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Prognosis is good for OH Future Medical Professionals Club

Prognosis is good for OH Future Medical Professionals Club

Jessica Abramsky, News Editor April 13, 2021

Olympic Heights staff and students welcome a new club to campus, The Future Medical Professionals Club. This is the first year OH has offered this club with the help of students and club sponsor OH history...

Community service hours opportunities there for the taking

Community service hours opportunities there for the taking

Eva Woods, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

One of the requirements to graduate high school is volunteer hours. In Palm Beach County students are required to log 25 hours of community service. Although the requirement is relatively low, most students...

District and OH announce senior activities plans, including a COVID-19 safe in-person graduation ceremony

District and OH announce senior activities plans, including a COVID-19 safe in-person graduation ceremony

Halli Arthur, Staff Writer March 28, 2021

With the end of what has debatably been one of the most bizarre senior years in history, events are finally seeming somewhat routine and familiar for the Class of 2021. While COVID-19 deprived seniors...

Olympic Heights Class of 2021 Top Ten (from Left): Andie Hirsch, Allison Brown, Matthew Nebenzahl, Sofia Ferraz, Jackson Domenico, Brooke Sefton, OH principal Ms. Kelly Burke, Drew Pinsky, Katlyn Moulia Arriola, Kasey Michaud, Chelsea Zipper, and Brenda Nakasone

The Olympic Heights Class of 2021 Top Ten

March 24, 2021

The “Top Ten” of the Olympic Heights Class of 2021 has been announced, featuring a diverse group of the school’s best and brightest.  Valedictorian: Brooke Sefton Intended College or University:...

With team sponsor Miss Nimmi in the foreground, the Olympic Heights Astronaut Challenge team is made up of (from left): Brenda Nakasone, Andrew Shack, Nicholas Ivanovic, Emilye Piperis, and Katherine Marrero.

Olympic Heights Engineering Academy team takes first place at the 2021 Student Astronaut Challenge competition

March 10, 2021

The Olympic Heights Engineering Academy’s Astronaut Challenge Team was the overall First Place winner at the 2021 Student Astronaut Challenge competition. The competition consisted of a Simulator Challenge,...

Jake Neese, seated, with OH head baseball coach Casey Beck, signs his letter of intent to play baseball at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn.

OH Student/Athlete Spotlight: Baseball player Jake Neese taking his talents to the next level

Mason Silverstein, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

At Olympic Heights, we have many talented athletes who quietly go about their business of being a student/athlete while having a bright future ahead of them. These athletes have all worked very hard to...

Last year's Olympic Heights' Miracle Network Dance Marathon raised over $6,700 for children battling severe illnesses.

It’s not too late to join today’s Olympic Heights’ Miracle Network Dance Marathon, a fundraiser for sick children

Emily Nomberg, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

According to its website, “Miracle Network Dance Marathon is a movement benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness for more than 170...

Despite pandemic restrictions, OH Spanish Honors Society remains focused on community involvement

Despite pandemic restrictions, OH Spanish Honors Society remains focused on community involvement

Sachin Moosai, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

To its members, the Olympic Heights Spanish Honors Society (SHS) is more than just a club as they feel as if they really do make a difference in the community.  “The main way in which we give back...

The Olympic Heights DECA Club, made up of students in the Hospitality & Tourism Academy, have a club meeting via a Google Meet.

OH Hospitality & Tourism Academy prepares students for careers in the industry while offering hands-on experience

Danielle Anglin, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

At Olympic Heights Community High School, the Hospitality & Tourism Academy is busy preparing students for careers in the hospitality industry, which encompasses careers in travel and tourism, lodging,...

Olympic Heights Best Buddies club members Emily Nomberg (left) and Ben-tzion

OH Best Buddies Club is about making a difference and forming meaningful and lasting relationships

Mason Silverstein, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

Olympic Heights High School has a wide variety of clubs that people are able to join. One of the more popular is known as Best Buddies, a club which has had a major positive impact on our high school.  The...

The Olympic Heights debate team as it readies for a virtual competition on Saturday, Nov. 14.

OH debate team has grown into a county powerhouse

Brayden Schultz, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

Since it is not an athletic sport, the academic competition of debate is often overlooked by the student body in favor of the flashier football or basketball teams, but make no mistake, the Olympic Heights...

OH theatre students present a virtual large group musical number, and it’s “Supercalifragilisticexpialadocious”

November 6, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but Olympic Heights Theatre is still going strong! The OH theatre students really miss performing for a live audience, but still, they have been working on the Large Group Musical...

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