OHS makes change to new dress code rule 

A correction to the dress code changes announced following last week’s meeting of the Olney ISD Board of Trustees has been made by OHS Principal Steve Fleming. OHS students may now only wear shorts, skirts and dresses that are mid-thigh length or longer. Call OHS at (940) 564-5637 for more information.


Sign up for Backpack Day starting July 29

Olney HOPE will hold a registration period for its annual Backpack Day school supply giveaway from Monday, July 29, through Thursday, Aug. 1. Parents of children who will be enrolled in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade at Olney ISD in the fall can sign up at 1006 Arbor from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on those days. Children will receive a backpack full of all the supplies they will need to start school in August at Olney ISD. For more information, contact Amber or Kelli at (940) 564-4673.



Last sign-up day set for pee-wee football

Another sign-up date for Olney’s pee-wee football league has been set for 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, in front of Stewart’s Food Store. 

The league is open to players age 7 to 12, and cost is $40 per player. Call Brandon Cook at (940) 867-7759 for more information.


Free football camp set on Monday, Tuesday

Incoming seventh, eighth and ninth grade football players are encouraged to participate in a free football camp planned for Monday, July 29, and Tuesday, July 30. 

The camp will be held from 7-10 a.m. each day and offers an opportunity for players to orient themselves with the offense and defense before the start of summer football workouts.