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3550 E River Road
OSCODA, MI 48750-9025
 
   

 

Public Education School in Oscoda, Michigan

 

Oscoda Area Schools in Oscoda, Michigan, provide you with a public education school for K-12 students.

Partners in Learning
We at Oscoda Area Schools firmly believe that everyone can learn and contribute, and that all employees and volunteers at our public education school are partners in learning.

Respect is a Key Ingredient
Everyone should have respect for self and others. Community support and involvement are essential to the success of our school. Families share in the responsibilities of educating their children.

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Taylor Huitema, senior at Oscoda Area High School, participated in the Michigan Youth Arts Festival (MYAF) as a member of the MSBOA (Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association)/MYAF Honors Band.  The festival took place on May 7 - 9 on the campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI.  Taylor qualified for participation in this ensemble by earning a 100 (perfect score) on his Proficiency III Baritone Saxophone Solo at MSBOA State Solo and Ensemble Festival in March, in Lapeer, MI.  The band rehearsed on May 7, 8 and 9, and presented the Honors Concert on May 9 in Miller Auditorium.  The band was under the direction of Steven Ward, Director of Bands at Abilene Christian University.  The band performed "Folk Dances" by Dmitri Shostakovich, ed. by H. Robert Reynolds, "Eastern Intermezzo" (Fourth Movement from "Youthful Suite") by Percy Aldridge Grainger, "October" by Eric Whitacre and "Peterloo Overture" by Malcolm Arnold, arranged by Charles Sayre.

Michigan Youth Arts Festival (from the 2015 program) A comprehensive arts spectacular, culminating a nine-month search for the finest artistic talent in Michigan high schools.  More than 250,000 students across the state are involved in the selection process that results in 1,000 being invited to participate in the annual three-day event.  At the Festival, exceptional students in the arts gather to explore, celebrate and showcase their talent across 10 different artistic disciplines.  The May 2015 Festival marked the 53rd anniversary of this extraordinary annual event.  Each year, the Festival features student exhibitions in dance, theatre, instrumental and vocal music, visual arts, music composition, and film, as well as the publication of a volume of creative writing.  All performances and exhibits are free of charge and open to the public.

TWO-Can Tuesdays!!!!    Bring in two empty soda cans on Tuesdays to donate the the Middle School Student Council

 

This Week's Review in Sports


Check out the New Oscoda Athletic Weekly (OAW) You will be able to find the links to this weekly update on our Athletics page.

May 5th, at the Au Sable River Restaurant in Mio the North Star League honored the Senior Scholar-Athletes for 2014-2015.  The Juniors will be recognized at an assembly later this month.  To receive Scholar-Athlete honors an individual must be a Junior or Senior, participated in at least 2 MHSAA recognized sports and have a 3.5 GPA. Click here for the list of Juniors and Seniors that earned this award.

The Seniors in the pic are: (Back row L-R) Tristan Cooper, Ellie Dumaresq, Paige Huebel, Brad Gresens (Front row L-R)  Taylor Huitema, Lauren Skidmore, Maddie Livvix, Jenna Corwin, Megan Walker, Cynthia Compian, Asia Frei 

Varsity Girls Soccer

 

 Monday night the Oscoda Lady Owls welcomed the Pinconning Spartans.  Oscoda was honoring their large senior class during the match.  Last time they played the two teams went into ovetime locked in a scoreless tie and the Lady Owls punched in a late goal in overtime to win.  Monday night continued the battle with the two squads locked in another scoreless struggle.  This time they remained knotted through the overtime sessions and moved into a penalty kick shootout.  The Lady Owls struggled with kicking the wet ball and Maddie Livvix netted the only Owls shot.  Pinconning nailed two out of the five to claim victory.

Oscoda's defense was led by Freshman Kaleigh Vollmers with 5 steals,  8 intercepts and 1 non-keeper save.  Carli Pollard posted 2 steals, 3 intercepts and 2 non-keeper saves.  Goalkeeper Taylor Johnson posted 12 saves.  Pinconning outshot the Owls, 18-13.  The Lady Owls drop to 4-8-1 overall and welcome Saginaw Nouvel on Wednesday at 5:00 pm.  Just added to the schedule is a home match with Alpena on Friday at 7:00 pm.

