We had our mandatory 90 day drill today where we practiced locking down or evacuating in the instance of an intruder. OGS staff and students did an excellent job! 💜
Parent/Teacher Conferences are now available to be scheduled. Fall conferences will be held on October 16th and 17th from 4 PM - 7 PM. Please see the following instructions for setting up your account to register online for conferences: https://5il.co/anu8
Don’t forget to join Ogs Pto on Tuesday October 22, 2019 to enjoy great pizza and support a great cause. Everyone is invited to gather at Monical’s Pizza in Danville and Tilton for their “Community Night” fundraiser. It’s simple! Just go online to www.monicalspizza click on Fundraising, then Community Day Calendar and find this event. Then print a flier for the event and dine in at Monical’s. Or you can print the image below 😉. Monical’s will donate 20% of your dinner check to OGS PTO.
The Harlem Wizards are coming to Oakwood and seriously you do not want to miss the game of the year! ⛹️♀️⛹️♂️Oakwood Staff - Hoops! I did it again! vs. The Harlem Wizards⛹️♂️⛹️♀️ Tickets are going fast so make sure to get yours before they are going, going, gone! Pre Sale: 🏀Student Admission: $11 🏀General Admission: $13 🏀Reserved Area: $20 includes a poster of the Wizards 🏀Court Side Plus: $40 includes a meet and greet with some of the players before the event, a poster of the Wizards, VIP parking at the event, access into our VIP lounge where you will be able to enjoy complimentary pizza and a beverage, and court side viewing of the action!! Day of event (if we still have tickets for sale) 🏀Student Admission: $13 🏀General Admission: $16 🏀Reserved Area: $20 Use the link below ⤵️⤵️ to get your tickets TODAY! ➡️➡️ https://harlemwizards.thundertix.com/orders/new?performance_id=2400415 ⬅️⬅️ 🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀
Grandparents breakfast forms and money are due on Monday. Thank you!
Tonight's 5th/6th Grade Girl's Basketball game vs Armstrong has been cancelled.
Due to the weather, Running Club has been canceled today.
Due to the severe thunderstorm watch, Running Club has been canceled for today.
Due to weather conditions, Running Club has been canceled for today.
Running Club for tonight has been canceled due to weather.
Fannie May pick up will be on Thursday from 3:30-5:30 in the multi-purpose room.
Mrs. Karen Eader Hale is looking for volunteers for our upcoming book fair. Please see the information below if you are interested in helping. The dates are March 18th - 21st. If you are interested in helping please call Mrs. Hale at 354-4221, ext. 2201 or email her at email@example.com to get the times.
Project Success is cancelled for tonight due to a water main leak. All other after school activities that were scheduled at OGS are also cancelled.
Thanks to Mr. Dunavan for pictures from the Christmas Program! You can view/download them from the following link: https://www.oakwood76.org/o/elementary/page/2018-ogs-christmas-program-pictures
Reminder—No 5/6 grade boys basketball practice tonight.
5th/6th grade boys basketball on Monday is at the following location: PVO Jr. High 2499 CR 2100 E Thomasboro, IL 61878
On December 5th the 5/6 grade boys basketball team will be practicing at Oakwood Junior High 5:30-7:00.
Reminder: No 5/6 grade basketball practice tonight. Uniforms will be distributed on Monday. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
Weather reminder- I want to remind our families that we will go outside for recess when temperatures are above 25 degrees. Please be sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather and has has a coat, hat and gloves. Thank you!
Your child will be participating in a school wide safety program through our partnership with Vermilion County Rape Crisis Center on Oct. 25/26. VCRCC provides age appropriate prevention education programs to all children. Please call Laurie Neuman at OGS with any concerns.
The 5th and 6th Grade Cross Country Meet scheduled for Friday 10/12 at Kickapoo has been cancelled. The meet is rescheduled for Tuesday, October 16th. Same time, same place.
Oakwood Grade School speech practice after school today has been cancelled.
