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Today is Friday, August 26, 2016


  • 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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  • School

    The office of O.W. Dillon is now open for any parents needing to complete registration.

    Click here for information regarding students displaced by recent flooding.

    All students in grades 1-6 will return to school on Wednesday, August 24th. 

    August 31st - Pre-K girls and Kindergarten boys

    September 1st - Pre-K boys and Kindergarten girls

    All Pre-K and Kindergartners will attend on Friday, September 2nd. 


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  • Pre-K

    Pre-K Orientation will be held on
    Tuesday, August 30th at 10:00 a.m.

    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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  • School pictures

    Bring your best smile! Picture day is coming! Date TBA


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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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August 24th:
School reopens for 1st-6th grade students 
August 30th:
Pre-K Orientation, 10:00 a.m. 
August 31st: 
Pre-K girls and Kindergarten boys attend
September 1st: 
Pre-K boys and Kindergarten girls attend 
September 2nd: 
All Pre-K and Kindergarten students attend 
August 29-September 9th: 
i-Ready Diagnostic Testing (1st-6th grades)
September 5th: 
Labor Day, no school
September 23rd:     
School Spelling Bee
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