In a quirk of scheduling, the Oscoda Lady Owls have been on the road for all but one game so far this season.  Monday night they returned home to host Standish-Sterling.  Oscoda was also looking to put an end to a losing streak and recharge their season.  It took 13 minutes for the Owls to break the scoring open when Maddie Livvix took a Megan Walker pass and buried the ball in the net.  Eight minutes later Oscoda scored three times in 3 minutes to post a 4-0 halftime lead.  Amanda Gilliam scored the second goal with help from Dafina Meco at the 21st minute mark.  Megan Graham hammered a goal, less than a minute later, off a pass from Brianna Axline.  Livvix finished off the first half scoring in the 24th minute when she stole a ball and scored.

The second half opened and 4 minutes in Livvix achieved a hat-trick when she scored with help from Gilliam.  Five minutes later, Livvix returned the favor and assisted Gilliam on her second goal.  Walker scored a tally of her own in the 50th minute.  Axline posted her second assist of the match.  The match ended by mercy rule in the 68th minute when Meco was tripped in the penalty area and was awarded a Penalty Kick and converted.  The defense was led by Freshman Kaleigh Vollmers with 7 steals and 10 intercepts.  Katie Thompson and Carli Pollard each posted non-keeper saves.  Taylor Johnson earns the shutout with 3 saves.  Oscoda outshot Standish, 19-5. Oscoda boosts their record to 3-5-1.  They will next see action on Saturday when they host the Oscoda Invitational Tournament.  Oscoda will play Royal Oak Shrine, Hazel Park, Lainsburg and Grayling.  

  

 

**The first photo is Dafina scoring her PK.  Second picture is Megan Walker's goal.

To Check our soccer news please visit our websites at: Lady Owls: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oscoda-Lady-Owls-Soccer/291761320883004

On Saturday,  February 21, 2015, the Oscoda Owls Varsity Bowling teams traveled to Hi Skore Lanes in W. Branch for the Huron Shores Conference position round and last week of regular conference play.  It was a big day for the Girls Varsity as they finally defeated the John Glenn Bobcats 22-8 , and securing  the Huron Shores Conference Co-Championship with a 9-1 record for the season.  This is the first ever conference championship for the Oscoda Girls Varsity Bowling team.  High scores for the girls were Jules Roach with a 233 and 159; Ellie Dumaresq with scores of 188 and 182; Paige Huebel shot 173 and 184; Cassidy Cleary had a 188 and Alex Nelson shot a 155.  The Boys fell to the Pinconning Spartans, 21-9, finishing their conference season with a record of 5-5 and 4th place.  High scores for the boys were Grant Huebel with games of 202 and 190; Scott Cleary had 223 and 166; and Brandon Anaya shot a 201.
Next weekend, the Oscoda Owls will travel to Bay City on Friday and Saginaw on Saturday for the MHSAA Division 4 Regional Team and Individual Tournaments.

 

Wrestling Awards

Special Award winners were Jack Montgomery (Sportsmanship), Josh Wards (Most Valuable wrestler & Michigan Grappler Regional Dream Team-2nd Team), Anthony Johnson (Rookie of the Year & holding the North Start League Championship Trophy), Antonio Raona (Most Improved), Harry Samotis (Will to Win) and Jimmy Hohl (Most Improved)

2014-2015 All-League Stats (Click Here)

Varsity & JV Softball/Baseball

Oscoda Softball/Baseball Results May 7th

Varsity & JV Track

Girls and Boys Track Results for 5-8-2015

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High School/Middle School Mentors Needed

What:  45 Minutes spent during the school day with a student who needs someone else to care about them.

Oscoda Schools would like to expand this program at the high school/ middle school grade levels.  The program is already at the elementary school and mentors are also welcome there.

  • Who:  Adults who care and want to make a difference in the lives of youth.
  • What:  45 Minutes spent during the school day with a student who needs someone else to care about them.
  • When:Year round one time per week
  • Where:Oscoda High School & Middle School 

Mentors are matched with one student and meet with them one time per week during the school day - every week.  Mentors help the student be more successful in school.  If you know of a adult who would like to mentor a student please email Linda Stemen, Parent Outreach Liaison, at stemenl@oscodaschools.org or call at 739-4472.  We all know someone who has time to share please encourage them to mentor.

Oscoda Education Opportunity Foundation

 

This foundation has been doing many wonderful things with our school district and its students.  This foundation was formed in 1992 by a group of volunteers who wanted to maximize every existing educational oppourtunity for Oscoda Area School students and staff as well as create some new ones.  Click here to check out their website to see what opporunities are available.  You can also email questions to  oaseducationfoundation@gmail.com.

 

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Health Proposal

Click here for the new health proposal for Oscoda Employees.  Click here to see the current coverage. 

The mission of the Oscoda Area School District—through partnership with the home and community—is to deliver comprehensive and challenging learning experiences, preparing all students to become productive, responsible members of society.

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