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Good Luck Jazz Band!
The South O'Brien Jazz Band has earned a berth to compete in the Iowa Jazz Championships.
The jazz band will present a preview performance at the First Presbyterian Church in Paullina at 6:30 pm Friday, March 27. It is free to attend and refreshments will follow.
Community members are welcome to attend a pep rally/sendoff for the jazz band at 3:10 Monday March 30 in the West Gym.
The jazz band will perform at 2:15 pm on March 31 at the IJC.

Congratulations to Mrs. Triplett and the 6th Grade Math Bee team!! They earned a 2nd place trophy at the Math Bee in Sioux Center on Thur, March 26. Aiden Rehder and Bryce Rasmussen scored in the Top 20. Other members of the team are Angela Nyunt and Eric Mars. What a great way to end Mrs. Triplett’s Math Bee career!!! 

Congratulations to the state science fair team for placing 6th out of 60 high schools in attendance at Iowa State University March 27. Eric Koehlmoos continued his success path with $4,500 in winnings. In addition, Paige Ginger won $500, and we had six category champions. 
Thecomplete list of results is on the Academic Awards page.

Elementary Spring Concerts: Apr 13 7:00 pm-Gr 5-6; Apr 16 1:30 & 6:30 pm-Gr TK-1; Apr 16 2:15 & 7:15 pm-Gr 2-4 @ Primghar gym.

April School Board meeting has been changed from April 16 to April 23 due to elementary spring concerts.

South O'Brien Athletic Boosters. "Like" the Booster Club on Facebook:
Visit Facebook and "like" us to get the latest and greatest Wolverine Athletics information. https://www.facebook.com/SouthObrienAthleticBoosters

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.

Regular, shuttle bus routes and Emergency Bus Route schedules may be viewed from the Parent Access page.

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.

Click here to order

Click on the image above.
A huge variety of apparel can be ordered from MY LOCKER.
Customize to any school activity.
The South O'Brien Booster Club gets 100% of the profits.



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Senior Parents: PLEASE Submit Graduation Slide Show Photos Now!
Please turn in one or two baby or childhood photos of your son or daughter for the graduation slide show. You may also submit group photos of the kids. Photos should be turned in to the HS office by April 15. If you purchased a baby ad for the yearbook, the photo is already submitted for the slide show. Photos will be returned!

Schedule Notes:
April 1 & 15, W; Elementary 1:20 dismissal & HS 1:30 for Professional Development
April 3-6; No school, Easter Break (we WILL have school April 2 & 7 - making up for a snow day and a tournament day)
May 6, W; Elementary 1:20 dismissal & HS 1:30 for Professional Development
May 8, F; Grades 7-12 Service Learning Day
May 17, Sunday; Commencement 2 pm
May 22, F; Last Day of School for students

Sunday, March 29, April 12, 19, 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. No open gym on Easter Sunday, April 5.

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 information on the Health and 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.

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.

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

FFA is also collecting WIX filters box tops.