Our mission is to provide a
high quality teaching and
learning environment in
which every student learns to
collaborate, communicate,
create, and think critically.

 

Today is Saturday, November 22, 2014

READ!
Attention Parents of children in PreK-3rd grade.  Did you know that the simple act of reading with your child can help them reach their potential and find success in school and in life?  Just 20 minutes a day can make a huge difference!  Please find time to read with your child--not as part of their homework, but for fun
Click here for some great lists of high frequency words you can download. 

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announcements

  • Book Fair
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    Thanks to everyone who attended the 2014 Thanksgiving Luncheon! 
     
    Please take a moment to enjoy this poem, "Last Thanksgiving," performed by Mrs. Wilson's 1st grade students.
     
     
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  • On November 18th Honor Roll students and those with perfect attendance for the 2nd six weeks were recognized.  There were also two drawings for bike winners--one in each category.
     

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  • Walk in the PARCC
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                    Honor Roll  
     
     
     
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  • Ronald McDonald visited O.W. Dillon on Wednesday, November 5th.  Students enjoyed an entertaining session teaching them how to deal with bullies.
     
     
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  • Special thanks to the Kentwood Rotary Club for donating dictionaries to our 3rd grade students!

     
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  • Students in Mrs. Taylor's 6th grade ELA class have been reading a story involving volcanoes.  On Friday, October 10th students took their volcanoes outside and using a variety of methods, got to see their volcanoes erupt.
     
     
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Field Day
Students who saved 100 Dillon dollars over the 2nd six weeks were able to participate in PBIS Fall Fun, Food, and Field Day on November 21st.  Students had a great time!
 
PARCC night  
Thanks to all the parents who came out for Walk in the PARCC night! 
 Counselors
TPSS Counselors visited O.W. Dillon to talk to 4th-6th grade students about bullying.  Pictured are students in Mrs. Taylor's ELA class.                                                                                     Dental screening
 
The Louisiana Seals Smiles program visited O.W. Dillon at the end of October to give free dental health screenings to students, including a protective sealant to select grade levels.
 
meeting  
 
Teachers recently participated in a faculty meeting after school. Teachers received lesson plan information and discussed ways to improve student achievement.

Reminder
 
 
November 24th-28th:
 
Thanksgiving Holiday-no school
 
December 12th:
 
Nutcracker field trip for grades 2-6