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Moving my updates to Twitter

Dr. Pitsch's updates have moved to Twitter.  Tune in here and stay up to date on what's going on at OES and across USD 294! read more

Father/Daughter/Mother/Son Dance Photos

April 10, 2018

OES Family, Check out the cutest photos EVER from our dance that happened recently.   You can find them in the gallery link here!!! Thank you to all, especially the SOS, who made this fantastic event possible. Dr. Pitsch read more

Do YOU Shop-A-Roo???

March 20, 2018

  OES Family, This year we are excited to be partnering with a fun, free, and truly easy fundraiser called Shoparoo! Schools nationwide are already earning hundreds and even thousands every year through . . . read more

Important things to know...

March 7, 2018

OES Family,      Just a quick note on a couple important things to know: I wanted to thank everyone for joining us for our Muffins with Moms event this morning.  It was great seeing everyone coming . . . read more

OES Head Start has openings for the 2018-19 School Year

February 6, 2018

  Good evening OES Family! I wanted to promote our Head Start Program for the upcoming school year.  They have slots open and are ready to take your application.  Please use this link to look over their flier chocked . . . read more

Reminder of parent meeting tomorrow evening...

January 17, 2018

OES Family,   Don’t forget that we will have a parent meeting to share out campus data and information about what we are up to this year at OES!  We have childcare available for children 3 yrs and up in the gym. . . . read more

OES school update parent meeting this Thursday.

January 11, 2018

  OES Family,     I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and a fantastic start to the second semester.  Next Thursday evening at 6:30 PM I would like to hold a parent meeting to present . . . read more

SOS Needs You!!!

December 13, 2017

OES Family,      I want to share out something very important:  We have an SOS that makes things happen!  Here is what they have done so far this year... Delicious meals for teachers were provided . . . read more

Know Where Your Legislator Stands On School Funding!

December 5, 2017

USD 294 Family,      As I type this letter your state legislators and governor are making determinations about how they should respond to the Gannon decision from the state supreme court.  As you may know, the Gannon . . . read more

Cold Temperatures Are Here!!!

December 5, 2017

OES Family,      Just a reminder that the cold is really here!  I have noticed several students arriving to school without coats and weather-appropriate clothing.  Remember that students do have recess . . . read more

All the Extras You Do Count Big at OES!!!

December 4, 2017

OES Family!     I wanted to take a second to acknowledge some very special folks who highlight what it means to give a little bit to your public school   This is a collection of local folks who have committed to being a . . . read more

OES is the place to be Friday Morning at 10 AM!!!

Veteran's Day Celebration Friday Morning

November 8, 2017

USD 294 Family,      We want to welcome the community to Oberlin Elementary School to celebrate Veteran's Day with our students on Friday morning at 10 AM in the gym.  Our fine arts team, paired with students and . . . read more

Parent Conferences Next Week...

October 19, 2017

OES Parents, Just a reminder that parent conferences will be held at OES next Monday and Tuesday after school.  For PK-4th grade, please be sure you have a scheduled time to meet privately with your student's teacher.  5th . . . read more

Thinking Safety during the Halloween Season

October 16, 2017

  OES Family,     We are approaching one of my favorite times of year.  I like how the colors change in the trees and the air just has this smell that can’t be duplicated anywhere . . . read more

Bring In Those Boxtops for Education!!!

October 16, 2017

OES Family, Just a reminder that this week is Boxtops Collection Week until the end of the day Friday!  Don’t forget that we are having a friendly competition between classrooms to see who can bring in the most!  . . . read more

OES Celebrates Anti-Bullying Week!!!!

October 2, 2017

OES is ALL IN on celebrating Anti-Bullying Week!                    We're not just talking about bullying this week, we are making it conversation by making it a part . . . read more Feedback


October 2, 2017

 OES Family,          Last week we collected three boxes of paper, notebooks, pens, markers, and lots of other items for Sunshine Elementary School in Lehigh Acres, FL.  I spoke with school . . . read more

Help Our Students Be College "Aware"!!!

September 26, 2017

OES Family, We want our students to become more familiar with the idea of getting a college education.  In order to promote this awareness, every Wednesday is the day for students and staff to sport college gear and logos!  We . . . read more

SOS Meeting at OES on Monday at 6 PM

Hey OES Parents and Supporters!      The SOS committee is going to have their first meeting on Monday, September 18th at 6 PM in the OES Library.  If you have wondered what you can do to support your student's . . . read more Feedback

Coffee with Dr. Pitsch

September 13, 2017

Wow, the week has flown by AGAIN!  I can barely believe that we have yet another week under our belts.  I don't know about you, but I am looking forward to meeting parents while having some strong morning coffee . . . read more Feedback

Construction Notice at OES

September 12, 2017

OES Family,      We are having roof repairs done across the district and currently they are working on ours for the next few days.  The west lot will be closed to vehicle traffic during this time, however I have asked . . . read more Feedback

Don't Forget...Late Start Monday!

September 6, 2017

OES Parents! Just a quick reminder that next Monday, September 11th, is a Late Start Day and school will start for students at 10 AM.  Bus routes will also run two hours later than normal.  Please be sure to plan for the . . . read more Feedback

Have time for some coffee and conversations about what's going on at OES?

September 4, 2017

OES Parents and Families,     This Friday morning from 8:30-9:30 AM I will host my first annual Principal's Coffee Chat in the OES library.  This is a great opportunity for parents and other stakeholders to sit down in . . . read more Feedback

Come Join Us!

September 4, 2017

             Well that was one fine weekend indeed!  I hope everyone got a little break after a full, busy week getting back into full swing.  Last week we had several parents come in . . . read more Feedback


August 25, 2017

     We just had a really fantastic week and I want everyone to know it.  Students were busy learning and I see the them already using the laptops we have in their hands.  After a week of observing . . . read more Feedback

Thank You Parents

August 22, 2017

OES Parents & Families,      The kids are safer because of you!!!  I want to give a special thanks to our parents who started waiting for their students outside so we can walk the kiddos outside.  This will . . . read more Feedback

Student check-out for tomorrow

August 20, 2017

OES Parents and Families,     For parents who are planning to check their children out to go witness the eclipse with family, please come to the school office and we will have the student(s) called down so you can sign them . . . read more Feedback

The OES Scoop

August 18, 2017

Greetings Parents and OES Learning Community!                Friday was a fantastic day.  What a wonderful way to start the 2017-18 school year!  The . . . read more Feedback

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