A former Olympia High School basketball player, Eric Elliott, overcame the struggles of cancer to return to the court, and is now to have a movie made about his story. "Hoovey", as he was called by his friends, was just 16 years old when his cancer was discovered. He collapsed on the basketball court and was rushed to the . . .
To help identify young adults at risk of heartbeat abnormalities, Advocate BroMenn is bringing Advocate for Young Hearts FREE Cardiac Screenings to Olympia High School Friday, November 8th, 2013 To . . .
On Tuesday, December 10th, the OHS Chamber Choir is going to Bloomington to record a TV broadcast for the WMBD Living Well show at 4 pm on Dec. 10. They will dress up in their Madrigals costumes and perform two songs. The show has been . . .
Olympia High School will be collecting donations until Winter Break for the citizens of the towns that have been damaged by tornados and any other severe weather in Central Illinois. Mrs. Karin Stephan, OHS teacher, will be taking the . . .
Here at Olympia High School, there are regular computer classes, such as Comm Tech and Computers, but, this year the Business department has added a new twist to its computer class line-up. The class Game Design is new for Olympia students . . .
On November 21st, the Olympia High School chess team traveled to Normal Community High School to face Princeville and Peoria High each in one match. In the first match, Olympia faced Peoria High for the first time this year. Olympia won . . .
Katy received the State Farm Special Olympics Female Athlete of the Year Award June 20, 2013 at the annual recognition banquet. Katy has participated in Special Olympics since she was nine. She always encourages and helps her . . .
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 first time in over a decade, Olympia High School hosted an “Operation Prom Night Mock Crash Event” in partnership with the American Red Cross-Central Illinois Chapter. This event drew heavily on community partnerships including: . . .
Principles of Technology Begin Phase One Principles of Technology Class broke ground on in the greenhouse to prepare for the construction of a new aquaponic system! Part of “phase one” is to prepare the area for an . . .
Oly Fire Softball to Hold Fund Raiser
The Olympia School District is “Pitching in for Washington”. This fundraiser is sponsored by the Olympia/Oly Fire Softball teams to raise money to help rebuild Washington. All donations will be given to the Red Cross for the Washington . . .
Suzanne DeLoriea and Alanis Taobor have been selected to perform with the 2013 NAfME All-National Honors Ensembles at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville on October 27-30, 2013, Nashville, TN: Suzanne and Alanis . . .
The Olympia High School "Freshman Flight School" was held on Friday, August 16, 2013. Students were picked up at the shuttle stops and shuttled to the High School. Freshman students participated in an opening assembly in the gymnasium, . . .
Five Olympia Spartans participated in the Special Olympic State Track and Field games June 14th and 15th at Illinois State University. Hannah Baker earned a gold medal in the 50 meter run and silver in the standing long jump. . . .
The Math Department at Olympia High School has been using the TI-Nspire handheld technology on a regular basis this school year. The new computing technology allows OHS math teachers to perform instant assessments while students are . . .
By the Olympia Transportation Department
Monty Shaffer, Olympia Transportation Mechanic, is shown providing instruction and valuable information for Mr. Hewitt’s Driver Education Class on Wednesday, Sept 19, 2012. Topics that were covered included basic vehicle . . .
Olympia High School's AP Biology teacher, Chris Embry Mohr, was one of four Illinois winners of the Cornbelt Energy $1000 grants awarded to Illinois High Schools. Ms. Mohr wrote the grant describing the expansion of the "Grow Our Own" . . .