We've been busy preparing campus for our Student Orientation Days this week! Students and families, please check out our Orientation Days website for our health and safety procedures as well as important information you need to know for the event. https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/student-orientation
We're looking for 2 full-time substitutes to join our team. Apply today! https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/employment--555
Superintendent. Dr. Smith spoke with WHIO today about Ohio Hi-Point's health and safety measures for students and staff for the upcoming school year, including investing in a temperature scanning system. You can watch the full clip tonight and read more about the health and safety measures on our website: https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/health-safety-protocols--2
With the Flexible Learning Plan, we're excited to give our students more instructional time per day in their career program while they're on campus. Students will now attend morning and afternoon sessions in their career program! Read more on our website: https://bit.ly/30xZO1D
Proud of our Media Arts program at Riverside High School for receiving several grants from the Logan County Education Foundation (LCEF)! These grants will continue to provide engaging, real-world opportunities for students. https://www.ohiohipoint.com/article/276821?org=hi-point
Ohio Hi-Point's Flexible Learning Plan for the 2020-21 school year was approved by the Board of Education during last night's meeting. The Flexible Learning Plan is a blend of face-to-face and independent/remote learning. The goal of the plan is to safely maximize the amount of hands-on learning time our students receive in our career technical labs while also engaging in a flipped classroom environment for academics. You can read more about the Flexible Learning Plan here: https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/welcome-back
We have been working diligently with our local health departments, our staff, and our 14 partner districts to create the most proactive and consistent educational plan for our students. For the 2020-21 school year, Ohio Hi-Point will implement a Flexible Learning Plan. You can read the full plan on our website: https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/welcome-back
The special Board of Education meeting scheduled for this evening (Wednesday, July 15) is cancelled. The Board will still be meeting for their regularly scheduled meeting next Wednesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. at OHP.
Juniors and seniors in high school, apply to serve on the Ohio Attorney General’s Teen Ambassador Board for the 2020-21 school year! Ambassador's will address some of the greatest issues facing our state and develop solutions to improve the lives of Ohioans. Applications are due June 26. https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/State-and-Local-Government/Schools/Teen-Ambassador-Board
Last week, Summer Dow and McKalia Hageman, both Animal Science students, along with the help of Logan County Bee Inspector, Nate Davis, and Teen Eco-Summit Advisor, Becky Nellis from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, installed two bee hives on campus. The bee hives were placed in the pollinator garden which the Animal Science and Outdoor Careers students established on campus. The hives were made possible through grants from the Logan County Farm Bureau and Battelle Research Institute.
Congratulations to Kristyn Bushong, an Animal Science senior from Kenton High School, and Matthew Schuster, a Smart Technology Engineering senior from West Liberty-Salem High School for being our May Students of the Month! Read more: https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/news
Congratulations to all our newly inducted NTHS members! https://www.apptegy.net/s/news-hi-point/articles/ohp-hosts-induction-ceremonies
It's happening now! Watch the ceremony live and congratulate our new NTHS members! https://youtu.be/hd_VwJrTEvM
We're hiring! Visit our website for a full list of career opportunities. https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/employment--555
Last week was #TeacherAppreciationWeek and we asked our students to recognize their teachers. Thank you to all the educators for making a difference in the lives of your students! https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/teacher-appreciation
Our teachers care for our students and miss seeing them every day. So for this #WellnessWednesday, enjoy this feel-good video and give a shout out to a teacher who's made a difference in your life for Teacher Appreciation Week! https://youtu.be/qQFJONHq_0c
Congratulations to our Honor Roll students for the third nine weeks! https://www.apptegy.net/s/news-hi-point/articles/ohio-hi-point-announces-third-quarter-superintendent-s-list-honor-roll
Due to COVID-19, Governor DeWine & ODE have asked schools to recognize seniors virtually rather than hold in-person events. We are disappointed for our seniors, but working hard to create a special & memorable experience. https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/convocation
This afternoon (Monday, April 20), Governor DeWine announced the state-wide distance learning plan will continue through the remainder of the school year due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. https://www.ohiohipoint.com/article/234748?org=hi-point
It's #WellnessWednesday! Exercise helps improve your overall health. Whether an hour or 15 minutes, don't forget to move. Please check out the workout resources on our website. https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/mental-health-and-wellness--2
Seniors! Scholarship applications are still available! Check out the full list on our website today. https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/school-counselors--6
DEADLINE EXTENDED! OHP NTHS is taking applications until 11:59 p.m. on April 15. Interested juniors and seniors can apply using the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKRFMPL9kya_jkIt94doqaLWPk-q1ix470Ma79qUuAbVgwZw/viewform
We loved seeing all the Twinning Tuesday posts! Continue to share using #OHPTogether or send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Tomorrow's spirit week theme is a TikTok Dance Challenge! Who has the best dance moves?
