Weekly Ticker - May 20, 2018

Week of May 20, 2018


  • The end of the third trimester and the last day of school for students in PreK through third grade is Wednesday, May 23. All students will be dismissed early. Kindergarten students will be dismissed at the conclusion of their art show when they leave with their parents. PreK only will dismiss at 10:45 a.m. All other students will be dismissed at 11 a.m.


  • Explorations will be closed on Wednesday, May 23. Please make arrangements to pick up your child at the early dismissal time.


  • Please join us for the Recognition Assembly on Wednesday, May 23, at 8 a.m., in the Enrichment Center. Students in first through fourth grade should wear standard uniform attire and students in fifth and sixth grade should wear their dress uniforms. No tennis shoes! During this assembly, we will hand out student awards and recognize employees who are celebrating milestone anniversaries for years of service to OHS. The employees who will be recognized include: Maureen Milam–20 years; Ben Owen–15 years; Jill Vaughn–10 years; Elizabeth Derck, Sarah Faquin, Beth Gilliland, Krinda Hie, Krista Hockaday, Macy Johnson, Sarah Nickoloff, Robin Rodriguez, Adam Siegel and Bitsy Ward–5 years.


  • All visitors attending any special events on Wednesday, May 23, including the Recognition Assembly and Kindergarten Art Show, must enter through the main school entrance at South Porch and complete the collateral exchange process. The main entrance will open at 7 a.m. We will set up check-in tables inside the main entrance to accommodate visitors and expedite the collateral exchange process. Please note, the doors to the Enrichment Center will be locked.


  • Sixth grade graduation will be held on Thursday, May 24, at 8:30 a.m. Sixth graders must meet in Courtenay Hall no later than 7:45 a.m. Girls should wear a long, tea- or knee-length dress–halter, strapless or spaghetti-strap dresses are not acceptable. Boys should wear their dress uniforms–no tennis or backless shoes, please!


  • Students in fourth and fifth grade are required to attend the graduation ceremony and must meet in their homeroom classes at 7:40 a.m. Fourth and fifth graders will be dismissed at 9:45 a.m. at North Porch. Buses will depart OHS at 10 a.m. Students are required to wear their dress uniforms for the graduation ceremony–tennis or backless shoes are not acceptable.


  • The Roxie Gibson Library at OHS will be open nearly every Wednesday during the summer, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m, beginning June 13. For more information about summer programming at the library, as well as suggested summer reading lists, please click HERE. We look forward to seeing you this summer!


  • If you are interested in helping with any of the Parents Association’s events for the 2018-19 school year, please click HERE to complete the Volunteer Interest Form as soon as possible.


  • This is the last Weekly Ticker of the 2017-18 school year. The Ticker will resume on Sunday, August 19, prior to the start of the new school year. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable summer break!


The May virtue is FAITHFULNESS. Our verse this week is from Lamentations 3:22, “Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”



Monday, May 21

Rotation Day A


Tuesday, May 22

Rotation Day K

Sixth Grade Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Enrichment Center–girls should wear Sunday attire and boys should wear coats and ties with slacks (no tennis shoes, please!)


Wednesday, May 23

Rotation Day LL

Milestone Reception, 7:15 a.m. - 8 a.m., Enrichment Center, South Lobby

Recognition Assembly, 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Enrichment Center

Kindergarten Art Show, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., FPC Courtenay Hall–students should wear their Art Show T-shirts

Early Dismissal, 11 a.m. (PreK only dismisses at 10:45 a.m., and Kindergarten dismisses following the Kindergarten Art Show)


Thursday, May 24

Rotation Day O

Sixth Grade Graduation, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., FPC Sanctuary (Reception to follow in the Alumni Courtyard)


Friday, May 25

No School–Office open for business, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Lunch Menu
  • May 20 - 25, 2018


    Beef nachos with cheese sauce

    Guacamole- and cheese-stuffed tomato

    Steamed cumin corn

    Cilantro-lime roasted vegetable mix

    Tomato soup



    Sixth-grade farewell lunch

    Lucky Charms cereal


    Scrambled eggs


    Hash Browns

    Sixth-grade smoothie



    Early dismissal (no lunch)



    Sixth grade graduation (no lunch)



    No school


    Lunch Times

    Lower School

    10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


    10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


    First Grade
    11 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.


    Second Grade
    O, A, H, I and LL days
    11:50 a.m. - 12:20 a.m.

    K days
    12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.


    Third Grade
    11:50 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.


    Upper School

    Fourth Grade
    O, A, H, I and LL days
    12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    K days
    11:50 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.


    Fifth and Sixth Grade
    12:40 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.


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