Jackie Litwiller
Spartan Night is underway!
1 day ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The Olympia FFA Chapter will have sweet corn for sale at the fall Spartan Night at the high school at 5:30pm on Aug. 23rd. Please support your local FFA.
2 days ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Kim Logsdon
Spartan Night! This Friday, August 23rd starting at 5:30pm. Come out and meet your 2019 Fall Activity Participants!
5 days ago, Kim Logsdon
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The Boys Golf Scramble scheduled for today Aug. 20th at North Greens in Atlanta has been cancelled.
5 days ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
Live life like there is no tomorrow! #RAOK
17 days ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Live life like there is no tomorrow! #RAOK
17 days ago, Jackie Litwiller
ED JODLOWSKI
Olympia administrators enjoying Random Acts of Kindness Challenge #Olyspartanpride
17 days ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
We will be holding FRESHMAN BLAST OFF on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Transportation will be provided from each community, Students will arrive at the school by approximately 9:20 AM and will be dismissed at 11:30. Contact the high school office with additional questions.
23 days ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Olympia CUSD 16
There was an error on the parking permit letters that went out to Juniors and Seniors. The letter should have read THURSDAY, August 1st not Wednesday as the date to get permits. Sorry for the error!
about 1 month ago, Olympia CUSD 16
Kim Logsdon
Olympia State Softball Shirts are in!! If you placed an order come by the OHS main office to pick yours up Thursday, July 11th from 12-4pm or Friday, July 12th from 11:30-1:30pm. If you have any questions please email Kim Logsdon at kim.logsdon@olympia.org
about 1 month ago, Kim Logsdon
Jackie Litwiller
Marching Spartans representing at the Hopedale 4th of July!
about 1 month ago, Jackie Litwiller
Olympia CUSD 16
The new High School lockers have started to arrive!
about 1 month ago, Olympia CUSD 16
Alex Castillo
Congrats to Michal Weber for getting 6th place in the Promotional Bulletin Board competition at the 2019 SkillsUSA National Championship!
about 1 month ago, Alex Castillo
Lisa Steve
LAST STOP for the Bus O Fun college tour: Case Western Reserve University 1. They house the largest Maker Space in the world. It has 7 floors and is called the Think Box 2. Selective admissions with 2/3 of students applying in the STEM field 3. Over 50% of students double major 4. They host 2-3 info sessions a year in northern IL for interested students 5. They have highly selective pre-professional programs where students go straight in without additional MCAT or LCAT
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Bus Stop #11: 5 Facts from John Carroll University 1. Smaller suburban Jesuit school with strong focus on service 2. 175 service trip opportunities per week for students 3. Football program has 9 Alumni connections in NFL head staff positions, 2 being GMs 4. Strong alumni network assisting students with internships and housing when filling internships 5. Partnership with Cleveland Clinic Hospitals in a number of STEM programs and research positions
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Bus Stop #10 for Mrs. Steve: Allegheny College 1. Require students to select a major and minor from different disciplines to broaden scope of education. 2. Students on campus complete around 70,000 hours of non-required service per year. 3. Professors are evaluated on teaching and not on their ability to do research, but are rewarded for their undergrad research initiatives 4. #2 Environmental Science program in the nation and will be a Climate Neutral campus-wide in 2020. 5. All students complete a senior comprehensive experience
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Bus Stop #9: Penn State University Top 5 Facts 1. 20% of Meteorologists come from Penn State 2. Hospitality Management is strong with great experiential learning opportunities 3. Penn State has 20 different campuses throughout the state. Students typically do not get denied, but accepted into alternate campus with the goal of transferring to the main campus. 4. 15 minute walk from each of the academic ends of campus 5. 20,000 students fill the student section at home football games
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Steve’s Top 5 from Stop #8: Bucknell University 1. 97% employment/grad school placement after graduation 2. New university farm servicing fresh school produce and research 3. 100% PhD faculty taught courses 4. 50% of students study abroad 5. Test optional application
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Bus Stop #7: Dickinson College Top 5 1. 95% medical and law school placement 2. 60% of students do research, internships, AND study abroad 3. Ranked #1 for Global Focus 4. 100% Internship guarantee 5. Graduates include CEOs from LL Bean and Justin’s Peanut Butter
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Steve’s Top 5: West Virginia Univ. 1. 7th largest teaching hospital in nation 2. All athletic events free for students; tickets distributed through lottery system 3. 14 Engineering programs; world known for diesel and coal research 4. They have Deans of Completion- help students graduate in 4 years 5. Offers puppeteering major.
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Top 5 Facts from Bus Stop #5: Carnegie Mellon 1. Admissions highly selective but meet financial need 2. CMU undergrad salary average is $84,700 starting 3. Leaders in Artificial Intelligence 4. Drama and Music Theatre admissions is 90% determined by audition 5. Enroll 50% woman as STEM focused institution
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations to Olympia High School for being selected for a Global Excellence Award by EF for our participation in hosting students from abroad. New students coming in 2019-2020 from around the world!
about 1 month ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Lisa Steve
Mrs. Steve’s Top 5: University of Pittsburg 1. Urban with a spacious campus feel 2. Strong social “soul” on campus 3. 17 guaranteed admit Master’s degree programs 4. Rolling admit/Apply to 1 of 5 Schools on Campus 5. Guaranteed internship program
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Mrs. Steve’s Top 5: University of Pittsburg 1. Urban with a spacious campus feel 2. Strong social “soul” on campus 3. 17 guaranteed admit Master’s degree programs 4. Rolling admit/Apply to 1 of 5 Schools on Campus 5. Guaranteed internship program
about 1 month ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Mrs. Steve's Bus Stop #3 Cont.: Oberlin Conservatory of Music 1. Oldest conservatory in the nation 2. 80-90% of acceptance criteria is your audition 3. Specializes in classical/jazz 4. Over 50% of students double major with the college 5. Focus on pre-professional music students
2 months ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Bus Stop #3: Oberlin College 1. #1 PhD producing liberal arts school 2. Top Art Museum - rents art to students for their dorms for $5 (including original Picasso...really!) 3. Meets 100% student financial need 4. Winter term for student passion projects 5. Co-op living option
2 months ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Bus Stop #2: Bowling Green State Univ 1. Out-of-state affordability w/ scholarships & housing 2. 1 of only 4 campuses nationally with an active crime lab 3. Strong support for undecided majors 4. D1 NCAA athletics all free for students 5. Jim Brown hosts NFL Broadcasting Bootcamp
2 months ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
Mrs. Steve's Top 5 Facts- U of St Francis 1. Staff will know your name and your family 2. More internships available than students attending 3. Education majors start classroom work freshman year 4. 100% nursing and education job placement rates 5. 100% pass rates on CPA exam
2 months ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
It's Day 1 of the Bus O' Fun College Tour through the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling! Follow me this week as I travel to 12 colleges/universities in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia! First stop is the University of St Francis in Joliet, IL.
2 months ago, Lisa Steve
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The youth football camp scheduled for today June 17th has been cancelled. Their are regular high school football activities today.
2 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
Where are all of our Olympia alumni? We want to hear from you! Please complete the following survey to help us learn about where life has taken you after you graduated! Use the link below to connect to the survey. Thank you! https://forms.gle/69DncCKKbay2bZyv6
2 months ago, Lisa Steve
ED JODLOWSKI
Olympia sophomore, Anna Singley, participates in Biomathematics Research Conference at Illinois State University. Please see the link to the article on their website. https://news.illinoisstate.edu/2019/06/isu-hosts-national-biomathematics-research-conference/
2 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Congratulation to our Illinois Softball Coaches Association 2A All State Team members. Kaelyn Leverson 2nd team pitcher, Sydnee Usherwood 2nd team center field, Alexis Finchum 3rd team catcher and Chloe Scroggins 3rd team second base.
