Recently we have had some concerns and problems with students taking pictures and or video of other students while at school and on school buses. Students please be aware that taking pictures or video of others without their knowledge or permission to do so may be considered a violation of our cell phone / electronic device policy. Pictures and videos are not to be taken on buses.
We will have an early dismissal tomorrow, Tuesday, November 20. AOES will dismiss at 2:00 and AOMS AOHS will dismiss at 2:15. There is no school 11/21-11/23. We hope that you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving! #WEareAO
Please be reminded that we will have an early dismissal tomorrow, Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Students in Oreana will be dismissed at 2:00 and students in Argenta will be dismissed at 2:15. This early dismissal is for teacher professional development time. #WEareAO
VETERANS DAY ASSEMBLY WHEN: Friday, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 7:45 AM Coffee & Donuts 8:30 – 9:00 AM Assembly WHERE: ARGENTA – OREANA MS / HS Kimler Gym
Congrats to the 8th grade Lady Bombers for their victory over Maroa-Forsyth. AO handed Maroa their 2nd loss this season. GO AO!!!!
We are less than 24 hours away from kickoff! Our undefeated @AOfball plays @CGB_football in the first round of the 1A @IHSAState Football Playoffs at 7:00 PM on our home turf Friday, October 26! #WEareAO #BOMBERPRIDE #RoadToChampaign
MS and HS food drive will start on Monday and run all next week! The winning class at the high school will receive homemade cookies from the teachers. The middle school has a goal of 1100 items and if they meet that goal they get a sweet treat! #WeAreAO
There will be no Academic Late Stay tomorrow, October 25th, due to Parent-Teacher Conferences. Late stay will resume Tuesday, October 30th.
Picture retakes are scheduled for Thursday, November 1st.
The PATT needs to sell a 130 more chicken dinners. Nelson’s CHICKEN DINNER FUNDRAISER Thursday, November 15 4:00-7:00 p.m. Grilled half-chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, southern style green beans, and a dinner roll for $10 Dine-in or Drive-thru and pick-up @ AO Elementary School Front EntranceYou MUST purchase a ticket in order to receive a mealNo tickets will be sold after November 8thSend order form below and payment to school with your student and we will send the tickets. Please make checks payable to “AO PATT” If you need additional tickets please contact Lisa Huff – phone: 217-853-3531
Please be reminded that we have early dismissals tomorrow and Thursday for parent teacher conferences. Students at the elementary building in Oreana will be dismissed at 2:00 and students at the Middle and High School will be dismissed at 2:15. #WEareAO
Please be reminded that AOMS students will be dismissed at 2:15 tomorrow 10-17-18 for Teacher professional development time. Also, please be reminded of our Parent Teacher Conferences next Wednesday and Thursday evenings. You can still sign up for conferences using the link that was emailed yesterday.
MS Boys Basketball tryouts start on Monday, October 15th at 6 a.m., the student must be registered on 8 to 18 and have a current physical on file with the office to tryout.
We hope to see our students tonight for the parade and game. Just a reminder, if a student is absent from school for the whole day, the student is not allowed to attend extra-curricular events.
Please be reminded of our early dismissal tomorrow. Elementary students in Oreana will be dismissed at 2:00 PM. Middle school and High school students in Argenta will be dismissed at 2:15 PM. The Homecoming Parade will take place at 5:00 on Friday and the Booster club Chili Supper will be in the cafeteria following the parade. The football game will kick off at 7:00PM.
During 8th period, all students who ordered fall pictures from Lifetouch received their picture packet today. Make sure to ask your student to see their picture packet when they arrive home today. If there is an issue with the pictures please contact Lifetouch at email@example.com OR 618-288-7896.
We will be holding a Blue Ribbon Book Fair in the MS/HS Library October 23rd-25th. It will be open during regular school hours as well as during Parent Teacher conferences on the 23rd and 25th. Please consider shopping and supporting our library!
Middle School Dress Up Week for Homecoming!!! October 1st-5th Monday-Pajama Day (Pennies) Tuesday-Twin Tuesday (Nickels) Wednesday-Wacky Wednesday (Dimes) Thursday-Sports Day (Quarters) Friday Class Color: 6th=RED 7th= Orange 8th=BLUE All change donated goes to the AOMS student committee.
AOMS ACADEMIC LATE STAY IS CANCELLED TODAY THURSDAY, 9-27-18. Unable to find a bus driver today.
Please be reminded that students are not in attendance tomorrow, Monday, September 24 due to a School Improvement Day for teachers.
Our power is back on. Students will be home at their usual time.
Please be reminded that we will have an early dismissal tomorrow, 9/19/18, for Teacher professional development time. Elementary students will be dismissed at 2:00 and Middle School and High School students will be dismissed at 2:15. Also, please be reminded that Monday, September 24 is a school In Service Day so students will not be in attendance
Tuesday, Sept 11 Baseball starts IESA Regionals. Good luck! Congratulations to the girls softball team on their regional win last night against Pawnee, they won 3-2 in 9 innings. They play today for the regional championship at 4:30 against Calvary.
Just a Reminder: AOMS Fall Pictures Tuesday, September 11 Students are to bring their order form and payment, preferably a check, to give to the photographer on picture day. Order online at mylifetouch.com ID Code JP048036Y0
The girls’ softball team beat Buffalo Tri-City last night, 16-1, to earn them a spot in the regional semi-final. The girls will be playing Saturday, September 8th in Pawnee @ 11:15 a.m. Go Bombers!
