OOHS National Business Honor Society organizes service projects

We have done a lot of fun service projects over the last year and are finally taking the time to recap them! Service learning is an opportunity for club members to get involved, work together and “give back” to our community. NBHS members are encouraged to earn a minimum of ten service hours throughout the…

EntrepreNEERS collect toys for children in our 2019 Toys for Tots drive

Olentangy Orange HS and our EntrepreNEERS Business Club are proud to have our very own chapter of National Business Honors Society (NBHS)! If you don’t know, NBHS is a society for passionate business students in high schools across America, meant to promote and recognize these exceptional students. As a chapter of the NBHS, we are…

World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day Student/guest post, Joanna We have an awesome special education unit here at Olentangy Orange HS, including a few students who have Down Syndrome. We wanted to come together as a school and bring awareness to World Down Syndrome Day. What is Down Syndrome? Down Syndrome is a condition in which a…

Social Responsibility

We’ve talked a lot about social responsibility in class and on this blog!  Businesses, small and large, often care about more than just “profit” and although Kevin O’Leary may beg to differ – watch the Ten Tree Apparel episode on Dragon’s Den – the “People, Planet, Profit” model can be a very successful one. In…

World Heart Day & The American Heart Association, 2017

Olentangy Orange High School business students sold t-shirts to fundraise for the American Heart Association again this year.  Since October 2014, when Mrs Gellenbeck took over this project, the business students have raised over $4,000 for the charity and this year, our goal was to raise over $1,000.  Thanks to the hard work of business students, led…

What can businesses in America do to promote Social Responsibility?

Guest post by Business Foundations student, Carrian O How are businesses so successful?  Many companies are held to social responsibilities beyond “profit” to help their business & workforce grow.  All companies should consider being socially responsible in the categories of… Environmental Protection– Show customers and employees your businesses views on the environment and help better…

American Heart Association Recap

Olentangy Orange High School has helped raise money and awareness for the Amercian Heart Association for the last five years.  One of the biggest ways that Orange has raised money for the AHA is by selling t-shirts.  The theme for the football game on October 28th was a red-out so the business classes decided to sell…

PowderPuff Football game raises funds & awareness for Human Trafficking

Olentangy Orange High School DECA members hosted a fundraiser in early October to support Freedom A La Cart & TraffickFree’s SOAP, bringing awareness & promoting the prevention of Human Trafficking.  You can learn more about the startup stages of the fundraiser HERE.  We had a huge school event that covered almost the whole half of the stands. This…

American Heart Association 2016

The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization that has been working to save lives for over 90 years. Their goal is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and strokes. They are the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization committed to fighting heart disease. Their organization includes over 22.5 million volunteers and supporters….

Awareness for Human Trafficking

At Olentangy Orange High School, the marketing students along with DECA are putting on a Powder Puff football game to help raise money and awareness for this year’s cause, human trafficking prevention. Powder Puff is a flag football game played by the female students and coached by the male football team. The game is held…

Water Scarcity [Guest Post]

Guest post by Ana R As the human population around the world rises steadily, so does the competition for resources. While some people are fortunate enough to never face the struggle of being unable to obtain the resources they need, these same people often tend to overlook the cold hard facts that there are people…

American Heart Association – OOHS Business Students Give Back

Guest post: Esha T & Daria J This school year, the Professional Communication Strategies (PCS) was in charge of raising awareness for the American Heart Association by fundraising donations for the association. Before we tell you how we “reded out”, here’s what the American Heart Association actually is… The American Heart Association is a nonprofit…