Eighth Grade Graduation pictures can be picked up at the Oakwood Park Pavilion today from 5:00 - 6:00 pm.
Today is the last day for OJHS students to submit completed work for fourth quarter.
Chromebook Drop Off and Graduation Picture Pick Up will be Thursday, May 28, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at OJHS. Please pull into the circle drive.
Information on the 2020 OJHS Video Ceremony has been released. The event is at OJHS. http://shorturl.at/uwEHN
Join the OJHS Miss You Carcade on Friday, May 1, 2020 from 7:30 - 8:00 pm. OJHS staff want to enjoy a little face time with past/current students. You will be able to drive through the school circle drive to wave. You will not be allowed to stop. We miss our students!
Friday, April 24 -No new remote learning activities will be given. Teachers will spend the day organizing activities for the remainder of the year. Students with missing work - Use Friday for catching up and submitting assignments. Students on track - This is a great family day!
Today's How are You survey asks for song ideas for the Class of 2020 graduation. OJHS students, please complete today's survey.
Remote Learning is underway... Textbooks are NOTneeded for OJHS Remote Learning. Students have online access to resoureces needed.
After working out a few kinks this morning, TeacherEase Remote Learning Check In is now up and running. This is only for students in Grades 4th - 12th. Check in times are between 8 AM and 3 PM. 11 minutes ago Chris Richardson
OJHS Remote Learning is live! I understand there is technology difficulty with the TeacherEase attendance. We are working on resolving the issue. Please complete the survey and start your lessons.
Daily Lesson Plans can be found in the Oakwood Knights Google Classroom and the OJHS website under NEWS at the bottom of the page. (Hello Seventh Grade and Hello Eighth Grade)
REMOTE LEARNING, April 6, 2020 **Read through your daily assignments. OJHS Website - Plans are in the NEWS at the bottom of the page. **Go to your teacher's Google Classroom. Don't forget to go to TeacherEase for attendance.
Welcome to REMOTE LEARNING 2020 Everyday you must **Sign in to TeacherEase for attendance (8:00 - 3:00) **Take the How are You Survey (8:00 - 3:00) **Check the Daily Plan **Go to your teacher's Google Classroom for work
Students must log in to Teacher Ease every day for attendance.
OJHS will utilize online learning for remote learning. Any requests for paper packets and/or Chrombook loans have been processed. Family requests have received an email for Monday, April 6 pick up.
Unlimited access to over 40,000 Audio books and e-books for FREE. (https://stories.audible.com/start-listen) Link can be found in NEWS below.
Check out the OJHS staff video below in the News. Stay healthy!
Our official OJHS Remote Learning will begin on Monday, April 6, 2020. There will be guidelines and specific assignments shared daily beginning next week.
The learning opportunities that have been shared this week have no deadlines or learning requirements. This week is to help build a habit of learning at home.
Please wait for follow up on IXL login. I am sending an email to students and parents through TeacherEase email. I have to do this individually. I will post when I have completed the whole school. Thank you for your patience.
OJHS learning opportunities can be found on Oakwood Knights Google Classroom.
OJHS staff hope you are doing well during the school closure and Spring Break. Please complete the attached survey to help us better understand any needs if the school closure is extended. Please complete for each child, grades 7-12. https://forms.gle/FxjtSNteN8hpHbX77
We were able to get an extension for online OJHS yearbook sales until April 10th. Please see the attached picture for the web address and school code. Contact Mrs. Grimm at email@example.com with any questions. Thank you.
Parents are unable to connect to the Google Classroom at this time. Students already have access through their school email. Please have them share with you. I am working on updating this option.
You can get the Oakwood Knights Google Classroom on your home devices by using the Google Classroom app. Join the class by entering the class code: 2i7l5vi
Oakwood CUSD #76 will be closed until March 30, 2020. There are no requirements for student learning from home at this time. We will update school information on the website and Face Book feeds. The OJHS Google Classroom will have daily announcements.
