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  • This Week in OHS Athletics - 1/21/20

    Come support our Overland athletes in their upcoming games and competitions. Click the headline title for this week's events.

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  • Music Fundraiser - Jan 23

    Join us on Thursday, January 23 at Bubba's #33 at Parker and Iliff to help raise funds for the Overland Instrumental Music program. Bring your family and friends and enjoy dinner between 4:00 - 8:00 pm. Be sure to tell your server you are there to support the Overland Music program.

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  • Mattress Fundraiser - Feb 9

    The instrumental music program will be selling mattresses as a fundraiser on February 9 in the West Gym. Please contact Michael Petit mpetit@cherrycreekschools.org for more information. Thank you for the support!

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  • Community Nights with Avalanche and Mammoth - Jan 25 + Feb 13

    Cherry Creek Schools Foundation invites you to attend the community nights with the Colorado Avalanche on Feb 13 and Colorado Mammoth on Jan 25. Click the headline title for more information.

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  • CCIC College & Career Fair - Jan 30

    The CCSD would like to invite you to the annual Career Fair being held at the new Cherry Creek Innovation Campus, January 30, from 6:00PM to 8:30PM. The Career Fair offers students the opportunity to learn more about a variety of careers through conversations with real community professionals. The fair will be conducted in a table/exhibit format, allowing students the freedom to visit with a variety of career professionals. In the Cherry Creek School District, we believe that a strong partnership with the community is integral to the future success of our students. The immense resources that surround us are invaluable to the growth of our young people. CCSD strives to provide our students with meaningful experiences that will enhance their college and career readiness by providing them with tools and information to help guide their future.

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  • Chess Tournament - Feb 29

    Want to play in the CCSD Chess Tournament on February 29? Enroll early. Tournament limited to first 200 who sign up. Click the headline title for more.

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District Announcements

  • Donate band and orchestra instruments

    Do you have any band or orchestra instruments that are no longer being used? Would you like to put them to good use? Then donate them to the Cherry Creek Schools Instrumental Music Program! You can help student musicians pursue their passion for music and the district will provide you with a gift letter for tax purposes. Contact Paul Cribari, CCSD Instructional Coordinator of Performing Arts, pcribari@cherrycreekschools.org, if you have an instrument to donate.


    Calling all CCSD high school students - CCSD Career & Job Fair

    All CCSD high school students are invited to the CCSD Career & Job Fair from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thurs., Jan. 30, 2020, at the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus. Explore different career pathways, meet with local businesses, participate in informative breakout sessions. Start building your future success now! Get more information here.

     

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Woke Wednesday Message from Principal Armour

  • January 22, 2020

    January 22, 2020

    This week, we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man that dedicated his life to the betterment of ALL people.

    Dr. King once said, “The final measurement of your life is not based on length, but on the service and sacrifice to your fellow man.” Dr. King did not live long, but in his short time on Earth he helped change life as we know it for all of us, including you and me.

    Show gratitude to those that sacrificed for us by making the most of your education and making a difference in this world. The more you serve, the more you learn and the more you learn, the greater your life will be.

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  • January 15, 2020

    This week’s Woke Wednesday comes from Claus Moser who said, “Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.”

    Take advantage of this FREE education. The price you’ll pay for not learning and not receiving your high school diploma will cost you for the rest of your life.

    Get yours and Stay Woke, Overland.

  • January 8, 2020

    Welcome Back, Blazers!

    It’s a new month, a new year and a new decade. As we walk into this new year, instead of focusing on the negative things you want to change, focus on celebrating and increasing your greatest characteristics. If you have a good sense of humor, make a point to make others laugh more often. If you have a specific talent, go all out to share your talent with others.

    It’s a new day! Do you and do it well, Overland.

  • December 11, 2019

    This is your last Woke Wednesday message of 2019.

    We are less than a week away from finals. As you prepare for your exams, I want you to take a moment to think about the importance of taking care of your mind, body, and spirit this next week. Without rest, you cannot perform your best. Without a sound mind, your thoughts can be clouded and unfocused. Your success on these final exams will move you one step closer to graduation, and in order to perform your absolute best, you must take care of your greatest asset – YOU!

    You’ve got this, Blazers!

  • November 20, 2019

    As we enter the holiday season, let's be grateful. Be thankful and appreciative for what we have. Let's take care of one another, Overland.

  • November 13, 2019

    Don't trust everything you see.

    Even salt looks like sugar.

    10 A-Days left. Pay attention, and stay focused.

    Stay Woke, Overland.

  • November 6, 2019

    This morning’s Woke Wednesday message comes from one of my favorite hip hop artists and actor, Mos Def who said, “The idea of peace and love toward humanity shouldn't be nationalistic or denominational. It should be a chief concern for all mankind.”

    As we enter into the holiday season and we celebrate Native American/Indigenous month, take a moment to evaluate how we treat one another. Instead of listening to the negativity out there, let’s vow to seek peace and love, Overland. Remember, we are more alike than we are different.

    Stay Woke, Overland.

  • October 23, 2019

    Sometimes people may not tell you how they feel about you, but they’ll always show you.

    People’s thoughts become their actions.

    Stay woke, Overland.

    Blazer Great. Blazer Proud. Blazer Excellent.

  • October 9, 2019

    There’s a difference between being liked and being valued. A lot of people like you. Not many value you. Be valued, and know your worth.

  • October 2, 2019

    Life is not about who’s real to your face. It’s about who’s real behind your back. We throw around the word “fake” as if we expect everyone to keep it real with us, or “Keep it 100.” The real-est people in my life lift me up, defend me, and protect me when I’m NOT around. Know the difference between the real and the fake.

  • September 17, 2019

    Put your phone away, and pay attention to those talking to you. There’s even an app for that…it’s called RESPECT.

  • September 11, 2019

    Whatever you do most, you will do best. If you spend all of your time studying, you will excel in the classroom. If spend the majority of your time playing a sport, you will achieve as an athlete. If you spend all of your time texting and Snapchatting, that’s where you’ll thrive. Your time is one of the most valuable things you have, be thoughtful on how you use it.

  • September 4, 2019

    "Pay attention to your gut feelings. No matter how good something looks, if it doesn't feel right...walk away."

    No matter what your friends are telling you, your gut knows right from wrong. Listening to your gut can change the whole outcome of your situation. If it doesn't feel right, then it isn't right.

    Stay Woke, Overland.

  • August 28, 2019

    Swag never put gas in anyone’s car.

    Show up to show others what looking good and taking care of business is all about.

    It’s okay to look good, but be sure you are handling your business in the classroom as well.

    Remember, there is nothing more attractive than someone that looks good, smells good and walks with a purpose.

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