Newsletter - March 2020
Wednesday, March 4th: During the day, Author Sarah Weeks will be here meeting with all grade levels. Thank you to our PTO for sponsoring this event, what a wonderful opportunity for our students to have the chance to meet her and have her sign books. Parents are welcome to attend with their child at one of the 3 set times she will be presenting.
Wednesday, March 4th (daytime): A Day With Sarah Weeks
* 4th - 5th grade presentation @ 8:30 - 9:30 am
* K - 1st grade presentation @ 10:15 - 10:45 am
* 2nd - 3rd grade presentation @ 1:00 - 1:45 pm
Wednesday, March 4th (evening): One School - One Book Family Night, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Friday, March 6th: Oakwood Family Herd Night (order tickets soon!)
Saturday, March 7th: Breakfast with Buds in the Oakwood cafeteria - PTO, 8:30 - 10:30 am
READ ACROSS AMERICA
“Cozy up with a good book”
PJ DAY/Comfy Wear
“Celebrate Book Characters”
Dress up as your favorite book character
“Reading gives us school spirit”
Head to toe Oakwood wear
“Reading gives up super powers”
Dress up as a superhero or wear your favorite superhero shirt
“Reading adds color to our day”
Wear colors of the rainbow or your favorite color
Wednesday, March 11th: Early Release at 12:30 pm
Thursday, March 19th: Spring Concert for grades 3, 4, and 5 @ 6:30 (doors open at 6:00) @ Alberta Kimball Auditorium (West High School)
Friday, March 20th: PTO Popcorn Day
March 23 - 27: Spring Break, No School for Students and Staff
Wednesday, April 8th: Early Release at 12:30 pm
Friday, April 10th: No School for Students and Staff
Monday, April 13th - Friday, April 17th: 5th grade WI Forward Testing Window
Monday, April 13th - Friday, April 24th: 4th grade WI Forward Testing Window
Friday, April 17th: PTO Popcorn Day
Friday, April 17th: Luau - PTO, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Monday, April 20th - Friday, April 24th: 3rd grade WI Forward Testing Window
Monday, April 27th (evening): 4th & 5th grade Human Growth & Development Parent Meeting @ Central Office -- 6:00 pm
Please click on the link below for information regarding both the district and state processes for out-of-attendance area and open enrollment applications.
Timber Rattler Reading Program 2020
Here is a link to a document explaining what the Fang Reading Program is:
A timeline of the program is below:
March 2nd- The program begins!
March 16th- First base is due. Students will receive TR stickers for completing this base.
April 2nd- Second base is due. Students will receive a Fang bookmark for completing this base.
April 20th- Third base is due. Students will receive a TR wristband for completing this base.
May 4th- Order forms are due.
May 30th- The Timber Rattler game is at 6:30 at the Timber Rattler stadium in Appleton. Let’s all get together and celebrate our children and their success with reading!
Click on the tabs below to see what news in art, music and phy ed at Oakwood!
Community Flyers and Events
The Oshkosh Area School District invites families to explore all that Oshkosh has to offer. A variety of community events, activities, and resources are available on the District's new Community Links webpage. This listing is updated in real-time so please check back often to stay in the know!
Home & School Connection
Children are more successful when they have support from their parents. Home & School Connection gives parents practical tips so they can:
- Show interest in their child’s education
- Improve academic achievement
- Nurture kindness, respect, and responsibility
- Boost motivation
- Support homework and study habits
- Promote good behavior and self-discipline
- Build empathy and put an end to bullying
- Communicate effectively with teachers