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Volunteers Needed

We are still looking for a few VIP Readers for Read Across America on Monday, March 2nd. If you are interested in reading to a class please go to this link for more information. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b45acad2ba3fa7-read

We also need some volunteers to assist with the Spring Book Fair from March 16-20. Volunteers will not need to collect money. But we do need people to escort students to and from class and to help with book selection. Find more information and sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b45acad2ba3fa7-spring3

Thank you!

Posted by: Kelley Knoll
Published: 2/24/15

Six Flags Reading Logs are Due

Six Flags Read to Succeed Reading Logs are due tomorrow, Wednesday the 25th. If your child has read for six hours please make sure the log is completed and have your child turn it in to his/her teacher. Thanks!

Posted by: Kelley Knoll
Published: 2/24/15

Blood Drive

Please stop by Oliver today (2/3/15) and donate blood in the Bloodmobile.  The class with the most people to come in and donate will win a pizza party!

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 2/3/15

2015-2016 PTO Officers

We are seeking nominations for next year's PTO Officers.  If you have nominations for President, Vice President, or Secretary, please email Mr. Kiser at kiserb@russellcsd.net.

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 2/3/15

Taste of Chocolate and PTO

Please join us tonight at 5:00 in the lunchroom for our Taste of Chocolate and Sweet Eats fundraiser.  Then, stick around for our PTO meeting at 6:00 in the gym.  The dance team and cheerleaders will perform and we will be taking nominations for 2015-2016 PTO officers.  We will continue our fundraiser at the conclusion of the meeting.  See you there!

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 2/2/15

Yearbook Pictures

The yearbook is seeking a few wonderful school year images! We would love to include your child's school activities, so please send us some of your photos. To submit pictures:  Go to  www.yearbookwizard.com/uploads and enter the school code 704314. The last day to submit pictures is January 30th. The School Yearbook Team thanks you for your image contribution. Please select high quality images for best reproduction in the yearbook. Low resolution images may not be able to be used. After reviewing photo submissions, The School Yearbook Team will determine the final selections for publication. Thank you!


Posted by: Kelley Knoll
Published: 1/21/15

Read to a Class

Every year on Read Across America, we place a special VIP Reader in each class. The reader is invited to share a favorite children's book and their love of reading with the class. VIP Readers may bring an age appropriate book with them or they may borrow one from the school library. We would love to have you join us on March 2nd from 2:00-2:45 EST to read to a class! Please click on the link below to sign up. Thank you!!


Posted by: Kelley Knoll
Published: 1/21/15

Teacher of the Year

Please join Oliver Elementary in congratulating Ms. Carolyn Kirkland, our 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year!

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 12/12/14

Talent Show

Thank you to everyone who organized, judged, participated in and attended our Talent Show. We raised $707 for the United Way!

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 12/12/14

Teacher of the Year Nominations

Parents, if you would like to nominate a teacher for Oliver Elementary School Teacher of the Year, please email our PTO president, Mr. David Warren, at d_warr69@yahoo.com by Tuesday morning. The criteria that will be used to evaluate nominees are as follows:

-Education History
-Community Involvement
-Respect of School Community
-Innovation in the Classroom
-Leadership Qualities

We appreciate your input!

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 12/4/14

PTO Meeting

Please join us tonight in the gym at 6:00 eastern for our PTO meeting. The Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade classes will be performing as will the chorus and drama club.

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 12/1/14

Progress Reports

Progress reports were distributed yesterday.

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 11/20/14

Early Release

Tomorrow, November 21, 2014 is a half day for students.  Students will be released starting at 11:35 am.

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 11/20/14

Canned Food Drive

The Student Council would like to thank everyone that sent in canned goods. We collected close to 550 food items. The homeroom that collected the most items was Ms. Crow's 5th grade homeroom. Congratulations!

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 11/18/14

Russell County Youth Basketball Registration

See attachment for details.

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 11/14/14

Veteran's Day

As a reminder, there will be no school tomorrow, November 11, in honor of Veteran's Day.  Thank you to all who have served our country!

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 11/10/14

Make Up Pictures

Make up pictures are tomorrow, November 7!

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 11/6/14

Children's Book Week Nov. 3-7

Daily Events:

  • Mystery Book Announcements
  • Get Caught Reading!
  • Visit the Book Fair
  • Surprise DEAR Times

Daily Dress-Up Schedule:


  • Monday: Reading is right, so dress like a "kNight" and wear pajamas.
  • Tuesday: If you are crazy about reading, dress like a Jester and wear mismatched clothes.
  • Wednesday: Royal Readers require Regal Headwear, so wear a hat/crown.
  • Thursday: Reading is magical, so dress like the Royal Wizard or Witch.
  • Friday: You are invited to the Royal Library, so represent your kingdom. (Wear your school shirt, school colors, or grade level creation) 
  • Please remember all costumes should meet the dress code. Thanks!


Posted by: Kelley Knoll
Published: 10/31/14

Sir Readalot's Book Fair
  • Visit the Book Fair Webpage here to preview books and shop online. http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=oliverelementaryschool
  • The Book Fair will be open from 8:40 -2:00 on Nov. 3-7.
  • You and your child are invited to visit! Most of the books start at around $5.00.
  • Tuesday is Family day. Loved Ones are invited to come and look at the books and shop with their child(ren). We will also open at 8:00 AM on Tuesday. Local relatives or loved ones are invited to join us!
  • Payment forms: Cash or credit cards (with ID).  Gift cards may not be used.
  • Please send your child’s money in an envelope or Ziploc bag with their name and the amount.
  • The book fair is a great way to stock up on educational and fun Christmas reading!


Posted by: Kelley Knoll
Published: 10/31/14

Grant Check

Senator Billy Beasley presented a $3,500 Community Service Education Grant check to Oliver Elementary at Tuesday's board meeting. We are very appreciative of Senator Beasley's support for our school!

Posted by: Brandon Kiser
Published: 10/30/14

Contact Us

 Oliver Elementary School

 77 Longview Street

 Seale, AL 36875

 Phone: 706-321-2241

 Fax: 334-855-3201