Attention Parents: Students were told last week we would be doing yearbook pictures for track and non-athletic activities on Tuesday. That is being moved to Monday, March 16th. No special clothing is required, but students are welcome to wear activity shirts if they have them.
Parent Teacher Conferences are Wednesday and Thursday, March 18-19, 2020. You may schedule a meeting with your child's grade team for Wednesday. (Sign up is on the website.) You may come Thursday with no scheduled time. Staff will be in the gym.
3rd Quarter Parent/Teacher Conferences are now available to be scheduled at: https://oakwood.ptcwizard.com/parent/ Alternatively, you may contact your student's school to schedule a conference.
All eighth graders and their parent/guardians are invited to the OHS Freshman Orientation on Monday, March 16 at 7:00 pm.
OJHS is having dress up days this week as part of the Kindness Challenge. The remaining days are: Wed. - Oakwood for Kindness, show your purple pride Thur. - Accept our Differences, mismatch day Fri. - Dream of Kindness, PJ day Please remember to follow the dress code.
Attention 8th grade parents/guardians! All incoming 9th grade students must have a school physical and proof of up to date immunizations for the 20/21 school year! Now is the perfect time to get these done! Please turn in your paperwork to the office when completed! Thank you!
Tonight's volleyball game is cancelled.
Due to the inclement weather on February 14th, the hot chocolate fundraiser has been moved to Friday, February 21st. Hot chocolate is $1 per cup and all proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Due to inclement weather, OJHS will dismiss at 11:30 along with OHS. OGS will dismiss at 11:40. All evening events cancelled at OJHS. (Project Success and Volleyball)
Due to potential inclement weather all OJHS evening activities are cancelled. (Project Success, Volleyball, Scholastic Bowl)
The OJHS Student Council will be selling hot chocolate for $1 per cup on Valentine's Day during homeroom. Proceeds to benefit our State Service Project, the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
All of OJHS activities are cancelled for Thursday, February 6. Volleyball and Spelling are cancelled.
OJHS Volleyball practice is cancelled tonight, Wednesday, February 5, 2020.
Project Success is cancelled tonight, Wednesday, February 5, 2020.
Oakwood Youth Summer Baseball/Softball/T-ball Sign ups will be at Oakwood Grade School · Saturday, February 22, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm · Wednesday, February 26, 6:00-8:00 · Saturday, February 29, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
OJHS Night at OHS on Friday, January 31. OJHS athletes will be announced during half time during the boys basketball varsity game.
OJHS boys basketball practice for Friday, January 17, is cancelled.
8th grade students will be measured for graduation gowns tomorrow morning, Friday, January 17th.
December 16 - Boys basketball game @ Paris-Mayo has been cancelled.
Monday morning Project Success has been cancelled.
Tonight is our Oakwood Christmas Concert at Oakwood High School at 7:00 pm. Students have been working hard preparing for tonight.
OJHS Parent Team are providing snacks for Second Quarter Incentive on Friday, December 20. Please complete the form found in the News at the bottom of the page. Please send pre-packaged snacks.
OJHS had their monthly safety drill. Today we had a tornado drill.
Eighth Grade night for boys basketball and cheer on Thursday, December 12.
Oakwood water bottles will be available at boys basketball and girls volleyball games. Bottles will also be in the OJHS office. Bottles are $10.
OJHS Parent Team wants to provide snacks for the second quarter incentive day on Friday, Dec. 20. Please sign up below to make this a great day for our children. Items should be pre-packaged. Items can be sent to school any before Dec 20th. Click on link below in News.
Girls Volleyball try-outs are Monday, December 9. A current physical must be in the office to participate in try-outs. Eighth grade girls are highly encouraged to get a general physical if a sports physical is not current. (It will meet Freshman requirements.)
OJHS Parent Team meeting Monday, December 2, at 5:00 pm. The focus of the meeting is to prepare for the Super Bowl Sub fundraiser.
OJHS Parent Team Candy Cart on Wednesday, November 27. All items $1. Students with no missing assignments get first trip.
Second Quarter midterms were sent out this week.
