What's Happening at OHS?

 More information about the meet and greet can be found HERE.

On February 14th Otterville FFA hosted their annual chili supper. There was a good turnout and we estimate over 100 meals served. A chili cook-off and pie cook-off was hosted. Cheri Gorrell took 1st place in the pie cook-off, and Sherri McQuitty took 1st place in the chili cook-off. Otterville FFA would like to thank everyone who attend for their support and to the 1st place winners who donated their winnings back to the chapter.

 

On February 14th Otterville FFA hosted their annual chili supper. There was a good turnout and we estimate over 100 meals served. A chili cook-off and pie cook-off was hosted. Cheri Gorrell took 1st place in the pie cook-off, and Sherri McQuitty took 1st place in the chili cook-off. Otterville FFA would like to thank everyone who attend for their support and to the 1st place winners who donated their winnings back to the chapter.

1st Place Chili Supper

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Calendar Changes and Updates

  • Students will have a full day on March 14th and 3rd quarter will end on March 15, which is also a full student day. 
  • School will also be in session with students on Monday, March 18th. 
  • Parent  teacher conferences have been moved to Friday, March 22nd which will be an early out at 12:30.  
  • Graduation has been moved back a week to Saturday, May 18th at 3:00 p.m.

 

 

Otterville FBLA District 6 Contest Ratings 

Otterville Future Business Leaders of America Chapter members attended District 6 Contest on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Moberly Area Community College. District 6 Officer from Otterville for 2018-19 was Kit Thompson Secretary.  The results are listed: 

Advancing on to State:

Business Financial Plan – 1st - Halle Draffen, Carrie McKinney, Josie Neal

Health Care Administration – 1st - Grace Thompson

Introduction to FBLA – 1st – Nick Schaller

Word Processing – 1st – Laila Azaura

Word Processing – 2nd – Mason Mateja

Introduction to Business Procedures - 4th – Alana Fletcher

Health Care Administration -4th – Kit Thompson

 

District 6 Contest Ratings Not Advancing on to State

Publication Design – 2nd – Jermiah Hampton, James Kroeker, Oralia Spellmeyer, Ben Morrison

Sales Presentation – 2nd – Christian Bremer

Client Service – 4th – Alexis Lee

Emerging Business Issues – 4th – Laila Azuara, Alissa Malone, Mason Mateja

Future Business Leader – 4th – Crystal Vang

Introduction to Public Speaking – 4th – Noah Saltsgaver

Job Interview – 4th – Loren Rockett

 

Newly elected officers from the Otterville Chapter to District 6 are:

President – Kit Thompson

Vice President of Membership – Ben Morrison

Vice President of FBLA-PBL Relations – Noah Saltsgaver

Vice President of Communications – Oralia Spellmeyer

 

Assisting Mrs. Cindy Birdwell, Adviser; was Kathy Thompson and Russ Slocom.   FBLA State Leadership Conference will be held April 14-16, 2019 in Springfield, MO.

 

Chapter members participating in contest were: Bailey Sims, Truxton Tonasunu, Mark Oleynik, Cyrus Gilmore, Isaiah Gilmore, Bailee Vinson, Nicole Kroeger, Abby Nichols, Ava Norman, Nick Schaller, Noah Saltsgaver, Lillian Lee, Kylie Lawson, Alana Fletcher, Delaney Fry, Ben Morrison, Halle Draffen, Carrie McKinney, Josie Neal, Loren rocket, Christian Bremer, Mason Mateja, Alissa Malone, Victoria Cooper, Alexis Lee, Grace Thompson, Ashley Catron, Jeremiah Hampton, Laila Azuara, Crystal Vang, James Kroeker, Oralia Spellmeyer, and Kit Thompson

  

 

Congratulations Abby Nichols for designing the 1st place Otterville Street Fair poster!  Abby's poster won the people's choice vote as well as the judges vote.  Students designed posters to raise money for the art department at Otterville School. 

1st Place Poster

 

 

 

Back to School Time 2018-2019!!

 

We are excited to begin the 2018-2019 school year!!  Our theme this year is Engage!  Engage in a conversation with those around you rather than miss out on so many wonderful moments by being caught-up in social media and on our phones.  Let’s engage in conversations and enjoy all the moments around us. 

 

Here are a few highlights to begin the year and for the first day of school. 

  • The school’s website is https://www.ottervillervi.k12.mo.us.  This is updated frequently and provides the most up-to-date information about the district.
  • New students needing to enroll may come to the office beginning Monday, Aug. 13.  Office hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Open House is August 20 from 5-7 pm with the High School and Junior High Fall Sports Parent Meeting @ 7 pm in the Big Gym
  • The first day of school is August 22, 2018 and is a full day. 
  • We still have 3 bus routes with the same drivers which will run similar to last year’s schedule.  More information about bus routes will be available at Open House or contact school.
  • The school day begins at 8:06 am and ends at 3:00 pm
  • Breakfast will be served beginning @ 7:40 am until 8:00 am.
  • Lunch & Breakfast charges have changed

                               2018-2019 Lunch Charges                               

Breakfast        Full Pay          Reduced          Lunch        Full Pay     Reduced

K-5                  $1.15               $0.30                  K-5            $2.15            $0.40

6-12                 $1.20               $0.30                 6-12            $2.20            $0.40     

AlaCart   $1.50

PreK               $1.00                                         PreK           $1.00

Ex. Milk         $0.35                                         Extra Serv.     $0.80

           

  • Free and reduced applications are available on the school’s website, in the office now, and at Open House.
  • Ala cart will be available for 6-12 grade students.  Students may purchase ala cart items after purchasing a school lunch and must have a positive lunch balance and money for the purchase on their account.
  • Lunch balance notifications will be sent via text on Sunday evenings.  Policy 5550 describes our meal charge policy.  Elementary and middle school students may charge a maximum of $10.00; high school students will be allowed to charge one meal.  A letter will be sent home to students with large outstanding lunch charges and the designated menu alternate will be given to students with outstanding charges.
  • Students in grades 6-12 will be able to pick-up their class schedules at Open House.
  • Students new to the district can contact the school for enrollment forms.
  • We welcome our new teachers:  Ms. Staus, Counselor; Ms. Kroeger, Kindergarten; Ms. Benny, 3rd Grade; Ms.Billingsley, Music; Ms. Chapman, Jr. High Language Arts; Mr. Kilby, Jr. High Social Studies; Mr. Johnson, High School Math; Mr. Simmons, High School Science; Mr. Allen, P.E. and Athletic Director

 

We are excited and ready to begin the exciting journey for the 2018-2019 school year!!