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Ms. Nimmi wins 2019 CSTA Excellence in Teaching Award

Ms. Nimmi wins 2019 CSTA Excellence in Teaching Award

August 16, 2019

The Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) presented Ms. Nirmala (“Miss Nimmi”) Arunachalam, Olympic Heights Engineering Academy instructor, with a 2019 Teaching Excellence Award at the organization’s annual conference held this past July in Phoenix, Arz. On its website introducing the...

A Love Letter from Troupe 4992

A Love Letter from Troupe 4992

Isabelle Eisenberg, Social Media Editor

May 23, 2019

The Olympic Heights Theatre Department gave the school a lot to be proud of this year. From winning five critics choice awards at districts to putting on two amazing productions to winning top honors at the Florida State Thespian Festival alone with main staging The Curious Innocent of the Dog in the...

OH’s Cassandra Michel Wins Pathfinder First Place in Academic Excellence; Three Other OH Seniors Win Awards

OH’s Cassandra Michel Wins Pathfinder First Place in Academic Excellence; Three Other OH Seniors Win Awards

May 15, 2019

Olympic Heights senior Cassandra Michel won first place in the Academic Excellence category at the Pathfinder High School Scholarship Awards sponsored by The Palm Beach Post last night. Bryce Sontag and Jacob Pasternack each won a third place award in the categories of Foreign Language and Community...

OH’s Ashton Bianchi and Brian Arajujo Take Top Honors at Florida State Thespian Festival

OH’s Ashton Bianchi and Brian Arajujo Take Top Honors at Florida State Thespian Festival

Isabelle Eisenberg, Social Media Editor

May 3, 2019

While for most students, Spring Break was a time to go on vacation and relax, for members of the Olympics Heights Theatre Department it was time for them to showcase their hard work at the Florida State Thespian Festival. The trip to Tampa was four days of nonstop work, fun, and of course, love for...

Buddy Bash 2019 Photo Gallery

Buddy Bash 2019 Photo Gallery

February 20, 2019

The Third Annual Olympic Heights Buddy Bash benefiting the Best Buddies International organization was a rousing success on Friday, Feb. 15.  Over 750 OH students participated in the event which featured a Teacher Dunk Tank. a Teacher Pie-in-the Face Booth, face painting, and many other activities ....

Olympic Heights Shows Its Support of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on One-Year Anniversary of Tragedy

Olympic Heights Shows Its Support of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on One-Year Anniversary of Tragedy

Lauren Shapiro, Managing Editor

February 13, 2019

One year ago, one Feb. 14, 2018,  countless lives were destroyed in the tragedy of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in PArkland, Fla.. Seventeen individuals, both students and faculty members, had their stories cut short due to the horrific acts of another, rendering hundreds wit...

OH Engineering Students Treated to a Special Presentation on Life in Space and Ham Radio Communication

OH Engineering Students Treated to a Special Presentation on Life in Space and Ham Radio Communication

Arielle and Ashley Perry, Features Editors

February 10, 2019

The freshman and senior Olympic Heights Engineering Academy students received an out-of-this-world experience on Jan. 18 when Ms. Carole Perry, a renown international speaker on wide range of topics, (and in the interest of full disclosure, the grandmother of the writers of this article), visited OH to...

TV’s Shark Tank “Sharks” Visit Olympic Heights

TV’s Shark Tank “Sharks” Visit Olympic Heights

Jacob Pasternack/Editor-In-Chief, Joshua, Wolf/Staff Writer

January 19, 2019

Taking initiative is one action that can unequivocally lead to success. As the saying goes, you can’t win the game if you don’t roll the dice. One Olympic Heights student took this adage to heart. Senior Madison Borman, in an act of pure initiative, won a national sweepstakes put on by the hit t...

To Prevent Another Stoneman Douglas type incident, Teachers Are Encouraged to Be Alert to Student Behaviors

To Prevent Another Stoneman Douglas type incident, Teachers Are Encouraged to Be Alert to Student Behaviors

Lauren Shapiro, Managing Editor

January 3, 2019

As the stigmas surrounding mental disorders are slowly being stripped away, many discussions concerning the topic have recently come under debate. One such situation is the role that teachers play when observing potential concerning behaviors from students. Protocol in this area does exist, but only ...

OH’s Little Lions Learning Center Offers Unique Opportunity for Early Childhood Education Academy Students

OH’s Little Lions Learning Center Offers Unique Opportunity for Early Childhood Education Academy Students

Emily Nomberg, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

The Little Lions Learning Center is a preschool for three and four year olds on the Olympic Heights campus offering an education to not only those young children, but to high school students as well. The OH Early Childhood Education Academy students spend a significant part of their course time in the ...

Mr. and Miss OH Going All Out to Make Homecoming 2018 Something Special

Mr. and Miss OH Going All Out to Make Homecoming 2018 Something Special

Isabelle Eisenberg, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2018

Sabrina Katz and Mag Pierre, AKA Mr. and Miss OH, with one pep rally under their belts, are now gearing up for next week’s Homecoming festivities. This dynamic duo is chock full of creative ways to get involved as evidenced by the way they got the student ready to rock and pumped up at the first pep...

Olympic Heights’ Will Cunningham Excelling on the Field, in the Weight Room, in the Classroom, and in Life

Olympic Heights’ Will Cunningham Excelling on the Field, in the Weight Room, in the Classroom, and in Life

Razanne Saleh, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

Will Cunningham, an Olympic Heights weightlifter and varsity football player, is steadily making a name for himself as one of the best student athletes in the county. In this his senior year, he plans to not only set records in his weightlifting and football career, but to leave behind his mark on the...

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