Points of Pride

  • Cheyenne Cisse Wins HBCU Scholarship

    Congratulations to Cheyenne Cisse, who is in the first cohort of the Morgan Stanley HBCU Scholars Program! Five outstanding first-year students have been selected to receive the four-year scholarships to Spelman, which will cover tuition, room and board in order to fully remove financial barriers to higher education. Click the headline title for more.

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  • FCCLA Students Qualify at State

    Congratulations to the eleven FCCLA students who placed at competition. Please click the headline title for more.

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  • Wrestlers Win All-Centennial Honors

    Congratulations to the following wrestlers for earning All-Centennial League honors: Ryan Hensley – 2nd Team, Brogan Rutz – Honorable Mention, and Versean Steward – Honorable Mention!

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  • Four Awarded Boettcher & Daniels Fund

    Congratulations to the following students who were awarded prestigious scholarships: Boettcher Scholarship—Minnatallah Ahmed & Soad Mackawi, Daniels Fund Scholarship—Chloee Foucher & Munkh-Undrakh Turtogtokh!

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  • Six Athletes Sign with Universities

    Congratulations to the following student athletes who will be signing with universities at our Athletic Signing Ceremony: Christopher Sarkodie – Football @ Western College University and Jaheim Roper, Kamari Brown & Malachi Sims – Football @ Black Hills State University, Jacqueline Zapanata – Volleyball @ Whitman College, and Brogan Rutz — Wrestling @ Missouri Valley College!

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  • Koffi Wins AVID Scholarship

    Congratulations to AVID student Leslie Koffi, who received one of the two Rita Hellman AVID Scholarships!

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  • Josephina Matibag Places at HOSA Competition

    Josephina Matibag competed and tested in ‘CULTURAL DIVERSITIES AND DISPARITIES’ at the Virtual State Leadership Conference for HOSA: Future Health Professionals. This was Josephina’s first year to compete and she placed in the TOP TEN. She placed 8th against the rest of the HOSA members in Colorado!! Good job to all our HOSA members this year!

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  • Three Excel at Technology Bowl

    Congratulations to our Colorado Technology Student Association (TSA) Technology Bowl 3rd Place Champs: Connor Saunder, Mason Chansamone, Thomas Ghirmatsion!

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  • Wright and Wedgeworth Earn All-Centennial Honors

    Congratulations to the following Overland Boys Basketball players on earning All-Centennial League honors: Jameel Wright (1st Team); Remy Wedgeworth (2nd Team).

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  • Foucher and Turtogtokh are Daniels Scholars

    Congratulations to the 240 students from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming who were selected as 2021 Daniels Scholars! Among them are Overland Blazers Chloee Janae Foucher and Munkh-Undrakh Turtogtokh. Click the headline title to view the list of selected scholars.

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  • Kate McDonnell Nominated MVT

    Congratulations to Technology teacher Kate McDonnell for being nominated as a candidate for the Denver Nuggets Most Valuable Teacher (MVT) Program! The MVT program encourages teachers and school administrators to continually strive for excellence and leadership at their school and are recognized for their outstanding work in empowering youth in our community.

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  • Ryan Hensley Places at State Wrestling

    Congratulations to Ryan Hensley for his 5th place finish at the 5A State Championships last Saturday! Ryan had an incredible two weeks of wrestling to get to the podium. Great job Ryan! Click the headline title for more.

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  • Katelynn Czerpak Places at Wrestling Tournament

    Congratulations to Katelynn Czerpak on her 5th place finish at the first ever CHSAA State Girls Wrestling tournament! Katelynn came back from a 0-4 deficit in the 3rd period to pin Denver East en route to her spot on the podium. Great job Katelynn – we are so proud of you!

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  • Coach Fisher in Top 25

    Congratulations to Head Coach Danny Fisher! He was selected for the PCA Double-Goal National Award, which is given to the top 25 coaches in the country. Incredibly proud of you coach — a tremendous honor!

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  • Congratulations to Our Student Athletes!

    This past weekend (March 6) saw some amazing performances from our Season B teams! Girls Swimming & Diving: every individual and relay team set personal bests at “A” Leagues – great job ladies! Girls Wrestling – Katelyn Czerpak (11th) qualified for the 5A State Tournament! Katelyn will compete at 2:00 p.m. this Thursday. Boys Wrestling – Ryan Hensley (11th) qualified for the 5A State Tournament as well! Ryan will compete at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday.

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  • Jasmine Robinson Awarded Scholarship to U.P.

    Congratulations to Jasmine Robinson for receiving the President's Scholarship to the University of Portland in Oregon. Way to go, Jasmine!

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  • Coach Danny Fisher Interviewed by 9News

    9News interviewed Coach Fisher as part of their “Be Better” series on Thursday. Click the headline title for the full interview. Thank you coach for being a positive role model & mentor for all these years – “The O” appreciates you!

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  • FCS Teachers McHenry-Hutto and Bergmann Honored

    The Colorado Association for Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences recognizes outstanding teachers. Congratulations to Erica McHenry-Hutto (left) on being January 2021 CATFACS Teacher of the Month and to Arielle Bergmann (right) on being December 2020 CATFACS Teacher of the Month!

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  • Kendall Gregory-McGhee Recognized as Educator of Distinction

    Overland English teacher, Kendall Gregory-McGhee has been recognized by the National Society of High School Scholars as a CLAES Nobel Educator of Distinction.

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  • Overland Community Raises $14,000 for Make-A-Wish

    The Overland Community has come together to raise money for our 10th Make-A-Wish Foundation year! Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the efforts to raise money for Kannon and his Space Experience. Our initial goal of $7,000 was blown out of the water as we have currently passed $14,000! Great job!

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