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OCS High School News, Event and Updates Oct. 16-20

October 16, 2023 | Jala Davis

This week, OCS High Schools have a week full of events and great things happening! Check out what's happening this week in your children's school below.  

Reminder: This week is College Application Week | For more information, click here

Oct. 18 wear orange for Unity Against Bullying

Cedar Ridge High School

  • Powderpuff 2023 

    • Thursday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m.

    • Tickets are $5 

    • Concessions available

  • Senior Sunrise 

    • Hosted by Cedar Ridge SGA 

    • Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7:15 a.m.

    • Donuts and hot chocolate provided 

    • Students need to bring blankets

  • Band Concert

    • Thursday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

    • Admission is free 

  • Picture Day

    • Tuesday, Oct. 17 

    • Ordering information here

    • Special note: please do not wear green 

Future announcements: Senior ads are available for purchase through 12/31/23

Orange High School

  • Sue Liner Powder Bowl

    • Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. 

    • Admission is $5

    • Fundraiser for Junior and Senior Prom + other school events 

  • Class of 2024 Cap and Gown Purchase 

    • To purchase your graduation gear, click here

  • Yearbooks

    • To purchase the yearbook, click here. Current price is $80, the lowest price of the year.

    • Senior tribute ads available for purchase here. 

  • Athletics

    • To view the full athletic schedule for the week, click here. 

Partnership Academy High School

Partnership Academy will be partnering with UNC-Chapel Hill to implement the Sources of Strength Program. Sources of Strength is a best practice evidence-based youth mental health promotion, and suicide prevention program designed to harness the power of peer social networks to create healthy norms and culture, ultimately preventing suicide, violence, bullying, and substance misuse. The mission of Sources of Strength is to prevent adverse outcomes by increasing well-being, help-seeking, resiliency, healthy coping, and belonging. The initial pieces of training will be held:

  • Adult Advisor Training: Monday, October 23rd, 2023
  • Peer Leader Training: Tuesday, October 24th, 2023