School administrators presented updates to the Osceola School Board Oct. 7.
Elementary Principal Lindsay Thomas said conferences would be 3:30-7:30 p.m., Oct. 20 and Oct. 22. “The struggle to find subs has been real at OES,” she stated. “The staff have absolutely stepped up and jumped to help out as needed.”
Intermediate Principal Julie Bender thanked the school’s custodians as National Custodian Day was held the previous week. She also announced a Fall Spirit Week will be held the week of Oct. 19-22. Included in the schedule are dress-up days, movies and outdoor activities. She concluded by saying Parent-Teacher conferences were scheduled for Oct. 20 and 22, via phone calls.
Middle School Principal Amanda Meyer stated their Spirit Week was the week of Oct. 5-9, which included dress-up days, school-wide BINGO and a door-decorating contest. She also praised the teachers for learning how to use Schoology and other tools to actively engage students. Their conferences also scheduled for the week of Oct. 19-22.
High School Principal Adam Spiegel said midterms would be held the week of Oct. 12-16. “Our kids are in a routine, we have had very little issues with students and not complying with our expectations,” he said.
Athletic Director Scott Newton said as of the meeting, the Middle Border Conference is working to adjust winter season schedules, as of right now the regular season three weeks shorter. He also thanked the event workers for their help managing, organizing and policing fans/students at events.
The Board also approved Ryan Sauve as C-team Boys Basketball coach.