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2018-19: 4th 9-weeks (Finals Week)                                                                                            5/26/19

Quote for the Week:


 “The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.”   Jeff Miller

  Mr. Tedders’ Notes:


Testing for the Week:

Semester Exams:

5/28: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd hour exams (7:05am, 8:50am, and 11:00am)

5/29: 4th, 5th, and 6th hour exams (7:05am, 8:50am, and 11:00am)

5/30: 7th hour exam (7:05am)


Chromebooks and chargers:

Chromebooks must be turned in for updating over the summer. 

Seniors won’t get tickets if they have outstanding fines or fees or haven’t turned in the Chromebook


(Vital Information for Seniors) Upcoming Seniors Events and Important Information

Click here for the document


Year-End events at OHS:


Graduation Practice: May 30th (Thursday) at 9:00am in the OHS Gym

Seniors will practice ceremonial traditions for graduation.  Cords and graduation tickets will be handed out.

This is a required event to participate in the Graduation Ceremony.

Graduates must have a 2.0 GPA and completed 18 or 24 credits to walk during the graduation ceremony.

All Fines and fees must be paid to receive graduation tickets.


Baccalaureate Services: May 30th (Thursday) at 7:00pm in the OHS Gym

This is a community hosted service for the Class of 2019.  Every graduating senior is invited.  Graduating seniors will wear their cap and gown.  The Senior Slide Show will be shown at the end of the ceremony.

No tickets are necessary for the event.  It is not a mandatory event for seniors. 


Graduation Ceremony: May 31st (Friday) at 7:00pm at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center

Tickets are required for entry, regardless of age.  Each graduate will receive 10 tickets.  Additional tickets are not available due to seating capacity at the center.  Gates open at 6:00pm for the public.  Seniors will report at 5:30pm to avoid traffic delays.


All-Night Grad Party: May 31st (Friday) after Graduation Ceremony at KOA (441 South)

A community sponsored event to honor the graduates of the Class of 2019.  Games, food, and prizes will be provided through-out the event. Event begins at 10:00pm and ends at 3:00pm.  Doors will be locked for entry at 11:00pm.  Students must stay to the end for prize drawings.


Okeechobee News Flyer for Graduation Announcements:

Do not miss the opportunity to give a shout-out to a 2019 Graduate!!!!!!

Click here for the link to the flyer



FLDOE Report Cards

OHS Journalism: Class of 2020 Parents and beyond:

Stay up to date with Yearbook dates and picture information:

Click this link to provide information to stay current with info and updates.

We look forward to seeing you in 2019-2020.

We want you and your parents/guardians to stay informed concerning yearbook and picture information. The following are ways we share information and ask for you to join/like so you can stay informed.

Remind App: click here for link to directions

Facebook - OHS Journalism

Twitter - @JournalismOHS

Instagram - ohs.journalism

Remind - 'OHS Journalism (2gc2a8)

Email - complete form -

OHS website


Get a Yearbook while they last:

Yearbooks are still available, see Mr. Pung to buy one!


Announcements from the Previous Week:  (click on the day for the video)

Monday:                     Tuesday:                    Wednesday:               Thursday:                  Friday:


Articles of the Week: 


Watch This Every Day!


Student and Staff Recognitions

OHS Bass Club:

High School Fishing Makes A Difference


OHS Journalism/Yearbook:

Our 2019 Yearbook “Fragments of Time” has been Inducted into the Walworth Gallery of Excellence! Congratulations, to this hardworking group and their Advisor, Mr. Pung!

Photo of the crew!

Copy of Letter from Walsworth


Thank you for sharing the Positives:

I know we’ve been focused on the unmotivated lately, but we are seeing and hearing stories of those who have turned the corner and now are Moving Forward at a rapid rate.  Thank you to those who are sharing the stories with me!  It’s good to hear those positive student stories at this time of the year.


Hotlinks to information







Calendar for the next 2 Weeks:


@ School

Home / On Campus Activities

Away / Off Campus Activities



Memorial Day – No School





Semester Exams: 1st, 2nd, 3rd periods





Semester Exams: 4th, 5th , 6th periods

12:30pm OHS Faculty Lunch by NHS

6:30pm Softball Banquet (café)




Early Release Day

Semester Exams: 7th period

Senior Grades due by 10:00am

9:00am Graduation Practice (gym)


7:00pm Baccalaureate (gym)




Teacher Plan Day

Underclass Grades Due before you leave

7:00pm Graduation (Ag. Center)

10:00pm -3:00am: Grad Night Party @ KOA

10:30am Audio Test @ Ag Center







@ School

Home / On Campus Activities

Away / Off Campus Activities



Summer School Teacher Workday

6:30pm Athletic Booster (media)

8:00am Chobee Nation BB Camp (Gym)

5:00pm Summer Band Practice




1st Day of Summer School

8:00am Curriculum Mapping (OFC)

8:00am Chobee Nation BB Camp (Gym)

5:00pm Summer Band Practice





8:00am Chobee Nation BB Camp (Gym)

5:00pm Summer Band Practice

8:00am HEC Leadership Day



8:00am AVID Summer Workshop

2:00pm Family Engagement Mtg (media)

8:00am Chobee Nation BB Camp (Gym)




8:00am AVID Summer Workshop

No Summer School on Fridays






9:00am Color Guard Summer Camp (gym)



Parent and Family Engagement Plan Meeting

The OHS Parent and Family Engagement Team will meet on June 6 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm in the OHS Media Center.  Parents, please join us as we review the data for this year's family engagement events and plan for next year. 


Please contact Vicki Goggans at 863-462-5025 ext. 1018 or [email protected]  for more information.


Graduating Seniors Google Drive/Gmail transfer 

This is the guide for how seniors can transfer items in their drive and school gmail to a new one.

You will need to save anything of value, please plan on saving it before it is deleted after you graduate.   Click here for the directions.