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Have a great summer break!

South O'Brien will be unveiling a new web site by the end of July! We hope you'll enjoy the changes, including that it will be mobile-ready.

Registration for 2016-17 school year will be Monday, August 8 from 8:00 am-7:00 pm in the Paullina site commons.

A link to the 2016-17 student supply list is available on the Newsletter page.

All-Conference Softball selections
Taryn Hintz 1st Team, Katelyn Tewes 2nd Team, Maycee Smith, Honorable Mention

The Elementary Principal's Office in Primghar has moved to the SE corner of the building (across the street from the law office by the school). This will be their temporary office until the new permanent location is completed sometime next year. Visitors, please enter this door.

is accepting applications
for the following positions:
High School Spanish Teacher
Elementary Secretary
Part-time Elementary Building Custodian
Part-time Elementary Building Cook
Assistant Varsity Football Coach
Junior High Football Coach
Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled.

Interested applicants should send a
letter of application to
Dan Moore, Superintendent
216 S. Rutledge, Box 638
Paullina, Iowa 51046
Phone: 712-949-2115

  SOCS is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer.  (First posted 6-16-16)

Also WANTED: Substitute Teachers, Paraeducators, and Bus Drivers. Send letter of application to Superintendent Moore if interested.

Remember to occasionally refresh your page to see the revisions we make during the day.
Parents and family members are encouraged to read the Announcements and check the All Events Calendar to learn about upcoming school events and activities.

The Wolverine Booster Club has a variety of apparel, gift, and other items for sale. Purchase them at home games or you may order apparel online using a link on the Booster Club page.

Backpack for Kids Project
Please donate food items or cash. To read about the project, click here: Backpack 4 Kids. Thank you to those who have already donated to the project.

It is the policy of this CNP provider, South O'Brien School, not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9.If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.


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Schedule Notes: see the Newsletter and/or Activity Calendar for details. Information about special events in the Elementary can be viewed on the Elementary page.

June 7 to July 21: Each summer, the South O'Brien Athletic Booster Club sponsors a Speed Camp for all JH & HS athletes. Students completing grade 6 may participate. Registration/Release forms are available in the JH/HS Office and by using a link on the Booster Club page. Forms should be returned to the office or either Coach Goodchild or Coach Simmelink. If you have any questions, please contact one of the coaches.

The Summer Weight Room Schedules are available from the calendar page.

Daytime visitors must report to the office and sign in upon entering a South O'Brien building. You will receive a visitor lanyard to wear. Thank you for your cooperation!

Peanut allergies
An allergic reaction can be life threatening.
All of South O’Brien Elementary has been designated as peanut allergy aware. Practices have been put in place to help prevent student exposure to peanut product.

Free or Reduced Price School Meals
You can apply for free or reduced price school meals AT ANY TIME. Forms are available in either officeor in the August online newsletter.

Thank you to the South O'Brien Publications Class. They provide most of the pictures that appear in the box above. Their instructor is Kris Faust.

Every little bit helps...
Please collect Campbell's Soup labels, Box Tops for Education, Sunny D Labels, and Pizza Ranch Wagons. Send them to school with your child.

The South O'Brien FFA accepts old cell phones which will be sent in to be recycled. FFA also collects WIX filters box tops.