All local schools will close Monday, Feb. 20, to observe the Presidents Day holiday.
OTHS graduated 59 students in December. They are: Ricardo Adams, Brian Amaker-Medford, Kelli Andrews, Katrina Atkins, Daniel Blakeslee, Sara Branz, Kathleen Brousard, Morgan D. Brown, Tiana Brown, Brandon Bullock, Robyn Calamease, Tanner Carlson, Adam Casole, Mariel Clay, Kaylee Darnall, Aaron Dhiyab, Elisabeth Dures, Ragan Faulkner, Jelisa Ford, Laila Foster, Savannah Gallant, Madison Green, Joshua Gregory, Kristina Greynolds, Ruth Guionnaud, Tanner Haskstadt, Lance Hailey, Madison Harrawood, Brandi Hastings, Kailey Holt, Carly Jackson, Travon Jackson, Nancy Lee, Kailyn Lyles, Mackenzie Machuga, Chelsey Malone, Patrick Massey Jr., Morgan McAteer, Michaela Miller, Dallas Moses, Jimmy Mucura, Jerry Nelson, LeTome Paul, Kaitlynn Pendegraft, Logan Perkins, David Pizzulo, Christopher Reddin, Rory Reynolds, Logan Richardson, Zhane Samelton, Kaylie Schur, Brittany Smith, David Swezey, Ricki Turner, Dustin Valmores, Diorian Ward, Amanda Wilder, Deja Wilson and Jacques Woodall-Smith.
The annual OTHS Family Spaghetti Dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in the multi-purpose room on the Smiley campus.
OTHS will induct new members into its Walk of Fame during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game against Belleville West High School on Friday, Feb. 7.
A concert featuring the Milburn band, the symphonic band and wind ensemble will be held in the Milburn Auditorium at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10.
Students will be released early on Friday, Feb. 14. The Milburn campus will release its students at 11:30 a.m. Smiley campus students will be released at noon.
The 2014 February Frolics will be staged at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, and Saturday, Feb. 15, in the Milburn Auditorium.
The jazz bands and wind ensemble will perform in the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts at McKendree University in Lebanon at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24.
Parent-Teacher conferences will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Feb. 6. Elementary students will be dismissed at 2 p.m.
Parent-Teacher conferences will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 7.
The Early Learning Center will sponsor a trivia night Saturday, Feb. 8, in the Marie Schaefer Elementary School cafeteria. Doors open at 6 p.m., trivia begins at 7 p.m. The cost is $100 ($25 per couple) for an eight-member team. The event features survivor trivia, heads or tails game and a 50/50 drawing. Mulligans will be available at 10 for $10. Food and non-alcoholic drinks are welcome. To register, contact Gina Chorma at 206-2476.
Spring pictures will be taken Friday, Feb. 21.
The Fulton Drama Club production of Romeo, You Idiot will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 15.
A Valentines Dance will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14.
Valentine parties will be held Thursday, Feb. 13, in the elementary school cafeteria. The party for kindergarten and first graders is at 1:45 p.m.
The party for second graders, prekindergarten and early childhood is at 2;10 p.m. And the party for third and fourth graders is at 2:35 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 14, is a teacher institute day. There is no school.
The February meeting of the District 85 school board has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the Shiloh Elementary School library.
The Central Elementary School Sweetheart Dance will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in the gym.
The Whiteside Middle School Family Math and Science Night will be held from 6 to 8:5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19.
Registration to participate in Girls on the Run and Girls on Track is taking place until Saturday, Feb. 12. Practices begin Wednesday, Feb. 19, and will continue each Monday and Wednesday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. through May. For more information, contact Meghan King at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent-Teacher conferences will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 28.
There is no school Friday, Feb. 28.
The annual spelling bee will be held a 1:30 p.m. today, Feb. 6.
Second and third graders will take a field trip to Powell Hall Thursday, Feb. 13, to hear the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.
Valentine parties will be held at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14.
A band and choral contest will be held at the school Saturday, Feb. 22.
First Baptist Academy
Parent-Teacher conferences will be held Friday, Feb. 14. There is no school.
Church member registration for the 2014-2015 school year begin Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Community registration begins on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
Thursday, Feb. 13, is Pink Day.
Valentine parties will be held Thursday, Feb. 13.
Thursday, Feb. 20, is Dental Health Day.