O'Dell Elementary Campus News

Thursday, March 24, 2022

2022-2023 CISD School Calendar Approved

Please click on the link to view the CISD calendar for the 2022-2023 school year:


School in session Monday, April 18th

Due to the unexpected weather-related closures we experienced during the month of February, CISD will need to utilize one of the scheduled Bad Weather Days. Students and staff must report to their campuses on Monday, April 18, 2022.

CISD Athletic Summer Camps

Registration for Youth Athletic Summer Camps has started There are many camps to choose from for all students 1st grade through high school. The link for each camp below provides more information on that camp and online registration. Please contact the Athletics Department with any questions at athletics@celinaisd.com.

Summer Conditioning Camp - See registration site for specific dates, 7th-12th boys and girls

Youth Speed Camp - June 13-July 13 (no camp June 30-July 10), 3rd-6th boys and girls

Elementary Football Camp - June 6-8, 3rd-6th boys

Volleyball Camp - June 6-8, 2nd-8th girls

Boys Basketball Camp - June 13-15, 4th-9th boys

Softball Camp - June 14-16, 3rd-9th girls

Girls Basketball Camp - June 20-22, 1st-8th girls

Baseball Camp - June 20-22, 2nd-9th boys

Soccer Camp - June 27-29, 1st-9th boys and girls

Boys Basketball Camp - July 18-20, 1st-3rd, 7th-9th boys

Junior High Football Camp - July 25-27, 7th-8th boys

District Wide Art Contest for CISD Summer Traditions Magazine

CISD students are invited to submit a drawing or photo for consideration for the 2022-2023 CISD Traditions Magazine cover. The contest judges will be looking for artwork that shows what makes Celina unique. Submissions need to be turned in to our art teacher, Mrs. Brignon by Wednesday, April 13th.

Thank you O'Dell PTA!

We would like to say a huge thank you to O'Dell PTA President Natalie Whitlow and Vice President Lindsey Watson for taking pictures of our new students who were not here last fall for yearbook picture day. These ladies have worked very hard and exceeded our expectations to ensure that our newest students are included in the yearbook. This is a task that was not required, so we are thankful to these ladies for making this happen!

STAAR Testing

Please avoid scheduling doctor or dental appointments for your child on the following dates:

Tuesday, May 10th - 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades Math

Wednesday, May 11th - 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades Reading

Thursday, May 12th - 5th grade Science


Our Watch D.O.G.S. Program is going great, and we would love for more dads to volunteer! Watch D.O.G.S. is a program that allows for fathers/father figures to participate as volunteers on our campus and provides positive male role models for our students. Please follow these steps if you are interested in participating in Watch D.O.G.S.:

1) Click on this link to review the district volunteer expectations prior to submitting the background check form https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/123D5uy_7eCI9ZOcK9f2VLNjc7XFtNd_YK4hB97Qci-Q/edit#slide=id.p

2) Click on the Google form link https://forms.gle/RiE9BzNMY3YdrMR47 to express your interest in participating in the program.

After completing the background check, click on this Sign Up Genius link below and select a half day or full day to volunteer.


When you arrive at school to volunteer, please check in at the front office. You will be given a t-shirt to wear and a schedule to follow. Your schedule will include time in your child's classroom as well as volunteer opportunities in other areas of the building.

We are so excited to see you on campus soon! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Mrs. Welch via email lauriwelch@celinaisd.com or by calling 469-742-9106.

The Counselor's Corner

COOPERATION CONVERSATION STARTER: Who is someone you Cooperate well with? Who is someone you struggle to Cooperate with? Why do you think that is?


Helping Hands of Celina is hosting Adopt A Teacher Fashion Show on Sunday, March 27th, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Two 29 on The Square. There will be 33 CISD teachers from across the district who have volunteered to model clothing from local Celina retail stores.

All ticket proceeds will go to provide every full time classroom teacher with a $50 gift card for the next school year to use as needed in their classrooms. Click on this link to purchase your tickets today!


Thank you for supporting CISD teachers!

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O'Dell Elementary Campus Calendar

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Lunch Information

Menu for March 28-April 1

Monday - Mini corny dogs, Cheese pizza

Tuesday - Max stick cheese, Chicken nuggets

Wednesday - Macaroni and cheese with smokies, Cheese pizza

Thursday - Chicken sandwich, Corny dog

Friday - Super nachos, Hamburger

1st grade Lunch Sign-Up Genius - March 2022

10:30-11:00 a.m.


2nd grade Lunch Sign-Up Genius - March 2022

11:00-11:30 a.m.


3rd grade Lunch Sign-Up Genius - March 2022

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


4th grade Lunch Sign-Up Genius - March 2022

12:00-12:30 p.m.


5th grade Lunch Sign-Up Genius - March 2022

12:30-1:00 p.m.


Contact Us

* Office # 469-742-9106

* Fax # 214-851-3667

* Report an absence or submit absence note from doctor/dentist - email doesattendance@celinaisd.com

* Website - www.celinaisd.com

* Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/celinaodellelementary

School Hours: 7:55 a.m.-3:25 p.m.

Doors Open: 7:20 a.m.