Thursday, May 18, 2017

 HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
Thursday, May 18
Preschool Last Day

Friday, May 19
Students Last Day!
State Track @ Omaha

       ** PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MEETINGS WILL BE LISTED ABOVE IN THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS **

ANNOUNCEMENTS

There will be a full "O" club meeting TODAY at 11:45 pm.  All members should plan to attend.  

O’Neill Venture, the tomato plant is looking of high school students who want a summer job.  They are open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm everyday.  Pick up an application during their business hours if your interested.

Brandon Stolze, trainer for Avera St. Anthony's hospital, will be offering Sportsmetrics-Injury Prevention and Sports Training workouts this summer.  Interested JH/SH students should see Brandon or plan to attend a meeting on Wednesday May 17 at 3:25 pm.  There is a cost for this program and the calendar is flexible for this 6 week program.  Plan to attend if you are interested getting stronger and preventing injuries.  

Here is the updated list of track fines for Boys track.  Please pay the fine or hand your uniform and warm-up in today:  David Arroyo $100, Francisco Perez $25, Brandon Hopson $25, Christopher Laursen $100, Vicente Medina $60, Braxton Stauffer $25.
Coach Hilker

Any 8th - 11th grade student that has not submitted a class requests form signed by a parent or guardian will not be allowed to check out on Friday.  Students please check your emails to see if Mrs. Corkle is missing yours.  Get them in to her before Friday so that you will not be delayed from checking out.

Students, this is the LAST week to purchase your yearbooks. An email was sent out 2 weeks ago with a copy of the instructions that were included in the mailings that you received at home.  If you did happen to misplace your mailing or can't find the email, you can order by either calling 1-877-767-5217 OR by going to jostensyearbooks.com and searching for ONeill (no apostrophe), and choosing the high school.  Just follow the prompts from there!  If you have a question, please email me, but DO NOT WAIT!  It literally takes 5 minutes to call and or go online to order!  You MUST order online by Friday! 

O’Neill Public Schools will be serving FREE Breakfast and FREE Lunch for anyone age 1-18 from May 23 through July 21, 2017.  Breakfast and Lunch will be served Monday through Friday at the O’Neill High School, 540 E Hynes St.  (NOTE:  This has been moved due to construction at our Elementary)  Everyone is welcome.  You do not have to be a resident of O’Neill to participate in this program.  No reservations are needed but you must come during the following serving times:  Breakfast 8:00-8:30 and Lunch 11:30-12:30. 

Students in grades 7th-12th grade for the 2017-18 school year, who will either be in a PE class or out for a sport, will need to complete a physical.  Please call your medical provider and set up your physical appointment.  Forms will be available at both O'Neill Clinics.  Physical appointments may be made anytime after May 1, 2017.


Wednesday, May 17, 2017

 HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017
Wednesday, May 17
JH Honors Convocation – 2 pm
Preschool Graduation – 6 pm

Thursday, May 18
Preschool Last Day

Friday, May 19
Students Last Day!
State Track @ Omaha

       ** PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MEETINGS WILL BE LISTED ABOVE IN THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS **

ANNOUNCEMENTS

There will be a full "O" club meeting on Thursday May 18 at 11:45 pm.  All members should plan to attend.  

Juniors, there will be a class meeting at 11:15 TODAY in the Library.  Senior Picture information and requirements will be handed out, so you know the requirements for next year.  

Brandon Stolze, trainer for Avera St. Anthony's hospital, will be offering Sportsmetrics-Injury Prevention and Sports Training workouts this summer.  Interested JH/SH students should see Brandon or plan to attend a meeting on Wednesday May 17 at 3:25 pm.  There is a cost for this program and the calendar is flexible for this 6 week program.  Plan to attend if you are interested getting stronger and preventing injuries.  

Here is the updated list of track fines for Boys track.  Please pay the fine or hand your uniform and warm-up in today:  David Arroyo $100, Francisco Perez $25, Brandon Hopson $25, Christopher Laursen $100, Vicente Medina $60, Braxton Stauffer $25.
Coach Hilker

Track and Field team members: Remember to get your uniform and sweats checked TODAY. You will not be allowed to check out and will be charged $100.

