Parents/Guardians of 11th Grade students for the 2020-2021 school year, please check your email for information regarding a new immunization requirement. Contact our school nurse, Mrs. Hiatt at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
Negotiations Meeting This Morning @ 10AM The following link will allow you to watch the live stream of the fifth negotiations meeting with the Ottawa Education Association and the USD 290 Board of Education to revise the Negotiated Agreement for the 2020/21 school year. This is not a meeting in which public participation is allowed, however, it is an open meeting and therefore we wanted to make sure that you have access. https://youtu.be/hyAv5hUr4QI
Here are the prizes for after prom party! If you won a prize, come to the front of the high school tonight anytime between 6:00-8:00pm to pick it up. If you are unable to make it this evening, the after prom committee will contact your parents via phone to make other arrangements on a different date. Senior prizes: $400 NEOSHO Autumn Sweetwood Refrigerator Audrey Hook ipad Brittny Hornbuckle apple watch Lauren Bechtle TV Hannah Carey Drone Haley Schultz Junior/ Senior prizes: PS4 Maddison Soman Go Pro Landon Reeder Beats Pill Brigitte Snell TV Keegen Hendricks Beats Wireless Nathaniel Shupert Air Pods Lorena Marquez $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Abby Orr $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Alice Ann Ishmael $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Cadence Bonnell $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Samuel Roberts $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Lindsey Audiss $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Addison Hedges $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Tucker Baldwin $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Isabelle McCarty $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Kirstann Blakesley $100 cash & free large Casey's Pizza: Richard Blevins $100 cash & $25 Johnny's Tavern Gift Card: Ashley Deardorff $100 cash & $25 Johnny's Tavern Gift Card: Christopher Hanson $100 cash & $25 Salty Iguana Gift Card: Dysen Batten $100 cash & $25 Six Mile Chop House Gift Card: Jacob Gregg $100 cash & $25 American Eagle Gift Card: Cade Gollier $100 cash & free dozen cookies from Casey's: Alexis Wiilliams $100 cash and free meal at the Big Biscuit: Adrienne Husted $100 cash: Abigayle Daisy $100 cash: Lauren Curtis $100 cash: Oliva Ortiz $50 cash & Elite Nails Gift Card: Megan Gregg $50 cash & $50 Lada Salon & Spa Gift Card: Samantha Atchley $50 cash & $25 6 Mile Chop House Gift Card: McKinley Croucher $50 cash and $25 Salty Iguana Gift Card: Callie MonGold $50 cash and $25 Johnnys' Tavern Gift Card: Evan Conroy $50 cash and $25 Johnnys' Tavern Gift Card: Braydon Schreffler $50 cash and 1 free large Casey's pizza: Jakob Schmoe $50 cash and 1 free large Casey's pizza: Virginia Riri $50 cash and 1 free large Casey's pizza: Brenna Espinoza $50 cash and 1 free large Casey's pizza: Daidrien Aho $50 cash and 1 free large Casey's pizza: Abby Toomey $50 cash and 1 free large Casey's pizza: Collin Fluke $50 cash and 1 free large Casey's pizza: Lillian Durrie $50 cash and 1 dozen Casey's Cookies: Hailey Criqui $50 cash and 1 dozen Casey's Cookies: Madison Hogelin $50 cash and 1 free meal from the meal at the Big Biscuit: Cylar Guilfoyle $50 cash and $8 gift card coffee shop and bag of coffee beans: Zack Wilson $50 cash: Crystina Long $50 cash: Natalie Maxhimer $50 cash: Spyncer Hiles $50 cash: Randee Huggard $50 cash: Heather Henricks $50 cash: Logan Sterling $50 cash: Adrienne Husted $50 cash: Samantha Atchley
Tune in Saturday at 9AM for the OHS 2020 Graduation Ceremony! Last names A thru L 9am-Noon Speeches:Class Gift, Britny Hornbuckle, Payton Lee, Principal Kelly Whittaker addresses the Graduates Last names M thru Z 2-5pm Stream: https://youtu.be/K0kTB4Be2A0 KOFO 103.7FM
The regular Board of Education Meeting will be live streamed at 7PM tonight, after the conclusion of the Negotiations Meeting. Click the link below for more information, and links to view both meetings - https://www.usd290.org/article/237749
OHS National Honor Society students will begin offering online tutoring sessions to all students starting tomorrow! Check the following article for the schedule and the links to the online classrooms. https://www.usd290.org/article/235726
In honor of the OHS Senior Class of 2020, OHS & USD 290 will be joining schools around the country by turning on our stadium lights. Starting on Friday, April 10th at 8:20pm. The lights will remain on for 20 minutes each Friday. #COVID-19Guidelines #JustForShow #DoNotGather
USD290 staff members are standing by, 8AM-4PM M-F to answer your questions! https://covid19.usd290.org Average response time is just over one minute! Need Chromebook help? Need a teacher to contact you? Food Service questions? We are ready! Get answers fast!
