There are still seats available to OHS students for an SAT Prep Course being offered on our campus on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Students will take a practice test, learn valuable test taking strategies, and receive feedback on their exam results. The $10 fee includes a light breakfast and a Chick Fil A lunch. To sign up, students should see Mrs. Ellis in B102.
O'Connor parents and students are invited to join us on Thursday, November 20 for an Advanced Academics Night. The evening, which will feature information about the Advanced Placement and Dual Credit programs at O'Connor High School, will be held in the Ag Multi Purpose building beginning at 7 p.m. This program will provide parents and students with information that will assist students in enrolling in advanced courses for next year. After a brief information session, parents and students will then have time to visit with teachers who teach our advanced courses and have any questions answered. More information click here
The O'Connor Class of 2015 will graduate on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. at the Alamodome so mark your calendars! A mandatory practice will be held the morning of June 11 at 8 a.m. at the Alamodome as well. More information about graduation will be forthcoming after the winter break. Additional senior activities coming up soon include the Senior Panoramic Picture scheduled for Monday, Oct. 27 during second period and the Josten's Cap, Gown, and Invitation presentation next Thursday, Oct. 30 during third period.
13 OHS seniors were recently recognized in the National Merit Recognition Program for their PSAT/NMSQT scores from 2013. Congratulations to senior Hannah Ahart who has been named a National Merit Semi-Finalist. This prestigious recognition is awarded to only 2% of all of the seniors in the United States. Additionally the following seniors have been named Commended Students in the National Merit Program: Keenan Evans, Vanessa Lozano, Logan Robison, Michael Rosas, Taylor Schaufel, Luke Taylor, Colin Throneberry, Oliver Upton, and Andrew Vernon. Four seniors have been recognized in the National Hispanic Recognition Program. They are Sara Bambacigno, Andrew Forey, Vanessa Lozano, and Michael Rosas.
In addition to the individual tutoring opportunties offered by O'Connor High School teachers before and after school, the Campus Tutoring Center provides additional academic support for all O'Connor students. The Campus Tutoring Center is located in the school library in rooom B-102. Open every day and staffed by OHS teachers and college tutors, tutoring in all subject areas is provided during all lunches. Additionally on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7:35-8:35 a.m. and 4:20-5:20 p.m., students can get additional help from OHS teachers in the areas of math and science. Math tutoring is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and science on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Finally, English tutoring and a Writing Lab staffed by an English teacher is open every morning from 8:00-8:40 a.m. in room H-221. OHS students are encouraged to utilize these great resources! CLICK HERE for a tutoring flyer.