Any 8th - 11th grade student that has not submitted a class requests form signed by a parent or guardian will not be allowed to check out on Friday.  Students please check your emails to see if Mrs. Corkle is missing yours.  Get them in to her before Friday so that you will not be delayed from checking out.

Students, this is the LAST week to purchase your yearbooks. An email was sent out 2 weeks ago with a copy of the instructions that were included in the mailings that you received at home.  If you did happen to misplace your mailing or can't find the email, you can order by either calling 1-877-767-5217 OR by going to jostensyearbooks.com and searching for ONeill (no apostrophe), and choosing the high school.  Just follow the prompts from there!  If you have a question, please email me, but DO NOT WAIT!  It literally takes 5 minutes to call and or go online to order!  You MUST order online by Friday! 

O’Neill Public Schools will be serving FREE Breakfast and FREE Lunch for anyone age 1-18 from May 23 through July 21, 2017.  Breakfast and Lunch will be served Monday through Friday at the O’Neill High School, 540 E Hynes St.  (NOTE:  This has been moved due to construction at our Elementary)  Everyone is welcome.  You do not have to be a resident of O’Neill to participate in this program.  No reservations are needed but you must come during the following serving times:  Breakfast 8:00-8:30 and Lunch 11:30-12:30. 

Students in grades 7th-12th grade for the 2017-18 school year, who will either be in a PE class or out for a sport, will need to complete a physical.  Please call your medical provider and set up your physical appointment.  Forms will be available at both O'Neill Clinics.  Physical appointments may be made anytime after May 1, 2017.


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
Tuesday, May 16
Grades 4 – 6 Elem Track & Field – 10 am
Boys District Golf

Wednesday, May 17
JH Honors Convocation – 2 pm
Preschool Graduation – 6 pm

Thursday, May 18
Preschool Last Day

Friday, May 19
Students Last Day!
State Track @ Omaha

       ** PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MEETINGS WILL BE LISTED ABOVE IN THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS **

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The following people need to get there track apparel or pay a fine:  David Arroyo $100, Francisco Perez $25, Tanner Storjohann $100, Brandon Hopson $25, Matt Wilson $35, Brett Johnston $60, Justin Beeks $60, Braxton Stauffer $25.Vicente Medina $100.

Track and Field team members: Remember to get your uniform and sweats checked in by Wednesday. You will not be allowed to check out and will be charged $100.

Any 8th - 11th grade student that has not submitted a class requests form signed by a parent or guardian will not be allowed to check out on Friday.  Students please check your emails to see if Mrs. Corkle is missing yours.  Get them in to her before Friday so that you will not be delayed from checking out.

This is for the students who were in Crafts during the third quarter.  We will attempt to launch the hot air balloons at 7:45 am Tuesday Morning for out in the east parking parking area of the school.  Any other students are welcome to come and watch.  This will be weather pending.

Students, this is the LAST week to purchase your yearbooks. An email was sent out 2 weeks ago with a copy of the instructions that were included in the mailings that you received at home.  If you did happen to misplace your mailing or can't find the email, you can order by either calling 1-877-767-5217 OR by going to jostensyearbooks.com and searching for ONeill (no apostrophe), and choosing the high school.  Just follow the prompts from there!  If you have a question, please email me, but DO NOT WAIT!  It literally takes 5 minutes to call and or go online to order!  You MUST order online by Friday! 

Juniors, there will be a class meeting at 11:15 on Wednesday in the Library.  Senior Picture information and requirements will be handed out, so you know the requirements for next year.  

Sophomores and Juniors, there will be a survey that will be taken on Wednesday about next year's prom.  We will make the announcement when it is open for you to take.  

O’Neill Public Schools will be serving FREE Breakfast and FREE Lunch for anyone age 1-18 from May 23 through July 21, 2017.  Breakfast and Lunch will be served Monday through Friday at the O’Neill High School, 540 E Hynes St.  (NOTE:  This has been moved due to construction at our Elementary)  Everyone is welcome.  You do not have to be a resident of O’Neill to participate in this program.  No reservations are needed but you must come during the following serving times:  Breakfast 8:00-8:30 and Lunch 11:30-12:30. 

