Baldwin County Public Schools
Orange Beach Elementary Orange Beach, AL

"Sea, Sand, & Stars Gulf Coast Adventure"


School Events
4/24/2014
•  Administrative Professionals Day
Recurrence: Yearly from 4/24/2013 to 4/24/2050
•  Kindergarten Registration
4/25/2014
•  Field Day shirt orders due
4/25/2014 to 5/2/2014
•  Book Fair
Sea, Sand, & Stars to be Featured in Discovering Alabama's Coastal Paradise Series
Sea, Sand, & Stars to be Featured in Discovering Alabama’s Coastal Paradise Series The Steven W. Baker Sea, Sand,...


Digital Improvement at OBES   
Thank you to Modern Signs, LLC for our recent Digital Sign Upgrade at Orange Beach Elementary School!
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Orange Beach Elementary School Terrific Kids for April   
Kindergarten through 3rd Grade

Orange Beach Elementary School Terrific Kids for April   
4th Grade through Sixth Grade

AMSTI Science Community Leader Meeting   
AMSTI Science Community Leader Meeting Monday, April 28th at Orange Beach Elementary School. left to right: Cendy Hart, Melissa...

First Graders Explore Spring   
Students in Mrs. Brunick’s first grade class using their new iPads to take pictures of things that remind them of spring. ...

Gulf Shores Women's Club Donation   
President, Paris Love, and Ms. Pricilla McDonough both of the Gulf Shores Women's Club recently presented a check for $250 to...

Hatch-n-Release 2014   
We have learned a lot during this season of Hatch-n-Release.  We have worked on determining if we think eggs will hatch...

Fifth Grade Energy Activity   
Mrs. Lisa Allen works with 5th grade students from Mrs. Rayborn's class on a lesson about energy & energy resources during...

Ornithology Focus for First Grade   
1st graders from Mrs. Brunick's class hunt for birds, as a wrap up of their unit in Ornithology. The students were to locate,...

Entomology Museum Commercial Contest Entries   
View all of the Project Jubilee entries to Entomology Museum Commercial Contest: Click Here

Kindergarteners Study Life Around the Pond   
Mrs. Hollis' Kindergarten class is researching "Life Around the Pond" and working with partners to create popplet presentations...

Fifth Grade Geography Study   
Students at Orange Beach Elementary School have been given a new enrichment opportunity.  Coach Lamberti, one of the physical...

Second Graders Learn about Constellations   
As part of their unit on space, 2nd grade classes at Orange Beach Elementary created constellation viewers from Pringles potato...

Hatch-n-Release Chicks Near Hatch Day   
OBES students Eli Lynn, Blake Brunick, Hallie Holmes, Brian Carter Brunick, and Connor Gehr are all excited about the approaching...

"Sea, Sand, & Stars Gulf Coast Adventure"   
June 9-14, 2014

Spring Beautification at OBES   
Mr. Ron Kutter and crew of Kutter's Grounds Maintenance recently conducted a Spring beautification landscaping project at Orange...

Fifth Graders Study Acids & Bases   
The students in Mrs. Walker's Fifth Grade Class at Orange Beach Elementary just completed a week long study of Acids and Bases....

Student Participates in US Congress   
Garrett Ard, a sixth grade student in Mrs. Rhonda Mosley's class at Orange Beach Elementary, visited Washington, DC April 1-3,...

3rd Grade Class Garden   
Ms. Rhodes’ class loves their cabbage garden. Not only are the plants growing quickly, the third graders are also able...

4th Grade Bouyancy Lessons   
Ms. Baggett's 4th grade students learned about density this week during a Science AMSTI Lesson.  The students observed,...

Alabama Reading Initiative State Support Staff Trains Coaches and Teachers   
The Alabama Reading Initiative State Support Staff provided training to teachers and coaches at Orange Beach Elementary School...

Learning Earnings Save Animals   
Ms. Rhodes’ class has been working hard to earn Learning Earnings dollars. Students earn these credits by showing good...

