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16 North Quarterline,  Muskegon, Michigan  49442   
Ph:  231.760.1400     Fax:  231.760.1407

 

Students and Parents:
 

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to Orchard View High School!  Academically, we have some exciting opportunities.  In English and Science we offer Honors classes to qualified students that challenge students in higher level learning skills.  We have the benefit of being across the street from Muskegon Community College.  Because of our proximity, we have many students that take advantage of dual enrollment opportunities and graduate with a significant portion of their freshman year already completed!  We are also within walking distance of our Career Technical Center. OV has the highest percentage of students in the county taking advantage of their programs.  OVHS also has many after school opportunities for tutoring to help your son or daughter achieve greater success.

We have many exciting activities, clubs, and organizations offered to students.  Our chess club has about 20 students that meet formally and informally the entire year.  The Quiz Bowl team competes against other schools in trivia competitions.  The Robotics team builds robots and competes against other robotics clubs.  OV also features an Environmental Club and Be the Difference (our anti-bullying) Club.   The Sportsmen’s Club has ventured to Canada to fish and hunt, and is planning a trip to Alaska.

There are also plenty of informal opportunities for students to get involved in positive activities.  Homecoming is a very busy time of the year where students can be involved in building the float, organizing the parade, powder puff football game, bonfire, and the homecoming dance, to name a few.  Snowcoming is also a very busy time where students will spend several nights decorating class wings, building grocery cart floats, making banners and other activities that lead up to the exciting Snowcoming assembly and competition.

There are also many opportunities for parents to get involved as well.  Our staff is very welcoming and open to parents coming in to simply see what is going on, or helping out with various classroom activities.  We also encourage parents to assist with any of our clubs and organizations.  Please feel free to stop in anytime to talk about these opportunities.

Thank you for your time and again, welcome to OV!  Go Cardinals!

Dan Bolhuis

Principal

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Orchard View Students Sharing Ways to Improve School Experience

Gaberielle Butterfield of the Muskegon Channel visited OV to interview a couple students and our Director of Curriculum.  Watch the interview here....

 

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Personal Curriculum (PC)

The Personal Curriculum (PC) is a process to modify specific credit requirements and/or content expectations based on the individual learning needs of a student. It is designed to serve students who want to accelerate or go beyond the MMC requirements and students who need to individualize learning requirements to meet the MMC requirements. Click on the link below to view and print out the Personal Curriculum Request Form.

Personal Curriculum Request Form

Upcoming Driver’s Education Segment 1

Attention parents of students interested in taking Drivers Ed through Orchard View Community Education

Our next Segment 1 Drivers Ed session is from September 11-October 19, 2018. The signup deadline is Wednesday Sept. 5th   This session is a 6 week class that runs from 3:30-5:30pm on Tuesday & Thursday.  Drive times will be scheduled also.  The class is held at Orchard View Community Education on 1765 Ada Avenue.  You must be 14 years 8 months by the first class session.  Cost is $350. 

If you are interested, stop by our OV Community Ed office (1765 Ada Ave) to pick up a registration form. The form is on our website also (orchardview.org) and in the OV High School office.  The form, birth certificate and payment must be returned to the OV Community Ed office on 1765 Ada Avenue.  If you have any questions, please call 760-1350. 

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