Weekly Family Update 10/27/23

Happy Halloween!  Well almost ????!  I am looking forward to a great Halloween @ O’Dea.  I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend and enjoys our first glimpse of winter!

We are looking for parents to help with Book Fair Breakfasts on 11/7 (Books and Burritos) and 11/9 (Books and Donuts).  If you can help sign up here! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D49ABAA2FA5FB6-45557761-november

Families looking for an extra boost of help during the holidays - please see attached flyer! Holiday Resources 2023 for Oct Newsletter.docx 

We have quite a few events coming up! 

10/31 Halloween Parade @ 2:30 – We are moving the parade back indoors!  Parents will be invited into the gym to watch the parade.  Please arrive early to sign in the with the Front Office and if you leave early with students, please check-out with the Front Office! Costume Rules- No weapons, gore/blood, and appropriate for elementary school

11/1 Candy Buy Back - Students can bring in candy for Owl Slips (25 Pieces = 1 Owl Slip). Students need to count candy and bring it to the office. For every 25 pieces of candy they will earn an Owl Slip. No limit to how much they can bring in!

11/6, 7, 8 & 9th Book Fair

  • Tuesday 11/7 Family Book Fair and Burritos – come have burritos and shop for books as a family 8-9 am!
  • Thursday 11/9 Family Book Fair and Donuts– come have a donut and shop for books as a family 8-9 am!

11/8th – 15th O’Dea Food Drive – Please see attachment for items you can donate! Food Drive 2023.docx 

11/13 PTA Meeting @ 6:00 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7042966946

11/17 New Principal Coffee Talk @ 8:00

11/28 - School Accountability Committee 5-6pm – Review O’Dea school data and school goals for this year and next year.  Parents learn about O’Dea current level of success, strategic priorities, and provide input on our next steps to keep O’Dea great!  If you are interested in joining this committee, we will have additional meetings on 1/30 and 4/2.  Please let me know if you have questions or can attend (e:alexm@psdsschools.org)! 


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