Daily Announcements
October 22
  • Parent/teacher conferences November 6th & 13th, 4:00-7:30.
  • Picture retakes Friday, October 24th
  • All boys trying out for 7th & 8th grade basketball and did not participate in a fall sport must have a physical, emergency medical form, and signed athletic policy on file.  The forms can be found on the website under FORMS.
  • Parent/athlete meeting for students participating in a winter sport and did not participate in a fall sport on Monday, October 27th at 7:00 in the auditorium.
  • Meeting for basketball players and parents on Monday, October 27th, 7:30, in the auditorium.
  • We're celebrating Drug Free Week October 27th-31st.  Monday is "Red Out for Red Ribbon Week".  Wear red!   Tuesday is "Put a Lid on Drugs,"  wear a hat.  Wednesday is "The Future is Bright without Drugs," wear neon colors.  Thursday is "Be a Hero Against Drugs," dress like a super hero.  Friday is "Be a Warrior Against Drugs," spirit wear.   SCHOOL DRESS CODE POLICY WILL BE IN EFFECT.
 
Middle School News
8th Grade Football Dominates Opponents to Become Champs
The 8th grade football season began with a scrimmage at Galion and gave a good indication of the toughness the Warriors possessed as they scored four touchdowns in the victory. As the season continued, the team only improved and held their opponents in yardage and points. When the season came to a conclusion, the Warriors were 7-0. The only time they were ever behind an opponent was at Shelby, 7-6, but that eventually became an Ontario, 30-21 victory. Those Warriors outscored their opponents 222-73 in total points this season.

The final contest had Ontario matched against Sandusky who had a 1 loss record and Ontario trying to keep their undefeated streak alive. Sandusky had a lot of speed, but with a strong running game and some big defensive plays, Ontario beat Sandusky, 32-20 and finished the season as the undefeated 8th grade outright NOL champs! Great job men!
 
Boys Basketball Information
All boys (7th grade thru seniors) who are planning on trying out for basketball this season are reminded of the following important information:
• Monday, October 27 @ 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium: Winter Sports Meeting for those parents and athletes who did not attend the Fall Sports Meeting.
• Monday, October 27 @ 7:30 p.m. in the high school commons: Basketball Meeting for player and parent.

If you have any questions please contact Joe Balogh:  balogh.joe@ontarioschools.org.
 
Ontario Youth Girls Basketball Information/Sign-Up Forms
It's time for girls youth basketball.  Players will be instructed in drills and fundamentals and will be incorporating skills into 3-on-3, 4-on-4 and 5-on-5 games. The girls will be learning the basics of the game in a fun atmosphere that promotes teamwork and school spirit.  All registration forms (see below) are due with payment.  If you have questions, please contact girls varsity coach, Sarah Kirchbaum.

Be sure to check the following registration information for girls in grades first thru sixth.

Little Lady Warriors Basketball - Grades 1, 2, 3
Lady Warriors 4th Grade Girls Basketball
Lady Warriors 5th & 6th Grade Girls Basketball
 
Class Visits Sycamore Run Farm
On October 15th the multi-handicapped class visited Sycamore Run Farm near Bucyrus.  The students enjoyed the beautiful fall day by identifying trees on a nature hike, explored a corn maze while learning farm facts and looking for animal tracks, played on a combine slide, and creating a seed graph.  One of the highlights of the day was playing, feeding, and petting the animals at the petting zoo.  Miss Reichenbach and her class hope to make this an annual event.    
OMS Wrestling Program Information
Athletes interested in being involved with the wrestling program should view the following link regarding the start of the 2014 season: OMS Wrestling Meeting Letter.

Students in grade K- 6 who are interested in joining a youth wrestling program should plan to attend the registration program on Tuesday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m. and Thursday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m. at the high school wrestling room. Plan to enter in the back of the gym through the pass gate.

View the newsletter and registration form.
 
 
Sweet Treats by Student Council
Saturday, October 11, Ontario Middle School Student Council hosted their annual bake sale during the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast. Members attended the sale from 6:45 a.m. and cleaned up around 12:30. The baked goods were prepared by members and donated to the sale. All goods were sold by donation. The money collected will go towards the upcoming Christmas project in which 10 local children will be adopted by Student Council to receive Christmas presents. Thank you to all who supported our sale.  
 
Warriors Conclude Season with PR Times
Saturday, October 11th was the NOL Conference league keet at Tiffin's Hedges-Boyer Park and the final contest of the 2014 cross country season. For several of the Warriors, they made this event memorable by posting their personal best times. Dylan Schulter finished with an impressive third place overall and a time of 11:38, which places him in a tie for 12th place in the Ontario Middle School records book. Teammate, Carson Walters, finished in 5th place with his PR time of 12:02. Not to be outdone, Graham Brown saved his best race of the season when he crossed the finished with a time of 12:53 to take 17th overall. Connor Watts was 25th in a time of 13:45.

The girls finished in 4th place in the seven team standings and were led by Anna Gregg as she posted a 13:25 for third place overall. Grace Miller was 10th with her time of 14:06. Finishing third and fourth for the Warriors and 18th and 19th overall were Maria Caporini (14:30)and Alaina Doklovic (14:43). Scoring in fifth for Ontario was Jillian Cole as she placed 22nd (14:51). Alli Bisel was 26th with a time of 15:13, and Lauren Hartman 40th with a personal best time of 16:42.

Congratulations to the Warrior cross country runners and their coach, Phil Giffin, on their impressive season.
 
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Diane Cunningham - Guidance Counselor
Jeanette Ohl - Secretary
Diana Wendling - Secretary/Aide
Librarian - Julia Miller
School Resource Officer - Adam Gongwer
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