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2016-2017 News

  • Kenny and the Dragon: A Sweet Lesson and a Sweet Treat

    “Don’t judge something by its cover,” said Hayden Newberg, 9, Odyssey Elementary School fourth-grader. “Something may look mean, but if you get to know it, it may be nice. That applies to people too.”

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  • BOE Honors Elementary School Achievements

    Natalia Roach, 8, a second-grader at Odyssey Elementary School, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Feb. 9, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. BOE directors honored students from Odyssey Elementary School, Stetson Elementary School, Remington Elementary School, Springs Ranch Elementary School and Falcon Elementary School of Technology.

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  • BOE Highlights Selfless Dedication During ‘Fantastic 49’

    Bobby Odom, a specific learning disability paraprofessional at Falcon Elementary School of Technology, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Jan. 12, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. When he works with students, Odom, who retired from the Air Force, shows a high level of respect and integrity, according to principal Malinda Keck.

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  • News 5: Fifteen Years of Santa's Toy Express in District 49

    "They shop for their brothers and sisters," said RJ Berry, bus driver, "not even knowing they have anything waiting for them."

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  • Parents, Teachers Help Comets Cruise to New Playground

    Boosterthon activities at Odyssey Elementary School culminate with a fun run Nov. 30. Students earned $8000 in pledges for new playground equipment while learning about leadership and healthy choices.

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2015-2016 News

  • Students Create Art Work As Part of #StopOnRed Campaign

    "We enjoy the opportunity to see the artwork from our students across the district," said Gene Hammond, District 49 transportation director. "To see the importance of safety on our buses through the eyes of those we serve reminds us of the important job we do each day."

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  • Southern Colorado Meets OES Third-Graders on News 5

    Learning about weather and being on television was a highlight of the day for third grade students at OES on May 4.

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  • Elementary School Choir Participates in Music Festival

    Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.

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  • Fifth-graders Unfold A Year’s Reading, Novel Experiences

    Fifth-grader Lily Lyons, 11, turns her thumb up with a team from Evans International Elementary School during a regional Battle of the Books competition April 14 at Colorado College in Colorado Springs.

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  • OES STEAM Night Combines Families, Community Partners

    Third-grader Alayah Ashley, 8, watches Dr. Ron Furstenau, a professor of chemistry at the U.S. Air Force Academy, explain the low boiling point of liquid nitrogen, during a family night March 10 at Odyssey Elementary School in District 49.

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OES Updates

  • A Reading Odyssey: Kenny and the Dragon - Reading together as a community of students, families and teachers brings us together and creates life-long memories. Now through March 3, we are reading Tony DiTerlizzi's retelling of a classic story. Check out this week's recording below and learn more about this important experience on the library page.

    Listen to Chapter 14
    Read by: Nicole Shipley, counselor


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District Updates

  • School Meal Accounts Must Have Funds in May

    Starting May 1, student accounts must be funded to purchase meals. No students will be allowed to charge additional debt to their meal account. While District 49 often affords flexibility for young children in its elementary schools, each school year must end with all accounts current.

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  • District 49 Dispatch Published April 17

    Published Jan. 13, this edition of the Dispatch highlights a change to the before and after school program, upcoming events, and successes in the classrooms across the district.

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Odyssey Elementary School

Odyssey Elementary School's community provides a positive, caring and safe learning environment where all students are inspired to succeed. Our focus includes strategies that engage minds and prepare students to be innovative leaders that effectively apply skills for success in the 21st century.

School District 49

Financial Transparency District 49 prepares students, in a safe and caring environment, to be successful, competent and productive citizens in a global society. Our teachers, administrators and staff members are committed to the creation of educational environments where all children can maximize their individual learning potential. Further, we are committed to meeting students' needs in all domains: academic, social and physical. An emphasis in all activities will be toward empowering students to take an active role in their own learning.
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