Brad Briscoe – Odessa High School Assistant Principal (2015-16) Mr. Briscoe has served the Macks Creek R-V School District as an Activities Director, Physical Education Teacher and Basketball Coach for the past seven years and served two years at the Bradleyville School District as a Physical Education Teacher and Coach. . . .
Dear Parents, Kindergarten screenings will be held the week of April 13 th -17 th , 2015 at McQuerry Elementary. All children who will be 5 years old on or before July 31st, 2015 are eligible for kindergarten. Every child will need to go through the screening process. A parent or guardian . . .
The Odessa R-VII Public Foundation Board of Directors cordially invite all patrons and staff members to attend the Twelfth Annual Foundation Gala and Hall of Fame Induction Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Odessa Middle School Gymnasium, beginning at 5:00 p.m. (social period) and 6:00 p.m. (dinner and induction). . . .
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. The following is the make-up schedule for inclement weather days missed : Days Missed Make-Up Days February 5 April 7 If additional inclement weather days are needed, we will follow the 2014 - 2015 district calendar. Please do not hesitate to . . .
March 17 through April 30, 2015 Evenings 6:00-8:30 p.m. Odessa High School 713 S. Third Street Odessa Middle School 607 S. Fifth Street Please click on the course catalog link to view the classes being offered along with their description, class dates and times. Our mission is to promote opportunities for adult learners to engage, enrich and empower their lives through learning. ADULT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION COURSE CATALOG, SPRING 2015 Sign-up now! Five ways to enroll: Enroll Online ON-LINE ADULT EDUCATION . . .
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 . . .
The Odessa R-VII Public Foundation Board of Directors presented teacher grants on Friday, February 13, 2015. Ten grant applications were approved. Grants (totaling $7,199.98) were distributed to the following staff members by the Odessa R-VII Foundation Board of Directors. Congratulations to these recipients: Heather Cobb and Nicole Search – McQuerry Elementary - $499.99. The grant will be used to purchase the Adventure to Fitness Online Program at McQuerry. Herb Schell – McQuerry Elementary - $750.00. The grant will be . . .
Congratulations to the OHS Wrestling Team for an outstanding season. The team finished the year as MRVC Dual and Tournament Champions; they had 9 state qualifiers, 7 state medalist, and 1 state champion. Dakota Miller won the 120 pound State Championship with a 7-3 decision over Peyton Smith from Savannah. Dakota finished the year 56-2 on the year and has 2 state titles and a 3rd place finish. Logan White, Brett Shull, and Jake Bartow all finished 4th. Austin Weygandt and Cole Stodghill finished 5th, . . .
November is National Novel Writing Month. This program was established back in 1993 and it is an nonprofit organization that seeks to empower authors of all ages. To validate their passion for writing and storytelling. Mrs. Hays has participated in NaNoWriMo for the past two years and having loved experiencing the thrill of writing 50,000 words in 30 days, she wanted to share that with the OMS students who have aspirations to be a writer as well. Now, 50,000 words is pretty steep for a middle school student. To modify accordingly, Mrs. Hays changed the . . .
Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015, the Odessa R-VII School District Child Care Center was recognized as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace at the Gold Level! Odessa, Missouri – The Odessa R-VII School District Child Care Center today joined a growing number of Missouri businesses by becoming a Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite . Breastfeeding friendly employers proactively support employees who choose to breastfeed their infants. They provide time, space and other benefits to maintain breastfeeding . . .
A second grade student at McQuerry Elementary , Trinley Alexander, placed 2nd in District 21 at the Senate Art Exhibit in Jefferson City, MO. The Senate Art Exhibit was e stablished in 2014, a joint effort between the Missouri Alliance for Arts Education (MOAEE), the Missouri Art Education Association (MAEA), and sponsored by Senator David Pearce, the Senate Art Exhibit showcases fine arts programs in all 34 Senate Districts. The exhibit is located on the grounds of the Capitol in the hallway that leads from Senate parking to the Capitol . . .