2 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
High School Softball State Shirts are now available for order. Orders will be taken through Friday June 21st. Follow the link to place your order. https://spartansoftball2019.itemorder.com/
2 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
Dates for HS Cheer have been set. Monday, June 24th Parent Mtg. 5:30, Workshop to follow until 7pm. June 25th & 26th - HS Cheer Workshop, 1pm - 2:30pm June 27th - HS Cheer Tryout 5:30pm - 7:30pm
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Lisa Steve
Congratulations to Cavit Schempp for being selected to represent the Land of Lincoln CEO class in the National Tradeshow.
3 months ago, Lisa Steve
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Congratulations to the Spartans softball team on their IHSA 4th Place finish.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
After 6 innings. Spartans down 1 to 2.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Going to bottom of 6th, Spartans up 1 to 0.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Going to bottom of 5th, still 0 to 0.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Going to the bottom of the 4th, still 0 to 0.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
After 2 innings. Score is 0 to 0.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
Spartans will play in the 3rd place game tomorrow at 11:15am. Final score was 3-11.
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
After 5 innings - Spartans are down 3-8.
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Spartans take the lead 3-2 after 4 innings!
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Score remains the same after 2 innings.
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
After 1st inning - Spartans are down 0-2.
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
There will be a reception for our State Softball team on Sunday June 2nd at 3:00pm in the high school gym. This is open to the public and refreshments will be provided. Come out and help celebrate our softball team and their accomplishments.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
State Bound Softball t-shirts that were ordered can be picked up today May 30th from 3:00pm to 4:00pm at the high school or tomorrow from 8:00am to noon at the high school.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
State Bound Softball t-shirts order until noon on Wed. May 29th. Shirts picked up late Thurs. afternoon or early Friday to wear them to the game on Friday night. Shirts are $12 a piece. Pay when you pick them up. email kim.logsdon@olympia.org or call 309-379-5911 to order.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Going to STATE!!!!!. Spartans over Piasa Southwestern 4 to 1 in the Super Sectional. We will play Friday at 5:30pm at Eastside Center in East Peoria.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The high school softball super sectional game at Athens on Monday May 27th has been changed to a 1:00pm start.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Sectional Champs!!!! 6 to 0 over Unity. Spartans advance to the Super Sectional on Monday at 11:00am at Athens vs. Piasa Southwestern. Go Spartans!!!!!!!!!
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
Olympia Spartans WIN! 4-2!
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Olympia Spartans up 3-2 after 4!
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Softball tied at 2s after the 2nd.
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Sectional Semi-Final softball game today at Olympia. We play St. Joseph-Ogden at 4:30pm. Come out and support our Spartan Softball team.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
ED JODLOWSKI
Happy Retirement Mr. Haak! Olympia staff celebrates the final days with Mike Haak - thank you for your years of service at OHS! You will be missed!
3 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Jackie Litwiller
Soccer has announced summer plans! https://5il.co/7rel
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Congratulations to the Girls Soccer All Conference Selections! 1st Team - Anna Singley & Lexi Hoffman 2nd Team - Aimee Small, Bailey Rogers, Erin Turner; Honorable Mention - Alyssa Casey Honorable Mention All-State Sectional Player - Bailey Rogers
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Congratulations to the Boys 4x800! Qualifying for state with a time of 8:04:38!
3 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Natalie Cahill
The students in Spanish 4 visited the 4th graders at Oly West and taught a lesson en español!
3 months ago, Natalie Cahill
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Softball advances to the Regional Championship on Friday May 17th at 4:30pm at Prairie Central after a 12 to 1 win over EPG. Kaelyn Leverson with the win. She also gets her 400th career strikeout and a homerun.
3 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
Walker Spaulding was presented with a Heartland Trustee Scholarship! Walker will use this scholarship to pursue a degree in film studies.Congratulations Walker!
3 months ago, Lisa Steve
LAURA O'DONNELL
Olympia CUSD staff Learning how to implement Positive Behavioral Intervention Systems (PBIS). Excited about implementing next year!
3 months ago, LAURA O'DONNELL
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The high school boys track meet scheduled for today May 11th at Mohamet Seymour has been cancelled.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
ED JODLOWSKI
IPA Staff Recognition for Olympia employees Mary Bohne, Brenda Johnson, Mary Karns, and Mike Haak
4 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Jackie Litwiller
⚾️ Senior Night 2019!
4 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Girls's Soccer season comes to an end with a 7 to 0 loss to Springfield Lutheran in Regional play.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
🥎 Senior Night 2019!
4 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Olympia Softball will be honoring our lone senior, Alexis Finchum tonight as we take on conference foe St. Joe -Ogden at 4:30pm. Come out and support our senior and cheer on the Spartans.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
National Honor Society students were recognized at the ceremony on May 1
4 months ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
CEO students present their individual businesses at the CEO Trade Show on May 1
4 months ago, Lisa Steve
Jackie Litwiller
Hall of Fame Inductees included Douglas Blair, 2nd Lieutenant Tyler Ginger, 2009 Baseball Team, Major Nathaniel Eaton, Karen (Miller) Graber - Congratulations!
4 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Olympia High School hosted the 23rd annual Senior Recognition Night - honoring all those who have participated in athletics and activities.
4 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Brandi Cooper
Congratulations to Emily Hunter for her award winning Honor Council Book!
4 months ago, Brandi Cooper
Brandi Cooper
OHS StoCo members eagerly await the start of the 2019 State Convention!
4 months ago, Brandi Cooper
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity and JV girls' soccer games scheduled for today May 2nd have been cancelled. Make up date is May 4th. Time - TBA.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity and JV baseball games scheduled for to May 2nd at IVC have been cancelled. The make up date for both is May 8th.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity and JV softball games at IVC today, May 2nd have been cancelled. Make up date for varsity only will be May 10th.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Mike Jones
This Sunday, May 5th at 3:00 pm the OHS class of 2019 will take part in the annual tradition of Baccalaureate. The service will be held in the OHS auditorium. Following baccalaureate, all graduates and their families are invited to attend a cookie and punch reception.
4 months ago, Mike Jones
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The JV and Varsity baseball games scheduled for today against St. Joe Ogden have been cancelled. Varsity game will be made up on Friday May 3rd.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
ED JODLOWSKI
Attention Parents and Students:  Road 150 East which is the road in front of the entrance to Olympia High School is under water and has been closed.  The road just north of Moore’s Mill is really a mess – please take 300 East to Olympia Road – it is a much safer option this morning.  
4 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Jackie Litwiller
IlliniPrairie Conference Track Meet is to restart at 4pm.
4 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The make up softball games vs. St. Joe Ogden that were scheduled for Wednesday May 1st will now be played on Tuesday May 7th.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The JV and Varsity baseball games scheduled for today April 30th at Lincoln have been cancelled.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Natalie Cahill
Fiesta time! Señora Cahill’s Spanish 4 and Señorita Kirby’s Exploration of FCS classes got together to make some fried plantains (tostones) and tortilla chips. ¡Qué delicioso!
4 months ago, Natalie Cahill
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The Varsity/JV baseball and softball games for today April 29th are cancelled. Make up date will be Wednesday May 1st.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The freshmen baseball game scheduled for today April 19th has been cancelled.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity and JV girls' soccer games scheduled for today April 18th against IVC have been cancelled. Make up date is May 1st.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The high school girls' track meet at GCMS for today, April 18th has been cancelled.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
ED JODLOWSKI
Monday, April 15, members of the OHS Art and Chorus departments participated in the Illini Prairie Music and Art Festival in Rantoul. Excellent job by our Spartans
4 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Baseball and Softball both pick up home conference wins over Central Catholic. Girls Soccer also picks up a home win over Canton. Go Spartans!
