Monday, January 13, 2014

Welcome Back--From Cherish Curtis (OHMS PTSA president)

Welcome back--we hope everyone had a great holiday break.  We are looking forward to a great 2014 with our great Oquirrh Eagles!

We wanted to congratulate our Reflections winners, and thank everyone who participated!  We had some fabulous entries and a lot of really great work! The following are the winners from our school who went to Region:

Literature                               Photography
Tiffany Gallegos                      Erin Jessen
Stratton Butterfield                  Kyley Hernandez
Kyley Hernandez                     Mason Scott    
Marii Fullmer                           Nathan Christensen
                                               Peter White

Visual Arts                              Film    
Kailey Black                            Kyley Hernandez
David Rollo
Cynthia Wang                          Music
Jaclyn Parks                             Natasha Lonni
Danielle Mendenhall                Kyley Hernandez

Four of these students were recognized at region and are moving on to compete at the council level--Congratulations!

Visual Arts                              Photography
Cynthia Wang                          Erin Jessen

Music Composition                 Film    
Natasha Lonni                         Kyley Hernandez

Music Honorable Mention
Kyley Hernandez

  • Mark your calendars now for our next Bring Your Parents to School Day on February 21. Come join your student in class.  You can come for one class or the entire day.  We are a great time during our first Bring Your Parents Day to School Day last semester--we are looking forward to our second!
  • If you would like to volunteer please check out the OHMS group page for opportunities.  Please click here: to sign up for OHMS Volunteers activities! 
  • Check out this class at the Jordan Family Education Center:
    • Safeguarding our Children and Teens:  A Seminar for Parents Addressing Bullying, Internet Safety, Substance Use and Abuse, and Suicide Prevention. During this class, parents will learn about Bullying; Internet Safety; Substance Use and Abuse; and Causes, Myths, and Symptoms of Suicide among Children and Adolescents.
      • Sessions are offered on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 pm on the following dates:   January 21, 2014; February 25, 2014; March 25, 2014
      • To register call Jordan Family Education Center at 801-565-7442
Thanks for all you do--we appreciate your support and help! Feel free to join us at our PTSA meetings, every first Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. in the board room at Oquirrh Hills. See you then!

Cherish Curtis