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


Pride Week is May 4-8

Monday through Thursday at 4 pm, Change Drive, winning class doesn't have to report to school until 1 pm on Monday, May 11.

Wed, May 6: 5K Fun Run/Walk for the Naser Family (their home was destroyed by fire). Staggered start 3:30 to 4:15 from the Paullina City Park. Register by April 27 for a T-shirt. Registration & other information can be found on the Student Council page - hover over the Activities tab above, then Other Activities > Student Council.

Th, May 7; Dodge Ball Tournament, W Gym, 1:30
Th, May 7; Wolverine Relays in Cherokee

F, May 8; Service Learning Day

Mrs. Shirley Fernstrum has been selected South O'Brien Teacher of the Year by the Abiff Lodge in Sutherland. Mrs. Fernstrum teaches second grade in the South O'Brien Elementary.

TAG Nominations are Due April 30
For more information, hover over the Academics tab above and select the TAG page.

The 2015 Baseball Apparel order forms are available. Forms are due by April 27. Get your order form by going to the baseball webpage  linked under the Activities tab above.

The registration form for Boys Basketball Camp for those going into grades 4-8 is available on the Basketball page. Registration deadline is May 19.

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.

Information about special events in the Elementary can be viewed on the Elementary page. Hover over the South O'Brien tab above and select Elementary.

Please read and follow South O'Brien Sportsmanship Guidelines.

The Wolverine Booster Club has a variety of apparel and other items for sale. Purchase them at home games. You can also order apparel online using a link on the Booster Club page.

Free or Reduced Price School Meals
You can apply for free or reduced price school meals AT ANY TIME. You may complete the forms supplied in the August 2013 online newsletter. Forms are also available in either office. Select the South O'Brien tab above and then scroll down to Newsletter.

Backpack for Kids Project
Please donate food items or cash. To read about the project, hover over the Academics tab above, then select Backpack 4 Kids. Thank you to those who have already generously donated to the project.

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.



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Schedule Notes:
April 30, Th; Last day for WOW at the elementary site. There is no WOW in May at the elementary.
May 6, W; Elementary 1:20 dismissal & HS 1:30 for Professional Development
May 8, F; Grades 7-12 Service Learning Day
May 17, Su; Commencement 2:00 pm
May 22, F; Last Day of School for students

Sunday April 26; Open Gym, 7-8 pm, in the Paullina West and East Gyms. All students are welcome to attend. Young children should be accompanied by an adult.

Daytime visitors must report to the office and sign in when you enter a South O'Brien building. You will receive a visitor lanyard to wear. Please return the lanyard and sign out before you leave.
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 products. Please read the details on the Elementary page or the Health and Wellness page.

Read more info on the Health & Wellness page.

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.

The South O'Brien FFA accepts old cell phones which will be sent in to be recycled.

FFA is also collects WIX filters box tops.