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The JV baseball game scheduled for today April 15th at Central Catholic has been moved to Olympia. 4:30pm start.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Amity Westphalen
Science teacher, Chris Embry-Mohr, presented to a packed room today at the National Science Teacher Association’s National Conference in Saint Louis. Olympia is leading the way with NGSS and SBG!
4 months ago, Amity Westphalen
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity baseball game scheduled for today April 12th vs. Dunlap at Olympia has been cancelled.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The high school boys' track meet scheduled for today April 12th at Monticello has been cancelled.
4 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
College admissions representatives shared their knowledge with our Olympia students tonight at College Family Night!
5 months ago, Lisa Steve
Anna Troyer
Our district electrician, Jimmy Evans, took time out of his busy day to assist a student with a wiring project in the PAES Vocational Training Lab. Thanks, Jimmy!
5 months ago, Anna Troyer
Lisa Steve
College admissions representatives shared their knowledge with our Olympia students tonight at College Family Night!
5 months ago, Lisa Steve
Anna Troyer
Last week Mrs. Troyer’s class had a guest speaker, Adrian Anderson of Blue Beacon Truck Wash, come share about his job. Today, students got to experience the truck wash first hand by taking a white activity bus through the truck wash! Great career connections were made, and students loved the experience!
5 months ago, Anna Troyer
Jackie Litwiller
JV Baseball at Eureka is cancelled tonight. No make up game has been scheduled.
5 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Congrats to the girls track and field team on an outstanding performance at the Metamora Invite. Lyndsey Sebok won the discus with a throw of 113'9" and the frosh/soph 800 meter relay of Jaclyn Donaldson, Ellen Springer, Abby Stine, and Bella Dickhut also won in a time of 1:54.04
5 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Brian Hyland
Thinking about college, but don't know where to start? Join us this Wednesday night (4/10) at 6pm in the OHS Media Center for College Family Night! Local college reps will be here to present on their schools and answer questions. All students and parents encouraged to attend!
5 months ago, Brian Hyland
Kate Berry
AP Human Geography students visited ISU’s Geography & Geology Department today to learn more about careers in the field. Students got a tour of campus as part of a cartography exercise using GIS technology. They also participated in a friendly game of Geography Family Feud!
5 months ago, Kate Berry
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity and JV softball games scheduled for today at Limestone have been cancelled.
5 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity and JV softball games schedule for today April 2nd have been cancelled.
5 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The high school track meet at Greenville and the varsity softball games at U.I.S have been cancelled for today.
5 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Varsity baseball game today against Tremont is cancelled.
5 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
March Madness College and Career Week brought out some fun competition between students and staff!
5 months ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
ISU joins Olympia in celebrating College and Career March Madness Week!
5 months ago, Lisa Steve
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity and JV softball games scheduled for today March 20th at Bloomington have been cancelled due to wet field conditions.
5 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity baseball game scheduled for today vs. Washington at Olympia will now be played at Washington due to wet field conditions at Olympia. Game time - 4:30pm
5 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Amity Westphalen
Come learn more about our unique opportunity to travel to Hawaii in early summer 2020! Parent Meeting Thurs @ 5:45! See me in A12 for info.
5 months ago, Amity Westphalen
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations to the cast of Something Rotten for qualifying for the State Finals in Peoria next weekend. Congratulations to Max Cleveland, Mariah Maris, Walker Spaulding, Ethan Schopp, and Bea Harbaugh for being named to the All Sectional cast.
5 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Lisa Steve
Oly March Madness College and Career Week is here!
5 months ago, Lisa Steve
Jackie Litwiller
Congratulations to Kalli Terrell on signing with ICC to further her education and continuing her volleyball career!
5 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The freshmen baseball game for today March 15th and the Varsity and JV games for tomorrow March 16th are all cancelled due to wet field conditions.
5 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Varsity and JV Softball at Williamsville and Varsity and JV Baseball at Canton have been cancelled for today.
5 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The softball games scheduled for today against Tri Valley have been cancelled due to field conditions.
6 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The varsity and JV baseball games scheduled for today against Tri Valley have been cancelled due to field conditions.
6 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Brian Hyland
Come join us for College Family Night! April 10th at 6pm in the OHS Library Learning Center. College reps from multiple schools will be here to present and answer questions. Students and families welcome!
6 months ago, Brian Hyland
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Congratulations to Olivia Forrest for signing with the University of Nebraska at Kearney to continue her academic and swimming career. She plans to study exercise science to become a physical therapist.
6 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
Shuttle Buses are running late tonight, won’t depart MS until 6:15pm. Sorry for the inconvenience.
6 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Kate Berry
OHS Geography students had a chance to travel the world using Virtual Reality kits to study the distribution and characteristics of Sacred Sites as part of their studies in cultural patterns. Thank you to the U of I Home Extension Office in McLean County for loaning us the kits!
6 months ago, Kate Berry
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Congratulations to Jackson Castleman on his decision to continue his academic and football career at Augustana College in Rock Island Illinois. He plans to major in elementary education. Augustana is a NCAA DIII school that plays in the CCIW.
6 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
Senior Leighton Rutherford takes advantage of Olympia High School's career exposure opportunities! Leighton is hoping to earn his private pilot's license prior to graduating from high school through an independent study opportunity. The ski's the limit for Leighton!
6 months ago, Lisa Steve
Lisa Steve
The Olympia Outdoor Adventure Club hit the slops on Monday at Cascade Mountain in Portage, Wisconsin
6 months ago, Lisa Steve
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Spartans finish off the regular season with a home non conference win over Clinton. 60 to 55. Ethan Davis and Hunter Berges with 18 point each.
6 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
ED JODLOWSKI
State Champion in Humorous Interpretation Ethan Schopp
6 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
News from the IHSA State Speech meet. Ethan Schopp advances to the final rounds of Dramatic Interpretation and Humorous Interpretation
6 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Kate Berry
Happy Valentines Day! Students in Geography & Sociology are currently studying culture. They used today as an opportunity to write Valentine messages using content specific vocabulary! ❤️
6 months ago, Kate Berry
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lane Miller pins his opponent in his first round match. He will wrestle again tonight at approximately 6:30pm.
6 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Wesly Litwiller falls in his 1st round match at State. He will wrestle again tomorrow at 11:00am.
6 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations to Olympia Speech. They qualified 7 for state tournament and finished 2nd!
7 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Congratulations to Wesley Litwiller and Lane Miller for qualifying for IHSA State wrestling meet.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Congratulations to Alexis Finchum who has signed with Illinois Central College in East Peoria to play softball. She plans to major in physical therapy or athletic training.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lyndi Mallers
Mrs. Mallers’s math class uses quizlet live to review their math and work collaboratively. The greatest part was when one of the two groups was stuck so both groups worked together to figure out the answer! Their problem solving abilities are impressive!!!
7 months ago, Lyndi Mallers
Jackie Litwiller
Final - Spartans 48, Knights 51
7 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
End of the 3rd - Spartans 33, Knights 37
7 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Halftime at Fieldcrest, Spartans 17 - Knights 30.
7 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
End of the 1st Quarter - Lady Spartans up 13-10.
7 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Lady Spartans play tonight against Fieldcrest in Minonk @ 7pm! Come Cheer them on in the Regional Championship!
7 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
ED JODLOWSKI
Lady Spartans pick up the victory in the first round of regional
7 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Lisa Steve
NOTICE: The Princess/Superhero Extravaganza on Sunday, Feb 10th has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.
7 months ago, Lisa Steve
Jenni Shelton
Feudalism Fun! World History students use their creativity to show their knowledge of the Middle Ages and the Feudal System which impacted this historical time period!
