Attention parents! During the book fair (November 30th-December 4th) parents are welcome to attend the book fair in the O.W. Dillon library between the hours of 1:30 - 3:00 (after signing in at the office).
Can't make it to the book fair, or want to shop early? Shop online now and receive free shipping to the school! Click the link above to access the book fair website.
Tangipahoa Chief-of-Police Darrell Martin visited Mrs. Haynes math class earlier this week. During his visit he read the book "Each Orange Had 8 Slices: A Counting Book" by Paul Giganti. The students silently read as he read aloud. He encouraged each student to reread as he asked questions which required attention to details. The class was also challenged to explain their reasoning. Before he left, he gave students honorary badges.
Today the O.W. Dillon Elementary National Junior Honor Society students brought greetings and care packages to the residents of Kentwood Manor. Click the image above to see more pictures.
While studying the theme Awesome Animals, Pre-K students in Mrs. Shelia Martin's class had a visit from Ms. Brandy Polk, 4th grade Math teacher and her pet bearded dragon "Josephine." The Pre-K students had a lot of fun.
The annual O.W. Dillon Book Fair will be held the week of November 30th - December 4th. Come ready to do some shopping!
Take a look at some pictures from the first three months of school.
Students have been visiting the Panda Cam Observation Station in Ms. Votaw's computer lab. There students watch a live webcam of panda mother Mei Xiang and her cub Bei Bei from the National Zoo in Washington D.C. Students record their observations in an observation log.
Ms. Peltier presented to faculty during the October PLC meeting on Thursday, October 22nd. She shared with teachers a site she uses to increase student engagement called "Plickers."
Teachers participated in Professional Development around the parish on Monday, October 19th. Science teachers from the north end of the parish attended a training at O.W. Dillon.