Newsletter December 4, 2019


Oaklawn Elementary      School

December 4, 2019: Issue 13



School Hours:   7:40am - 2:45pm

School Closing Information
Parent Volunteer Application

Update your contact information in IC!

In light of recent events, please take the time to ensure that all contact information is up to date in your parent portal account.  If an emergency arises, the district will send out all information via the methods you have marked in your account. 

PTO Updates

Don’t worry about dinner these next few nights!  Take advantage of our PTO Dine and Donate nights, and skip the dinner dishes!  Friday, 12/6 is at Fazoli’s and Monday and Tuesday, 12/9 & 12/10 are at Rocky Rococo’s/Roses Subs.

Milk & Cookies with Santa - Please RSVP by December 16th

Thursday, December 19th 6:00 p.m. in the Oaklawn Cafeteria

Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite book to read together as a family (all kids will leave with a new book this evening).

  • 6:00 Cookies and Milk with Santa & Welcome
  • 6:15 Holiday Story time and Pictures with Santa

Please check out the sign-up link if you are available to help out that night or to sign up to send donations for the event.

Please RSVP by December 16th by going to the link above.

OAKLAWN Parent Teacher Conferences

December 5th and 10th 2019 3:30-6:30 p.m. 

By Appointment

The Oaklawn Staff are looking forward to meeting with you on either Thursday, Dec 5th or Tuesday, December 10th for a 15 minute conference between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Parents will log into Infinite Campus to identify the class placement for their child and then follow this link to sign up for PTCFast. You will then be sent an email with a list of available times to select for conference with each teacher.  (NOTE: If you are typing the link into your internet browser by hand, there is an _ “underscore” between Oaklawn_Elementary_School.  

 Steps to follow:

  1. If you don’t know your teacher. Log into IC (Infinite Campus) to identify class placement and teacher.  

  2. Follow link to PTCFast, complete information and check for email from PTCFast.

  3. Select an available conference timeslot with your teacher.  (A great feature of this program is being able to see available times for all teachers you need to meet with for conferences.  If you have multiple children at Oaklawn, please consider leaving a 15 minute block between conferences to provide time to transition between rooms.)

 Oaklawn Elementary Conference Sign Up

Community Events

Do you want to know about YMCA activities, sports camps, Girl/Boy Scouts, community events such as Halloween events provided by UW-Oshkosh, North High School, or local churches?  The school district advertises for many community events to keep you in the know. They are all posted here:

Making Spirits Bright - Dec. 14

Oshkosh Youth Symphony, come for the music, stay for the Cocoa Bar Fundraiser.

Holiday Craft & STEM Event-Dec. 12

Try your hand at engineering and other holiday-themed science experiments or join the craft table to create ornaments, decorations, cards, and more.  Snacks and fun provided - all free of charge!

Fun for Young Athletes with Disabilities - US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer Program - Jan. 4

TOPSoccer is a Free community-based program for young athletes with disabilities with the goal to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any boy or girl who has a mental or physical disability.

Rising Stars Cheer Camp - Dec. 14

Learn a mini routine, perform for your family, and stay for our Comp Team Show Case.

Teen Peer Support Group 

For any high school student with a mental health concern for themselves, a friend, or family member.

Aerospace Project - Dec. 17

Winnebago County 4-H is hosting a series of "Build It & Fly It" events to spur youth interest in aerospace.

Archery - Jan. 4

Open to all youths ages 8 - 19, must be a current Winnebago County 4-H member or willing to become one, and no prior experience needed.

Future Dates  (Link to Calendar)

December 5th

  • 2nd grade swimming, downtown YMCA 12:30-2pm
  • Parent Teacher Conferences, 3:30-6:30pm

December 6th

  • Mrs. Urbas/Mrs. Fazer's 3rd grade classes, Paine Art Center, 9:30-11:00am

December 7th

  • pdsFUSION Running Club 5K - Race for the Light

December 9th

  • PTO Meeting (Oaklawn Media Center), 6:00pm
  • PTO Dine and Donate - Rocky's Pizza/Rose Subs, 11:00am - 11:00pm

December 10th

  • PTO Dine and Donate - Rocky's Pizza/Rose Subs, 11:00am - 11:00pm
  • Parent Teacher Conferences, 3:30 - 6:30pm

December 11th

  • Early Release, 12:30pm

December 12th

  • 2nd grade swimming, downtown YMCA 12:30-2pm

December 19th

  • PTO Milk and Cookies with Santa, 6pm (Cafeteria)
  • Mrs. Hendricks class field trip-Paine Art Center, 9:30 - 11:00am

December 23 - January 1st

  • Winter Break

January 2, 2020

School in Session