Second Grade IPads   
2nd grade students are excited about using iPads to enhance their learning! Students are learning to use different internet browsers...

Honey-Bee Project at OBES   
Local honey-bee keeper and OBES parent, Mr. Justin Stickler, recently teamed with Orange Beach Elementary School and took project-based...

Hatch-n-Release Eggs Candled   
OBES students Morgan Stickler, Daniel Flowers, Lauren Henry and Adam Andrews look on as Marshall Egbert candles eggs that are...

Entomology Contest Winners   
Entomology Contest Winners:Orange Beach Elementary School Project Jubilee students recently competed in a contest to develop...

"Wear Purple, Help People"   
On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 OBES participated in World Epilepsy Day. Students were allowed to wear Purple shirts for Epilepsy...

OBES Learning Earnings   
Students in Mrs. Rhonda Mosley's 6th grade class at Orange Beach Elementary have been participating in the positive behavior...

Hatch-n-Release 2014 Begins!   
Orange Beach Elementary Kindergarten students Blake Brunick, Molly Henry and Lakin Smith are excited to announce "Hatch-n-Release." ...

11th Annual Relay for Life Walk-a-Thon   
Orange Beach Elementary held its 11th annual student walkathon on Tuesday, March 18. Students collected pledges and donations...

2024 Mars Project   
Matthews Lima, an exchange student from Brazil, is in Mrs. Rhonda Mosley's 6th grade class at Orange Beach Elementary. Matthews...

Third Grade Research Project   
The third grade students in Mrs. Bauer's class are really enjoying their new MacBooks! They are currently researching important...

Pottery Lessons at OBES   
Abby Leach, resident potter, from the Orange Beach Art Center demonstrates how to use a potter's wheel in Mrs. Jones' Art class...

OBES Celebrates Read Across America   
The students and staff of Orange Beach Elementary would like to thank the Orange Beach Public Library and all of the guest readers...

Kiwanis Terrific Kids for March (K-3rd)   
Orange Beach Elementary School Kiwanis Terrific Kids for March – Grades Kindergarten through ThirdFront Row (L to R): ...

Kiwanis Terrific Kids for March (4th-6th)   
Orange Beach Elementary School Kiwanis Terrific Kids for March – Grades Fourth through SixthFront Row (L to R):  Joseph...

THANK YOU PAPPA'S PIZZA!!   
THANK YOU PAPPA'S PIZZA!!  Pappa's Pizza Pi of Orange Beach recently visited Orange Beach Elementary School to donate yummy...

Kindergarten Classes Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day   
Kindergarten classes celebrate the love of reading with Dr. Seuss Day at Orange Beach Elementary School.

5th Graders Study Chemical Changes   
Mrs. Walker's fifth grade class is studying chemical changes in science! They did experiments to witness the signs of a physical...

3rd Grade Class Garden   
Miss Rhodes’ class at Orange Beach Elementary has been working hard on creating a class garden. The 3rd graders received...

4th Grade Electricity Unit   
The fourth graders in Mrs. Bradford's class recently wrapped up a science unit studying electricity. Baldwin County EMC employee,...

BattleGraph Reinforces Math Learning for 5th Graders   
Students in Mrs. Walker's 5th Grade Class learned about graphing on a coordinate grid in math this week. To reinforce the concept,...

OBE Student Competes in Smiles Contest   
Jackson Russ represented OBE at The Smiles Contest hosted by Baldwin Co. Public Schools in partnership with the Baldwin County...

5th graders Study Mass, Volume & Density   
Mrs. Ellsworth’s 5th graders are studying mass, volume, and density. They had 22 stations set up with different labs to...

"Where Do We Live?" Kindergarten Learning Project   
Ms. Hollis' kindergarten is exploring "Where Do We Live?" through Project Based Learning.  Students are working in cooperative...

Rhonda Mosley, Teacher of the Year Honored   
Mrs. Mosley, 6th grade teacher for OBES, was honored Friday night 2/21/14 as Teacher of the Year at the Coastal Alabama...

