This Week @ OLHMS

D123 Virtual Backpack

Have you checked out the D123 Virtual Backpack lately?  In an effort to conserve paper use, community flyers and events are posted online.  Check back frequently for updates!
D123 Virtual Backpack

Red Ribbon Block Party Information

Please read below for more information about this year's upcoming Red Ribbon Block party.  The event will take place Friday, May 8th from 4:30 - 6:30pm.  
Red Ribbon Block Party Flyer

Summer School Registration

Please read below for information regarding our summer school program.  We have several new exciting offerings available to our middle school students.   Programming highlights include:
  • Summer Spanish class
  • Puzzles and art exploration with the mystery novel "Chasing Vermeer"
  • Science Sleuths program
  • Flights, Friction and Fun class
  • several athletic and band offerings
  • NEW!  Ignite Math for incoming 6th grade students
Summer School Registration

School Kit Information

School Kit order forms for the 2015-2016 school year have been distributed.  Take advantage of this convenient service that provides a school supply kit tailored to meet the OLHMS teachers specifications.  You can order using the paper form or online.  Paper orders are due April 24th paid with cash or a check made out to OLHMS PTSA.  Online orders can be placed until May 1st and paid for with a credit card.  Please be aware that online orders are subject to local sales tax. 

Space Camp opportunity

Please read the flyer below for an opportunity to send your child to Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama this summer with the University of Illinois STEM group.   
Space Camp Flyer

Graduation Information

Please read below for two important pieces of information regarding graduation.  One document outlines graduation fees, while the other reviews procedures for the evening.  If you have any questions, please contact the office.  
Graduation Procedures
Fee Letter

Tuition Preschool - Spread the Word!

Due to the overwhelming response, D123 is opening additional sections of 3 and 4 year-old Tuition Preschool at Kolmar School! Contact Robin McElwee at (708) 422-1800 for more information. 
Tuition Preschool Link

PTSA Updates

OLHMS Families, please send in UPCs and Beverage/Sauce Caps from participating Labels for Education for our school to have a chance to earn FREE Scholastic books.  For information, please visit for more details and for a complete list of participating products.

This year's 8th Grade Graduation Dance will be held on Friday, May 29th.  
We are looking for parents who are willing to help work on this committee.  The event will only be successful with the help and support of our parents.  If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact Cheryl Armstrong: or 708-262-1785

For your calendar...

  • April 17th - OLHMS 5th grade Activity Night, 7pm
  • April 21st - OLHMS Market Day, 6:30 - 7:30pm
  • April 27th - Board of Education meeting, 7pm @ OLHMS
  • April 30th - OLHMS NJHS Induction Ceremony, 7pm @ OLHMS
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