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ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEDNESDAY 5/13/2015

 Detention is in the south lab at 2:55 today.

 Great Lakes Ford on Apple has a part time position open for a cashier/receptionist. It will be 14-16 hours per week. You must have a driver’s license. Drop off a resume to the main office at Great Lakes Ford if you are interested.

 The Army National Guard is having a “Guard Night” at the Montague Armory on May 21st from 5pm-8pm. They will have on display equipment such as dozers, trucks, to weapons and much more. They will also be having a Call of Duty tournament during this time. There will be free food and drinks provided. There will be a benefit brief on paying for college and other benefits of serving in the National Guard. For more information see the poster on the Counseling Center window.

 There will be a very important senior meeting on Monday May 18 during Channel 1 and 5th hour to go over all activities involving graduation and the last week for seniors.

 If you feel you have perfect attendance, please sign up in the office by Wednesday, May 20th.

 Oakridge Band Food and Bowling Fundraiser!!! Pizza, Pop and unlimited Cosmic Bowling (shoes included) for $15.00 per person or $50 for a family of four! When Friday, May 15th from 6 – 8:00 p.m. at Northway Lanes (Evanston near US 31 & Laketon). You can purchase your tickets during Lunch or after school May 7th through May 15th.

 The Oakridge Eagles swept Tuesday night’s double header with the Ravenna Bulldogs, game one went to Wyatt Hilton 8-0. Holton went the distance striking out 10, walking 3, on 2 hits. Offensive leaders were Hunter Benson 2-4, Brady Luttrull 2-3 and Wyatt Hilton 2-4. Brady Luttrull also scored two runs. In game two, Jaegar Beattie got the complete game win 6-2. Beattie allowed 6 hits, 3 walks, and 4 strike outs. Hunter Benson was 3-4 and a run scored. Jordon Fairchild went 2-3 with 2 runs scored and an RBI. Kolin Chahorski executed a suicide squeeze scoring Jordon Fairchild in the first inning.

 


 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
THURSDAY 5/7/2015

There will be a very important senior meeting on Monday May 18 during Channel 1 and 5th hour to go over all activities involving graduation and the last wee for seniors

Detention is in the south lab at 2:55 today. 

Hey students:  Don’t miss the drama club’s last production of the year when they perform their Spring play called “Final Dress Rehearsal”.  A show about a drama club rehearsing for their production of Cinderella, but anything and everything goes wrong.  This comedy is only about 35 minutes long, so you can crack up for a half hour and still have plenty of time to get out and enjoy the sun when it comes back this week.  It’s only $2 at the door, so be there for our one-time only performance tonight Thursday May 7th  at 7 in the middle school auditorium.  Support us in our final dress rehearsal before we perform in the west Michigan High School Theatre Festival this Friday.

If you feel you have perfect attendance, please sign up in the office by Wednesday, May 20th.

Oakridge Band Food and Bowling Fundraiser!!!  Pizza, Pop and unlimited Cosmic Bowling (shoes included) for $15.00 per person or $50 for a family of four!  When Friday, May 15th from 6 – 8:00 p.m. at Northway Lanes (Evanston near US 31 & Laketon).  You can purchase your tickets during Lunch or after school May 7th through May 15th.

Come to our Book Fair!!!  Today, May 7th - Friday, May 8th  7:30am - 3:30pm.    

Please remember to turn in your logo for the Oakridge Teen Health Center for you r chance to win a $75.00 gift card to Meijer.  Contest rules are located in the school office, entries are due Monday, May 11th.  Good Luck!

SPORTS

The JV Baseball team improved its record to 8-5 with a sweep of the Montague Wildcats yesterday 14-3 and 15-4.  Jarrett Fatseas and Morgan Meinders pitched for the eagles .  Kaleb Ehnen, Morgan Meinders, Luke Layman, Austin Dutton and Bill Depender all had multiple hits.  The team played two quality baseball games.

