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Kristi Bieri Receives "Making A Difference" Award

Congratulations to Odessa Upper Elementary School, Physical Education Teacher, Kristi Bieri.  Mrs. Bieri has been chosen as the April “MAKING A DIFFERENCE” award winner for the Odessa R-VII School District. The District is excited to honor staff members who go above and beyond the call of duty through the "Making a Difference" recognition program!  Each month (September-April) either a certified or classified employee will be honored for their part in implementing our district mission of preparing each student for a successful future. 

Below are some of the examples, given by those who nominated her, of how she "Makes A Difference":

  • She has been dedicated to the students of Odessa for over 20 years.

  • She is dedicated, passionate and has a love for kids and teaching.

  • She believes in building relationships with students and peers.

  • She has created a fun atmosphere in the gym while providing structure, high energy, and high expectations.

  • She has taken physical education to a new level with her efforts inside and outside the classroom.  She has done an amazing job leading the Health Moves Mind initiative, raising thousands of dollars.

With her dedication to students and student health, in school and outside of school, she has defined what it means to MAKE A DIFFERENCE everyday.


Click below to watch video clip of presentations.

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