7 months ago, Jenni Shelton
Jackie Litwiller
Freshman 🏀 Picks up the home win against Pontiac!
7 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Angie Davis
Pack the Place Tshirts $10! Get your order in as soon as possible! Send order with payment to OHS Jr Class
7 months ago, Angie Davis
Sandra Pitcher
On Friday evening the Atlanta Public Library and Museum hosted a reception for their current exhibits which included a guest exhibit provided by the Smithsonian, a local exhibit, and student and community artwork. The exhibits and work share the common theme of community and school experiences in the rural setting. Pictured are Anne Usherwood, Evan Gaither, and Gabrielle Kaeb who had artwork and photographed interviews provided for the exhibit. Check it out during museum hours: Thursday-Saturday from 10am-3pm or Sunday at 12pm-3pm.
7 months ago, Sandra Pitcher
Lyndi Mallers
Olympia advances all 15 events to sectionals and tied for first at regionals!!! Congrats to the entire team!
7 months ago, Lyndi Mallers
Lisa Steve
Join us on Sunday, February 10th from 1-3 pm for a fun filled day with Princesses and Superheroes! Seats are still available so sign up today by e-mailing amanda.hapgood@olympia.org!
7 months ago, Lisa Steve
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Just to clarify - The following activities are still on for today HS Boys BB - practice 3:30pm HS Girls BB - Game at Monticello HS Wrestling practice at 3:30pm HS Boys Swim meet cancelled, practice and team pictures at 3:30pm Meet the Regional Speech Team 6:30pm HS Library
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
All activities are on as scheduled for tonight. only change - Boys Swim meet cancelled. They will practice at 3:30pm.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Olympia CUSD 16
Olympia West Elem School, 302 N School St, Minier, is open as a warming center. If your power is out and you need a warm, safe place and some food, you are welcome to come.
7 months ago, Olympia CUSD 16
MIKE CASTLEMAN
HS Boys BB that was cancelled today has been rescheduled for Mon. Feb. 4th, including the mini cheer clinic performance. HS Boys BB that was cancelled for tomorrow will be played at St. Joe on Feb. 6th. 8th grade regional boys BB will be played Fri. Feb. 1st at home.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Angie Davis
Still 3 tables available! A great night to help support AfterProm! Last chance to get your table together, contact us asap if you are considering a table. See the flier for details!
7 months ago, Angie Davis
Olympia CUSD 16
Due to weather conditions, all Olympia schools will start one hour later than normal Monday, January 28, 2019.
7 months ago, Olympia CUSD 16
ED JODLOWSKI
Speech Team finishes 3rd at Spoon River Valley. Congratulations to tournament winners Max Cleveland, Walker Spaulding, Sam Webb, and Kelsey Lessen in two events.
7 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Lisa Steve
Join NHS on Saturday, Feb 10th from 1-3 pm for an afternoon of games, treats, and activities with your favorite princesses and superheroes! Reservations required- $15 per child (includes one parent). RSVP by Feb 1 to amanda.hapgood@olympia.org. Proceed will be donated to charity.
7 months ago, Lisa Steve
Olympia CUSD 16
Due to cold temperatures all Olympia schools will start one hour later than normal Friday, Jan. 25.
7 months ago, Olympia CUSD 16
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Tonight is Senior Night for Girls' Basketball. St. Thomas More does not have enough players for a JV game, so we will play the varsity game at 6:00pm. Come out and support our Lady Spartans and senior Mary Grace Cleinmark.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Natalie Cahill
Bienvenidos - Spanish Classes Host Students From Costa Rica
7 months ago, Natalie Cahill
Olympia CUSD 16
Due to the possibility of icy roadways, Olympia schools will dismiss early Wed., Jan. 23. OHS and OMS dismiss at noon; elementary schools dismiss at 12:30. All programs and activities are cancelled the rest of the day.
7 months ago, Olympia CUSD 16
ED JODLOWSKI
OHS is scheduled for a late start tomorrow. School will not begin until 9:25. As of now, the buses will run at their normal time unless you hear differently from Dr. Wise in the morning. We will run late start schedule rather than the pathway day schedule as we had planned.
7 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Olympia CUSD 16
Due to hazardous conditions, all Olympia Schools are closed Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
7 months ago, Olympia CUSD 16
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations to the Olympia Speech team on their showing at the prestigious Downers Grove South tournament. Kelsey Lessen semi finalist. Sam Webb and Max Cleveland 6th in HDA. Walker Spaulding 5th in SOS. Ethan Schopp 2nd in HI. Way to go Spartans!
7 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Alex Castillo
Due to inclement weather, the OAC ski trip originally scheduled for Monday has been postponed to February 18th.
7 months ago, Alex Castillo
Jackie Litwiller
JV Wrestling, 7th Grade Boys Basketball Regional, Freshman Basketball, MS Wrestling, HS Boys Swimming all have been cancelled for Saturday, January 19th. All district buildings will be closed as well. Stay safe.
7 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Tonight’s Boys Basketball game at St. Joe Ogden has been cancelled the rescheduled date is January 30th, 5:30 JV, 7 Varsity @ St. JO
7 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lady Spartans pick up a road conference win over Rantoul. 54 to 37. Current record is 17 wins and 8 losses. JV score - Rantoul 39 Olympia 36.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The high school boys basketball games at St. Joseph-Ogden on Friday Jan. 18th will start at 5:00pm for JV and 6:30pm for varsity.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Olympia CUSD 16
Due to weather conditions, Olympia schools will start one hour later than normal Wednesday, January 16, 2019
7 months ago, Olympia CUSD 16
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Congratulations to Olympia sophomore, Trevor White, for finishing 6th as an individual in the IHSA Bowling Regional at Taylorville. Trevor will advance to compete in the Sectional at Alton on Sat. Jan. 19th.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Olympia CUSD 16
Due to visibility and road conditions, all Olympia schools will start one hour later then normal Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
7 months ago, Olympia CUSD 16
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lady Spartans hold on for home conference win over IVC 40 to 37. JV also earns a W.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Oly Swish Night at the Girls Basketball game vs. IVC.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Kim Logsdon
OHS Mini Cheer Clinic- rescheduled for Saturday, January 26th from 12-3pm and performance at OHS Boys Basketball game on Tuesday, January 29th.
7 months ago, Kim Logsdon
MIKE CASTLEMAN
All district activities are cancelled for today Sunday Jan. 13th and all district buildings will remain closed.
7 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
All activities for Saturday Jan. 12th have been cancelled. All district buildings will be closed.
8 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The mini cheer clinic that was scheduled for Saturday Jan. 12th has been postponed to Sunday Jan. 13th from 12 pm to 3 pm in the high school.
8 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Great night of basketball tonight at Olympia. JV falls at the buzzer. Varsity over Unity 45 to 44. Blocked shot at the end to preserve the win. Congratulations to Unity's Elyce Knudsen on scoring her 1000th point.
8 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
LAURA O'DONNELL
Congrats to Freshman boys for their 61-53 win over St. Thomas More! Go Oly!
8 months ago, LAURA O'DONNELL
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations to the Speaking Spartans for their second place finish at the Heyworth Tournament last Saturday. Congratulations to Varsity Champions Walker Spaulding, Ethan Schopp, Max Cleveland, and Sam Webb. JV Champions Neil Alford and Zach Manahan!
8 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Tonight's high school girls' basketball games will be played in the middle school gym. Jv at 5:30pm Varsity at 7:00pm.
8 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Mike Jones
Feeling stressed with Finals? Come relax and enjoy some holiday food, drink, and cheer! Thursday of Finals Week in the OHS gym during Double Lunch. There will be…. Bags, Snow Cones, Hot Chocolate, Chocolate Fountain, Games, & a Photo booth!