Friday, November 15, is second quarter midterm. Midterms will be mailed out at the beginning of next week. Missing work with show as a zero in all gradebooks. Students are highly encouraged to reach out to their teachers to get all missing work turned in.
Boys basketball practice is cancelled for today - Monday, November 11, 2019.
Girls basketball practice for today, Monday-November 11, is cancelled.
We hope to see you at the OJHS Parent Team meeting at 5:00 pm today. We will be finalizing Speech Contest concessions and volunteer opportunities for Saturday, November 16.
Boys Basketball and Cheerleaders will leave OJHS at 2:15 today and Friday. The bus will drop off at OJHS after the games both nights.
OJHS Picture retakes are Friday, November 8, 2019. We will also be taking team pictures: girls basketball, boys basketball, and cheerleading. Picture packets have been sent home.
OJHS Girls Basketball game tonight at Gifford with a 5:30 start time.
Eighth grade night for girls basketball on Monday, November 4, at Oakwood Junior High School. Come out and support your Lady Knights!
OJHS students may wear costumes on Thursday, October 31. The costumes must be school appropriate, no face coverings(mask and/or paint), and have foot coverings/shoes.
Boys Basketball schedules can be found under Menu-Athletics and Documents-Sports Schedules.
OJHS is collecting soup and canned goods for the Eastern Illinois Foodbank. We are collecting by Houses through November 8.
OJHS Parent Team meeting on Tuesday, October 29, at 6:00 pm. We will meet in Mr. Parker's room to discuss Speech Contest and Super Bowl subs.
OJHS Girls Basketball at Armstrong-Ellis tonight with a start time of 6:00 pm.
Student Council Fall Dance 7:00-9:00 pm tonight.
Harlem Wizards assembly on Monday, October 21 at OJHS.
Thank you to all that joined OJHS staff for Parent Teacher Conference. Please find the most current newsletter link attached. https://www.smore.com/yqnub
Girls County 7th Grade - Monday, October 21 at Westville 6:00 pm 8th Grade - Tuesday, October 22 at Georgetown 6:00 pm Bus leaves at 4:45 from OGS
The area law enforcement team will be at OJHS on Thursday, October 17, completing our required 90 Day Drill on intruder training.
We hope to see everyone at Parent Teacher Conference this week. Wednesday is scheduled time with grade level teams.Thursday is "open-arena" style. All teachers will be set up in the gym. Students will receive points for their house for parent attendance!
Oakwood Junior High is supporting a neighboring school. This sweet boy was in a bad car accident earlier this week on Rte 1 in Georgetown. This accident claimed the life of his father that day. Unfortunately, early Saturday morning, Wyatt went to be with his father. In support of Wyatt, his family, friends, Pine Crest Elementary, and the Georgetown community, they are asking everyone to wear red and black on Tuesday in support of this young man who was lost too soon. Everyone help spread the word! #4houses1home
Hope everyone is having a super week-end! St Joe Daily's article on Empowerment Day is awesome! http://www.sjodaily.com/2019/10/12/oakwood-junior-high-builds-community-with-empowerment-day/
OJHS is excited for tomorrow. Students will participate in the Inaugural Empowerment Day.
Baseball Awards night is Tuesday, October 8, at 6:00 pm at the junior high.
Parent/Teacher Conferences are now available to be scheduled. Fall conferences will be held on October 16th and 17th from 4 PM - 7 PM. Please see the following instructions for setting up your account to register online for conferences: https://5il.co/anu8
GIRLS BASKETBALL CHANGE FOR TONIGHT: Game is 7th grade only at Schlarman's North campus (high school). The bus will leave OGS at 4:30.
Sullivan Elementary suffered a loss on Friday. Oakwood 76 would like everyone to wear blue on Monday in support of the Sullivan school district and its community.
Students may carry water bottles during the day. The bottles need to be clear and have a lid. Water is the only beverage to be carried.
Midterms have been mailed.
First Parent Team meeting will be Tuesday, September 17 at 6:00 pm in the OJHS Cafeteria. We will discuss possible activities for the year.
