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OH Theatre Department Presents Little Shop of Horrors

OH Theatre Department Presents Little Shop of Horrors

Isabelle Eisenberg, Social Media Editor

January 16, 2020

The Olympic Heights Theatre Department will be staging the deviously delicious Broadway sci-fi smash musical Little Shop of Horrors from Feb. 7 through Feb. 10. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind Little Shop of Horr...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Brazil’s indifference to Amazon rainforest deforestation threatens global climate

NEWS ANALYSIS: Brazil’s indifference to Amazon rainforest deforestation threatens global climate

Emily Nomberg, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

The rate of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has reached its highest level since 2008. According to the National Public Radio, the deforestation rate has increased by almost 30 percent over the past year. The rainforest, located in Brazil, has been facing deforestation since Earth was created; howeve...

Questions linger as investigation continues into Dec. 6 shooting at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Questions linger as investigation continues into Dec. 6 shooting at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Jordan Lanson, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

On Friday Dec. 6, there was a shooting at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida that the FBI is presuming "was an act of terrorism," according to the special agent leading the investigation.. The shooting that left three people dead and eight others injured occurred in a classroom building at t...

OH HAPPENINGS: Three OH students post the nation’s highest AICE test scores; vocal groups showing out; theatre troupe wins big at districts; computer science team wins Congressional App Challenge

OH HAPPENINGS: Three OH students post the nation’s highest AICE test scores; vocal groups showing out; theatre troupe wins big at districts; computer science team wins Congressional App Challenge

December 17, 2019

Several Olympic Heights students are recipients of Cambridge Learner Awards for their outstanding achievement in the June 2019 Cambridge AICE exams series, including three who posted the highest scores in the country on their respective AICE exams. Senior Marie Preuss earned Top in Country for A Level...

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 ...

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...

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