Ocean Springs High School

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Activities planned at Ocean Springs High School this year include:

Back to School Activities

  • Host a back to school party to introduce SAVE to student body.
  • Membership drive at the OSHS Club Fair during OSHS open house. Have parents pledge to not text and drive and to encourage them to talk to their children about the subject.
  • Anti-Bully Presentation
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate’s Blanket Drive
  • Donation to local animal shelter
  • Safety Week-(Similar to Spirit Week with anti-violence daily eveSAVE-7nts
  • Peace-themed Homecoming float in the parade and have signs displayed at the game and dance promoting safe driving and anti-violence.

America’s Safe School Week (October 20-24, 2014)

  • Share school safety tips through announcements at school and extracurricular activities.
  • Create public service video to be aired on school news show (Greyhound TV).

National Youth ViolIMG_3980ence Prevention Week (March 23-27, 2015)

  • Another segment on Greyhound TV promoting anti-violence. Partner with new Chief of Campus security to place posters with message all over the OS school district.

National Youth Traffic Safety Month (May)

  • Partner with the Chief of Campus security in a seat-belt and anti-texting campaign. Work with the drama classes to come up with and accident reenactment.

Activities during other times of the school year:SAVE-5

  • Around Halloween dress up as Super Heroes and hand out safety items along with candy to the elementary students during annual trunk or treat activity.
  • Work with the Chief of Campus security to come up with ideas for activities throughout the school year.
  • The goal of various safe-driving events to date have been to promote safe driving over the holidays. All students heard message of safe driving.
  • Raise money in February for the Summit by hosting an operatic concert.
  • Purchased a bench as memory of all the students at the school that lost their lives behind the wheel.

The advisor at Ocean Springs High School is Carolyn Boyd.