OJHS Picture Retake Day is Friday, November 8. We will also take sports pictures for girls basketball, boys basketball and cheerleading.
Help us celebrate our eighth grade baseball players on Thursday, September 12. We will recognize our eighth grade players at the beginning of the game at 4:15.
OJHS Baseball practice on Wednesday, September 11, ends at 4:30.
School pictures and OJHS Baseball on Monday, September 9.
OJHS Baseball pictures on September 9. Players will bring picture packet home on Wednesday, August 21.
Tonight's OJHS Baseball game is cancelled. No practice.
OJHS Baseball game is cancelled for today.
Girls basketball practice begins on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Practice is 3:00 - 5:00 pm.
Check out the OJHS document folders for important information. The Family Event folder has upcoming events in Champaign.
Save the Date! OJHS will have a Locker Load Day on Thursday, August 15, at 4:00 pm. Bring your school supplies and fill your lockers!
There is an OJHS Baseball Parent Meeting this Thursday, May 30 at 6:00 pm at the Junior High.
Accelerated Reader requirements are extended until Friday, May 24. Each student needs 20 Accelerated Reader points as part of the Incentive guidelines. Incentive will be moved to next week.
Last day to take Accelerated Reader tests is Thursday, May 23. Students need 20 points to participate in Friday's incentive.
Track Sectionals - bus will leave at 7:20 am at the grade school on Saturday, May 11. Sectionals will be at PBL High School, Paxton, Illinois.
Honors Night is tonight at 7:00 pm. We are honoring sports teams, clubs, honor roll, perfect attendance, student council, Presidential Award, OAV, Speech, Scholastic Bowl, and Spelling. We look forward to recognizing OJHS students.
OJHS students will participate in an intruder drill on Thursday, May 9. Staff will have discussions about A.L.I.C.E. training during homeroom the next two weeks.
OJHS Fire Drill with fire department on Monday, April 29.
OJHS Track bus will leave from the grade school at 7:30 am on Saturday, April 27, for County Track Meet.
Eighth Grade parents - Graduation tickets are in the midterm mailing. Please contact the school if you do not receive your child's midterm.
Fourth Quarter midterms have been mailed. End of the year events are listed in the mailing.
OJHS Parent Team meeting on Monday, April 22 at 5:30. Join us to discuss the remainder of the year events.
OJHS staff are looking forward to meeting incoming seventh graders tomorrow night at 6:30 pm.
OJHS Studdents and Staff donated pennies and other currency to support the Basic Essentially Pantry, the Dwelling Place of Vermilion County. We had a friendly competition between homerooms. Mrs. Peterson and Mrs. McGee's homerooms were winners. Mr. McCune's class received a consolation prize for most silver coins.
Freshman paperwork is due on Thursday, March 21. Two sheets need handed in: Freshman schedule (blue paper) with a parent signature and the four year plan worksheet.
Friendly reminder...Parents and students plan on joining us on Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00-7:00 pm for Parent Teacher Student Conferences. No appointments needed. Report cards will be in the gym for pick up. . Refreshments and raffle are included!
Wednesday and Thursday, March 20-21, are 1:40 pm dismissal days.
OJHS Parent Teacher Student Conference on March 20-21, 4:00-7:00 pm. No appointment needed. We look forward to seeing you!
Shelter in Place Drill on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Seventh Grade Orientation Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm at Oakwood Junior High School.
OJHS Parent Teacher Student Conference on March 20-21, 4:00-7:00 pm. No appointment needed.
Friendly reminder to Eighth grade parents and students: Freshmen Orientation tonight at OHS, 7:00 pm.
Scholastic Bowl meet at Oakwood Grade School tonight.
Eighth Grade parents: Mark your calendar...Freshmen Orientation is Monday, March 11 at 7:00 pm at Oakwood High School.
11:40 Dismissal on Friday, March 1. School Improvement Day
Kindness Week Friday is "OJHS Knights Honor Day" Wear your favorite school colors.
