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School Starts back August 11.

 Please look below for Elementary Supply list.  After Supplies List there is Enrollment information and other school iformation you need to know.

Pre-k supplies.pdf

Kindergarten supplies.docx

First Grade – Mrs. Cook Supplies.pdf

Second Grade- Mrs. Jinkens Supplies.pdf

Third Grade- Mrs. Osmus 3rd grade.pdf

Fourth Grade- Mrs. Heckart Supplies.pdf

Fifth Grade- supplies.pdf

Sixth Grade –Paige Krause Supplies.pdf

Special Education School Supply List.pdf

 

2016-2017

Okeene School Calendar At a Glance

 

Aug 1-4, 2016                                              Elementary Enrollment

Aug 2-3, 2016                                              JH/HS Enrollment   (see article below)

Aug 4, 2016                                                  Late enrollment (see article below)

Aug. 9-10, 2016                                          Professional Development

Aug. 11, 2016                                               1st Day of School –Students Report

Aug. 11, 2016                                               Open House 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sept. 5, 2016                                                            Labor Day-No School

Sept. 27 & 29, 2016                                                Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Sept. 30, 2016                                              No School

Oct. 21 & 24, 2016                                       Fall Break-No School

Nov. 23-25, 2016                                         Thanksgiving Break-No School

Dec.19-30, 2016                                          Winter Break-No School

Jan 2, 2017                                                  School Resumes

Jan 23, 2017                                                            No School

Feb. 6 & 9, 2017                                          Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30 pm to 7:00

Feb. 10, 2017                                               No School

Mar. 3, 2017                                                  Beginning this day there will be no school on Fridays

Mar. 13-17, 2017                                         Spring Break-No School

April 17, 2017                                               No School (Snow Day)

May 18, 2017                                                Professional Dev. Day—No School

May 19, 2017                                               Last Day of School-Graduation

 

ATTENTION:  ALL NEW STUDENTS

 

Please bring the following items with you to enroll.

1.  Current high school transcript. (for scheduling purposes)

2.  Current shot record

3.  Birth Certificate

4.  Social Security Card

Immunizations

All student immunizations are required to be up to date to enroll.

 

Enrollment will be in the High School Library: Please come at your designated time.

 

Tuesday, August 2nd                                                                  

Seniors-                    Last name:   A-F      8:30 a.m.                  

                                    Last name:   G-L     9:30 a.m.

.                                   Last name:   M-O     10:30 a.m

.                                   Last name:   P-Z      11:30 a.m

 

Juniors-                    Last name:   A-D      1:30 p.m.

                                    Last name:   E-K      2:30 p.m.                                          

Wednesday, August 3rd

 

Juniors-                    Last name:   L-R     8:30 a.m.

                                    Last name    S-Z      9:30 a.m.

 

Sophomores:           Last name    A-C     10:30 a.m.

                                    Last name    D-N     11:00 a.m.

                                    Last name    M-Z     1:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday, August 3rd

 

Freshman                 All Students              1:30 p.m.

8th Grade                  All Students              2:00 p.m.

7th Grade                  All Students              2:30 p.m.

 

Late Enrollment is:  Thursday August 4th--- Report to front desk.

 

8:30 a.m.                   Seniors

9:00 a.m.                   Juniors

9:30 a.m.                   Sophomores

10:00 a.m.                 Freshman

10:30  a.m.                8th Grade

11:00 a.m.                 7th Grade.

 

Please do not come to enroll at another group’s designated time.

 

Elementary Enrollment

 

Students Pre-Kindergarten through 6th will enroll from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Elementary School Aug 1-4, 2016You need to enroll your students each year.  For more information please call the Elementary School at 580-822-3425.

 

Football Team Meetings

 

Junior High Football Team Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 9th at 4:00 p.m. in field house.

 

High School Football Team Meeting will be held on Sunday, August 7th at 4:00 p.m. in the field house.  Parents are welcome.

 

High School Football Practice will begin on Monday, August 8th at 6.30 a.m.  Players will meet in field house.

