Monday, March 12, 2018

OGJH Parent Survey
Once again we ask for your assistance in completing our annual parent survey if you have not done so. The survey should take no more than 5-10 minutes.  Your input and feedback will assist us in improving our Catholic education and evaluating our effectiveness. Thank you to those who have already completed the survey.

3rd Quarter Report Cards—Wednesday, March 14
Students will be given their 3rd quarter report cards on Wednesday, March 14, at the end of the day. Be sure to sign the sticker in their planner to signify that you have seen the report card.

Track and Field Start Dates
Junior High Track and Field will begin with an informational meeting after school on Thursday, March 22. The meeting will last until approximately 4:15. The first official track practice will begin on Monday, March 26. Please make sure your child brings warm clothes to track on a daily basis. Track practice generally lasts until 4:45.

7th Grade ACT Aspire Testing-Tuesday, April 10
7th Grade ACT Aspire Testing will take place on Tuesday, April 10This online test measures academic achievement in the areas of English, math, reading, science, and writing. It is aligned with the ACT College and Career Readiness Standards, making test results meaningful by connecting your child’s score to specific skills and knowledge that are important to success in college and the workplace. The students will spend the majority of this day taking the test. In order for students to do their best, it is important that your child gets plenty of sleep at night and a good breakfast on testing day. Also, please be cognizant of the tests when scheduling appointments or other events that may take your child out of school.

O’Gorman Junior High School’s Campus Visit Day
If you know someone who may be interested in learning more about the O’Gorman Campus, and would like to experience a day in the life of a Knight, please encourage them to attend O’Gorman Junior High School’s “Campus Visit Day” on Monday, April 23 from 8:00-1:00 (some area schools are not in session that day). The visiting student will be paired with a student they already know who attends O’Gorman Junior High School or we can match them with a current student who shares similar interests. Their experience will include learning more about the O’Gorman Campus, attending classes, eating lunch, meeting the faculty, staff, and students of O’Gorman Junior High School!

Students are welcome to attend the “Campus Visit Day” on Monday, April 23, if he or she is a current 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student.  A parent/guardian of the student visiting must fill out the online form by clicking here or pasting the following address: http://ogormanjh.sfcss.org/campus-visit by Wednesday, April 18After we receive the online form, we will be in contact with them to outline the specifics of the day!

Upcoming Dates to Remember
MARCH VIRTUE: FORGIVENESS
Tuesday, March 13OGJH Music Tour to Elementary Schools (Jazz Band and Show Choir Students gone all day)
Thursday, March 15No School–Teacher In-Service
Friday, March 16No School–Vacation Day
Thursday, March 22: Track and Field Informational Meeting after School
Saturday, March 24: OGJH Band and Orchestra Solo Festival: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Monday, March 26: Track and Field Practice Begins after School
Thursday, March 29Noon Dismissal
Friday, March 30: No School–Good Friday

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