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2019-03-18

*****IMPORTANT*****
*Kim Hyland has broken multiple bones in her ankle so will be out of the office for several weeks.  Thanks to Carly Wettlaufer for filling in!  Please send Carly any announcements or attendance items at carly.wettlaufer@gmail.com.  Thanks!
*****CHECK THIS OUT*****
*BEAT THE BLIZZARD BLUES ~ “BATTLE THE BLIZZARD!” ~ will be held TOMORROW, TUESDAY, MARCH 19th!  Wear your favorite SUPER HERO costume as you fight back against the snow and cold!
*There WILL BE SCHOOL, FRIDAY, APRIL 12th, to make up for Thursday, March 14th.  (NO PRESCHOOL.)
*LAST DAY TO SIGN UP FOR PROM AND THE AFTER PROM PARTY IS TODAY!  The registration is in the office, so stop in!  Prom will be on Saturday, April 27, in Ramona, from 8:00-11:00 pm.  The After Prom Party will start at 11:00 pm, with students heading to Sky Zone in Sioux Falls.  Please note that Sparkle & Sass in Madison does tux rentals!  
*There will be an After Prom Meeting on THURSDAY, March 21 at 7:30 in the Ramona Multi-Purpose room.  This meeting is for ALL parents of students in grades 9-12.  We have one month to organize a successful after prom event for our kids.  PLEASE make plans to attend!!!
*The National Honor Society Blood Drive will be next Thursday, March 28th, from 11:00 am-2:30 pm in Ramona!  You can sign up by going to the school’s website and clicking on the ‘NHS Blood Drive Registration’ and picking a time or by calling Mrs. Marlette at 482-8244 to sign up!  Please donate – it’s important!
*****REMINDERS*****
* Zoo Man has been rescheduled to Tuesday, March 26.  He is coming to OR as part of the elementary AR reading program! The Zoo Man travels with his exotic animals and does 30 minute programs.  Junior High and High School are invited to attend Zooman from 11:00 - 11:30 am.  Other classes are scheduled as follows:
10:30 - 11:00 am     Preschool & Kindergarten
11:00 - 11:30 am     Jr. High & HS
12:30 - 1:00 pm      1st & 2nd
1:00 - 1:30 pm        3rd & 4th
1:30 - 2:00 pm        5th & 6th
*The Smarter Balanced testing schedules are on the school’s website on the left side.  Just click on Testing Information and then the correct level for the 2018-19 year.
The MORE Group is asking for donations of money to buy candy or of candy to fill Easter Eggs for the annual hunt!  Please drop off donations in the school office.  Thanks for your support!


TODAY ~ Monday, March 18
*Dress up sponsored by the Student Council.  All grades and staff are invited to join the fun!  “WEARIN’ O’ THE GREEN DAY!”  To celebrate St. Patty’s Day, wear anything green!  Make sure you do or you might get pinched!
*Track practice starts in Ramona after school!
*DSU Volleyball Passes & Pizza for 3-5 grade girls from 5:00-7:00 pm


Tuesday, March 19
*BEAT THE BLIZZARD BLUES BY DRESSING UP!  Sponsored by the Student Council.  All grades and staff are invited to join the fun!  “BATTLE THE BLIZZARD!”  Wear your favorite SUPER HERO costume as you fight back against the snow and cold!
*Track Parent/Athlete Meeting in Ramona after track practice at 6:00 pm in the MP Room.

Wednesday, March 20
*Puberty Education for 5th grade students at 8:20 am
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 8:30-11:30 am for 7th, 8th, and 11th grades ~ ELA CAT
*The MORE Group is asking for donations of candy to fill Easter Eggs for the annual hunt!  Please drop off donations in the school office.  Thanks for your support!