Kiwanis Terrific Kids for February (4th-6th)   
Orange Beach Elementary School Terrific Kids for February Fourth Through Sixth Grades: Front Row (L to R):  Jackson...

Kiwanis Terrific Kids for February (K-3rd)   
Orange Beach Elementary School Terrific Kids for February Grades Kindergarten through Third Front Row (L to R): ...

Orange Beach Elementary School Elects 2013-2014 Student Council   
The students of Orange Beach Elementary recently elected our Student Council.  The student council election is open to all...

Candy Gram Sale Benefits Hunter Lanford   
Orange Beach Elementary School's newly elected Student Council have completed their first Service Learning Project.  They...

The Tooth Fairy visits Kindergarten Students at Orange Beach Elementary   
The Tooth Fairy visits Kindergarten Students at Orange Beach Elementary

Ceiling Tile Sale to Benefit American Cancer Society   
OBES Relay for Life Team Raising Funds

Kiwanis Terrific Kids for January (K-3rd)   
Orange Beach Elementary is proud to announce the Kiwanis Terrific Kids for January in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade: Thad...

Kiwanis Terrific Kids for January (4th-6th)   
The January Kiwanis Terrific Kids in Grades 4through 6 are:  David Callaghan, Sara Coker, Lofton Crouse, Emma Crawford,...

Toys for Tots Red Ribbon Service Project   
What can one small school accomplish in one day? That was the question posed to students at Orange Beach Elementary School. To...

Uniform Policy Reminders   
Please remember to adhere to the Baldwin County Public Schools Uniform Policy and Compliance Code. All students should be in...

OBES - ISIP Club Winners   
OBES - ISIP Club WinnersFirst Quarter ISIP Club Winners were announced recently at Orange Beach Elementary School.  They...

CELEBRATE RED RIBBON WEEK: "A Healthy Me Is Drug Free"   
RED RIBBON WEEK OCTOBER 21-25, 2013

Give OBES Your Vote @ givewith.target.com   
  Your vote makes a big difference to our school.Visit GiveWith.Target.com to vote for our school.This...

Computer Lab Availability for Online Registration   
Online Registration Ends Friday, July 12

“A Year with Frog and Toad”   
First Grade presented “A Year with Frog and Toad.” Music teacher Gay James, and First Grade teachers Kimberly Edwards,...

Hannah King Places 2nd in Essay Contest   
Orange Beach Elementary School student Hannah King placed 2nd in the county among 5th graders for her entry in the Red Ribbon...

Student Photography & Writings Shared at Project Learning Tree Conference   
Orange Beach Elementary 5th & 6th grade students were selected to work on a nature-based photography and writing project...

Safe Boating Instruction Taught by U.S. Coast Guard   
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary provided safe boating instruction to Orange Beach Elementary first and second grade classes just...

P. E. Videos   
See the P. E. Highlights for 2012-2013

Kindergarten Read-A-Thon   
Mrs. Kimberly Hollis' class read 1,841 books for the annual read-a-thon. The top winners were Katie Kontoulas (read 226 books),...

Help Make OBES #1 in United Bank's Rocking Chair Contest   
Bidding is open through May 14th

Second Grade Students Study Constellations   
Mrs. Holder's second grade class re-used chip cans to create constellation viewers as part of their study of our solar system....

Students Grow in their Knowledge of Plants   
Second grade students in Mrs. Debbie Holder's class have been studying science & celebrating spring by planting seeds. In...

Digital Renaissance Leadership Academy   
Members of the Digital Renaissance Leadership Academy (DRLA) are learning strategies for implementing project-based & challenge-based...

OBES is Participating in the 2013 United Bank Rocking Chair Contest   
Place Your Bid Now!

Gulf Shores High School Students Provide Peer Helper Training   
On April 11, 2013 the Gulf Shores High School Peer Helpers came to Sea, Sand, and Stars to train the OBES Pineapple Peer Helpers...

Field Day Shirt Orders Due April 19   
Field Day T-Shirts are on Sale!  (Download the order form: Field Day order form.doc ) Field Day T-Shirts can...

