Butterfield-Odin Public School 2016-2017 School Year Calendar is online, please click on the Academic Calendar Tab for information. First day of classes for grades 7-12 is August 22, 2016. Grades K-6 will have early entrance conferences August. 22 & 23, with first day of classes on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.
Our school is located in Southern Minnesota with a school population of 235 K-12 students.We have the following activities available. We also have a pre-school for 3 and 4 year olds, Special Education classes for all Education related disabilities, a School Counselor, Social Worker, Family Facilitator, Nurse, Psychologist and Staff highly qualified and appropriately licensed in each teaching area. We encourage you to check out our school. We offer the following sports. We are combined with St. James to form the St. James Area Saints! Go SAINTS! Fall: Girls Tennis, Girls/Boys Cross Country, Football, Volleyball. Winter: G/B Basketball, Gymnastics, Wrestling Spring: Boys Tennis, G/B Track, Baseball, Softball. There is a reduced sports fee thanks to a grant from the MSHSL for any student on free/Reduced lunch. Inquire at 507-956-2771 for details..
Special School Board Meeting Dates
Special Board Meeting Thursday, August 4 at 5:30 in the Media Center Purpose: Screening meeting to determine interim superintendent finalists and to finalize interview questions and procedures
Special Board Meeting Thursday, August 11 at 5:30 in the Media Center Purpose: First round interviews of interim superintendent candidates and selection of candidates for second round interviews
Special Board Meeting Monday, August 15 at 4:30 in the Media Center Purpose: Second round of interviews and information presented by Board Chair Penner on reference checks
Regular Board Meeting Monday, August 15 at 7:00 in the Media Center
August Special Board Mtg
Click on your child's sport and then it will sign you up for automated reminders/cancelations and rescheduled events to come right to your e-mail, phone or both! A great tool for parents to keep on top of things! If you have any questions, please contact: Sandy Melheim @ 507-956-2771 2015-2016 Spring Sports:All necessary forms and participation fees MUST be brought to the District Office BEFORE a student is eligible to practice. Physicals must be taken every 3 years. A current physical must be on file before participating in practice. Sports Fees:Grades 9-12 $70.00 @ sport
Grades 7-8 $45.00 @ sport
Note:A student may qualify for reduced activity fee participation f he/she is on the Educational Benefit Program(i.e.-Free/Reduced Lunch). The current year forms must be on file to take advantage of this opportunity. Fees:Grades 9-12=$25.00 @ sport/ Grades 7-8 = $15.00 @ sport
NOTE:St. James Activities Office phone number (507)-375-5602 regarding any questions for Winter Sports.