Keep sharing your #OHPPride! Post using #OHPTogether or send your photos to email@example.com. Tomorrow's spirit week theme is Twinning Tuesday! FaceTime a friend and snap a side-by-side photo.
Welcome to Spirit Week! Students, post a photo in your OHP gear using #OHPTogether or share with firstname.lastname@example.org to be featured on our page.
We're having a Virtual Spirit Week next week! Join us for a little fun and share your best photos and videos during the week. Use #OHPTogether or email email@example.com and we'll feature our favorites each day.
This afternoon Gov. DeWine announced the state-wide school closure will continue through Friday, May 1 due to COVID-19. OHP is on spring break, but will continue with distance learning on April 6. https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/covid-19-updates-and-resources--3
Seniors! Don't forget to keep applying for scholarships! There are a lot of available scholarships out there and we have a running list on our website. Check it out today: https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/school-counselors--6
In cooperation with directives from Governor DeWine and the ODH due to COVID-19, the Ohio Hi-Point Board of Education will meet virtually via Google Hangout on Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be recorded and posted on YouTube.
Congratulations to Skyeleigh Scott for winning the Pi Day Video Contest! Check out this FlipaClip to learn about all things Pi. https://youtu.be/GwJOQ7etl_w
Congratulations to Isaiah Brooks for memorizing 179 digits of Pi. That's not a typo. 179! Zachary Woolley placed second by memorizing 37 digits, Austin McCoy placed third with 28 digits, and Tori Strickland placed fourth with 20 digits. How many digits of Pi can you recite (without cheating)?
With the craziness of last week we didn't get to celebrate on social media one of our favorite holidays... PI DAY! Our Math Department always does a fantastic job of hosting fun Pi Day competitions and challenges for our students. Over the next few posts, we'll spotlight the winners from the four competitions. Get ready.
Our Animal Science seniors took a virtual study trip to a hog farm in Versailles today. Jacob Weubker, an FFA member, spoke about his family farm that raises several thousand hogs annually. He also shared aspects of nutrition and disease control, as well as how they try to protect the environment while farming. What a cool opportunity!
Thank you to everyone for being supportive and understanding as we navigate through this unprecedented time. We appreciate our staff, students and families, partners, and communities for working together to support our students. We will continue to share information on our FAQ webpage, which lists internet provider options, partner school meal distribution and more. https://bit.ly/2IU6InZ
If students need assistance with technology, please contact the Technology Department by the methods below: Email firstname.lastname@example.org Call 937-599-7601, leave a voicemail if nobody answers Message Mr. Case on Remind
During the next three weeks, we will do our best to communicate with you as needed about the latest COVID-19 information as it affects all of Ohio education. For the latest updates and frequently asked questions, please visit our website: https://bit.ly/39SgKlx.
Internet providers have joined together to provide free WiFi for students and families who need it: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/internet-companies-won-t-disconnect-people-unpaid-bills-60-days-n1158321?cid=sm_npd_ms_fb_ma
Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith has announced Ohio Hi-Point will be CLOSED on Monday, March 16 so staff can prepare distance learning plans for students. Ohio Hi-Point will remain closed through Friday, April 3. You can view additional details on our website: https://bit.ly/2wVvuBq
Ohio Hi-Point will be in session for students on Friday, March 13 and Monday, March 16. We will begin the Governor's mandated three-week closure starting Tuesday, March 17 through Friday April 3. Additional information for students and families will be given as soon as possible. For current details, please visit our website: https://bit.ly/2QbF4XN
Superintendent Dr. Smith sent out information regarding COVID-19 to students, staff, and families today. Ohio Hi-Point is working closely with the Logan County Health District and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) to monitor the situation and develop a coordinated plan to ensure we are prepared to execute the recommendations of local, state, and federal health officials if cases arise in our community. You can read the full letter on our website and find helpful links to the CDC and ODH websites: http://hipointoh.apptegy.us/o/hi-point/page/parents--802.
