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Principal’s Message – August 16, 2021

By August 16, 2021Principal's Message

Monday, August 16, 2021

Good Morning OES Families,

Welcome Back to School!  We are excited to see familiar and new faces at Orem.  We have several new students coming to Orem Elementary.  Tomorrow, our first day of school, our faculty and staff will be wearing matching turquoise t-shirts.  Please let your child/children know that anyone wearing this shirt can help them with any questions they may have. 

Back to school night tonight from 4pm-6pm.  

School begins tomorrow at 9:15am – 3:30pm.  We will not have any “short” days this year.  The doors will unlock in the morning at 8:45am.  Please note the change of start/end times of school.

We encourage everyone to walk to school if possible, however we realize that this may not be possible for everyone.  Because everyone will be arriving and leaving school at the same time, we have implemented the following pick up/drop off procedures.  If the driver of the car’s last name begins with A-B, please pick up/drop off in Zone 1 – the front of the school.  Drivers with the last names beginning with C-G, please use Zone 2 -the far North East entrance, and if your last name begins with the letters H-Z, please use Zone 3 – the East side near the gym doors.  Please see the video for directions and examples.


Breakfast and lunch will be free to all students this year.  We are again encouraging students who bring their lunch from home, to use paper bags to bring their lunch.  If your child needs to bring a lunchbox from home, he or she will be responsible for it.  Even though things are sort of back to normal, we are still being cautious about the health of everyone.  We will continue to encourage a lot of hand washing and sanitizing for our students.  Our staff is continuing with the clean habits we established last year.

Here is a message from our PTA: 


PTA would love to have you stop by and see our new school T-shirt. They will be selling for $5 for youth and $7 for adult shirts. 

At Open House only, we are offering the youth shirts for $4 each, if you buy two or more. 

We would love to have you join us serving in PTA, memberships are $5. 

Lastly, we will also be selling early-bird priced yearbooks for $10

We look forward to seeing you tonight and tomorrow morning!  

 Once again, if you have any questions please feel free to contact us.