Cancer Comrades

Ray Bomeli is from Bangor originally, but Otsego is home. He taught math at Otsego High School for 37 years, coached baseball and football and was a referee for high school and college girls basketball for 38 years.

Pen Pals

Elementary students hit the ground running when it comes to writing this new school year. Students have a writing journal where they practice the skills of good sentence and paragraph structure, punctuation and adding in details.

OMS Force

Monday afternoon, students cheered on their fellow Jedis and dressed up teachers as droids in a Star Wars themed kick-off assembly for their annual Moovin’ for Moolah fundraiser. The money raised purchases new items for the school. Past items have been new workout equipment for PE, chromebooks and kindles and TVs for the cafeteria.

Gift of Knowledge

Many kids know Gene the Pumpkin Man from getting pumpkins from his farm in Kalamazoo in the fall. But today, they learned a little more about him and the organization that he not only represents, but that gives 3rd graders in Otsego and Plainwell a great gift – a dictionary.

Back-to-School Notes

School Year Calendar

School Start/End Times

Regular School Day Hours Delayed Start School Day Hours

Summer at Stanford

OHS Senior, Heather Parsons, is more determined now than ever to pursue a career in law after attending a summer program at Stanford University. It was called “Intensive Law & Trial”, a program through Stanford Law School and Envision.

3D Idea Ambassador

Otsego technology teacher Michael Miller was just named a Dremel Idea Builder Ambassador. He is one of only 10 educators across the country to receive this distinction. This honor recognizes educators “pioneering the maker movement in STEM education,” according to a news release by Dremel.

Interactive Displays

Fourth graders researched, designed and built animal habitats to put on display for their classmates. It was their unit on animals and different habitats around the world. It became a virtual zoo set up in the hallways, but it was also interactive. While quietly walking from exhibit to exhibit, they heard about the animals living in each location.