School News

Orchard Hills Orchestra Performs


The Orchard Hills Orchestra has been working so hard.  They performed for the school today and they did such a good job!  They told us a little bit about what they have learned and played some songs for us.  They even taught some of their friends how to hold a bow.  Mrs. Drager is the orchestra teacher and she does a fabulous job.  Thank you Mrs. Drager!

DARE Graduation


DARE is a program offered to all 5th grade students at Orchard Hills Elementary. DARE stands for Drug Alcohol Resistance Education and is desinged to teach students the risks involved with underage drinking, tobacco use and using illegal drugs. The point of DARE is to provide these students with the appropriate knowledge and skill set to make an educated & well-thought out decision when in the future they are confronted with drugs and alcohol.

Mrs. Lisonbee Receives Crystal Apple Award


Eileen is an amazing teacher and puts her whole heart into her work and students. She is here bright and early every morning and stays late working around the clock to make sure her students are getting the best possible education that she can give them. Eileen is always going above and beyond. Whether it be making stone soup with her students or doing the dang Elf on the Shelf in her class…her kids have something fun to look forward to each day.

Gobble Off


We had our annual Turkey Gobble Off today!  What a fun tradition.  It is very entertaining.  Each class picked a winner and then there was a grade level gobble off.  Each class winner won a turkey, grae level winners received a trophy, and the 2 overall winners won a turkey!  Good job everyone!!

Also, as part of the assembly it was announced that for the Box Top competition for the month (boy vs. girls) the girls won!  So Mr. Murray and Mr. Craig got a pie in their face.  

Gobble Off Grade Level Winners:

Kindergarten--Tristen Prince

Yearbook Cover Contest


Orchard Hills is having a yearbook this year.  There was a contest for the cover.  Here are the entries for the contest.  They are incredible and we wanted to share them for you to see!  A winner will be chosen for the cover and then there will be a winner for each grade leve and those will be on the back of the yearbook.  Winners will be announced later today.