Eighth grade TARGET students from Odessa Middle School attended the Kansas City Regional National History Day competition at William Chrisman High School in Independence on March 2, 2019.
Caitlyn Sanders took first place in the Junior Individual Exhibit category with her project, Little Rock Nine: Triumph and Tragedy of Integration. Emma Casebeer took third place with her project, Hyatt Regency Skywalk Collapse: Architectural Triumph Turns Devastating Tragedy. Both students advance to state competition, which will be held at the University of Missouri-Columbia, on April 27, 2019.
The Odessa R-VII Public Foundation Board of Directors cordially invite all patrons and staff members to attend the Sixteenth Annual Foundation Gala and Hall of Fame Induction on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the Odessa Middle School Gymnasium, beginning at 5:00 p.m. (Social Period) and 6:00 p.m. (Dinner and Hall of Fame Induction).
The 2018-2019 Hall of Fame Inductees honoring health care professionals: Wayne Boydston, M.D. and Catherine Boydston, M.D. (Memorial); Beth (Watkins) Frost, D.O.; Jerry Haney, D.D.S.; Burney Miller, M.D. and Nancy Miller, R.N., and Max Starns, R.Ph. and Elizabeth Starns (Memorial). This year’s theme is “A Caring Commitment.”
Gala tickets are available at $40.00 (each) and may be purchased at the Central Administrative Office.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering to judge at out 2019 Senior Project Community Night. This will be held on Thursday, April 18th.
The schedule for the evening is as follows:
Senior Project Visual Aid Open House in the OHS Gym 5:00-5:45
Complimentary Judge Dinner in the OHS Commons 5:00-6:00
Judge Information Meeting in the OHS Commons 5:30-5:45
Judging of Senior Projects (in various assigned rooms) 6:00-8:00
We are in need of volunteers to help judge our senior presentations that evening. If you are interested, please fill out the Senior Project Judge Form.
Please note that once you have signed up we are counting on you to judge. If at any time you must cancel, please email: email@example.com
This year we will send a confirmation email to all judges by April 5th.
If you do not receive an email, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for all your support, we have some great projects this year!
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019/ 4:30-7:15 pm
Lafayette County C-1 High School
807 A W. 31st, Higginsville, MO 64037
4:45 - Walkaround Elmo from Sesame Street available for pictures.
5:15 Family present Walkaround Elmo
6:45 Breakout presentations
7:15 Farewell from Walkaround Elmo & parting gifts
Walk-ins are welcome, but please pre-register is required for box meal to be included.
Pre-Registration closes Thursday, March 21st
Walk-ins are welcome, but you must pre-register to be included in meal count to eat.
For more information:
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 Memorial to Sherry L. Billings in the amount of $1,000.00, will be awarded at the Foundation Gala on April 6, 2019.