Physicals for Athletes

Physicals for 5th & 6th grade boys and girls and any athlete that did not get a physical at the earlier dates will be at the Okeene Medical Clinic Thursday, August 4th at 4.00 p.m.  Students please have your forms signed by the parents/guardians and do not fold them. 

 

Meet the Players

 

Meet the Players will be Tuesday, August 16th, 6:30 p.m. at the Whippet Field House.

 

The School Day

 

The school day will begin at 8:10 am and end at 3:27 pm.  The morning session for Pre-kindergarten will be from 8:10 to 11:15.  The afternoon session for Pre-Kindergarten will begin at 12:30 to 3:27.

 

 

 

 

Open House

 

Open House will be Friday, August 11th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Parents/Guardians and Students are encouraged to attend.  This is a good chance to meet the teachers and principals.

 

 

Lunch and Breakfast Procedures

 

Breakfast will be served from 7:40 until 8:05 starting August 13th.  Students Pre-K through 12th grade may purchase breakfast.

            Parents may purchase meals for their students in advance weekly, monthly, or yearly.  Payments are made in the Superintendent’s office or in the principal’s offices and in the lunch line.  If paying in cash please pay the correct amount due, change is not available.

Breakfast Cost         Full Pay          Reduced       Extra milk     

                                    $1.50                   .30                  .50

Lunch Cost               Full Pay          Reduced       Extra milk      Salad Bar

                                    $2.75                   .40                  .50               $2.50

Adults & Guest:        Breakfast:  $2.00     Lunch: $4.25                        Salad Bar: $4.00

 

We also offer a salad bar 1-2 times per week to students 3rd-12th.  It is an a la carte item and may be purchased instead of a reimbursement meal or with a meal.  The cost is $2.50 for all students and $4.00 for Adults. Because it is an a la carte item, it is not included in the Free and Reduced Program and all students must pay $2.50.

Text Box: TAKE OUTStudents in Kindergarten are offered milk at their “Milk Break” daily.  This is not included in the free or reduced application.  Therefore, students are charged $.50 per milk drank during milk break.

It is the policy of the Okeene Board of Education that students may charge their lunches with a maximum of 10 charges per student allowed.  Statements are sent home with students.  When a student exceeds 10 charges they will be notified to bring a sack lunch or the parents will need to make other arrangements. 

            Parents may apply for free or reduced meals for their families by obtaining an application from the building principal’s office or the Superintendent’s office after August 1st. We encourage parents to look at this application to see if they might qualify.  This is a program to benefit your family.  You may apply for this any time during the school year. 

 

2016-2017 Faculty & Staff

Superintendent- Ron Pittman

 

Elementary:  Dani McGinn, Pre-K; Chavonne Penner, Kindergarten; Jami Cook 1st Grade; Ronda Jinkens, 2nd Grade; Kris Osmus, 3rd Grade; Rhonda Heckart, 4th Grade; Mickey Westfahl, 5th Grade; Paige Krause, 6th Grade, Karen Hoffman, Title I Teacher;  Meagan Dennis, Band; Steve Heckart, PE & Coach; Michelle Gosney, District Speech Pathologist; Leigh Bisel, Elementary Counselor;  Mike Jinkens, Elementary Principal & Coach.

 

High School:  Cheryl Boeckman, Business Technology;  Jerry Bradford, High School Mathematics;  Mark Cox, Coach; Ginny Dobrinski, English, Speech & Drama; Meagan Stufflebeam, Band; Patrick Penner, Girls & Boys Athletics, History, Athletic Director; Clayton Fisher, Ag. Education; Mark Fuller, Sciences; Steve Heckart, Tech Ed, PE & Coach; Tiffany Hoffman, English;  Mike Jones, Art & Yearbook; Paula Laubach, District Counselor & Test Coordinator Jane Nusz, Family and Consumer Science; Lea Anna Stevenson, Special Ed: Jeremy Osmus, JH/HS Principal.

 

Office Personnel:  Elizabeth Burghardt, Elementary Secretary; Kristi Kraft, Encumbrance Clerk/ Supt. Secretary; Ginny Unruh, Child Nutrition Clerk/Supt. Secretary; Kerry Westfahl, District Treasurer; Kara Mitch, HS Secretary.

