Here is a summary of the presentation on financial aid last night. We had a great turnout; thank you to all who attended! There are screenshots below, or you can click https://5il.co/lgmq to go to the document to use the embedded links. The FAFSA opens next Thursday, October 1.
JUNIORS-- it's your turn! Here is information on the upcoming PSAT/NMSQT, the last official pre-SAT test and the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship Program, which is being offered on October 14 at AOHS. There will be an RSVP form sent out in the next couple weeks. https://5il.co/ldj1
Seniors/Parents: If you haven't completed a FAFSA (Free App for Federal Student Aid) in the last 5 years or so, it would be beneficial to attend the virtual presentation on the Financial Aid Process tonight at 5pm. Mrs. Mendez will send the link to student/parent emails shortly. You do not have to turn your camera/microphone on. If you don't get the link, please contact us as soon as possible.
There is a Virtual CAREER Information Session available with the Plumbers & Pipefitters Apprenticeship Coordinator for ALL high school students. Apprenticeships are a great alternative to college for those who prefer to learn hands-on and earn a salary while doing it. Email Mrs. Mendez at email@example.com if you'd like to attend!
SENIORS-- Please fill out the short form in your email from Mrs. Mendez ASAP. We are taking roll call for the SAT next week on 9/23.
Juniors & Seniors: Tomorrow kicks off our virtual college information sessions with Lindenwood University! Email Mrs. Mendez at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to attend with Lindenwood, or with any other universities listed below. All sessions are at 2:00pm.
Seniors, need information on the FAFSA? Virtual Financial Aid Night is Thursday September 24 at 5pm. See the flyer below or click https://5il.co/kldp.
Colleges are beginning to schedule virtual information sessions for AO juniors & seniors. Lindenwood University is hosting a session on Tuesday, September 15, at 2pm. Invitations were sent out today to students' emails! Go to AOHS>Guidance Counseling>College & Careers to see a list of scheduled sessions.
The AOHS 20-21 Remote Learning overview is available at the link below. #WEareAO https://docs.google.com/document/d/17PEhCbtK8fdCcnbOZAOCxJUocPVQSmJjIncO1ZygjR8/edit
Thank you to everyone that stopped by AOHS tonight to pick up materials! It was awesome to see so many of you. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. We will be back at it from 10am-12pm tomorrow. #WEareAO
We will be having a drive-thru pickup for chromebooks (for those individuals who indicated a need through the survey) and for classes that are distributing textbooks on Thursday (8/20) from 4-6pm and on Friday (8/21) from 10am-12pm. Teachers will be sending emails to classes that will need to pickup textbooks. Pickup will take place in front of Kimler Gym. Please remain in your car and we will bring the items to you. We are finalizing the details of our Remote Learning schedule and expectations. We plan to provide those to you by the end of the day Friday. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation as we work through this process. #WEareAO
If your child is attending AOHS for the 20-21 school year, a technology survey was sent through TeacherEase email. Please complete the survey if you will need to check out a chromebook. If you did not receive the email, please call the HS office at (217) 795-4821.
Greetings from your new A-O guidance counselor, Mrs. Mendez! Go to https://5il.co/ji71 or click the images below for a newsletter from the guidance office. Email me with questions! I look forward to meeting everyone.
