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Vol. 24, No. 15 April 15, 2015 www.oakwoodregister.com Oakwood Academic teams to compete at national events City plans fire hydrant flushing in coming weeks Athletic Hall of Fame announces '15 inductees The Oakwood High School Academic Decathlon team depart- ed Tuesday morning for California, where the team will be vying for a fourth National Championship. The team consists of Spencer Aidt, Graham Garner, Tim McCarthy, Grant Pitarys, William Powers, Emmaline Bennett, Lukas Drumheller, Tommy Galvin and Garrett Spikes. Team alternates are Emma Dalrymple, Ryan Wood, Alex Yungblut, Clay Goertemiller, Conner Hart, Cynthia Hong, Juliana Chen, John Jones, Matt Koch, Alex Polete and Jimmy Wood. The Oakwood team, is coached by Lori Morris, is representing Ohio in the United States Academic Decathlon National Championship, held in Garden Grove, Calif. Two Destination Imagination teams from Oakwood won state honors last weekend. The Supersonic Mathematicals IV team of Jackson Bauer, Ryan Makkas, Sam Stack, Owen Dewing, Patrick O'Hara, Lauren Jacomet and Ellie Duwel took first-place honors at state competition in the middle level structural challenge. Team advisors are Monica Brouwer and Elizabeth Uptegrove. Competing in the elementary division technical challenge, another Oakwood team, GEAARS, consisting of Riley Cahill, Grace Bauer, Austin Choi, Alec Habig and Emma Almoney, with Kiersten Cahill and Tricia Bauer acting as team managers, took third place at the state com- petition. After claiming state honors, both teams are eligible to participate in the Destination Imagination Global Finals competition, scheduled for May 20-23 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The city of Oakwood will con- duct annual fire hydrant flushing throughout the city between April 20 and May 11, on the following proposed schedule. The dates list- ed are for planning purposes only and may be adjusted as the project progresses, city officials said. Hydrant Flushing Schedule: East Drive to Orchard .................................................................... April 20-21 Triangle to Wiltshire ...................................................................... April 22-23 Telford to Greenmount .................................................................. April 24 Dellwood to Patterson ................................................................... April 27 Patterson to East Thruston ............................................................. April 28 North of Thruston to Volusia ......................................................... April 29 Rubicon, Volusia btwn Oakwood & Far Hills & Hatcher Hills ... April 30 Runnymede, Oakwood & Park Road to Ridgeway ...................... May 1-4 Harman Avenue to Forrer Road .................................................... May 5 Park Road, Ridgeway to Peach Orchard ....................................... May 6 Peach Orchard, Ridgeway & Oak Knoll plat ................................ May 7-8 All of Far Hills Avenue ................................................................. May 11 Photo by Emma Flanagan Cast members of Oakwood High School's upcoming production of Bye Bye Birdie take a step back in time, ditching their cell phones for rotary dials, as the musical satire set in the 1950s takes the stage this week at the OHS Auditorium. Performance times for the school's annual Spring Musical are 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. Ticket prices are $8-10; call (937) 297-5325 for advance tickets. Bye Bye Birdie at OHS The Oakwood Athletics Department has announced the 'Class of 2015' for induction into the Oakwood Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies planned for Sept. 3-4 at both the Dayton Country Club and Mack Hummon Stadium. The athletes and coaches due to be inducted include: Dick Johnson, OHS '49, who lettered three times each in football, basketball, and baseball, and was the captain of all three teams his senior year. At Duke University, he lettered in both basketball and baseball for four years and after graduation signed with the Chicago Cubs. Howard Carr, a coach and teach- er with Oakwood Schools from 1956-1979, taught junior high his- tory and geography and coached football, cross country, basketball, and track and field. He was the Varsity Track and Field coach from 1959-1978, and restarted the dis- trict's cross country program in 1960. He was inducted into the Ohio High School Track Coaches Hall of Fame in 1979, and was inducted into the Sam Andrews Educational Hall of Honor in 1991. Jamie Wise, OHS '72, lettered in five sports: golf, basketball, field hockey, volleyball and softball, and was active in the Girls Athletic Association. Wise was named Best Defensive and Most Valuable Player in field hockey in 1971, Best Offense and Most Valuable Player in basketball in 1972, and Most Improved in Volleyball in 1969. She played golf and bas- ketball at the University of South See Inductee on page 8 u

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