Oakwood Junior High School Parent/Teacher Conferences for 1st Quarter are to be held on Wednesday, October 19th and Thursday, October 20th. Conferences can be scheduled in 15 minute blocks between 4 PM and 7 PM. Please go to the following link to sign up for a time slot: https://www.oakwood76.org/page/parent-teacher-conference-information
Oakwood District will dismiss at 1:40 pm today. OHS Homecoming parade starts at 3:30 pm.
Please see the attached flyer for information about the OJHS Spirit Week Days.
Monday - Pajama Day
Tuesday - Tropical/Luau Day
Wednesday - Hat/Sunglasses Day
Thursday - Country Day
Friday - Purple & White Day
All outfits must follow the school dress code.
OJHS SPORTS UPDATE
OJHS Softball vs Hoopeston Area 1-0
OJHS Baseball vs Milford 12-0
Check out today's OJHS Baseball game @ Rossville through Gamechanger App-Oakwood Jr. High Knights
Meals are NO LONGER FREE for all students. The USDA ended the waivers that allowed for free meals for all students at the end of last year. If you believe your student qualifies, you will need to complete a household eligibility application. Call 217.446.6081 for more information.
Softball meeting is tonight at 5:00 pm at the Fithian field. Field is located on the North side of town next to the park.
OJHS Softball Parent Meeting - Thursday, July 21, at the Fithian Softball field at 5:00 pm.
Friendly Reminder: There is a parent meeting for the 2022 Baseball team at 5:30 tonight at Oakwood Junior High School.
Permission slips for the 8th grade activity are due tomorrow, Friday, May 13th. Students going on the activity who did not participate in the fundraiser need to pay their $20 fee by Monday, May 16th. Please contact Mrs. Grimm or Mrs. Peterson with any questions.
Kona Ice is coming to OJHS on Tuesday, May 17th!! We will run classes on the 11:30 Dismissal schedule in order for students to attend all classes that day. Yearbooks will be dispersed and students will be able to enjoy Kona Ice in the afternoon. Incentive funds will purchase each student one Klassic size cup. Students may bring additional money to purchase a larger size or additional servings. Students who are current on all assignments will be able to stay outdoors for free time.
The OJHS Student Council is hosting a dance. Students have more information on their Google Classroom and there is a form to submit song requests.
Today's track meet to Salt Fork (March 18) has been canceled. There is no practice.
The Track meet at Bismarck-Henning for Tuesday, March 4, has been canceled due to weather. The OJHS team will go to Bismarck-Henning tomorrow, Wednesday, March 5, weather permitting.
Due to the construction at Oakwood Grade School, the transfer bus will not be loaded or unloaded at the former OGS transfer bus location. For the remainder of the school year, the transfer bus drop off and pick up location has been changed to Obie's (102 S. Oakwood St.). All Oakwood Junior High School students and Oakwood High School students who ride the transfer bus to and from their respective schools will need to be dropped off and picked up at Obie's.
If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to the Oakwood CUSD #76 Transportation Director:
Mrs. Char Lunt
Thank you for your patience during the construction process!
The OJHS Student Council is collecting canned frosting/icing for the Oakwood Area Food Pantry. Items are due by April 4th. Please see the flyer below for more information.
The OJHS Student Council will be holding a fundraiser this Friday, April 1st. Please join us to paint a rustic wooden sign, just in time for Easter.
Cannot make it that night? No worries! Student Council members will paint one for you for $20 and you may pick it up at your convenience.
Please see the attached for more information.
The Nothing Bundt Cakes fundraising orders will arrive tomorrow, March 28th, and will be available for pick-up between 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Please come to the cafeteria door on the the northwest side of the building. Please contact Mrs. Grimm or Mrs. Peterson with any questions.
The final day to order an OJHS yearbook will be Monday, March 14. If your student has misplaced their order form, please send $16 in an envelope marked with their name. Checks should be made payable to OJHS.
There will be a limited number of extra yearbooks available for purchase upon delivery.
CORRECTION: Spelling Team will compete on Thursday, March 3, at Bismarck-Henning. (This is a reschedule from Thursday, February 23.)