If you have a returning student but need to complete the online registration process at school, use the google link below to schedule an appointment on 8/4/20 or 8/5/20. New Students can also use this link to schedule an appointment on 8/4/20 or 8/5/20. Be sure to enter student name in description box https://bit.ly/aohsreg email@example.com #WEareAO
Happy Father’s Day to our AO Bomber Dads! Thank you for all that you do for your families and for our Bombers! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
Congratulations AOHS Class of 2020! The Commencement Ceremony for the AOHS Class of 2020 can be viewed at the link below. https://youtu.be/_rI6TZXcBw0 #WEareAO #AOHS2020STRONG
AOHS Seniors - be sure to stop by to pick up diplomas and awards this morning or tomorrow (Friday). We will be available from 9-11 AM both days. #WEareAO #CLASSof2020
Please be reminded - end of year pick up and drop off. Be sure to put student(s) name on bag of school materials being returned. Mon 5/18 grades 6, 8, and 10 Tues 5/19 grades 7, 9, 11 8AM - 12 PM Both Days KIMLER GYM Entrance #WEareAO
If you are in need of WiFi in Oreana, the Oreana Baptist Church has set up “guest WiFi” access that is available from the parking lot. Thank you Mr. S for letting us know about this! #WEareAO
#BOMBERPRIDE SPIRIT UPDATE - Great response! - if you haven’t voted be sure to go to the link and vote soon! #WEareAO https://bit.ly/2WzlZmp
Thank you to Mrs. Stewart and all of our AWESOME AOHS staff for contributing to this video to our students! We miss our AOHS BOMBERS! #WEareAO https://youtu.be/pQ1bu34EBTc
Which current AOHS class has the most school spirit?! Place your vote at the link below! The winning class will be announced Friday, March 27 at 3:00PM. https://bit.ly/2WzlZmp #WEareAO
There will be a Blue Ribbon Book Fair in the Middle/High School library March 4th-6th, and then on the 9th as well. It will be open during school hours and also during Parent-Teacher conferences March 5th, 4-7 p.m. Supporting the Book Fair, enables the library to purchase more materials for our students.
Looking forward to seeing all of our students tomorrow to start an outstanding 2nd semester! Please check TeacherEase for 2nd semester schedules. Copies of schedules will be available in the HS office in the morning. #WEareAO
AO schools will show our support for the Vandalia community by wearing black and red on Monday, November 18th. Our deepest sympathies are with them following the tragedy.
Please be aware that Richland Community College and Heartland Technical Academy are closed today, 11/12/19. Argenta-Oreana Schools are open. Please slow down and drive safely. #WEareAO
It's GAMEDAY! Round 2 of the 1A IHSA Football Playoffs! Our Bombers are hosting the Carrollton Hawks - Kickoff at 1:00 PM. IHSA established admission is $6.00. Bring your #BOMBERPRIDE and cheer the Bombers on to victory!!! #WEareAO
It’s GAMEDAY! AO Football plays White Hall North Greene at 1:30 PM today at AOHS in the first round of the IHSA Football Playoffs! IHSA established ticket price is $5.00 per person. (No passes) Bring your #BOMBERPRIDE and cheer the Bombers on to victory! #WEareAO
The AOHS Volleyball Team will be playing for an IHSA Regional Championship tonight at LeRoy High School (505 E Center St, Le Roy, IL 61752) at 6:00 PM. Tickets are $5.00 Bring your #BOMBERPRIDE and cheer the girls on to victory! #WEareAO
We will be having our 5th annual food drive starting on Monday October 28th and running through Monday November 4th. Students need to bring their non-perishable food items and monetary donations to their designated teachers (Fr-Schrey, So-Matlock, Jr.-Carlin, Sr.-Gebben). The winning grade level will receive cookies from the teachers!
Please be reminded that we will have a 2:15 dismissal today as we have our first round of Parent / Teacher conferences from 4:00-7:00 PM this evening. #WEareAO
Congratulations to retired #BOMBERS Wrestling Coach Gary Cook! Coach Cook is being recognized this weekend by the Illinois Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame with the Lifetime Service to Wrestling award! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE https://bit.ly/33Szj5V
BOMBERS football wins a homecoming thriller over Tri-County 33-29! #BOMBERPRIDE
AOVB takes the 3rd 25-22 over LSA to win the match! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
LSA takes the 2nd over AOVB 25-17. We’re going three! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
AOVB takes the first over LSA 26-24! #BOMBERPRIDE
10:00 to go in the 2nd quarter. Bombers 33 Sangamon Valley 0.