Thurs, March 21
*NO PRESCHOOL
*Preschool Parent/Teacher Conferences from 8:00 am-4:30 pm
*School Dismisses at 2:00 pm with busses running at this time
*Parent/Teacher K-12 Conferences 2:30-7:30 pm; 7th-8th grade conferences with Mrs. DeRungs from 5:00-7:30 pm
*After Prom Meeting TODAY at 7:30 in the Ramona Multi-Purpose room.  This meeting is for ALL parents of students in grades 9-12.  We have one month to organize a successful after prom event for our kids.  PLEASE make plans to attend!!!

Friday, March 22, 2019
*NO SCHOOL

Saturday, March 23, 2019
*State Powerlifting Meet (rescheduled) at Roosevelt High School starting at 9:00 AM.  Please help support our ORR Powerlifting Team!  
*JO VB games in Luverne (14’s and 17’s)

Sunday, March 24, 2019
*JO VB games in Watertown (14’s)

Mon, March 25, 2019
*NO 4’s PRESCHOOL
*Kindergarten Screening Day from 8:30 am-4:30 pm
*Dakota Players Residence for Students
*DSU Volleyball Passes & Pizza for 6-8 grade girls from 5:00-7:00 pm.  Instructional Camp from 5:00-6:30 pm and Pizza Party from 6:30-7:00 pm – all with the Trojans for $30.00

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
*Zoo Man coming TODAY to OR as part of the elementary AR reading program! The Zoo Man travels with his exotic animals and does 30 minute programs.  Junior High and High School are invited to attend Zooman from 11:00 - 11:30 am.  Other classes are scheduled as follows:
10:30 - 11:00 am     Preschool & Kindergarten
11:00 - 11:30 am     Jr. High & HS
12:30 - 1:00 pm      1st & 2nd
1:00 - 1:30 pm        3rd & 4th
1:30 - 2:00 pm        5th & 6th
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 12:15-3:15 pm for 7th, 8th, and 11th grades ~ MATH CAT and PER.
*Dakota Players Residence for Students

Wed, March 27, 2019
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 8:30-10:45 am for 7th, 8th, and 11th grades ~ ELA PERFORMANCE
*Dakota Players Residence for Students
*The MORE Group is asking for donations of candy to fill Easter Eggs for the annual hunt!  Please drop off donations in the school office.  Thanks for your support!

Thurs., March 28, 2019
*Dress up sponsored by the Student Council.  All grades and staff are invited to join the fun!  “BASEBALL DAY!”  Opening Day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Season is today so wear your favorite baseball jersey and hat!
*Dakota Players Residence for Students
*National Honor Society Blood Drive from 11:00 am-2:30 pm in Ramona.  Please call Mrs. Marlette at 482-8244 to sign up!
*JO VB practice in Ramona from 6:00-7:30 pm

Fri, March 29, 2019
*FULL DAY OF SCHOOL TODAY!
*Dakota Players Residence for Students.  The public is invited to the matinee at 1:00 pm and the Evening Performance at 7:00 pm in Oldham.  For the matinee performance, all students will be bussed to Oldham at 12:30 pm and will return by 3:21 pm.  If a student will be leaving with a parent after the matinee from Oldham, a form will need to be signed.

Saturday, March 30, 2019
***The Ramona Volunteer Fire Dept. Mt Oyster Feed***HAS BEEN MOVED TO MARCH 30!  (We serve great ham, scalloped potatoes, and great baked beans too!!)
*JO VB games in Hills, MN (17’s)
*JO VB games in Marshall, MN (14’s)

Sunday, March 31
* Deadline for submission is TODAY.  The PEO Chapter CP in Madison will be awarding up to two $1000 scholarships for a Lake County female attending her sophomore year of college. Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter, current college transcript and a summary of high school and college activities, awards and honors.
Please send applications to:
PEO Scholarship
147 Lake Ridge Drive
Wentworth, SD 57075
Any questions, call 605-270-1070

Mon, April 1
*Kindergarten Screening (make up day 1)
*The Oldham/Ramona American Legion Auxiliary is offering a $200.00 scholarship to seniors.  Applicants must submit a 200-word essay on the theme “Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development.”  Please also include a list of your activities and any volunteering or work you have done during the summer or school year.  Essays are to be turned in to the office by Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
*All parents who are interested in being on the After Prom Planning Committee, please call or text Nikki Hegdahl at 605-376-5345.  Please help support your student/s!

