...... Coming Together as One, We Are South O'Brien! ...........


Congratulations New Student Body Officers and Class Officers for 2016-17.  See the list on the Student Council page.

Congratulations State Track Participants & Coaches!
These relay and individual events competed at the State Track Meet May 18-20. Their finish place is listed after the names of participants.
4x800: Peyton Brasser, Keaton Rohrbaugh, Karter Rohrbaugh, Ben Aberson. 5th
Distance Medley: Cody Paulsen, Kyle Paulsen, Damon Struve, Peyton Brasser. 5th
1600: Peyton Brasser. 14th
800: Ben Aberson. 13th
Discus: Kadie Bauer. 15th
4x100: Travis Hohbach, Damon Struve, Cody Paulsen, Kyle Paulsen. 20th
4x200: Travis Hohbach, Damon Struve, Cody Paulsen, Kyle Paulsen. 16th
200: Kyle Paulsen. 6th

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.

May 27, F; Elementary Fun Day, Click here for more information (After you follow this link, click on "2016 Fun Day Information Packet")
May 30, M; Memorial Day, No School
June 2, Th; Last day of school year for students, noon dismissal.

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.