Congratulations to Kirsten Evans for being named the National Renaissance Student of the Month!!!!!! The Renaissance Program at OHS has made a tremendous impact to the culture under the direction of Mrs. Kane & her students! https://www.jostensrenaissance.com/kirstenevans/
Congratulations to Riley Bacon & Keegen Henricks as this is the 4th year they've made their respective choirs!
Congratulations to the following students who were selected from the 2020 KCDA All-State Women's Treble Honor Choir & All-State Men's Choir: KCDA All-State Women's Honor Choir: Riley Bacon Taylor Black Cady Bonnell Gracie Howard Riley Howard Ashlyn Thomeczek Monica Vrbas KCDA All-State Men's Honor Choir: Alex Chidster Justin Dennison Connor Estes Sonny Gregg Taven Hancock-Dewey Gabe Hazen Keegen Henricks Josiah Jahn Xander Mason Ian Stitt Axavier Vink Kennan West
In an effort to continue to keep our staff, community, and Board safe via social distancing guidelines, the Board of Education will host a live stream for a special board meeting April 2, 2020, beginning at 12:00 noon. https://youtu.be/YLhgSZvKNfc
If you need a device repair, please email email@example.com with your contact information and a description of the issue. We will coordinate no-contact doorstep pickup and delivery if necessary!
Tomorrow is our first day of remote continuous learning. Students please please please check your email & Google Classrooms! #HereWeGoCyclones
OHS Students & Families, please check your email regarding information about signing up for a time to pick up personal belongings at OHS.
At this time, USD 290 Drivers Education opportunity is on hold. We will be seeking out more information from the Kansas State Department of Education as well as monitoring the status of COVID-19. More information and communication regarding the status of Drivers Education will be released as it becomes available.
Seniors please check your email regarding important information about Scholarship application deadlines!!! #PleaseSpreadTheWord
Our regularly scheduled Board Meeting will be streamed live tonight at 7PM - with significant audio quality improvements! See the attached release from Dr. Ryan Cobbs for more information. https://www.usd290.org/article/217617
The Board of Education Special Meeting tonight at 7PM will be streamed on YouTube Live. In an effort to meet all CDC guidelines we ask that you do not physically attend the meeting. For more information, and the link to the stream, visit https://www.usd290.org/article/214789
Please see the attached release from Superintendent Dr. Ryan Cobbs regarding the joint statement from Governor Kelly and Dr. Randy Watson's. https://5il.co/dvau
COVID-19 Update from Dr. Ryan Cobbs Please click here for the latest information https://www.usd290.org/article/210304
The robotics competition season has been cancelled. 😭
Unfortunately, the state chess tournament at Emporia University on Saturday, March 14 was cancelled. 😭
Click the link to access the March issue of The Review, OHS student publication. https://issuu.com/thereviewohs/docs/2020_march_issue
FFA Results from today: Aaron Campbell won a Proficiency Award in Ag Sales and Service; his application will go to state. Caroline Wingert was slated for an office; we will find out at District FFA banquet which office she gets. Caroline Wingert, Jodie Belts, McKenna Schulz, Raylee Jones and Josiah Jahn applications for State Degree were approved on the district level; they will go on to state for final approval. Way to Go Cyclones!
OHS Chess Club competed in Topeka on 2/29. Pictured left to right: John Aquino, Joseph Sutton, Daniel Jenkins, Walker Everett. Each player earned 2 or more points each, played some tough games, and earned 4th place as a team. Daniel and Walker joined the ranks of OHS students qualified for State Chess at ESU on March 14!
Girls sub state basketball. 7:00pm Tuesday, March 3 @ KC Piper (2) Kansas City-Piper HS (18-2) vs (15) Ottawa HS (5-15) Boys sub state basketball. 7:00pm Wednesday, March 4 @ OHS (4) Ottawa HS (16-4) vs (13) Chanute HS (7-13)
Spring Hill over the OHS boys 51-50.
OHS Lady Cyclones fall to Spring Hill 63-35.
220 Ferris of Chapman over Jared Ferguson by fall.
Our Skills USA students tackled a new task this year for World of Wheels in Kansas City. They not only prepared a pedal car but were the only high school invited to put a car on display! Our students have been working hard over the last several months. They displayed their car as shown below and have a goal of bringing the finished product next year! ** Not all students pictured below. Way to Go Cyclones!
