4/24 - Last day to register for the Color Run
4/27 - Colonial Day (4th Grade)
- Family Reading Night, 6:30-8:30pm
5/4 - Color Run/Katie's Karnival @ 5pm - Henry St. lot
5/17 - 5K for Katie (details on Katie's Krew tab above)
ELEMENTARY SUMMER ACTIVITIES PROGRAM
Summer activity courses provide fun, challenging and exciting learning opportunities, which capitalize on the different "intelligences" of children. These courses are offered to any K-5 student in the district. Instructors are certified teachers within the Bernards Township school district. All courses run for two weeks and are held from Monday through Thursday, an hour a day between 10:45am and 3:15pm at Mount Prospect School.
See the catalog with all the details here
BENEFITS OF FLEXIBLE SEATING
If you were unable to attend the PTO meeting on Wednesday, April 4th, you missed an excellent presentation on Flexible Seating given by 1st Grade teacher, Melanie Sackie and 4th Grade teacher, Stephanie Corcoran. Did you know most classes at Oak Street now offer some form of flexible seating? You can read more about the benefits of flexible seating as discussed by Miss Sackie and Ms. Corcoran by clicking on this link.
FAMILY READING NIGHT
Friday, April 27, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm
Come in your PJs or cozy clothes and enjoy a relaxing end to the week listening to great stories read by some of our wonderful teachers and other storytellers. Also enjoy snacks in our Eagles Cafe while spending some family time reading together.
See the flyer here
My School Color Run is coming to OSS on May 4th! Come support the PTO as you run, walk or jog to raise funds for our school. Additionally, the Color Run will feature a carnival hosted by the Katie King Foundation. Katie's Karnival will feature lots of food, fun & games in the Henry Street Lot, with all the proceeds benefiting Katie King as she continues her treatment for Ewing's Sarcoma. For more information on Katie's Karnival, please contact Lauren Small at firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is open to all members of OSS families; however, it is suggested that children 7 & under run with a parent or older sibling. For more information on the Color Run, please contact email@example.com.
See the Color Run flyer here
See the registration info here
FIFTH GRADE YEARBOOK INFORMATION
Hello Fifth Grade Parents! Fifth grade yearbook information has been distributed. Please find ordering and photo submission information in the attached flyer, in the flyer which came home with your fifth grader, on the OSS Facebook page, in an email from your fifth grader's homeroom parent(s) and/or in the Friday Folder archives. Thank you!
See the flyer here
SPIRIT DAY CALENDAR - click here
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:
- black Krown skateboard found by the Henry Street entrance at the beginning of March
- child's dark grey and black winter jacket, size 8 (found outside)
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.
Bernards Twp Education Association (BTEA) Clinics
All Bernards Township parents are welcome to participate in these free classes offered by the BTEA.
More coming soon!
FAMILY READING NIGHT
We are looking for some parent and 4th/5th grade volunteers to help make Family Reading Night a success! Parent volunteers are needed for setup/cleanup, supervising student volunteers and working shifts during the event. Fourth and fifth graders are needed as greeters, hosts and servers of book orders in the Eagles Cafe.
Sign up here
CHARTER DAY ART SHOW
Two parent volunteers are needed from OSS for the Charter Day Art Show. These parents will assist in the hanging of artwork on May 17th at 10:00am, taking down the artwork on May 19th at 5:00pm and returning the artwork on May 21st. Please email Mrs. Tolentino if you are available to help.
GIRLS ON THE RUN - COACHES NEEDED!
If you could help not just one girl but 15 gain a stronger sense of identity, greater self-acceptance, a healthier body and an understanding of what it means to be part of a team in just a couple of hours a week, would you? Girls on the Run of Central NJ needs volunteers to run the Girls on the Run program for girls in grades 3-5 at Oak Street School. You don't have to be a runner to coach!
See the flyer with more details here
A separate page has been created to capture all activities related to Katie's Krew. Click on the "Katie's Krew" tab at the top of this page.
COLONIAL DAY 2018!
Calling all 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 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
Congrats to Mrs. Stawarz's class for winning the Fall Boxtop challenge! Don't forget, we are always collecting! You can send boxtops in with your child anytime but the spring challenge ends on June 1st. Help your child's class win the spring prize! If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.