Daily Announcements

OPES is participating in the district-wide Hunger Drive.
Monday: Bring in canned fruit or vegetables for your chance to enter a raffle to eat lunch with Mrs. Locklier or Mrs. Rhodes!
Tuesday: Bring boxed pasta (mac/cheese, noodles etc...) and you will get a free homework pass!
Wednesday: Bring on the go breakfast items... (cereal bars, oatmeal etc...) and you can wear your pajamas to school!
Thursday: Bring in canned meat... (tuna, spam, chicken or soup with meat) and you can wear a hat to school!
Friday: Free day! Bring in ANY food item and receive a "trick" or "treat"!

Visitor Sign-In System Requires Valid Driver's License

In our continued effort to keep children safe, Orchard Park Elementary has implemented a new login system. This system enables secured check-in of all visitors and volunteers at our school. To check in, you will need to scan your driver’s license or state ID card. Please remember to bring it with you.

If you DO NOT HAVE a valid driver's license
, please get a South Carolina ID Card. Find out more on the DMV web site.

Get Pollen & Spore Levels:

Mobile Pollen APP Now Available! Know what is blooming and irritating your nose! Now you can instantly access pollen and spore levels by location, anytime, anyplace. 

AAAAI.org from your iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, or home computer. 

~ From the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

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Important Announcements

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Upcoming Events

Monday, October 27
FMSD School Board Candidate Forum - Sponsored by The Teachers Forum
Location: Doby's Bridge Elementary School
Time:  6:30pm - 8:30pm
Free Childcare - Reserve
Spirit Night at McAlister's Deli
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday, November 1
Bike Rodeo
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuesday, November 4
Election Day Holiday
General Election
No classes for students and staff.
Fri, Nov 7 - Fri, Nov 14
Book Fair in the Media Center

Friday, November 7
Board of Trustees School Visits
Locations:  OPES & PKES
Time:  11:45am
Tuesday, November 11
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Location:  District Office
Time:  6:00pm
Wednesday, November 12
Principals' Meeting
Location:  District Office
Time:  9:00am
Friday, November 14
OPES Family Movie Night - Monsters University

Tuesday, November 18
Board of Trustees Work Session - Cancelled
Location:  District Office
Time:  6:00pm
Work Session cancelled for 11/18/2014

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