Viking Tide

News you can use at OVCS for Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, 2015

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We've heard young singers, chorus, and band practicing, and what we hear assures that the upcoming holiday concerts are going to be good ones.

On Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 pm, we'll have a Pre-K through 4th grade Sing-Along in the MPR, followed by the OVTA Book & Cookie Give-Away in the gym hallway, after the concert. Then please join us for a memorable holiday performance by Grades 5-12 on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 7 pm in the MPR.


Special Board of Education Meeting, Monday, Nov. 30, 5 pm

All Boards of Education among the BOCES District Components are voting on 11/30 to fill a BOCES Board of Education vacancy.

PTO Meeting, Thursday, Dec. 3, 6 pm

First time at a PTO meeting? No problem. Come on down! OV's PTO does a wonderful job supporting our students and teachers in a variety of ways.

Booster Club Meeting, Thursday, Dec. 3, 6 pm

Thanks for your support!

ZUMBA is back

Join us for Zumba led by Ms. Pam Ross on Tuesday, Dec. 1 and Thursday, Dec. 3, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Bring water and a towel to the Old Cafeteria. No cost -- just a free-will donation -- till January. Additional Zumba dates will follow throughout December, and we'll keep you posted.
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Monday, Nov. 30

Chicken stir fry with vegetables OR cheese ravioli, vegetables, bread, fruit, milk

Tuesday, Dec. 1

Sloppy joe on bun, rice, green beans OR cheese ravioli, green beans, roll, fruit, milk

Wednesday, Dec. 2

Chicken tenders, mashed potato, carrots & peas, roll, fruit, milk

Thursday, Dec. 3

Hot ham and cheese on bun, broccoli, fruit, milk

Friday, Dec. 4

Cheese pizza, tossed salad, fresh fruit, milk

Monday, Dec. 7

Macaroni and cheese, peas, roll OR beef ravioli, fruit, milk

5th Grade Parent Breakfast held for families and students

Thanks to all the families who attended the 5th Grade Parent Breakfast in Mr. Winn's room. Juice and Danish taste even better when we enjoy them together.

Save the date for the 4th Grade Parent Breakfast, to come on Friday, Dec. 18 at 8 am.


The athletic schedule is subject to change so please watch here and on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

Monday, Nov. 30

Boys' Modified Basketball, vs. McGraw, 4:30 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 1

Girls' Varsity Basketball @ Cincinnatus, 5:30 pm (bus at 4:30 pm)

Wednesday, Dec. 2

Boys' Modified Basketball @ Brookfield, 6 pm, bus at 3:50 pm

Boys' JV Basketball @ Poland, 5:30 pm (bus at 3:30 pm)

Friday, Dec. 4

[Boys' Modified Sports Pictures, New Cafeteria, 3:00-4:00 pm]

Boys' Modifed Basketball vs. Cincinnatus, 4:30 pm

Girls' Varsity Basketball @ DeRuyter, 6 pm (bus leaves at 5 pm)

Wrestling @ Oxford, Clyde Cole Invitational (bus leaves at 3:15 pm)

Saturday, Dec 5

Wrestling @ Oxford (bus at 7 am)

Otselic Valley Grange presents dictionaries

The Otselic Valley Grange represented by Mary Comfort, Marge Davis, and Joan Geiger presented personal dictionaries to every student in the 3rd grade. Each book held a nameplate showing who the dictionary belongs to, and Mrs. Davis showed students the special features included in this edition. The students were delighted to have a dictionary of their own, and we are very grateful for the support of the community. Thank you, Otselic Valley Grange.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 973 extends teacher appreciation

It's an especially good day when donuts are offered to everyone in the staff room. Thanks to the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 973 last week, that's just what the OV staff was treated to during American Education Week. Thank you!
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Love isn't how you feel. It's what you do.

--Madeleine L'Engle