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Ottawa Hills Hires Adam Fineske as Superintendent Adam Fineske

The Ottawa Hills Board of Education today hired Adam Fineske as its new superintendent effective Aug. 1, 2019.

Ottawa Hills Schools Foundation Begins Capital Campaign Pete Kadens ('96)

With the turn of a few shovels of dirt May 23 Ottawa Hills Local Schools today started building a healthier future for its junior and senior high students.

Science Students Complete a Year of Many Firsts Pram and Mr. Nixon

A year of many firsts for OH high school science students came to an exciting close this month in Phoenix, as freshman Pram Koirala presented at a global conference of young scientists.

Surrounded by Supporters, Class of 2019 Begins New Journey Happy graduate

Families and friends crowded the John Lindsay Court Thursday (May 30) to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2019. The 79th Annual Commencement ceremony honored 82 graduates.

Signing Day Ceremony Honors Six Athletes Six athletes at signing day

Six seniors at Ottawa Hills High School took part today in a “Signing Day Ceremony.” All will continue playing sports at the collegiate level this fall.

The Academic Journey of Daniel Liu Daniel and his family

More than 80 Ottawa Hills eighth graders traveled to Washington, D.C.,  this week as part of the annual class trip. Missing from that peer group was Daniel Liu, who started kindergarten with them in 2009. But Daniel already has been to Washington. In fact, he’s been inside the White House and met President Obama.

OH High School in Top Five in Ohio

Congratulations to the students, families, faculty, and staff at Ottawa Hills High School! U.S. News & World Report has ranked them as the fifth-best high school in Ohio for the second year in a row.

Theater Duo Prepares for Final Curtain Henry and George

As kindergarten classmates in 2006, Henry Seifried and George Mancy probably did more play acting than most kids. Twelve years later, the senior duo prepares not only to graduate, but also to end theatrical careers more entwined than any students in Ottawa Hills history.

eSports Club thrives on online competition Team members of eSports Club

Do you have a child who plays video games? Then read the next sentence carefully: That’s a good thing!

Superintendent Search 2019

Information from Finding Leaders, the organization hired by the Ottawa Hills Board of Education, to select the district’s next superintendent. The proposed timeline is subject to change.

The Writing Studio: Innovation, Excellence in Action James Schwann teaching an SLA

A college-inspired academic service has come to Ottawa Hills Junior/Senior High School, enabling students to get help with writing and literature assignments.

Honors Research Class Enriching Students' Experience Abigail Berk

A first-year honors research class at Ottawa Hills is generating new academic opportunities for its six inaugural students, from publishing research in academic journals and receiving coveted college admissions to winning summer-long internships at world-class labs.

Fred Roberts ('79) Provides Life-Changing Experience for OH Students

Ottawa Hills alumnus Fred Roberts (’79) has turned his dream into opportunity for OH students. Each summer, a group of Ottawa Hills students joins Fred at his Batian’s View Experiential Education Center in Naro Moru, Kenya as part of the Summer Learning in Kenya (SLIK) program.

Ottawa Hills Schools Foundation Receives $500,000 Donation from the Kadens Family Pete ('96) and Amy ('99) Kadens

Ottawa Hills High School alumni Pete and Amy (Robbins) Kadens (’96, ’99) have announced their plans to donate $500,000 to the Ottawa Hills Schools Foundation over the next five years. Their generosity to the Ottawa Hills Schools Foundation is the largest gift to date for the Foundation. The Kadens’ donation will have an immediate impact on Ottawa Hills students at every age by opening opportunities and providing new resources that otherwise would not be possible through the district’s normal operating budget.

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