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Buddy Bash 2019 Photo Gallery

Buddy Bash 2019 Photo Gallery

February 20, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Olympic Heights Drama Stages Tony Award Winning Play

Olympic Heights Drama Stages Tony Award Winning Play

Isabelle Eisenberg, Social Media Editor

October 17, 2018


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Olympic Heights Drama Troupe 4992 is prepared to wow its audiences with its first performance of the school year with Simon Stephens’ The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time. The 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Play, based on Mark Haddon’s novel, follows the story of the lead characte...

Olympic Heights Chorus to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Olympic Heights Chorus to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Jacob Pasternack, Editor-In-Chief

October 14, 2018


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In the last week of March 2019, the Olympic Heights Chorus, under the direction of Mr. Richard Andreacchio, will be realizing the dream of many musical performers. The OH Chorus, along with five other schools, will be going to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Carnegie...

A TRIBUTE: Olympic Heights Faculty, Staff, Students, and Community Say “Thank You” to Mr. Dave Clark

A TRIBUTE: Olympic Heights Faculty, Staff, Students, and Community Say “Thank You” to Mr. Dave Clark

Lauren Shapiro, Managing Editor

September 12, 2018


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After seven years of making incredible strides turning Olympic Heights Community High School into the A-rated school that it is today, principal Dave Clark has stepped down from his duties, taking an extended leave of absence due to his wife’s health issues. As OH awaits the arrival of Ms. Kelly ...

Kelly Burke Tabbed As New Principal of Olympic Heights; Appointment Pending School Board Approval

Kelly Burke Tabbed As New Principal of Olympic Heights; Appointment Pending School Board Approval

September 4, 2018


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Pending school board approval, Ms. Kelly Burke, a former assistant principal of curriculum at Olympic Heights and current principal at Addison Mizner Elementary School, will take the helm as the new principal of OH.  She steps in for Mr. Dave Clark who has taken an extended leave of absence due to his ...

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