AOMS Fall Pictures Tuesday, September 11 Students were given an order form last week. Students are to bring their order form and payment, preferably a check, to give to the photographer on picture day. Order online at mylifetouch.com ID Code JP048036Y0
Announcements Wednesday, Sept 5 Happy birthday to Mackenzie . When you finish eating breakfast, all students must report to the All-Purpose Room. If you are not eating breakfast, you will be instructed by staff to go to the All-Purpose Room. Softball starts IESA Regionals so wish them luck. Baseball team has a home game against Okaw Valley tonight at 4:15 Girls’ basketball tryouts will continue tomorrow from 4:30-6:30 in Bomber Gym.
Please come to our FIRST HOME FOOTBALL GAME. Students need to go home after school and then come to the game with their parents. An schedule of events is listed below: SITE: Argenta Oreana High School Opponent: Meridian DATE: Friday, August 31, 2018 TIME: 7:00 pm GATES OPEN: 5:30 pm ADMISSION: $4.00 Adults $3.00 Students Seniors, Children, Babies in Arms Free Field and track will be available for self-guided tours from 5:00-6:00. Dinner is available from 5:30 – End of First quarter. General Information: Parking Non-reserved parking is located in the high school lot, middle school, on the old practice field, and areas along the streets as identified by the City of Argenta. Footballs Footballs or other objects that are deemed to be a possible distractions to the on the field competition and are not allowed inside the gates. Items will be confiscated and returned at the conclusion of the game. End zone/Sideline Viewing Fans are allowed to stand in the west end zone outside the fencing. Sideline viewing will be allowed outside the fencing as well. Alcoholic Beverages The possession, distribution, sale and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Tobacco Tobacco is prohibited on school grounds Concession Stand Concession Stand is located just inside the football gates in the new entrance facility. Pets Pets (other than service animals) are not allowed on school property.
The AOMS Softball Game will be played in Oreana TODAY, 8/29/18, as SCHEDULED, 4:30 PM vs. Mt. Pulaski.
The Middle School Baseball game today is cancelled, 8/29/18. There will be NO practice.
Announcements Wednesday, Aug 29 Good luck to the girls’ softball team tonight against Mt. Pulaski. . The boys’ game today is against Decatur Lutheran These are home games, so consider coming to cheer on our teams, Go Bombers! There will be a Yearbook Staff meeting at lunch today. Please meet in Ms. Reynolds’ room with your lunch. Fall picture day is September 11th. Flyers will be passed out during 8th period. Girls basketball tryouts will begin next week. Tuesday, September 4th and Thursday, September 6th. Tryouts will be from 4:30-6:30pm in Bomber gym. Make sure to register on 8 to 18 and have a current physical on file. *softball girls trying out - see coach B before lunch to clarify times due to having practice. Fifth period teachers will escort their class for assigned seating at lunch. The cafeteria must be kept clean and students are to be dismissed by the supervisor before you can leave the table. Today’s thought is: You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
AOMS Fall Pictures September 11 Students will receive an informational flyer today during 8th period. Order online at mylifetouch.com ID Code JP048036Y0
The Gerber State Bank notified us that the Phyllis Madeline Winings Trust awarded $15,260 to our school district to purchase Chromebooks and storage carts for students. We are so thankful!
The middle school softball game scheduled for this afternoon has been moved to Monticello due to field conditions in Oreana. Game time 4:15
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
AOMS OPEN HOUSE TONIGHT August 21st 5:30 PM 7:30 PM We encourage everyone to attend OPEN HOUSE 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Upon entering the middle school, go to the ALL PURPOSE ROOM. Students will be able to drop off their large school supplies such as: KLEENEX CLOROX WIPES INDEX CARDS PAPER Students will receive their SCHEDULE, locker assignment, be able to put away all other school supplies in their LOCKERS, meet the TEACHERS, explore the BUILDING, and HAVE FUN! #WeAreAO The air is on!
AOMS OPEN HOUSE August 21st 5:30 PM 7:30 PM We encourage everyone to attend OPEN HOUSE 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Upon entering the middle school, go to the ALL PURPOSE ROOM. Students will be able to drop off their large school supplies such as: KLEENEX CLOROX WIPES INDEX CARDS PAPER Students will receive their SCHEDULE, locker assignment, be able to put away all other school supplies in their LOCKERS, meet the TEACHERS, explore the BUILDING, and HAVE FUN!
Reminder: In accordance with Illinois state law all 6th grade students are required to have a physical turned into the middle school office by August 22nd. Sixth grade will not be allowed to attend the first day of school without a physical. If you have questions please call the middle school office 795-2163. Thank You
We are so excited to have AIR CONDITIONING! No more Heat Days! AUGUST 21st -Open House 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (MS/HS) The first day of school is AUGUST 22nd, 8:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
AOMS Registration (If you can't register online) 10:00-6:00 Chromebooks will be available in MS/HS Library for you to complete online registration. Tech support will be available if you need help. #WEareAO
On-line registration will be open through Friday, August 10th.
Thank you to the nearly 40% of you who have already completed the online registration process for your middle school student(s)! If you have not completed registration online at www.teacherease.com by following the instructions sent by Mr. Altig last week, please take time this weekend to do that. If you are unable to complete the registration process online, we will have office hours next week for registration: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM If you have difficulty or questions about the online registration process please email Mr. Altig at firstname.lastname@example.org #WEareAO #AOMiddleSchool