8 months ago, Mike Jones
Lisa Steve
Congratulations to our outstanding NHS students on placing 2nd place in the Helper Helper School Service Challenge! Olympia has made an outstanding impact on our community and contributed more than 1,095 hours this fall semester, beating schools triple our size in service hours!
8 months ago, Lisa Steve
Alex Castillo
Loved seeing our students getting involved at the Bloomington Area Career Center Preview Day! #OlySpartanPride
8 months ago, Alex Castillo
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lady Spartans in overtime over Prairie Central 50 to 47 to pick up a conference win. Colby Burt with 21 pts. Abbie Bode 12 pts.
8 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
NHS Officers shop for Toys for Tots and the Humane Society
8 months ago, Lisa Steve
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lady Spartans pick up another win on the road over Tri Valley 47 to 31. JV also picks up another win. 36 to 31.
8 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The home boys' swim meet scheduled for today Dec. 13th has been cancelled.
8 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
JOIN THE CIRCUIT BREAKERS! The Bloomington Normal Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (BNJATC) Training Director and apprentices lead the club in order to give youth an authentic experience working alongside professional electricians in the same training facility. Youth who are 12 by September 1st of this year are eligible to join whether or not they are currently in 4-H. There is a no-commitment information meeting on January 15th from 6 – 7 p.m. for parents and youth to learn more about it and then meetings will happen once a week starting January 22nd.
8 months ago, Lisa Steve
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lady Spartans pick up a victory on the road over IVC 51 to 36. JV also earns the W.
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
NHS Officers and Advisors at Purdue University for State Summit
9 months ago, Lisa Steve
Mike Haak
Olympia History Club checking out the McLean County History museum
9 months ago, Mike Haak
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Congratulations to Jaden Eilts for signing her letter of intent to play softball at Lincoln College in Lincoln Illinois. Jaden plans on majoring in Exercise Science while at Lincoln. Good Luck next year as a Lincoln Lynx.
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
ED JODLOWSKI
Olympia High School Varsity and JV girls basketball teams record non-conference victories over Tremont tonight.
9 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Mike Haak
OHS Civics students are playing cards!!!!! ...in order to learn about civic engagement.
9 months ago, Mike Haak
LAURA O'DONNELL
Congrats to OHS for being recognized as a Featured School at the Raising Student Achievement Conference In St. Charles.
9 months ago, LAURA O'DONNELL
Alex Castillo
Olympia Freshman Orientation Wednesday December 5th! All incoming freshmen and parents are encouraged to attend.
9 months ago, Alex Castillo
Jackie Litwiller
Freshman boys 🏀 pick up the “W” against Eureka! 45-39
9 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
2018 Madrigal Performance.
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
2018 Madrigal Performance.
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
Freshman Boys 🏀 beats Unity 63-31!
9 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Jackie Litwiller
Madrigal Mania Begins!
9 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Spartans pick up JV and Varsity wins on their home opener over Peoria Heights. Varsity 51 to 45 JV 68 to 38
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lady Spartans pick up home JV and Varsity wins over Roanoke Benson. 43 to 17 and 47 to 19.
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
All IESA 7th Grade Regional Games and High School Girls Basketball games are still on for tonight.
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lisa Steve
Atlanta Community Tree Lighting is this Saturday, Dec 1 from 4:30 pm-6:00 pm. Caroling, cider, cookies, Christmas stories, and a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.
9 months ago, Lisa Steve
Olympia CUSD 16
All Olympia schools will start one hour later than normal today, Monday, November 26, 2018.
9 months ago, Olympia CUSD 16
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Spartans pick up their first win of the year at the El Paso Gridley Tourney. 52 to 47 over Hartsburg Emden.
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lady Spartans win their home opener over El Paso Gridley. 49 to 43
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jenni Shelton
English OHS students had a great time taking a behind the scenes tour at the Bloomington Public Library plus we took part in a scavenger hunt!
9 months ago, Jenni Shelton
Anna Troyer
OHS students had a great time exploring the Bloomington Public Library! We enjoyed learning about all the incredible resources BPL has to offer! Thanks Mrs. Shelton for organizing this awesome field trip!
9 months ago, Anna Troyer
Haley Pack
Intermediate Algebra students find real life parabolas using Desmos
9 months ago, Haley Pack
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lady Spartans pick up another win in the Clinton Tourney. 42 - 26 over DeeMack.
9 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Anna Troyer
Coach Hoffman’s Unified P.E. class had a great and challenging experience in the inflatable obstacle course! A special thanks to our National Guard recruiters for giving us this great experience!
9 months ago, Anna Troyer
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lady Spartans start the season off with a 59 to 52 win over Tri Valley at the Clinton Tourney.
10 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Brandi Cooper
Freshman Fun Night is this Friday November 16th from 6-8PM. All Olympia High School Freshman are welcome to attend. This FREE event includes open gym, video gaming and inflatable obstacle course.
10 months ago, Brandi Cooper
ED JODLOWSKI
Here is the link to our Veterans Day Assembly if any one wants to view beginning at 8:30 AM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jrnlm2Ph1OQ
10 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Lyndi Mallers
Olympia Speech took 4th place as a team at our first meet. We took first through third in Varsity DDA, first in JV DDA, and First in Varsity HI. Congrats speeches!
10 months ago, Lyndi Mallers
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Start of the boys cross country state championship
10 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The start if the girls cross country championship.
10 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Brandi Cooper
OHS Student Council hosted a Cenois District of Student Councils workshop today. We had a great time building our leadership skills. #OlySpartanPride
10 months ago, Brandi Cooper
Connie Schroeder
Key Club is sponsoring a clothing drive for the Olympia District schools beginning Nov. 5 and ending Nov. 16. They need clothing of all sizes 3T through adult. They are in most need of pants including leggings, sweat pants, jeans, and track pants. The clothing may be new or gently used. There will be a collection box in the high school office.#OlySpartanPride
10 months ago, Connie Schroeder
Anna Troyer
Spartan Bowlers had a spooktacular practice at Minier Lanes on Halloween! A big thanks to Danny Brown for hosting our team for 7 years!
10 months ago, Anna Troyer
Angie Davis
Get ready for Trivia Night February 2, 2019 at the Danvers Township building. Get you team in before the tables fill up! We are currently accepting reservations. $200 per table of 8 players. A fun night to support the OHS After Prom. Hope to see you there!
10 months ago, Angie Davis
David Stine
Congrats to sophomore cross country runner Savanah Beavers for being an individual medalist at the IHSA sectional meet at Elmwood on Saturday. Savanah placed 10th out of 138 runners.
10 months ago, David Stine
Lisa Steve
National Honor Society is hosting Haunted Halls this Sunday, Oct 28th from 1-3 PM. Children Pre-K through 5th grade invited! Free admission with accepted donations for local charities. NEW! Spooky Hallway added!
10 months ago, Lisa Steve
Mike Haak
As we approach the General Election, don't forget that there's a ton of info available on my OHS teacher page..feel free to check it out and be an educated voter. (Your Olympia son or daughter can tell you how to get to the page!!!!!)
10 months ago, Mike Haak
ED JODLOWSKI
2018-2019 Yearbooks are on sale at OHS - please see this link for more information Please play this video for your advisory students on Wednesday, and yearbook staffers will be around to distribute yearbook order forms to your kiddos: https://youtu.be/qep091bRD6A?t=4
10 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Volleyball wins in 2 over Canton in the Macomb Regional. Will face Quincy Notre Dame tomorrow at 5:30pm in Macomb at the Washington St. Gym.
10 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Tonight's regional volleyball match is at the Washington Street Gym in Macomb not at Macomb High School
10 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
David Stine
Special congrats to the following top-10 finishers at the Farmington Regional XC meet today. Payton Wille(9th), Savanah Beavers(5th), Logan Wheeler(8th), & Jon Neville(6th)!
