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Heights cheerleaders win UCA Regional Championship

Heights cheerleaders win UCA Regional Championship

Zoe Siegel, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

The Olympic Heights varsity competitive cheer team won first place at the Universal Cheeleaders Association (UCA) regional championships held at Busch Gardens in Tampa this past weekend. The team will now be advancing to the national championship competition to be held at Walt Disney World in Februar...

Rap world loses one of its best with Juice WRLD’s death

Rap world loses one of its best with Juice WRLD’s death

Matthew Nebenzahl, Entertainment Editor

December 9, 2019

Talented rapper Juice WRLD passed away Sunday morning at a Chicago hospital after suffering a seizure at Chicago’s Midway airport. The cause of the seizure is currently unknown, but the death of the musician has fans in shock as the rapper only turned 21 years old last week. Over his cut-short car...

Holocaust survivor Sami Steigmann speaks to OH students, inspiring them to stand up for what is right

Holocaust survivor Sami Steigmann speaks to OH students, inspiring them to stand up for what is right

Emily Nomberg, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The Olympic Heights community had the privilege to hear Holocaust survivor Sam Steigmann’s remarkable story detailing his Holocaust experience and how that experience continues to impact his life. Steigmann spoke in the OH theater on the afternoon of October 29. Through listening to Steigmann’s heart thr...

OH HAPPENINGS: Pathfinder nominees announced; Engineering Academy students host CyberDays event; Thanksgiving Box Brigade underway

OH HAPPENINGS: Pathfinder nominees announced; Engineering Academy students host CyberDays event; Thanksgiving Box Brigade underway

November 2, 2019

OLYMPIC HEIGHTS PATHFINDER NOMINEES ANNOUNCED: The Pathfinder High School Scholarship Awards are presented each year by the Palm Beach Newspapers, Inc, publishers of the Palm Beach Post, to those high school seniors in Palm Beach and Martin counties who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in 18 ...

Olympic Heights Spikeball Club offers students a way to become involved, stay active, and have fun

Olympic Heights Spikeball Club offers students a way to become involved, stay active, and have fun

Matthew Nebenzahl, Entertainment Editor

October 25, 2019

Olympic Heights students looking for a new game to play with friends that allows for fun while staying active need to look no further than the newly formed OH Spikeball Club.  Spikeball is an emerging sport that resurfaced since it’s appearance on Shark Tank in 2015.  One is most likely wondering what Spikebal...

Cast and crew of OH Theatre Department discuss fall production of Lend Me a Tenor

Cast and crew of OH Theatre Department discuss fall production of Lend Me a Tenor

Isabelle Eisenberg, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2019

The Olympic Heights Theatre Department has been hard at work preparing for the staging of its fall production Lend Me A Tenor. Winner of 3 Tony Awards, Lend Me A Tenor follows the hijinks  of a 1930s opera company production wherein the world-famous singer Tito Merelli, known as Il Stupendo, is to a...

OH HAPPENINGS: Thanksgiving Box Brigade underway; Mighty Lion Marching Band, Debate Team shine at competitions; SAT and ACT tutoring available

OH HAPPENINGS: Thanksgiving Box Brigade underway; Mighty Lion Marching Band, Debate Team shine at competitions; SAT and ACT tutoring available

October 22, 2019

THANKSGIVING BOX BRIGADE: The annual Olympic Heights Thanksgiving Box Brigade to assist Boca Helping hands in feeding the less fortunate is underway. Boxes can be picked up from Ms. Koher in room 2112 beginning Thursday, Oct. 24. Filled boxes can be turned in to Ms. Koher in room 2112 from Monday, Oct. 2...

Olympic Heights Key Club continues to serve the community

Olympic Heights Key Club continues to serve the community

Alexis Rejouis

October 22, 2019

Key Club is an international organization for high school students meant to build service and leadership within communities. The Olympic Heights Key Club chapter has modeled itself to be a community service club that actively works to benefit both the local and global environment and society. From b...

Olympic Heights Theatre Department to stage Lend Me a Tenor; watch rehearsal video here

Olympic Heights Theatre Department to stage Lend Me a Tenor; watch rehearsal video here

Isabelle Eisenberg, Social Media Editor

October 17, 2019

The Olympic Heights Theatre Department is proud to present the hilarious comedy Lend Me A Tenor this fall! The theatre students and crew have been working so hard in the rehearsal process and are looking forward to showcasing all the effort they have put into this production. A short video on rehearsal...

Over 40 clubs and organizations at Olympic Heights give students plenty of opportunity to get involved

Over 40 clubs and organizations at Olympic Heights give students plenty of opportunity to get involved

Emily Nomberg, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Olympic Heights offers a countless number of opportunities in order for students to be the most successful that they can be. Among those opportunities are the various clubs and organizations that students can join.  Being a part of a club gives a student a sense of community and friendship. It is a...

Four Olympic Heights seniors are National Merit Semifinalists; four others receive letters of commendation

Four Olympic Heights seniors are National Merit Semifinalists; four others receive letters of commendation

Marie Preuss, Editor-In-Chief

October 8, 2019

Recently, the National Merit Semifinalists for 2020 were announced and Olympic Heights is proud to have four of its own among them: seniors Alexa Domash, Alyson Garcia, Alison Granirer, and Francois Khouri. Eligibility for National Merit depends on seniors’ PSAT/NMSQT score from fall of their junior...

Olympic Heights vocal program already in high gear

Olympic Heights vocal program already in high gear

October 2, 2019

The vocal program of the Olympic Heights Fine Arts Department is off to an exciting and busy first semester. The men of the OH choir participated in a countywide Men’s Day for singing at Bak Middle School of the Arts on Sept. 19. Twenty-one young men from OH joined the choir that day ending in a...

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