Kelly Whittaker
Cyclones- Yearbook distribution for the 2019-2020 school year will be Thursday, July 16th from 10am-Noon or 4-6pm in the South Parking lot. This will be a curbside pick-up, please stay in your vehicle until an adult approaches you!
about 12 hours ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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 hiattd@usd290.org with any questions!
7 days ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
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
15 days ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
Work has begun on the soccer and football field turf projects! Excited to see these facility upgrades for our students!
24 days ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Class of 2020 graduates, please check your USD 290 email for your complementary digital print from graduation day!! Congratulations again on all your accomplishments. Please help spread the word.
about 1 month ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
Graduation stream is live! https://youtu.be/K0kTB4Be2A0
about 1 month ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
The stage is set for the Class of 2020! Can’t wait to see and celebrate you tomorrow!
about 1 month ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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
about 1 month ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
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
about 1 month ago, Dean Grell
Dean Grell
Final adjustments today to get ready for our YouTube live stream on Saturday! We have a clean audio feed and six high definition camera feeds ready to go! Stream link will be distributed tomorrow!
about 1 month ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to the following students as they were awarded their FFA State degrees today, virtually!
about 1 month ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to our 2020 Mr. & Miss OHS!
about 1 month ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
It’s been a bittersweet day as we weren’t able to wish you well for the summer in person! #StayStrongCyclones #SeeYouSoon
2 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Wanted to give a shout out to all the Cyclone teachers as we kick off Teacher Appreciation Week! They go the extra mile for our students and care about them fiercely. Please take a few moments to thank a special Cyclone teacher this week!
2 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
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
3 months ago, Dean Grell
Dean Grell
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
3 months ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
It was so exciting yet bittersweet to see the Seniors today for cap & gown pick up! If you weren’t able to make it, we’ll be in touch. 🤞🏼 we see you again for a graduation celebration!!! #ClassOf2020 #FinishStrong #2WeeksLeftPlusFinals
3 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Can’t wait to see how you participate!! Email daily pictures to Mrs. Fischer!!!
3 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Join us in congratulating the 2020 Governor's Scholars. They represent the top 1% of high school seniors across Kansas! Payton Lee Maggie McCalla
3 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to Brittny Hornbuckle for receiving a $1,000 Built Ford Tough National FFA Scholarship. We'd like to give Bob Allen Ford of Ottawa a HUGE shout-out for sponsoring the scholarship!
3 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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
3 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
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!
3 months ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
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/
3 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to Riley Bacon & Keegen Henricks as this is the 4th year they've made their respective choirs!
3 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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
3 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
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
3 months ago, Dean Grell
Dean Grell
If you need a device repair, please email help@usd290.org with your contact information and a description of the issue. We will coordinate no-contact doorstep pickup and delivery if necessary!
3 months ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
Tomorrow is our first day of remote continuous learning. Students please please please check your email & Google Classrooms! #HereWeGoCyclones
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
Please see the attached update from Superintendent Dr. Ryan Cobbs in response to Governor Kelly's statewide stay-at-home order.
4 months ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
OHS Students & Families, please check your email regarding information about signing up for a time to pick up personal belongings at OHS.
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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. 
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Seniors please check your email regarding important information about Scholarship application deadlines!!! #PleaseSpreadTheWord
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
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
4 months ago, Dean Grell
Dean Grell
USD290 COVID-19 Resource Center will be launching early next week! Teachers and support staff have volunteered to work the support queue when they can. If you have a question, you will be connected with a USD290 employee directly, who will find an answer! Stay tuned!
4 months ago, Dean Grell
Dean Grell
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
4 months ago, Dean Grell
Dean Grell
Please see the latest update from the Kansas State High School Activities Association regarding the cancellation of all spring championships, competitions, and festivals for the remainder of this school year.