10 months ago, David Stine
David Stine
Congrats to both XC teams for advancing to the sectional meet next Saturday. The gals finished second place and the guys were Regional Champs at Farmington today.
10 months ago, David Stine
MIKE CASTLEMAN
There seems to be some confusion on tonight's football game times. The JV game against IVC will be tomorrow at 1:00pm at IVC. The varsity game at IVC tonight will start at 7:00pm.
10 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
80 Blocks For Kate Dreyer and and 1000 digs for Kalli Terrell!
10 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Kate Berry
Geography students visited McLean, IL today to begin a Cultural Landscape Study, looking at cultural patterns and processes and investigating the impact of globalization.
10 months ago, Kate Berry
David Stine
Congrats to the Olympia High School gals and guys XC teams! Both teams took 1st place at the 20-team Effingham XC Invitational. Individual trophy winners for the girls were: Renee Hallstein(29th), Hannah Lawless(20th), Mary Grace Cleinmark(17th), Maddie Litwiller(15th), Payton Wille(2nd), and Savanah Beavers(1st). Individual trophy winners for the guys were: Jake Spaid(23rd), Lucas Lawless(18th), Alec Pfeffer(17th), Owen Dare(16th), Carter Fairfield (15th), Parker Kistner (12th), Anthony Ragland (8th), Charlie Kistner(5th), Logan Wheeler(4th), and Jon Neville(2nd). Good luck to both teams at Regionals next Saturday at Farmington!
11 months ago, David Stine
JACKIE HOLMES
Congratulations to Aurora B. for being chosen to be on the student selection panel for the Lincoln Award: Illinois Teen Readers' Choice Award! Students on the panel will read up to 75 books, this fall, in order to pick ten for the Lincoln Book Award for next school year.
11 months ago, JACKIE HOLMES
ED JODLOWSKI
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPlCSEYAlaqCD6ddsyugAFWUV1Q-o-LgmLkP27eGKSoopnIw/viewform Parents, Hoping you can help us by providing info as parents in our district. When you complete this survey your name will be entered into a raffle to win a gift card!
11 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Kim Logsdon
Volleyball, Boys Cross Country and Girls Cross Country Senior Night is next Tuesday, October 16th, before the Olympia vs. St. Joe-Ogden Varisty Volleyball Game. Senior parents that have athletes being recognized please meet in the HS Commons by 6:30pm.
11 months ago, Kim Logsdon
Kim Logsdon
Fall Senior Night for Football, Cheerleading, Marching Band, Boys Golf and Girls Golf this Friday, October 12th at 6:40pm, before the Olympia vs. St. Joe-Ogden Football Game. Senior parents that have athletes being recognized please be at the South end of the track at 6:30pm.
11 months ago, Kim Logsdon
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The JV football game scheduled for Monday Oct. 8th at Prairie Central has been cancelled.
11 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
JV Volleyball won their pool today and lost a hard fought championship match to U-High.
11 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Lisa Steve
National Honor Society is hosting our 4th annual Haunted Halls event! Pre-K thru 5th grade students are invited. Trick or treating, games, face painting, and a NEW very spooky hallway for students ages 6-10. Free admission with donations accepted for local charities!
11 months ago, Lisa Steve
Lon Abrams
Carley Martin, Nicholle Schuerman, Gracie Salvator, & Erin Turner are moving onto Sectionals. Way to go Spartan golfers!!
11 months ago, Lon Abrams
Lon Abrams
Carley Martin, Nicholle Schuerman, Gracie Salvator, & Erin Turner are moving onto Sectionals. Way to go Spartan golfers!!
11 months ago, Lon Abrams
Lon Abrams
Congratulations to the Olympia girls golf team for their 4th place finish at the Lincoln Regional Golf tournament. Great job ladies!!
11 months ago, Lon Abrams
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The JV Football game scheduled for Monday October 1st has been cancelled.
11 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lon Abrams
OHS Student Council offers up a sneak peek of the Homecoming dance photo op!
11 months ago, Lon Abrams
Natalie Cahill
Spanish 3 students celebrated Homecoming by learning about different dances in Spanish-speaking countries and even tried the Cha-Cha!
11 months ago, Natalie Cahill
Jackie Litwiller
Kaelyn Leverson was selected to the All Tournament Team at Pekin!
11 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Come out and cheer on the Spartans tonight at 7:00pm at the Homecoming Football Game.
11 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Sandra Pitcher
Jayden and Mckenzie are painting a large canvas in the OHS Art room. Students have been collaboratively painting on it for the past 3 years!
11 months ago, Sandra Pitcher
David Stine
The cross country guys took the 2nd place team trophy at the El Paso Invite, defeated by a slim margin of 4 points by the #1 ranked Clifton Central. Individual medalists included Carter Fairfield(15th), Parker Kistner(14th), Anthony Ragland(13th), Charlie Kistner(11th), Logan Wheeler(9th), and Jon Neville(5th). Great job guys!
11 months ago, David Stine
David Stine
Cross country gals take 2nd at El Paso Invite, giving #2 ranked Eureka a run for their money! Individual medalists included MaryGrace Cleinmark(16th), Ellen Springer(10th), Payton Wille(8th), and Savanah Beavers(6th). Great job gals!
11 months ago, David Stine
Jackie Litwiller
This week’s “Player of the Week” is (Stanford) Olympia’s 5-foot-9 senior outside hitter Kalli Terrell. Terrell is a four-year varsity standout who recently recorded her 800th career dig. She also averages 3.8 kills per set and has 455 kills in her career. illprepvb.com
11 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
ED JODLOWSKI
Team Relays this morning at Wednesday Assembly - Tug of War - Go Spartans #OlySpartanPride
11 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The Homecoming bonfire has been postponed to tomorrow night, Wednesday Sept. 26 after the home soccer games at approximately 7:15 pm
11 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Anna Troyer
Joe is learning office skills in the incredible PAES Vocational Training Lab! Students are learning valuable job skills in addition to soft skills while assessing their own preferences towards different work experiences.
11 months ago, Anna Troyer
Matt Butcher
Homecoming is so much fun at Olympia! The kids really came together for impressive door and hallway decorations!
11 months ago, Matt Butcher
Jenni Shelton
Mrs. Shelton's English class just finished a unit on writing professional emails! We are connecting our daily work to the real world! #OLYSPARTANPRIDE
11 months ago, Jenni Shelton
Kim Logsdon
No Freshman Volleyball Game Tonight. JV Volleyball Game starts @ 6pm and Varsity Pack the Place starts @ 7pm. Come out and support your Spartan Volleyball!
11 months ago, Kim Logsdon
Lon Abrams
Olympia homecoming under way as students enjoy “flick on the field.” Perfect night to enjoy Lights, Camera, Spartans.
11 months ago, Lon Abrams
Haley Pack
English 1 students had fun presenting a mock trial for the short story The Tell-Tale Heart.
11 months ago, Haley Pack
Anna Troyer
Hannah and Kacie love collaborative learning on their ChromeBooks! #olyspartanpride
11 months ago, Anna Troyer
Lon Abrams
Olympia Girls golf team celebrated senior night by defeating Fieldcrest and extending their record to 11 wins.
11 months ago, Lon Abrams
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The high school volleyball games schedule for today Sept. 20th at Monticello will be played at Monticello Middle School.
11 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lon Abrams
Congratulations to the Olympia girls golf team with their 4th place finish at the Illini Prairie Conference meet!
11 months ago, Lon Abrams
Lon Abrams
Congratulations to the Olympia girls golf team with their 4th place finish at the Illini Prairie Conference meet!
11 months ago, Lon Abrams
Cody Hendricks
Academic Learning Strategies practicing their teamwork and perseverance skills!
