Welcome to North Omak Elementary!

North houses our preschoolers through second graders - a total of about 530 students! We love learning while having fun, whether it's our music concerts, science projects, reading contests and more.


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Omak School District seeks to make information accessible to people with all disabilities. If you are having difficulty accessing information on this website, please contact Communications Officer Georgia Lamb at 509-826-8340 or glamb@omaksd.org.





OSD Meals

Our main goal is to ensure your children are fed during the extended school closure.

Click 'here' to read about our meal pick up and drop off times and locations. 

Haga clic 'aquí' para leer sobre nuestros horarios y lugares de recogida y devolución de comidas.


COVID-19 Updates

You can find updated information about the Coronavirus 'here'UPDATED- Saturday, April 4, 2020- 9:51 a.m. (Addition of OCPH's April 3, 2020 COVID-19 update)

School Closure



Public Television ResourceOSPI and public television stations in our state have partnered to bring about educational programming for students in grades 6-12 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM daily.  To see programming, please view the WORLD Channel website and refer to the pdf below for any questions.

Public Television Resources.pdf





Student Enrichment:

Prevent “Out of School” Slide

Parents are all teachers now, but we don’t want you to feel alone. We are compiling a list of useful resources to help you navigate this transition. It is neither comprehensive nor meant to replace the learning your students would get in their classrooms. They are simply to augment the instruction that your children would have received if we were not experiencing this closure. Pick a few that you like, but don't overwhelm yourself or the student. The goal is to continue practicing their skills so they don't have the "Out of School" slide.

There are some special challenges for every student so you will need to find materials that are appropriate for your children’s level of education. As you provide material to them, you will figure out if it is too easy or difficult for them and adjust accordingly.


20 Tips For Teaching From Home As We Work To Stem The Tide Of Coronavirus

Follow the link for the full article with explanations of each tip: https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/life/2020/03/26/20-tips-teaching-home-we-work-stem-tide-coronavirus/2919236001/

1. Dedicate a school work zone  
2. Establish a routine 
3. Pick weekly themes.
4. Create lesson plans 
5. Let the kids help plan 
6. Do a mix of activities 
7. Get them outside
8. Allow time for independent play
9. Use the internet often 
10. Read. Read. Read
11. Don’t feel guilty about upping screen time
12. Put the kids to work
13. Practice mindfulness
14. Don’t strive for perfection
15. Be flexible 
16. Have grace with yourself 
17. You don’t have to do this alone 
18. Keep your kids connected to their classmates 
19. Keep checking in with your school district
20. Miss it? Don’t stress it 



** New Lessons from Mrs. Hack's Science Class**

[coming soon!]





Some of the sites below may require password. If your student does not know personal access information, please e-mail their teacher.

Have you talked to your kids about school closures related to COVID-19?

Kids may have been talking about COVID-19 for days or even weeks, and now their lives are being upended by the virus as schools across Washington close for six weeks. Let them know it’s natural and OK to be worried. Remind them that many kids who have gotten COVID-19 have recovered well from the virus.

How to talk to your kids about COVID-19 and school closures

  • Be honest with them. When accurate information isn’t available, children often think of the worst-case scenario. Don’t ignore their concerns, but explain that very few people have COVID-19. Let them know that schools are closed to slow the spread of the virus across the state, not necessarily because there are cases in their school.  
  • Monitor television viewing and social media. Limit screen time as much as possible, and avoid watching or listening to information that might be upsetting with your kids around. Remind them that many stories about COVID-19 online are based on rumors and inaccurate information.
  • Make yourself available. Kids may need extra time with you to process their concerns, feelings, and questions. Make sure they know that you’re there to listen to them, and provide them with plenty of love and affection.  
  • Remain calm and assuring. Kids pick up on your verbal and nonverbal reactions, so make sure you’re in control of those. Help re-frame your kids’ concerns into the appropriate perspective.

Other ways to help kids manage their stress

  • Practice proper health and hygiene. Encourage proper health and hygiene with your kids by doing things like creating drawings to remember family routines or teaching them to wash hands for the correct amount of time by singing a song.  
  • Keep a consistent schedule. Consistent bedtimes, meals, and exercise will help your family feel a sense of calm among change.
  • If available, encourage students to access distance learning options. School districts are allowed to provide distance learning if they can provide it equitably to all students. Check with your school district for more information.
  • Have fun! Do things that make your family feel better in times of stress, such as watching movies, reading, or playing games.

Keep yourself and your family safe

Keep yourself and your family safe by staying home when you’re sick, covering your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, washing your hands often with soap and water, and cleaning frequently touched surfaces and objects.

Keep yourself informed

Your child’s school district should be providing regular communication with families. This includes calls, emails, text messages, and other methods that they already use to communicate. If you’re not hearing from your district during a closure, get in touch with your school principal or district superintendent.

More Coronavirus Resources: (see links below)

NEWS FOR YOU

Okanogan County Child Development Association
You can make a difference in the lives of our community's young readers. A tax-deductible donation improves the literacy of our children. 
Imagination Library Sponsorship Form

Why Sleep Matters


Please Help Improve Student Learning:
Attendance - I understand childhood illnesses and I want children to stay home when truly sick.  But when children miss 20, even 30 days of school, or are chronically tardy, it can severely affect their success in academics and their social relationships.  A team of teachers and staff here at North are working on incentives to raise our attendance rate percentages. Attendance is being tracked on a large bulletin board in the front foyer. Please make attendance at school a very high priority. Thank you. 

-Mr. Schneider, Principal

Upcoming Events

Quick Links

March Menu.pdf





Reunification Procedures


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Omak School District is now using SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting service that allows students, staff, and parents to submit safety concerns to our administration four different ways: 

SafeSchools

Save the number in your phone so you can use it whenever you need.  You can leave your contact info, or report anonymously.  (In case of an emergency, still call 911!)


Non-Discrimination Statement
Omak School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age,veteran or military status, sexual orientation, sexual expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator: LeAnne Olson, (509) 826-7687, lolson@omaksd.or; and Section 504 Coordinator: John Holcomb, (509) 826-8342, johnholcomb@omaksd.org , P.O. Box 833, Omak, WA 98841.

El Distrito Escolar de Omak no discrimina en ningún programa o actividad por motivos de sexo, raza, credo, religión, color, nacionalidad, edad, estado militar o veterano, orientación sexual, expresión de género o identidad, incapacidad o el uso de un perro entrenado o un animal guía o de servicio, y proporciona el mismo acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos de jóvenes que sean designados. Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para estar a cargo de preguntas y quejas de presunta discriminación: Coordinadora de Derechos Civiles y Coordinador del Título IX: LeAnne Olson, (509) 826-7687, lolson@omaksd.org; y el Coordinador de la sección 504: John Holcomb, (509) 826-8342, johnholcomb@omaksd.org, P.O. Box 833, Omak, WA 98841.