Our vision and mission is to provide a safe, high quality teaching and learning environment in which every student and teacher learns to collaborate, communicate, create, and think critically.
Today is Wednesday, September 28, 2016


  • Club Day

    Students are enjoying participating in a variety of clubs each Friday afternoon. Club Day is a great opportunity to participate in things that may not take place in the regular classroom, such as programming robots, completing puzzles, working with younger students, and much more!


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  • Spelling Bee Winners

    The Fall 2016 O.W. Dillon Spelling Bee was held on Friday, September 23rd in the O.W. Dillon gym. Students in grades 3-6 participated in the event. Pictured are Ronny Johnson, 1st place, 6th grade; Jasmine Bailey, 2nd place, 5th grade; Lada Young, 3rd place, 3rd grade. Jasmine and Lada are now eligible to represent O.W. Dillon at the parish fair spelling bee next week.


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  • Tiger Tender

    New in the Dillon Dollar Store this week is the Tiger Tender Table! These items can only be purchased with Tiger Tender, distributed only by Mr. Wallace!


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  • PTA


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  • PBIS Store

    The PBIS Dillon Dollar Store is now open for business! Students will have an opportunity to visit and spend Dillon Dollars (earned this school year) every Friday. Click here for more pictures!


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  • Town Hall

    On Wednesday, August 31st a town hall assembly was held with 5th and 6th grade students to give our students an opportunity to ask members of the police force and government in Kentwood and Tangipahoa questions regarding "Black/Blue/All Lives Matter."



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  • Pre-K

    Attention parents! We have openings in our Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2016-17 school year! The eligibility requirements are:

    • Child must be 4 years old by September 30, 2016
    • Must meet income eligibility requirements
    • Must be potty-trained
    • Priority is given to students who qualify for free or reduced price lunch

    For more information come by the school or call the school office at (985) 229-8225.


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  • 4H

    The Tangipahoa Parish 4-H organization delivered book sacks filled with school supplies to first grade teachers at O.W. Dillon on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. They wanted to make sure our students had everything they need upon their return to school this week. Pictured are, from left to right, Megan Roberts, 4-H Associate Extension Agent; Henrietta Vernon, Lead Teacher; Karen Smith, teacher; Virginia Givens, teacher; Lindsey Pennington, teacher; Kelly Ollar, assistant principal; JoAnna Pesson, Parish 4-H Chairperson; Hugh Wallace, Principal; James Pesson, 4-H representative.


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  • Welcome group

    Chief Administrative Officer Joe Thomas, Butch Robinson of the Roseland Police Department, School Board Member Walter Daniels, Parish President Robby Miller, Principal Hugh V. Wallace, III, Charles Terrell, former Superintendent of Tangipahoa Parish School District Louis Joseph, mayor of Kentwood Irma Gordon, Irma Clines and Chris Chaplin all came out to O.W. Dillon Leadership Academy to welcome students to school on the first day of the 2016-17 school year. Thanks to everyone for helping us welcome our students back to school!

    Click here for more photos!





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September 26th:     
PTA Meeting-5:00 p.m. 
September 30th: 
Fair Day, no school
October 3-7th: 
PBIS Spirit Week
October 17th: 
Professional Development Day, no school for students
November 8th: 
Election Day, no school