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Northside ISD and O'Connor High School recognize that your child's SAT score is an important factor in college admissions. In an effort to increase your student's SAT score when they take the SAT on April 28, 2020, Northside ISD is providing SAT Test Preparation instruction for juniors at a reduced cost through The Princeton Review. Participation in this reduced fee course is optional for all juniors. The next session is Jan. 13 through Feb. 28 and will take place on Monday evenings here at O'Connor. The deadline for registration for this session is Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. Please use this link to register or see Ms. Vaughn in the Career Center. SAT Prep Course Registration
Semester exams will be given in all classes Tuesday, Jan. 14 through Friday, Jan. 17 with the first semester ending Jan. 17. Tuesday and Wednesday are full school days with early release planned for Thursday and Friday of exam week. Review the schedule below carefully as the times and order of exams have changed from previous years. You can also download a schedule to print under Panther Alerts.
The O'Connor Fine Arts Department is made up of talented and award-winning individuals and groups of students who work hard every day to hone their skills. Join us as we celebrate the holiday season by showcasing our band, choir, orchestra, dance and theatre programs. Events are opened to the public and for most, there's no charge. If an event requires a ticket that's noted below with the link to purchase tickets included.
Orchestra: Dec. 10 - Winter Concert, 7 p.m.
Jazz Band: Dec. 11 - Holiday Concert, 7 p.m.
Dance: Dec. 11 - NISD Winter Dance Spectacular, 7 p.m.(at Brennan H.S.)
Choir: Dec. 13 & 14 - Yuletide Dinner & Show (Tickets required; email Jeffrey.Thames@nisd.net), 6 p.m. The evening includes a catered dinner, dessert, holiday wassail, Christmas Music & a comical Medieval Play with a modern twist. (Ag Multi-Purpose Building)
Band: Dec. 17 - Tamale Dinner, 6 p.m. (Ticket Required; email Alfonso.Alvarado@nisd.net) & Holiday Concert, 7 p.m. (Ag Multi-Purpose Building)
And in January, the Sandra Day O’Connor High School Fine Arts Department proudly presents Legally Blonde the Musical January 9 – 11th at 7PM in the O’Connor Auditorium.
Legally Blonde is based on the movie of the same name and follows Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Music and Lyrics by Laureen O’Keefe and Neil Benjamin; book by Heather Hach, Legally Blonde is based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn Mayer motion picture. The show is under the direction of Michael Arellano, Choreography by Amy Pawelek, Music Direction by Brenda Johnson, Vocals by Jeffery Thames, and Technical Direction by Guillermo De Leon. The show stars Eliza Pedraza, Christa Vento Jones, Addison Garza, Tim Miller, Brock Martinez, and many more! Tickets on sale now at www.oconnorhs.booktix.com and will be available at the door!
Eighth Graders who are interested in studying and training for diverse careers in the agriculture field can apply to be a part of the Agriculture Science Program at O'Connor High School for the 2020-21 school year. Each year a limited number of spots are made available for students interested in transfering to OHS as part of the Ag program. Applications are currently being accepted and must be submitted to the O'Connor Vice Principal's office by Friday, Jan. 10. As applications are received, applicants' grades, test scores, and discipline reports will be reviewed as part of the application process. Click HERE for an Ag Program Transfer Application. Once completed, the application can be emailed to the campus at email@example.com, faxed to the campus at 210-695-4804, mailed or dropped off in the main office. We encourage interested students to complete and submit the application as soon as possible as they will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received. For more information about the Agriculture Science program view the program brochure HERE (to be updated soon). Additional information about Agriculture Projects, FFA membership and extra-curricular participation by students enrolled in the program can be accessed HERE. If you have questions, call 210-397-4800.