The Owl Way – OMS Students Thanking Our Veterans

During the month of October, The Owl Way worked with teachers to have students write letters to deployed soldiers. Those heartfelt letters were sent to Operation Gratitude and will be delivered to soldiers in time for Veterans Day. As the students reflect on this lettering writing project, they will realize that we are the "Home … Continue reading The Owl Way – OMS Students Thanking Our Veterans

The Owl Way Salutes Our Community Helpers

The Owl Way formerly known as Character Counts, kicks off September with a Salute to our Community Helpers. This program promotes good character and kindness at all grade levels. The Owl Way implements monthly service initiatives to promote good character traits such as being kind, responsible, honest, fair and helping others. On occasion, this PTA program … Continue reading The Owl Way Salutes Our Community Helpers

End-of-School Gently Used School Supply Drive

Give the gift of learning this summer to the under served in our community. Character Counts is partnering with SCARCE an award-winning environmental education non-profit. They are dedicated to creating sustainable communities and hands-on education programs. Your donations will go directly into the hands of economically struggling school children. Please note that this is a … Continue reading End-of-School Gently Used School Supply Drive

Character Counts In January! Coins for Charity Waters

December Recap: In the month of December we showed Responsibility through our Pop-Tops collection benefiting the Ronald McDonald House. Students viewed a personal testimony during their lunch hour describing the ways the Ronald McDonald House touched the lives of a family in our Olive community. The photo below shows the amazing results of this campaign!  January's Campaign:  … Continue reading Character Counts In January! Coins for Charity Waters

Character Counts in November: We Are Caring

October Recap: We celebrated National Character Counts week with millions of kids around the globe. The "What's My Superpower" banner created by our kids, hung outside the LMC & generated lots of teachable moments & great conversations among kids. Staff also taught formal letter writing skills for our Operation Gratitude campaign in October. The letters … Continue reading Character Counts in November: We Are Caring

Character Counts in October! Respect

Last month we saluted our Trustworthy first responders through card signing at recess & invited parent first responders to receive cards on morning announcements.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5mpb_8RP44 This month we show Respect through our participation in Operation Gratitude.  Teachers will provide formal letter writing instruction & our student letters will be included in the 150,000+ care packages this organization sends soldiers overseas … Continue reading Character Counts in October! Respect

Character Counts is Calling all Parent Community First Responders!

Are you a firefighter, police officer, EMS worker or other community first responder? If so, Character Counts would like to talk with you. In September the students are celebrating our communities first responders. We are working to assemble these parents to receive thank you cards on the morning announcements October 2 at 9am. Please contact … Continue reading Character Counts is Calling all Parent Community First Responders!