As a result of the special board meeting held this evening, OBR Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the Local COVID Layered Mitigation Plan. Beginning Tuesday, February 22, masking at school is optional for students and staff. Masking is still required on school buses per federal mandate. If you wish to have your child continue to wear a mask at school, please contact the office.
Due to the heavy rains last night, we will not go to the park after the movie. We will go back to the school and have pizza.
Oops! That message you just received was supposed to go out on Sunday. We DO NOT dismiss at 2:00 tomorrow, but we do on Monday. Sorry for the confusion!
Regular first-Monday-of-the-month 2 pm dismissal tomorrow, May 2. Also be sure to check the calendar either in the app or website for upcoming activities. May is a super busy month!
Tomorrow we will dismiss at 11:30 am to kick off our spring break. Spring break runs through Monday, April 18. We return to school on Tuesday, April 19. Also, PTO spirits wear orders are due tomorrow. No orders will be accepted after tomorrow. Have a great spring break and we’ll see you back on the 19th!
PTO would like to remind everyone that all spirit wear orders are due this Friday, April 8. No late orders will be accepted. Orders MUST be turned in by Friday.
2 pm dismissal tomorrow (4/4); Track team: practice tomorrow after school until 3:30; Thurs (4/7) - spring, graduation, & track pictures; Friday (4/8) - 11:30 am dismissal; 4/11-4/18 Spring break; back to school Tuesday 4/19.
ButterBraid pickup TODAY between 3 & 4 pm.
Reminder: If you need to make a change in your child’s transportation home, please send a note or call the office. Otherwise, they will follow their regular transportation schedule.
Public Hearing Announcement: A public hearing will be held just prior to the April meeting of the Opdyke-Belle Rive Board of Education at 5:55 P.M. on April 19 to provide the public the opportunity to provide comments regarding a waiver renewal application to the Illinois State Board of Education. If accepted, the waiver renewal will continue to allow non-resident children of full-time OBR employees the privilege of attending OBR on a tuition free basis. Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact Mr. Mark Miller, OBR Superintendent at 618 756-2492.
Reminder: PTO ButterBraid fundraiser order forms and money due tomorrow (Monday, 3/21)! Thank you!
Reminder: Tomorrow (3/7) is our monthly first-Monday-of-the-month 2:00 dismissal. Also no tutoring tomorrow afternoon because of early dismissal.
No school tomorrow, Friday, February 25. Next week is Read Across America Week. Wear your favorite hat on Monday. Details for the rest of the week will go home Monday.
SNOW DAY TOMORROW! Stay safe tomorrow! See you back in Friday!
The following is cancelled for tonight: After school tutoring, boys’ basketball practice, & the home volleyball game. PTO meeting for this afternoon has been moved up to 3:15 instead of 4:00.
A special board meeting has been scheduled for Friday, February 18 at 6 pm in the cafeteria to discuss the Local COVID Layered Mitigation Plan. All are welcome to attend.
OBR is a recipient of the ARP ESSER 3 grant. Our plan for the use of these funds can be found by clicking the "menu" button at the top of the homepage, then clicking on "ARP ESSER 3 Use of Funds". That link will take you directly to the plan document. Or click here to view the plan. https://bit.ly/3oV8vPb
Valentine parties and 2:00 dismissal tomorrow, 2/14. 11:30 dismissal Friday, 2/18. No school Monday, 2/21.
2:00 dismissal tomorrow 2/7. Please be patient with our bus drivers in the morning. Some roads may be difficult to travel.
Due to quarantine, Michelle’s bus will not run this afternoon. Please plan on picking up your child today. We dismiss at 12:50 today. Sorry for the inconvenience. We just found out a few minutes ago. If you cannot pick your child up, please call the office ASAP so other arrangements can be made.