  

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEDNESDAY 5/6/2015

Detention is in the south lab at 2:55 today.

Hey students:  Don’t miss the drama club’s last production of the year when they perform their Spring play called “Final Dress Rehearsal”.  A show about a drama club rehearsing for their production of Cinderella, but anything and everything goes wrong.  This comedy is only about 35 minutes long, so you can crack up for a half hour and still have plenty of time to get out and enjoy the sun when it comes back this week.  It’s only $2 at the door, so be there for our one-time only performance this Thursday at 7 in the middle school auditorium.  Support us in our final dress rehearsal before we perform in the west Michigan High School Theatre Festival this Friday.

If you feel you have perfect attendance, please sign up in the office by Wednesday, May 20th.

Oakridge Band Food and Bowling Fundraiser!!!  Pizza, Pop and unlimited Cosmic Bowling (shoes included) for $15.00 per person or $50 for a family of four!  When Friday, May 15th from 6 – 8:00 p.m. at Northway Lanes (Evanston near US 31 & Laketon).  You can purchase your tickets during Lunch or after school May 7th through May 15th.

Come to our Book Fair!!!  Today, May 6th - Friday, May 8th 7:30am - 3:30pm.    OPEN until 5pm on THURSDAY!  (come for some extra shopping time & Fun Photos!)

Hat Day!!!  Help the book fair raise money for Scholastic’s ALL FOR BOOKS!  Pay a $100, Wear a Hat!  On Thursday, May 7th.

Please remember to turn in your logo for the Oakridge Teen Health Center for you r chance to win a $75.00 gift card to Meijer.  Contest rules are located in the school office; entries are due Monday, May 11th.  Good Luck!

 


 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
MONDAY 5/4/2015

 Come to our Book Fair!!!  Monday, May 4th - Friday, May 8th  7:30am - 3:30pm  OPEN until 5pm on THURSDAY!  (come for some extra shopping time & Fun Photos!)

 Hat Day!!!  Help the book fair raise money for Scholastic’s ALL FOR BOOKS!  Pay a $100, Wear a Hat!  On Thursday, May 7th.

 Do you want to win a 75 dollar gift card to Meijers.  We need your help designing a logo for the Oakridge Teen Health Center.  Please pick up the information on the logo contest at your school office or in the Teen Health Center room 14.

 The 2015 Senior Mock Elections are online this year! The website, http://bit.ly/1EcvojI  is where you will go to nominate your classmates for the elections. This form will be active the week of April 27 through May 1, 2015. The voting will take place the following week. Please make sure you get your nominations in because the form will not be available after May 1stThe vote will also be found on this website!

 Applications to be a sixth grade camp counselor are available in the office.  Camp is May 27 thru the 29th.  Only seniors and juniors can apply.  Applications must be returned to the high school office by today, Monday, May 4th.  You need to have two recommendations.  You only need signatures if they are from teachers.  These days do not count towards your absences.

 

SPORTS

Congratulations go out to the girls track team on a job well done at the City Meet last Friday.  Leaders were Kacee Gillies 3rd in the shot and 7th in the long jump.  Mercy Evens took 4th in the shot, Tiara Thompson took 2nd in the 200 yard dash and 5th in the 400 yard dash and the 4x4 relay placed 5th with a team of Cadence Chase, Avery Wildig, Taylor Ruel and Tiara Thompson.

The boys track team ran at the GMAA City Meet on Friday at Fruitport and finished in Eighth place.  Here are some of the team’s highlights.

Ø Robert Taylor finished third in the 300 Meter Hurdles and placed seventh in the 100 meter High Hurdles.

Ø Ryan Ruel finished Ninth in the 3200 Meter Run.

Ø Julian Cook finished Ninth in the Long Jump.

Ø Brandon Ferguson placed Fifth in the Pole Vault.

Ø James Cooper finished Seventh in the High Jump.

Ø Tony Curry finished Sixth in the Discus.