4 months ago, Dean Grell
Dean Grell
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
4 months ago, Dean Grell
Dean Grell
COVID-19 Update from Dr. Ryan Cobbs Please click here for the latest information https://www.usd290.org/article/210304
4 months ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you to the City of Ottawa for giving a Water & World presentation to our students. The presentation shared various aspects of our water processes. Also explained Summer internship opportunities for our students!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you to all the staffulty & students who donated blood yesterday! Because of your efforts, National Honor Society hit their goal!!!! We had 29 units of whole blood & 8 double red cell donations! #CyclonesRock
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
The robotics competition season has been cancelled. 😭
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you for all your support this season!!!!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to the boys on a nice season, we are proud of you! We ended our season against Augusta 53-41
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our students showed up loud & proud filling up three pep buses! Ottawa & Augusta are tired at 18 going into the third quarter. #LetsGoCyclones
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Unfortunately, the state chess tournament at Emporia University on Saturday, March 14 was cancelled. 😭
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Please consider making a donation!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to our Kansas State Bank Cyclones of the Week: Carey Knight and Kirstann Blakesley
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Click the link to access the March issue of The Review, OHS student publication. https://issuu.com/thereviewohs/docs/2020_march_issue
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you to all who attended the first annual Student Led Conferences at OHS. We enjoyed collaborating with families as students communicated their goals. This opportunity allowed us to truly be a partner in your students’ success & engage in conversations happening at home!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Brad Graf
OHS is hosting the 1st ever student led conferences format for Parent/Teacher conferences tonight and tomorrow. Looking forward to interaction among the educational collaborative team of student, parent and teacher.
4 months ago, Brad Graf
Kelly Whittaker
Students & OHS families be sure to check your email for information about a pep bus going to state Thursday! #LetsFillItUp
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
OHS Chess Team placed 4th today at their tournament and added two more state qualifiers! Joseph Sutton and John Aquino will also be participating in state! Congratulations to all!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Ainsley had an AWESOME day at Paola. She placed 1st in SSA and 1st Poetry!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Drop your order form off at Front Row Sports or call to place your order on Monday!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Cyclones are headed to Salina to 4A State. Won over Independence 48-42. Boys will play Thursday, time TBD.
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Student section & pep band have shown up tonight!!!! Love the energy! Let’s go Cyclones!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Yesterday, Mr. Lasley & Ottawa FFA helped Kansas Corn promote ethanol at Casey's in Overbrook. We let customers know that ethanol is safe for cars 2001 and newer with 88 octane blend. If they filled their vehicles up with it; they got 15 cents off per gallon and a free prize.
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Brad Graf
Chess club on the road in Lawrence today. Last opportunity to qualify for State in Emporia next weekend.
4 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
Chess club on the road in Lawrence today. Last opportunity to qualify for State in Emporia next weekend.
4 months ago, Brad Graf
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you StuCo for preparing & serving breakfast for our teachers on their Work Day! #YouRock
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
These students came in on their day off to engage in an ACT Prep class!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our Aviation I & II classes visited Dodson Aviation earlier this week. Students were able to connect their learning from the classroom while exploring some career options in the field of Aviation.
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to the following for breaking into finals: Atticus Sutton placed 5th in poetry. Aubrey Vasquez and Kymberly Glavin-Culbertson placed 7th in duet. Ainsley Curry placed 3rd in both poetry and SSA. Kodi Marmon placed 6th in poetry. Great night!!! 🏅🎭🏅🎭🏅🎭
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Reminder!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Last weekend these students participated at KMEA state band or choir with students from all over Kansas. Congratulations Riley Bacon, Abby Toomey, Grace Wooge & Quinncy Morris.
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to our Pizza Time fans of the game! Boy did our student section show up loud & proud tonight!!! We hope to see all of you plus more on Saturday for the Championship game!!!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Wow! It was loud tonight as the community showed up to support the Cyclones! We hope to see you Saturday at 6pm as the Cyclones host the winner for Fort Scott or Independence.
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you Communities In Schools for organizing an interview day for our Seniors to practice their skills! We are thankful for all the community members who volunteered their time to make this event possible!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to our Kansas State Bank Cyclones of the Week: Mark St. John & Vianey Sanchez
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Brad Graf
OHS seniors participate in Senior Interview day with area business and community members.
