November 2015  
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Our next “We Give Wednesday” is December 2nd. The theme is wear RED and GREEN. Get in the holiday spirit by giving and wearing your favorite holiday themed attire!

Wednesday, December 2:

Wear Red and Green

Bring 50 cents and wear your favorite holiday attire!

Holiday Food Drive

all food should be non-perishable and new

During the week of Monday, December 7 thru Friday, December 11 we will be collecting items for Church Community Services.  Please see below for a list of items that will be collected each day.  More information will come home closer to the date of the food drive.
 Monday, December 7 thru Friday, December 11

   Monday: breakfast item  (cereal, oatmeal, granola bars, etc.)

  Tuesday: paper product   (toilet paper, paper towels, paper plates, etc.)

 Wednesday: canned vegetable or fruit

  Thursday: toiletries   (toothpaste/brush, shampoo, soap, deodorant, etc.)

  Friday: canned meat or boxed meal  

October Attendance Class

Attendance Award

Let’s congratulate Mrs. Hamilton’s class on winning the Attendance Ribbon for the month of October.  Way to go Mrs. Hamilton’s class, we are proud of you, and of all the students who do their best to get to school every day, on time, and ready to learn.

Have a great day Eagles!


Ox Bow students

were at school everyday in October


Ox Bow students

had NO tardies in October

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Welcome to Ox Bow Elementary School!

 Mr. Myers   By Mr. Kent Myers

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Welcome to Ox Bow Elementary School!  We are very interested in keeping you informed about Ox Bow Elementary.  We are a K-4 elementary school and part of the Concord Community Schools between the cities of Elkhart and Goshen.   Our community is heavily involved in all of Concord Schools and is a great support of academics, athletic and music programs. Ox Bow staff and parents are committed and invested in providing students the best education they can receive as we build strong character and academic foundations in our children. 

Other important information about Ox Bow:

  • We have about 500 students with approximately one hundred students in each grade.
  • Class sizes are currently between 20-29 students per classroom.
  • We consistently have between 85-95% of our students in 3rd and 4th grade pass Math and English/Language Arts ISTEP tests.
  • Very few students do not pass IREAD-3 (3rd grade state reading test)
  • Students visit Ox Bow County Park four or more times each year (the park borders our property).
  • Ox Bow has a very involved and active PTO. Please email if you are interested in supporting a program.
  • We have a volunteer program called SOAR in which community members visit students every week for 30 minutes to provide academic support and build relationships with students. If you wish to participate and are willing to give 30 minutes each week, please contact Sarah Hooley at  SOAR has supported 50-80 students each year.
  • To learn more about Ox Bow Elementary, please visit the Indiana Department of Education information site at

If you still have questions or interest in finding out more about Ox Bow Elementary, please feel free to call the Ox Bow office at (574) 875-8538 or email me at

Kent Myers

  • 8:25 Student Arrival
  • 8:25 - 8:45 Breakfast
  • 8:50  Day Begins
  • 3:35  Day Ends
  • 3:45  Buses Leave

    Tuesday Late Arrival Day
  • 8:55 Student Arrival
  • 8:55 - 9:15 Breakfast
  • 9:20  Day Begins
  • 3:35  Day Ends
  • 3:45  Buses Leave

•Lunch Schedule

 Grade    Lunch    Recess
 4th Grade
  11:15- 11:35
  11:35 – 12:00
 Kindergarten   11:40 - 12:00
  12:00 - 12:25
 2nd Grade   12:05 - 12:25

12:25 - 12:50
 3rd Grade   12:30-12:50   12:50 – 1:15
 1st Grade
  12:55-1:15   1:15-1:35

Enrollment for all grade levels:
Bring the following documents:
  • Student's birth certificate or court document
    of guardianship
  • Parent/Guardian's driver's license
  • Proof of residency (Mortgage deed,
    current lease, etc)
  • Student's immunization records