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Course Registration for 2015-16 Happening Now!
February 12, 2015 - 8:10pm

Current O'Connor 9th, 10th, and 11th graders have received course cards and have attended presentations by counselors about course selection for next school year.  You can view a copy of your student's course registration card below based on the grade they will be in next year.  At this time, students should be speaking with their current teachers about course recommendations for next year.  On Feb. 17th, 18th, and 19th, 9th graders will meet with counselors in small groups for additional advising about creating their four year plan and selecting courses on their Foundation Graduation Plan with an Endorsement.  See all of the Endorsement Strands offered for O'Connor students who entered high school this year and the courses required for those Endorsements below.  Students who entered high school before this school year (most current 10th and 11th graders) will graduate under the Recommended Graduation Plan and a copy of that plan can be found below as well.  10th graders will complete their online course selection Feb. 20 while 11th graders will complete online registration Feb. 24.  At the end of April, students will be mailed a copy of the courses they select during online registration and they will have until May 15 to make any changes.

10th Grade Course Card

OHS Endorsement Course Sequence (9th Graders 2014-15 and Beyond)

11th & 12th Grade Course Card

Recommended Graduation Plan (Class of 2016 and Class of 2017)

Ford Teen Driving Workshop Offered to OHS Students
February 11, 2015 - 1:38pm

O'Connor students who are licensed drivers or who already have a driver's permit can participate in the Ford Driving Skills for Life Program, a free hands-on driving skills program for teens and parents.  The event will take place on Mar. 21 and 22 at Manheim Auto Auction located at 2042 Ackerman Rd.  Space is limited and students should register at www.drivingskills for life. com.  To help improve teenage driver safety, Ford is bringing top drivers from all across the world to teach teens about distracted driving, hazard recognition, impaired driving, and vehicle handling, and teens will be able to practice with professional drivers.  This event is offered to O'Connor students with help from our OHS PTSA whose educational programs focus on keeping our students safe on the roads.  

Dual Credit Registration Deadline Feb. 10
January 22, 2015 - 12:35pm

Students interested in taking a Dual Credit course during the 2015-16 school year must complete their on-line application by February 10.  Information packets and instructions can be picked up from Ms. Ellis is B102 in the Library or can be downloaded HERE.  Included is a list of all the Dual Credit courses being offered to O'Connor students next school year.  Once applications are completed, students must take the TSI qualifying test on our campus.  The first opportunity to take the TSI is Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 1:30 p.m. in K104.  Subsequent test dates are Jan. 31, Mar. 21, and Apr. 11.  There is a $13 fee to take the TSI and students should register with our campus bookkeeper in the front office.  Ms. Ellis is available to answer questions and assist with completing the application as well.  Don't miss this opportunity to earn free college credit during high school!

Semester Exams & Early Release Next Week
January 8, 2015 - 10:15am

Students at O'Connor High School will take semester exams in all their courses Tuesday, Jan. 13 through Friday, Jan. 16.  A complete schedule with times can be found HERE.  Students will be released at noon on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  The cafeteria will serve lunch to those interested at that time, and buses will run at 12:30 p.m.  Monday, Jan.