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Diller-Odell

Elementary School

December Student of the Month

Lane is a hard-working, motivated, and kind young man.  He works hard in the classroom each and every day.  He is the model griffin student as he works hard to be respectful, responsible, and safe.  . . .

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November Student of the Month

Mason is our November Student of the Month.  He comes to school every day eager and ready to learn. He works well with his peers and is always willing to help others.  Mason is always willing to work hard and go above and beyond. He . . .

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October Student of the Month

Beau is the October SOTM Beau is a respectful, responsible, and safe second grader. He works hard every day and always gives his best effort. He is a good class leader and is kind to his classmates. He is helpful and always tries to . . .

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Jefferson County Spelling Bee

The Jefferson County Spelling Bee was held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at the Jefferson County Fairground.  The 5th and 6th graders competed in the morning going 13 rounds spelling 10 words per round before all the places were . . .

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September Student of the Month

 Lily Ebeling is our September Student of the Month.  She comes to school every day and loves to be here. Lily works hard and will always try her best. She truly represents what it means to be a Griffin!  She comes to school . . .

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4th Grade Distance Learning Science in Person

One of ESU5's Distance Learning Science teachers came down to the Elementary for an in-person lesson.  The students were able to do hands-on activities learning about vortex cannons and how air movement works.  

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New K-5 Math Program: Reveal Math

After an almost two year process of reviewing new math curriculum options, the Diller-Odell elementary staff has implemented Reveal Math as our new program in grades K-5. The review was guided by resources from the Nebraska Instructional . . .

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Lunch with Grandma and Grandpa

The elementary students were greeted at lunch today by by some special guests.  Diller-Odell Elementary opened their doors for grandparents to come and have lunch with their grandchildren and even stay for a little recess.  A . . .

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August Student of the Month

Libby does things the Griffin way - Respectful, Responsible, and Safe.  She is a hard worker and always does her best on her work. She also treats people with kindness and respect.  Congratulations Libby!!!

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Sunnys Ice Cream Reading Challenge

This year, students will have the chance to earn a monthly free treat from Sunnys in Odell for completing a monthly reading goal. Students in PK-6 will have a calendar sent home each month with a total books/minutes/pages read goal. If . . .

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Eden's Entourage

  Eden is a 6th Grader at Diller-Odell Elementary.  Eden has been diagnosed with Rett Syndrome.  Rett syndrome is a rare genetic neurological disorder that occurs almost exclusively in girls and affects their ability to . . .

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Eden's Entourage Holds Ice Cream Fundraiser

Members of Eden's Entourage kicked off the school year with an ice cream fundraiser at the elementary open house.  Ice cream sandwiches and popsicles were available for families to purchase as they visited classrooms and . . .

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ESU to Host Reading Rally Next Spring

  In light of the indefinite cancellation of the long held Reading Classics local and state tournaments, media specialists from across ESU 5 have begun planning a Reading Rally for next spring to take its place. Book lists were . . .

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