Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Jeanette Phillips was nominated by a 12th grade student.
A math teacher from North Oconee High School has been selected as this year's winner of the Athens-area Barnes & Noble "My Favorite Teacher" Contest. According to an article in the Athens Banner-Herald, NOHS senior Bailey Shea wrote in an essay nominating Jeanette Phillips that her math grades dramatically improved after meeting the educator as a freshman. The pair was recognized Monday at the local store, the newspaper reported, and Phillips now advances to next level of the competition. Five regional winners will each receive a NOOK® eReader and a $500 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, the store's website states, and the overall winner will score $5,000 for plus for his/her school.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Two 17-year-old boys were charged this week with criminal trespass. An arrest isn't a conviction.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, March 28
Two 17-year-old North Oconee High School students are facing criminal charges after a school official said they crashed a golf cart into a fence on campus. According to a Sheriff's report, deputies met with an administrator Tuesday who told them the teens took the school's golf cart from the baseball field's dugout without permission Saturday around 9:30 p.m. and struck a fence, causing minor damage to the headlights. The damage is estimated at $500. The teens were each charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass and later released.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
With the win Tuesday, the team moved to 2-0 in region play. The Titans will host East Jackson on Friday.
Wednesday, March 20
By Renee Livsey The NOHS varsity girls' soccer team moved to 2-0 in the Region Tuesday night after winning 10-0 at Elbert County. Goals were scored by Erin Rosch (2), Natalie DiFrancesco (3), Katie Faust (2), Cindy Bledsoe (2), and Rachel Livsey (1). The girls beat Hart County Friday night 10-0. Erin Rosch and Taylor Young both scored 3 goals each. Natalie DiFrancesco, Cindy Bledsoe, Katie Faust and Rachel Livsey all scored one goal. NOHS Soccer plays East Jackson Friday night at home. The girls' game starts at 5:30 followed by the boys' game at 7:30. Have sports news to share? Post an announcement or blog about it on Oconee Patch!
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Applications are being accepted for the position at North Oconee High School.
Wednesday, January 9
Employer: Oconee County Board of Education Description: Applications are being accepted for the position of Special Education Paraprofessional at North Oconee High School. The following minimum qualifications are required: 1. Must hold a two year degree or higher from an accredited college. 2. Must hold a valid paraprofessional certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. 3. Must obtain 10 PLU’s (100 contact hours) of training every five years for re-certification. Click here for more details. How to Apply: Fill out an application for a classified, non-certified position (found online), and submit it to the Human Resources department. Applicants should submit confidential reference forms to their two most recent …
Monday, December 24, 2012
A selection of artwork created by Oconee County High School and North Oconee High School students is on display this month at the Oconee County Schools district central office building.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Cathi Mutimer is the instructor at NOHS and Jim Pinneau is the instructor at OCHS.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
A $1,000 check was presented to Huckaby at an Oconee County School Board meeting earlier in the month.
Monday, September 17, 2012
School officials held a ribbon cutting and reception on Sept. 16 to celebrate the opening of the new all sports athletic facility, which was first used during last Friday's football game.
A small crowd gathered at the campus of North Oconee High School Sunday, eager to be among the first to tour the school's new two-story athletic field house. Attendees of the ribbon cutting included Oconee County Board of Education members, former Superintendent John Jackson, school officials, the current and former Titan Club presidents and parents and students. The nearly $3 million project was funded by the education special-purpose, local-option sales tax (ESPLOST), and Kevin Price Construction served as the General Manager. It took about six months to complete. NOHS Principal Philip Brown said the facility will serve many purposes. "This facility is something that's going to benefit so many of our student athletes and so many of our …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Preview all the High School Pigskin action in the Oconee, Athens, Barrow and Loganville areas right here!
The air is getting crisp as fall approaches, but there will be plenty of heat in area stadiums, as regional foes clash tonight in the third week of action. North Oconee High will face Madison County at home tonight. Both teams are hungry for their first win of the year. Last week, North Oconee opened their season with a 58-15 loss to St Pius X Academy. Next week they will face Athens Christian Acedemy. The Monroe Purple Hurricanes will try to maintain their catergory 5 strength against the Oconee Warriors in Watkinsville tonight. The 'Canes are 2-0 after leveling Winder-Barrow last week, and Loganville with a similar lopsided score the week before. Oconee is coming into tonight even at 1-1 following a close loss to last week. Both teams …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Summer commitment and training pays off for NOHS track teams.
The cross country teams from North Oconee High School started the season off with a strong showing this year as both the girls’ and the boys’ squads took team titles in their opening meets at the Bob Blastow Invitational at Clinton Farms. The Titan boys competed against a field of 16 teams and swept the top three individual spots. Finishers and their times for the boys included the following: freshman Harper Sigler finished first at 16:39, sophomore Cole Thornton finished second at 16:48, freshman Thomas Moore finished third at 16:50, sophomore Tyler Jones finished sixth at 17:13 and sophomore Scott Bowden finished 23rd at 18:17. Seniors Preston Devaney and Robby Bray rounded out the top seven for the Titans. Coach Ralph Moore of the boys…
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
More details are known about last week's incidents of vandalism that led to the arrest of three recent graduates.
Officials at North Oconee High School and Prince Avenue Christian School and several home owners are still compiling lists of cost estimates to replace or clean property damaged last week sometime Friday morning between midnight and daylight. Authorities later that day charged James Daniel Shirley, 18, of Monroe; Sean Thomas Berry, 18, of Watkinsville; and Iwan Andre Human, 19, of Bogart with criminal damage to property in the second degree in connection with the incidents. They were released on $5,000 bonds, according to the Athens Banner-Herald. Shirley is a graduate of PACS, Berry graduated from Oconee County High School, and Human is a graduate of NOHS. Sgt. Jay Higgins of the Oconee County Sheriff's Office says obscene graffiti was …