May 23, 2017
Zach Wright to Represent Ony at The Chronicle's Athlete Banquet.
Athlete of the year
OHS student, Zach Wright has been selected to represent OSD at The Chronicle's Lewis County Athlete of the Year banquet, tonight. Zack will be attending the event with his Track Coach Carla Hoppie, who interestingly enough, was honored at the same banquet when she was in high school (Centralia High School, 1975).

The event is open to the public (Centralia College TransAlta Commons, 7:00pm) and participants are encouraged to wear school colors.

Congratulations to both Student Wright and Coach Hoppie.

May 23, 2017
OHS STEM Awarded Grant for Aquaponics Greenhouse.
Teacher Johnny Garcia received a $5,000 grant from the Ellison Foundation for the Onalaska High School STEM class to design and build an informational display and research quality Aquaponic Greenhouse during the 2017-2018 school year. 

Mr. Hurlbut, from the Ellison Foundation, also asked if he could use the Onalaska application as an example of a "good application" on the Ellison Foundation web-site, and to also highlight our project once it is completed.

Nice work, everyone.

May 19, 2017
OMS ASB "Gives Back"

OMS ASBThis year the 2016-2017 OMS ASB wanted to leave a lasting impression for the OMS student body and the school. The ASB Officers call it a “give back project,” which is a project that the ASB uses to say thank you and to “give back” to their school.

President Joseph Welch, Vice-President Jasmine Preslicka, Treasurer Daniel Dalsted, Secretary Mason Ullery,  Spirit leader Payton Anderson, 8th grade Representative Jacob Russon, 7th grade Representative Renate Prazak, and 6th grade Representative  Brooklyn Sandridge decided it was time to replace the 20 plus year old yellow mats hanging at both ends of the middle school gym and give their gym a new and improved look. The group designed the new digital print wall mats that are now hanging up in the gym.  

Excellent work, OMS ASB!

May 18, 2017
5th Grade Visits Nisqually Wildlife Refuge.
The 5th grade Loggers visited the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge on May 2. They put together this slide show of the adventure.

May 9, 2017

Solar Balloon 1 
Garcia and Students Launch a Solar Balloon
Johnny Garcia, OHS Science teacher, with OHS Science students, WOW'ed the middle school Tuesday morning, by demonstrating the power of the sun. The team filled a 50' solar balloon with air, sealed it and then the sun did its job. 
Solar Balloon 1

Within 10 minutes, the balloon began to lift. In 15 minutes, the balloon was soaring and tugging gently on its tether.

Onalaska Middle School students were able to observe and participate in the launch. They seemed awed by the event and were impressed with the experiment.

Thank you, Mr. Garcia and students, for taking your time to demonstrate the POWER OF SOLAR.


Spring Events at Onalaska School District
  • Scholarship Awards presentations, May 23, 7pm, HS Gym
  • Pioneer School Week Presentations, June 1
  • Volunteer Recognition Dessert, June 1, 4:00pm
  • Graduation, June 2
  • Donuts for Guests Like Dads, June 6, 7:15-8:15am
  • Snow Make-up Days, June 12-15

April 3, 2017
Skyward Family Access
Those High School parents who have provided their emails are now receiving a weekly progress report for their students. If you would like to receive a weekly progress report, please call the school and provide your email. You can also receive your Skyward Family Access login and password.

We Need SUBS!
The Elementary, Middle, and High schools need substitute Para Educators. Fill out a classified application, and submit it to the Onalaska District Office.

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive,

nor the most intelligent,

but the one most responsive to change.”


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