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High School Announcements

CONGRATULATIONS CHELSEY GORSICH ON WINNING THE DAR GOOD CITIZEN AWARD THIS YEAR Congrats Chelsey Gorsich on winning the DAR Good Citizen Award this year. The program (The Christiana Tillson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution) honors an outstanding young person in the senior class who demonstrates the qualities of a good citizen and provides this student with a certificate, pin, and award. She was nominated by our MOHS faculty.
WINTER SPORT PHOTOS WILL BE TAKEN ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 23RD, AT 3:15 This includes Boys Basketball, Wrestling and Cheer
SPRING PLAY SIGN-UP IS IN THE OFFICE Actors are needed. ANY grade level can participate. Questions need to be directed to Mrs. Spudich.
BASEBALL SIGN-UP SHEET Is in the office for those wishing to participate in baseball this coming season.
FOOTBALL PLAYERS FOR NEXT YEAR All football players from 8th-11th grade are expected to be at weight lifting after school every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Upper classmen may begin lifting right after school at 2:40. 8th-10th Grade will lift after school at 3:15. If you are playing a winter sport, you are excused, but only if you are playing a winter sport. Everyone else is expected to lift. Workouts will take roughly 1 hr.
LUNCH TODAY Pepperoni Pizza

Grade School Announcements

Girls Basketball Game

The girls basketball game for Tuesday, January 16th, will be played tonight. Jv contest will begin at 6:00 with the varsity game immediately following.

JH Boys Basketball

The junior high boys basketball game for Tuesday, January 16th, will be played this evening. The seventh grade game will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the eighth grade game immediately following.

Home & School Connections Newsletter

Click to open Home & School Connections January Newsletter.


School has been cancelled for January 4 because of the weather. The boys basketball game at home and the junior high basketball game will still be played.

December Cats Connection

Click on link to open the December Cats Connection.

Final Exam Schedule

Click to open Final Exam Schedule

Wrestling change

The wrestling meet on Tuesday December 12 in Litchfield has been CHANGED to Wednesday December 13 in Litchfield.

Our Illinois State Scholars.

Evan Labonte, MaKenzy Sorsen, Mia Ross and Hannah Huber.

Santa visits Mt. Olive Grade School

Mt. Olive had a visit from Santa on Friday December 8.

Band Concert

"On Wednesday, December 6th, the Mt. Olive Band Program will be hosting our 2017 Band Christmas Concert. It will be in the High School Gym at 7pm. We will have a 50/50 drawing as well as a raffle for a chance to conduct our band playing Leroy Anderson's Sleigh Ride!"

Alumni Band December 9

"This Saturday, December 9th, all community members with previous band experience are invited to participate in our first annual Alumni Pep Band. Due to an earlier start time, interested members should meet in the band room at 5pm, and the game will start at 6pm. Community members participating with the band will be granted free admission to the game. Hope to see you there!"

Click to open link to flyer.

Football Chargers Banquet

The football banquet for this week has been cancelled.

Grade School December Newsletter

Click to open December elementary school newsletter.

Alumni Band December 9

Anybody interested in playing an instrument On December 9 with the high school band, please click on the link for the flyer.

Early Out on Thursday November 9

High school dismissal 12:00

Grade school/Junior High dismissal 12:30

No School Friday November 10

There is no school on Friday November 10 in remembrance of Veterans Day.

Daniel Burns receives BBB Student of Ethics Award

Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Missouri & Southern Illinois Student of Ethics Award Program recognizes high school students who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic history. Click on the link to find additional information about this award. Congratulations Daniel.

Interested in joining band!

5-8 graders, come to the Jr. High Gym and try out some instruments to play in band. Click on link to open flyer.
TONIGHT September 12 at 7 p.m.

Tailgate Party

The Mt. Olive School District is inviting all Mt. Olive students and their families to attend a Tailgate Party on Friday, September 1 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. There will be activities for all ages, and every student in attendance will be entered in a chance to win door prizes. Any student in 5th grade or below must be accompanied by an adult. The activities will be located on the Elementary Playground. Parking will be available in the Elementary School Parking Lot. Come on out and enjoy some family friendly fun before cheering on the South Mac Chargers! Click on Tailgate Party to open additional info.

Substitute Teachers needed!

Mt. Olive CUSD #5 is currently accepting applications for substitute teachers. All applicants must have a bachelor's degree and have a successful background check. For additional information, please contact Mr. Baumberger at 217-999-4231 or via email at

PTA Fundraiser

Click to open link to sign up for the PTA Fundraiser. Mt. Olive Mother Jones 5K on Route 66.

FOCUS5 Golf Tournament Registration

Click to open Registration form for the Golf Tournament.

FOCUS5 Golf Tournament Sponsors

Click to open form to become a Golf Tournament Sponsor.

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