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Student and Staff of the Month

  Congratulations to the three students of the month.  You have done a great job of modeling student behavior and demonstrating to others how to follow the three R's.  OGS would also like to congratulate Mrs. Todd for being . . .

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Scholastic Bowl Champs!

Odell Scholastic Bowl wins Vermilion Valley! The Scholastic Bowl team recently competed in the Vermilion Valley conference tournament held in Flanagan this past Saturday.  They defeated  Woodland, Flanagan, and . . .

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March Students of the Month

During the month of March, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being Respectful- . . .

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February Students of the Month

During the month of February, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being Respectful- . . .

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Odell Spelling Bee

Odell Grade School #435 held its annual Spelling Bee for the 3rd through 8th grades on Friday, March 3, 2017.  The sponsor of the spelling bee this year was Mrs. Erickson and the two judges were Mrs. Fearman and Mrs.  Todd.  . . .

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PTHS Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign

Four Odell grads, Celeste Brown, Dan Dwyer, Ronnie Fearman and Blake Foster along with Life Skills teacher/Peers in Action sponsor Laura Baumgardner stopped by OGS to help promote the new R-word:  Respect.  Click on the . . .

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January Students of the Month

During the month of January, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being . . .

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Student Council Sponsors Spirit Week

Student Council has announced that Spirit Week will take place January 26th-30th.  Monday will be neon day, wear something with neon colors.  Tuesday will be "superhero" day, dress up as your favorite hero.  . . .

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6th Grade Art Class-Winter Program Stage Crew

The 6th grade is responsible for the Winter Program backdrops and props. The students are:  Logan Roe, Kendall Taylor, Alyssa Knobbe, Jay Scott, and Kaileb Kruger. This year each student created a 4 ft. puppy after studying dog photos . . .

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What We Did in Art Class-Kindergarten & 1st Grade Flew to Japan!

In our Art World Tour, Mrs. Sullan has the Kindergarten and First Grade put on their seat belts and they pretend ( yes, I have to reassure some that we are not really flying to Japan) that their ears are popping and the airline . . .

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What We Did in Art-3rd Grade Korean Banners

Using beautiful Thai paper with gold filigree leaf design, the 3rd grade created flowing letters for their chosen words of celebration. Some of the words include: winter, joy, love, or their names in black ink. Come see them hanging in the . . .

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November Students of the Month

During the month of November, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being . . .

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October Students of the Month Named

During the month of October, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being . . .

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PBIS Basket Raffle. And the Winners are........

A huge thank you to everyone who helped make the basket raffle a success!  We made $481, which will go towards buying our big end-of -year items for the store!  The winners of the basket are: Movie Basket . . .

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What Did We Learn in Art?

by Mrs. Sullan

Kindergarten & 1st   - The students described and created different types of lines and the stories they each tell:  zig zag, curvy, slow and pokey, dashes and dots.  We then explored a variety of shapes and drew . . .

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Fire Prevention Week Coloring Contest

Fire Prevention Week, October 5-October 11, was capped off at OGS with a coloring contest for the school.  Winners were:  7th grade, Miguel B, 5th grade, Karson M, 2nd grade, Breigh H, Pre-school p.m., Addison . . .

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Odell Music Students Selected for IMLEA

  Band and chorus students have been selected to audition for the ILMEA (Illinois Music Educators' Association) District III Festival on October 13 at Bloomington Junior High. Additionally, the band is . . .

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September Students of the Month

During the month of September, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being . . .

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Staff and Students Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to . . .

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

Congratulations to our 8th grade, Kindergarten and Preschool graduates!

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Dwight Jazz Tour Visits Odell

Dwight Jazz Tour visits Odell – Odell Grade School was fortunate to be included in the DGS jazz tour again this year. Our jazzy friends from Dwight paid us a visit on Wednesday, May 14. The DGS jazz band and show choir have been . . .

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Musician Visits OGS

Guest Musician Comes to Odell – On Wednesday, April 30, OGS and St. Paul students were treated to a performance class by a prominent musician and historian of Abraham Lincoln and Carl Sandburg, Chris Valillo played hammered . . .

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April Students of the Month

During the month of April, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being . . .

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Scholastic Bowl Team Brings Home the Championship!

Vermillion Valley South Conference Scholastic Bowl Tournament On Saturday, April 5 th , Odell Grade School hosted the Vermillion Valley South Conference Scholastic Bowl Tournament.  Teams participating were Woodland coached by . . .

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March Students of the Month

During the month of March, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being Respectful-Owen S . . .

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OGS February Students of the Month

During the month of February, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being Respectful-Korbin . . .

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Spelling Bee Held

Odell Grade School #435 held its annual Spelling Bee for the 4 th through 8 th grades on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the gym.  Sponsor for the Spelling Bee is Mrs. Judy Adams.  Serving as judges for the event were . . .

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January Students of the Month

During the month of January-what little there has been- the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For . . .

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December Students of the Month Announced

During the month of December the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   This month's winners are: For being Respectful-Brianna H 2nd grade . . .

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Computer Science Week at Odell

Odell Grade School joined millions in teaching computer science for the first time. 90 percent of American schools do no™t teach computer science. Fewer students are learning how computers work than a decade ago. Girls and minorities are . . .

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OGS Announces November Students of the Month.

During the month of November the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   Our PBIS committee met last night and this month's winners are: For being . . .

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Halloween 2013

OGS capped off their Halloween celebration with a school-wide parade.   Each class paraded through the hallways and all-purpose room to show off their sometimes scary but often cute customs. Click on the picture galleries to . . .

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Operation Snowflurry 2013

Operation Snowflurry for all Livingston County 4th & 5th Graders. It's that time of year again to announce OPERATION SNOWFLURRY for Livingston County!  This year's program will be held on November 2nd from . . .

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OGS Selects Students of the Month for October

During the month of October, the staff at OGS has been nominating students who follow the PBIS 3 Be's... Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Ready.   Our PBIS committee met last night and this month's winners are: For being . . .

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2nd Grade at their bake sale

2nd Grade Raises Money for Manatees

Two of the Second Grade students, Alaina and Brianna, were reading a book about manatees and found that they are an endangered species.  The Second Graders wanted to do something to help, so they had a bake sale.  Mrs. . . .

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Fire Prevention Week Coloring Contest Winners Announced

Fire Prevention Week, October 6-October 12, was capped off at OGS with a coloring contest for the school.  Winners were:  6th grade, Connor A, 2nd grade, Will T, Pre-school a.m., Julian A, and Pre-school p.m., Savannah F.   . . .

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8th Grade Complete Civil War Projects

The Eighth Grade History Class has been studying the Civil War. The students did many activities and assignments during class and outside of class. The most recent was a Civil War Project! Students had a choice of projects to complete. Some . . .

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TeacherEase

TeacherEase is a web-based grade book that provides an important communication link between parents and teachers which ultimately improves student performance.  Odell Grade School parents/guardians are able to access their . . .

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Home & School Connection~Working Together for School Success

Click on the link below to view Home & School Newsletter November 2010 Issue December 2010 Issue January 2011 Issue March 2011 Issue April 2011 September 2011 October 2011 November . . .

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Severe Weather School Closings

  As we continue into the severe weather season, please remember that school closings will be sent out via the Alert Now phone system. Phone calls will be sent out no later than 6:30 a.m. if school is closed due to weather.

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