Forensics competed at Spring Hill today. We came away with six medals! 🥇🎭🥇🎭🎉 Caden Lowderman placed 6th in Inform. Nolan Dinkins placed 4th in Humorous Solo. Christina Sorensen placed 4th in Serious Solo. Kylie Walker placed 6th in Humorous Solo. Ainsley Curry placed 2nd in Serious Solo and 1st in Poetry!
Day 1 of Wrestling Regionals: Liam Sutton, Kael Lane and Daidrien Aho are all in the finals and 2019-20 State Qualifiers. Still alive on the backside: Atticus Sutton Trevor Kaub Tiernan Reed-Cox Collin Creach Richard Blevins Joel Brown John Sink Wyatt Sink Jared Ferguson Aaron Clevenger
FCCLA District STAR event results: Chloe Schulz & Allie Brewer -Silver for their Mobile Food Pantry project and Joelle Lane & Alex Powell, bronze with “Mini Library “ project . Congratulations to these students!
Thank you Seniors for all you’ve done and will continue to do as Cyclones! Boys Basketball Girls Basketball Dance Cheer Cytones Chamber Choir Band 🏀🎷🎼
170 | Anisah Ultreras with a HUGE come from behind pin advances her to day two!!!
JV Basketball vs Central Heights at Wellsville for today is postponed. The game has been rescheduled for 1:30 Saturday, February 15 at Humboldt. They will play a second game at either 3:00 or 4:30pm.
Due to inclement weather on Thursday, February 13 all OHS activities have been cancelled.
There will be no school today - Thursday, February 13th. Stay home, and stay warm!
OHS Varsity Boys Wrestling team defeated Bishop Miege 53-15 last night. 126- Crooks win by pin 132- Creach win by pin 138- Blevins win by pin 145- Brown loss by fall 152- Lane win by pin 160- Hinderliter loss by pin 182- Aho win by pin 195. W. Sink win by pin 220- Ferguson loss by decision 285- Clevenger loss by fall
Varsity and JV Girls basketball teams lost to Topeka High tonight. The 9th graders won 33-32 in the final seconds of the game! 🏀
SEK boys wrestling tournament at Chanute results: 113- Liam Sutton 6th place 120- Trevor Kaub 6th place 132- Collin Creach 3rd place 138- Richard Blevins 6th place 152- Kael Lane 5th place 182- Daidrien Aho 4th place 195- Wyatt Sink 6th place
Scores from basketball last night at Eudora: Girls: Varsity lost 33-49 JV lost 17-50 9th Grade won 26-12 Boys: Varsity won 53-44 JV lost 37-55 9th Grade lost 31-56
Varsity Wrestling defeats Louisburg 60-24 113- Liam Sutton win by pin 120- Trevor Kaub loss by pin 126- Bobby Crooks loss by pin 132- Aaron Quillen win by pin 138- Richard Blevins win by pin 160- Kael Lane loss by pin 170- John Sink win by pin 182- Daidrien Aho win by pin 195- Wyatt Sunk win by pin 220- Jared Ferguson win by pin 285- Aaron Clevenger win by pin
Varsity Boys Basketball Results from last evening against Blue Valley Southwest: Freshman & JV lost while Varsity picked up a big win defeating them 71-56!
Ottawa Varsity Wrestling lost to Paola last night 25- 50 106- Atticus Sutton loses by tech 113- Liam Sutton loses by fall 120- Trevor Kaub loses by fall 126- Tiernan Reed-Cox loses by fall 132- Collin Creach wins by decision 138- Richard Blevins wins by fall 145- Joel Brown loses by fall 152- Kael Lane wins by major 160- John Sink loses by fall 170- Brodi Mesik loses by fall 182- Daidrien Aho wins by fall 195- Wyatt Sink loses by fall 220- Jared Ferguson loses by decision 285- Aaron Clevenger wins by fall
Winter Royalty Candidates: Queen- Emma Aguirre Alice Ann Ishmael Ashley Winkler King- Collin Fluke Kobe Johnson Jayden Porter
Boys Varsity Wrestlers competed at the Gerald Sadowski Tournament in Holton, KS. The following wrestlers placed: 6th place Liam Sutton (113) Bobby Crooks (126) Richard Blevins (138) Kael Lane (152) Wyatt Sink (195) 4th place Zach Cunningham (106) 132lb Champion Collin Creach!
Congratulations to our three All-State Band members: Grace Wooge, Quinncy Morris, and Abby Toomey!!!
The OHS girls basketball games vs Topeka High have been rescheduled for Monday, February 3rd. Freshman game will start at 4:30 followed by JV & Varsity!
Results from Basehor Girls Wrestling. 155 Darby Weidl 2nd place. 170 Anisah Ultreras 5th place Way to go Cyclones!!!!