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Road Construction on Elm Street (10/27 - 10/30)

Beginning October 27, Elm Street will be reduced to one lane Northbound beside Orrville Middle School. The construction will change traffic patterns for student pick up and drop off for all 3 buildings.

Ohio Alerts

Ohio Alerts (text system) is going through an upgrade over the next couple months.  During that time, reliability for receiving messages is medium to low.  Therefore, all parents are reminded to make sure your child’s school office has the most up-to-date primary phone number for our local messaging system, which is an automated phone call.      &nbs

Pumpkin Science!

Students in Miss Bishop's Kindergarten class performed several experiments with Pumpkins.

We held a contest for the best pumpkin design and the winning creations were then transformed into Jack-o-Lanterns.  

"The Buzz" October Newsletter

The October Newsletter "The Buzz" is now available.

Academic Honors for the First Nine Weeks

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

Responsible Red Riders Homework Club- 1st 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 first grading period.

First Nine Weeks Perfect Attendance

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

Traffic Alert

The City of Orrville will be reducing Elm Street to one lane, northbound, beginning Monday, October 27th through Thursday, October 30th.  This will affect how our buses approach our building for drop off and pick up.  We are asking parents that use the east side of the building for AM drop off and PM pick up use the following guidelines:

Scavenger Hunt in the Park

Kindergarten students in Miss Bishop and Mrs. Jones's classes went to Orr park for a fall scavenger hunt.  Students enjoyed walking through the paths in the lower park looking for ten different nature items including a two-colored leaf, a pinecone, and a bug with six legs.  When all items were found, students took advantage of the warm day and spent a few extra minutes playing at the park.

Our photo gallery has more pictures of the Kindergarten Scavenger Hunt!


Showing Good Character Yesterday...Today...Tomorrow

Orrville City Schools celebrated the 2014 Character Education Week September 26th- October 6th.  The theme this year, Showing Good Character Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, is in support of the city’s 150th anniversary and the history of the Heartland Education Community.

Fire Safety at OES

Once again Chief Ballentine and the Orrville Fighters allowed to OES to have a great Firefighter Phil Assembly.  Mr. Michael was this year’s presenter.  He began the show with various magic tricks gaining the attention of the students and tricking them a few times, too.  Mr.

September 1st Grade Citizen of the Month

Jose Martinez Diego, a First Grade student at Orrville Elementary, was selected as the September 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.

September 4th Grade Student of the Month

Chase Hutson, a Fourth Grade student at Orrville Elementary, was selected as the September 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.

Box Tops for Education

Our first collection of Box Tops for the 2014-2015 school year will be October 31st.  Please remember to write your child's names or initials and the homeroom on the back of each BoxTop so that your child has the opportunity to be in the drawing for a prize each month. 

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!

Family Wellness Walks

First National Bank is interested in the health of its employees and the communities it serves.  We are excited to sponsor (4) Family Walks during the month of September.

End of the Day Dismissal Procedures

We appreciate the support of everyone in order to make dismissal quick and easy for everyone.  Please review the attached procedures for the end of the day pick up for our students.  Thank you! 


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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. 


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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