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District News

Winter Break

Winter  Break
 

Fri., December 22nd, normal day & release time.

BREAK
Monday, December 25- Friday, January 5.

Students return Monday, January 8, 2018. 

 
Every new school year is exciting. Ottawa Elementary Schools is pleased to announce some exciting changes for the 2017-2018 school year.  
This year the district has moved to a trimester grading period.  
Grading Periods for 2017-2018
1st Trimester    August 23-November 10 
2nd Trimester  November 13-February 23 
3rd Trimester  February 26-May 25   
Trimesters will allow teachers to better measure student growth. Teachers and parents can identify, address and correct areas of concern during the grading period.The trimesters allow more time for students to learn and demonstrate proficiency. Teachers have more flexibility to pace instruction and ensure student mastery.  
 
A new STEM Lab was installed at Shepherd Middle School. To learn more about the Stem Lab and Expeditions, please visit Mrs. Anderson's webpage which features a list of the Expeditions and links to learn about each one. 
 
 
 

New Website

Website Update

We have launched phase one of our new website. This site currently has most of the information that is relevant to the district. We are still working on the individual building pages. Please bear with us while we get the new site finished.
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