11 months ago, Cody Hendricks
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The JV Football game for today has been cancelled due to a lack of players by our opponent.
11 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Lon Abrams
The Olympia Golf Girls bring home more bling placing 3rd at the LeRoy Invite. Congratulations girls!!
11 months ago, Lon Abrams
David Stine
Congrats to the cross country guys for another 1st place team trophy. For the second weekend in a row, they were team champs at a large invitational; this time at Bureau Valley High. Individual trophy winners were Logan Wheeler(8), Jon Neville(10), Charlie Kistner(15), Carter Fairfield(16), Owen Dare(18), Anthony Ragland(24).
11 months ago, David Stine
Kate Berry
Dual-credit students visited Heartland Community College to learn about the benefits of taking college courses in high school. Students also learned about services and facilities available to them as College NOW students.
11 months ago, Kate Berry
David Stine
Congrats to the cross country gals for a strong third place team finish at the 20-team XC Invitational hosted by Bureau Valley High. Individual trophy winners included Savanah Beavers(8th), Payton Wille(9th), Ellen Springer(18th), Sydnee Usherwood(19th), & MaryGrace Cleinmark(22nd).
11 months ago, David Stine
MIKE CASTLEMAN
Great Night at Olympia. Spartans over Central Catholic 22 to 15. #OlySpartanPride
11 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Wendy Bowers
Olympia High School STEM Club was awarded a transportation grant from the American Mold Builders Association to attend the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2018 in Chicago Illinois.  This summit took place on Friday September 14th. The purpose of this trip was to educate, inform and excite students about careers in the manufacturing industry. The IMTS trip allowed students to visit with leading technologies which included: design, 3D printing/rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing, machine and tool monitoring, automation, robotics, measurement, data acquisition and analytics, and the Cloud.   Students had an opportunity to meet individuals currently working in these fields and ask questions.  Overall this trip increased their knowledge within STEM related fields, use of technology within industries and allowed students to network with those within the field. For more information about this trip see the following website: https://www.imts.com/student/index.html Students had a great time and can't wait to go again in 2020! STEM Club sponsors Mrs. Bowers & Mrs. Benjamin
11 months ago, Wendy Bowers
Wendy Bowers
Olympia High School STEM Club was awarded a transportation grant from the American Mold Builders Association to attend the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2018 in Chicago Illinois.  This summit took place on Friday September 14th. The purpose of this trip was to educate, inform and excite students about careers in the manufacturing industry. The IMTS trip allowed students to visit with leading technologies which included: design, 3D printing/rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing, machine and tool monitoring, automation, robotics, measurement, data acquisition and analytics, and the Cloud.   Students had an opportunity to meet individuals currently working in these fields and ask questions.  Overall this trip increased their knowledge within STEM related fields, use of technology within industries and allowed students to network with those within the field. For more information about this trip see the following website: https://www.imts.com/student/index.html Students had a great time and can't wait to go again in 2020! STEM Club sponsors Mrs. Bowers & Mrs. Benjamin
11 months ago, Wendy Bowers
Matt Butcher
Dual credit field trip to the Heartland campus, checking out the impressive library!
11 months ago, Matt Butcher
Lon Abrams
Congratulations to the Olympia Girls golf team on their win over LeRoy. The girls extend their record to 8 & 4.
12 months ago, Lon Abrams
Beth Ann Deal
A beautiful day for Barbie Bungee! CAT1 students applied their predictions from their linear regression project to give Barbie a thrill jump from the top of the football bleachers! We can happily report Barbie enjoyed her time!
12 months ago, Beth Ann Deal
Jackie Litwiller
Volleyball sweeps PC Hawks at Home! Kalli Terrell records her 800th career dig tonight!
12 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Angie Davis
First meeting of the AFTER PROM committee will be held this Sunday September 16 from 5-6pm in the OHS cafeteria. Please come support our kids by providing a fun, safe environment for after the prom this Spring. We need Freshman through Senior parents to get involved in planning this fun evening. We will also be planning our second annual Trivia Night, and look forward to your input. Please call or email Angie Davis at angie.davis@olympia.org if you are interested in helping but can not attend the kick-off meeting. Hope to see you there!
12 months ago, Angie Davis
Mike Haak
Thanks to Aurora Bauer for the Media Center display on this somber day in American history
12 months ago, Mike Haak
Jackie Litwiller
JV comes home with hardware! 4th place at IVC!
12 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
David Stine
Congratulations to the girls XC team for a 5th place finish at the 62-team invitational at Detweiller Park in Peoria. Individual medalists included Savanah Beavers(23), Payton Wille(29), Ellen Springer(35), and MaryGrace Cleinmark(48).
12 months ago, David Stine
David Stine
Congrats also to the boys XC team for bringing home the 1st place trophy from the 62-team invitational at Detweiller Park at Peoria. Individual medalists included Jon Neville(17th), Logan Wheeler(24th), Charlie Kistner (35th), and Carter Fairfield(44th).
12 months ago, David Stine
Jackie Litwiller
Volleyball sweeps at Decatur MacArthur! #DIG
12 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Anna Troyer
OHS students volunteered at the Helping Hands Foodbank in Stanford this afternoon. This is our 5th year volunteering for this awesome community resource! #olyspartanpride
12 months ago, Anna Troyer
Jackie Litwiller
Varsity Volleyball gets the “W” at home vs. IVC. Freshman and JV go down in 2 sets each.
12 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
MIKE CASTLEMAN
The JV Football Game scheduled for today Sept. 3rd at Olympia has been cancelled. Our opponent had to cancelled due to a lack of players. Attempts to find a replacement team were unsuccessful.
12 months ago, MIKE CASTLEMAN
Jackie Litwiller
Varsity Volleyball goes 3-1 at the Central Illinois traveling tournament.
12 months ago, Jackie Litwiller
Sandra Pitcher
Photography class took their cameras to the nature trail today as a part of their landscape photography unit!
12 months ago, Sandra Pitcher
Sandra Pitcher
We had an awesome first day in Art Club! Students planned upcoming projects and began working on independent works.
12 months ago, Sandra Pitcher
Lon Abrams
Congratulations to Carley Martin for her first place finish at Metamora Fields. Oly Girls move their record to 7 and 1.
12 months ago, Lon Abrams
ED JODLOWSKI
Olympia Spartan Volleyball Team picks up a great home victory tonight over Metamora in two sets. Great play ladies - great fan section Spartans. #OlySpartanPride
12 months ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Anna Troyer
Congratulations to the Olympia Bowling team! The Spartans brought home 7 medals from the regional tournament on Saturday! Caleb Busick will be advancing to sectionals in October! Please congratulate these accomplished athletes!
12 months ago, Anna Troyer
David Stine
Savanah Beavers takes 5th place in the girl’s varsity race at St. Thomas More’s 22-team XC invitational. The girl’s team was 2nd overall and the boys team was 3rd.
