Newsletter February 12, 2020
Oaklawn Wishes Mrs. Crawford Well
Mrs. Crawford's last day at Oaklawn will be Friday, Feb. 14th. She was offered a great opportunity to run a program for UW-Oshkosh. Mrs. Crawford is a valued member of our Oaklawn Community and will be greatly missed. Our lunch room will never by the same. Good Luck in your new job!
Student Drop Off, 7:30am
We would like to remind parents that the drop off time for students is 7:30am. That is when we have supervision on the playground. ONLY students who eat breakfast may be dropped off before 7:30am. Students who enter the building will be required to take breakfast. Our breakfast program is for students to eat breakfast before school; please do not use it only as child care. Our breakfast program is FREE for all students.
We will celebrate Valentine’s/Friendship Day on Friday, February 14th. Please watch your child’s classroom newsletter for more information regarding valentine cards, parties, etc.
Per Board Policy, if you plan to send food for your child(ren)’s class party, please follow these guidelines:
- Only purchased and already assembled cut fruit, vegetable & cheese trays are allowed. These items must be refrigerated until served.
- All “dry” items such as cookies and crackers must be store purchased and still factory sealed.
School Spirit Dress Up Week (Details)
We are currently hiring morning and lunch time recess supervisors.
Morning hours: 7:00-8:00am - We are looking for someone who can....
- Be here everyday
- Turn on the computer, open the program and have it ready for students to enter their pin numbers
- Monitor the students as they key in their pin numbers.
Lunch: 10:15am-12:45pm - We are looking for someone who can...
- Supervise the lunch room, walking around and monitoring our students.
- Transition student to outside recess
- Be outside, walking around and monitoring our students
Please see the office staff if you’d like an application.
Box Top Collection - Turn in your Box Tops by February 21st.
It's Box Tops collection time! Please clip out and send unexpired Box Tops to school by February 21st for spring submission.
Parent Teacher Conferences
February 21st - 3:30pm - 6:30pm
It is parent-teacher conference time for the teacher and parent to meet if there are significant concerns in progress. A parent/guardian is welcome to make an appointment to talk about your child at any time during the school year should a concern develop. Conferences will be held on February 20th between 3:30pm and 6:30pm for those families who need to meet.
Our school will again use the PTC Fast website to schedule our conferences to make signups as convenient as possible. Please enter the following web address into your browser window and follow the given instructions.
The following staff are also available during conferences. When you sign up there will be an option for you to invite one or more if you would like or you can request a separate meeting with that staff member by contacting the school office at 920-424-0170.
Title I Reading Program: Gerharz, Jackels Speech & Language: Christensen, Ryder
ESL Program: Mack, Mehn Phy-ed: Engen
Hearing Impaired: Halla Music: Seegert
Gifted/Talented/Title I Math: Friday Art: Harmon
OT/PT: Eisley, Stanek, Wallace
Cross Cat, EBD, & ID : Barrios, VanderGrinten, Smith-Park, Derga, Stroede.
We look forward to the continuation of a great school year.
Summer School Sign Up
March 2nd - March 20th
The Oshkosh Area School District (OASD) is putting the final touches on an exciting summer school program for 2020. High School and Middle School summer sessions will be held at Oshkosh North High School. Elementary courses will be held at Jefferson, Oaklawn, and Carl Traeger schools. Busing will be available for elementary students only and at limited pickup/dropoff sites based on summer school location.
Course registration will be available online through Infinite Campus beginning March 2, 2020 and will be open through March 20, 2020. Detailed course information about all course options including special camps and registration instructions will be sent at a later date through email and your parent portal and will be available on the OASD Summer School Webpage.
The OASD Summer School phone number is 920.424.4092 ext: 2693. Shanda.email@example.com. Please call if you have any questions and leave a voicemail for someone to get back to you in a timely manner.
Elementary Summer School (grades 4K-5)
Locations: Jefferson Elementary, Oaklawn Elementary, Carl Traeger
Dates: June 15 - July 09 , Monday through Thursday
Times: 8:30 - 10 a.m. and 10 - 11:30 a.m.
When is sick too sick for school?
K-Kids Winter Dance -(Details)
It’s time to put on those dancing shoes for our annual K-Kids Winter Dance. Dance the night away on Friday, February 14th from 6-7:30pm. The dance will also serve as our kick off to our annual Penny Wars. It’s time to check under those couch cushions and coat pockets for spare change! The grade level with the most donations during the dance will receive a $5.00 bonus towards their final tally. The penny wars competition will run through the end of February. The winning class will receive a Dilly Bar party. All donations received will be given to the Operation Not Alone Fund.
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: https://www.oshkosh.k12.wi.us/families/community-events
Oshkosh Wildcat Trapshooting Team Registration & First Practice
This team is open to ALL Oshkosh middle and high school students from grades 7 through 12 (West, North, Lourdes, Valley Christian). https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NWh359Uhox68F_SKzw5Uc4N3T_HnJP4t/view?usp=sharing
Spartan Baseball Clinic 2020 (Northside Feeder Schools)
The Oshkosh North Baseball Program will be hosting a baseball clinic for players in grades 2 through 8th grade. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vm4krjQk6MqxTzRQ3Lrczm8YNpSVH7KH/view?usp=sharing
Art in the Garden
Art by area artists, original art sale and raffles, and special exhibit of area high school artists. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TGXS_0lUuBnbYPsf9EBK8pNcay3Iaalh/view?usp=sharing
Strengthen Your English Language Skills
English writing, English reading, English grammar, English pronunciation, English listening and speaking, English American language and culture, and English for American society. https://drive.google.com/file/d/114tcUi2V-Jon_G36KUVGUOBMyS1HtCiB/view?usp=sharing
Study Intensive English Courses
Strengthen English skills of writing and grammar, pronunciation, listening and speaking, and reading. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fCbt-IfnNijDYxlIFUhzPtuvUFwl2Efn/view?usp=sharing
Future Dates (Link to Calendar)
- Early Release, 12:30pm
- Classroom Friendship Celebrations.
- Winter Dance, 6:00pm (Details)
- Valentine's Dress Up Day
- No School
Cozy and Stuffed Animal Dress Up Day!
Crazy Hair & Mismatched Day!
- Twin Dress Up Day!
- Parent-Teacher Conferences, 3:30-6:30pm
- PTO Fundraiser-Kringle Sale Starts
- Box Tops are Due! Last day for the winter collection.