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Parent Update – September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014

MOTHER GOOSE AND FRIENDS VISIT ECC

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Mother Goose, Gus the Goose, BaaBaa Black Sheep, Penelope PomPom, Whootie the Know-It-Owl and others encouraged ECC youngsters to enjoy books through reading skills.ECC 2

The Sandusky State Theatre presented Mother Goose and Friends, which PNC Bank sponsored as a part of its Right to Read program.

Mother Goose and Friends is geared towards teaching youth ages 3-5 Mother Goose nursery rhymes and basic literacy and reading skills through the use of rhyme, song, dance and puppetry.

The program is part of the theatre’s mission statement, which is to work with other arts organizations to serve surrounding communities by providing quality educational programs dedicated  to lifelong learning in and through the arts.

OFHS GRAD WORKS WITH FASHION MOGUL @ NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

Anastasia Souris

Anastasia Souris, 2011 OFHS graduate, has done internships with Steve Madden in New York City and BCBG in Los Angeles as a fashion major senior at Ohio University.

This month she volunteered for BCBG Max Azria Group fashion shows during the fall Fashion Week in New York City. To view the story a Delta Gamma sorority sister wrote about her experience there, CLICK HERE.

In this photo, Anastasia is with Lubov Azria, American fashion model and chief creative officer with BCBG Max Azria Group.

Kudos to our former Bulldog!

USEFUL INFORMATION FOR PARENTS ABOUT EV-D68

You have likely been hearing stories in the news recently about a new respiratory virus affecting children in Ohio as well as other states.  The Ohio Department of Health has compiled information about Enterovirus D68.  To access the latest information on EV-D68 on the ODH website, please click HERE.

CITY, TOWNSHIP, SCHOOLS MEET RECREATION NEEDS OF COMMUNITY THROUGH PARTNERSHIP

Olmsted Recreation LogoThe City of Olmsted Falls, Olmsted Township and Olmsted Falls School District have partnered to establish a joint recreation entity that will oversee all athletics and other recreation activities in the Olmsted community.  The new partnership was launched in July. Its first task is coordinating all youth sports offerings in the community under the Olmsted Recreation umbrella to provide parents registering their children for sports programs a central, online registration system.  The online resource will also serve to provide an overview of available programs and registration and fee payment capabilities.

While existing athletic programs – whether privately run or school district run – will maintain their operational structures, Olmsted Recreation will serve to gather all of these outstanding athletic resources under one roof for the purpose of information and registration.  Olmsted Recreation initially will enter into a 6-month agreement with the privately maintained Olmsted Community Center to serve as the registration site for both online and in-person registration for all local youth sports programs participating in the new partnership.  A nominal built-in registration fee will help establish a funding stream to support the ongoing initiative.

Olmsted Recreation also will seek new partnerships for additional recreation opportunities for residents of all ages. For example,  a memorandum of understanding with Brook Park was approved that will provide Olmsted Falls and Olmsted Township residents access to that city’s John A. Polonye Community Center, including its water park, at reduced rates.  It hopes to expand recreational offerings beyond just school-age youth to those for all ages from pre-school to senior citizens.

To read more, please click HERE.

Bulldog yearbook cover

 REMINDER:  BULLDOG YEARBOOKS ARE IN!

The 2014 OFHS Yearbooks are available for pick up and purchase at the school.

Also available are previous years’ books as well.

Please contact Publications at 427-6050 or publications@ofcs.net with questions.

 

football-clip-artVARSITY FOOTBALL PRESALE TICKETS 

Varsity football presale tickets will be on sale Fridays at Olmsted Falls High School – Student Office,

Student presale tickets will be on sale the day of every football game, at ALL school buildings for $4.00.  Adult presale tickets will be available for home games only, at Olmsted Falls High School (Student Office) from 8 am. to 2:30 p.m. for $6.00.

Home games are October 3rd, Berea-Midpark; October 10th, Amherst, Homecoming and October 31st, Parent Night

clambakeOFHS POST PROM COMBINES REVERSE RAFFLE AND CLAMBAKE

Enjoy some clams and maybe luck at the OFHS Post Prom’s Reverse Raffle and Clambake on October 19th at the West Side Irish American Club. The cost is $35 for a full meal, which includes clams, chicken, corn, yams, a refreshment, etc., and $7 for a kid’s meal of hot dog, chips, drink and dessert. Extra clams are $9. The event runs from 3-7 p.m. at the center on Jennings Road in Olmsted Township. See a Post Prom member for tickets or contact Beth Kopycinski at 95kopy@gmail.com.