Talent Show Entry Forms Due May 7th   
Performances on May 20th

Gulf Shores High School Students Provide Peer Helper Training   
On April 11, 2013 the Gulf Shores High School Peer Helpers came to Sea, Sand, and Stars to train the OBES Pineapple Peer Helpers...

Scholastic Book Fair - April 15-19   
The Scholastic Book Fair is Monday, April 15-Friday April 19. The book fair is open for students from 9:00-2:30 daily.

OBES Raised over $5,000 for Cancer Research!   
For Relay for Life from OBES we raised $5440! Great job, everyone!! Here's how we did it: $800 Coins for Cancer $800...

Kiwanis Terrific Kids for Grades K-3 for March   
The Kiwanis Terrific Kids for March in Kindergarten through Third Grade are Kylee Achee, Declan Brooks, Camille Buckner, Murphy...

Kiwanis Terrific Kids in Grades 4 - 6 for March   
The Kiwanis Terrific Kids for March in Grades 4-6 are Macee Hamilton, Whitten Keith, Jake Lartigue, Samuel Melton, Bella Robinson,...

April ISIP Club Awards   
April ISIP Club Awards 6th grade - Serena Jones, Emma Chipps 5th grade – Westen Carnrike, Blake Fisher 4th grade –...

5th Graders Study Acids, Bases, and Indicators   
Mrs. Walker's Fifth Grade Class had fun experimenting with acids and bases as part of a webquest! They did research on their...

Fourth Graders Study the Life Cycle of Butterflies   
Mrs. Baggett's fourth grade students have a symbol of Spring in their classroom. The class is observing and researching the life...

OBES Students Brock Mitchell and Hallie Rogers: #1 in USTA AL 8 and Under Tennis   
Brock Mitchell, 8 years young, and Hallie Rogers, 7 years young, both recently achieved their goal of reaching #1 in the State...

Thank You to De Soto's Seafood Kitchen   
Orange Beach Elementary School sends a big, "Thank you!" to De Soto's Seafood Kitchen for sponsoring our out-of-uniform day!...

PTO Sponsors Casino Night Fundraiser   
Mark Your Calendar: May 3rd from 6:30-11:00 PM

Third Graders Thank Recycler   
Ms. Rhodes' Third Grade class would like to say a HUGE "Thank You!" to LA Recycling for helping our school recycle aluminum cans....

Fourth Grade Presidential Speeches   
4th grade students presented themselves as different Presidents in honor of President's Day. The Students dressed in attire representing...

Coins for Cancer Drive Benefitting Relay for Life   
Update: We are excited to announce that the COINS FOR CANCER drive brought in $785.69.  WOW!!! Mrs. Lynn’s class...

Student Walk-A-Thon is March 15th   
Students May Wear Solid Green Shirts for the Walk-A-Thon!

4th-6th Grade Kiwanis Terrific Kids for February   
Orange Beach Elementary School's Kiwanis Terrific Kids for February for 4th – 6th Grade are Maya Kollin, Bella Turner,...

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade Kiwanis Terrific Kids for February   
Orange Beach Elementary School's Kiwanis Terrific Kids for February in Kindergarten – 3rd Grade are Maura Hawkins, Emily...

4th Grade Celebrates Read Across America   
4th grade classes at Orange Beach Elementary School celebrated Read Across America and Dr. Seuss' Birthday in a unique way. Because...

ISIP Club Gotcha Winners for February 25-March 1   
ISIP Club Gotcha Winners for February 25-March 1 Gotchas will be awarded during the morning ISIP Club meetings. ...

"You Sank My Battleship!"   
Using a Coordinate Plane can be FUN!

Jump Rope for Heart is a Great Success!   
Orange Beach Elementary School celebrated Jump Rope for Heart February 18-22! The students collected donations to benefit the...

ISIP Club News!   
  Mrs. Noonan is pleased to announce that gotchas are being awarded to some hard working ISIP Club members. They are:...