If you are interested in a track camp this summer, the University of Sioux Falls has several that include various events. More information here: https://camps.jumpforward.com/usftrackandfield

Students in grades 7th-12th grade for the 2017-18 school year, who will either be in a PE class or out for a sport, will need to complete a physical.  Please call your medical provider and set up your physical appointment.  Forms will be available at both O'Neill Clinics.  Physical appointments may be made anytime after May 1, 2017.


Monday, May 15, 2017

 HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
Monday, May 15
6th Grade Field Trip
School Board Meeting – 7:30 pm

Tuesday, May 16
Grades 4 – 6 Elem Track & Field – 10 am
Boys District Golf

Wednesday, May 17
JH Honors Convocation – 2 pm
Preschool Graduation – 6 pm

Thursday, May 18
Preschool Last Day

Friday, May 19
Students Last Day!
State Track @ Omaha

       ** PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MEETINGS WILL BE LISTED ABOVE IN THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS **

ANNOUNCEMENTS

This is for the students who were in Crafts during the third quarter.  We will attempt to launch the hot air balloons at 7:45 am Tuesday Morning for out in the east parking parking area of the school.  Any other students are welcome to come and watch.  This will be weather pending.

Students, this is the LAST week to purchase your yearbooks. An email was sent out 2 weeks ago with a copy of the instructions that were included in the mailings that you received at home.  If you did happen to misplace your mailing or can't find the email, you can order by either calling 1-877-767-5217 OR by going to jostensyearbooks.com and searching for ONeill (no apostrophe), and choosing the high school.  Just follow the prompts from there!  If you have a question, please email me, but DO NOT WAIT!  It literally takes 5 minutes to call and or go online to order!  You MUST order online by Friday! 

Juniors, there will be a class meeting at 11:15 on Wednesday in the Library.  Senior Picture information and requirements will be handed out, so you know the requirements for next year.  

Sophomores and Juniors, there will be a survey that will be taken on Wednesday about next year's prom.  We will make the announcement when it is open for you to take.  

O’Neill Public Schools will be serving FREE Breakfast and FREE Lunch for anyone age 1-18 from May 23 through July 21, 2017.  Breakfast and Lunch will be served Monday through Friday at the O’Neill High School, 540 E Hynes St.  (NOTE:  This has been moved due to construction at our Elementary)  Everyone is welcome.  You do not have to be a resident of O’Neill to participate in this program.  No reservations are needed but you must come during the following serving times:  Breakfast 8:00-8:30 and Lunch 11:30-12:30. 

If you are interested in a track camp this summer, the University of Sioux Falls has several that include various events. More information here: https://camps.jumpforward.com/usftrackandfield

Mr. N. Hostert has two State Football Championship pictures for sale.  Cost is $15.  Please see him if you are interested.

Students in grades 7th-12th grade for the 2017-18 school year, who will either be in a PE class or out for a sport, will need to complete a physical.  Please call your medical provider and set up your physical appointment.  Forms will be available at both O'Neill Clinics.  Physical appointments may be made anytime after May 1, 2017.

There will be a meeting right after school TODAY for all students planning on participating in softball next fall.

The meeting will be in the Lecture Hall. Thanks.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

 HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS THURSDAY/FRIDAY MAY 11 & 12, 2017

Thursday, May 11
Golf Invite @ Valentine – 9:30 am
District Track @ Wayne

Friday, May 12
Student Council Elections
4th Grade Field Trip

Saturday, May 13
Graduation – HS Gym – 4 pm

Sunday, May 14
Mothers Day

Monday, May 15
6th Grade Field Trip
School Board Meeting – 7:30 pm
Boys District Golf

Tuesday, May 16
Grades 4 – 6 Elem Track & Field – 10 am

Wednesday, May 17
JH Honors Convocation – 2 pm
Preschool Graduation – 6 pm

Thursday, May 18
Preschool Last Day

Friday, May 19
Students Last Day!
State Track @ Omaha

       ** PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MEETINGS WILL BE LISTED ABOVE IN THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS **

ANNOUNCEMENTS

If you are interested in a track camp this summer, the University of Sioux Falls has several that include various events. More information here: https://camps.jumpforward.com/usftrackandfield

Mr. N. Hostert has two State Football Championship pictures for sale.  Cost is $15.  Please see him if you are interested.

