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COMPUTER SKILLS are taught at all levels at Ortonville School, begin- ning in the early grades. Technology is always changing and students are kept abreast of the lastest advances. SMART BOARD RESPONDERS have been a great learning tool used in the high school math and science classes. They provide teachers with immediate feedback on student comprehension. Parent Informational HANDS-ON LEARNING is often the best way for students to process new information. Working through experimentation and creating projects is always a fun way to learn. Parents of elementary students are encouraged to at- tend for discussion of curricu- lum, schedules, expectations and other areas of interest re- garding your child's education. Schedules are as follows: 5:00 PM- 1st Grade Mrs. Eastman - Room E126 Mrs. Keller, Room E127 5:30 PM- 3rd Grade Mrs. Anderson - Room E125 1 6:00 PM- 4th Grade Mrs. Ketz - Room E106 Mr. Kirkeby - Room E107 6:30 PM- 5th Grade Mr. Olson - Room E108 Mrs. Radermacher - Room El19 7:00 PM- 6th Grade Mrs. Hoffman - Room El10 Mr. Eustice - Room E109 INDUSTRIAL ARTS COURSES are required for junior high students and offered as electives for senior high stu- dents. Students learn to create projects with metal and wood. LOCKERS ARE ASSIGNED to all students in the elementary and junior and senior high. Ortonvit Teachers will be at the school. They look for- ward to seeing you there! TEXTBOOKS ON CD. Many of the textbooks are now available on CD-rom or available on-line, so students don't have to carry heavy books between school and home. NEWLY IMPLEMENTED IN THE ELEMENTARY classrooms this year are smart boards, that teachers can use for all curriculum.