Please use the above link to find the application for Seniors to fill out in order to be considered for the 2016-2017 Advanced Academic Diploma. Completed applications are due to Mr. Brazell in the front office by December 21, 2016 at 3:00pm. Recipients will be honored at the 2017 Senior Award Ceremony.
College Preparatory Institution
We are a college preparatory institution that integrates college readiness in a technology rich classroom to offer four-year advanced studies in all core subjects. Students can begin their honors studies as freshmen and advance through both community college dual enrollment and Advanced Placement studies in these areas: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Laboratory Sciences, Social Studies, Fine Arts, World Languages, and Career and Technical Education.
O'Connor High School celebrates educating the whole child
With award-winning programs in Dance, Choir, Band, Marching Band, Theatre, and Advanced Placement Studio Arts programs in Drawing and Ceramics, OHS students can not only explore the Arts- they can thrive with them.
The Academy of American Studies
O'Connor High School is honored to partner with the Gilder Lehrman Institute to offer a four-year advanced studies program, The Academy of American Studies. This integrated program allows students to study and apply their Social Studies curriculum with ELA, Science and Mathematics in a curricular model that develops students critical thinking and application skills through the use of technology and inquiry-based learning that explore the major themes in American history and development.
Air Force Junior ROTC program
OHS offers an open enrollment for students who wish to serve in the four-year program for the Air Force Junior ROTC program. The course offerings emphasize self-discipline, leadership and citizenship and students need not enlist in the military upon graduation. The curriculum is a hands-on approach to study Aerospace Science and may also apply the training towards ground training and their pilot's license certified by the FAA.
O'Connor High School's partnership with West-Mec will allow the school to expand their programs in both Interior Design and Sports Medicine. Along with programs in Media Productions, Engineering, Accounting, Graphic Design, and Marketing- OHS students can explore industries directly aligned to 21st century job markets in a technology rich classroom. Students will explore their content through hands-on, project based units with real-world outcomes.