Ø Matt Courneya finished Fourth in the Shot Put.

Ø Brandon Ferguson, Jasper Martens, Xavier Craig and Atreau VanVoorst placed Fifth in the 4x400 meter relay.

Ø And Tony Curry was the City Champion in the Shot Put.

The Boys run this upcoming Thursday at Mason County versus the Spartans and Shelby Tigers.

JV Volleyball players, you have the opportunity to play travel 14’s AAU Volleyball for Lakeshore, and it will be players from Oakridge on your team.  Practices will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 7-8:30 and Tourneys will be on Sundays for the in house teams.  The travel AAU tourneys will be on Saturdays at GVSU.  The season will run approximately from this Sunday til May 23.  The cost is $170. But you can sell subs to help with the cost.  It is very important to get started right away because your first tourney would be this Sunday at Hesperia High School, so you would only have practice tonight, Thursday, and Friday nights.  You may talk to Sarah Butler at school as she is a Coach.  So far we have a 7th and 8th grade team but would like to have an older team as well.

 

 
 ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEDNESDAY 4/29/2015

 Detention is in the south lab at 2:55 today.

 Do you want to win a 75 dollar gift card to Meijers.  We need your help designing a logo for the Oakridge Teen Health Center.  Please pick up the information on the logo contest at your school office or in the Teen Health Center room 14.

 The 2015 Senior Mock Elections are online this year! The website, http://bit.ly/1EcvojI  is where you will go to nominate your classmates for the elections. This form will be active the week of April 27 through May 1, 2015. The voting will take place the following week. Please make sure you get your nominations in because the form will not be available after May 1stThe vote will also be found on this website!

 

Applications to be a sixth grade camp counselor are available in the office.  Camp is May 27 thru the 29th.  Only seniors and juniors can apply.  Applications must be returned to the high school office by Monday, May 4th.  You need to have two recommendations.  You only need signatures if they are from teachers.  These days do not count towards your absences.

 COLLEGE PREP

 Seniors you must call your top college choice on or before May 1st to let them know you are committed to coming!  May 1st is National Decision Day.

All seniors who have completed the majority of their senior checklist will be given an Accepted shirt for our Decision Day!  Decision Day will be taking place on May 1st, there will be raffle prizes, guest speakers, music, and fun, please be here on May 1st!  Decision Day will be taking place during 6th hour in the auditorium.  Accepted shirts will be given out to all graduating seniors during 4th and 5th hours.

 SPORTS

 The JV baseball got its 6th win in a row with a 3-1 and 12-0 victory over the Shelby Tigers.  Morgan Meinders and Jarrett Fatseas pitched complete games for the victories.  Morgan Meinders, Jarrett Fatseas, Luke Layman, and Caleb Ehnan, and Monty Cerchiori had RBI’s.

 JV Volleyball players, you have the opportunity to play travel 14’s AAU Volleyball for Lakeshore, and it will be players from Oakridge on your team.  Practices will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 7-8:30 and Tourneys will be on Sundays for the in house teams.  The travel AAU tourneys will be on Saturdays at GVSU.  The season will run approximately from this Sunday til May 23.  The cost is $170. But you can sell subs to help with the cost.  It is very important to get started right away because your first tourney would be this Sunday at Hesperia High School, so you would only have practice tonight, Thursday, and Friday nights.  You may talk to Sarah Butler at school as she is a Coach.  So far we have a 7th and 8th grade team but would like to have an older team as well.

 The boys track team ran against the Ravenna Bulldogs yesterday at Ravenna.  The boys lost 73 to 63.  Here are the highlights of the meet.

Ø James Cooper won the High Jump and finished Third on the Long Jump.

Ø Brandon Ferguson placed Third in the Pole Vault.

Ø Tony Curry won the Shot Put and Matt Courneya placed Second with a new Personal Best.

Ø Tony Curry and Matt Courneya placed Second and Third on the Discus.

