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OFCS Update – January 6, 2017

FALLS-LENOX FOX 8 COOL SCHOOL SEGMENT AIRED THIS WEEK

fox8dsc_0668CP_leftThe camera crew from Fox 8 visited Falls-Lenox this past Wednesday to film footage for the “Fox 8 Cool School” segment featuring the Bulldogs, which aired Thursday morning during the Fox 8 Morning Show.  The segment also aired on the Thursday afternoon newscast and has been posted to the Fox 8 website.  If you haven’t had a chance to view the Falls-Lenox Cool School feature story, please click HERE.  To view a photo gallery from the Fox 8 Cool School experience, please click HERE.

fl-students-at-fox-8In addition to the feature segment which aired, Falls-Lenox students Kenzie and Riley (pictured at right with the Fox 8 Morning Show on-SS_upper_leftair team) joined Kristi Capel, Wayne Dawson and Scott Sabol live in the Fox 8 studio where they were interviewed on-air about their cool school and helped with the morning’s Coffee Quiz.  Both Kenzie and Riley represented Falls-Lenox with pride and spunk!  The Morning Show cast loved them!

Kudos to all of the students and staff who helped show the camera crew why Falls-Lenox indeed in well-deserving of the Fox 8 Cool School honor!  And thank you again to the Bulldog community for casting the many votes that made this all possible!


OFCS ‘CELEBRATING DIFFERENCES WEEK’ BEGINS MONDAY

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SS_upper_leftThe Celebrating Differences Week runs from Monday through January 17th. Each day a color is chosen and worn to show support for the following disabilities/disorders/differences:

Monday – Purple (Rett Syndrome, ADHD, & Anti-gay bullying)

Tuesday – Blue (Downs Syndrome, Autism, & Anti-Bullying)

Wednesday – Red/Maroon (Rare or Misdiagnosed Diseases)

Thursday -Teal/Green- Anxiety disorder, Mental Health disorder)

Friday – Bulldog wear/3elove wear to support all of our bulldogs with differences.

Each building will have a daily message about the differences supported each day.

If you would like to see additional events/activities throughout the district for Celebrating Differences Week, please visit the calendar on the new Helping Hands website by clicking HERE.


SEVERAL OFHS STUDENTS EARN HONORS AT ART/WRITING COMPETITION

scholastic_awards_logo_rgb_DSSS_upper_leftTwo OFHS students earned key awards and five received honorable mentions at the annual Scholastics Art and Writing Competition.

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Gold Key Winner Kayla Mandak’s piece (pictured above) will be on display at the Cleveland Institute of Art, along with award-winning works from six other OFHS artists.

Students whose work were honored are Kayla Mandak, gold key (top award); Lauren Gumeny, Silver Key and Dylan Briggs, Kailie Gelatka, Cody Kelley, Evan Martin and Disha Rathod earning honorable mention.

To view the online photo gallery featuring this students’ award winning art, please click HERE.

These works of art will also be on display in a featured exhibit at the Cleveland Institute of Art.  To visit the exhibit in person, which is on display from January 16th to February 3rd, visit the Cleveland Institute of Art and its Reinberger Galleries. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Congratulations to these extremely talented Bulldogs!


MRS. TIMURA’S CLASS MAKES THE LOCAL NEWS WITH FLASHES OF HOPE PROJECT

flashes-of-hope-logoCP_leftMrs. Wren Timura’s second-grade class participated in Flashes of Hope, whose goal is to photograph every child with cancer until every child is cured.  Timura’s class wanted these children to feel special, even though they did not know them.  They recorded their thoughts with pictures and sent them to them.

To view a video and write-up about these local students that were recently featured on Ch. 19 News, please click HERE.


LAS VEGAS NIGHT ROLLS INTO TOWN FEBRUARY 11TH

lvn-guestslvn-2017This year the annual OFHS Alumni Association’s Las Vegas Night is early – 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. February 11th – at the West Side Irish American Club. Why not test your luck while helping raise money for scholarships.

dan-and-timAll profits go towards scholarships for the OFHS Class of 2017. The  night includes games, such as big wheel, dice, black Jack, let it ride, poker, Texas hold ‘em and a 50/50 raffle, side boards and more with a cash bar and refreshments by Angelina’s Pizza.  Tickets are $6 at the door. Call the Alumni office, 440-427-6030 for more details.  All 21 and older are welcome!  To see the flier, click HERE.


