The Volleyball team takes on Smithsburg at home on Thursday.  It is the Dig Pink match, so people are encouraged to show out in pink, and enter a 50/50 raffle, or enter to win gift baskets.  All proceeds will go to the Side Out Foundation. JV is at 5:45, and Varsity is at 7.

The undefeated Boys Varsity soccer team hosts Smithsburg on Friday evening in a big conference match.  It is also Senior Night. Come out as we recognize our twelve amazing seniors!

The JV Girls Soccer team beat Tuscarora Monday night 3-0.  Goals were scored by Marin McDonald, Taylor Bennett, and Sam Gregorio.  The Varsity Girls Soccer team lost 2-1 to Tuscarora. The lone goal was scored by Genna Vinal.  The girls travel to Smithsburg tonight to play at 5:15 and 7. Come out to support!

Attention Travel Club and Equestrian Club: If you are interested in signing up to volunteer at the linganore wine festival this weekend to support our clubs please see Ms. Caliskan in A213 asap or use the link below. Organization volunteers are staffed at admissions and parking. 

Interested in becoming a member of the Science National Honor Society this year? The application window is currently open. 

The 2019- 2020 SNHS application packet and due date information may be found on the OHS website quicklinks  under the content/special society link. Please download and print this year’s application packet. 

All completed application packets are due to Mrs Adams in room B-115 by October 31 by 2:30 pm.

Looking for an easy way to help your class earn spirit points during Homecoming Week next week?  Then bring in non-perishable food items for the Maryland Food Bank from Monday, October 14th through Thursday, October 17th and place the items in the box marked for your class along Main Street in the morning.  Each item will count as one spirit point for your class.

The Oakdale Girls Cross Country team raced this past Saturday at the Cougar Challenge 5k at Catoctin High School, which is where the Frederick County Championships will be on October 24th. The girls varsity team placed 3rd overall on Saturday. Their leading scorers were Aubrey Schaffer (who placed fourth) Caylin Walker (who placed 13th), Zhana Ivanova (who placed 28th), Hayley Hallenberg (who placed 30th), Karina Turner (who placed 32nd), Shantou Myers (who placed 41st), Sarah Rash (who placed 43rd), and Jane Allman (who placed 62nd). The girls put up a strong score against several competitive teams and will now enjoy a break from racing until the CMC championships on October 18th at Boonsboro High School. The girls cross country team would also like to thank Mrs. Smith for coming and supporting the boys and girls cross country teams at the meet, and for all of her hard work at Oakdale High School so far. 

Off season baseball training will begin next Monday, Oct 14th. Bring your bats, gloves and helmets after school to coach Mills’ room, B230. Offseason training is for any baseball player not currently participating in a fall sport, and will run every Monday until approximately 3:30.  See coach Mills with any questions.

Come bowl at Terrace Lanes to support Centro Hispano de Frederick, a non-profit organization that provides ESL classes, health education, and legal help to those in need. The bowling fundraiser will be held at Terrace Lanes, Saturday Oct. 26th. See Evan Cranmer for more details.

This weeks sustainability challenge is compost week. The goal is to start a compost pile in your backyard where you can dispose of things like banana peels, eggshells, and any organic waste you’d toss out in the trash. By having a compost pile you not only help reduce the waste that ends up in landfills; you’re also getting rich soil to use in your garden