Found:  Feb. birthstone ring (purple stone).  Please stop by the office to identify.

Students in grades 7th-12th grade for the 2017-18 school year, who will either be in a PE class or out for a sport, will need to complete a physical.  Please call your medical provider and set up your physical appointment.  Forms will be available at both O'Neill Clinics.  Physical appointments may be made anytime after May 1, 2017.

There will be a meeting right after school on Monday, May 15 for all students planning on participating in softball next fall.
The meeting will be in the Lecture Hall. Thanks.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS WEDNESDAY MAY 10, 2017
Wednesday, May 10
SENIORS LAST DAY!!
Graduation & Baccalaureate Practice – 9 am
Baccalaureate – 7:30 pm

Thursday, May 11
Golf Invite @ Valentine – 9:30 am
District Track @ Wayne

Friday, May 12
Student Council Elections
4th Grade Field Trip

Saturday, May 13
Graduation – HS Gym – 4 pm

       ** PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MEETINGS WILL BE LISTED ABOVE IN THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS **

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The following students need to see Mrs. Ludwig this morning to pick up medals and certificates from last night:  Hunter Smith, Alyssa Foutch, Jose Ponce, Jared Peed, Abbie Flower, Sarah Tunender, Cauy Shaw, Blake Krysl, Melanie Bach, Jakob Tech, Alex Lopez, Ashley Butler, Allyson Rowse, Katie Ann Noffke, Christopher Laursen, Riley Davis, Leandra Cruz, Brook Colfack, Ayden Brown, Lukas Dougherty, Abbey Flower.

Found:  Feb. birthstone ring (purple stone).  Please stop by the office to identify.

Students in grades 7th-12th grade for the 2017-18 school year, who will either be in a PE class or out for a sport, will need to complete a physical.  Please call your medical provider and set up your physical appointment.  Forms will be available at both O'Neill Clinics.  Physical appointments may be made anytime after May 1, 2017.

There will be a meeting right after school on Monday, May 15 for all students planning on participating in softball next fall.
The meeting will be in the Lecture Hall. Thanks.

The O'Neill Police Department is working to organize a MOCK (NOT REAL) active shooter TRAINING EVENT that will take place right here at OHS on August 15th (2 days before we come back to school in the fall).  This training event needs volunteers and they are requesting students and staff participation.  If you would like to participate as an actor/actress in this training event you can pick up am information packet in Mr. Fisher's office this week.  There is a participation form that you must take home and have a parent sign.  These forms are due back by May 15th (this next Monday).  Again, this is a training event and many volunteers are needed.  This event will not interfere with sports practices that will have started that week for fall sports!  

       If anyone is interested in running for Student Council president or vice president, please get an application from Mrs. Troester.  The applications are TODAY with speeches on Friday, May 12th at 8:00 A.M.  
 If you are interested in running for Secretary or Treasurer of Student Council, come tell Mrs. Troester, and you will be put on the ballot. You don’t have to give a speech. Please let her know by TODAY. 
      The executive officers of the Student Council shall consist of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
 IF YOU PLAN TO RUN AS AN EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BRING YOUR LUNCH TO MRS. TROESTER’S ROOM ON TODAY FOR AN INFORMATIVE MEETING. 

QUALIFICATIONS OF OFFICERS:
  1.    A student eligible for an executive office on the Student Council must maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point        average and have no permanent failures from the previous semester.
2.    The President must be a Senior and of good moral character.
3.    The Vice-President must be a Senior OR Junior and of good moral character.
4.    The Secretary and Treasurer may be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior and of good moral character.
5.    Cannot be an executive officer in other organizations.


