Newsletter February 26, 2020


Oaklawn Elementary      School

February 26, 2020: Issue 21



School Hours:   7:40am - 2:45pm

School Closing Information
Parent Volunteer Application

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.

Penny Wars - Ends Friday!

Keep sending in your coins for the K-Kids penny war.  

PTO Fundraiser - Kringle Sale  Details

Orders are due on March 17th to the school office. 

Now Hiring!

We are currently hiring lunch time recess supervisors.

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.

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. 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?  

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:

WIT4Girls Workshop

An opportunity for girls in grades 6 - 12 to learn more about careers in Computer Science, Coding, and Programming.

Wisconsin DNR Boating Safety Classes

Classroom course that covers basic boating safety concepts that you need to know if you intend to participate in boating.  If you are born after January 1, 1989, you are required to complete a boating safety course to legally operate a motorized boat or personal watercraft (PWC) in Wisconsin.

How Dare the Sun Rise

An evening with Sandra Uwiringiyimana, memoirs of a war child.

Surviving Genocide: A Story of Hope

An evening with Sandra Uwiringiyimana, March 4, 2020.

Surviving Genocide: A Story of Hope

An evening with Sandra Uwiringiyimana, March 5, 2020.

Kids in Crisis

You're Not Alone: a documentary about youth mental health.

EAA AirVenture 2020

AirVenture is loaded with plenty of amazing family-friendly and educational opportunities for youth of all ages, and creates a safe and healthy way to keep young minds stimulated and engaged during the summer break.

Youth Sports Strength & Conditioning Program

This strength and conditioning program helps young athletes effectively transfer movement patterns directly to their specific sport with drills to improve coordination, core strength, speed, balance, and more.

Future Dates  (Link to Calendar)

Mar. 6

  • Oaklawn Spirit Wear Day!  Show off your Oaklawn gear.

Mar. 7

  • Oaklawn Family Night with The Herd, 7pm

Mar. 9 & 10

  • PTO Dine and Donate, Rocky Rococo's Pizza

Mar. 11

  • Early Release, 12:30pm

Mar. 16

  • PTO Meeting, 6pm

Mar. 17

  • Kringle Orders Due Today
  • F. U. S.I.O.N. Running club, 2:45pm

Mar. 20

  • End of 3rd Quarter
  • Kindergarten Field Trip, Building for Kids (Appleton)  8:00am - 1:00pm

Mar. 21 - 27

  • Spring Break