CONGRATULATIONS BOMBERS VOLLEYBALL!! Varsity defeats Warrensburg-Latham in 2 and JV wins in 3! #BOMBERPRIDE #WEareAO #HomeSweetHome
There is an epidemic of students vaping in the United States. 1 in 5 high school age students have vaped in the last month. More than 460 vaping brands on the market. Please talk to students and encourage them to be healthy. https://bit.ly/2Zjdwq2
Thank you to everyone who attended our open house tonight at AOHS! It was great to see all of our BOMBERS back in the building! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
If you have not completed / paid for registration, chromebooks will be available for jrs and srs on Wed., 8/7/19 from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and fr and soph on Thurs., 8/8/19 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM to register and make payment arrangements. New students please call to make an appt. #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
To begin online registration please navigate to TeacherEase (https://www.teacherease.com/common/login.aspx) and sign in! Once you are signed in it will automatically launch online registration.
Online registration is now open! If you have an email address on file with the school, you should have received an email from Mr. Altig today with directions. If we do not have your email address, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your student’s name, your name, and email address. This is only for returning AO students.
Please be reminded - Senior Cap and Gown pictures today- April 23rd. Individual pictures at 11:00. Group picture at 11:30. We will finish up with individuals after the group picture. #WeAreAO
Bombers fall 35-22. Great season!! #WEareAO
Peterson carrying the load on that drive. 1 yard TD run. Conversion good. 35-22 Camp Point. 1:41 to go in third. #WEareAO
35-14 Camp Point. 4:41 to go in the third. #WEareAO
Camp point with a 83 yard TD. Conversion good. 27-14 panthers. 11:36 to go in the third. #WEareAO
19-14 panthers at the half. #WEareAO
Camp point with a flee flicker for a TD. Conversion no good. 19-14 panthers. 6 seconds to go in the half #WEareAO
Peterson with the 3 yard TD run. And the conversion Williams to Makail Stanley AO 14 Camp Point 7
Camp point answers. 7-6 panthers. 10:39 to go in the first. #WEareAO
Williams to Makail Stanley for a 60 yard TD. Conversion no good. 6-0 AO 10:56 to go in the first. #WEareAO
THANK YOU to everyone who came out and helped clear snow off of the bleachers and field! Bring on IHSA Semi final 1A Football Saturday at 1:00!! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
If any community members are available and willing to help clear snow off of bleachers at the football field, we will be meeting at the field at 12:30 and working this afternoon. #THANKYOU #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
The Bombers football game on Saturday will be broadcast live on the NFHS Network. A fee is required to view. The broadcast can be accessed at the link below. #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/ihsa/game580bb1567
AO will host Camp Point Central Saturday the 17th at 1:00 in semifinal action. # @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Welcome our 12-0 Bombers Football team home tonight! AOFPD will escort the buses from the I72 and Rt 48 through Oreana and then on to Argenta!!!! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
AO 56 Central A&M 21 BOMBERS ARE 12-0 HEADING TO THE FINAL FOUR!!!!!!
56-14 end of three. #WEareAO @AOHSBOMBERS
Makhi Stanley with a TD. Conversion no good. 56-14 Bombers. 3:22 to go in the third. That brings out the running clock #WEareAO @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Peterson with a 99 yard keeper for a TD. Conversion good by Makhi Stanley 50-14 Bombers. 7:04 to go in the third. #WEareAO @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Mahki Stanley with a 80 yard TD to open half. Conversion no good. 42-14 Bombers. 11:43 to go in the third. #WEareAO @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
36-14 Bombers at the half. #WEareAO @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Raiders score just before half. 36-14 Bombers @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Garrett Gloede with an interception. #WEareAO 2:40 to go in the 2nd @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Makhi Stanley 5 yrd TD RUN!! Conversion Peterson to Makail Stanley good! 36-6 Bombers over the Raiders. 3:36 to go in the second. @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
BOMBERS RECOVER FUMBLE!!! @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Peterson to Makail Stanley for TD. Conversion no good. 28-6 Bombers. 6:55 to go in the half. @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Raiders score. 22-6 Bombers 12:61 to go in the half. @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Bombers lead 22-0 to end of one. Raiders threatening. @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Williams to Makail Stanley for 63 yard TD. Conversion no good. 22-0 Bombers. 2:39 to go in the first. @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Makail Stanley with an interception. @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Peterson with a 55 yard TD. Conversion good by Williams. 16-0 Bombers 4:21 to go in the first. @ngpreps @hrpreps @WCIA3sports @GordonVoit @nowdecatur
Williams with 2 nice runs. Bombers inside the Raider 5. Mahki Stanley with a TD. Conversion good by Stanley.