Kindness Week - Thursday is "Kindness is our super power" Come as your favorite superhero.
Oakwood is participating in the Pennies for the Essentially Basic Pantry. The pantry provides free hygiene and household care products to the homeless or those near homelessness. Oakwood's goal is 77,625 pennies. Vermilion County's goal is 1,000,000 pennies. Please send your pennies to OJHS during March. (We will accept any currency.)
Kindness Week at OJHS! Wednesday is "Dream of Kindness" It's pajama day - wear your school appropriate pajamas with slippers or shoes.
Good luck to the OJHS Spelling Team. They will compete at DACC tonight.
OJHS Volleyball at home against Bismarck-Henning on Friday, February 22. Game time is 6:00 pm
OJHS Volleyball at Westville tonight.
OJHS Volleyball at home tonight. 6:00 pm
Good luck to the OJHS Spelling Team. The team competes in today's semi-final match at Salt Fork this afternoon. The top two teams from today's match will advance to finals held at DACC on Thursday night.
OJHS Volleyball at Salt Fork/Jamaica on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:00 pm.
OJHS Volleyball at PVO/Flatville today at 6:00 pm.
Kindness Quote: If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we just might set the world in the right direction. -Martin Kornfeld
OJHS is participating in a Kindness Challenge. We are focusing on being kind and helping others.
Tonight is Volleyball eighth grade night. We will announce players before the eighth grade game.
CORRECTION FOR VOLUNTEERS: We are looking for volunteers to help with the OJHS Parent Team Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, February 8, at Oakwood High School. Please email Mrs. Burton - firstname.lastname@example.org
Seventh and Eighth Grade County Volleyball schedules are in the Volleyball Documents under the Menu link on the OJHS website.
OJHS Sports Recognition - Friday, February 8, at OHS. We will recognize Baseball, Girls and Boys Basketball, Cheer and Volleyball during the OHS Varsity half-time.
OJHS Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, February 8 at OHS. 4:30 - 6:00 pm.
OJHS Parent Team Spaghetti Dinner is Friday, February 8, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at OHS. Any parents interested in helping, please email Mrs. Burton. email@example.com
Congratulations to our 8th grade boys basketball team for winning today's regional game against PBL. They will play in the regional championship game on Monday, February 4, at 6:00 pm at St Joseph Middle School. We will offer a fan bus to the game. Please send a signed permission slip giving permission to ride the bus and $3 for admission. We must have 20 signed up to go. Bus will leave at 5:15 from OGS.
Tonight's volleyball game is cancelled.
Due to inclement weather, Oakwood Schools are closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30th. All scheduled practices, games, and after school activities are also cancelled.
Eighth Grade Boys regional game is rescheduled for Saturday, February 2, at 9:00 am. Bus time is 8:00 am at OGS.
Eighth Grade Boys Regional game is cancelled for Tuesday, January 29. Rescheduled date will be posted at a later date.
Due to inclement weather, Oakwood Schools are closed tomorrow, Tuesday, January 29th. All scheduled practices, games, and after school activities are also cancelled.
Tuesday's volleyball game at home as been cancelled.
Tonight's volleyball game at Prairieview Ogden has been cancelled.
Seventh Grade Volleyball girls will participate in the MMJH Panther Classic at Pinecrest Elementary in Georgetown. First game is 10:00 am.
Eighth Grade Boys Basketball - Good luck at Regionals! First game is Saturday at 11:15 am, St. Joseph Middle School.
Josten's Eighth Grade Gear form can be found on the OJHS website under Menu, Documents, Building Forms
Eighth Grade Josten's Gear forms deadline has been extended to Monday, January 28. The Josten's forms do not include gown costs.
The Sports Picture brochure can be found under Menu, Documents on the OJHS website. The brochure is in the Sports Picture folder.
Sports pictures on Wednesday, January 23, for girls basketball, volleyball, and cheer. Students should bring uniforms to school. Order information can be found at inter-state.com/order. The OJHS code is 36705W. All checks are payable to: Inter-State Studio & Publishing Co.