4 months ago, Brad Graf
Kelly Whittaker
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!
4 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Brad Graf
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!
4 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
132 Collin finishes the year 33-5 & as the 4A runner up losing to Martin of Paola 5-0.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to Christina Sorensen for placing 5th in SSA today!! 🎭🏅🎭🏅Way To Go!!! #Forensics
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Brad Graf
182 5th place finisher Daidrien Aho on the medal stand.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
182 Daidrien Aho won by decision over Storm Slupianek of Marysville 1-0. Daidrien finishes his sr year @ 27-10 & a 5th place finish @ the KSHSAA 4A state tournament.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
182 Daidrien Aho loses by fall to Branden Martin of Piper. Earned a spot on the medal stand & will wrestle for 5th place.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
Daidrien Aho over Jon Meek of Mulvane 3-2. Daidrien advances to medal round and will wrestle Branden Martin of KC Piper. Will earn 3-6th place.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
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)
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
113 Cons. Round 3 - Jake Stanton Caney Valley won by decision over Liam Sutton 9-3.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
182 Cons. Round 2 - Daidrien Aho won in sudden victory over Iziah Cook of Pratt SV-1 6-4. Will wrestle Jon Meek of Mulvane in match 274 to get to medal round.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
152 Cons. Round 2 - Brady McDonald of Chanute won by fall over Kael Lane. Kael finishes the season 33-10.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
Cons. Round 2 - Liam Sutton won by fall over Tj Taylor of Iola by fall. Will wrestle Stanton of Caney Valley in match 255. Win and medal.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
Spring Hill over the OHS boys 51-50.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
OHS Lady Cyclones fall to Spring Hill 63-35.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
132 - SEMIFINAL Collin Creach over Rowe of Santa Fe Trail 6-4. Will wrestle Martin of Paola for a 132lb state championship.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
220 Cons Round Lower Iola over Jared Ferguson by fall.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
195 Cons Round Luttig of Lindsborg Smoky Valley over Wyatt Sink by fall.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
152 Cons Round Kael Lane over Loader Clay Center 2-1
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
Lin of Augusta over Atticus Sutton 5-1
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
113 - CONS. ROUND Liam Sutton over Barrager of Fort Scott 10-0
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
182 Schroeder of Concordia over Daidrien Aho 4-3
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
132 Collin Creach over Cooper of Nickerson 9-3. Collin Advances to Semifinals
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
195 Young of Wellington over Wyatt Sink by fall.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
220 Ferris of Chapman over Jared Ferguson by fall.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
182 Daidrien Aho over Ensch of Frontenac 12-11
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
Hoback of Burlington over Kael Lane 2-0.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
Collin Creach over Dipman of Pratt by fall.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
113 Fox of Augusta over Liam Sutton 7-0
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
106 Clements of Chanute over Atticus Sutton by fall.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
Opening Ceremonies before KSHSAA 4A state wrestling.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Brad Graf
Coach Weidl gives the pregame pep talk before the days state wrestling competition begins.
