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Principal's Message

Dear O'Gorman Junior High Families,

Happy Summer from O'Gorman Junior High School! We hope your summer is off to an excellent start. We anxiously await the opportunity to educate your child at OGJH. 

Here are a few items that may be of benefit to you as we continue into the summer months:

*During the first week of August, you will receive our "Back-to-School Packet". This packet will include numerous items including the OGJH August Newsletter, the OGJH Calendar, Emergency/Permission Forms, and your child's class schedule/locker assignment.·          

*Starting in mid-July, the school supply lists will be available at all area stores. 

Welcome to Junior High Class
Through our supplemental academic programming known as the Achievement Academy, we are once again proud to offer an optional summer class called "Welcome to Junior High." This class is open to any 7th grade or new student to O'Gorman Junior High School. The class is scheduled to run from August 3-6 with sessions from 8:00-10:00, 10:30-12:30, and 1:00-3:00. You can register for "Welcome to Junior High", by clicking here.  Here is a brief description of the course:

Meet new friends, practice your locker combination, walk through your class schedule, meet some of the staff, and review some of the essential reading, math, language, and study skills necessary for 7th grade! These are just a few of the things that will be part of this junior high readiness class in which indoor and outdoor games, activities, and technology are utilized to assist students in getting acquainted with students from other schools and become more familiar with the O'Gorman Junior High building and routines.

Important Early School Year Dates
August 17: 7th Grade Orientation: Noon Dismissal; No school for 8th Grade Students
August 18: 8th Grade Orientation: Noon Dismissal; No school for 7th Grade Students
August 20: OGJH Parent Open House: 6:30-8:15 PM
*Fall sports (volleyball, cross country, and football) meetings for students occur during the first week of school with practice starting the second week of school. These meetings are held after school and last less than 30 minutes. Specific days for the meetings will be sent out in the weeks approaching school. Physicals are not required to participate in sports at the junior high level.

One Time Fund Time
Within the next couple of days, you will be receiving information in the mail on what we call One Time Fund Time. The annual One Time Fund Time is an opportunity to support the students and faculty of OGJH. This is the one and only fundraiser that we have all year for the junior high. Thank you in advance for your contribution to the One Time Fund Time.

Stay tuned for more updates as the school year approaches. We are excited to see you and your child in a couple of short months. 

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