Points of Pride

  • OHS Student Designs for CCIC

    Congratulations to Stephanie Torres, a student at CCIC and OHS, who designed the new sign on CCIC's "incline" of steps. Stephanie is in her second year of the Advanced Manufacturing pathway and used the Water Jet in the Advanced Manufacturing lab.

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  • Walmart Donates School Supplies

    Walmart of Highlands Ranch, managed by Randall Henry, generously donated boxes of school supplies to the students of Overland High School. Special thanks to Zana Shealey, Steve Sewell, Diane Swan, and Gil Trevino for assisting with all the boxes.

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  • '93 OHS Grad Appointed Colorado Judge

    Ending an eight-year absence of a person of a color serving as a judge in the 18th Judicial District, Gov. Polis appointed Judge Don Toussaint as Araphahoe County Court Judge. Toussaint began his interest in law at Overland where he participated in the City of Aurora Teen Court program. He graduated in 1993 and then studied law at DU.

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  • Teachers Win Technology Grant

    Congratulations to Overland teachers, Kristi Fitch and Yingxin Liu, who applied for a Technology Grant with Century Link and they got it! They were awarded $2,300 to be used for technology in the classroom.

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  • OHS Faculty Featured in "100 Black Educators"

    Aleshia Armour and Antoinette Gifford are featured in the new issue of "100 Black Educators" on myblackcolorado.com. Click the headline title to read more.

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  • OHS Alum Dedicated to Helping Others

    Diana Ta saw herself in the students she tutored during her junior year at Overland High School. Ta, who graduated in May and will kick off her freshman year at the University of Colorado Denver in the fall, participated in the Peer Ambassador program at Overland. As a junior, Ta had plenty of her own responsibilities and stresses to worry about, but it was important for her to make a difference for others. Click the headline title to read the CCSD district article.

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  • OHS Theatre Featured in Bobby G's

    In lieu of the Colorado Bobby G Awards (intended to be presented on May 21), theatre students were honored in a video montage by the DCPA. Click the headline title to view the video of 900 submissions. Overland is featured from about 20:50-27:00.

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  • All CCSD high schools make US World and News Report's list of best high schools in the country

    Overland High School, which serves one of the most diverse student populations in the state with a rigorous college and career preparatory curriculum, has been named to U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best High Schools for 2020.

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  • Yearbook Staff Celebrates 2019-20

    The 2019-2020 school year brought more obstacles than we could have imagined. We came together. We still do. and we RISE. Click the headline title to view the YouTube video. All photos taken by Trail Yearbook.

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  • Bergmann and Other CCSD Employees Make Masks for District

    “I know that there’s a huge shortage of masks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in general, so I want to help as much as I can,” said Bergmann, who began her class by offering tips about cutting proper rectangles from T-shirt material. “We’re focusing on making masks with two layers, a design that work for a wide variety of Cherry Creek School District staff members.”

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  • Students Send Cheer with Virtual Cards

    During Remote Learning, Ms. Johnson's students sent virtual greeting cards to patients at Children's Hospital. Want to send a Cheer Card of your own? Click the headline title for more information.

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  • Gabe Dorra is Wendy's Hot Shot of the Week

    Congratulations to Gabe Dorra, who is Wendy's Hot Shot of the Week. Gabe participates in ice hockey, soccer, and National Honor Society and is the chapter president of DECA. Click the headline title to watch the featured video.

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  • Eden Worden Letters 12 Times

    Congratulations to Eden Worden who lettered 12 times in Overland Athletics. Click the headline title to read some of the kind words from her coaches.

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  • Silva Wins Two Art Awards

    Congratulations to senior Jan Silva whose artwork earned him two national scholastic art and writing awards. Out of 16,000 Colorado submissions he received one of thirteen Gold Key national medals and one of twenty-two Silver key national medals. Click the headline title to view the pieces.

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  • Beneyam Yifru Receives Daniels Scholarship

    Congratulations to Beneyam Yifru, who is the Overland recipient of the Daniels Fund Scholarship!

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  • Food Service Staff Receives Accolades

    The CCSD Food and Nutrition Department—including Overland High School—recently underwent an administrative review by CDE’s Office of School Nutrition yielded high praise and impressive results. Click the headline title to read the article.

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  • NHS Celebrates Read Across America

    Members of National Honor Society visited OHS feeder elementary schools and read to students on Wednesday, March 4, in honor of Read Across America.

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  • HBCU/HSI/TSI College Fair a Success

    The CCSD’s 2nd annual HBCU/HSI/TSI fair at Overland this year was a huge hit for our students thanks to everyone who helped make this event happen. The hallways and breakout sessions were packed with 800 students and families in attendance!

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  • Two Blazers Qualify for HOSA Leadership Conference

    Congrats to HOSA Students, Saron and Grace! They qualified for HOSA International Leadership Conference in the "Community Awareness" event. Their project was to promote and raise awareness around Period Poverty. The girls will represent OHS and Colorado, June 24-27, in Houston, Texas at the Houston Conference Center.

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  • Hollie Drake Published by McGraw Hill

    Social Studies teacher, Hollie Drake has been published by McGraw Hill in a Teacher’s Manual for Understanding Psychology, 14th ed. She is the lone teacher noted as the contributing author.

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