Tomorrow's seventh grade boys basketball regional game has been cancelled. Rescheduled information: Monday, January 21, at 5:00 pm in St. Joseph. Bus leaves at 4:00 pm.
Saturday's volleyball tournament has been cancelled due to weather. The rescheduled date is set for February 9.
OJHS Parent Team meeting on Tuesday, January 22, at 5:00 pm. We will discuss the February 8 Spaghetti Dinner.
Jostens will be at OJHS on Friday, January 18. They will take gown measurement and collect signatures for t-shirts.
OJHS Second Quarter Report cards were mailed last week.
OJHS Volleyball has its first away game at Hoopeston tonight. Game is at John Greer, 6:00 pm.
Tonight is Eighth Grade Night for Boys Basketball and Cheer at OJHS. Eighth grade athletes will be recognized before the eighth grade game.
OJHS Cheer will not be traveling to Peoria on Saturday, January 12, due to inclement weather.
OJHS 7th Grade Volleyball Tournament has been cancelled for Saturday, January 12. New date is January 26.
Volleyball schedule update 12/28 5-7 OJHS 12/31 5-7 OJHS 1/2 5-7 OJHS 1/3 5-7 OJHS 1/4 5-7 OJHS
December 21 will be filled with holiday fun. ALL students will participate in homeroom competitions in the morning. Second quarter incentive will be movies in the afternoon. Students may bring snacks and purchase from Student Council.
December 20 -21 are 1:40 Dismissal days.
OJHS Volleyball practice starts on Thursday, December 13. A current athletic physical needs to be in the office to practice.
Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 13 at 7:00 pm at the Oakwood High School. Chili dinner before concert, 5:30-6:30 to benefit OHS Florida trip students.
OJHS Eighth Grade Girls Basketball won their second Regional game against Tolono Unity, 20-16. Join OJHS on Friday, November 30, for the Regional Championship game at 6:00 pm against Tuscola East Prairie. Good luck Lady Knights!
Congratulations to the OJHS Eighth Grade Girls Basketball team for winning their first Regional game against Westville, 37-18. OJHS will play Tolony Unity on Thursday, November 29 at 7:15 pm at St. Joe. Good luck!
Parent Meeting, Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 pm at OJHS. Agenda items are the December Student Incentive and the Spaghetti Dinner.
Wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving!
Please take a few minutes and complete the OJHS Parent Needs Assessment Survey. Your input is important. Find the link on the OJHS Weebly page.
OJHS collected 213 pairs of socks for the Domestic Violence and Transitional Shelter Services. There will be a sock hop Friday during 6th Period to celebrate surpassing our school goal.
Parent Team meeting on Thursday, November 15 at 5:00 pm at OJHS. Please join us!
Chili Supper at OJHS tonight from 5:00-7:00 pm.
Eighth Grade Fundraiser begins today. Money will go towards the eighth grade trip in May.
Soctober update - OJHS has collected 146 pair of socks for the Domestic Violence and Transitional Shelter.
OJHS Boys Basketball will open with the Monticello Basketball tournament. Dates are October 30, 31, and November 2.
Socktober Update - OJHS has collected 83 pairs of socks for the Domestic Violence and Transitional Shelter Services. We are collecting until November 2. If we meet our goal, OJHS will have a sock hop in November during 6th hour.
The Eighth Grade Girls Basketball County Tournament game is at Bismarck tonight at 7:15 pm. Please park in the southeast parking lot and enter the building in the southeast corner. Oakwood will play in the multipurpose room gym.
Veterans Day Chili Supper is Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at OJHS. During this event we will be celebrating our community and honoring all of those who have served our country. We will also recognize the winners of a writing contest sponsored by the Oakwood American Legion Post 610. Free will donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the Homeless Veterans Program at the VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville.
Lights On Afterschool-October 25 from 5-8 pm, OJHS and OGS are hosting a lights on event. All parents, family, staff, and community members are encouraged to attend this event. Our students will showcase what they enjoy about our afterschool program as well as provide a cooking demonstration of different food items from around the world!
