Points of Pride

  • 3 Blazers Nominated on My Black Colorado

    Leslie Koffi, Cheyenne Cisse, and Damaris Davis were nominated as Young Trailblazers for My Black Colorado. Click the headline title to vote for them.

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  • Yearbook Receives Award

    Congratulations to the Yearbook staff for winning a gold medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for last year’s book.

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  • Madison Manning Receives Theatre State Honors

    Congratulations to Madison Manning, who won Critic's Choice at ThesCon (Thespian Convention). This is the equivalent to winning state in Musical Theatre. She performed "Simple Joys" from Pippin. Madison is not only a performer but also a scholar and an athlete. Way to go, Madison!

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  • Mr. Krueger to Present at eConference

    Congratulations to health teacher Carter Krueger who will be one of the presenters on the educators2educators.com 3rd Annual Teacher New Year Reboot Conference on January 2-3, 2021! Click the headline title for more.

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  • Football Players Earn Centennial-League Honors

    Congratulations to eleven of our football players for earning All-Centennial League honors for the 2020 season. Click the headline title for more.

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  • Derek McCurdy Makes All State

    Congratulations to Derek McCurdy for making the 2020-2021 Colorado All State Jazz Band!

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  • Gabby Rambhajan Recognized for Dedication to Armed Forces

    Senior Gabby Rambhajan has been selected to represent Overland and CCSD at a virtual field trip celebration to honor her for her passion and dedication to our armed forces. You are invited to join us on December 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom. Click the headline title for more.

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  • Riley Slover Scholarship Semifinalist

    Congratulations to senior Riley Slover, who is a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship!

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  • Iris Serrano November Blazer of the Month

    Congratulations to sophomore Iris Serrano who was selected as November's Blazer of the Month. Iris was recognized by Ms. Herman for "working hard in class and working hard remotely."

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  • Diego Fleetwood October Blazer of the Month

    Congratulations to freshman Diego Fleetwood who was selected as October's Blazer of the Month. Diego was recognized by Ms. Loutzenhiser for being a "friendly and welcoming classmate."

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  • Iman Jodeh Poised to Become Colorado's First Muslim Lawmaker

    Iman Jodeh, a community activist and educator, is poised to become Colorado’s first Muslim lawmaker. The Colorado native and daughter of Palestinian immigrants could make history in an Aurora-area district that heavily favors Democrats in the 2020 election (SOURCE: coloradosun.com)

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  • 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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