Science Dads

A special thank you to all of our science dads for spending their day sharing different exciting science experiments with our students this past Friday! This is always such a wonderful day for our kids every year!

Sign ups open for 2018-2019 PTO Committees!

It’s time to think ahead to next year and the many ways to help “Grow our community” at Oak School. There is a place for everyone: in school, out of school, extracurricular activities, fundraising, parties, office helpers, lunch in and many more! Click the Sign Up Genius link below to find many ways to put your talents to use and connect with Oak students and parents.
Several committee chair positions are available. Please contact Jennifer Rediger and Melissa Lapica (president@oakpto.org) if interested in chairing one of these great committees!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4eafa82da2f94-20182019

Summer Reading Book Fair Coming to Oak – We Need Volunteers

Oak’s Summer Reading Book Fair will be held in the MRC on Thursday and Friday, May 17-18. The fair will be open to students and families from 8:30AM to 3:30PM each day and for an hour before the special events being held at the school on those evenings. This is a great opportunity to stock up reading material for summer vacation.

We need parent volunteers to help out during the fair. Please consider helping out for an hour or two. Sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b4aa8a72ea1fe3-summer Thanks!

If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Malone at cmalone@d181.org.

Order 2018/2019 School Supplies

Online ordering for school supplies for the 2018/19 school year is now open. Online supply ordering is provided as a convenience to parents and students through the PTO. Orders may be placed until June 8th. Supplies will be shipped directly to Oak School and will be ready to go for your children on the 1st day of school!

Please note that the PTO will not have any kits available after the order deadline expires. Students who do not order by the June 8 deadline will need to purchase their supplies independently.

* Fee Waiver Students – if your student is eligible for for tuition assistance through D181 you may be able to apply for a free supply kit to be provided for you. Please contact Mary Chris in the School Office, or Carmel Finnegan, Oak’s Social Worker, to discuss eligibility.

Each kit includes all the items that teachers request for that grade and year. These items are different for each grade but typically include such items as pencils, folders, tissues, wet wipes etc. These items are listed on the school website in the school supplies list by grade.

Instructions for placing orders:

Go to the Educational Products link provided. Scroll down to lower left Attention Parents Order your Pack now section and enter the school ID Oak058. You will be taken to a webpage where you can purchase supply kits by grade.

www.educationalproducts.com

Questions may be directed to Linda Davis (demoola@mac.com) or Jen Katsoulis (jentracikat@yahoo.com)

http://oakpto.org/wbcntnt9093/index.php?gf-download=2018%2F05%2FOAK058-COLOR.pdf&form-id=39&field-id=35&hash=b80515e53dcdd69995e792598469e94d65b1bc527d79441b8a847c366fffc48e

Birthday Lunch with the Principal

WHOO’S having a birthday?? Hootie says you do! For all 1st through 5th grade birthdays in the months of May and June, join Principal Dr. Henrikson during your lunch period to celebrate in the MRC (library) on Wednesday, May 16th. Please bring your packed lunch and we will supply the fun with games and surprises! Please look for an invitation to come home with your child on Monday.

Lunch-In

Lunch-In tomorrow will be Taste of Home Catering (soups and sandwiches).
If you are volunteering for grades 1,2, or 3, we ask that you help out from 11:15-11:50.
If you are volunteering for grades 4 or 5, we ask that you help from 11:40-12:15.
Please email lunchin@oakpto.org with any questions or comments.

Fifth Grade Events

Please be sure to check your emails for important information from your fifth grade events committee! A permission slip was sent via email and you will also be getting a packet of information in your child’s backpack. We would greatly appreciate it if you could return everything in a timely manner. If you need a different email address added to our list, please email Heather Linn at hgausselin@Hotmail.com.

Thank you from KCC & Tail Waggers

The 3rd grade creators of the delicious dog treats, Tail Waggers, wants to thank you for your support at their sale last week! They were able to donate $160 to the Hinsdale Humane Society on behalf of Oak School. If your dog was one of the lucky recipients of the treats, he/she thanks you also!

Please Join us for our last PTO Meeting on Wednesday at 9am!

The last PTO Meeting for the school year is Wednesday, May 9th! Please join us at 9am to hear from the 5th Grade Teachers about the Classroom Economy Project, followed by the General Meeting at 9:30am. Important voting on your Upcoming PTO Executive Board and next school year’s budget will be done. Don’t miss it! Hope to see you there!
Nicki Hutter & Grace Shin
PTO Co-Presidents

PTO Meeting Agenda

Sign ups open for 2018-2019 PTO Committees!

It’s time to think ahead to next year and the many ways to help “Grow our community” at Oak School. There is a place for everyone: in school, out of school, extracurricular activities, fundraising, parties, office helpers, lunch in and many more! Click the Sign Up Genius link below to find many ways to put your talents to use and connect with Oak students and parents.
Several committee chair positions are available. Please contact Jennifer Rediger and Melissa Lapica (president@oakpto.org) if interested in chairing one of these great committees!

Signup Genius 2018-2019 PTO Committees

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week May 7-11th

National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11th. Oak school and the PTO will be celebrating our wonderful teachers and staff of SUPERHEROS throughout this entire week. These are the daily events we have scheduled for our dedicated, much deserved, Oak staff.

Monday: Jamba Juice in the morning and Oberweis ice cream sundae bar after school.

Tuesday: Breakfast and Starbucks coffee in the morning and cookie bar in the afternoon.

Wednesday: Catered Meatheads lunch; support staff time off from lunchroom duties (parent volunteers are filling in for lunchroom duties)

Thursday: Fuller’s gift certificate to all staff and Altamura Pizza samplings and snack cart set up (Garrett’s popcorn, pretzels, biscuits, fruit, etc) in the afternoon.

Friday: Potluck lunch in MRC provided for by parents. Please have your child wear superhero t-shirt/colors on this day (no costumes, masks, or weapons are allowed). Remind your child to work on the paper that was sent home Friday to be given to their teachers tomorrow, Monday 5/7 please.

Any questions, please email staffappreciation@oakpto.org.

SMENCILs for SALE!!

SMENCILS! Pencils with a Purpose for Brooks! $2 during Lunch MONDAY!
On Monday, May 7th, students from Kids Care Club will be selling Smencils during all lunch periods to benefit the Friends of Brooks Trust.
Brooks Tonn, a 10 year-old Hinsdale native and avid baseball player, lost his battle with cancer last year. All proceeds from the Smencil sale will be donated to the Trust established in his name.
Smencils (fun scented pencils in their own fancy case) will be sold for $2 each.

Oak School

950 S. Oak St., Hinsdale, IL 60521

630.887.1330 | webmaster@oakpto.org

School Hours

AM Kindergarten - 8:30 am -11:25 am | PM Kindergarten - 12:20 pm -3:05 pm

Grades 1-5 - 8:30 am - 3:05 pm (lunch 11:25-12:15)

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