Seniors: The KC Foundation Scholarship deadline is rapidly approaching. Don't wait! Use the link below to create your account and access the application if you've not done so already! February 1st is the deadline. https://kaskaskia.smapply.io/
To anyone interested in playing Junior High Volleyball, practices will start tonight Monday, January 25th from 5:30-6:45. We will practice at the same time Tuesday-Thursday as well. Students MUST have a sports physical on file, as well as a COVID-19 Acknowledgement Risk Form signed by a parent/guardian before they will be allowed to practice. Consent forms are available outside the main office.
Anyone interest in playing Junior High Basketball should sign up outside of the main office by Thursday, January 28th. Both boys and girls will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:15pm-3:15pm beginning February 1st. Students MUST have a sports physical on file, as well as a COVID-19 Acknowledgement Risk Form signed by a parent/guardian before they will be allowed to practice. Consent forms are available outside the main office.
Please see the Extracurricular Activity Update as well as the COVID-19 Acknowledgement Risk Consent Form posted on our website and Facebook Page. We will post more information as coaches begin scheduling practices.
Just a few more weeks until our first blood drive of 2021! Visit redcrossblood.org and enter code OdinPS to schedule your appointment. Our blood drive will be held at Odin First Christian Church!
Happy Valentine's Day, Odin School! Student Council is once again selling Crush sodas to be delivered to friends, & crushes, teachers & staff members. Order forms will be sent home with students in K-8 grade and will be available for pickup in all high school classrooms. Order forms and money are due by Thursday, February 4th. Delivery is scheduled for Wednesday, February 10th; just in time for Valentine's Day! What are you waiting for, grab an order form and order a soda for a friend to show how much they are cared for this Valentine's Day!
Reminder: Picture retakes for Group A students are TOMORROW, January 20th. If your student did not have their picture taken in the fall, they will be photographed on retake day for the yearbook. If you would like to order a picture package, you may do so at https://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/?_ga=2.111996934.345417304.1609944313-681683761.1599063160#/ The Picture Day ID is EVTHZ4NH2
Starting Monday, January 25, 2021, Odin Public School District will be returning to Monday-Thursday in person learning for ALL students that are currently attending on the hybrid A/B schedule. School will continue to be dismissed at 2:05pm, and Fridays will remain a remote day for all students.
If your student is a B Day student, Remote Day Meals will be sent home starting TODAY. If your student is an A Day student, Remote Day Meals will be sent home starting tomorrow. Remote Day Meals are only sent home with those students who are signed up. If you have questions, please call Mrs. Loepker at the school. Action Packs will also be sent home this week if your student is signed up. These are weekend food bags sent sent home on Wednesdays or Thursdays. Have a great week!
Reminder: Picture retakes for Group B students are TODAY. If your student did not have their picture taken in the fall, they will be photographed on retake day for the yearbook. If you would like to order a picture package, you may do so at https://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/?_ga=2.111996934.345417304.1609944313-681683761.1599063160#/ The Picture Day ID is EVTHZ4NH2
Tuesday, January 19th is picture retake for group B. Wednesday, January 20th will be retake day for group A. If your child missed the fall picture date, they will need to have their picture taken now.
Today is the last day to sign up for food assistance for the Spring Semester! This includes remote day meals and/or weekend Action Packs. If you still would like to sign up, please complete the digital form by clicking the link below! Both programs will begin next week. https://forms.gle/B7hSLRFDERTPYzaNA
It was great having students back in the building this week! Just a reminder that ALL students must be checked in for attendance through TeacherEase on days that they are not in person (including Fridays). Also, remember that there is NO SCHOOL (in person or remote) on Monday, January 18, 2021 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Have a great weekend!
We are currently experiencing phone issues. If you need to contact the school, please email Ms. Sam at email@example.com or you may text Mrs. Loepker at 504-356-2231.
Meal distribution will resume next week starting Tuesday, January 19th. Meals will be sent home with anyone who completes the Food Assistance Form. Meals (breakfast and lunch) are sent home with your student for the following day of remote learning. This same process is for Action Packs. Action Packs will be sent home on Wednesdays and Thursdays for anyone who completes the Food Assistance Form. Complete the digital Food Assistance form by clicking the link below: https://forms.gle/B7hSLRFDERTPYzaNA
Reminder: We will be returning to our Hybrid Schedule starting Monday, January 11th with a 2:05 dismissal. Group A will attend in person on Mondays and Wednesdays. Group B will attend in person on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you do not remember what group your student is in, please call the school at 618-775-8266 by 3:30pm today.
Attention ALL parents: OPS would like to assist you with food needs for the Spring semester through 2 different programs. If you previously were signed up for meals on remote days or action packs on the weekend, we need you to complete this form AGAIN. If you have never received assistance from either program, sign-up is now open! Please complete the Google Form in the link below. You response before Thursday the 14th is much appreciated. https://forms.gle/ME7uTYskrH3rSGxi7
Picture Retake Day Update: Picture retakes will be Tuesday, January 19th(Group B Students) and Wednesday, January 20th(Group A Students). If your student did not have their picture taken in the fall, they will be photographed on retake day for the yearbook. If you would like to order a picture package, you may do so at https://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/?_ga=2.111996934.345417304.1609944313-681683761.1599063160#/ The Picture Day ID is EVTHZ4NH2
Updated IDPH Frequently Asked Questions can now be found under the COVID 19 Resources page on the school website. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1063560/IDPH-School-FAQs.pdf One main takeaway: Per Marion County Health Dept. the shortened quarantine time DOES NOT apply to our school district.
Teachers are contacting the students that need to be scheduled to come to school to catch up on work this week. Parents, please check emails, Dojo, and Remind for messages from teachers. Teachers will not be assigning new work this week. However, all students will need to check in for attendance through TeacherEase, Tuesday (1/5/2021)- Friday (1/8/2021). Our hybrid schedule will resume on Monday, January 11, 2021 with a 2:05 dismissal. Students MUST be checked in for attendance on the days that they are remote.