Week of Oct. 26 – 30

Counselor's Corner / RED RIBBON WEEK

Oct. 26 – 30 – We will be participating in Red Ribbon Week. We will learn about the importance of living a healthy, drug, alcohol, and tobacco free live. Here is a LINK for taking the pledge together with your child. You can also find other resources HERE. We hope to see students participate in our spirit days:

Oct. 30 – Join us for our Drive Through Halloween Parade!

You can wear a costume! Please stay in your car, and wear a mask. Students will receive treats and a free book! For everyone’s safety, please enter the north staff parking lot by turning right off of S. Greensview (No left turn into the parking lot). You will go through the kindergarten gate and to the playground. Please drive very slowly and follow any signs. You will exit through the bus loop and take a right on S. Greensview (no left turn). There will be door prizes for random OPTC members. Be prepared to show your paypal or credit card confirmation of joining.

Do you need to join OPTC??? CLICK HERE! Check out our fresh, new logo! Come fly with us! Joining OPTC is an easy, inexpensive way to support our students, teachers, and school campus! This year’s theme is “Together we can do anything Virtually!” All proceeds stay on campus! CLICK HERE to see the 20-21 proposed OPTC Budget.

Leader In Me / Leader In Me

On Oct. 26 we will be starting Habit #2 – Begin with the end in mind. CLICK HERE for a parent letter regarding habit 2. You can also view this PARENT GUIDE to Leader in Me.

It is important for students to share what they are learning about the habits. You can also watch this touching video called 80th Birthday regarding the importance of Beginning with the End in Mind.

Habits / Habit 2- Begin With The End in Mind

We will be working with students to plan ahead and set goals. We will help them to think about how their choices affect their future.

FREE COVID 19 Testing at Olympic View

Testing – Anne Arundel County Department of Health

Dear Olympic View Families and Friends,

We will be offering COVID testing at Olympic View on Oct. 28. Please CLICK HERE for information on how to register for a test. You MUST register by Oct 25. We will be offering Antibody and Virus tests.

Here are FAQ’s:

English

Spanish

Don’t Forget! Your child can select books from the library for curbside pickup! You can drive by EVERY OTHER TUESDAY from 12:30 – 2:30 pm. Please be sure to return library books already checked out! The dates for curbside pick-up are:

October: 13, 27 November: 10, December: 1, 15

To directions on how to reserve your books, CLICK HERE.

Below are links to the Morning Messages from last week.

Morning Messages - Differentiated | Teach123

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Attention Military Families

We have a have a Military Family life Counselor! Jennifer Ornelas is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has been working as a Military and Family Life Counselor (MFLC) since April 2017. During her graduate work at USC, she completed a specialization certificate in Military Social Work, while also earning her Master’s degree. In addition to having 11+ years of experience in which she has specifically worked in the multi-faceted and dynamic role of providing counseling support, she also possesses

a solid educational foundation and a purposeful passion for helping. She specializes in warmth, connection, empathy, and solutions. In her current role as a MFLC at Olympic View Elementary, Jennifer is available to help support students, families and staff . She is available to work virtually with individuals, families and groups, as well as provide classroom presentation on topics such as stress management, deployment cycles and friendship skills. Here is her CONTACT INFORMATION

Save the Date! Nov. 10, we will be having a Family Military Night Via Zoom! All Military families are invited! We will have a craft project, a scavenger hunt and other fun activities. More information to come!

We will be having a Veteran’s Day video tribute to all of our military families. We would

Veterans Day in 2020/2021 - When, Where, Why, How is Celebrated?

love to include your pictures or short videos you would like to submit. Please use THIS LINK to upload your pictures/videos.

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