Black History Program
The O.W. Dillon Black History Program will be held Thursday, February 28th at 1:00 in the school gym.
Mardi Gras Parade
O.W. Dillon PreK - 2nd grade students will participate in a parade at the school on Wednesday, February 27th. Students in 3rd through 6th grades will attend the parade.
Red and Pink Day
The Special Education department of O.W. Dillon would like to thank everyone for supporting their Red & Pink Dress Down Day fundraiser!
5th Grade Science
Mrs. Devona Sandifer-Sibley's fifth grade science students completed an activity on overfishing following a lesson on how humans impact earth's systems. The students learned a great deal, then had an opportunity to enjoy the fish (popcorn) they caught. Click here to see more pictures.
Mrs. Sandifer-Sibley's 5th grade students made ecosystems using 2-liter drink bottles.
Father Daughter Dance
Next month there will be a Father Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 9th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. All grade levels at O.W. Dillon are invited to attend. Tickets are $20 per ticket for 2 (Daddy & daughter). Each additional child or adult is $10. Price includes refreshments and pictures will be available for purchase.
The deadline to purchase tickets has been extended to Friday, February 9th in the O.W. Dillon front office.
O.W. Dillon reading teachers collaborated with ANet consultant Nicole Kusmirek to analyze data from the ELA LEAP 360 Interim assessment. Teachers evaluated student responses in order to determine next steps in meeting the needs of students. #tangiproud
Congratulations to the O.W. Dillon science fair winners! In 3rd grade, Rita Brown. In 5th grade, first place JaCorrius Williams, Kaden Reed, and Alonzo Ard. Second place Joshua Roberts, third place Devin Brown.
Pink Out Donation
In October, Mrs. Sheila Martin organized a Pink Out Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser and a portion of the proceeds was designated for donation to the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. Martin presented a donation check to Peggy, a Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center employee with funds donated by O.W. Dillon employees and students.
Celebration of Champions
There will be a parade honoring academic and athletic champions across Tangipahoa Parish on Saturday, February 9th at noon in Amite, Louisiana. Please join us to support our students!