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Welcome to ESU 16 OWLS!

OWLS (Opportunity With Life Skills) program began in the fall of 2015 for students ages 16-21. It is a cooperative program between the ESU 16 school districts, Mid Plains Community College and ESU 16.

OWLS Forms and Information

OWLS student are busy learning in the kitchen. Check it out here!

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LAURIE VAK

Opportunity With Life Skills (OWLS) Special Education Teacher

Work phone: 308-520-4426

Transition Coordinator and Inclusion Facilitator. Laurie has over 19 years of experience working with students who have a variety of disabilities. She received her BA in Education with an endorsement in K-12 Multi-Categorical Special Education.  Her passion is helping students find success in work places within their communities after they leave school.

Owls @ firestation

OWLS students visited the fire station for community service on November 10. They brought them water and some energy bars.

kindeness day at owls

World Kindness day was Friday, November 13. Owls make a kindness quilt.

Homestead Pumpkin patch

OWLS students at the Homestead Pumpkin Patch