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OH HAPPENINGS: Marine Corp JROTC shoots lights out at competition; Chinese program brings home superior rankings; Class of 2020 Top Ten announced

The Olympic Heights Marine Corp JROTC Marksmanship Team (from left: Kevin Chen, Sofie Sasso. Trenton Frangos, Julia arocha, and Nathalie Calderon, with instructor Master Sergeant Wayne Byron) placed second at the Superintendent’s Cup contest.

March 6, 2020

The Olympic Heights Marine Corp JROTC Marksmanship Team placed second at the Superintendent’s Cup at Jupiter High School competing against other Palm Beach County and Martin County Marksmanship Teams on Feb. 22. The team is made up of captain Julia Darocha, Nathalie Calderon, Sofie Sasso, Tren...

Olympic Heights Fine Arts Department to showcase talent in The Mane Event on Thursday, Feb. 27

Olympic Heights Fine Arts Department to showcase talent in The Mane Event on Thursday, Feb. 27

Isabelle Eisenberg, Social Media Editor

February 26, 2020

The Olympic Heights Fine Arts Department will be presenting The Mane Event, a collaborative showcase that features performances from Band, Chorus, and Theatre with insightful works of Art on display from the creative minds of the art students. The wide-ranging showcase of talent will take place on Thu...

Once considered a legitimate science, Astrology’s roots date back to 1500 B.C.; what does your sign say about you?

Once considered a legitimate science, Astrology's roots date back to 1500 B.C.; what does your sign say about you?

Ashley Perry, News and Managing Editor

February 14, 2020

Throughout our history, humans have looked to the heavens for answers to life’s complex questions. Guided by the position of the moon, sun, and stars, our ancestors utilized astrological charts for navigation, for predictions of seasons and certain celestial events, and for rituals.  Astrology...

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...

NFL mid-season awards predictions; Can Christian McCaffrey break the QB stranglehold on the MVP award?

Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey is having a monster 2019 season and is a legitimate contender for the NFL's MVP award.

Matthew Nebenzahl, Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2019

Through week eight of the NFL season, fans have witnessed unique and unbelievable aspects that have made this season different than others. Annually, a day prior to the Super Bowl, players and a coach are rewarded for their performances throughout the regular season with acclaimed awards, such as the M...

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...

Mr. and Miss OH share their plans to spread the Lion Pride

Shoshana Halperin and Cameron Grippo are your Mr. and Miss OH

Isabelle Eisenberg, Social Media Editor

September 11, 2019

The new Mr and Miss OH have great things planned for the 2019-2020 year. Cameron Grippo and Shoshana Halperin have new and unique ideas to unify our school and increase school spirit among the students and staff. To get to know the king and queen of the school and hear some of their new and exciting...

Buddy Bash 2019 Photo Gallery

A great time was had by all at the third annual Olympic Heights Buddy Bash.

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 ....

Summer 2018 Brings a Plethora of Big Name Musical Acts to South Florida

Coral Sky Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach will host several touring musical acts this summer.

Lauren Shapiro, Managing Editor

June 1, 2018

As sure as there are to be lazy beach days and afternoon thunderstorms, South Florida summers also promise a steady stream of premier musical acts hitting the various venues offering a wide variety of choices for music lovers. Here are a few of the acts scheduled to visit South Florida during the summer...

The Winners and Losers of the NBA Trading Deadline

Dwayne Wade makes his return to Miami Heat after the Cleveland Cavaliers traded him to Miami for a draft pick.

Andrew Kaye, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018

The NBA trade deadline of Feb. 8, slowly crept up without much activity of note other than the deal that sent Blake Griffin from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Detroit Pistons on Jan. 29. Then, on the trade deadline date itself, a flurry of trades took place that shook up the rosters of several teams,...

Lions Boys Basketball Teams Look for Strong Finish

The Olympic Heights Boys  JV Basketball Team pose with their second place trophy  from the Park Vista Holiday Tournament.

Andrew Kaye, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018

*This story, originally posted on Jan. 16,  has been updated to include the results of the Boys Varsity game of Jan. 16 vs. West Boca. The Olympic Heights Boys Varsity and Junior Varsity Basketball Teams are in the final home stretch of their respective seasons. The Varsity team is 5-8 and the JV te...

12 Olympic Heights Athletes Named to Sun-Sentinel Fall All-County Teams

Olympic Heights defensive end, with defensive coordinator Coach Bee Alfred at the OH 2017 senior night game, was named to the Sun-Sentinel All-County first team. Bruno will play his college ball at Yale University next season.

December 24, 2017

The Olympic Heights football team had nine players named to the Sun-Sentinel’s 2017 All-County Team including defense end Sebastian Bruno and wide receiver Michael Ippolito who were both named to the all-county first team. Bruno has committed to play for Yale at the collegiate level while Ippolito...

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