Olney Elementary School
By Elaine Reno
Welcome back to school! I hope you have enjoyed your summer, and are ready for another year of learning together.
Our first day of school is Monday, August 27th.
Back-Pack night will be Thursday, August 23rd from 5-6 p.m. This is an opportunity for students to locate their room and bring their supplies to school.
Tuesday, August 28th will be Parent-Teacher night where we will be offering 3 opportunities for you to visit with teachers.
• Session 1—6:00-6:20
• Session 2—6:25-6:45
• Session 3—6:50-7:10
Classroom assignments will be posted Wednesday, August 22 outside the elementary building.
Olney Elementary is a Title 1 school serving approximately 350 students in grades Pre-K through fifth grade. Four sections of instruction are offered to Kindergarten through fifth grade classes providing an approximate 14 to 1 student-teacher ratio.
The school offers two computer labs, Dyslexia classes, English as a Second Language, and provides inclusion instruction for our special population students in the classroom with support from highly qualified paraprofessionals. Daily tutoring provided by teachers and a built-in intervention program are offered to students. Olney Elementary School provides a wonderful atmosphere for learning.
At Olney Elementary, our teachers don’t make the difference, they ARE the difference. The staff is proud of our school and its accomplishments. We are committed to creating an environment where students feel welcome, are appreciated as individuals and are challenged to do their best each day. We are grateful for the support of parents and our community and will continue to make student happiness and success our highest priorities.
For more information about the elementary school please visit our website at www.olneyisd.net.