Elementary School News
The Grade 2 Grandparents' Day scheduled for today (11/27) will still take place. The note that was sent home indicated that it will now begin at 1:30pm due to the 2 hour delay.
The Orrville Elementary PTO will be hosting the annual Penguin Patch / Holiday Shop and bake sale on Friday December 13th from 6-8pm and Saturday December 14th from 9am-12pm. Guests may park in the big parking lot off of Ella St. and enter door #4. We hope you can attend!
After reading the story "Who Works Here?" about community helpers, Miss Swejk's first grade class welcomed four special guests on November 15 to talk to the class about their jobs in the community. Chase Stanton's mother, Jamie, talked to the class about her job as a nurse and even showed them how to perform CPR.
David Koteles, a Fourth Grade student at Orrville Elementary School, was selected as the October citizen of the month. He is being recognized under Mayor Handwerk’s Good Citizen Program to acknowledge that good character at school also makes a good citizen for the City of Orrville.
Lillian Smale, a Second Grade student at Orrville Elementary School, was selected as the October citizen of the month. Lillian is being recognized under Mayor Handwerk’s Good Citizen Program to acknowledge that good character at school also makes a good citizen for the City of Orrville.
The Fourth Graders of Orrville Elementary School performed their fall concert “The Light that Shines in Me” on Tuesday November 19, 2013. The students presented unison and 2-part music from a variety of styles. Each piece reflected a difference mood, expression or skill and had a theme of “light”.
Veterans packed the cafeteria to be celebrated by students at Orrville Elementary School on Monday, Nov.11, 2013. A program began with the presentation of colors by the Student Council. Patriotic songs & poetry readings were performed by kindergarteners, first, and second graders. The program was followed by the annual Veterans' Day parade led by the OHS March
Fourth graders began their science classes this year by completing a team challenge . Working together encourages the sharing of ideas and the development of listening skills . This is called cooperative learning, one of the common core standards for fourth grade science. The Task:
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Orrville Middle School will open for walking on Monday through Thursday beginning November 1, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Please use the door near the cafeteria (off Elm Street) located at the north side of the building . Children should be supervised at all times. The Middle School will be closed for walking if school is not in session.
The Orrville City Schools have been selected as a 2013 Ohio District of Character for its quality implementation of a character education program and developing those traits in young people. This state designation afforded the school district the privilege of being considered for a National District of Character award. After initial considerat