LAST FEW CHANCES: GET YOUR TICKET IN THE CHEVY CRUZE OR $10,000 CONTEST!

OFAB fundraiser carWin a Chevy Cruze LS or $10,000 in the Olmsted Falls Athletic Boosters fundraiser.

Tickets are available for $10 each from various athletic teams and organizations including: baseball, football, tennis, boys/girls basketball, bowling, fast pitch, golf, boys/girls soccer, track, volleyball, wrestling, Athletic Boosters, Hockey Association, Masquers, Swim Association, Volleyball Association and Music Association.

In addition tickets will be available in the board office, at all home football games, or by contacting OFAB President Jim Polcar at (440) 724-3454.

Tickets are $10.  There will be a drawing of 10 people at the October 10th football game.  October 31st football game will bring those winners to  see who the ultimate winner is.  Winner will select from a 2014 Chevy Cruze or $10,000.  Winner  must be 18 years or older to win.  More rules on the OFAB website.

Help support your local organizations also involved in the fundraiser by buying a ticket!

frostyENJOY A FREE WENDY’S JR FROSTY THROUGH OFMS PTA’S FUNDRAISER

The OFMS PTA kicked off its Free Wendy’s Jr. Frosty card fundraiser. For $1, you will receive a card for unlimited free Jr. Frosty’s from Wendy’s with any purchase. The cards are good for one year of unlimited use.  They also are great gifts for grandparents, co-workers and siblings.

To view a purchase form, CLICK HERE, and return it to school.

 

resale photoOECPTA AUTUMN ATTIC RESALE IS SEPTEMBER 27TH

The annual Autumn Attic Resale is September 27 at the OFMS.  This resale event is for gently-used infant, children, teen and maternity clothing, furniture, décor, bedding, strollers, activity baby gear, safety, toys, games and other miscellaneous for all ages of children.

The Early Bird hours are 8-9 a.m. with a $5 admission.  General sale is 9 a.m. to noon with a $2 admission. Sellers manage their own tables.

Post Prom Fundraiser information sheet revised (1)

OFHS POST PROM NECKLACE FUNDRAISER RETURNS

Back by popular demand is the OFHS Post Prom customized and personalized necklaces. There are three designs, two different chain lengths and various add-ons available with each purchase.

To view a flyer and order form, CLICK HERE. For more information, contact laurieshand@hotmail.com or 95kopy@gmail.com

 

falls lenox OECPTA logo PTA OFFERS YANKEE CANDLE FUNDRAISER

The Falls-Lenox/ECC PTA Yankee Candle fundraiser will run through September 29th.

Simply visit its website by CLICKING HERE and enter group #990050451 in the “start shopping” box. All online orders will be shipped immediately and directly to the address requested.

COMMUNITY

cuyahoga-logo-footerScratch Video Game Creation Workshop

Date: 10/1/2014
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM

 Olmsted Falls library main doors April 2013 IMAG1710Description:

Interested in making video games? In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to make a basic interactive game using Scratch online software. Bring your creativity and imagination!  (Grades 6-12) Registration Required. Release form required for photographs.  Visit http://cuyahogalibrary.evanced.info/eventsignup.asp?ID=33105 to sign up.

olmsted community center building

JOIN SATURDAY ACTIVITY NIGHTS IN SEPTEMBER

Olmsted Community Center invites students in grades 2-6 to attend its 7-10 p.m. Saturday Activities Nights. The cost is $8 for the fully supervised dance party, crafts, games and fun in the gym. Each must have a signed registration form, which is found by CLICKING HERE. The flyer also lists the September activities.

September 20th is Backyard fun with ladder golf, corn hole, Frisbee toss and more.  It’s Inflatable Night September 27th.

VENDORS NEEDED FOR OCC’S HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW

The Olmsted Community Center is accepting applications for its Holiday Home & Craft Shoppe on November 15th.  The price for an 8-foot space is $35.  Last year the show saw more than 500 attendees.

To download a space application form, CLICK HERE.  To view a flyer of the event, CLICK HERE.

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