Ozark Tiger E-News

WEEKLY NEWS HIGHLIGHTING OUR STUDENTS & STAFF

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Don’t forget, no school on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Tuesday, Jan. 22 will be an A day for students at OMS, OJH and OHS. Have a great three-day weekend!

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Let's get fancy

Everyone likes to get all dressed up in their fancy clothes — especially students at Tiger Paw! What a fun Spirit Day theme!

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Snowmen and snowflakes

Tiger Paw students are working on the letter S, making snowmen and snowflakes.
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Choose kindness

Mrs. Gaskill's OMS class recently earned a pizza party for filling up the kindness board. Students can earn kindness cards throughout the day by going out of their way to do nice things without being asked. Students have been going the extra mile to be kind, especially to their teachers and peers.

Scott to Receive Excellence in Literacy Leadership Award

Dr. Karen Scott, Ozark School District executive director of elementary learning, will be recognized with the 2019 Excellence in Literacy Leadership Award presented by the Reading Recovery teacher leaders.


“I cannot think of a person who has a greater love for literacy learning than Karen Scott. Her passion for and support of Reading Recovery is evident to anyone she meets,” said Ozark Reading Recovery Teacher Leader Linda Fugate, who nominated Scott. “Her tireless efforts at the local, state and national level have made a tremendous impact on student learning.”


Scott will receive the award Feb. 10 during the 2019 National Reading Recovery & K-6 Literacy Conference opening session at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.


Read more about it here.

Getting creative

Ozark North Elementary students have been busy in art, the artwork lining the hallways are proof!
https://youtu.be/glXCRERO6gI
South Elementary was excited to host the Board of Education meeting Jan. 17, making this video to highlight their school.
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Poetry Out Loud

Great job by all the talented competitors who participated in OHS 2019 Poetry Out Loud Jan. 16.


Hannah Bottarel was named the winner and will compete at the Regional competition in February.

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All About GOCAPS

This week 24 OHS students attended a tour of the GOCAPS facilities, met the teachers and had presentations by current GOCAPS students to learn more about GOCAPS as they contemplate applying for the program for next year. The deadline for applications is Feb 1. Apply at www.gocaps.org.

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Learning from the past

OHS students in introduction to business learned about the economic history of Ozark, the importance of shopping local, and the benefits of effective of planning and zoning on the local economy from guest speakers Dr. Elise Crain and Mrs. Jean Ann Hutchinson.

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Be an Ozark SuperFan!

OHS students and family, be sure to download the OHS SuperFan App and check into events you attend at the school. Check-ins earn you points for sweet rewards!
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Pair Programming

West Elementary fourth graders learned about pair programming, where two coders work together to write a program using one device. Students then had the opportunity to try pair programming or code on their own.

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Tiger Spotlight

Highlighting Ozark School District Staff

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As we continue into winter, we will use our App to communicate any weather related changes/cancellations for our activities throughout the District.
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Elementary School Yearbooks

To purchase your elementary school yearbook, visit https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/SelectJob