O'Dell Elementary Campus News

Thursday, May 5, 2022

STAAR TESTING NEXT WEEK

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


Your child will benefit greatly by getting a restful night of sleep and having a good breakfast prior to taking the tests.

DEADLINE TOMORROW TO ORDER SNOW CONES FOR FIELD DAY

O'Dell Elementary Field Day will be Friday, May 20th, and Hairy Gorilla Snowballs will be here that day to serve special frozen treats. If your child would like to enjoy a snowball, you must pre-order it online through the MySchoolBucks store. Click on this link to order and make payment:

https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/getmain.action?clientKey=&requestAction=home

The cost is $2.00 per snowball, and MySchoolBucks is the only approved method of payment. (Sorry, no cash or check accepted.)


The deadline to pre-order a snowball is Friday, May 6th. No late orders will be accepted.

2022-2023 EPI SCHOOL SUPPLIES PACKS FOR SALE

O'Dell PTA is selling school supplies kits for the 2022-2023 school year! Shop early and save by clicking on the link below! Enter the O'Dell school ID, ODE018 (3 letters/3 numbers).


https://www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks/


School supplies kits will be delivered directly to O'Dell Elementary and will be in your child's homeroom classroom at Meet the Teacher Night on Monday, August 8th.

For questions, please contact Amber Dymek at : amberdymek@gmail.com.

Medications

Parents need to pick up medications from the nurse's office by 12:00 p.m. on the last day of school, Thursday, May 26th. They will not automatically be sent home with your child. Any medication that is not picked up will be discarded.

O'Dell Field Day-Friday, May 20th

STUDENTS SHOULD:

* Wear running shoes

* Dress appropriately for the weather

* Wear sunscreen

* Bring extra water bottles


CONCESSION STAND

O'Dell PTA will be selling Gatorade, bottled water, chips, Starbursts, Skittles, and sour candy at Field Day for $1.00 per item. Cash only.


PARENTS INVITED TO WATCH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Parents may attend Field Day to watch outdoor games and activities, only. (Schedule coming soon!) Parents will be required to check in at the sign-in table, however, visitors will not be allowed to enter the school building or go to the classrooms.

Special Olympics

Congratulations to our Special Olympics' athletes for finishing strong at their last Track & Field event last week at Anna High School Stadium. We want to say a big thank you to the staff, students, and community members in Anna for hosting us, and we are also grateful to Chick-Fil-A for providing a wonderful treat for our athletes. We appreciate Bobcat Moms for their continued contributions to our snack bags! Our team family of staff and peer helpers blessed us with their encouragement, flexibility with events, and dedication to the program.

Our Bobcats competed against athletes from: Anna, Bonham, Community, Denison, Howe, Lovejoy, Melissa, Pottsboro, Sherman, Van Alstyne and Whitewright. Each athlete competed in one Track event and one Field event.

Our athletes had the following finishing places:


Special Olympics' Track & Field Athletes

Jackson Coutts- 3rd place in 50M Dash


We are so proud of all of our athletes for their hard work, practice, and dedication to another amazing year of sports seasons! They truly know how to make an IMPACT!

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL AND EARLY RELEASE - THURSDAY, MAY 26TH

* Early dismissal begins at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26th.

* Lunch in homeroom classes at 10:15 a.m.

* Bus schedules will be adjusted to run for early release.

THE COUNSELOR'S CORNER

PERSEVERANCE CONVERSATION STARTER: Share a personal story of Perseverance with your child. What were your challenges? What or who helped you persevere? What tangible steps did you take? What lessons did you learn?

AMPED Running Club

Please click on the link to sign up your child for this at-home event.


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf50c93f5meTELXK3ktdogQGp11JzGOzIv8abeC5UEnZ2y49A/viewform

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O'Dell Elementary Campus Calendar

Click on the button to view upcoming events at our school.

Lunch Information

Menu for May 9-13

Monday - Chicken nuggets, Pepperoni pizza

Tuesday - Pepperoni pizza, Hamburger

Wednesday - Chicken strip melt, Pepperoni pizza

Thursday - Chicken sandwich, Corny dog

Friday - Popcorn chicken, Super nachos


1st Grade Visitor Lunch Sign-Up Genius - May

10:30-11:00 a.m.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4aaba829a5f85-1stgrade7


2nd Grade Visitor Lunch Sign-Up Genius - May

11:00-11:30 a.m.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4aaba829a5f85-2ndgrade7


3rd Grade Visitor Lunch Sign-Up Genius - May

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

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4aaba829a5f85-3rdgrade7


4th Grade Visitor Lunch Sign-Up Genius - May

12:00-12:30 p.m.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4aaba829a5f85-4thgrade7


5th Grade Visitor Lunch Sign-Up Genius - May

12:30-1:00 p.m.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4aaba829a5f85-5thgrade7


PLEASE NOTE: NOT EVERY DAY IS AVAILABLE FOR PARENTS TO VISIT THIS MONTH DUE TO STAAR TESTING, FIELD TRIPS, ETC.

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.