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Digital Citizenship

May 15, 2017

Students in grades K-6 have been learning about online safety.  Students participated in lessons throughout the year.  To culminate, the students either created projects about online safety or participated in a Breakout EDU game . . . read more

Autism Celebration at Elementary School

April 11, 2017

During the Autism Rally  on Friday, April 7th,  the Circle of Friends members presented skits they prepared.  The three skits shared messages about Autism, or how to be a friend with someone having a disability . . . read more

Flag Retirement Ceremony

April 11, 2017

Members from the Diller Legion performed a flag retirement ceremony at the elementary school April 6th.   read more

Griffins Compete at Reading Classics

March 31, 2017

The Diller-Odell Reading Classics team competed at the Beatrice Armory March 17th.  The competition consisted of  5 rounds with 10 questions in each round.  The 10th question was a current events question in every round. . . . read more

Diller-Odell Competes at ESU5 Elementary Quiz Bowl

March 6, 2017

    On Monday, February 20th ten 5th and 6th graders participated in the ESU 5 Elementary Quiz Bowl.  It was hosted by Thayer Central, and the participating schools were Bruning Davenport, Diller-Odell, Fairbury, Freeman, . . . read more

We Love Public Schools

February 24, 2017

On Valentine's Day the Diller-Odell Elementary Staff sported their "I Love Public Schools" t-shirts.  They posed for a group picture in front of the children's anti-bullying hands February bulletin board display. . . . read more

Artist in Residence Teaches About Pony Express

February 9, 2017

Artist in Residence, Mr. Thad Beach, spent the week teaching Diller-Odell Elementary students about the Pony Express and how to write songs.  All of the classes worked jointly in creating an original song titled Fast and Free.  . . . read more

It's Carnival Time!

Article by: Neleigh Weers

January 24, 2017

Diller-Odell’s Booster Club put on another great carnival for the elementary grades.  With help from the senior class running games,and the junior class running a concession stand, everyone from grades K-12 got involved.  . . . read more

Santa Squad

December 22, 2016

This year the sixth grade students became the Santa Squad.  The group of students collected donations and purchased a gift for every Diller-Odell student and staff member.  The Santa Squad delivered the gifts, along with . . . read more

Elementary Winter Program

December 13, 2016

The Elementary School Winter Program was held December 8.  Students shared songs they selected from their favorite holiday movies.  Band students showcased talent and musical growth in their performance. The favorite hit of the . . . read more

Third Grade Art Coloring Contest

December 6, 2016

Diller-Odell Art Club sponsored their annual Third Grade Art Coloring Contest.  All third grade art students colored a version of artist Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night.  The contest was lesson on texture, color, and art . . . read more

5th and 6th Graders Participate at Thayer Central Elementary Quiz Bowl

October 23, 2016

On Thursday, October 13th ten 5th and 6th Graders participated at the Thayer Central Elementary Quiz Bowl.  Besides the host school Thayer Central, there were 7 other schools involved.  Bruning Davenport, David City, Fairbury, . . . read more

2016 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day

October 17, 2016

Diller-Odell 3 rd  and 4 th  graders joined area students and enjoyed the 2016 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day at the Gage County Fairgrounds in Beatrice on October 13 th .  There were 152 students in attendance.  The . . . read more

Fire Safety Week

October 11, 2016

Jeff Nelson, Diller Fire Department Fire Chief, visited the Diller-Odell Elementary on Tuesday, October 11, for fire safety week.  Jeff brought a fire truck and showed the students a variety of equipment that is used by the . . . read more

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