 

Teacher’s Aides:  Holly Bennett, David Fischer, Renita Pauls, Jaymee Rutz

 

Americorps/Serve for Success:  Kim Wardlaw, Director; Becky Bedwell, Coordinator;, Briann Lee, Teacher’s Aid;  Fayth Green, Teacher’s Aid

 

Cafeteria Personnel: Sandra Roever, Cook; Kathy Oberst; Cook; Beverly Unruh, Cook

 

Custodians:  Ruben Leal, Head Custodian; Alvin Rauh, Custodian; Garry Bennett, Custodian; Jerry Brickman, Custodian

 

Bus Drivers:  Buster Aldrich, Kristi Kraft

 

Okeene Schools Offer Child Find

           

            Child Find is an ongoing process in the Okeene Public Schools.  The programs are available to children ages 1-21, residing in this district.  Sites are wheelchair accessible. Children suspected of having disabilities which may require special and related services may be referred for screening and evaluation through local schools.  Special education offered is specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet unique needs of a child with a disability.  Programs for children with learning disabilities, mental retardation, speech impairments, the physical or occupational therapy needs, and instructional programs for students as defined by Section 504 Federal Law are available at Okeene Public School.

            If there are students who need to be enrolled in any of these programs or need other special classes, please contact Ron Pittman, Superintendent, (580-822-3268), Mike Jinkens, Elementary Principal (580-822-3425), or Jeremy Osmus, High School Principal, (580-822-3219).

            Okeene Public School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability in admission to its programs, services or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspects of their operations.  The Okeene Public School also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

 2016-2017

Okeene School Calendar At a Glance

 

Aug 1-4, 2016                                              Elementary Enrollment

Aug 2-3, 2016                                              JH/HS Enrollment   (see article below)

Aug 4, 2016                                                  Late enrollment (see article below)

Aug. 9-10, 2016                                          Professional Development

Aug. 11, 2016                                               1st Day of School –Students Report

Aug. 11, 2016                                               Open House 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sept. 5, 2016                                                Labor Day-No School

Sept. 27 & 29, 2016                                      Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Sept. 30, 2016                                              No School

Oct. 21 & 24, 2016                                       Fall Break-No School

Nov. 23-25, 2016                                         Thanksgiving Break-No School

Dec.19-30, 2016                                          Winter Break-No School

Jan 2, 2017                                                  School Resumes

Jan 23, 2017                                                No School

Feb. 6 & 9, 2017                                          Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30 pm to 7:00

Feb. 10, 2017                                               No School

Mar. 3, 2017                                                  Beginning this day there will be no school on              Fridays

Mar. 13-17, 2017                                         Spring Break-No School

April 17, 2017                                               No School (Snow Day)

May 18, 2017                                                Professional Dev. Day—No School

May 19, 2017                                               Last Day of School-Graduation

 

ATTENTION:  ALL NEW STUDENTS

 

Please bring the following items with you to enroll.

1.  Current high school transcript. (for scheduling purposes)

2.  Current shot record

3.  Birth Certificate

4.  Social Security Card

Immunizations

All student immunizations are required to be up to date to enroll.

 

Enrollment will be in the High School Library: Please come at your designated time.

 

Tuesday, August 2nd                                                                  

Seniors-                    Last name:   A-F      8:30 a.m.                  

                                    Last name:   G-L     9:30 a.m.

.                                   Last name:   M-O     10:30 a.m

.                                   Last name:   P-Z      11:30 a.m

 

Juniors-                    Last name:   A-D      1:30 p.m.

                                    Last name:   E-K      2:30 p.m.                                          

Wednesday, August 3rd

 

Juniors-                    Last name:   L-R     8:30 a.m.

                                    Last name    S-Z      9:30 a.m.

 

Sophomores:           Last name    A-C     10:30 a.m.

                                    Last name    D-N     11:00 a.m.

                                    Last name    M-Z     1:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday, August 3rd

 

Freshman                 All Students              1:30 p.m.

8th Grade                  All Students              2:00 p.m.

7th Grade                  All Students              2:30 p.m.

