active mar18 7The Active Acorns Fitness Club had its annual field trip to Southern Ohio Gymnastics Academy in Gallipolis. The 75 students in grades 3-5 enjoyed the experience very much. The Active Acorns Fitness Club is sponsored by Southern Ohio Medical Center and Holzer Health Systems.     March 2018

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75kanouse feb18Congratulations to 4th grader Nick Kanouse for being the first OHES student to reach 75 miles in the Walking Oaks Club. For his efforts, he earned a new water bottle.   February 2018

WOAA feb18 1Dawn Richards, Community Health Nurse at Southern Ohio Medical Center, visited the Active Acorns Winter Team’s meeting and taught the students about healthy eating and the importance of physical activity. The students always enjoy her fun and interactive presentations. SOMC is one of the sponsors of the Active Acorns Club at OHES.

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souper3 18The 2018 OHES Souper Bowl was a super success, with 2,809 food items collected for the Growing Oaks Food Program and the Oak Hill Food Pantry. The winning class with the highest donation was Mrs. Mullins 5th grade with 380 items collected and second place went to Mrs. Hale’s 4th grade class with 255 items collected. These two classes win special parties from the Oaks United Directors Cheryl Lovett, Marsha McCorkle, and Alicia Kamer. The donation collected on February 2 exceeded the Fall Food Drive by over 1,000 items. Great job, OHES students, parents, and staff!

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active jan18 3The second session of the OHES Active Acorns began on January 24, and Scott King taught the 38 members Krav Maga defense training. Scott’s presentation is always well received and very popular with the Acorns. Scott teaches Krav Maga at the YMCA, as well as conducts seminars at area schools and churches. We appreciate his enthusiasm for the Active Acorns Club!

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