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Summer Free Meal Program and Menu

Orrville Schools will be hosting a summer food program beginning June 8, 2015 and ending August 13, 2015 (Monday through Friday).  Meals will be served at Orrville Elementary School from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.  Meals for children ages 1 through 18 are free while adult lunches are $2.00.

Kindergarteners As Etomologists

Kindergarten students became entomologists as they observed caterpillars metamorphosis into butterflies through April and May.  Students practiced their writing skills as they carefully documented facts noting changes that occurred weekly in a science journal.  They also learned about the life cycle process and the importance of treating all living things with respect.

April Issue of "The Buzz"

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


Traveling Around the World

The third graders end their year of studying artists and art history by traveling "around the world" at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Please note that the museum is free and open to the public, and would be a wonderful summer day trip.

OAGBC Summer Learning Program

The Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club will be offering their summer learning PowerUp program again this year. It is open to any student entering Kindergarten through 4th grade. The program is designed to help keep students engaged over the summer and focused on education. The Students will play educational games and have hands on learning activities.


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 and New Student Registration 2015

Enrollments for students new to Orrville Schools for 2015-2016 will be done in the board of education office at the south end of Orrville High School.  You will also need to bring the following documentation with you:

Your child's birth certificate

Your child's immunization record

Your proof of residency  (utility bill, lease, etc.)

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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