Fourth Grade Finishes the Year with Fun!
The fourth graders had a busy last couple of days of school. On Monday, they had the opportunity to go to Classic Dairy with the Englemans. They were able to tour the farm, where they learned about the 7 breeds of dairy cows, the . . .
2nd Grade Field Trip
The 2nd graders went on a field trip to Morrill Hall and Homestead National Historical Park. The second graders enjoyed the many fossils and exhibits at Morrill Hall. We also watched a show at the planetarium. At Homestead, we learned about . . .
Preschool Visits the Dairy!
The Diller-Odell Preschool students got the opportunity to take a field trip to Classic Dairy. They learned so much on the field trip. They learned where milk comes from and the process it goes through to get to the . . .
First Grade Hospital Orientation
The First Grade class visited the Beatrice Community Hospital on Tuesday, April 25. During our visit we learned what it is like to be a patient in the hospital through role-playing. We viewed some . . .
4th Grade Easter Egg Hunt
The 4th-grade class enjoyed the weather before spring break with an Easter Egg hunt at the Diller park.
6th Grade Cheer on the Stars
The Sixth-grade class got to enjoy a fun day Wednesday, March 29 as they went to the Lincoln Stars hockey game. They enjoyed a great game where the Stars beat the Tri-City Storm 3-2. They got rowdy and cheered loudly.
Greetings from Mr. Denner's Title I Class!
It’s hard to believe that Spring has officially sprung, especially the way the weather has been recently. We had a wonderful 3rd quarter here in Title I. It’s great to be here at school working with the Title I students at . . .
Movie Night for Eden's Entourage
Members of Eden’s Entourage recently experienced a fun movie night together. Students enjoyed lemonade and popcorn with M&Ms, while watching the movie “Black Beauty”. The inspiration for the movie selection came . . .
Fifth Grade Learns about Aquifers
5th grade students have a visitor Penny Holtmeier from the Jefferson County Extension Office come to the classroom to teach them about Aquifers. They also got to make edible aquifers. Yummm! This will help them in their clean/dirty water . . .
3rd Grade Reading Buddies
3rd grade had the chance to read their finished Informational/Non-Fiction books with their kindergarten reading buddies.
100 Days of First Grade
The first graders celebrated the 100 th day of school on January 31. We had a fun day celebrating the number 100. We all brought a project made using 100 of the same item to share with the class. We wrote 100 rhyming words and made . . .
Preschool Fun in the Snow
The Preschool Class enjoyed the outdoors and went sledding this week.
Heart Word Magic
Have you heard your child say to you lately, “That’s a Heart Word!”? If you have an elementary school student in your household, there is a good chance you may have heard that . . .
"Eden's Entourage Hosts a Horse-drawn Wagon Ride"
4th and 6th-grade classes were given the opportunity to enjoy a ride around Diller in a horse-drawn wagon pulled by the Naber family Clydesdale's (King and Bobby). The wagon rides were made possible by Eden, Valerie, and . . .
Do ya wanna know a SECRET?? Well, if you are a kindergartener OF COURSE you do!! This is what Secret Stories counts on. The fact that kids can't wait to learn such things as digraphs, vowel pairs, and other decoding . . .
Fifth Grade Native American Homes
The fifth graders once again did their Native American homes where they could choose a specific type of house and build it from materials at home. They did a great job in building these houses.
4th Grade DL Science
The 4th-grade students are having their Distance Science lesson. They learned how to make multiple different figures with popsicle sticks and watched how the tension between the popsicle sticks created energy.
3rd Grade Jobs
Miss Haecker’s class works to earn class cash by doing their jobs throughout the day as part of their classroom community. One of the things that students can “buy” is to twin with the teacher. That’s what Ryleigh . . .
New Robotics Equipment!
The elementary library was delighted to receive new Bee-Bot coding and robotics equipment through a statewide robotics initiative. This robotics kit will help us meet the new computer science and technology education legislation . . .
2023 2nd Grade Community Birthday Calendars
Our community birthday calendars are created and we are ready to sell! The price is $2 and they are available from any second-grade student. We use the funds we raise to pay for our field trip and classroom supplies. Thanks for your . . .
3 - 6 Elementary Physical Education
3 - 6 Elementary Physical Education started the quarter with several activities that were based around teamwork, communication, and cooperation. The culminating activity for the students was Toxic River. The teams . . .
PreSchool with their Binoculars
The Preschool class explored with binoculars. They are enjoying the outdoors and decided to look and explore a different way. They made their own recycled binoculars to see items in a new way. The Preschoolers . . .
Eden's Entourage Does Friendsgiving
This past week, Eden and friends enjoyed a special afternoon in Lincoln. Members of Eden's Entourage started their afternoon with "Friendsgiving" and good conversation at Olive Garden. The group then enjoyed a nice . . .
3rd Grade Gratitude
3rd graders created gratitude mugs to share all the things they are grateful for during Thanksgiving season.
1st Grade Rap
First grade has been working hard learning their double facts. Enjoy the “Doubles Rap”! Jeanne Skidmore
Rett's Syndrome Awareness
Rett's Syndrome Awareness Month has been an amazing experience for our students, staff, and community. Take a moment to check out the video created by two of our students Emma & Rachel. Click on video to take you to the YouTube . . .
Getting Our Nails Done!!
Eden’s Entourage members celebrated Rett Syndrome Awareness month by taking a trip to our local salon, Blondie's, to get PURPLE pedicures! The ladies that participated enjoyed a fun afternoon full of pampering, . . .
Diller-Odell Elementary Student Support Team
An article was shared on our school website explaining the MTSS framework for Diller-Odell. An important piece of our Multi-Tiered System of Support is our Student Support Teams. We have a team in each of our . . .
1st Grade Math
How do you show a 2-digit number as tens and ones? The first grade has been busy learning numbers and place value. We are learning different ways to show the same number. We had a fun activity showing 4 different ways to show the same . . .
The 4th, 5th and 6th Grades Hone in Their Volleyball Skills
The students in grades 4-6 have been working the past few weeks on the different skills that are used in the game of volleyball. We started off the unit by learning how to bump/pass the . . .
3rd Grade Happenings!!!
The third grade enjoyed a writing celebration outside to wrap up their personal narrative writing!
2nd Grade News
The 2nd-grade class brainstormed the qualities of a good friend. We discussed the many different qualities that make our friendships special and important. The students then wrote five qualities they value in their friendships on a high five . . .
Back to School with Title I
WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!!! I’m excited for another school year here at Diller-Odell Elementary and hope that our students are as well. I know that summers go by very fast, but I feel like once school . . .
Fall Reading Testing
It is wonderful to finally be back together with the students and staff! It is always exciting to see the new faces, the familiar faces, and the exciting changes that took place in the building over the summer. . . .