 POST PROM OFFERS TWO UPCOMING DINING FUNDRAISERS

Post Prom 2017 graphicPlease participate in these awesome fundraisers if you can and share these opportunities with your family and friends:

t-shirt-quilt-raffleT-shirt Quilt Raffle

Take chances to win a quilt made from your child’s school/athletic/vacation T-shirts. It would make a great birthday or graduation gift. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. The winner has a choice of a quilt chosen from various sizes that would include from nine to 12 shirts. To buy tickets, text Michelle Cutts, 216-956-7145. To see a flier, click HERE.

Pick 3 Raffle Drawing

  • daily-pick-3Ohio Pick 3:  Evening drawings, held Monday-Friday, will take place in January, February, and March 2017
  • Exact Pick 3 number will win you $50.00. To see a flyer, click HERE.
  • $10 per month/ticket -or- all three months for $25
  • For information contact Anita Greller at 216-894-0111

olmsted-falls-bob-evansBob Evans Community Fundraiser

  • Dine at the North Olmsted’s Bob Evans Community Fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. January 18th.
  • It will donate 15 percent when you present the flier, which is available by clicking HERE.

suds-dine-and-triviaSuds Maguire’s Bar & Grill Dine & Trivia Night

  • Dine from 11 a.m. to midnight January 24th at Suds Maguire’s Bar & Grill on Bagley Road. 
  • Just mention Post Prom when ordering or placing a take out.  There also is a trivia contest.  For the flier, click HERE.

To keep up-to-date on important information:

Like our Facebook page: OFHS 2017 Post Prom Committee
Follow our Twitter page: @OFpostprom2017
Questions can be directed to: bulldogspostprom2017@gmail.com


IT’S SUPER BOWL HOAGIE TIME!

OFHS Super Bowl hoagie saleOFHS music students will perform at DisneyWorld in February.

To help defray their cost, the OFMA will again have the annual Super Bowl Hoagie Sale that will occur February 4th at Shaker’s MarketPlace.  Students will earn funds for each hoagie – about 50 percent – they sell.  OFMS students also may participate to start earning funds in their own personal travel account.

Students will collect money from those who order from them. Click HERE for the order form. Click HERE for the envelope form. Envelopes only will be printed for HS students.  If more are needed, contact Janet Kollar, janetrk@sbcglobal.net.

All orders are due to their OFHS music teacher by Friday, January 27th.  Volunteers also are needed to assemble hoagies February 4th as well as students to place lettuce and tomatoes in sandwich bags February 3rd.  If you can volunteer, please click HERE to sign up.



COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES, EVENTS & FUNDRAISERS



OLMSTED GIRLS FAST PITCH 2017 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

crossed bats softballRegistration for the upcoming softball season now is open through January 31st. You may register by clicking on the link below or visiting occ.recdesk.com.  You also may register in person by visiting the Olmsted Community Center during regular business hours.

Olmsted Girls Fast Pitch is open to all girls, ages 8-18, residing within the Olmsted Falls city school district.  Visit olmstedgirlsfastpitch.org for more information.


SWINGS-N-THINGS HOSTS TEEN DANCE NIGHTS IN JANUARY

teen-nightSwings-N-Things will be hosting a Teen Dance Night every Friday night in January from 7 – 10:30 p.m. – including an area for chaperones featuring free wifi!

For additional information, click HERE for the event flyer or contact Swings-N-Things at 235-4420, ext. 125 for more details.


SIGN UPS NOW OPEN FOR OLMSTED FALLS’ LORAIN COUNTY HOT STOVE BASEBALL

The Lorain County Hot Stove League is for players ages 6-17 who typically have a higher degree of talent than players in a community recreational league. The season begins May 1 and ends mid July.

To see an informational flier, click HERE.   Register online at olmstedcc.com.

Contact andy.monyak@olmstedtravelbaseball.com with questions.


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VISION

We inspire and empower all students to achieve their full potential and become meaningful contributors in a global society.

MISSION

Olmsted Falls City School District provides educational experiences that empower its future graduates to become life-long learners with an identified career path to succeed as a citizen in a global society.

VALUES

  • Commitment to providing a caring, empowering, and accountable environment for students and  staff
  • Providing a high quality, high value education to all students in the district
  • Educating students in a holistic manner (Academics, Arts & Athletics) to become life-long learners
  • Engaging students, parents, staff and the community
  • Leveraging technology, career planning and aligned resources to prepare students for successful careers
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