The Odessa R-VII Public Foundation Board of Directors presented teacher grants on Friday, February 10, 2017. Twenty-three grant applications were approved. Grants (totaling $13,351.67) were distributed to the following staff members by the Odessa R-VII Foundation Board of Directors. Congratulations to these recipients: MCQUERRY . . .
The 14 th Annual Odessa R-VII Public Foundation Gala & Hall of Fame Induction will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the Odessa Middle School Gymnasium, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Each year, the Odessa R-VII Public Foundation recognizes individuals or groups who have provided outstanding contributions or . . .
The Odessa Daughters of the American Revolution ("Gilead Rupe Chapter") sponsors an essay contest each year. This year the theme was "Celebrating a Century of America's Parks". The 600 - 1000 word essay included a title page and a bibliography page. The students worked for . . .
Wylie Smith's art work has been selected for the 2017 Senate Art Exhibit. There is only one winner per Senate District, a total of 34 winners. Odessa is part of District 21 which includes Blue Springs, Lee's Summit, Kansas City, etc. Wylie is one of the youngest participants selected. 2nd grade artwork was submitted in March 2016 by McQuerry Elementary art teacher Herb Schell . Wylie Smith who is now a 3rd grader at Odessa Upper Elementary has been selected as the winner of District 21. There are 100's of schools . . .
Kindergarten screenings will be held the week of April 3rd -7th, 2017 at McQuerry Elementary. All children who will be 5 years old on or before July 31st, 2017 are eligible for kindergarten. Every child will need to complete the screening process. A parent or guardian will also need to attend to enroll the child that day. Starting March 1st, 2017 you can call 633-5334 to schedule an appointment for your child’s screening. At your child’s screening appointment, you will need to provide the following items: Proof of residency . . .
The Odessa R-VII School District offers the following methods to access information regarding school closings or cancellations. 1. Sign up for the Bulldog Alert. Information will be texted to your cell phone as soon as it is available. This is the fastest method of receiving school closing and cancellation information. To sign up for the Bulldog Alert or to update your information click BULLDOG ALERT . 2. Please check the scrolling banner at the top of the district web page. The scrolling banner will display . . .
As you are aware, we have experienced severe winter weather. It is always our first and foremost priority, to caution on the side of safety for our students and staff as we make the decision whether or not to conduct school. Below is the make-up schedule for inclement weather days missed : Date Missed Make-Up Date December 19 March 31 January 5 February 10 If additional inclement weather days are needed, we will . . .
Odessa R-VII CSIP (Comprehensive Improvement Pan) 054-041Odessa R-VII School District Odessa R-VII Mission Statement In partnership with its parents and communities, the mission of the Odessa R-VII schools is to provide educational opportunities for all students to achieve life-long learning skills through quality academic, vocational, and social educational experiences in a safe and nurturing environment. Odessa R-VII found the following critical issues to be the foci of our Needs Assessment. Click here to view the report in its entirety. Click . . .