Ozark Tiger E-News

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As the 2019-20 school year comes to a close, we would like your feedback on your experience with our alternative methods of instruction.

This spring, Ozark School District provided alternative methods of instruction through online learning for the remainder of the school year. Our alternative methods of instruction were never intended to replace the rigor of in-class instruction and did not have a negative impact on a student's grade for fourth quarter.

As we move forward, we are exploring how we can implement alternative methods of instruction into our normal school year operations for events such as weather days.

Additionally, we are exploring a pilot for families who would like to participate in a blended in-person and online learning program throughout the school year.

Please take this online learning survey.

Registration extended

We realize parents haven’t had as much time to sign up for Summer School as in years’ past. And, we realize there is a lot to take into consideration. That’s why we are extending our Summer School online registration another week.

Student and staff safety is our number one priority. For our in-person Summer School (incoming kindergarten through incoming 8th grade), we are limiting class sizes, sanitizing frequently and avoiding large groups in the cafeterias, gyms and playgrounds. We will also have nurses in every building.

Summer School will be offered in person for incoming kindergarten - 8th grade with virtual summer school for incoming 9th - 12th grade (credit recovery for 9th - 12th grade will be in person). Find more information about Summer School at www.ozarktigers.org/summerschool and register through the Parent Portal (instructions are online).

We have been notified that our yearbooks will not arrive in time for Thursday and Friday's student item pick-up. Instead, we will hand out yearbooks at the beginning of next school year. We apologize for this inconvenience.
You may pick up your students' personal items May 21-22. This will also be the time to drop off library books, instruments, uniforms, along with elementary student Chromebooks. OMS, OJH and OHS students will keep their Chromebooks over the summer.

Families will remain in their cars. Teachers will deliver the bags to the car in order to say goodbye to students while observing proper social distancing.

To find details specific to your child's school, click here.

Baseball, JROTC, soccer, volleyball, band, wrestling, basketball, softball, tennis — so many activities, so little time! Registration for 2020 Summer Sports Camps is now open.

Click here for details.

If you live in the Ozark School District, your child may be eligible to attend one of our Tiger Paw Early Childhood Center programs. Research shows investing in children early has huge benefits, not only to academic and cognitive skills, but early childhood education helps children improve social and emotional skills, language skills and adaptive skills, which are necessary for kindergarten readiness.

Register by calling (417) 582-5992. Learn more here.

Since we are unable to offer Fit for Life, we have created a weight room and speed/agility schedule for 8th - 12th grade athletes for summer athletic training. Coaches will be contacting their athletes to schedule the time.

Find more information here.

While teams still cannot gather at our athletic facilities, our fields and tracks are now open for personal use.
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Feeding Program ends May 22

As May 22 is the last day of school, it is also the last day to pick up meals or have meals delivered through our COVID Feeding Program.

Ozark School District will offer a free summer feeding program for children ages 2-18 during Summer School, June 8-26. Details are still being finalized, so stay tuned!

Close the Gap just launched the Boosts Resilience Fund to support low-income students during COVID-19. Click below for more information.

Public Notice

Click here to read the Public Notice on the Nonpublic School Participation in Services through the Coronavirus Aide, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.