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2017-2018 News

  • OES Salutes Local Heroes

    Students greet Colorado Springs police officer Grant Nelson, Sept.11, at Odyssey Elementary School, during the school’s annual “Hero Day” event.

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  • Comets Cruise into New Year with New Look, New Feel

    First grade learners in Sheila Kelly’s class were practicing listening to directions while cutting and coloring. “Remember that when one of our classmates is talking our job is to listen to what they have to say,” said Kelly. The first-graders were scheduled to quickly take a tour to locate the restrooms. Several hands in the air indicated that might need to be moved up on the agenda.

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2016-2017 News

  • 2017 Teachers of the Year Honored

    Heather Reading, kindergarten teacher, is recognized as Remington Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year during ‘Fantastic 49’ ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting June 8 in District 49.

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  • 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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OES Updates

  • OES learning space Important Update on New OES Learning Facility: Please visit the leadership updates page for an important update on the timeline to completion of the new learning facility at Odyssey Elementary School.


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  • Watch D.O.G.S at OES

    The Watch D.O.G.S. have arrived for the 2017-2018 school year.  OES had a great turn out for our kick off night.  The students are so excited to share their day with their Watch D.O.G.S.  come out to support your child.  For more information contact OES at 719.494.8622

     

    Watch D.O.G.S 2017-2018

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  • OES Solar Eclipse:

    OES had an awesome day watching the solar eclipse. Thank you for allowing your child to take part in this special event!

    OES Solar Eclipse 2017

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  • A Bright, Warm Odyssey: New things are happening at Odyssey, including new paint and the anticipation of new learning spaces to be built during the year. Learn more on the leadership updates page.


     

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District Updates

  • Almeida Named Sole Finalist for Vacant COO Position, Hiring Process Continues

    District 49 Board of Education directors named Pedro Almeida the sole finalist for the vacant chief operations officer position Sept. 16 by a unanimous vote (5-0) at the conclusion of a special meeting. Prior to the vote, Almeida and two other finalists presented their vision for the operations department and responded to questions from board directors. “I was very impressed with the number of candidates we had,” said Kevin Butcher, board treasurer. “We had a very impressive short list. We had three very qualified, strong candidates and I’m grateful to everybody who participated in the process.”

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  • Annual Asbestos Notification

    District 49 is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our children and staff. We completed multiple projects this summer; where we hired a licensed asbestos removal contractor to remove some of the asbestos containing material from five of six schools. As we complete more projects in the future, we will continue to abate it until all of it has been removed. If you have any questions, please contact Tara Carey at 719.494.8934.

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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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