Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Oak Forest High School was selected to receive a $2,000 Operation Teen Safe Driving Grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation, Ford Motor Company and AllState Insurance. The grant money will be used to educate students on safe driving.
For the fourth consecutive year, Oak Forest High School was selected by IDOT, the Ford Motor Company and AllState Insurance as a recipient of the Operation Teen Safe Driving Grant. The school will use the $2,000 in grant money to promote safe driving by high school students. “Our slogan this year is, 'Drive Wise Bengals,'” said Dan Dunne, Associate Principal at Oak Forest High School. “Each year we've had a different slogan and that's our slogan this year." The program kicks off Dec. 1 and will run through Feb. 29, 2013. The program will focus on keeping students aware of using seat belts, avoiding distracted driving and being aware of the dangers of driving impaired. “Seat belts is the one we're mandated to use,” Dunne said. “The others, …
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Oak Forest High School was named the Region 1 winner in the Operation Teen Safe Driving program for the third year in a row, focusing this year on distracted and impaired driving, as well as seat belt safety.
For the third year in a row, Oak Forest High School nailed the Operation Teen Safe Driving program, taking first place in Region 1 of the program. The program is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Ford Motor Company Fund, the Allstate Foundation, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and the Illinois State Police (ISP). "Illinois is a national leader in teen safety," said Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider in a press release. "The innovation, dedication and collaborative efforts of IDOT and partners in successful programs like OTSD have significantly impacted and improved roadway safety across the state. The peer-led program creates student ownership and allows participants to analyze traffic safety …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Oak Forest High School students got some senior citizens' holiday seasons started on the right foot Wednesday, Nov. 30.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Oak Forest High School rang in the holiday season at this year’s Senior Citizen Luncheon, held November 30 in the Oak Forest High School Instructional Materials Center. Seniors were welcomed to the school by Principal Brad Sikora and Associate Principal Dan Dunne. Preschool students won everyone’s hearts as they sang a holiday song. Then the Oak Forest High School Music Department led the rest of the program. The OFHS Jazz Band, led by Nick Rojek, played several big band numbers and the Madrigals, led by Victor Pazik, sang several madrigal and holiday numbers, highlighting their upcoming program at the high school on December 3 and 4. After the musical program, the senior citizens enjoyed feasting on turkey and all of the trimmings in …