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January 20 - 24, 2020


Cancellations: School will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Student Yearbook: Don’t forget to order your yearbook for $20.00 starting January 1, 2020! Last day to order online will be January 31st! Click on the banner below to order today!



Up Coming Events: Parent/Teacher Conferences Friday, January 31st and Monday, February 3rd. 


Before School Activities


Before School: No School

A -Gym: None

B - Gym: None


Before School: BBC; LMC and Choir Club Room 235 
A - Gym: Boys JV Basketball Practice
B - Gym:  Cheer


Before School: BBC; LMC and Math Club Room 213

A-Gym: None

B - Gym: Cheer 


Before School: BBC; LMC and Choir Club Room 235
A - Gym: Boys JV Basketball Practice

B - Gym: Boys Varsity Basketball Practice 


Before School: BBC & LMC
A - Gym: Cheer
B - Gym: Boys JV Basketball Practice 

After School Activities



After School: BBC; LMC; GSA Room 309; Yearbook Committee Room 225 and Chess Club Room LMC

A - Gym: 8th Grade Sports  
B - Gym: GAME  
Home: Boys Basketball vs Lincoln; Varsity 4:00 p.m.  
Away: None  


After School: BBC;  LMC Art Club Room 232; Robotics Club Room 103 and PALS Room 222

A - Gym: 7th Grade Sports
B - Gym:  None
Home: None
Away: Boys Varsity Basketball @ Fairview 4:15 p.m. and Boys JV Basketball @ Lincoln Hall 4:00 p.m.


After School: BBC; LMC Bulldog Pack Room 324 and  Robotics Club Room 103 

A - Gym: 6th Grade Sports
B- Gym:  6th Grade Basketball Practice
Home: None
Away: None



After School: BBC; LMC  and Battle of the Books Room LMC

A - Gym:  None
B - Gym: 6th Grade Basketball Practice 
Home:  None
Away:  None

~From the School Nurse~

Dear Parents and Guardians,

If your child is planning on participating in a sport, they will need to have current physical on file. If you are unsure about the status of your child's health forms, please contact the school nurse at 847-568-7508.

All forms can be found at: 

~Bulldog School Announcements~

8th Grade Graduation Events:  An informational mailing was mailed out towards the end of winter break.  Just as reminder for upcoming dates to remember:

  • Graduation Gown order form and payment will be due Friday, January 24th. Please make your check payable to Skokie District 68.
  • Graduation Picture Day will be held on Friday, January 24th. No payment will be needed at this time.
  • Counselor Appointments at NNHS will be held Tuesday, January 28th and Wednesday, January 29th all day.

Parent/Teacher Conferences:  Information was mailed home regarding our upcoming Parent/Teacher Conference.

The PTC window will open on Monday, January 13th at 9:00 a.m. and will close on Monday, January 27th at 3:00 p.m. Please refer to the mailing for directions and information regarding your child’s conferences.  

Conference Dates:

  • Friday, January 31, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Monday, February 3, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

PTA Wendy’s Restaurant Night: Stop into Wendy’s® Skokie - 9319 Skokie Blvd anytime on Monday, February 3, 2020  and 30% of qualifying sales as a result of your participation will be donated to Old Orchard Junior High PTA! Conference Night and Wendy’s for dinner! Can’t beat it!

Chess Club: Got Chess? Come and join the Old orchard Chess Club on Tuesdays starting January 14th Thru March 3rd from 3:30 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. in the LMC. See you there!

French Club:  Will meet on the following dates in room 107 on Thursdays after school from 3:30 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.: February 13th, March 12th, and April 16th.

Action Book Club: The first meeting of Action Book Club will be Tuesday, February 4th. Please finish reading up through chapter 22. All members of Action Book Club are expected to report to the LMC at the start of their lunch period with their lunch. If you need a styrofoam "to-go" tray, please ask for one in the cafeteria.  

Battle of the Books: The next meeting for Battle of the Books will be Friday, January 24th after school in the LMC.

Yearbook:   You can order online (visit OOJH website) or with a hardcopy form (available in the main office).  Yearbook cost is$20.00, please make checks payable to Skokie District 68.

Main Office: All students must have a pass to come to the Main Office, Sensory Room or the School Nurse. If you do not have a pass, you will be sent to get one.

Student Id’s: Should be placed in the back of student iPads (under the case) and left there. Students will need their ids for library use and the cafeteria for purchasing breakfast and/or lunch.

Attention All Students: Students need to cross at the stoplight at Gross Point and Kenton if they would like to go to Culvers. It is very dangerous to cross in the middle of Gross Point without a stoplight and crosswalk.