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Fifth Grade Field Trip to Henry Doorly Zoo

The 5th grade class enjoyed their field trip to Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, NE on Friday May 6th.

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Second Graders Learn about Farms

The 2nd graders spent some time learning about farms, crops and livestock, and products made from the crops and livestock. The students put together a farm web that showed how everyday products that we use originate from farms.

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Fourth Grade Catapults

The fourth graders recently built catapults.  They launched Peeps from them!  

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Sixth Grade Math Study Game

To get ready for a math test the 6th graders played a study game to prepare.  The game consisted of throwing a ball at a chalkboard to try to get points. If they throw it in the circle, then they get a question that would resemble a . . .

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Third Graders Cheering on Our Basketball Lady Griffins to State!

To send our Lady Griffins off to the state basketball tournament our third-grade class created good luck cards for each of the players. Each student picked a player from the team, cut out paper jerseys, wrote to their player wishing them . . .

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Fourth Grade Researches Famous People

4th graders learned about famous people such as Alexander Graham Bell, Benjamin Franklin, Jeff Gordon, Drew Brees, Clara Barton to name a few.  They researched their person of choice and then put together a biography portfolio and . . .

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Sixth Grade Career Readiness Activity

In 6th grade to prepare for career readiness we made posters where students  were to find pictures of what they want their future to entail. Once they found a picture they were to write a couple of sentences about the picture and . . .

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Second Grade Celebrates Twos Day!

The Diller-Odell 2nd Grade class celebrated 2-22-22 on "Twos"day. We enjoyed working in pairs, learning about palindromes, racing to 222, creating a lego design with 22 legos, and several other fun activities. Each student received . . .

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Finding Ways to Make Learning Fun

Early childhood students combined their love of the game “the floor is lava“ with learning to practice their letter and sound identification. Students practiced recalling letters and the corresponding sounds on stepping stones in . . .

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Fourth Grade Native American Research Project

The Fourth Grade students completed a research project about Native Americans.  First, they researched their tribe, then Mrs. Coufal came to show the students how to put the information into a Google Slide presentation, then the . . .

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The Science of Waves

The fourth graders have been studying waves.  In this experiment, they exploring waves and the effect of them on ships.

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The Best is Yet to Come!

The new year was a perfect opportunity for kindergarten to realize that when we all work together, amazing things can happen.  What started as a scrambled mix of squares containing pieces and parts of letters, stars and colors came . . .

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What is STEM and Why is it Important?

  What is STEM?  ”S” is for science. The basis for scientific discoveries is being a good observer.  ”T” is for technology. Show how to safely search the internet . . .

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Operation Gratitute

Fourth grade students wrote letters to Veterans through Operation Gratitude.

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Physical Education Skills in Elementary School

K-4 Elementary Physical Education started the quarter with several activities that were based around teamwork, communication and cooperation. The culminating activity for the students was Danger Island Rescue. The gym . . .

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What Are You Thankful For?

I love this time of year.  We are now deep into the school year and the halls are buzzing and the classrooms are hopping.  But what are you thankful for is the question? I will tell you what I am thankful for.  . . .

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First Grade Halloween Noun Town

The first graders have been learning about labels and nouns during our language arts block. We decided to create a Halloween Noun Town and add labels. We had fun thinking of Halloween nouns to add to our poster! We are ready for Halloween . . .

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First Grade Visits Roca Berry Farm

The first grade class had a wonderful fall day for a field trip to the Roca Berry Farm. We went on a hayrack ride to the pumpkin patch and picked out a pumpkin, rode bicycles, jumped on the bouncy pillow, went down some fun slides, looked . . .

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Fourth Grade Learns About How Animals Are Used by Native Americans

The Fourth Grade Class enjoyed a by-products presentation by Darci Pesek.  She explained how animals are used, including how the Native Americans used every part of the buffalo and relied on them for survival.

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Progressive Ag Safety Day

Third and Fourth grade students attended the Progressive Ag Safety Day.

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First Grade Doubles Rap

The first graders have been working on their doubles in math class. Enjoy the Doubles Rap!

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Fifth Grade Studies Native Americans

In 5th grade American History we are learning about the Native American tribes. While learning about tribes we learned about the homes they lived in. For their assignment they were to build a Native American home as detailed and similar to . . .

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Happy Fall from Mr. Denner's Title I Classroom!

The school year is off to a fantastic start.  It’s great to be here at school with the students that we have at Diller-Odell.  In class, we continue to improve our Reading and Math skills.  I’m very proud of the . . .

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Reading Buddies are Back!

Every Wednesday, the kindergarten and third grade buddy up and read some of their favorite books. It has been something both classes have looked forward to each week. The third graders have enjoyed being good, responsible role models for . . .

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Building is Fun!

  K-2 library students enjoyed two stories about building: The One Day House by Julia Durango and Jasper and Ollie Build a Fort by Alex Willan. The stories’ themes pointed to the importance of teamwork, patience, . . .

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Second Grade Attribute Trains

The Second Grade class learned about attributes of geometric shapes. The students started by sorting the shapes by attributes. They discovered they could sort by shape, color, or size. The students then used the . . .

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Fourth Grade Learning about 9/11

Fourth Grade students used a KWL chart to show what they Know, Want to know, and Learned about 9/11 events.  

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Hands-On Spelling

Some of our elementary students are using a different approach to spelling this year.  Students have incorporated hands-on/makerspace activities to help them learn and study their spelling words.  Some of the options they get . . .

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Teamwork, Cooperation and Communication in Elementary PE Classes

K-4 Elementary Physical Education started 2021 with several activities that were based around teamwork, communication and cooperation. The culminating activity for the students was Danger Island Rescue. The gym was split into . . .

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