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Elementary School

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 . . .

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Preschool Fun in the Snow

The Preschool Class enjoyed the outdoors and went sledding this week.   

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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 . . .

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"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 . . .

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Kindergarten Secrets

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 . . .

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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.

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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. 

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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3rd Grade Gratitude

3rd graders created gratitude mugs to share all the things they are grateful for during Thanksgiving season.

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1st Grade Rap

First grade has been working hard learning their double facts. Enjoy the “Doubles Rap”!   Jeanne Skidmore

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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 . . .

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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, . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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3rd Grade Happenings!!!

The third grade enjoyed a writing celebration outside to wrap up their personal narrative writing!

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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.  . . .

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