Tues, April 2
*NO PRESCHOOL
*Preschool Sign Up Day #1: 8:00-11:40 am
*Varsity Track Meet in Flandreau at 4:00 pm.  Bus leaves Ramona at 2:15 pm and Rutland at 2:35 pm.
*The MORE Group is asking for donations of candy to fill Easter Eggs for the annual hunt!  Please drop off donations in the school office.  Thanks for your support!

Wed, April 3
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 12:30- 2:30 pm for 8th grade

Thurs, April 4
*Junior High Track Meet in Flandreau at 4:00 pm.  Bus leaves Ramona at 2:15 pm and Rutland at 2:35 pm.
*JO VB practice in Ramona from 6:00-7:30 pm??

Friday, April 5, 2019
*Friday School
*Preschool Sign Up Day #2: 8:00-11:40 am
*AARP SAFE DRIVING COURSE from 8:30 am-12:30 pm in the MP Room.  Alternate date of Friday, April 12, if inclement weather.

Sat, April 6
*Varsity Track Meet in Elkton at 9:00 am.  Bus leaves Ramona at 7:00 am and Rutland at 7:25 am.
*JO VB games in Huron (14’s)

Sun, April 7
*JO VB games in Huron (17’s)
*Clever Clovers 4-H Club Meeting at 3 p.m. - O-R Multi-Purpose Room

Mon, April 8
*Kindergarten Screening (make up day 2)
*LAST DAY to bring in donations of candy to fill the Easter Eggs for the hunt!  The MORE Group thanks you for your support!
*The Oldham/Ramona American Legion Auxiliary is offering a $200.00 scholarship to seniors.  Applicants must submit a 200-word essay on the theme “Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development.”  Please also include a list of your activities and any volunteering or work you have done during the summer or school year.  Essays are to be turned in to the office by Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

Tues, April 9
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 8:30-11:00 am for 3rd and 6th grades ~ ELA CAT
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 12:30-3:15 pm for 4th and 5th grades ~ ELA CAT
*Varsity Track Meet in Chester at 4:00 pm.  Bus leaves Ramona at 2:20 pm and Rutland at 2:45 pm.

Wed, April 10
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 8:30-11:00 am for 4th and 5th grades ~ MATH CAT
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 12:30-3:15 pm for 3rd and 6th grades ~ MATH CAT
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 8:30- 10:30 am for 11th grade
*Junior High Oral Interp Meet in Arlington for all 7th-8th grade students.  They will be gone from 8:00 am-3:00 pm.

Thurs., April 11, 2019
*K-6 to Kids Kollege at Salem – gone all day
*Prairie Valley Reading Council Awards Night at 6:30 pm with Oldham-Ramona hosting in gym.
*JO VB practice in Ramona from 6:00-7:30 pm??

Fri., April 12, 2019
*There IS SCHOOL TODAY to make up for Thursday, March 14th.  (NO PRESCHOOL.)
*Alternate Date: AARP SAFE DRIVING COURSE from 8:30 am-12:30 pm in the MP Room

Sat, Apr 13, 2019
*Varsity Track Meet in Garretson at 9:30 am.  Bus leaves Ramona at 7:10 am and Rutland at 7:30 am.
*ACT Test Date

Sunday, April 14, 2019
*JO VB games in Mitchell (14’s)

Monday, April 15
*Athletic Awards Night at 6:30 pm in Ramona

Tues, April 16
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 8:30-11:00 am for 3rd and 6th grades ~ ELA PERFORMANCE
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 12:30-3:15 pm for 4th and 5th grades ~ ELA PERFORMANCE
*Varsity Track Meet in Howard at 1:30 pm.  Bus leaves Rutland at 11:40 am and Ramona at 12:05 pm.

