Family Weekly Owl Update 3/22/24

Happy Spring everyone!  We had a great first week back from break!  Special thanks to PTA for Treat the Teacher on Wednesday.  We deeply appreciate the family support for O’Dea staff!

Yearbooks are on sale through next Friday at $15 - get yours now!  Yearbooks are on sale through next week for $15.   NO FOOLING - the price goes up to $25 on April 1st.... with only a limited number available for purchase.  Once they are gone, they are gone... so get your order forms (1 per student) in by FRIDAY, March 29th.

4/9 SAC Meeting 5:00-6:00pm – We will be reviewing the year, providing hiring updates, new principal feedback, and gathering input for the start of 24/25 school year.  

3/28 O’Dea Dinner Night Out – Join O’Dea families for a dinner night out where a portion of all sales comes back to O’Dea PTA - Smashburger on Harmony (11am-9pm)

4/12 Principal Coffee Talk 8:00-8:30. Come join Alex for a cup of coffee and a donut.  Get to know the principal, ask important questions, and learn about current O’Dea events! 

Spring CMAS (Colorado Measures of Academic Success) is coming up for 3rd thru 5th grade students (April 2-26).  This is an incredibly valuable assessment that informs us on student learning, instruction, and how we are doing as a school.  

PSD News – On 3/18 the PSD Long Range Planning Team will release 3 scenarios for school consolidation/closure/attendance boundary changes for the 2025-26 School Year.A series of listening sessions will be held in March and April 2024. These are opportunities for members of the public, including staff, families, students, and community members, to provide feedback on the scenarios that the PSD Facilities Planning Steering Committee is developing.   

·         6-7 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, online listening session (Link will be provided closer to event date)  

·         6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Future Ready Center, Suite 510 in the Foothills Mall, 215 E Foothills Parkway, Fort Collins. This session is for participants whose primary languages are Spanish and Arabic  

Have a wonderful weekend!  


Upcoming Events 

4/2 - 4/26 CMAS Training

4/9 SAC Meeting

4/12 Principal Coffee Talk

4/15 PTA Meeting

5/9 Core Fair 5:30-7:30 Student Core Projects, Food Trucks, Art/Music/PE/Technology Showcase

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