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Patriot Academic Tutorial Sessions

We are off to a great start with PATS!  Students who did not have a tutorial session slated for a particular segment were able to request a schedule change and we will continue to accommodate re-assignments based on student need/interest as is feasible.  Students and teachers are very excited about the potential of PATS to transform learning at OCHS!

From the Office

Welcome to our OCHS website. Administration and staff at OCHS hope this website will be a tool to help keep all informed of the happenings at OCHS.

While every effort is made to keep all information current and timely, inevitably there may be omissions or errors. If there are ANY problems or issues that you have with the site, PLEASE email Sonja Thompson or Bill Sampson.


House Bill 91
  • Diploma Petition

    On Monday, March 30, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law a bill permitting former high school students who completed all coursework but failed to pass one or more portions of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests, the Georgia High School Writing Test or their predecessors to request a high school diploma.  Students' eligibility to receive a high school diploma pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 20-2-281.1 will be based on the graduation requirements in effect the year they first entered ninth grade.  To be considered for a high school diploma, former students may complete this petition and submit it along with a copy of some form of photo ID by mail or in person.  Petitions will also be made available in the office at OCHS. Each petition may take several weeks to review.

Testing Information
In the News. . .

Best of luck to the OCHS Marching Band on their upcoming Lake Hartwell Marching Festival.  This will be their final competition of the season.  The festival is in Hart County.  Come out and support the band for a fun day of music and competition!


Spirit Week and Homecoming were fabulous! Thanks to all the Patriots who made it a great success!  A special congratulations to our court and our Homecoming King and Queen.

Representing the class of 2021 was Hunter Mathews and Kasey Wright. Representing the class of 2020 was Trevor Dudley and Maisy Shultz. Representing the class of 2019 on the court wasTY Pattman and Nikya Meadows. The gentlemen on your senior court were Cam Bindhamer, Will Bowman, George Gresham, Dylan Kitchens. The ladies representing the class of 2018 were Taiya Daniels, Demaria Heard, Mary Jones, and Maria Watkins. And the Homecoming King is Cam Bindhamer and the Queen is Mary Callie Jones.

Here are some photos from Spirit Week:

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Teachers get into the Character/Meme Spirit

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Students dressing up for Character/Meme Day!


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POP Award

Pride Of The Patriots

Fall 2017

Parent Involvement Corner
School Council News
  • Next School Council Meeting CHANGED to November 15, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Parent Information Center

Click this Link to access the OCSD RTI Page.

Click this Link to access the Parent Right to Know Letter.

Haga clic en esteVincilo para leer la carta acerca de los derechos de los padres en español.

Click this Link to access the Online Learning Notice to Parents.

Click this Link to access the School Parental Involvement Plan.

Click this Link to access the Title 1 School-wide Program Plan.

Click this Link to access the School-Parent Compact.

Please review our 2016-2017 Title I School-Parent Compact and Parent Involvement Plan.  If you would like to make comments or recommendations for revisions to any of our parent documents, please email Principal Susie Johnson at or call the school at (706) 743-8124.  Also, if you want a printed copy, please come to the school to request one.  


Non-Discrimination Clause
As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Oglethorpe County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations.  For additional information or referral to the appropriate system coordinator, contact the system superintendent’s office at Oglethorpe County Board of Education, 735 Athens Road, Lexington, GA 30648, 706-743-8128.