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April 2024

School News

Brave Warrior Challenge Kickoff - Pledging Starts - April 1st 

Faculty Senate Day - Three Hour Early Out - Monday, April 8th

March Perfect Attendance Reward (Ice Cream Sundaes) - Tuesday, April 9th @ 1:30pm

Outback Olympics grades: K, 1st, & 2nd - Tuesday, April 16th

Outback Olympics grades: 3rd, 4th, & 5th - Wednesday, April 17th 

Midterm Grades - Thursday, April 18th

Brave Warrior Challenge - Pledging Ends - April 22nd

PTO meeting - Monday, April 22nd @ 4:30 pm ALL parents are invited to attend!

Last Day for AfterSchool - Tuesday, April 23rd

Brave Warrior Challenge will be held on Thursday, May 2nd

Military Families Click Here for Common Ground Website

School Apparel Sale - go to:

2023-2024 Strategic Plan: 23-24 Big Otter Strategic Plan

To access the WV Balanced Scorecard for Big Otter Elementary School, please click on the link: WV Balanced Scorecard (

Testing Transparency – Big Otter Elementary School

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act



2012-2013 National Title I Distinguished School

2013-2014 WV School of Excellence

Home of the Big Otter Braves!!!

Big Otter Elementary School
59 Ossia Rd.
Duck, WV  25063
Telephone:  304-286-3111
Fax:  304-286-3112

Mr. Anthony Boggs
Mrs. Andrea Helmick

Four Teachers of the Year and Twelve Teachers of Excellence!

Building Opportunities Expecting Success

Mission Statement:
Building Opportunities for education by way of promoting and Expecting Success for all students

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Clay County Schools
242 Church Street, PO Box 120
Clay, WV  25043
Telephone (304) 587-4266     Fax (304) 587-4181