Oakwood Junior High Baseball Award Night is Wednesday, October 24, at 6:30 pm in the OJHS gym.
November 9-Picture Retakes, Boys and Girls Basketball Pictures
The Halloween Dance will be this Saturday, October 27th, from 6:30-8:30 PM. Admittance if $3 and pictures are $1 each to purchase a copy. You may be in a picture at no cost. Costumes are allowed, but not required. All costumes and clothing must follow the dress code. Students from other schools are not allowed.
Eighth Grade Girls Basketball County - Tonight at Salt Fork/Jamaica. Game is at 6:00 pm.
As part of the Socktober sock drive, OJHS will enjoy the following soul/sole warming activities: Wednesday, October 24, Mix & Match Sock Day Thursday, October 25, Socks with Flops! Friday, October 26, OJHS Spirit Socks Tuesday, October 30, Crazy Sock Day Thursday, November 1, Repurpose Sock Day If we meet our building goal, OJHS will have a Sock Hop during 6th Hour in November.
Celebrate Socktober with OJHS - Students are asked to donate at least one new pair of socks to be donated to the Domestic Violence & Transitional Shelter Services.
Seventh Grade Girls Basketball County at Georgetown, tonight at 6:00 pm.
OJHS Girls Basketball County Tournament schedules are available on the OJHS page under Menu-Documents-Sports Schedules.
OJHS Boys Basketball Monticello Tournament information can be found on the OJHS page under Menu-Documents-Sports Schedules.
OJHS Boys Basketball season starts with a tournament in Monticello beginning October 30, 2018. Game times are not available at this time.
Parent meeting for Boy's Basketball players will be Monday night, October 15, at 6:45 at the grade school.
Seventh Grade will participate in the Manufacturing and Technology Day at DACC on Friday, October 12, 2018. A signed permission slip from the OJHS Knights News needs to be in the office. A permission slip can be found in Documents under Building Forms. The field trip is morning only. Students will return to OJHS for lunch.
OJHS Boys Basketball schedule can be found under the OJHS Documents in the Athletics folder.
Information about the UofI Vet Med Open House can be found in the OJHS Documents under Family Events.
Family Event this week-end....University of Illinois, Vet Med Open House Sunday, October 7, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Picture Retakes - November 20, 2018
Oakwood Junior High School Parent-Teacher Conference schedule is planned to open on Monday, October 1. Please plan on joining us for PT Conferences.
Home OJHS Girls Basketball game tonight against Schlarman Academy. Game starts at 6:00 pm
First home OJHS Girls Basketball game against Bismarck-Henning. Game starts at 6:00 pm. Season schedule can be found on the Oakwood Junior High School website under Documents-Athletics.
OJHS Baseball falls 5-3 to finish season at 10-2. Matthew Miller went 3-4 with an RBI. Thanks for a fantastic season!
Good luck to OJHS Baseball team! Regional game is Saturday, September 15, at Bismarck against Bismarck-Henning at 11:30 am.
You can get the Oakwood Knights Google Classroom on your home devices by using the Google Classroom app. Join the class by entering the class code: 2i7l5vi
First quarter midterm is Friday, September 14. Midterm reports will be sent out next week.
OJHS Project Success is offering our students homework time and great activities. For more information, please visit Documents on our web page under Project Success. An application is included.
OJHS Baseball game at St. Joseph has been cancelled.
OJHS Baseball against Bismarck Henning at home. 4:15 Eighth grade players will be recognized.
August 13, 2018 First HOME MS Baseball game against Westville 4:15 pm
August 11, 2018 First MS Baseball game at Rossville Alvin 10:00 am
For 8th grade parents that ordered pictures at the end of the year, those pics will be mailed directly to your home from the company. They should be shipped on Monday, June 11.
Oakwood JH is looking for a Special Education Teacher for next year. If interested, contact Mr. Tosh.
Congratulations to Austin McDaniel and Josh Young for qualifying for state track meet
Here's the link to the OAV interview in case you missed it. http://www.vermilioncountyfirst.com/podcasts-new/
Today's track practice has been cancelled.