5 months ago, Brad Graf
Kelly Whittaker
Nathaniel Shupert & Payton Lee were finalists for the Franklin County Optimist Club essay contest. Nathaniel placed 1st and will move into the district contest to compete for a $2500 scholarship! Congratulations to both students!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our awesome FFA students hosted a staff appreciation cookout yesterday!!! They can’t say enough about our staff at OHS!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
A few FFA members drove their tractors to school yesterday for FFA Week! 🚜
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to Darby Weidl 155 lbs State Runner-Up! We are so proud of you! #GoCyclones
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Darby wins by decision 11-8, moves to the 155lbs championship match!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Ottawa FFA had a fine day today at Louisburg. Senior Floriculture Team finish 6th overall. Intermediate Floriculture Team finish 1st overall with 1st, 3rd, 6th, 7th & 8th high individuals. Ag Mechanics Senior Team finish 5th over.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Darby wins her first match at Girls State Wrestling. She defeated her opponent 9-4!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
So excited to see our Incoming 9th Grade families learning about graduation requirements and course offerings at OHS! #ClassOf2024
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our HOSA, Health Occupations Students of America, would like to bring awareness to the community about second hand smoke. Please take a few moments to review their fact sheet.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to the Pizza Time fans of the game!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to the Kansas State Bank Cyclones of the Week: Braden Hoang, Ava Waterman, Kaitlyn Powell & Hayden Durrie
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Fellowship of the Stage attending KU Theatre’s production of “As You Like It”
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to Kael Lane, 152 pound Boys Wrestling Regional Champion!!!!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Way to go Cyclones!!! Regional wrestling results State Qualifiers: 106- Atticus Sutton - 4th place 113- Liam Sutton - 2nd place 132- Collin Creach - 3rd place 152- Kael Lane - 1st place 182- Daidrien Aho - 2nd place 195- Wyatt Sink - 4th place 220- Jared Ferguson - 4th place
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our Law I and II students visited the Johnson County Crime Lab this week! #RealWorld #ExploringCareerOptions
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Students at OHS called or texted their families to schedule their Student Led Conference for March 9th or 10th. We are excited to see students talk to their parents about their goals & academic progress!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our Health Science students toured NCCC surgery tech facilities & saw nursing. Then travels to Flint Hills Technical College to see their dental hygiene & nursing programs. #CareerOptions
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Please mark your calendars for the 1st annual student led conferences held at OHS. Your high school student will start contacting you Friday during Advisory to schedule appointments! We are excited to collaborate with you as your student expresses their future plans and goals!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our drafting students are putting their skills to work as they prepare for an upcoming architectural design project.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Attention incoming 9th grade parents, Class of 2024! During this meeting, we’ll be sharing information about course offerings & graduation requirements. This meeting will be held at OHS in the Cyclone Room. #PleaseSpreadTheWord
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to the Kansas State Bank Cyclones of the week: Spyncer Hiles & Aubri Rowe
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Mark your calendars!!!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
155| Regional Champion Darby Weidl!!! Up next, state!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
More results from the Frontier League Wrestling meet today.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Wrestling team for placing 4th at the League meet today!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Way to go Darby!! We are so proud of all our entire girls wrestling team for a fantastic first season!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Baldwin Cheer and Dance Festival. Team routines rating of 1.  Also Superior judges award for overall performance and technique award for both routines!!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you to all our robotic sponsors! We couldn’t make this opportunity for our students possible without you!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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 🏀🎷🎼
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Pizza Time Fans of the game! Thank you to everyone who came out tonight!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Lady Cyclones helping make history by competing in the first ever KSHSAA regionals girls wrestling tourney!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
170 | Anisah Ultreras with a HUGE come from behind pin advances her to day two!!!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Darby Weidl will be wrestling in the 155 pound Regional Championship match tomorrow!!!!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
This afternoon OHS teachers are analyzing social emotional data and collaborating in their Professional Learning Communities. #NeverStopLearning
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
OHS teachers are engaging in professional develop today. We are digging into our instructional framework, talking about teaching strategies and learning new technology tips! #Collaboration #NewLearning
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Reminder!!!!!!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Check out this opportunity below!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Due to inclement weather on Thursday, February 13 all OHS activities have been cancelled.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
There will be no school today - Thursday, February 13th. Stay home, and stay warm!
