Goodwill Earth Day Donation Drive May 4-8, 2015
Goodwill reached out to OES to partner for a Goodwill Earth Day Drive. This clothing drive gave our students and community a chance to recycle clothing and give back to those in need. As a school we collected an amazing 927 bags of clothing to donate! It was a huge success and Goodwill appreciated our donation! Great job OES!
National School Counseling Week Feb 2 -6, 2015
This is a week where school counselors advocate for their positions and also show appreciation for all those who support the school counseling program! One of the things that was school-wide this week were Counselor's challenges. Each day students & staff had a challenge presented on the morning announcements. The challenges were:
Monday: (Snow day)
Tuesday: Thankfulness - tell someone thank you / show appreciation
Wednesday: Kindness - do three kind acts for other people
Thursday: Friendship - learn two new things about someone you don't know well
Friday: Fill a bucket Friday - give a compliment to five different people
Pennies for Patients Jan 26 - Feb 12, 2015
Red Ribbon Week October 20-24, 2014
Red Ribbon Week is a week where people, schools, and communitites unite and take a visible stand against drugs. At the elementary level, Red Ribbon Week is a week where we focus on healthy habits and choices, and pledging to be drug free.
Week Theme: "I believe in me, drug free!"
Monday: RED-dy, set, go! Dream, believe, and achieve... Be drug free, Wear Red
Tuesday: Team up against drugs, Wear your favorite team
Wednesday: Color my world drug free, Wear BRIGHT colors
Thursday: We have the power to say no! Dress like a superhero
Friday: Orange you glad you're drug free? Wear Otsego Orange
In addition to the themes, we had a Hygiene Drive for the Otsego Food Pantry. 11 full paper boxes of items were donated!