Attention 8th Graders:
Yearbooks can now be ordered. The cost is $22 if ordered by Feb. 17th; $24 if ordered after Feb. 17th. All orders must be placed by March 3rd. Order forms are available in the office.
Artwork Chosen for Honors
ONTARIO MIDDLE SCHOOL is proud to announce that Makayla Minard has had artwork chosen to be exhibited in the 2017 Ohio Art Education Association’s Young People’s Art Exhibition. The exhibit represents Ohio students in grades kindergarten through eighth and is on display at Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus, Ohio from February 27th - March 17th.
Jaslyn Ly also was chosen to have her artwork on exhibit for the 37th Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association. Her piece will be on display in the Youth Art Month Exhibition at the State Teacher's Retirement Systems (STRS) building from February 27th to March 26th during normal business hours from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
One hundred ten pieces were selected for the juried show from the nine regions of the state that represent OAEA. The exhibit is sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association which is the professional organization for art teachers in Ohio. OAEA works to promote the arts and recognizes quality student art throughout the state through various exhibits at state and regional levels. The Young People’s Art Exhibition comes about through many volunteer hours by art teachers in the state of Ohio. These two girls' artwork was submitted for the show by Lana Garberich, art educator at ONTARIO MIDDLE. A reception and awards ceremony will be held at Rhodes Office Tower on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 for the young artists, their families and teachers.
8th Grade Boys Crowned NOL Champions!
The eighth grade boys’ basketball team capped off a magical tournament run on Saturday by defeating Shelby, 48-36 to win the NOL conference tournament championship. For the second game in a row the Warriors were able to defeat a team that had beaten them both times during the regular season.
Griffin Shaver and Jon Nagel got things going early combining for 11 points and pacing Ontario to an 11-3 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Warriors would extend the lead to 14 points at half time and the Whippets were never able to get within 10 points the rest of the way.
Griffin Shaver again led the way with 21 points and Jon Nagel had a season high 12 points. Kolten Kurtz had 6 points and Avery Hooks had 4 points. Also scoring for Ontario were Nolan Payne with 3 points and Caden Armstrong with 2 points. Other members of this year’s NOL championship team were Ryan Brophy, Spencer Milliron, Bostn Baxter, Robey Bolen, Colin Mabee, Zach McCristall, Brayden Shaver, and Jared Meadows.
Ontario finished the season with an overall record of 13-6(10-5 in the NOL). The team would like to thank everyone that came out to support them during the season and especially those that packed the gym for the championship game on Saturday.
Speller Reaches Regionals
The Ontario Middle School Robotics Club is in full swing. Nineteen students meet each Monday after school in the computer lab to build, program and test their robots. Ultimately, we are working towards our obstacle course type competition scheduled for April 3rd.
OMS Administrative Staff
Sue Weirich - Principal
John Boyd - Guidance Counselor
Jeanette Ohl - Secretary
Jennifer Zahn - Secretary/Aide
Librarian - Julia Miller
Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator - Amy Nagel
Phone - 419-529-5507
FAX - 419-747-6859
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