Points of Pride

  • 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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  • Four Students Make State DECA Finals

    Congratulations to the following students for making the State DECA Finals: Business Solutions Project – Gabe Dorra, Stephanie Rebeles and Michael Gurzhiel and Community Awareness Project – Samantha Amaya.

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  • Wish Assembly Featured on News

    Check out the media coverage of our Wish Week assembly (in Spanish). Click the headline title to watch the YouTube video.

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  • Two Blazers Sing in All-State Choir

    Congratulations to Angel Djokonirmolo and Marston Garber for qualifying to perform with the Colorado All-State Choir!

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  • Becky Grasser Named OHS Educator of the Year

    Congratulations to PE/Health Teacher and Poms Coach, Becky Grasser, who was selected as the OHS Educator of the Year! She is pictured with her daughter and grandson (L) and colleague, Lara Kendrick (R).

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  • Unified Team Plays Amazing Game

    Our unified basketball team played an amazing game against Regis Jesuit last week. Check out the article, which includes a quote from Elijah Micha, by clicking the headline title.

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  • OHS Community Raises $10K for Make-A-Wish

    During Wish Week 2020, the Overland community raised $10,000 in support of Destene's wish to have a quinceañera.

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  • Two Get Perfect Scores on ACT

    Congratulations to Brandon Baggett and Isabella Livits, pictured with Principal Armour. They both got a perfect score on the ACT!

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  • January Blazer of the Month - Gabby Shead

    Congratulations to Gabby Shead who was selected as the January Blazer of the Month. She was nominated by our registrar, Ms. Snyder.

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  • Ten Finalists in POL Headed to State

    Congratulations to the following students who are headed to State Competition for Poetry Out Loud (POL): Carlos Vanderhost, Seja Khalil, Angelica Galstyan, Jasmine Robinson, Abrar Abduljaleel, Milan Richman, Ana Escobar, Minnatallah Ahmed, Soren Lee, and Bishwa Adhikari

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  • Overland Students Win Photography Awards

    Congratulations to 14 Overland students who received awards at the Colorado Scholastics Art and Writing Competition in January. Click the headline title to read more.

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  • Wesley Schwarz Wins Congressional Award

    Overland Senior Wesley Schwarz received a Congressional Award during a ceremony held Jan. 17. The award recognized four years' worth of hard work in the community and beyond.

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  • Congrats to HOSA

    Congrats to OHS HOSA student members for qualifying in their individual events to compete at the state leadership conference! Click the headline title for more.

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  • Lindemann's Equity Work Featured on District Website

    For Ben Lindemann, professional learning is more than a day of learning new practices. It’s working towards achieving equity, emotional connection and empowering students. Click the headline title to read the CCSD district article.

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