Butterfield-Odin Public School - Dist. #836


Butterfield-Odin Public School           
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..    



News and Announcements
Wednesday, Nov. 11:  THANK YOU VETERANS!
Tuesday, Nov. 24: 1st Trimester Ends
Wed.,Nov. 25: NO SCHOOL for Students 
Teacher Workshop AM
NO SCHOOL/Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 26 and 27
School Resumes on Monday, November 30  2nd Trimester Begins
Mon.,Dec. 14: Gr. 5-12 Holiday Band/Choir Concert 7:00 pm
Mon. Dec. 21: Gr. K-4 Elementary Holiday Concert 7:00 pm  NOTE DATE CHANGE

The SPORTS CALENDAR is now available on our website. Click on the top right button that says St. James Area Activities Calendar and it will take you to the link. You need to click on your child's sport and then it will sign you up for automated reminders/cancellations 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 us!

2015 Homecoming Queen Jennifer Oviedo and King Wong Lee
Sports Calendar 
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 Winter 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: Practice bus/times schedules are being organized at this time.  St. James Activities Office phone number (507)-375-5602 regarding any questions for Winter Sports.
WINTER SPORTS: November 9th: Boys Basketball practice begins Gr. 7-12
                                                    Gymnastics practice begins Gr.7-12
                              November 16th:Girls Basketball practice begins Gr. 7-12
                                                     Wrestling practice begins Gr. 7-12

NEWS from the NURSE: FREE FLU SHOTS ages 2 years-18 years held at the Butterfield-Odin Small Gym 2:00-5:30 pm. All children are eligible for these flu shots, even if they have insurance that pays for shots.  most of the children will receive the flu mist, which is a nasal spray. The flu mist has been proven to give the best protection against the flu.  Flu Clinic offered through Watonwan County Public Health
School Contact Information

Butterfield-Odin Public School - ISD 836
For information regarding this site please contact the school at (507) 956-2771. Fax (507) 956-3431
440 Hubbard Avenue/PO Box 189 Butterfield, Mn. 56120

For full directory listing see Staff Directory tab on the left.
Butterfield-Odin Public School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

School Board Members: Joel Penner-Chairperson, Leon Wenner-Vice Chairperson
Anders Pierson - Treasurer,Tammy Wolle-Clerk,Kristy Haseman - Director, Renae Meyer - Director,
Diane Peterson, Director.

Meetings are held every 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm unless otherwise noted. Please call in advance in case of meeting date/time change.  Meetings are open to the public.  If you would like to be on the agenda, please contact the school at (507) 956-2771.   We welcome visitors to the meetings. 
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