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Daily Announcements


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Daily Announcements

  1. 1. Oak Ridge High School Announcements 04/23/2009 Blue/Even Day
  2. 2. National English Honor Society! <ul><li>National English Honor Society will be watching One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest on Tuesday, April 28, at 2:30 in room C-223. </li></ul><ul><li>Members are reminded that all points are due by the May 12 meeting. </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors must have 30 points in order to wear NEHS cords at graduation; juniors and sophomores need 20 point in order to remain a member for next year. </li></ul>
  3. 3. College & Career! Dual Credit Classes… <ul><li>Students who plan to take dual credit classes next year should have their registration forms and money turned in to LoneStar by Friday, May 1 st . </li></ul><ul><li>Please see Mrs. Hantz in the CCC (B-202) if you need paperwork or have questions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Library News! <ul><li>Do you have an overdue book? </li></ul><ul><li>People are waiting to check out the book that you have! </li></ul><ul><li>Please be considerate and return your books on time! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Herff Jones! <ul><li>Herff Jones will be in the cafeteria again TODAY , April 23 rd during all lunches. </li></ul><ul><li>If you ordered Graduation Invitations from Herff Jones, please make sure to stop by their tables during your lunch. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The ORHS Color Guard! <ul><li>Is looking for new members for the 2009 Field Season. </li></ul><ul><li>The guard dances, twirls and performs with the band at all football games and competitions. </li></ul><ul><li>No experience needed! </li></ul><ul><li>There will be workshop/clinics on May 4 th and 6 th from 7pm to 9pm. </li></ul><ul><li>The Mandatory Audition is on Thursday, May 7 th from 7pm to 9pm. </li></ul><ul><li>More information is available at the front office or see Tom Harrington in room F-106. </li></ul>
  7. 7. College & Career! <ul><li>Are you interested in volunteering at Conroe Regional Medical Center this summer? </li></ul><ul><li>Great for college applications!! </li></ul><ul><li>The Junior Volunteer Program is accepting applications until April 30th. </li></ul><ul><li>Come to the College & Career Center for more information. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2 nd Annual ORHS Recycle Challenge! <ul><li>With the arrival of new phonebooks something has to be done with the old ones. So…It is time for the 2 nd Annual ORHS Recycle Challenge. </li></ul><ul><li>All 1 st period classes are invited to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Collect all the paper, magazines, phonebooks, etc that you can find. </li></ul><ul><li>Bring it to your first period teacher and stack it up! </li></ul><ul><li>When we come to collect we will measure the stack(s). </li></ul><ul><li>Tallest stack(s) win a pizza party. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Did You Know? <ul><li>The U.S. Postal service delivered approximately 63 billion pieces of third-class mail in 1990. </li></ul><ul><li>An estimated 5 million trees were used to produce all of 1990s third-class mail. </li></ul><ul><li>An estimated 10 billion pieces of third-class mail were discarded without being opened. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Seniors! <ul><li>It’s time to get ready for Senior Awards Night! </li></ul><ul><li>It will be on Thursday, May 21 st at 7:00pm in the ORHS Auditorium. </li></ul><ul><li>Bring copies of your Scholarship Letters and Military Appointments to the College & Career Center by May 1 st ! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Prom Ticket Sales – End of April! <ul><li>Prom Tickets on Sales - All Lunches </li></ul><ul><li>April 27 - $40 </li></ul><ul><li>April 28 - $50 </li></ul><ul><li>April 29 - May 1 - $60 </li></ul><ul><li>At the door - $100 </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone MUST have a prom ticket to enter. </li></ul><ul><li>All fines and fees MUST be paid before purchasing or picking up a prom ticket. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Seniors! <ul><li>Please make sure to take care of any fines, fees, or any senior expenditures that you may owe before we begin to sell Prom tickets. </li></ul><ul><li>You may check with Mrs. McKenzie in the front office for fines and fees. </li></ul><ul><li>For senior expenditures please check with Mrs. McGinty (your senior sponsor) in room (C-102). </li></ul>
  13. 13. Special Occasion Dress Code! <ul><li>As we approach the special occasions this spring, remember that you must be in compliance with established dress code of conduct for all school-sponsored events. </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate dress for special occasions such as, Senior Awards, National Honor Society Induction, Sports Awards programs, etc. is defined by the dress code for school. You can find this in your Student Handbook. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Appropriate dress for Prom will include the following guidelines… <ul><li>• Spaghetti straps and strapless dresses are okay. </li></ul><ul><li>Two-piece dresses must overlap. No midriff can show even when arms are raised. </li></ul><ul><li>• Mesh or see-through inserts in the midriff will not be allowed. </li></ul><ul><li>• Camisole backs (lace-up) are okay. </li></ul><ul><li>• Front and back of dress must not be too low-cut or revealing. </li></ul><ul><li>Back of dress should not go below natural waist. </li></ul><ul><li>• Short dresses must follow dress code measurement, which is to the top of the knee. This includes any slits on long dresses. </li></ul><ul><li>• Underwear must be worn. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Dress cont…. <ul><li>• Boys must wear standard formal wear, which includes dark business suits and appropriate footwear. No flipflops, tennis shoes, or athletic shoes will be allowed. </li></ul><ul><li>• Proper and formal grooming is expected. </li></ul><ul><li>No unusual hairdos or hair color. </li></ul><ul><li>• No rave party accessories, such as flow sticks, are allowed. </li></ul><ul><li>• No costumes allowed. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are not dressed appropriately, you will not be allowed to enter the Prom. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember, if in doubt, don’t wear it! </li></ul><ul><li>We’re looking forward to a great time this spring. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Parent Access Account! <ul><li>Are your kids keeping you in the dark about their grades? </li></ul><ul><li>ACT NOW get THE FACTS </li></ul><ul><li>Create your Parent Access Account @ </li></ul><ul><li>You will be able to access your child's grades, attendance, assignments, and teacher contact information! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Late Busses! <ul><li>The late busses depart our campus at 5:00pm. </li></ul><ul><li>Bus passes are required to ride the late bus! </li></ul><ul><li>The late bus passes come from your teacher or coach that you were with. </li></ul><ul><li>Late busses leave from the West end of the building (teacher parking lot side) at the regular bus departure area. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Homework Help? <ul><li>Do you need help with your homework? </li></ul><ul><li>Mu Alpha Theta is offering help in room C-116 Tuesday through Friday mornings at 6:45am </li></ul>
  19. 19. Student Deliveries <ul><li>Students: </li></ul><ul><li>If you have forgotten your homework, lunch, sports clothes, lunch money, wallet, books, etc. (anything that you need for school), please check with the Front Office-Parents drop off many items without the students knowing. </li></ul><ul><li>Forgot Something = Front Office! </li></ul>
  20. 20. Safe School Hotline! <ul><li>Safe School Crime Stoppers Hotline… </li></ul><ul><li>1-888-Kid Chat </li></ul><ul><li>1-888-543-2428 </li></ul>