The Oak Hill Elementary School Kick-Off Food Drive was an amazing success. OHES students and staff collected 3,539 food items for the Growing Oaks Food Program and the Oak Hill Food Pantry! Emily Woods’ class collected the most items, with 269 donated. The individual student winners each won jerseys, donated by Daniel Stewart. Student winners were (front): Rhyan Lester, Izabelle Dyer, Macelyn McManis, AJ Blue, and Dylan Harris. (Back): Blazden Boggs, Luke Johnson, Colton Perry, Blaise Barger, and Ryleigh Little.
Congratulations to 5th grade student Ashton Sturgill for achieving Hall of Fame status in the OHES Walking Oaks Club. During the 2018-2019 school year, Ashton walked 500 miles. During his three years of membership in the club, Ashton walked 875 miles. Great job, Ashton! May 2019
The 5th annual Active Acorns Parents Night was held April 10th, 2019. Thirty four adults, in addition to the club members, attended. Dawn Richards RN, from the SOMC Community Wellness Department, spoke to the group about healthy choices, wellness, social media safety, and bully prevention. Door prizes were given out, as well as many informative handouts. This was the 7th edition of the Active Acorns, and the club is sponsored by the Jackson County Health Department, Holzer Health Systems, and Atomic Employees Credit Union.