Wed., April 17
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 8:30-11:00 am for 4th and 5th grades ~ MATH PERFORMANCE
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 12:30-3:15 pm for 3rd and 6th grades ~ MATH PERFORMANCE

Thursday, April 18, 2019
*JH & HS - Dr. Melanie Weiss School Presentation?
*The Oldham/Ramona American Legion Auxiliary is offering a $200.00 scholarship to seniors.  Applicants must submit a 200-word essay on the theme “Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development.”  Please also include a list of your activities and any volunteering or work you have done during the summer or school year.  Essays are to be turned in to the office by Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
*The MORE Scholarship and the ALUMNI Scholarship are due on Tuesday, April 23!

Friday, April 19, 2019
*NO SCHOOL

Saturday April 20
*The Annual MORE Group Easter Egg Hunt outside the school at 2:00 pm!  Bring a basket to put your eggs and candy in!

Sunday, April 21, 2019
*Happy Easter!
 

Monday, April 22
*Easter Monday*
*NO SCHOOL

Tues, April 23
*Smarter Balanced Testing: 8:30-10:30 am for 5th grade ~ SCIENCE
*DUE TODAY: The Oldham/Ramona American Legion Auxiliary is offering a $200.00 scholarship to seniors.  Applicants must submit a 200-word essay on the theme “Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development.”  Please also include a list of your activities and any volunteering or work you have done during the summer or school year.
*DUE TODAY: the MORE Scholarship and the ALUMNI Scholarship!
*Varsity Track Meet in Estelline at 1:30 pm.  Bus leaves Ramona at 11:05 am and Rutland at 11:30 am.

Thursday, April 25
*Junior High Track in Elkton.  Times TBD.

Friday, April 26, 2019
*School is in session today

Saturday, April 27, 2019
*ORR PROM AT Oldham-Ramona from 8:00-11:00 pm.  Sparkle & Sass in Madison does tux rentals!
*After Prom Party to follow – at Skyzone in Sioux Falls!

Monday, April 29, 2019
*Junior High Track Meet in Chester at 4:00 pm.  Bus leaves Ramona at 2:20 pm and Rutland at 2:45 pm.

Tues, April 30
*Varsity Track Meet in Volga at 4:00 pm.  Bus leaves Ramona at 2:05 pm and Rutland at 2:30 pm.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
*Junior High Track Meet in DeSmet at 3:00 pm.  Bus leaves Rutland at 1:00 pm and Ramona at 1:20 pm.

Friday, May 3, 2019
*Varsity Track Meet in Sioux Falls at Howard Wood.  Participants and times TBD.

Saturday, May 4, 2019
*Varsity Track Meet in Sioux Falls at Howard Wood.  Participants and times TBD.

Sunday, May 5, 2019
*Clever Clovers 4-H Club Meeting at 3 p.m. - O-R Multi-Purpose Room

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
*TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY!
*Academic Awards Night & JH/HS Band & Choir Spring Concert 6:30 pm
*Big Sioux Water Festival for 4th grade at SDSU

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
*Concussion Testing for students entering grades 6, 7, 9, and 11; and Physicals for students entering grades 6-12?

Thurs, April 30
*Varsity Track Meet in DeSmet at 1:00 pm.  Bus leaves Rutland at 11:00 am and Ramona at 11:20 am.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
*Elementary Spring Concert at 6:30 pm

Thursday, May 16, 2019
*Varsity Track Meet in Elkton.  Times TBD.
*Graduation Practice for 8th, 11th, and 12th Grades at 8:20 am????

Saturday, May 18, 2019
*Oldham-Ramona Graduation 2:00 pm

Thursday, May 23, 2019
*LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

 

 
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