Principal's Message

Spirit Wear Day-Friday, November 15
Friday, November 15 is a Spirit Wear Day to support the Knights playing in the Class AAA Football Championship. Students will be allowed to dress in their favorite O'Gorman and/or blue/white shirt/top. Jeans and sweats are allowed. All dress down rules apply: No frayed, tattered or torn clothing. No spandex workout pants (yoga pants) or leggings.

November School Service Project
One of our school service activities that we do prior to Thanksgiving break is for our students to prepare bags of necessary hygiene items for The Banquet. In order to do this, we would like students to bring family-sized toiletries and household items to the school office. This could include shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion, deodorant, floss, toothbrushes, toothpaste, laundry detergent, fabric softener, toilet paper, and dish washing liquid. 

JA Inspire Career Expo-Thursday, November 21 (8th Grade Only)
8th grade students will be traveling to the Sioux Falls Convention Center on Thursday, November 21 to take part in an event called JA Inspire. 

JA Inspire is a collaboration between educators and industry leaders led by Junior Achievement of South Dakota. JA Inspire is a career-based event filled with learning experiences that are designed by individual industry teams to align with what the industry will need from its future employees. Unlike traditional career fairs, the students do the interviewing rather than the employer. They will ask questions of volunteers from local businesses and learn about skills that will be in demand when they graduate. They will participate in hands-on activities, often using actual equipment or tools used on a job. The event is designed to transform students' abstract ideas about work into tangible ambitions and plans, and to build their soft skills.

Students will be loading the bus at 12:40 and will be returning to OGJH prior to the end of the school day.​

Monday, November 18: Junior High Wrestling Begins
Thursday, November 21: 8th Grade “JA (Junior Achievement) Inspire” Career Expo at the Convention Center: 12:40 PM-3:00 PM
Wednesday, November 27: Early Dismissal: 12:00 Noon (Mass at 10:30 AM prior to dismissal)
Thursday, November 28: No School—Thanksgiving
Friday, November 29: No School—Vacation Day