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March is Reading Month

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Reading is celebrated across the nation during the month of March. Oregon-Davis has many activities planned in our buildings, but you can also celebrate at home with your student. Here are some great ways to incorporate reading into the month of March, and beyond.

  1.      Go Book Shopping. This can be done anywhere from Barnes & Noble, Amazon or the library. Ask friends, librarians and teachers for some great book recommendations.
  2.      Get Comfortable. Designate a special spot in your house for reading. Fill it with pillows, blankets and books. It doesn’t have to be big.
  3.      Set Aside Family Reading Time. It is a lot easier to get everyone reading if everyone is doing it together. Set aside a designated amount of time each night. This may include reading a book as a family or everyone reading on their own.

4.      Celebrate With a Movie. As a family you can choose a book that also has a movie. After you read the book together, you can all settle in and watch the movie together. You can even have a discussion about which one you thought was better and why.

This Month Students will Take the ISTEP+

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This month students will be taking the ISTEP+ assessment. While teachers have been dedicated to preparing students academically for this test, parents have a role in the test taking process as well. Please make sure your child receives the following on test days:

*Make sure your child gets enough sleep on the night before the test

*Make sure your child eats a healthy breakfast

*Keep a positive attitude about assessments

*Talk about the assessment with your child, as this can reduce stress

*Encourage your child to do their best

We wish the best of luck to all students taking the ISTEP+ this month.

eLearning Days are Coming

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Oregon Davis School Corporation is committed to challenge and prepare our students with skills for the 21st century.  Four major 21st century skills include communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.  Additionally with these skills, Oregon Davis School Corporation is dedicated to provide a rigorous and relevant curriculum that is planned, student-centered, technology infused, and research-based for the success of all of our students.

In the past year, Oregon Davis School Corporation utilized eLearning Days in the event of inclement weather.  We will not continue this procedure; rather, we will utilize scheduled eLearning Days.  The scheduled eLearning Days will allow our staff and students to plan and prepare for this off-campus experience.

Oregon Davis School Corporation has scheduling eLearning Day for the spring semester which will include the following scheduled snow make-up dates:

– Monday, February 20, 2017

– Monday, April 17, 2017

The two scheduled snow make-up days are due to closing school on Friday, September 23, 2016 and Monday, December 19, 2016.

Information from the building level and each classroom will be forthcoming to each parent on the lessons and expectations for each day.  Contact Mr. Bennett, Mr. Pletcher, or myself if you have any questions regarding eLearning Days.

— Dr. Donald E. Harman, Superintendent

Jr./Sr. High Students of the Month

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od-jr_sr-highCongratulations to our Students of the Month for November! We are proud to recognize these students for doing good things in the classroom. The students and their nominating teachers are listed below. Great Job!! We are BOBCATS: Bringing Our Best Character, Attitude, Teamwork, and Scholarship!

Teacher — Student

Mrs. Ash — Lauryn Edwards

Mr. Ash — Dylan Murphy

Ms. Bajgrowicz — Hope Stone

Mrs. Bope — Rico Povinelli

Mrs. Budka — Garrete Bartlett

Mr. Carlin — Emily Niles & Becky Pucel

Mr. Dance — Dustin Allen

Mr. Eskridge — Taylor Stewart

Mrs. Hinton — Faith Stone

Mr. Hogan — Logan Trott

Mr. Hollenbaugh — Sam Hayes

Mr. Hummel — Brenden Kratzchmar

Mr. Johnston — Justus Crum

Mr. Klinedinst — Emily Cociorvan & Reagan Grosselin

Miss Lester — Danielle Pinkham

Mr. Marsh — Mercedes Rhodes

Mr. Phillips — McKenzie Ramey

Mr. Rountree — Elaine Zebell

Mrs. Shipley — Steven Stacy

Miss Vogel — Alexis Krock

Mr. Wolff — Lauryn Edwards

eLearning Days are Coming

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Oregon Davis School Corporation is committed to challenge and prepare our students with skills for the 21st century.  Four major 21st century skills include communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.  Additionally with these skills, Oregon Davis School Corporation is dedicated to provide a rigorous and relevant curriculum that is planned, student-centered, technology infused, and research-based for the success of all of our students.

In the past year, Oregon Davis School Corporation utilized eLearning Days in the event of inclement weather.  We will not continue this procedure; rather, we will utilize scheduled eLearning Days.  The scheduled eLearning Days will allow our staff and students to plan and prepare for this off-campus experience.

Oregon Davis School Corporation has scheduling eLearning Day for the spring semester which will include the following scheduled snow make-up dates:

– Monday, February 20, 2017

– Monday, April 17, 2017

The two scheduled snow make-up days are due to closing school on Friday, September 23, 2016 and Monday, December 19, 2016.

Information from the building level and each classroom will be forthcoming to each parent on the lessons and expectations for each day.  Contact Mr. Bennett, Mr. Pletcher, or myself if you have any questions regarding eLearning Days.

— Dr. Donald E. Harman, Superintendent

Pawsitively Awesome Students

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od-november-updateThe “Positively AWESOME Student” for the month of November is Emeline Nummery. Great job to all of our students that were nominated.

Congratulations to our “Positively AWESOME Students” for the month of November: Coleton Wilson, Lauren Siroky, Tyler Maiella, Nevaeh Arnold, Kyra McGann, Axel Clemons, Nathan Cooke, Landon Guzak, Andrew Siroky, Caiden Wilson, Audrey Peer, Isabella Bennett, Emeline Nunnery, Isabelle Blosser, Kerstyn Craft, Sammy Bradley, Alexis Pitts, Russell Barker, Emma Drake.

December 3 Basketball Game

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In 2007, the Oregon-Davis boys and girls basketball teams made history by becoming the first team in Indiana history to win the boys and girls basketball state championship in the same year.  On December 3, 2016, we will be honoring all of the state championship teams. This will include the 2007 boys, 2007 girls and the 2014 girls state championship teams. The teams will dedicate the newly constructed trophy case to the community. The game on December 3, 2016, will be a boys game vs John Glenn. The ceremony will take between the Junior Varsity and Varsity games. Tip off time for that Junior Varsity game is 5:00 CST.