Fraction Pizzas Make Mathematics Delicious   
Students in Ms. Amanda Powell's 4th grade class have been using food to help make Mathematics a mouth-watering topic. Students...

Kindergarteners Learn Bicycle Safety with Officer Brown   
Kindergarten students at Orange Beach Elementary School have had the opportunity to learn bicycle safety with Orange Beach Police...

OBES Teachers & Students "Rock the Beat" for Heart Health   
Orange Beach Elementary School celebrated Jump Rope for Heart this week! The students will be collecting donations to benefit...

Energy Conservation is a Team Effort   
The Green Team at Sea, Sand, & Stars

Studying Physical and Chemical Change   
Mrs. Nikki Walker's class is studying physical and chemical changes. Last week they conducted several experiments to learn the...

The Study of Matter with Technology & Hands-On Learning   
Mrs. Nikki Walker's 5th Grade Class

Kindergarten Students Celebrate Mardi Gras   
Kindergarten students held their annual Mardi Gras Parade through the hallways of Orange Beach Elementary School on Friday, February...

5th Grade Students Create Blue Willow China   
Students in Mrs. Yvette Jones' art classes at Orange Beach Elementary School have been studying works of art from around the...

ISIP Club Updates for the week of February 4 - 8   
ISIP Club Weekly Perfect Attendance Trystan Baggett, 1st grade Chase Lyall, 1st grade Sadie Jones, 1st grade Lauren Jordan,...

Istation Reading Class Updates   
Classes Making Strides in Reading

Learning Tools in Mrs. Ellsworth's Classroom   
Students in Mrs. Rachel Ellsworth's 5th grade class have been using their MacBook Air computers as learning tools on a daily...

InformationNOW (INOW) Login Page Gets a New Look   
The winter 2013 release of InformationNOW is just around the corner. The update includes a complete redesign of the login page....

Kiwanis Terrific Kids in Grades 4 - 6 for December   
Orange Beach Elementary School's Kiwanis Terrific Kids in Grades 4 - 6 for December are Sarah Condo, Malia Price, Rhett Kaiser,...

Kiwanis Terrific Kids for Grades K-3 for December   
Orange Beach Elementary School's Kiwanis Terrific Kids for Grades K-3 for December are Larkin West, Morgan Stickler, Anna Claire...

ISIP Club Updates for the week of January 22 - 25   
ISIP Perfect Attendance for the week of January 22 - 25:Jack Hyde, 1st – Mrs. Brunick; Lauren Jordan, Brayden Thurman,...

ISIP Club at OBES   
Students using time wisely to start the day...

Mrs. Deborah Holder Named Teacher of the Year for Orange Beach Elementary   
Orange Beach Elementary School is proud to announce Mrs. Deborah Holder as its 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Holder has...
The Teacher of the Year at Orange Beach Elementary has a reserved parking space in the teacher parking lot.

Orange Beach Garden Club Donates to OBES Garden Club   
Orange Beach Garden Club donated $200.00 to the Orange Beach Elementary School Garden Club. Their donation will be used for the...
Principal Lori Brocato, OBES Garden Club Sponsor Gayle Cahn, Orange Beach Garden Club President Elaine Smith

National Education Support Professionals Day   
Orange Beach Elementary School observed National Education Support Professionals Day on Wednesday, November 14, 2012. Our school...
Deloris Maxson, Paul Snider, Virginia Wilson

Red Ribbon Leadership Committee Sponsors Book Drive   
Orange Beach Elementary School students collected over 1,700 new and gently used books for the Red Ribbon service project to...

Kindergarten - 2nd Graders Practice Throwing, Catching, & Sportsmanship   
K-2nd grade students in Coach Kristan Burgess' PE classes have been learning about throwing and catching. They practiced skills...

3rd-6th Graders Learn Archery   
Students in Coach Kristan Burgess' 3rd-6th grade PE classes have been studying archery. Students practiced the theory of archery...

Student Council Officers at Orange Beach Elementary School for 2012-2013   
Student Council Officers at Orange Beach Elementary School for 2012-2013Front Row - Ansleigh Lazenby, PresidentBack Row - Brooke...