     Any student in grades 7-11 that are interested in running for Student Council Class Representative, please sign up by Cheryl’s Office. You will vote for class representatives when you vote for President & Vice President at the end of the school year. Sign up with Mrs. Troester TODAY.  If you are a class representative, you cannot be an executive officer in other organizations.  

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

 HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS TUESDAY MAY 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9
Sophomore Field Trip
HS Honors Convocation – 7:30 pm

Wednesday, May 10
SENIORS LAST DAY!!
Graduation & Baccalaureate Practice – 9 am
Baccalaureate – 7:30 pm

Thursday, May 11
Golf Invite @ Valentine – 9:30 am
District Track @ Wayne

Friday, May 12
Student Council Elections
4th Grade Field Trip

Saturday, May 13
Graduation – HS Gym – 4 pm

       ** PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MEETINGS WILL BE LISTED ABOVE IN THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS **

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Students: Tuesday, Honors Convocation at 7:30 pm TONIGHT. Please dress up – no blue jeans! Please check the list outside of Mrs. Ludwig’s office to see if you need to be present.  All students are welcome!!!!



The following Seniors have not picked up and paid for their posters from the gym – the cost is $15:  Please take care of this with Mrs. Ludwig ASAP.  Makenzie Petersen, Valeria Benavides,  Alonso Franco, Mia Tinsley, Shea Coventry. 

Students in grades 7th-12th grade for the 2017-18 school year, who will either be in a PE class or out for a sport, will need to complete a physical.  Please call your medical provider and set up your physical appointment.  Forms will be available at both O'Neill Clinics.  Physical appointments may be made anytime after May 1, 2017.

XC:  Cross Country meeting TODAY in Room 214 right after school.  Come and listen.

ONE-ACT CAST AND CREW who have not received your letters, please see Mrs. Langan in the distance learning room 8th period TODAY.

If one of the closest JH boys track Laugh Olympics in recent memory, Koehler’s Kicking Mules emerged with a 40 to 39 win over Fritz’s Fire-Eaters.  The Men of Meyhem were third with 37 followed by the Galloping Ghosts with 36, the Mega-Force with 34, and the Glacier Pilots with 31.

The O'Neill Police Department is working to organize a MOCK (NOT REAL) active shooter TRAINING EVENT that will take place right here at OHS on August 15th (2 days before we come back to school in the fall).  This training event needs volunteers and they are requesting students and staff participation.  If you would like to participate as an actor/actress in this training event you can pick up am information packet in Mr. Fisher's office this week.  There is a participation form that you must take home and have a parent sign.  These forms are due back by May 15th (this next Monday).  Again, this is a training event and many volunteers are needed.  This event will not interfere with sports practices that will have started that week for fall sports! 
       If anyone is interested in running for Student Council president or vice president, please get an application from Mrs. Troester.  The applications are due by Wednesday, May 10th with speeches on Friday, May 12th at 8:00 A.M.  
 If you are interested in running for Secretary or Treasurer of Student Council, come tell Mrs. Troester, and you will be put on the ballot. You don’t have to give a speech. Please let her know by Wednesday, May 10th. 
      The executive officers of the Student Council shall consist of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
 IF YOU PLAN TO RUN AS AN EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BRING YOUR LUNCH TO MRS. TROESTER’S ROOM ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 10TH FOR AN INFORMATIVE MEETING. 

QUALIFICATIONS OF OFFICERS:
  1.    A student eligible for an executive office on the Student Council must maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point        average and have no permanent failures from the previous semester.
2.    The President must be a Senior and of good moral character.
3.    The Vice-President must be a Senior OR Junior and of good moral character.
4.    The Secretary and Treasurer may be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior and of good moral character.
5.    Cannot be an executive officer in other organizations.

     Any student in grades 7-11 that are interested in running for Student Council Class Representative, please sign up in Cheryl’s Office. You will vote for class representatives when you vote for President & Vice President at the end of the school year. Sign up with Mrs. Troester by Wednesday, May 10th. If you are a class representative, you cannot be an executive officer in other organizations.