Announcements

Week at a Glance

2/4/19-2/8/19

Week at a Glance (WAAG)

Our goal for the WAAG is to inform parents and students of important events and provide important announcements. For the Daily Schedule please visit the ORH website.

Advanced Placement Exams

AP Exams will go on sale in the ASB beginning Feb. 4th and will remain on sale until March 8th. Please be sure to bring a completed order form with you to the ASB. You can download a copy of the order form by CLICKING HERE.

Exams cost $94 with the exception of AP Research which is $142. Please be aware that the cost of exams for students on free and reduced lunch has increased to $10.00 per exam. If you have any question please feel free to contact Ms. Melanie Kray, the site Advanced Placement Coordinator, at melanie.kray@sweetwaterschools.org or at (619) 591-5002.

2019-2020 Course Selection Begins Next Week

2019-2020 course selection will begin February 12, 2019.

What is new this year?

  • Parent and student signature required for course selection.
  • Students will receive the course offering form through their English class (grade 11) or assembly (grades 9-10).

What has remained the same?

Students will have an opportunity to meet with their counselor to review course selections. Revisions may occur to ensure proper placement in graduation required courses.

How can parents/guardians help?

Please take time to review course selections with your student. Please ensure that your student brings their signed course offering form to school on their assigned date.

The following resources are attached:

  • Grade level course offering forms
  • Course selection calendar

Course descriptions can be found at the Counseling Center tab on the ORHS website:

School Site Council (SSC) on Thursday

School Site Council will be meeting on Thursday, Feb. 7th at 3:00 PM in the Career Center. We will begin the process of reviewing our progress on Goal 1 of our current Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA). These meetings are open to the public.

Seniors - Cap and Gown Sales!

Cap and gown orders on campus Feb. 20th and 21st. One more date will be available in March to order on campus. Deadline to order (online) will be March 13th to ensure scheduled delivery for cap and gown distribution for the week of June 4th. Please order soon!!!

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SPHE UCSD Presents Empower Conference

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at UC San Diego will be hosting their 9th annual SHPE Empower High School Conference on Saturday, April 20th from 8:00am - 4:00pm. This is an outreach effort dedicated to inspiring high school students to follow a career in the STEM field. This event is FREE for students in grades 9-12, all we ask is that they register on our website (http://shpe.ucsd.edu/empower/) come February when registration opens.

Students who attend the conference will have the opportunity to work in teams on hands-on activities and workshops, network with UCSD students and faculty, and learn about the many opportunities that a degree in STEM can lead them to. They will also be given food and a free

Counseling Center News

Students take a moment and CLICK HERE to check out all the latest information from Southwestern Community College

Please feel free to contact your child's counselor at (619) 591-5024 if you have any questions or concerns. The updated counselor breakdown for the 2018-19 school year is listed below:

  • Raquel Romero (A-CASIL)
  • Betty Camara (CASIM-GALLE)
  • Karla Alvarez (GALLI-JOR)
  • Monica Duprat (JOS-MORS)
  • MariaAna Gomez (MORT-R)
  • Amelia Cendejas (S-Z)

The Week in Sports - Springs Sports Begins!

Tryout Dates and times for Spring Sports

  • Boys Golf – Monday, February 4th at 3:00. JR Golf Center Driving Range
  • Boys Tennis – Tuesday, February 5th at 3:00 on the tennis courts
  • Swim and Dive – Tuesday, February 5th from 7-9:30 at Southwestern college
  • Boys Volleyball – Saturday, February 9th - Gym
  • Varsity 7 – 9 am
  • JV 8:30 – 10:30 am
  • Novice – 10am – 12pm
  • Baseball – Monday, February 11th at 3:00 on the baseball fields
  • Track – Monday, February 11th at 3:00 on the track
  • Boys Lax – Saturday, February 16 at 9. Grass soccer fields
  • Softball – Monday February 18th on the softball field. Time TBD
  • Girls Lax – Monday February 18th on the grass soccer field. Time TBD

Non-Privilege List (Click Here to check your status)

Our Non-Privilege list is updated every two weeks and posted in the Main Office (across from the attendance office). Students on the list will NOT be able to participate in any school-sponsored event if their name is on the list. THIS tutorial shows how to check attendance on Infinite Campus. You MUST clear your name off the non-privilege list by attending Saturday School.

  • Our next Saturday School is on Feb. 9th

Work Permits

Mustangs did you just get a new job? Students obtain the application in the counseling office and fill out the paperwork. Once paperwork is filled out, return it to Ms. Prieto (school receptionist) in the main office for further processing.

Once the form is verified by the Attendance Coordinator (Ms. Glasco) for grades and attendance, student will be called in to pick up the permit. There is a 3 day turn-around for the permit to be issued. For any questions or concerns please contact Ms. Glasco at nora.glasco@sweetwaterschools.org.

Attendance Information

If your child is absent please clear his/her absence within ten school days. Absences can only be cleared by providing the school with a written note, unfortunately phone calls cannot be accepted to clear attendance. Failure to clear absences could result in your child being marked truant. For any questions regarding attendance please contact the attendance office at (619) 591-5039 or (619) 591-5004.

Independent Study Contracts

If your child will be absent for more than 5 days please contact our Attendance Coordinator, Nora Glasco, BEFORE the absence will begin so we can place your child on a short-term independent study contract. Ms. Glasco can be reached by email at nora.glasco@sweetwaterschools.org or by phone at (619) 591-5033. Please be aware that Ms. Glasco is only in the office on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

Save the Dates

Coffee with the Principal - Wednesday, Feb. 13th at 8:00 AM

Presidents' Day NO SCHOOL - Friday, February 15 and Monday, February 18th

"I Heart AP" Advanced Placement Information Night - Wednesday, Feb. 20th at 5:30 PM Olympian High School