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Okaw Valley High School
709 South St. John
Bethany, IL  61914
P: 217-665-3631
F: 217-665-3863

 

 

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"Our mission at Okaw Valley High School is to provide students the background necessary to reach their full potential in the workforce and to grow intellectually, emotionally, and socially."

Principal: Mr. Matt Shoaff

 

 

 

A Glance at OV

Spring sports are in full swing and we are inching closer to the end of the school year. Students at OV continue to work hard on their studies as another spring semester comes to an end. We will do our best to FINISH STRONG!! Please contact me at 217-665-3631 or shoaffm@okawvalley.org. #YNOTOV

 

 

                                                   

UPCOMING EVENTS!!!

5/2 - PROM

5/13 - Academic Award's night 6:00 

5/15 - Senior last day of attendance

5/17 -District Spring Music Concert @ High School @ 2:00

5/19 - FINALS Review B-day and 7th & 8th hour

5/20 - FINALS B-day and 7th & 8th hour

5/21 - FINALS Review A-day and 5th & 6th hour

5/21 - FINALS A-day and 5th & 6th hour

 

5/24- GRADUATION @ 2:00 HS gym

 

5/27 - Last day of student attendance 11:30 dismissal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former 2014 graduate, Emily Scott, has been selected as a reporter for the Daily Illini. The paper is housed on the University of Illinois Campus. Congrats Emily!!!

Click here to read her first article published in the Daily Illini!!

Sam Dagenhardt attends SEC Youth Day.

After the Youth Day was over all the students representing SEC were interviewed for a chance to go on the Youth to Washington Tour, which takes place June 12-19. Of the 14 students, two were chosen as alternates and two were selected to represent the cooperative in Washington D.C. in June. Brayton Wooters from Shelbyville High School and Samantha Degenhardt from Okaw Valley High School were selected as winners of the trip. Congrats Sam, we are very proud of you!! Click the picture to read more.

Cole England welding @ Agri-Fab.

Students from Okaw Valley are participating in an internship program at Agri-Fab, located in Sullivan. They are learning valuable workforce skills while continuing to improve their welding ability. Click the picure to read more about the program.

 

Dalton Bly welding at Agri-Fab

OV WAY Word of the Month

 

APPEARANCE
 

Dress APPROPRIATELY and use good manners to project a professional image....

 

 

 

 

 

March Student of the Month

Junior

Devan Nave

Devan is the daughter of Dale & Elizabeth Nave.  She is a member of the volleyball and basketball teams and Girls’ Varsity Club, Spanish Club, Science Club, SADD and NHS.  When she is not at school she enjoys bowling with family and hanging out with her sisters.  Her future plans include attending EIU for 3 years and transferring to Bradley for 3 years to become a Physical Therapist.

 

 

 

 

March Student of the month

Sophomore

Keith Bone

Keith is the son of David & Lisa Bone.  Keith is a member of the bass fishing team, basketball team and SOV football.  When he is not in school he enjoys fishing, lifting weights and playing basketball with friends.  His future plans include joining the Marines and getting a law degree from the University of Illinois.

Okaw Valley High School would like to thank the following sponsors of the Student of the Month program:

Scott State Bank        Bethany

Shelby County State Bank - Findlay

Hardees - Sullivan

McDonalds - Shelbyville & Sullivan

 

Week at a Glance

 April 24th  - May 3rd 

General Announcements:

  • If your athlete participated in high school girls’ basketball, high school boys’ basketball or cheerleading, please make sure they promptly turn in their clean uniforms to the athletic department office as soon as possible. We appreciate your help in this!

 

*Weather changes for softball and baseball will be as follows:

If weather prevents outside practices:

BASEBALL: Will practice inside the HS on Tuesday and Thursday and the MS on Monday, Wednesday, Friday

SOFTBALL: Will practice at the HS on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and the MS on Tuesday and Thursday

(Middle school practices for baseball and softball will start at 5:30)

 

  • Monday 4/27
    • Hssb v LSA
    • Hsbb v LSA
    • Angie’s Dance station @ OVHS 3:30-8:00
    • Mst @ Sullivan, bus leaves ms at 3:10
    • Fsbb v Cerro Gordo

 

  • Tuesday 4/28
    • Hssb practice 4-6
    • Hsbb @ Argenta Oreana, bus leaves hs at 2:40
    • SOV track @ Clinton, bus from ovhs to Sullivan 2:15
    • Mst @ Tuscola, bus leaves ms at 2:30
    • Fsbb v Mt Zion

 

  • Wednesday 4/29
    • Hssb practice 4-6
    • Hsbb practice 3:30-6:00
    • Mst track 4-6
    • 6th grade track only @ Sullivan, bus leaves ms 3:10
    • Fsbb @ Sullivan, bus leaves at 3:25

 

  • Thursday 4/30
    • Hsbb 3:30-6:00
    • Angie’s Dance Station @ OVHS 3:30-8:00
    • Mst 3:30-5:30

 

  • Friday 5/1
    • Hssb 4-6
    • Hsbb v Morrisonville
    • SOV track @ Ogden, bus from OVHS to Sullivan 1:55
    • Angie’s Dance Station in gym all day after school
    • MS Honor band and choral festival @ LLC
    • Mst @ Shelbyville, bus leaves ms 3:40

 

  • Saturday 5/2
    • PROM
    • Hssb @ Sullivan, bus leaves 7:30
    • Hsbb @ Sullivan, bus leaves 7:40
    • Angie’s Dance Recital @ OVHS all day

 

  • Sunday 5/3
    • Men’s League @ OVHS 1-3

 

 

 

Click the following link for your up to date OV scores and highlights.http://www.okawvalley.org/high/athleticdirector.cfm

 

 

 

 

 

April Breakfast Menu

 

 

     
         
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Biscuits & Gravy
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Cereal
Toast
Juice
Milk
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Struesel Coffee Cake
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Cereal
Toast
Juice
Milk
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Pancake on a Stick
or
Cereal
Toast
Juice
Milk
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Early Risers
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Cereal
Toast
Juice
Milk
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April Lunch Menu

 

 
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Cheeseburger/Bun
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Ham & Beans w/Cornbread
Chips
Frozen Corn
Applesauce Cups
Milk

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Tater Tot Casserole
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Goulash
Green Beans
Pineapple Tidbits
Bread & Butter
Milk
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Chicken Nuggets
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BBQ Pork/Bun
Carrots
Mixed Fruit
Milk
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Hamburger Horseshoe
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Brats/Bun
French Fries
Peaches
Milk
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Important new Student Accident Insurance

We recently renewed our contract with Markel Insurance to provide accident insurance for students.  It is the same program that has been available for students however there are a few administrative changes.  Markel Insurance is asking clients to use the link to their site for enrollment, claims and other features offered by Markel.  The website will be here temporarily and a permanent link on the left hand side of the district menu.  If you have questions concerning enrollment or other features contact Markel Insurance at 877-444-5014 or follow this link:  Markel Insurance 

 

 

 

 

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