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OPS News: Lessons from a Third-Grade Classroom, Inspiring Excellence Spotlight, and more!
OPS News is a periodic email to Owatonna Public Schools parents.  As parents, you want to know what's happening in your child's classroom, school, and the district.  OPS News is designed to help by giving you updates on district happenings.  Below is a preview of the February 2019 OPS News.

I Love My Job! Lessons from a Third Grade Classroom
Last Friday, Superintendent Jeff Elstad had the unique privilege of substitute teaching at McKinley Elementary in Mrs. Thurnau’s third grade classroom. This came after a United Way challenge in our district this year where any employee who matched his annual donation amount was entered into a drawing to have the superintendent substitute for them for the day.   Click here to read Mr. Elstad's comments about this experience.

Video:  Sub for a day

#Inspiring Excellence Spotlight:  School Resource Officers Matt Oeltjenbruns and Brady Vaith
Congratulations to Matt Oeltjenbruns and Brady Vaith for being February's #InspiringExcellence Spotlight. Matt and Brady (who happen to be cousins) serve as School Resource Officers (SRO) for the Owatonna Public School District.  Click here to read more about Matt and Brady and their roles in the district.

Also in this issue:
May 14, 2019 Special Election: New High School
High School Tours Open to the Public
Kindergarten Registration Now Online
Montessori Program Information

Click here to read the February 2019 OPS News!

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