Sixth grade lunch on the lawn is tomorrow at 12:20. If it is raining then we will eat in the cafeteria.
5th and 6th grade OGS girls game vs. Georgetown is at Pine Crest.
We will still have 5th grade lunch on the lawn tomorrow but due to the heat anyone preferring to eat inside with their child is more than welcome to. See you tomorrow at 12:10!
Deadline to register for Oakwood Grade School 3 on 3 tournament is October 1st. Get a team — play some basketball —and help us raise money for new uniforms! http://www.dudleymiller.com/basketball
Project Success times have been changed to 3-6. Please be sure to have your student(s) picked up by 6, not 6:15. Thank you.
First grade lunch on the lawn will be held on the playground black top. You can park in the east lot and come in through the east doors to sign in. Thank you!
Check out the link below to get 5/6 grade girls basketball pictures. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1pEwfFU_ezUNiLXpahGTeOkGu0oOZhSQg
Tomorrow night’s 5/6 grade girls basketball game scheduled against Hoopeston has been cancelled. There will be practice tomorrow.
The new OGS Weekly Bulletin for the week of August 27th is now available at the following link http://5il.co/4krr
If you still need to finish up the registration process please come by the office from 9-10 today. New students can come tour the building tomorrow morning at 10.
Girls coming for basketball practice will need to enter through the north gym doors (doors by the dumpster) Thursday and Friday. The front doors will be closed due to floor work.
It’s almost back to school time which means we are working on our annual welcome back video. Parents, please email me one picture of your child from this summer to include in our video. firstname.lastname@example.org
Oakwood Grade School is holding an additional registration tomorrow, August 7 from 10-11 am.
The 2018 School Supply list and Registration Packet are available to download at the following link: http://www.oakwood76.org/o/elementary/browse/20088
Congratulations to Ellie Young and Rebecca Wagner for both receiving a scholarship from the Illinois Association of Junior High School Students. This scholarship will allow them to be part of the student council camp this summer!
The bus returning from the first grade field trip at the zoo will not return until approximately 3:30-3:45 due to road construction. Bus drivers will still bring students home. Thank you for your understanding.
Third grade families, we will eat lunch in the cafeteria today. Please enter through the east doors to sign in and receive your visitors tag. Hopefully it will dry out enough to enjoy recess on the playground. See you at 11:30!
Hulk Smash for the win! Way to go Mrs. Johnson’s class!
OGS Scholastic Bowl meet is at Rossville at 4:00.
Correction to the calendar- We will dismiss at 11:40 on April 27 and May 4. Due to this there will be changes for first grade’s zoo field trip and second grade’s SPLASH schedule. Information regarding these events will be sent home by the teachers.
First night of run club in the books. The students did great!
Mark your calendar for spring Lunch on the Lawn dates! Information will come home closer to the scheduled dates. K- 5/1 1- 5/2 2- 5/8 3-5/3 4- 5/9 5- 5/10 6- 5/16
Scholastic Bowl CHANGE—Thursday’s meet will be at Oakweod Grade School. We will play one match against Heritage starting at 4:00
Scholastic Bowl- There has been a change to the Scholastic Bowl Meet on Thursday. There will only be one match against Heritage and the meet will be at OGS.
Oakwood Men’s Club Easter Egg hunt- The Men’s Club Easter egg hunt at the Oakwood Park will be on March 24 at 10 am. There will be age brackets for the hunt. Rain out date will be the following Saturday.
Happy Valentines Day! Thank you to all the room parents for organizing parties for our students.
Late start tomorrow 9:00 am. Valentines Day parties start at 2:15 pm.
PTO meeting tonight at 6 in the conference room.
Please be sure to give transportation a 24 hour notice for changes.
Vote for our Junior High to receive a grant and check out our super cool OGS students. https://www.follettchallenge.com/video.cfm?id=1106
Reminder that tomorrow is a late start day 9:00 a.m.
Christmas program this Sunday K-2 at 1:00 pm and 3-6 at 3:00 pm