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Diller-Odell

Elementary School

Fun in the Sun

Third grade enjoys the sunshine on their last few days of the school year! Happy summer break to all my amazing students this year. Mrs.Heble

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Grass Growing Griffins!

The 4th graders have been hard at work studying erosion and runoff. The class is now taking on the challenge of growing grass in front of the elementary school. With teamwork, the 4th-grade class aerated the area, spread grass seed, and will . . .

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Money Matters!!

First State Bank, out of Beatrice Nebraska, came to talk with third graders about money management and savings. The kids got to partake in a fun game where they got the chance to “buy” items or save their money for double the . . .

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Preschool Field Trip

The Diller-Odell preschool class went on a field trip to Engelman Dairy, north of Diller.   The preschool students learned all about the dairy.  They learned where our milk comes from, and the tools used for milking . . .

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I Am a Proud American

Kindergarten took advantage of the month of February and Presidents Day to learn some facts about 2 very important leaders of our country and also to learn the names of the coins we use, their value, and the presidents and symbols that make . . .

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GREETINGS FROM MR. DENNER’S TITLE I CLASS!!

It’s hard to believe it, but we’re almost to Spring and that means we’re about to the end of the 3 rd quarter of the school year.  Here at school, we are staying busy working on skill-building and continuing growth . . .

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Kindergarten Crafts

In January, I got to start spending some time with the kindergartners. We work on reading and math skills in my classroom.  With all of the snow we have had, we had some fun creating snowflakes out of toothpicks and marshmallows.  . . .

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4th Grade Engineers

The 4th graders have put on their engineering caps and are working hard to build water wheels.  Students are working together in groups to investigate how a moving water wheel can cause something else to move.  Through this project, . . .

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December Student of the Month

December Student of the Month

Raleigh is our December Student of the Month!   Raleigh is an amazing Griffin!  He is respectful, responsible, and safe!  He always gives 100% effort in class.  Raleigh is kind and caring.  He listens in . . .

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SEASONS GREETINGS FROM MR. DENNER’S TITLE I CLASS!!

              It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the holiday season.  The students in my classroom have had a great semester.  We continue to work hard . . .

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Lunch with the Principal

Two Diller-Odell students had the privilege of eating lunch with Mr. Mezger.  These students earned this reward by working hard and meeting school and classroom expectations for the 1st quarter. Students enjoyed catered lunch . . .

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Portraits, Flowers and Fish...OH MY!

  Portraits, Flowers, and Fish...OH MY!  The Fifth grade learned about contemporary Canadian visual artist, poet, and creator of the Silbersenze method, Sandra Silberzweig.  They created self portraits using the . . .

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Thank you for the pumpkins, Stohs Family!

The first grade would like to thank Adam and Stacey Stohs for donating pumpkins to their classroom. They had a lot of fun decorating and painting them. Some of the students taped their letters on their pumpkins and painted around them. . . .

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Fire Safety Week

The Diller Volunteer Fire and Rescue came to visit the Diller-Odell Elementary school, during fire safety week.  The two firefighters from the department visited with the students all about fire safety.  They . . .

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Preschool to Beatrice Fire Station

The Diller-Odell Preschool has been learning all about Fire Safety the last couple weeks.  The preschool even got the opportunity to tour the Beatrice Fire Station.  It was full of learning opportunities.  A few Preschool . . .

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Blending with Pumpkins

Students have been working on beginning L blends with short I and short a words with pumpkins in Mrs. Hennerberg's room.  They worked on reading them with their tracking lights while enjoying some fall fun!

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1st Grade Goals

First-grade students worked on setting goals last week. They were arranged into a large circle where they had to work as a class to complete a goal. The focus of the lesson was the goal-setting process and the benefits of using . . .

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