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Important Information for the Class of 2023
Mary Beddell

Updates and important reminders for the class of 2023. If you have any questions, please call us at GlenOak High School at 330-491-3800.

Check below for updates and important reminders for the class of 2023. If you have any questions, please call us at GlenOak High School at 330-491-3800.

Cap and Gown Information: Order deadline: November 4, 2022. 

  • Senior Packets were mailed home. You may also view everything online at
  • Order now to get your senior clothing right away; rest comes later in spring.
  • Cap and Gown orders may be placed:
    • With the Jostens Rep on ORDER DAY: Tue, Sept. 27, during lunches
    • Online at
    • By mail or phone with the local Jostens office
    • Order must be received by Nov. 4 deadline avoid Cap/Gown late fees and guarantee you receive your school’s Official Announcement design.

Questions? Please contact us. Jostens by e-mail at  or by phone at 330-877-4700. 

Class of 2023 Graduation Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 7pm at Bob Commings Field at GlenOak High School. Each graduate will receive 10 graduation tickets. Tickets will be picked up by the student in their academy office in May. Students must complete the senior survey before they pick up their tickets.

Class of 2023 Senior Meeting: April 14, 2023 at 9am in the theatre. Caps and gowns will be distributed at this time. 

Check back for important reminders for the class of 2023! 

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Mary Beddell

The GlenOak High School Choral Department is excited to perform its annual Holiday Concert on Tuesday, December 20, 2022. Two performances, hosted on one evening! The first performance is at 6:00 PM and the next is at 8:15PM, both held at GlenOak High School on the Abbey Foltz stage.  

Please note that not all choirs will sing in both performances, so when you purchase your tickets make sure you are attending the one that has your favorite singer performing.  

  • 6:00 PM- Freshman Mixed Choir- Women's Chorus as well as performances by the GlenOak Chorale, Drifters, Notables, Men's Chorus and a special performance by Vox Audio. Santa & Mrs. Claus will also be making an appearance.
  • 8:15PM- Concert Choir- Treble Chorus as well as performances by the GlenOak Chorale, Drifters, Notables, Men's Chorus and a special performance by Vox Audio. Santa & Mrs. Claus will also be making an appearance.

Reserved seat tickets are only $8.00 with Balcony Box seats at $15.00/each. All seats are reserved and tickets are non-refundable.

Ticket link:

Limited seating for tickets MAY be available at the door as availability permits. Cash ONLY.

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Mary Beddell

GlenOak High School is excited to expand the way in which we celebrate student academic success. GlenOak Principal Gayle Kimbrough and counselor Kristen Zurbuch have led an extensive research study of the current ranking system of honoring the Top 25 Seniors. 

School leaders recommended after much research and time spent examining best practices, it is in our students’ best interest to follow suit with other schools around the county, state, and nation who have eliminated the ranking of students and moved to the Latin recognition system. The change will take effect for the current Freshman Class (graduating class of 2026). This means that in their senior year, students would be honored in three different categories for varying levels of grade point average (GPA) achievement. 

  • The highest distinction is the Summa Cum Laude honor and would be earned by students with a GPA of 4.4 and higher.
  • The Magna Cum Laude honor would be earned by students with a GPA of 4.1-4.39.
  • The Cum Laude honor would be earned by students with a GPA of 3.9-4.0.

This change will allow the opportunity to celebrate all students that achieve a 3.9 or higher GPA versus just the top 25 highest-ranked students. Research indicates that colleges and universities are looking for a balanced transcript that reflects who students are, as well as an intentional list of extracurricular activities. Superintendent Brent May stated, “this change will honor all programs offered at GlenOak High School. We offer amazing career, and technical courses along with multiple arts opportunities and students should be recognized for their efforts in these pathways. This is a more inclusive approach to celebrate our students.”

Principal, Gayle Kimbrough, added, “I am thrilled to be able to celebrate the achievements of more students each year and recognize the inherent academic value in all of our programs by eliminating rank and moving to a Latin Recognition system. This is not only a best practice that we are seeing nationwide, but it is also a positive move for GlenOak High School and supports what is best for students.”

This change will begin for the class of 2026. 

For more information on Plain Local Schools, please contact us at 330-492-3500.

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Mary Beddell

As part of the GlenOak Business Academy, senior students have the opportunity to develop their own Junior Achievement companies as a way to gain hands-on experience and apply the concepts they have learned throughout the business program. They elect their CEOs and interview for positions in the company. Students are responsible for producing, marketing, and selling their products as well as keeping financial records of their profits just as you would in any company.

This year there are four impressive student run businesses created through the High School of business program! Enjoy learning more about these talented students.

Are you looking to start a career but don’t have the slightest idea how to begin?   Let us help!   We are Employed, a Junior Achievement Company from GlenOak high school where it is our mission to ensure success for every job candidate.   Resumes, brag books, elevator pitches, internships, cover letters, etc.… it can all be overwhelming if you don’t know where to look.   Luckily, we have worked with Human Resource and Business Professionals to develop an all-inclusive Employability Kit that includes useful tips, hand on activities, and the most commonly asked interview questions (with guidance) so you are totally prepared to get the job!   Don’t spend hours searching on the internet or paying high prices for job services when you can have all the answers to your questions for just $20 with our employability kit.  Follow us on social media at Employed.ja or email us at  for more information on how you can receive your career coach in a box!    


We are Battery Drop, a Junior Achievement company looking to help protect our environment by recycling used batteries.  Our mission is to spread awareness of the downside of throwing away batteries and to make recycling batteries easy for everyone.  When thrown away, batteries end up in landfills and their chemicals leak and then soak into the soil, contaminating ground and surface water.  However, recycling your batteries with a Battery Drop recycling bin avoids that problem all together.  

Our recycling bins come equipped with detachable battery testers, and a provided QR code that once scanned will show you to the E-Recycling center nearest to you.  Help us recharge the environment one battery at a time by purchasing your Battery Drop recycling bin for just $30.  For more information on our mission and our product, follow us on social media @batterydrop.ja and e-mail us at


Are you aware that many of the common household items that you use today may cause unnecessary exposure to toxic chemicals that are harmful to your health and the environment?  We are aware at Scentsible Solutions (a Junior Achievement Company), and because of that, we offer alternative products that are all made with essential oils and natural ingredients. Our line of products currently includes reusable dryer sheets, wax melts, and air fresheners that should leave you happy and worry-free.  Prices for our products range from $7 to $12 and include the following essential oil scents:  lavender, lemon grass, peppermint, and eucalyptus.  We also offer bundles of products priced at $25 that allow you to pick and choose which scents to include and make wonderful gifts!   You can find out more about our products, our company, and our mission at or email us at 


Research shows that 83% of Americans eat fast food at least once per week, and 34% of our adolescents eat fast food every single day.   Our mission at Home Thyme is to break this trend and create healthy eating habits early on by creating a fun indoor gardening experience that the entire family can participate in.  We sell stylish and functional Vertical Herb Gardens that allow customers to choose from a large variety of seeds such as Basil, Thyme, Mint, and much more.   We make things easy as our product comes with all of the materials you need to start your garden and detailed growing instructions on how to plant and care for your herbs.  In addition,  our website also includes recipes to wonderful dishes that will show you how to best incorporate your herbs into healthy eating. So skip the fast food line and spend some time at home in the kitchen with your family by purchasing your very own Vertical Herb Garden for just $37.   To learn more,  follow us on Instagram at HomeThyme _ ja, Facebook at HomeThyme @ JA or e-mail us at

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