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Senator LaRose Visits OES

On Thursday, April 9th, Orrville Elementary School fourth graders visited with our district’s Ohio State Senator, Frank LaRose.  Senator LaRose talked to 4th graders about becoming a Senator, how a bill becomes a law, and answered some questions that were prepared by the students.  During the school year, fourth graders learn many things about government such as what the state a

First Grade Bicycle Safety

First Graders learned the importance of bicycle safety at OES thanks to the joint efforts of the Orrville Police Department, Orrville Quota Club, and Aultman Orrville Hospital.  The students were taught hand signals and where to ride their bicycles when they are on the street.  The importance of bicycle helmets was emphasized.  To make sure all of our first graders are safe while

Signing Up for Our Newsletter

We are receiving some reports that people are having some difficulty getting our online newsletter.  Our newsletter is available here on our webpage, or you can sign up to have the newsletter delivered to your email address.  Instructions for signing up for "The Buzz":

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March OES Fourth Grade Citizen of the Month

Molly Moomaw, a Fourth grade student at Orrville Elementary, was selected as the March Citizen of the Month. She 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.

March OES Second Grade Citizen of the Month

Haydn Garrett, a Second Grade student at Orrville Elementary, was selected as the March Citizen of the Month. She is the daughter of Josh and Heather Garrett. Haydn 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.

Academic Honors for the Third Nine Weeks

The following students are being recognized for their achievement in academics.  OES is proud of their success. 

Responsible Red Riders Homework Club for the 3rd Nine Weeks

OES would like to congratulate the following 2nd through 4th grade students who have only missed 0-2 homework assignments during the entire third grading period.

Third Nine Weeks Perfect Attendance

OES is proud of our students who attended school every day on time in the third nine weeks!  Way to go!

PTO Discount Cards

Orrville PTO is once again selling Discount Cards through students at the Orrville Elementary and Middle Schools.  The cards can be purchased for $10.00 each and are active starting June 1st.  This year we have added 23 new businesses to the card.  A copy of the businesses partitcipating can be found below.  Our goal is to sell 1500 cards.  The money raised helps the PT


March Issue of "The Buzz"

The March issue of "The Buzz" is now available.  The April menu is also attached. 

OES First Grade Service Learning

Orrville Elementary students participate in grade level Service Learning Projects each year. Each project allows the students to actively practice the Word of the Month followed by reflection through writings and discussion.

Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures

Several concerns have arisen about drop off near Door 3 and the afternoon pick up at Door 2.  We have procedures in place that need to be followed to keep our children safe at all times.  Please make sure to review the procedures attached and share the information with anyone who is transporting your child.  The attached letter was also sent home with each child so that you have


Camp Invention Comes to Orrville

Be part of something BIG in 2015! We're proud to host Camp Invention, a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, locally during the week of June 15- June 19!


3rd and 4th grade PARCC Testing Schedule

The attachment lists the dates of the 3rd and 4th grade PARCC testing schedule for Feb –May for ELA and Math.  The dates are subject to change if it is necessary.   We only ask for our students to give their best effort.


Dismissal for K-2

We are asking parents to display the sign with your child’s last name in your front window in your vehicle from now on at dismissal time.  This will make our pick up line safer and more efficient.  Thank you for your help!

Testing Updates for Grade 3

House Bill 367 passed in the Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.  It is now awaiting the Governor’s signature.  This legislation has important implications for your Third Grade student. 

Testing Updates for Grades 3-4

The new PARCC assessment will replace the OAA( Ohio Achievement Assessment) this spring. Students will take a Performance Based Assessment and an End of Year Assessment between February and May.  Parents are encouraged to visit the PARCC website for additional information and practice tests. 

Program DVD's Available

Armstrong can make copies of the OES music programs for anyone that would like them.  They are $12 each.  Please send a check made out to Armstrong and a note of which program date they want to have.

Please send to the attention:

Andrew Knode

Local Programming Coordinator


1141 W. Lafayette Rd

Volunteers Welcome

Orrville Elementary School is seeking volunteers to participate in various activities throughout the year. These opportunities include, but are not limited to: Morning Programs Get Up & Go Riders!

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Lunch Prices: 2014-2015

On behalf of all of us, we thank you for the opportunity to serve breakfast and lunch to your children. We need to inform you that there are some new price changes for next school year, 2014-2015.


2014-2015 Supply List

The supply list for the 2014-2015 school year is now available. The list can be accessed through the Parent tab at the top of the page. 

Kindergarten Registration/Screening 2015

Kindergarten Screening and Registration will be held on May 5, 6, and 7, 2015 at Orrville Elementary School.  Please call the board of education office at 330-682-5811 to schedule a registration/screening time (see kindergarten flier).  Your child will need to accompany you to this appointment to be sc

2015-2016 Open Enrollment

Applications for open enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year will be accepted at the district office, 815 North Ella Street, Orrville, OH, beginning Monday, March 16.  Please remember to include proof of residency with your application.  Open Enrollment Form 2015-2016

844-SaferOH: Ohio's new school safety tip line

844-SaferOH – Ohio’s new school safety tip line – gives students, parents, teachers and school administrators a way to anonymously report student safety threats to school officials a


Orrville Middle School will open for walking on Monday through Thursday evenings beginning November3, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Please use the door near the cafeteria (off Elm Street) located at the north end of the building.  Children should be supervised at all times.  The Middle School will be closed for walking if school is not in session.


Ohio Alerts

We have subscribed to a free text/email service for schools, Ohio Alerts.  If you subscribe, you can receive an email or text message from the school when school is delayed, cancelled, etc….  Please see the following directions to subscribe:  Ohio Alerts' Directions

Two-Hour Delay Policy

The two-hour delay will be in effect in the case of inclement weather.   Please read following for additional information. Two Hour Delay Policy

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