5 months ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
Saw future Cyclone Thespians in action this afternoon!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you to everyone who came out to Think Pink night to support all our student athletes! We appreciate your continued support!!!!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to all our Pizza Time fans of the game!!!!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
These students attended the Educators Rising State Conference yesterday.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you to everyone who partnered with OHS tonight to raise over $1,200 for the Franklin County Cancer Foundation!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Forensics at Burlington tonight was a success! We came home with six medals. 🎭🥇🏅 Ainsley Curry - 1st in Poetry and 6th in Serious Solo Ashley Winkler - 3rd in Poetry and 4th in Prose Atticus Sutton - 7th in Poetry Nolan Dinkins - 6th in Humorous Solo
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Current 10th and 11th grade families join us this Wednesday evening to hear about all the opportunities your students have through Flint Hills Technical College, Allen Community College and Neosho Community College while enrolled at OHS! #SpreadTheWord
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Found our hard working Yearbook staff putting in some time this evening! These students do such an incredible job!!!!! 📖
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
More Winter Royalty dance fun!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you StuCo for sponsoring our Winter Royalty dance after the games Friday.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
We sure had fun Friday evening in a packed gym!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you to all who came out Friday evening to support our athletes. A special thank you to these super fans who earned a FREE pizza for being the Pizza Time fans of the game!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Varsity Girls Wrestlers showed up to compete yesterday! In other results, 170- Anisah Ultreras 4th place; 235- Aniyah Perkins 3rd place
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Boys Varsity Wrestlers finished 4th yesterday 4 points behind Wichita West. In other results, 120- Trevor Kaub 6th place; 220-Jared Ferguson 3rd place
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to our Winter Royalty King & Queen Kobe Johnson and Emma Aguirre!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Ottawa FFA members competed in the Milk Quality CDE today. Senior Team finish 3rd with 2nd, 8th & 9th individuals. Intermediate Team finish 2nd over all with 2nd, 6th, 9th & 10th individuals.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
The Empty Bowls benefit was a success! Art Guild and Culinary students raised over $600 for local food pantries. Thank you to all who participated in this event! #emptybowls #fighthunger #highschoolart #ceramicsclass #artclub #communityconnection
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Every Friday afternoon, our teachers at OHS engage in professional development or collaborate in professional learning communities. Yesterday, we talked about collective efficacy and reflected on our instructional framework, mission statement and strategic plan! #OneTeamForKids #WhateverItTakes
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Students and teachers worked on their scripts for our upcoming Student Led Conferences on March 10th and 12th yesterday during Advisory. Students will be scheduling times soon!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Aliyah Brown and Abby Bird passed their level 1 PAC Student Technician scenarios, both earning their catwalk cards! Erin Smith completed her second scenario on her way to Level 2 certification! Congrats ladies! We are excited to see you continue on this journey!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to our Kansas State Bank Cyclones of the Week: Nathan Patrick and Chloe Schulz
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Biology students extracted pure DNA from a living specimen today! 🧬
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
OHS Senior Avid class showing their school spirit for Dynamic Duo Day!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Happy National School counseling week to our three fabulous counselors; Mrs. Buxton, Mrs. Lehman & Mrs. Tharp. Thank you for all you do for our students at OHS!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Basic Algebra 2 students working collaboratively to determine how to build 2D and 3D shapes. #HandsOnLearning
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
One of our Genius Bar Student Technicians working to fix a teachers computer. Not only was he able to solve the problem, he explained what to do in the future if it happens again! #RealWorldExperiences
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Students in Algebra 1 are collaborating to figure out the best method to solve a system of equations. #MoreThanOneRightWay
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Varsity and JV Girls basketball teams lost to Topeka High tonight. The 9th graders won 33-32 in the final seconds of the game! 🏀
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
We hope to see staff & students having fun this week!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Winter Royalty Candidates: Back Row- Collin Fluke, Jayden Porter & Kobe Johnson Front Row- Ashley Winkler, Alice Ann Ishmael & Emma Aguirre The winners will be crowned Friday evening!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
The Cyclonettes did a great job at their competition yesterday. They received a rating of 1 and a rating of 2 on their routines!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Last chance to see Mamma Mia! tonight! Doors open at 6pm and show starts at 7pm.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our Forensics students had a great first weekend of competition. Congratulations to Ashley Winkler for placing 1st & qualifying for state; Ainsley Curry for placing 3rd & qualifying for state; & Atticus Sutton, who attended his first tournament EVER, placed 5th out of 55!