Bomber fans heading to Moweaqua on Saturday, November 10 for the IHSA 1A Quarterfinal Football game please be reminded that the gates open at 12:00 PM and the IHSA established admission fee is $6.00 for everyone. #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
@AOfball will play at @CAMPrincipal 1:30 PM Saturday November 10 in the @IHSAState 1A Quarterfinals! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
@AOfball is 11-0 and headed to @IHSAState 1A Elite 8 With a 44-23 win over Fisher!! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
Mahki Stanley with a 27 yard TD run next play. Conversion good. 42-23 Bombers 5:33 left in game @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
9:27 to play in the 4th Bombers lead Fisher 36-23 @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
A safety and Fisher TD brings the score to 36-23 with 1:57 to play in the 3rd.
Williams 12 yard TD run. Conversion good. 6:34 to go in the third. 36-14 Bombers. #WEareAO @AOHSBOMBERS @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
Bunnies recover onside kick to open half. Score a few plays later. 28-14 Bombers 9:30 left in the third. #WEareAO @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
Bombers lead the Bunnies 28-7 at half. #WEareAO @AOHSBOMBERS @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
Mahki Stanley with a 23 yard TD. Conversion no good. 3:29 to go in the half. Bombers lead 28-7. #WEareAO @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
Makail Stanley with a 15 yard TD. Conversion no good. 8:46 to go in first half. 22-7 Bombers. #WEareAO @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
16-7 Bombers over the Bunnies. End of one. #WEareAO @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
Interception by Shaffer. #WEareAO BOMBERS BALL!!!
Williams with. 27 yard TD. Conversion Williams to Gloede. 16-7 Bombers. 5:56 to go in first. #WEareAO #WEareAO @AOHSBOMBERS @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
Mahki Stanley answers with a 19 yard TD. Mahki with conversion. 8-7 Bombers 8:49 to go in the first. #WEareAO @AOHSBOMBERS @hrpreps @nowdecatur @ngpreps @WCIA3sports @NoahNewmanWAND
Bunnies score first on a 40 yard TD run. Lead 7-0 10:13 to go in first. #WEareAO
We are excited to have the opportunity to honor our veterans and those currently serving in our nations military next Friday, November 9, 2018. Please complete the attached form and return to the HS office by 9:00 AM on Thursday, November 8 if you are able to attend or would like to recognize a veteran. The middle school / high school assembly will be in Kimler gym from 8:15-9:00 and the elementary assembly will follow at 9:30 in Kimler Gym. #WEareAO
There will be a food donation drop off box located outside of the concession stand on Saturday for the playoff football game. Please help our food drive by bringing any non-perishable food items to donate. Our MS/HS food drive will run until Tuesday November 6th! #WeAreAO
Please be reminded that the IHSA established ticket price for the playoff football game tonight is $5.00 per person. #GoBombers!!
AO Bombers Football will play Cerro Gordo Bement in the first round of the IHSA Playoffs at 7:00 PM Friday, October 26. #BOMBERPRIDE
AOHS Homecoming 2018 Friday 5:00 Parade. Chili Supper after the parade 7:00 Bombers Football Vs. Arcola Saturday 7:00 coronation in Kimler Gym 7:30-10:30 Dance in Cafeteria Commons #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
Great #LOVC VB game tonight. A-L-A-H wins the 3rd 25-15
We’re going three at Kimler Gym tonight. A-L-A-H takes the second 26-24. #LOVC
AOVB takes the first over A-L-A-H 25-20 #BOMBERPRIDE
Come out and support AO Volleyball tonight in LOVC action vs A-L-A-H at Kimler Gym tonight! JV starts at 5:00 pm. #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
Tomorrow night's varsity football game against Cerro Gordo / Bement will be played in Bement due to their Homecoming celebration this weekend. Directions can be found using the link below. https://goo.gl/maps/eHsAwEXn2wN2 #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE
Late Stay (academic and discipline) is cancelled for today, September 27,2018. Scheduled Late Stays for today will move to next Tuesday, October 2.
