Join us for the 129th Commencement Ceremony of Odessa High School
as we celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2019.
|Baccalaureate||Senior Awards Night||Graduation Ceremony|
|Sunday, May 5, 2019, 2 pm||
Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6:30 pm
| Thursday, May 9, 2019,
|OHS Gymnasium||OHS Gymnasium||Univ. of Central MO, Multi-Bldg.|
|713 S. Third Street
Odessa, MO 64076
|713 S. Third Street
Odessa, MO 64076
|500 S. Washington Street
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Seniors that have successfully completed all graduation requirements set forth by the Missouri State Department of Education and/or the Odessa R-VII Board of Education and have satisfied financial obligations to OHS will receive their diploma certificate at the commencement ceremony.
The cumulative GPA determines the designation, as shown in the table below. These honor designations are recognized at senior awards night and commencement. Honors graduates receive a medallion keepsake and wear gold honor cords at commencement.
|3.67 - 3.84||cum laude||Bronze|
|3.85 - 3.99||magna cum laude||Silver|
|4.0 or Above||summa cum laude||Gold|
Congratulations as you take the final steps toward graduation!
Click HERE to view Commencement Message from the Principal
Click HERE to view Graduate Events Calendar - May 2019
Directions to UCM Multi-Purpose building for graduation: As you enter Warrensburg, turn right (west) on Young Street (Business 50). Go to the bottom of the hill and turn left (south) on Washington Street (by old Lotspiech car dealership). Follow Washington until you see the Multi-Purpose building on your right (500 N. Washington Ave.)
Due to the recent inclement weather days, the following includes the make-up day schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. The district will continue to follow the scheduled make-up days noted on the school calendar. According to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education regulations, we are required to make up the first 7 days. After the seventh day is missed and beyond (up to the fourteenth day), every other day is forgiven.
INCLEMENT WEATHER DAY MAKE-UP DAY
November 26, 2018 May 20, 2019
November 27, 2018 May 21, 2019
November 28, 2018 May 22, 2019
January 14, 2019 May 23, 2019
January 23, 2019 May 24, 2019
January 30,2019 May 28, 2019
January 31, 2019 May 29, 2019
February 6, 2019 May 29, 2019
February 7, 2019 May 30, 2019
February 8, 2019 May 30, 2019
February 20, 2019 May 31, 2019
February 27, 2019 May 31, 2019
March 4, 2019 June 3, 2019
The Odessa R-VII Public Foundation Board of Directors presented teacher grants on Friday, February 22, 2019. Twelve grant applications were approved. Grants (totaling $7,635.33) were distributed to the following staff members by the Odessa R-VII Foundation Board of Directors.
Congratulations to the following recipients:
|Tresina Alvested/Amanda Rouillard||(Boardmaker)||$550.00|
|Amanda Rouillard||(Speech Box App)||$159.98|
|Alicia Painter||(Thriving Through Sensory Learning)||$686.36|
|Wendy Reynolds||(Hands-On Learning Activities and Theme Boxes)||$750.00|
|Odessa Upper Elementary|
|Kristi Bieri/Amanda Pierce/Britany Majkowski||(Fit Fun Activities Improving Physical Fitness)||$750.00|
|Diamond Miller/Glenda Weber||(Boogie Boarding Into Writing)||$750.00|
|Robin Smith||(All Aboard the Jefferson City Field Trip)||$750.00|
|Odessa Middle School|
|Candice Bradley||(Flexible Seating)||$750.00|
|Tami Grubb||(Empowering and Engaging Students with Flexible Seating)||$750.00|
|Odessa High School|
|Andrea Birdsong||(Graphic Novel Library/Class Set)||$633.99|
|Harry Hamblin||(OHS Choir Room Technology Update)||$355.00|
Foundation Teacher Grant Recipient in Memorial to Sherry L. Billings in the amount of $1,000.00, was awarded at the Foundation Gala on April 6, 2019, to Wendy Bross, OMS Music Instructor.