Dear All:

Here is an update of events happening around the school for the week of October 12th – October 18th


Calendar of Events


Monday, October 12th:

            11:30 am:  Jostens Meeting with Seniors re: Graduation

            2:30 – 4:00 pm:  Fall Sports Team Pictures

            5:00 pm:  Middle School Volleyball vs. Mason Co. Eastern @ home

            7:30 pm:  Onekama Board of Education Meeting – Media Center


Tuesday, October 13th:

            All Day: FALL STUDENT PICTURES

            3:00 pm:  Junior Girl Scouts – 5th grade-Gail Hopwood, Leader. Mtg. in Mrs. Bromley’s Room

            3:45 pm: Middle School Cross Country @Mason County Eastern (Cardinal Cross Country Classic)

            6:00 pm: JV/V volleyball vs. Brethren at home

            7:00 – 9:00pm:  Community Education Class – Woodworking – Onekama Shop Classroom


Wednesday, October 14th:

            3:00 pm:  1st Grade Girl Scouts – Lynette Maxey, Leader – Meeting in Mrs. Bromley’s Room

            5:00 pm:  Middle School Volleyball vs. TC Homeschool at home

            6:00 pm:  Middle School football @ Baldwin (bus leaves @4:00)


Thursday, October 15th

            6:00 pm:  JV/V Volleyball @ Bear Lake


Friday, October 16th:

            ALL DAY:  HOMECOMING

            8:00 am – 2:45 pm: 2/3rd grade (Eichberger class) Field Trip to NMC – Traverse City

            12:00 pm:  Safety Patrol Mtg. in Media Center

            5:00 pm: Homecoming Parade – Start in the parking lot around the block by the softball fields and back to the parking lot

                                                            Tailgate party in parking lot immediately following the parade

            7:00 pm: Varsity Football vs. Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart

                           Crowing of Queen and King at half-time of the football game


Saturday, October 17th:

            ALL DAY: Pop Warner Football

            7:00 pm – 11:30 pm: Homecoming Dance in the Media Center


Sunday, October 18th:

            3:30 pm – 5:00 pm:  Pitching Clinic for 3rd – 8th grade girls, Shelli Johnson

            5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Pitchers and Catchers Practice, Phil Sedelmaier, in the gym



Breakfast and Lunch Menu


Monday, October 12th

            Breakfast: Cereal, Juice and Milk

            Lunch: Bosco Stix, Tossed Salad, Veggies, Fruit and Milk


Tuesday, October 13th

            Breakfast:  Bagel w/Cream Cheese, Juice and Milk

            Lunch:  Tyson Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Tossed Salad, Veggies, Fruit and Milk


Wednesday, October 14th

            Breakfast: Egg and Cheese Muffin, Juice and Milk

            Lunch: Tyson Chicken Nuggets, Tossed Salad, Veggies, Fruit and Milk


Thursday, October 15th

            Breakfast: Assorted Flavored Oatmeal, Juice and Milk

            Lunch: Corn Dogs, Tossed Salad, Veggies, Fruit and Milk


Friday, October 16th

            Breakfast: Whole Grain Pancakes, Juice and Milk

            Lunch: E-Z Mart Pizza, Tossed Salad, Fruit and Milk




Homecoming will be celebrated all week! The Middle School and High School students will be working on class floats throughout the week getting them ready for the parade on Friday. 


The following dress up days will take place for Spirit Week.  Only High School students are allowed to dress up for Spirit Week, with the exception of Friday (blue and gold day)

Monday: Black Out Day – Everyone wear as much black as you can

Tuesday: 80’s Workout Day – Sweatbands, tights and leg warmers

Wednesday: Gangster Day – Grillz and Diamonds

Thursday: Super Hero Day – Dress as your favorite super hero

Friday: Blue and Gold Day


Homecoming Court

Freshman: Kaylan Fitch & Joe Eno

Sophomores: Lindsay Nesburg & Nolan Miller

Juniors: Taylor Hagen & Rease Heiler

Seniors: Joe Kosiboski & Katie Prielipp

             Dan Gillespie & Ashley Hobart

             Kevin O’Connor & Katelyn MacPherson

Homecoming Pep Assembly

The Pep Assembly will take place Friday, October 16th at 9:50 am in the gym all students K-12 are encouraged to attend.


Homecoming Parade

The parade will begin at 5:00 pm in the school parking lot! A tailgate party sponsored by the Student council will follow the parade with free
             pop and hot dogs served in the parking lot.


Homecoming Football Game

The game will begin at 7:00 pm against Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart.  Crowning of the King and Queen will take place at half-time of the game.



MEAP Testing will take place October 13th – 22nd.  All 3rd – 9th grade students take the MEAP test.  Please make sure your student get plenty of rest and eats a good breakfast on the testing days.


The Counselor Corner


October College Visitations


Ferris State University                        10/09

Northern Michigan University            10/15

Grand Valley State University           10/21

Lake Superior State University           10/29

West Shore College Night - Monday October 12, 2009

at WSCC - 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Over 40 Michigan colleges and universities attending.


October Testing


MEAP Testing            Grades 3-9      Tuesday 10/13 – 10/23/09

PSAT Testing              Grade 11         Wednesday 10/14/09              OCS 8-12:00


National Testing


ACT                Test Date - December 12, 09  Registration Deadline - November 06, 09

SAT                 Test Date - December 05, 09  Registration Deadline - October 30, 09


Senior Scholarships


Michigan Education Association (MEA)

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

AXA Achievement

Coca Cola



Mr. McKenney - Office Hours


Monday –Friday

2nd & 3rd Hours  and    6th & 7th Hours

8:54-10:39 a.m.  and   1:18-3:20 p.m.

Room #311

(231) 889-5521, ext 311


Have a great weekend!


Gina Hagen


October 3rd Letter / October 16th / October 26th