“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” Stephen Covey Work hard, be kind, have fun BOMBERS!
FINAL from LSA BOMBERS 44 LSA 8 BOMBERS IMPROVE TO 5-0 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @LOVC_HS @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
End of 3 BOMBERS 44 LSA 8 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
TD BOMBERS! Williams to Makail Stanley Conv Good Makhi Stanley. 9:28 to go in 3rd BOMBERS 44 LSA 0 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
HALFTIME BOMBERS 22 LSA 0 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
Makail Stanley PICK 6 and the conv! 1:28 to go in 2nd BOMBERS 36 LSA 0 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
Makhi Stanley with the TD conv no Good. 4:01 to go in 2nd BOMBERS 28 LSA 0 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
TD BOMBERS! Williams with the QB sneak. Big push by O LINE. Williams conv. Good. 8:51 to go in 2nd BOMBERS 22 LSA 0 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
End of 1 at LSA BOMBERS 14 LSA 0 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @ESPN_Aric @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
BOMBERS RECOVER ONSIDE KICK and drive down field for a Peterson TD! Conv no good. AO 14 LSA 0 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @ESPN_Aric @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
Bombers TD Williams to Makail Stanley Makhi Stanley with the conv. AO 8 LSA 0 @nowdecatur @hrpreps @ngpreps @ESPN_Aric @craigwchoate @NoahNewmanWAND
If you can’t make it to @LSA_Athletics for @LOVC football tonight, you can get updates on Facebook, Twitter, or our AO live feed! #BOMBERPRIDE
ITS FOOTBALL FRIDAY #BOMBERS Come out for the Tailgate and stay for kickoff as the Bombers take on the Sangamon Valley Storm! #WEareAO
PLEASE drive Safe! Heavy rainfall means increased risk of flooded roads and hydroplaning. #BeCarefulBOMBERS #WEareAO
CONGRATULATIONS!! That’s a 4-3 win for DCS/LSA/AO Soccer Team over Mt. Pulaski!!
DCS/LSA/AO Soccer leads Mt. Pulaski at the half 3-1
Please be reminded of AO Football tonight! Tailgate starts at 5:30 and the Grand opening ceremony will be at 6:40. #WEareAO
We will be opening up the new turf field and track for the public to walk on from 5:30-5:55 PM prior to the V Football game. Please be reminded, no drinks other than water, no gum, no sunflower seeds, no high heels.
The AOEF and The Class of 2021 will be hosting a Bomber Tailgate from 5:30 pm to the end of the first quarter at the first home football game on Friday, August 31st. Our goal is to make Friday Night Bomber Tailgates a new tradition as we believe the AOHS athletic complex is the place to be for home varsity football games on Friday nights. Please come eat with us and help us celebrate our first game on our new football field. Let’s have a great meal, enjoy our Bomber Community, and pack the place for our first home game!!!! #WEareAO #PROUDTOBEABOMBER #WEARORANGEANDBLUE
First day of school! Can’t wait to see our students! 2:15 dismissal at MS/HS #WEareAO
Be sure to come out and see us from 5:30-7:30 this evening for our open house! Fr. and new students meet in Kimler gym at 5:30. #WEareAO
Can't wait for the start of the new school year! Be sure to get the new AO App if you haven't already! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE https://apple.co/2MLcuJd https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apptegy.argentaoreana
AOHS Registration (If you can't register online) Fr / Soph - Wed. 8/8/18 10:00 - 6:00 Jrs / Srs on Thurs 8/9/18 10:00 - 6:00 Chromebooks will be available in Library for you to complete online registration. Tech support will be available if you need help. #WEareAO