Ogden International's Elementary School is a space where children are treasured and valued, where each child is an enthusiastic learner and is encouraged to continuously move forward, to be inquisitive and to rely on discovery as an important source of learning. Our experienced faculty is committed to connecting students with their potential. We offer an education that motivates, encourages and inspires children to be creative problem-solvers, innovators, and leaders. We take a global approach to teaching, always striving to develop open-minded, caring humans that will lead us peacefully in to the future.
Come back often for important Elementary School information and announcements! This is where everything is going to posted throughout the year.
Week of April 24
IB: We strive to exhibit the attributes of the Learner Profile and demonstrate the IB Attitudes all year long! April's learner profile is "Knowledgeable" and attitude is "enthusiasm." Ask the learners in your family how have each have used their enthusiasm and knowledge to solve complex problems. Want to know why IB is important for our learners. Read THIS.
CPS Launched New Vision: Please read about it HERE.
Friends of Ogden Spring Around: Join Ogden parents, faculty, and staff on Wednesday, April 26th at the Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., between 5:30pm and 8pm. $50 per ticket for passed appetizers, beer, wine, and soft drinks. All guests must be at least 21 years of age. Visit http://www.friendsofogden.com/ to purchase tickets, or purchase at the door. All funds raised supports education for Ogden students. This is a great opportunity to get to know the Ogden community and support the school!
Friday Attendance Dance Party: This week we had families and neighbors dancing along! We are working to end the year with improved attendance. Currently, we are trailing by nearly 1% point where we were last year. Help us improve our attendance rate, and prevent disruptions to learning by being at school on time, every day, with no early dismissals (unless absolutely necessary!). Every student who is present for the entire week and not tardy (school begins at 8:30am), will be honored on Fridays and then everyone will dance to their success at 3:20pm to a song played on the intercom.
(Rising K) Kindergarten Registration: This week we will provide registration for families for the 2017-2018 school year through scheduled appointments. Interest is high! If you haven't yet started the process, please begin my submitting interest via THIS form to initiate the K registration process for next year.
Square1 Art Fundraiser: Thank you for supporting the Square1 Art Fundraiser! We had 53% participation as a school. Your financial support greatly benefits the resources and materials Mrs. Cabrera is able to provide to our students. Thanks for helping!
Book Fair Countdown: Only one month until Ogden's Book Fair! Check the flyer out HERE! Funds from book sales directly support our library, so please mark your calendars to attend May 24-26th.
Calling All Students with Talent: Our music teacher is putting together an opportunity to showcase Ogden talent at the end of the school year. The timeline is tight so any student who wishes to audition must pick up a form in the office and turn it in by May 1st. Here's a current draft overview.
(2-3) Spring Sing Assembly: Second and third grade students will be providing a Spring Sing music assembly for their families on May 12th at 2:15pm in the gymnasium. Please attend if you are able!
Lost ring? A ring was found at East Campus. If you lost one, please contact Dr. Beyer or Ms. Kranz, with a detailed description of the ring.
Cinderella Performance: Corella Productions and Ogden students of all ages K-5th invite you to see them perform Cinderella! Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Friday, May 5th 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 6th 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm
Ogden International School Auditorium
24 West Walton
Adult Tickets $15
Student Tickets $10
PTA Teacher Appreciation Events: The following events will be held in celebration of teacher appreciation next week:
Do you want to know what's going on with our Middle School and High School? Check out their Ogden International Weekly: HERE is the edition for April 19th.
Please remember to send in all of your box tops. The classroom with the most will win a special prize from PTA. They are due by June 1st.
(Incoming K for 2017-2018) Kindergarten Registration: Please fill out THIS survey to initiate the K registration process for next year.
K-5 Yearbook Pre-order: Please pre-order your yearbook for this school year
HERE. LIMITED SUPPLIES! Order now!
Just released! 2017-2018 CPS School Calendar
UPCOMING EVENTS - A LOOK AHEAD:
Monday, April 24th
Friday, April 28st
Morning Shuttles to West Campus
7:15a pickup at East Campus - first come, first served
Kindergarten = Exit same doors as morning entrance, doors 8 - 11 by cafeteria on Walton
Grades 1-2 = Exit the Main Entrance on Walton
Grade 3 = Exit Door 5 by Oak & State
Grades 4-5 = Exit Door 3 by Oak & Dearborn
Let me show you why "I (heart) Ogden"!
Principal: Dr. Michael S. Beyer
Heads of Schools
East Campus: Cara Kranz
West Campus: Dr. Stacie Chana