Midwest Technical Institute is offering a $10,000 grant to one high school to help improve its technology. Olympia High School is lucky enough to be one of the 10 finalist for this amazing grant. Only one winner will receive this grant and that winner is decided by popular vote. This means that anyone can vote for Olympia's . . .
The OHS Torch Staff needs a baby picture from every OHS senior for the May Issue - Senior Edition of the Torch by April 25, 2014. Pictures can be given by hard copy to Mrs. Hapgood in B5 or digital copies emailed to . . .
On Friday April 11th, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival Touring Company came to OHS to perform a short version of Shakespeare’s play As You Like It. British Literature students viewed the performance and then had a workshop with the . . .
On April 21, 22, and 23, the OHS Dance team will hold their dance tryouts for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Interested students may pick up the information packets in the high school office. This applies to all current eighth . . .
On Thursday, February 27, 2014 Mathematics teacher, Wendy Bowers, was presented a check for $500 after winning the Bridgestone-Pantagraph Classroom of the Month Award. This award honors a specific classroom each month that will use the . . .
The Olympia High School National Honor Society, Student Council, and Key Club partnered up for a project. All members of these organizations were assigned 1-3 third grade students from the Olympia elementary schools. Members . . .
On April 11th 2014, the Olympia FFA chapter took 20 members to the section 9 and 10 livestock and dairy judging contest in Pontiac, IL at the 4H Park. Both teams placed 7th out of 14. The top five livestock individuals were Carson . . .
Olympia High School senior, Zach Cleinmark, son of Teresa Dickson of Minier and Mike Cleinmark of Stanford, recently signed his letter of intent to play baseball for the ICC Cougars. "I am excited for Zach. His hard work has . . .
Olympia High School senior Ryan Van Dyke recently signed with Missouri University of Science and Technology to run cross country. Ryan said “I am really looking forward to learning and making new friends.” Ryan is majoring in . . .
The Olympia FFA Chapter officers and advisor met with Central Illinois Ag owner, Michael Schmidt, to learn about the recent donation. Michael Schmidt bid on a painting at a Dan Dunn auction and won two pieces of art. The winning . . .
The nomination period runs through April 15, 2013.
We know nothing is more important than the next generation, and Olympia High School in rural Stanford, Illinois is always looking for opportunities to go above and beyond for their children. Not only is Olympia “growing our own” . . .
For the past couple weeks in Mrs. Goff’s Textiles and Design class, students have been busy finishing up sewing projects which started with their field trip to Jo Anne’s Fabrics and Hobby Lobby at the beginning of March. On the . . .
Olympia Chamber Choir Members Rebekah Bauersfeld, Suzanne DeLoriea, Tanner Springer, and John Runyard sang the National Anthem, Saturday, February 22 at the Awards Ceremony of the State Speech Tournament held this past weekend in Peoria. The . . .
Watch the Video
Students in the OHS Principles of Technology class have created a video for your enjoyment. It represents a lot of hard work and results.
The OHS art department would like to congratulate Bailey Bauer, Gina Davis and Dane Eiselstein for receiving honorable mentions at the recent University of Illinois “Under One Foot Art Show.” The premise of the show was that all . . .