Volunteer Opportunities - May
5/24 - Staff Appreciation Lunch
- 3rd Grade Orchestra/Chorus showcase @ 6:30pm
5/25 - School Spirit Day: Opposite day
5/26 - No school for students - in-service day
5/29 - School Closed - Memorial Day
6/1 - School Store
6/2 - Field Day (rain date June 9)
- Last day to purchase 5th grade raffle tickets
6/3 - BTEA Nature Hike at Hacklebarney Park, 2:30-4:30
6/5 - School Spirit Day: College day
6/14 - Leadership Day
6/15 - Early Dismissal - 12:45
- Roald Dahl Day (3rd grade)
6/16 - Last Day of School (12:45 dismissal)
- 5th Grade Clap Out (details below)
5th Grade Raffle
Attention 5th grade parents! Don't miss out on one of the most exciting opportunities for our 5th graders this year. Buy one or more raffle tickets for your favorite 5th grader has a chance to win a Dell 2-in-1 Chrome Notebook with touch screen! Each 5th grade class will have a winner. Funds raised will help offset the cost of this year's 5th grade activities.
See the flyer here
Click here for the order form
5th Grade Clap Out
Friday, June 16
New for this year, the 5th grade class will celebrate its last day at Oak Street School with a brief ceremony in the auditorium followed by the traditional clap out.
See more details here
Wizards of Words
Thursday, May 17 - Friday, May 18
Ask your kids about Wizards of Words, the visiting author program, which took place this week on May 17 and 18. Students had a chance to meet award-winning authors/poets, Charles R. Smith, Jr. and Janet Wong, and hear them read some of their work. They shared what inspires them to write, how they develop ideas, the process of writing and what it takes to get a book published.
Oak Street School is looking for Legos, K'nex and tinker-type toys for its Maker Space activities/projects. Please consider donating any "unwanted" items at the main office. Thanks in advance.
Lost and Found:
- pair of Kamik snow boots
- kids North Face jacket left at Girls on the Run in the fall
- navy Gap Kids cable-knit sweater
- green and black witch's hat with orange "hair"
To claim any of these items, please contact the main office.
Bernards Twp Education Association (BTEA) Clinics
All Bernards Township parents are welcome to participate in these free classes offered by the BTEA.
A Walk in the Woods:
Nature Hike at Hacklebarney State Park, Chester, NJ
Saturday, June 3 from 2:30-4:30pm (rain date Sunday, June 4)
Would you like to learn more about the local landscape, including geology and tree identification?
Hosted by WAMS teachers Nick and Katy Beykirch.
See the flyer here
Sign up here
STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCH
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The staff of Oak Street school has been hard at work all year and it's time to show how much we appreciate them. We will hold a luncheon for staff members in the school library and need your help to make it a wonderful day. There are opportunities for all kinds of help for those that have time to set-up or clean-up, bake goods or donate grocery items. Please use the sign-up genius below to choose what suits you best to help make this a special afternoon at Oak Street School.
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ROALD DAHL DAY - Volunteers Needed!
The 3rd grade class will be participating in Roald Dahl Day on Thursday, June 15th (a half day). The Roald Dahl Committee is looking for volunteers to help at this fun-filled event. If you are a parent interested in participating, please contact Lynn Barclay at email@example.com. We are hoping for parents from all grades, including the younger grade parents - especially 2nd grade parents - to get some experience for future celebrations!
COLONIAL DAY 2018!
Calling all 3rd (soon to be 4th) Grade Parents!
The big activity for fourth grade is Colonial Day. For those of you who haven't experienced this yet - all of the children dress in outfits appropriate in the colonial era and experience the life of a fourth grader living during this time. The event is held at the Boudinot-Southard-Ross Mansion and is planned for April 27, 2018. This event is spearheaded by the 4th Grade Teachers with support from parent volunteers. To make this a successful event, we need all hands on deck and invite you to join the fun.
Please use the sign up genius below to sign up for the Colonial Day committee or to volunteer to assist on a particular project. We are also looking for chairs to run this event.
Sign up here
5th GRADE ACTIVITIES 2017-18
Calling all 4th (soon to be 5th) Grade Parents!
We need to begin planning for the 5th grade activities to celebrate your child's last year at Oak Street School. Please use the sign up genius below to volunteer for a particular project. We are also looking for chairs to run the 5th Grade Party, which will be held on June 15, 2018.
Sign up here
Don't let your boxtops expire over the summer! Send them in by May 31st so they can be counted for our spring collection drive. The class with the most boxtops will be announced the week of June 5th. Thank you for your support this year!
Questions? Contact Alisa Larner at firstname.lastname@example.org
Collection Sheets: Download here.
Please use this link to register your Shoprite card to earn even more points for our school. It only takes a minute! https://shopriteformyschool.com/
Shop Rite: Register your Price Plus card to earn OSS PTO Boxtop points! Click here for info.
Stop and Shop: Register your rewards card to earn OSS Cash Rewards. Click here for info.
Miguel's Fitness: Work out for the PTO. Click here for info.
If you would like to have anything published on the PTO website, please email Carol Pietro at email@example.com.