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RECENT NEWS



We hope everyone has a safe and happy winter break!

School starts again on
Monday, January 9th.



Parent Conferences for the 2nd grading period will be held January 24, 25 & 26 from 8:00-9:00 am.
Your child's teacher will arrange a time to meet with you.


Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced the 2016-17 Family Friendly Schools in September. Forty-four schools from across Indiana were selected based on their commitment to addressing the needs of Hoosier students while fostering the active involvement of families and the community in their school. Frank O'Bannon Elementary is proud to have been included on this list!



J U S T    B E    K I N D !


Supply Lists
Click the links below to access the supply lists or use the pull down menu "For Parents" found above.
Kindergarten
1st Grade
2nd Grade
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade


Our Symbaloo page - all of the sites we use in school plus others that are recommended for students. Just click this link and you'll have access to all of these great sites. 

Websites


Do you know of a great book that you would like to see in our school library? Click this link and fill out the form to make your suggestion!
Thank you!  


Library Book Suggestions



You can subscribe to our YouTube channel by clicking on this link:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClIhEWAAeqm2thDopHZr_Cw


Please check back from time to time. 
We will be updating information regularly.

MISSION STATEMENT

Welcome to O'Bannon!

Our Mission: O'Bannon Elementary School provides an educational setting where everyone is accepted, respected, and challenged to be their BEST.

Our Vision: The O'Bannon community is committed to developing the total child in becoming a responsible, successful and caring citizen. We strive to assist every child in developing his or her potential through effective education; ensuring that each child will become a problem solver, critical thinker, life-long learner, a proactive citizen, a productive citizen, an effective communicator, and a confident individual.

The O'Bannon Pledge

I am an O’Bannon Learner.

I am a unique and important person.

I take full responsibility for my actions

because I am responsible for my life.

I respect others.

I have a positive attitude.

I take pride in my work.

I learn the skills to achieve.

I am an O’Bannon Learner.

I am a unique and important person.

It is the policy of O'Bannon Elementary School not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or handicap in its programs as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).


How to find us


New IN Race/Ethnicity Reporting Requirement
Letter to Parents: English- Spanish ; Brochure: English - Spanish
Reporting Form: English - Spanish

Keeping Children Home When They Are Ill: English - Spanish
Fact Sheets: Pertussis (Whooping Cough) ; Meningococcal Disease: English - Spanish

It is the policy of the School City of Hammond not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,age or handicap in its programs as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).
Si usted necesita información acerca del School City of Hammond (las escuelas públicas de Hammond), de alguna escuela de nuestro distrito en particular, o de algún programa en español u otro idioma, por favor, llame a nuestro departamento de educación bilingüe si necesita ayuda al (219) 933-2455.


Allison Lenzo Principal
ALenzo

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