Gulf Shores High School Students Provide Peer Helper Training   
OBES & GSES Students Learn Eight Basic Skills for Peer Helpers

Ansleigh Lazenby Named Red Ribbon Leadership Award Winner   
Ansleigh Lazenby, a sixth grade student in Mrs. Vermillion’s homeroom, has been chosen as the Orange Beach Elementary Red...

Budget Crisis Press Conference Video & Information   
Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Are you a Registered Voter?   
Voter Registration & Absentee Information

Red Ribbon Week is October 22-26, 2012   
"Be Your Own Superstar!"

Classroom Recycling Program Begins   
Classes Compete in Recycle Bin Decorating Competition

Kindergarten - Third Grade Kiwanis Terriffic Kids   
Kiwanis Member, Jason Jackson is pictured with the Orange Beach Elementary School Kindergarten through 3rd Grade Kiwanis Terrific...

Fourth - Sixth Grade Kiwanis Kids for September   
Kiwanis Representative, Jason Jackson is pictured with the 4th - 6th Grade Kiwanis Terrific Kids for September:Landon Rye, Leanna...

Fundrays & Taste of Excellence Sale   
Last day of sale is Thursday, October 11th

Student Council Elections 2012-2013   
Entry Deadline is Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Sixth Graders Study the Sun's Shadows through Graphing   
Sixth grade students studied the way the rotation of the Earth affects the Sun's angle.  Students measured the length and...

Rhett Kaiser Presents Poem   
Orange Beach Elementary 6th grade student, Rhett Kaiser,  was chosen to read a poem for the audience during the Financial...

3rd-5th Graders Learn Pickle Ball   
Fun in Physical Education Classes with Coach Burgess

Kindergarten - 2nd Graders are Volleying into the Year   
Students Learn Volleying Techniques

OBES Celebrates Constitution Week   
Students at Orange Beach Elementary School celebrated the 225th Anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United...

5th Grade Science Really has Backbone!   
Studying Vertebrates & Invertebrates

New Faces at Orange Beach Elementary School   
New Faces at Orange Beach Elementary School OBES would like to welcome our new faculty & staff members! This...

OBES Celebrates Constitution Week   
Sixth grade students studied government and the Constitution.  During their studies, students made amendment books, three...

Mrs. Lynn's Class Creates Living Alphabet   
Check out the fun ways Mrs. Lynn's Kindergarten students became a living alphabet.   ABC Video

It's All in the Genes for Kindergarteners   
Mrs. Kimberly Hollis' class completed a project called, "It's All in the Genes." The assignment was to take a pair of jeans and...

Cookies with Grandparents   
Kindergarten Classes Celebrate Grandparents

Animal & Plant Cell Cupcakes   
Creations by Mrs. Ellsworth's Class

Star Spangled Banner Project @ GSHS   
Fri, September 14

Parent Orientation Nights   
Sept. 10th, 11th, & 13th

Project Jubliee Students Write & Illustrate Books   
  2011-2012 Project Jubilee 3rd-6th grade students participated in the Scholastic Book Club Book Contest. 3rd and 4th...

STOP BULLYING IN ALABAMA   
Anti-Bullying resources for Alabama Educators, Parents and Students

Sea, Sand, & Stars Outdoor Classroom Dedication   
Friday, October 14th at 1:00pm

Newcomer Information Available   
Whether you are new to Orange Beach Elementary or just have questions about the upcoming year, you can find answers here:www.bcbe.org/newcomer...

UBGOOD, Steven W. Baker Scholarship   
Winners to be announced at Gulf Shores High School Awards Night!

Steven W. Baker Sea, Sand, & Stars, Science and Nature Center   
Dedication Ceremony September 29, 2010 at 9:00am

Sea, Sand, and Stars Video Clip   
Sea, Sand, and Stars features a huge, beautiful 5,800 gallon aquarium with a large variety of fish. In addition, the facility...
Sea, Sand, and Stars