10/18 - "Parenting for Success, Building Resilience"
presentation at Liberty Corner School cafeteria, 6pm
10/19 - School Spirit Day: wear sports jerseys to celebrate
the World Series
10/24 - Last day to RSVP for Monster Mash/Cupcake Wars
10/25 - School Store for grades 1-5 during lunch
(kindergarteners will be able to participate starting
10/26 - School Spirit Day: wear red for Red Ribbon Week
- Leadership Day
- Monster Mash, 6:30-8pm
10/28 - WAMS Turkey Trot @ Mountain Park, 8:45am
10/29 - KidStuff fundraiser orders due
- Board of Education meeting @ 7pm (WAMS aud)
10/30 - Volunteer Training with Dr. Costa @9am
10/31 - Halloween Parade, 2pm
11/2 - PTO Board Meeting, 9am (board members only)
11/7 - Early Dismissal @ 12:45pm (In-Service Day)
11/8-11/9 - School Closed - NJEA Convention
11/13-11/16 - Early Dismissal @ 12:45 (Parent/Teacher conf)
- Fall Book Fair
11/15 - BTEA Clinic: How to Raise an Adult (book talk)
11/20 - BTEA Clinic: Jazz Dance Basics
11/21 - Early Dismissal @ 12:45
- Frozen Turkey collection at drop off
11/22-11/23 - School Closed - Thanksgiving Recess
11/29 - Picture Day make-ups
KidStuff books will come home this week in your youngest child’s backpack. Books sell for $25. If you would like to order additional books, use the order form found inside the KidStuff Book. New this year, your purchase includes 12 months of the NEW KidStuff App. If you do not want to participate in this fundraiser, please return your unused KidStuff book to school, but please note if every family purchases the single KidStuff book sent to their home, the PTO will raise over $4,000. Orders are due by October 29th. If you have any questions please contact Agnes Doucette at email@example.com.
VOLUNTEER (VIP) TRAINING
Tuesday, October 30 @9am
Friday, November 30 @9am
In order to volunteer in your child's classroom or anywhere in the school, you must attend one of these mandatory volunteer training sessions led by Dr. Costa. The discussion will include the role of a volunteer, state mandates and health precautions. If you have previously attended VIP training with Dr. Costa, your name is on file and it is not necessary for you to attend again. RSVP by Monday, September 24 using the form linked below.
See the VIP Training letter from Dr. Costa here
Friday, October 26 from 6:30-8pm
Join us if you dare! All current Oak Street School students are invited to the 2018 Monster Mash and Cupcake Wars. The evening will feature games, a live DJ, costume contest and cupcakes. RSVP by Wednesday, October 24 by using the Pay Pal link on the "Monster Mash" tab above or by backpack using the RSVP form on the flyer below. Please note that this is not a drop-off event and that no walk-ins will be allowed.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
See the flyer here
MABEL'S LABELS FUNDRAISER
Did you know that the OSS Lost & Found is filled with wonderful items that our children accidentally leave around the school? To ensure that these items are successfully reunited with their people, we’ve created a partnership with Mabel’s Labels to earn cash back for the PTO with every order. We encourage you to label everything that goes to school with Mabel’s Labels as their labels are waterproof and come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee!!
Shop online here and choose Oak Street School (Basking Ridge) from the list!!
LETTER TO PARENTS OF FIFTH GRADERS
Attention all parents/guardians of fifth graders! Please click here to read an important letter from the co-chairs of the fifth grade activities committee.
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:
- dark grey/black suit vest, size 10
- grey Adidas jacket with blue trim
To claim any of these items, or to check the lost and found for other items, please contact the main office. Please note that these are not all items currently in lost and found as they are too numerous to post here.
FALL SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
The Book Fair will take place in the OSS Library 11/13 through 11/16...more details to follow. For now, please take a look at the Sign-up Genius to see if you can help with this PTO fundraiser. This event does require availability during school hours.
Sign up here
MONSTER MASH & CUPCAKE WARS 2018
Many volunteers are needed to make this fun-filled evening a success. Please sign up below if you can help out.
Sign up here
CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS!
We are recruiting help to take photos at school events. Take a look at the link below for more info and to sign up.
Sign up here
REQUEST FOR OLD CDs
Mrs. Tolentino, Oak Street School's art teacher, needs old/used CDs of any kind for an upcoming art project. If you have any to donate, please send them to school in your child's backpack, labelled for Mrs. Tolentino.
OPEN CHAIR POSITIONS!
- Fifth Grade Yearbook: Collect pictures and quotes and create a hardcover yearbook to be distributed at the fifth grade party.
- Photographer (Grades K-2): Discreetly take pictures of students/staff/families during events and assemblies.
- Historian for First Grade: Collect photos from OSS families of students in first grade. This is a multi year position as we ask you to follow your child on through fifth grade. Provide material to the Yearbook and DVD committee once the kids are in fifth grade.
- Learning Garden: Create a Signup Genius for teacher use and assist the Board as we transition from a functioning garden to an outdoor classroom/mindful space. Please note that professional help has been recruited to do the actual physical labor in the garden.
- Wizards of Words, co-chair: Plan and execute the visits of two professional authors. The authors are already booked for this year, so half the job is done!
It's time to start sending in the Boxtops your family clipped all summer! Please send non-expired Boxtops in with your child to give to his or her teacher. Each Boxtop earns 10 cents for our school! The fall contest runs until December 17 and the class that collects the most Boxtops will win a special prize. Collection sheets are available below but not required; sending them in a baggie is okay too. If you have any questions please email email@example.com.
Download collection sheets here: 25 Boxtops
Mabel's Labels: The PTO earns cash back with every order! Shop online here and choose Oak Street School (Basking Ridge) from the list!!
Shop Rite: Register your Price Plus card to earn OSS PTO eBoxtop points whenever you shop for participating products. No clipping required! Click here for more info or to register your card.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.