12 months ago, David Stine
Lon Abrams
Congrats to the Olympia Girls Golf team with their win over Tri-Valley. First place honors goes to Gracie Salvator, who shot a 43.
about 1 year ago, Lon Abrams
Mike Haak
Civics class is back in action for the new school year!
about 1 year ago, Mike Haak
Lon Abrams
Congratulations to the Olympia Girls Golf Team on their win over Limestone and Elmwood. 1st place honors go to Gracie Salvator.
about 1 year ago, Lon Abrams
Angie Davis
Calling all Junior parents and students, or any other willing parents and students! The Junior Class is in need of help in the concession stand this fall. Sign up using the link and look for more info soon! www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E054DACA62BA31-junior1
about 1 year ago, Angie Davis
Lon Abrams
Congratulations to the girls golf team placing 1st at the Blue Ridge Invite.
about 1 year ago, Lon Abrams
Angie Davis
Got our Championship Trophy from McLean County 4H Fair Queen! Congratulations Morgan!!
about 1 year ago, Angie Davis
Anna Troyer
Caleb Busick brought home the gold in the running long jump! Congrats to our state champ! #olyspartanpride #soillsummergames2018
about 1 year ago, Anna Troyer
Anna Troyer
Congrats to Caleb Busick for bringing home the gold! Caleb is the state champion for long jump! #olyspartanpride #soillsummergames2018
about 1 year ago, Anna Troyer
Alex Castillo
Proud to represent Olympia at the BACC Business Recognition Breakfast. Thanks to the dozens of local businesses that have provided plenty of opportunities for helping our students become career ready. #OlySpartanPride
about 1 year ago, Alex Castillo
Kate Berry
Teachers working during summer break 😊 #socialstudies #curriculumrevisions
about 1 year ago, Kate Berry
Courtney Hoffman
Another successful girls basketball camp! Thank you 3-8th graders for coming and working hard! #OlySpartanPride
about 1 year ago, Courtney Hoffman
Natalie Cahill
We had an amazing day at Lake Bloomington celebrating our Seniors! #OlySpartanPride
about 1 year ago, Natalie Cahill
ED JODLOWSKI
It's graduation day for the Spartans! Livestream link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvDG9jrUpUqnOUknhQpGI-A/featured
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
Olympia Spartans are Softball Regional Champs #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Kim Logsdon
OHS Cheer Tryouts next Wednesday & Thursday (5/23 & 5/24) at 6pm-8pm. Anyone interested must pick-up a packet located in OHS & OMS offices
over 1 year ago, Kim Logsdon
Natalie Cahill
We had an amazing day at Lake Bloomington celebrating our Seniors! #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Natalie Cahill
Sara Hughes
OHS students celebrate their beloved classmate Arthur before his big move. #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Sara Hughes
Mike Haak
And it looks like the Seniors are biting too! #OlySpartanPride.
over 1 year ago, Mike Haak
Mike Haak
The fish are really biting at the Senior picnic! #OlySpartanPride.
over 1 year ago, Mike Haak
Mike Haak
Civics Seniors say goodbye on the last day of class. #MakeCivicsGreatAgain #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Mike Haak
Olympia High School
Class of 2018 #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Olympia High School
Beth Ann Deal
Proud seniors finish inaugural Heartland math course at Olympia. #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Beth Ann Deal
Amity Westphalen
Chem students mapping their learning to review. It feels like Final Season!!
over 1 year ago, Amity Westphalen
Connie Schroeder
Volunteer opportunities at Minier Corn Daze for OHS students on August 5. Contact connie.schroeder@olympia.org for more information.#OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Connie Schroeder
Connie Schroeder
Olympia Relay for Life raised $1,302 for the American Cancer Society!#OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Connie Schroeder
Mitchell Lutz
Congratulations to all who participated in Saturday Night Live 2018. It was a fun night of jazz and OHS talent!
over 1 year ago, Mitchell Lutz
Lyndi Mallers
Olympia at Relay for Life! #OlySpartanPride #OlyGivesBack
over 1 year ago, Lyndi Mallers
Kate Berry
Sociology students preparing for Final Summatives. #flexibleLMC #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Kate Berry
Pete Cleary
Keaton Fogler placed 1st in the Illinois State Freestyle Wrestling Tournament this past weekend and will compete in USA Nationals at Fargo, ND this summer!
over 1 year ago, Pete Cleary
Matt Koeppel
What do you do at the last soccer practice of the season? You have Kona Shaved Ice Truck come out and suprise your girls!! Lets them have some fun!!
over 1 year ago, Matt Koeppel
Matt Koeppel
Last regular season game. With our favorite crew! So why not take a picture after a great 1-0 victory!
over 1 year ago, Matt Koeppel
Matt Koeppel
Lady Spartans Soccer wins on senior night 1-0 over Bloomington. This marks the 14th win of the season for the girls. Adding to record win total!!
over 1 year ago, Matt Koeppel
Brandi Cooper
Congrats to Close Spracklen for earning top honors for her honor council book at IASC State Convention! #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Brandi Cooper
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations to Beth Ann Deal representing OHS at the IPA Recognition Luncheon. #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Lyndi Mallers
How awesome to be able to recognize an Olympia champion! #BreakfastofChampions #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Lyndi Mallers
Brandi Cooper
StuCo enjoying the IASC State Convention
over 1 year ago, Brandi Cooper
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations to SRO Jordan Krone and his family on the addition their new daughter. #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Matt Koeppel
Lady Spartans soccer gets their 13 win of the season tonight with a 2-1 win over Monticello. What a great night for these girls!!!
over 1 year ago, Matt Koeppel
Haley Pack
Hannah and Joey are hard at work making brownies and writing thank you cards for Ms. Hansen, their ISU practicum teacher this semester. We will miss you! #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, Haley Pack
Angie Davis
Thank you parents, teachers, administrators and community for supporting After Prom! #olyspartanpride
over 1 year ago, Angie Davis
Matt Koeppel
Great win last night. 5-0 over LSA for the 12 win of the season. Great effort by all in the game!
over 1 year ago, Matt Koeppel
ED JODLOWSKI
Final concert of the year for Olympia Wind Ensemble under direction of Mr. Mitchell Lutz. #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
Prom 2018 - Congrats to Queen Morgan Aldridge and King Brock Gottschalk #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Matt Koeppel
Soccer signings. Jaci Terrell signs with ICC and Addie Ewalt signs with Olivet Nazarene University. Congratulations and Goid Luck
over 1 year ago, Matt Koeppel
Natalie Cahill
OHS Spanish 4 students went to Oly South to teach 4th graders a lesson about colors, numbers, and greetings! #OlySpartanPride #español
over 1 year ago, Natalie Cahill
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations Emme Olson and Mason Marquis - Illini Prairie Scholar Athletes #OlySpartan Pride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
Dr. Jodlowski and Mr. Jones at NIU Anti-Bullying Conference learning good things to bring back to OHS!
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
Just a reminder there is no school on Friday, April 27. Juniors and Seniors make sure you get your prom/post prom tickets before Thursday.
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
This week is your last opportunity to purchase a 2017-2018 yearbook! Please see article on the website for the link.
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
Prom tickets are on sale during Jr/Sr lunch at OHS this week. Prom is April 28, 2018 in the Prairie Ballroom at ISU from 7:30 to 10:30.
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations Josh Kaminski and Chloe Hilt on your recognition at IPA luncheon! #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
Enjoying the sounds of Illini Prairie band festival. Way to go Spartan musicians #olyspartanpride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
Good luck Class of 2019 on the SAT today! You got this!!! #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
The April/May Newsletter is arriving today via email - make sure you take some time to read about all the activities! #OlySpartanPride
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
ED JODLOWSKI
Congratulations to OHS teacher, Wendy Bowers, who won an Outstanding STEM educator award - Mrs. Bowers was given a $1000 grant to use for her STEM classes.
over 1 year ago, ED JODLOWSKI
Olympia CUSD 16
Reminder OHS has a late start on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018.
over 1 year ago, Olympia CUSD 16
Olympia CUSD 16
Reminder Wednesday, January 24th is an OHS late start day.
over 1 year ago, Olympia CUSD 16
Olympia CUSD 16
Volunteers Needed for YH4L on October 3rd.
almost 2 years ago, Olympia CUSD 16
Olympia CUSD 16
OHS hosted regional XC meet.
almost 2 years ago, Olympia CUSD 16
Olympia CUSD 16
Olympia FFA Takes 2nd at State Horse Judging!
almost 2 years ago, Olympia CUSD 16