Tune into NewsMakers this morning at 7:30 on 1490 WDAN to hear OJHS Students discussing their OAV projects from this year!
Make sure you tune into 1490 AM tomorrow morning at 7:30 to hear the OJHS Our American Voice group talk about their projects this year.
Good luck to our scholastic bowl team in regional play tonight at North Ridge.
Don't forget that 8th grade graduation pictures will be taken tomorrow morning.
Today's track practice has been cancelled.
The track meet scheduled for today in Bismarck has been cancelled. There will be track practice at the Jr. High until 4:30.
The track scheduled for today (4/5/18) in Bismarck has been cancelled. There will be practice at the Jr. High until 4:30, and no practice tomorrow (Friday).
Today's track meet has been cancelled. There will be track practice until 4:30
Track practices will begin tomorrow. All athletes must have a physical on file with the office in order to practice.
ICYMI: OJHS Spelling team wins the County Spelling Team Championship! Way to go Knights!
Congratulations to the spelling team for advancing to the finals. They will compete in the finals on March 1 at DACC. #LetsGoKnights
Good luck to the 8th grade volleyball team as they compete for a county championship tonight. Game is in Potomac and will start around 7:00.
Knights drop 2 close matches. We'll get them next time.
It's volleyball night. The Knights are hosting Chrisman. #LetsGoKnights
Tough night for the Knights. 7th and 8th both fall in 2 games.
Volleyball tonight against Potomac-Armstrong #LetsGoKnights
8th grade wins in 3. Great job ladies
7th grade volleyball wins in 2 over Schlarman
Final score: Maroa-Forsyth 53 Oakwood 43. Congratulations on a great season. #WaitTillNextYear. #LetsGoKnights
1:18 to go. Oakwood is down 48-45. #LetsGoKnights
2:15 to go. Oakwood down 43-41. #LetsGoKnights
2:40. All tied up
4:17 left. Oakwood down 37-35. It's a nail biter. #LetsGoKnights
After 3: all tied up at 33. 1 quarter to go. #LetsGoKnights
2:41 left in the 3: Oakwood down 31-37. #LetsGoKnights
At the half: Oakwood 22 Maroa-Forsyth 26. #LetsGoKnights
4:59 left in the 2nd: Oakwood down 18-14. #LetsGoKnights
At the end of the first: OJHS 14 Maroa-Forsyth 12. #LetsGoKnights
3 minutes left in the first: all tied up at 6. #LetsGoKnigts
It's almost game time. Updates as we go. #LetsGoKnights
Split for the night. 8th grade wins in 2.
Parent team meeting today at 5:30. Discussing the spaghetti supper. If you are interested in helping out, you are welcome to attend.
One quarter to go, Oakwood up by 10
At the half: Oakwood 18 Bismarck 12
After 1 quarter of the 7th grade county championship game, Oakwood & Bismarck tied at 7
Final score: Oakwood 42 Potomac-Armstrong 17
Knights up 26 - 10 at the half
7th grade boys begin county tournament tonight against Potomac-Armstrong. #LetsGoKnoghts
8th grade falls 41 - 39
7th grade falls to St. Joe by 7. 30-23.
Halftime of the 7th grade game: St. Joe 15 Oakwood 8.
Final score: Georgetown 42 Oakwood 27
At the half of 8th grade: Georgetown 19 Oakwood 13
7th grade beats Georgetown 39 - 10.
7th grade up 25-5 at the half.
7th grade boys get a win over Westville last night. #LetsGoKnights
Both 7th and 8th grade get wins over Paris Mayo on Monday night. Way to go boys!
Good luck this weekend to our cheerleaders in their first competition.
Final score: Gifford 30 OJHS 28.
After 3: Gifford 21 Oakwood 20
Halftime of the 8th grade game Gifford 18 OJHS 15. #LetsGoKnights
Final score: OJHS 23 Gifford 9
Knights up 9 - 7 at the half of the 7th grade game.