College Go! Week starts Monday, Sept. 20! Students will be practicing teamwork during their SEL classes Monday & Tuesday to decorate their classroom doors with college info. Friday is spirit day! Students can wear something from their favorite college. #socsowen #beawesometoday
1 day ago, Lisa Eldridge
go week
Student appreciation day was a hit! Even though the teacher team ended up beating the winning student team in the end, everyone had fun! #socsowen #beawesometoday
3 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
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dodgeball
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student winners
OVMS is celebrating our students today with a fun activity! We are having a quick dodgeball tournament for the last hour of the day. The winning student team will play the teachers. Stay tuned for pics this evening! #Socsowen #studentappreciationsay #beawesometoday
4 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
student day
Our internet and phones are currently down. Email me at leldridge@socs.k12.in.us if you need to reach us. #Socsowen
5 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
Ms. Martin‘s art club created these adorable dinos as their first project! #socsowen #beawesometoday (masks pulled down for smiles!)
5 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
students
students
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Dino
Students in Mr. Potts’ science class conducted a lab measuring force on a variety of surfaces. #socsowen #beawesometoday
5 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
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lab
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students
It’s a rainy Wednesday morning! Remember, the doors of the school open at 7:55 am when staff members arrive to supervise. Many students get dropped off much before this. Please keep your child safe and dry until 7:55! #socsowen
6 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
safety
Mrs. Hayes’ students experimented w/packing single Pringle chips in a variety of products of differing weights to see which protected the chip best during shipping. Almost all chips arrived unbroken! I was honored to reveal the results with the group! #socsowen #beawesometoday
6 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
chips!
unwrapping
Students in Mrs. Tucker’s science class continued their project building but increased the complexity this time! Check out what Ava, Olivia, Isabella, and Megan did with their Snap Circuits! #socsowen #beawesometoday A video clip is in the comments!
6 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
creativity
Our SEL lesson today provided students with information about the 21st century scholarship program. This is in preparation for next week’s College Go Week. Parents can find more information and enroll their students online at learnmoreindiana.org/scholars/enroll.
6 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
scholarship
Our SEL lesson today was on the topic of 9/11. Social-emotional learning (SEL) is developing self-awareness & interpersonal skills vital for school, work, & life success. Students watched the youtube video of the man in the red bandana and discussed it. #socsowen #beawesometoday
7 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
memorial
The OVMS staff was happy to host Mr. Bill Reed, from INcompassing Education. He shared instructional techniques to help students learn by being more involved in discussions. This helps students show their skills on standardized tests, especially in math. #socsowen #beawesometoday
8 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
staff meeting
staff meeting
A couple of OVMS teachers are working this weekend at an IU STEAM workshop to practice their project skills. Thanks to Korri Martin and Becky Hayes for their time and dedication to our students! #socsowen #beawesometoday
9 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
project
teachers
Our School Resource Officers (SROs) will do whatever is necessary to help our students. Even if it means donning a hairnet and helping serve lunch! We appreciate Bill and Opie! #socsowen #beawesometoday
10 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
SRO
Students should have received their progress reports for the first quarter midterm today. Please make sure you see your student’s report. Call the school with any questions! #socsowen #beawesometoday
10 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
progress reports
Our cross country team won tonight over Cloverdale! #socsowen #beawesometoday
11 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
runners
Your 7th grade volleyball team is leading the game against John R. Wooden MS! Go Patriots! #socsowen #beawesometoday
11 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
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We received our new furniture for our collaborative space! Thanks to the Ready Schools grant for funding! Students will be helping to name the space. They’re already looking forward to using it! #socsowen #beawesometoday
11 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
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furniture
furniture
furniture
Mrs. Tucker’s 8th grade science students created water filters and tested them. Mya Myers’ creation won! Students enjoyed this learning project! #socsowen #beawesometoday
11 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
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Students enter the building at 7:55 am and either go to breakfast or gather in the gym until they head to their homerooms. They enjoy this time with friends! #socsowen #beawesometoday
12 days ago, Lisa Eldridge
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friends