Ø Ryan Ruel, Tylor Carmean, Andrew Dial and Kyle Messerschmidt won the 3200 meter relay.

Ø Robert Taylor and Xavier Craig placed first and third in the 110 meter High Hurdles.

Ø Kristoffer Bagge placed Second in the 100 meter dash and Third in the 200 meter dash.

Ø Ryan Ruel, Kyle Messerschmidt, and Tylor Carmean swept the 1600 meter run.

Ø Robert Taylor placed Second in the 400 meter run.

Ø Xavier Craig placed second in the 300 meter low hurdles.

Ø Kyle Messerschmidt and Andrew Dial placed Second and Third in the 800 meter run.

Ø Ryan Ruel, Tyler Carmean and Andrew Dial swept the 3200 meter run.

The boys ran their hearts out and compete again this upcoming Friday at Fruitport in the annual City Meet.  Keep working hard, guys.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

THURSDAY 4/23/2015

Detention is in the south lab at 2:55 today.

The 2015 Senior Mock Elections are online this year! The website, http://bit.ly/1EcvojI  is where you will go to nominate your classmates for the elections. This form will be active the week of April 27 through May 1, 2015. The voting will take place the following week. Please make sure you get your nominations in because the form will not be available after May 1stThe vote will also be found on this website! 

For all attending prom, there is a king and queen ballot on the door of Mr. Kolkema’s room.  You have until Friday to nominate a king and queen for prom.

Applications to be a sixth grade camp counselor are available in the office.  Camp is May 27 thru the 29th.  Only seniors and juniors can apply.  Applications must be returned to the high school office by Monday, May 4th.  You need to have two recommendations.  You only need signatures if they are from teachers.  These days do not count towards your absences.

Prom tickets are now on sale during both lunch hours.  The price is $20 per person; Tickets must be purchased by Friday April 24th.  There will be NO tickets sales at the door.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Kolkema

 All fines must be paid in order to attend the dance. A list of fines is on the office window. Even if you don’t think you have a fine, please check the list to make sure. Please note: MANY NEW LIBRARY FINES FROM THE BEGINNING OF THIS YEAR HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE FINE LIST. You must pay your fine before you will be able to purchase a prom ticket.

If you are planning on bringing a guest, a guest form must be filled out and turned into the office before Friday, April 24th.  You must buy your guest’s ticket when purchasing your own.  Forms are on the front counter of the office e.  If you have any questions regarding who can come as a guest, please check with the office or Mr. McVoy. 

COLLEGE PREP

 Lake Superior State University will be in the Oakridge Library for a rep visit on Monday April 27 at 10:11 a.m. All Interested students can sign up in the counseling office.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

TUESDAY 4/21/2015

 Detention is in the south lab at 2:55 today.

 Attention cast and crew of Little Shop of Horrors:  If you have not yet paid for your show shirt, you need to do so immediately so you are not placed on the fine list before the weekend.

 Applications to be a sixth grade camp counselor are available in the office.  Camp is May 27 thru the 29th.  Only seniors and juniors can apply.  Applications must be returned to the high school office by Monday, May 4th.  You need to have two recommendations.  You only need signatures if they are from teachers.  These days do not count towards your absences.

 Congratulations!  The Students of the month for April 2015 are…

             9th grade:  Alana Dewitte

            10th grade:  Kyle Milliron

            11th grade:  McKenna Whipple

            12th grade:  Alisha Schaub

 Prom tickets are now on sale during both lunch hours.  The price is $20 per person; Tickets must be purchased by Friday April 24th.  There will be NO tickets sales at the door.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Kolkema

 All fines must be paid in order to attend the dance.  A list of fines is on the office window.  Even if you don’t think you have a fine, please check the list to make sure.  Please note:  MANY NEW LIBRARY FINES FROM THE BEGINNING OF THIS YEAR HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE FINE LIST.  You must pay your fine before you will be able to purchase a prom ticket.

