5/10-5/21 - PARCC testing, grades 3-5
5/23 - Staff Appreciation Lunch
5/25 - School Closed - In-Service Day for teachers
5/28 - School Closed - Memorial Day
6/1 - Field Day (rain date June 8)
6/6 - BTEA Clinic: Introduction to Krav Maga
6/19 - Early Dismissal (12:45)
6/20 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!
Early Dismissal (12:45)
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.
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.
Introduction to Krav Maga
Wednesday, June 6 from 6:00-7:30pm
Ridge High School wrestling gym
Do you know what to do if you are attacked? First, don't panic: it doesn't matter how big the attacker is. Krav Maga teaches techniques based on reflexes that anyone can do. Come learn how to get out of some dangerous situations. Hosted by RSH French teacher and certified Krav Maga instructor Joelle Gozlan. **Please note there is a $5 charge for this clinic.
See the flyer here
Sign up here
STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCH
The Oak Street School staff 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 on Wednesday, May 23 in the school library and we need your help to make it a wonderful day. There are opportunities for all kinds of help: those that have time to set up or clean up, bake goods or donate grocery items.
Sign up to volunteer or donate here
Field Day will be held on Friday, June 1. A signup for hands-on help will be posted in the next week or so, but for now, we're looking for donations of supplies!
Sign up to donate supplies 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.