Attention Seniors! Jostens will be here to deliver your graduation orders on Tuesday, March 17 during lunch. Your order must be paid in full; Jostens accepts cash or money orders on delivery day. NO CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
More scholarships have just been added to our website and the documents section on our OHP app. Be sure to review the application deadlines and apply for these opportunities! https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/school-counselors--6
Workout Wednesdays sign ups are open! Claim your spot to do circuit training next Wednesday with Anytime Fitness. https://forms.gle/T4tHud48MuFXu6cj6
NTHS application deadline is coming up quick! Submit your application by March 27. https://forms.gle/9qnpjr2nhT6K9eSZ8
Sign ups are LIVE! Claim your spot in our first Workout Wednesday program. Homegrown Yoga is coming to teach a yoga class on March 4. https://forms.gle/uWkXUPsjYSXWLDKX7
We're excited to announce we're offering one-year programs for incoming seniors! Visit our website to see the full list of credential courses like Construction, HVAC, STNA, Automotive, and more! https://www.ohiohipoint.com/o/hi-point/page/one-year-programs
Ohio Hi-Point is on a two-hour delay for Thursday, Feb. 13. Students, please start working on the first Blizzard Bag Assignments.
Alexis Garver, a senior in the Graphic and Media Arts Academy, recently shadowed the marketing creative director at EXPRESS, learning more about brand marketing. Check out her experience here: https://www.ohiohipoint.com/article/188374?org=hi-point
Our students did a great job at SkillsUSA Regional Competition yesterday! Those advancing to state are: Ashlyn Hall who took Gold in Esthetics, Andrew O'Neil who took Silver for Related Technical Math, and America Stewart and Summer Smith who took Bronze in Extemporaneous Speech and Prepared Speech.
SkillsUSA students competing at Tolles tomorrow: Please be to OHP by 6:30 a.m. to load the bus!
OHP is closed Friday, Feb. 7. Be safe!
Riverside juniors! On Feb. 4, Mrs. Allen will be here to help you complete ACT pre-registration paperwork. Your meeting is in the ISC at 10:30 a.m.
Don't forget, tomorrow (Friday) is a jeans day!
Job alert! The US Census Bureau is hiring temporary, part-time census takers for the 2020 Census. The positions offer competitive pay, flexible hours, paid training, and weekly paychecks. Apply here: https://bit.ly/2OcYjz5
Did you know you can easily load funds onto your cafeteria account? Go to https://www.payforit.net/ and follow these steps.
Seniors! Don't forget to check out the most recent scholarship opportunities on our website. Some of the due dates are quickly approaching. http://hipointoh.apptegy.us/o/hi-point/page/school-counselors--6
Reminder! There's no school on Friday, Jan. 17 and Monday, Jan. 20 due to a staff in-service and MLK Day. Enjoy your long weekend!
Save a life! Donate blood this Friday (Jan. 10). Talk to Nurse Amy to sign up today!
Poetry Out Loud is here! If you want to participate in this competition all you need to do is: 1. Choose a poem from poetryoutloud.org to memorize 2. Email Mrs. Young (email@example.com) with your name and the title and author of the poem you have chosen by January 10th.
Good luck to our Allied Health and Nursing students who are testing for their STNA this week!
Seniors! Don't forget to take advantage of the scholarships available on our website at www.ohiohipoint.com/scholarships.
Class of 2020! Make sure you're checking out our scholarship page for the latest scholarship opportunities. Last year's class earned nearly $500,000! www.ohiohipoint.com/scholarships
The Teen Eco Summit team applied for grant money and presented to a panel of judges during the Teen Eco Summit at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on November 7. I’m happy to share that our Animal Science students earned $3,500 in grant money from Battelle Research Institute ($1,000) and the Logan County Impact Fund ($2,500) which will help establish bee hives in the pollinator garden!