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5/4/2016 9:10 AM First Grade Field Trip (Picotte Calendar) First Grade will ride the school bus to the Rose Theater today! Students will need to bring a completely "disposable" sack lunch.
5/6/2016 8:50 AM Track and Field Day / Bar-B-Q (Picotte Calendar) Mark your calendar!  This is a fun day for the students and they would really like for you to share it with them. 
5/8/2016 12:05 AM Happy Mother;s Day! (Picotte Calendar)
5/10/2016 8:00 AM Primary Election (Picotte Calendar) Don't Forget to Vote Today!
5/11/2016 5:30 PM Pancake Man / BOGO Book Fair (Picotte Calendar) Breakfast for Dinner!  Bring the whole family! The Pancake Man will be here flipping his way through stacks and stacks of pancakes!  You can also check out the Buy One Get One (BOGO) Scholastic Book Fair while you're here.  More books for your bucks!
5/12/2016 2:00 PM Spring Instrumental / Vocal Music Program (Picotte Calendar) Fourth grade Instrumental students and 3rd grade Vocal Music students will perform a Spring Concert today.  Program will last 30 - 60 minutes.  Parents are invited to attend!
5/13/2016 8:50 AM Skin Cancer Awareness (Picotte Calendar) Staff and students are encouraged to wear orange today and bring their coins for our ongoing "Pennies for a Purpose" campaign. 
5/16/2016 7:00 PM PTA Meeting (Picotte Calendar) Last PTA meeting of the year!  Everyone welcome. Babysitting will be available!
5/17/2016 6:00 PM Skating Party (Picotte Calendar) Join yourfriends at SkateDaze for a night of skating or playing in thePlaydazium. Hope to see you there!
5/19/2016 8:30 AM 4th Grade to Lincoln (Picotte Calendar) Today is the much anticipated field trip to Lincoln.  It will be a fun-filled, busy day!

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Making Invisible Histories Visible - Monday, October 26, 2015
Mr. Jordan Boyer, a history teacher at Central High School, had the privilege of taking part in the summer program "Making Invisible Histories Visible".  It is a program for incoming OPS 9th graders where they are given the opportunity to take part in a historical research project on a variety of topics from year to year.  During the summer of 2015, the topic was "Historical Landmarks" in Omaha.  Mr. Boyer's group, which was comprised of one college student (assistant), three OPS students and him, was assigned Picotte Elementary School.  More specifically, Dr. Susan Picotte and why there is a school in OPS named after her.  The students in the group did a wonderful job researching, writing, and going out to the actual sites throughout the two week project.  One of the days they visited Picotte Elementary and took some pictures of the exterior of the building.  Click on "Read More" to see their finished product!  read more ...

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