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Kanas State Bank Cyclones of the Week: Ty Whitney & Riti Ishanpara
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Students in our Law 2 class have been working on apprehending suspects. Mrs. Campbell is inviting community members in to create a more authentic situation then practicing with peers.
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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
5 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you to all the incoming 9th graders & families who came to learn about CTE Pathways, Concurrent Credit and our C3 initiative with NCCC! #ClassOf2024 #CantWaitToHaveYou 📚 📖 🏫
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Thank you to all the parents who attended the scholarship information night hosted by the OHS Counseling Department!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Come support local food pantries by purchasing a bowl made by Ottawa High School art students filled with chicken noodles and mashed potatoes on Friday, February 7th from 5-7pm in the Cyclone Room!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our high school students prepared these lessons for our CTE preschoolers!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our high school students leading our CTE Preschoolers in lessons.
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Enjoying the littlest students at Ottawa High School today! Our high school teachers are leading them through carpet work. Always a joy to spend time in our CTE Preschool!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Be sure to come support our students in Mamma Mia! this Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7pm in our new Performing Arts Center!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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 
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Winter Royalty Candidates: Queen- Emma Aguirre Alice Ann Ishmael Ashley Winkler King- Collin Fluke Kobe Johnson Jayden Porter
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Varsity girls lost to Holton 15-53 tonight & Varsity boys lost to Piper 46-66.
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
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!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to Abigail Kuntz for representing Ottawa High School at the John Philip Sousa honors band at the Leid Center! 🎼
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
The Varsity Boys basketball team fell to Raytown South 42-50 at the Basehor-Linwood tournament. They will face either Piper or Basehor on Monday, January 27th at 3pm.
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Lady Cyclones basketball team lost 28-51 to Blue Valley today at the Basehor-Linwood Tournament. They play again on Monday, January 27th at 3pm against the winner of Holton & St. Joe Benton.
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Students working hard today on the set for “Mamma Mia!” Can’t wait for next weekend!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to our three All-State Band members: Grace Wooge, Quinncy Morris, and Abby Toomey!!!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to our Kansas State Bank Cyclones of the Week: Ava Caylor and Dalton Watkins!!!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Lady Cyclone lost to Basehor-Linwood tonight 55-23. They play again Friday night at 6pm in the Basehor Tournament.
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Dean Grell
Riley Meyerkorth has certified in the PAC! Riley was able to quickly and accurately complete his assessment. Riley's scenario was an unamplified performance. Even with no microphones, Riley had to move audio and video through the system. Congrats Riley!
6 months ago, Dean Grell
Kelly Whittaker
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!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Congratulations to 9th grader, Alivia Sharp for placing 1st in the Martin Luther King, Jr. essay contest. She read her essay and received a cash prize & medal today at the OMA!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Kids cheer camp took place today at OHS! These little ones will perform on January 28th at the basketball games! Can’t wait to see them in action! #FutureCyclones
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Results from Kansas Grade Level Chess Tournament: 9th graders Jase White earned 7th place and Kymberley Glavin-Culbertson earned 9th place & 12th grader Walker Everett got 4th place. These Cyclones have now qualified for state in March! We are so proud of these Cyclones!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Results from Basehor Girls Wrestling. 155 Darby Weidl 2nd place. 170 Anisah Ultreras 5th place Way to go Cyclones!!!!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Our Senior Wall is filling up!!! If your name is not up and you know what you’re doing, be sure to stop by the counselors offices and see Mrs. Tharp!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Remember, no school Monday, January 20th.
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
Mrs. Miller's students were given 5 minutes to to consult with peers and strategize before starting their calculus assessment!
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker
Kelly Whittaker
28 students in Mr. Stoddard's World History classes participated in the annual Daughters of the American Revolution essay contest about Christopher Columbus. Congratulations to Chloe Schulz for winning; her essay will move to state! Thank you to all who participated.
6 months ago, Kelly Whittaker