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Featured New Staff - Mrs. Lynn Wattier

Lynn (Parks) Wattier is a familiar face to the Eagle family.  Lynn graduated from O'Neill High School in 1993.  She joins the OPS staff as a paraeducator as well as co-sponsoring the cheerleaders.  Lynn and her husband Eric have five children, Tyler Wattier (29), Shelby Wattier (27), Asher Parks Wattier (22), Keaton Wattier (18), and Brooklyn Wattier (16).  Keaton and Brooklyn are currently students at OHS.  . . .

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Featured New Staff - Mariah (Mo) Utter

Mariah Utter, more commonly known as Mo, has joined the Eagle family as the Elementary Art and Technology teacher.  Mo grew up in Brewster and graduated from Fort Hays State.  This will be her first year teaching.  Previously she was working at Handlebend Copper Shop.  She has an adorable dog named Rasta and is excited for the opportunity to share her love of art with the students at O'Neill Elementary School. . . .

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Featured New Staff - Mrs. Jill Romesser

Jill Romesser has joined the O'Neill family as the special education van driver.  Jill is married to Aaron Romesser.  They have four children attending OPS, Brayden, Hailey, Jailyn, and Coltyn.  We are excited to have Jill and her entire family as O'Neill Eagles.

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Featured New Staff - Mr. Shane Kruse

Welcome Back to Mr. Shane Kruse!  Mr. Kruse was the Elementary Art teacher a few years ago.  He left O'Neill to be closer to family and as fate would have it, he was able to move back to the area and join O'Neill Public Schools as the High School Art teacher.  He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney.  He grew up in Gothenburg.  He and his wife currently reside in Ainsworth with their four . . .

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First Student - Now Hiring School Bus Drivers

First Student is now hiring school bus drivers. Paid Training! Competitive Starting Wages Sign-On Bonus (Conditions Apply) Apply Online at Workatfirst.com

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School Board Meeting Notice

Board Work Session - October 25, 2021 - 6:30 pm Regular Board Meeting - October 11, 2021 - 7:30 pm Board Work Session - October 11, 2021 - 6:30 pm Notice of Hearing to Set Final Tax Request - October 11, 2021 - 6:15 pm Regular Board Meeting - September 13, 2021 - 7:30 pm Notice of Hearing to Set Final Tax Request - September 13, 2021 - 7:15 pm Board Work Session - September 13, 2021 . . .

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NSAA Pre-Participation Physical Examinations

Physical Examinations will be required for all incoming 7th-12th grade students participating in sports during the 2021-2022 school year.  Avera Medical Group, Elkhorn Valley Medicine, and local area chiropractors will be providing sport physicals.  Physical forms and parent consent forms will be available at both medical clinics, the Jr-Sr High School Office, and O'Neill Public Schools Administrative Office located at 410 . . .

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School Meals at No Charge for All Students

Effective for School Year 2021-22, O’Neill Public School will serve meals at no charge to enrolled students. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved use of the Seamless Summer Option (SSO), which allows local school districts to provide no-cost meals to all enrolled students for the duration of the 2021-22 school year. If you believe your family qualifies for Free or Reduced-price school meals, . . .

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Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plans for the 2021-2022 School Year

O'Neill Public Schools has updated our Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plans for the 2021-2022 school year.  Please review these drafts and share your thoughts via the survey link or in person at our Public Forum at 7:00 pm on Monday, July 12th in the board room at 410 E. Benton St.   O'Neill Public Schools Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and . . .

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Laptop Checkout Information

Regulations and Rules Laptop Checkout Video Laptop Checkout Quiz Form Student/Parent . . .

Jul 20, 2021

My School Menus

Lunchtime Solutions has updated their digital monthly menus for the 2020-2021 school year.  Parents can click the links below to review . . .

Jul 27, 2020

K-12 Student Accident Insurance

New this year the Student Assurance Services has an online option to enroll in the student accident insurance plan.  PDF copies of the . . .

Jul 19, 2020

Used Apple Devices for Purchase

O'Neill Public Schools is selling used Apple MacBooks and iPads.  The devices have been restored to the original state and cleared . . .

Apr 27, 2021

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