Points of Pride

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    OHS Alum Madison Manning Featured in Podcast

    Overland Alum Madison Manning participated in the Distinguished Young Women scholarship competition, where she showcased her exceptional talents and skills. Throughout the experience, she was followed by a documentary podcast crew, capturing her inspiring story, and following her and several other competitors for a year after the event. Click the headline title to read more.

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    Overland Reads Video

    With inspiration from the book Words of Wonder from Z to A, OTV set out and found 26 individuals who share with us a word that speaks to their identity. Click the headline title to watch the video.

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    Portion of Jewell Ave. to be Named after Principal Buckner

    Overland High School was not just a job for former principal John Buckner, it was his home. The City of Aurora will be renaming the street across from Overland High, East Jewell Avenue between South Peoria Street and South Potomac Street, to John W. Buckner Avenue to honor his impact on the students and families of Aurora. Click the headline title to read the article in The Sentinel.

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    McDonnell Wins NCWIT Award

    Congratulations to Kate McDonnell who has been selected as a 2024 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Colorado Educator Award Winner! The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Educator Award identifies and celebrates exemplary formal and informal educators who play a pivotal role in encouraging 9th-12th grade women, genderqueer, or non-binary students to explore their interest in computing and technology.

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    Students, Teacher Win D.A.R. Awards

    Congratulations to the following winners of the Daughters of the American Revolution awards:  Maya Richman (Senior) D.A.R. Good Citizen award, Nour Idris (Senior) D.A.R. American History Essay Contest, and Melissa Lindsay (Social Studies teacher) D.A.R. Teacher of American History award!

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    Wish Week Raised $21K for Neymar

    THANK YOU for your participation in a successful, and heartwarming Wish Week! We raised over $21,000 for Neymar! Special thanks to StuCo kids, Dana Hansen, & Lauren Huddleston on all of the hard work to make the week special!

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    Educators of the Year

    Overland is proud to recognize our two Educators of the Year: Sydney Herman (math) and Yuri Kim (social studies)!

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    Culture Night Showcases Overland's Diversity

    Shout out to Nour Idris (Senior) and committee on a fantastic Culture Night on February 2! We had such a great turnout, and our Photography Club took AMAZING pictures!

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    Star Teachers of the Semester

    Congratulations to Drew Shaver, Gil Trevino, Carter Krueger, and Kate McDonnell for being chosen as NHS Star teachers of the semester!

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    8 Qualify for All-State Choir

    Congratulations to the following students on their acceptance into the Colorado All-State Choir: Younes Aichiouene, Barbara Akuoko, Lillith Cuesta, Emily Elliott, Diego Fleetwood, Devin Hunter, Deajane Jackson Morgan, Chani Mouland 

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    Three Qualify for Honor Band

    Congratulations to Grey Arlt, Emmanuel Opoku, and Niomi McGuire for making the 2024 CCSD Honor Band!

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    Speech & Debate Awarded with Distinction

    The Speech and Debate coaches want to congratulate our students for their outstanding performances at the October 14th Bruin Novice tournament! Click the headline title to read more.

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    FCCLA Places at Competition

    Congratulations to FCCLA, who placed in several competitions at the Fall Mountain View District Conference. Click the headline title for more.

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    OHS Earns AP Bronze

    Overland High School, has earned a place on the AP® School Honor Roll for the 2022-23 school year! On behalf of everyone in the AP community, congratulations Blazers!

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    OHS Alum Reem Saeed Receives Changemaker Award

    On Saturday, September 9, Overland alum Reem Saeed was honored at the Youth Celebrates Diversity Gala at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Reem was given the Youth Changemaker Award for all of the work she has done to make change in her community.

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    FCCLA Shines at Competition

    Trinity che, Aaisha Eisa, and Fatimah Al Shammari represented OHS at FCCLA Nationals. Click the headline title to read more.

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    Blazers Earn Team Academic Award

    The Overland High School boys' volleyball team received the 2022-23 USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for an overall GPA of 3.437.

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    StuCo Completes Challenge Course

    Congratulations to Student Council for completing the CCSD Challenge Course this summer. Way to go, StuCo!

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    Urinetown Receives 4 Bobby G Nominations

    The Overland performing arts production of Urinetown the Musical received 4 Bobby G nominations and will have the honor of performing at the awards ceremony on Thursday, May 18 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.

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    NISA in the News

    Congratulations to NISA (Native Indigenous Student Association) for creating a space where other Native and Indigenous students can overcome a lack of representation within our school systems. Click the headline title to read the CCSD article.

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