 

Late Enrollment is:  Thursday August 4th--- Report to front desk.

 

8:30 a.m.                   Seniors

9:00 a.m.                   Juniors

9:30 a.m.                   Sophomores

10:00 a.m.                 Freshman

10:30  a.m.                8th Grade

11:00 a.m.                 7th Grade.

 

Please do not come to enroll at another group’s designated time.

 

Elementary Enrollment

 

Students Pre-Kindergarten through 6th will enroll from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Elementary School Aug 1-4, 2016You need to enroll your students each year.  For more information please call the Elementary School at 580-822-3425.

 

Football Team Meetings

 

Junior High Football Team Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 9th at 4:00 p.m. in field house.

 

High School Football Team Meeting will be held on Sunday, August 7th at 4:00 p.m. in the field house.  Parents are welcome.

 

High School Football Practice will begin on Monday, August 8th at 6.30 a.m.  Players will meet in field house.

Physicals for Athletes

Physicals for 5th & 6th grade boys and girls and any athlete that did not get a physical at the earlier dates will be at the Okeene Medical Clinic Thursday, August 4th at 4.00 p.m.  Students please have your forms signed by the parents/guardians and do not fold them. 

 

Meet the Players

 

Meet the Players will be Tuesday, August 16th, 6:30 p.m. at the Whippet Field House.

 

The School Day

 

The school day will begin at 8:10 am and end at 3:27 pm.  The morning session for Pre-kindergarten will be from 8:10 to 11:15.  The afternoon session for Pre-Kindergarten will begin at 12:30 to 3:27.

 

Open House

 

Open House will be Friday, August 11th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Parents/Guardians and Students are encouraged to attend.  This is a good chance to meet the teachers and principals.

Lunch and Breakfast Procedures

 

Breakfast will be served from 7:40 until 8:05 starting August 13th.  Students Pre-K through 12th grade may purchase breakfast.

            Parents may purchase meals for their students in advance weekly, monthly, or yearly.  Payments are made in the Superintendent’s office or in the principal’s offices and in the lunch line.  If paying in cash please pay the correct amount due, change is not available.

Breakfast Cost         Full Pay          Reduced       Extra milk     

                                    $1.50                   .30                  .50

Lunch Cost               Full Pay          Reduced       Extra milk      Salad Bar

                                    $2.75                   .40                  .50               $2.50

Adults & Guest:        Breakfast:  $2.00     Lunch: $4.25                        Salad Bar: $4.00

 

We also offer a salad bar 1-2 times per week to students 3rd-12th.  It is an a la carte item and may be purchased instead of a reimbursement meal or with a meal.  The cost is $2.50 for all students and $4.00 for Adults. Because it is an a la carte item, it is not included in the Free and Reduced Program and all students must pay $2.50.

It is the policy of the Okeene Board of Education that students may charge their lunches with a maximum of 10 charges per student allowed.  Statements are sent home with students.  When a student exceeds 10 charges they will be notified to bring a sack lunch or the parents will need to make other arrangements. 

            Parents may apply for free or reduced meals for their families by obtaining an application from the building principal’s office or the Superintendent’s office after August 1st. We encourage parents to look at this application to see if they might qualify.  This is a program to benefit your family.  You may apply for this any time during the school year. 

 

Okeene Schools Offer Child Find

           

            Child Find is an ongoing process in the Okeene Public Schools.  The programs are available to children ages 1-21, residing in this district.  Sites are wheelchair accessible. Children suspected of having disabilities which may require special and related services may be referred for screening and evaluation through local schools.  Special education offered is specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet unique needs of a child with a disability.  Programs for children with learning disabilities, mental retardation, speech impairments, the physical or occupational therapy needs, and instructional programs for students as defined by Section 504 Federal Law are available at Okeene Public School.

            If there are students who need to be enrolled in any of these programs or need other special classes, please contact Ron Pittman, Superintendent, (580-822-3268), Mike Jinkens, Elementary Principal (580-822-3425), or Jeremy Osmus, High School Principal, (580-822-3219).

            Okeene Public School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability in admission to its programs, services or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspects of their operations.  The Okeene Public School also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

 

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