 If you are planning on bringing a guest, a guest form must be filled out and turned into the office before Friday, April 24th.  You must buy your guest’s ticket when purchasing your own.  Forms are on the front counter of the office e.  If you have any questions regarding who can come as a guest, please check with the office or Mr. McVoy.

 
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS
MONDAY 4/20/2015

Attention drama club members:  Rehearsal will be held today from 3-5 in the auditorium.  Please be sure to have your scripts and a pencil.

Attention cast and crew of Little Shop of Horrors:  If you have not yet paid for your show shirt, you need to do so immediately so you are not placed on the fine list before the weekend.

Applications to be a sixth grade camp counselor are available in the office.  Camp is May 27 thru the 29th.  Only seniors and juniors can apply.  Applications must be returned to the high school office by Monday, May 4th.  You need to have two recommendations.  You only need signatures if they are from teachers.  These days do not count towards your absences.

 Congratulations!  The Students of the month for April 2015 are…

             9th grade:  Alana Dewitte

            10th grade:  Kyle Milliron

            11th grade:  McKenna Whipple

            12th grade:  Alisha Schaub

 Prom tickets are now on sale during both lunch hours.  The price is $20 per person; Tickets must be purchased by Friday April 24th.  There will be NO tickets sales at the door.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Kolkema

 All fines must be paid in order to attend the dance.  A list of fines is on the office window.  Even if you don’t think you have a fine, please check the list to make sure.  Please note:  MANY NEW LIBRARY FINES FROM THE BEGINNING OF THIS YEAR HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE FINE LIST.  You must pay your fine before you will be able to purchase a prom ticket.

 If you are planning on bringing a guest, a guest form must be filled out and turned into the office before Friday, April 24th.  You must buy your guest’s ticket when purchasing your own.  Forms are on the front counter of the office e.  If you have any questions regarding who can come as a guest, please check with the office or Mr. McVoy.

 SPORTS

 The Eagles won the Kent City/Ravenna Neighborhood Baseball Tournament on Saturday.  Oakridge won game one 13-3 over Kent City, game two 7-5 over Cedar Springs and the championship game over Ravenna 13-4.  Wyatt Hilton got the win in game one, Nate Wahr in game two and Brock Luttrull in the championship.  Brady Luttrull had 6 hits on the day, Jordon Fairchild and Hunter Benson had 5 each.  Fairchild scored seven runs, Brady Luttrull scored five.  Wyatt Hilton drove in seven runs on the day with a double, triple and home run.  Jordon Fairchild and Brady Luttrull had four RBI each.  Leading the Eagles defensively was Kolin Chahorski who caught 16 innings on the day.

The boys track team competed at home yesterday and defeated the Hart Pirates 86 to 42, and lost to the Wildcats 71 to 63.  Here are some of our top performances from the meet.

  • Ø Brandon Ferguson won the Pole Vault.
  • Ø James Cooper placed second in the High Jump.
  • Ø Tony Curry and Matt Courneya placed first and second in the Shot Put.
  • Ø Julian Cook and James Cooper placed first and second in the Long Jump.
  • Ø Xavier Craig placed second in the 110 meter high hurdles.
  • Ø Jasper Martens was second in the 100 meter dash.
  • Ø Ryan Ruel and Kyle Messerschmidt placed first and second in the 1600m run.
  • Ø Greg Garcia, Brandon Ferguson, Jasper Martens and Robert Taylor won the 400m relay.
  • Ø Pedro Castorena placed third in the 400 meter dash.
  • Ø Robert Taylor and Xavier Craig took first and third in the 300m low hurdles.
  • Ø James Cooper placed third in the 200m dash.
  • Ø Ryan Ruel and Tylor Carmean placed first and third in the 3200 meter run.

 

The Boys and Girls compete today at the Newaygo Invitational.  Mr. Tate would like to send out a special thanks to our students and staff who gave up their time to help out at the meet and make everything run so smoothly.  Go Eagles!