Olive Elementary School

News from Mrs. Bush

Olive Earned an A

Congratulations to all Students, Staff and Parents for their hard work during the 2016-17 school year. Because of that hard work and many more reasons, Olive earned an A from the Indiana Department of Education. Grades are calculated using a formula including student performance and growth on the ISTEP+. Way to go, Olive!!! I look forward to working hard for the same results for the 2017-18 school year.

Going on Vacation?

Please be sure to ask the office for an Educationally Related Non-Classroom Activity Request Form to request that your student's absence be excused. If you have any questions, just contact the Olive office.

PowerSchool Access

All parents of students grades 2-5 have access to see their students' grades, attendance and other information through PowerSchool. If you are unsure how to access your account, please contact the Olive office or Mrs. Middlebrook for assistance. It is an important way for you to stay informed of how your student is doing. You can even set up email notifications when changes are made to your student's grades!

Shoparoo App

If you haven't downloaded the Shoparoo app, be sure to do so! PTO gets money, and nobody has to spend an extra dime! Here's how it works:

1. Download the Shoparoo app.

2. Link your account to Olive Elementary.

3. Snap and upload pictures of any receipts you accumulate from your normal shopping to the app.

4. Earn Olive money!!!!!

That's it! Each receipt uploaded will earn points that are turned in to dollars for the school. I save my receipts for the whole week and then do them all at once. Every dollar helps!

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Important Reminders

  • The weather is changing. Be sure your students are dressed for outdoor weather each day.
  • Lost and Found items will be on display for Parent Teacher Conference days. Please take a look to see if anything belongs to your family.
  • Be sure to write your students' names on items brought to school (i.e. sweatshirts, jackets, coats, lunch boxes, soccer balls, footballs, etc.) Then, when they are brought to the office, we know who to get them back to.
  • If you are on the payment plan for book fees and/or iPad insurance, September and October payments are past due. Please make payments immediately. Contact the office with any questions.

Upcoming Events

10/16-17 Parent/Teacher Conferences

10/18 9-9:20 am Harlem Wizards Assembly

10/19-20 NO SCHOOL- Fall Break

10/31 1-1:30 pm Halloween Parties (grades K-4) 12:30-1 pm (Grade 5)

11/3 9-10 am ABC 57 Project: Blizzard (Grades 2-5)

5:30-7:30 pm PTO Fun Fair

11/4 7 pm Harlem Wizards Game @ NPHS

11/7 Early Release Day- Students dismissed @ 1:05 pm

11/14 Science Fair (4:30-5:30 pm Public Viewing) (5:30 pm Project Pick Up)

11/15 Rise and Roll Pick Up

11/22-24 NO SCHOOL- Thanksgiving Break

11/27 Black Light Party (during lunches)

11/30 4:30-5:30 pm Dunebrook Body Safety Parent Night