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    Oakville School District #400
    103 School St./PO Box H
    Oakville, WA  98568
    Elementary: 360-273-5946
    MS/HS: 360-273-5947
    District:  360-273-0171
    Fax#:  360-858-1359

     MAY 23
    Title I Parent Involvment Mtg. - 5:00 pm
    Board Meeting - 5:30 pm
    MAY 24
    4th Grade Field Trip to Port of Grays Harbor - Bus Time 8:15 
    6th Grade Field Trip to The Wet Science Center - Bus time 9:00 
    Football, Boys Basketball & Baseball Sports Banquette @ Chehalis Tribal Community Center - 6:00 pm
    MAY 26
    Senior Class Breakfast - 8:30 am
    Senior Graduation Practice - 9:45 am
    MAY 27
    Staff & Student Early Release - 11:25 am
    Offices Close @ 12:00 noon
    Seniors Last Day of School!
    Volleyball, Girls Basketball & Fastpitch Sports Banquette - HS Commons @ 4:30 pm 
    MAY 30
    Memorial Day - No School
    Seniors Leave for Disneyland!!
    JUNE 2
    Seniors Return from Disneyland
    JUNE 3
    Final Graduation Rehersal - 10:30 am
    K-3 Field Trip to the Railroad
    Class of 2016 Graduation - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    JUNE 6
    8TH Grade Promotion Ceremony - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    JUNE 8
    Elementary K-6 Awards Assembly - 8:10 am
    End of the Year BBQ
    JUNE 10



    Oakville School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:


    Title IX Coordinator
    Name and/or Title*:  Superintendent
    Address: PO Box H, Oakville WA  98568
    Telephone Number:  (360) 273-0171
    Section 504/ADA Coordinator
    Name and/or Title*: Counselor
    Address: PO Box H, Oakville WA  98568
    Telephone Number: (360) 273-5947
    Email: rbrown@oakvilleschools.org
    Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator
    Name and/or Title*: HR Director
    Address: PO Box H, Oakville WA  98568
    Telephone Number:  (360) 273-0171
    Email: stuengel@oakvilleschools.org
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    Presenter, Wally Enidicott, Executive Director

    Kids at Hope NW Resource & Training Center


     Oakville School District is proud and excited to be hosting our first Kids@Hope presentation this Friday, May 20, at the Chehalis Tribal Community Center from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.  All of our staff, community members, tribal members, law enforcement and many more have been invited to attend.  Many of our staff and board members were able to attend a week-long institute in Phoenix this May, and are happy to share their experience.


    Our schools need help. Too many of our children face a world full of problems they didn’t create, and can do nothing about. Principals and teachers recognize Kids@Hope mentors as an effective, proven intervention in the lives of their at-risk kids. They know how the one-on-one relationships fostered by a Kids@Hope program restore self-confidence and personal security, and encourage academic excellence in their school.



    I am talented, smart & capable of success.

    I have dreams for the future and I will climb

    to reach those goals and dreams everyday.

    All Children are Capable of Success,



    There is a desperate need among America’s at-risk children to be the “one-and-only” in the life of a caring adult. This need for love can only be met one child at a time. You can do something real, and be that one caring adult. So when your Kids@Hope child asks, “How many other children do you see at my school?” you can say, “I'm here, just for you.” When kids feel loved and valued, they are better able to learn, grow and succeed.




    As an adult and a Treasure Hunter.

    I am committed to search for all talents, skills

    and intelligence that exist in all children and youth.

    I believe that all children are capable of success…








    Dorn: Court Must Impose Tough Sanctions on State
    On May 11, the Joint Select Committee on Article IX Litigation released its draft report detailing how the State is progressing on meeting its obligation to fully fund basic education. Below is a statement from Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn on the draft report.


    OLYMPIA — May 16, 2016 — This is the fifth report issued by the Committee. Like the other four, this report contains very little substance.


    The Committee believes that much progress has been made to this point and that it has a roadmap for future success. In the draft report, the Committee states, “The 2016 Legislature enacted the plan requested by the Court to describe how the State will address remaining elements of ESHB 2261 and the Article IX duty by the statutory due date.”


    That is untrue. The Committee is referring to legislation passed in 2016, Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 6195. But that bill isn’t a plan itself. It creates a task force that will produce a plan. In other words, it’s a plan to plan to fund basic education.


    Second, the Committee’s draft report fails to account for another key Supreme Court directive. In January 2014, theCourt told the Legislature to produce “a complete plan for fully implementing its program of basic education for each school year between now and the 2017-18 school year.” To be “complete” any plan must be specific in regards to funding. The state cannot continue to promise to fully fund our schools without actually addressing the issue of how to pay for doing that.


    The Committee also claims that the state is moving toward eliminating school district dependency on local levies. As evidence, the Committee cites the 2016 supplemental operating budget. Section 515 requires that, by April 30, 2017, the task force determine whether the state has essentially met its obligations with respect to salaries and levies, or to introduce legislation to extend the so-called “levy cliff” for at least a year.


    In other words: They either solve the problem, or they kick the can for another year.


    The problem is that too many of our students have been waiting – for years and years.


    It is obvious that the $100,000-a-day fine imposed by the Supreme Court is not producing adequate movement on funding. I will be filing a friend-of-the-court brief soon with the Court, in which I will ask for even tougher sanctions, possibly against specific lawmakers, to coerce them once and for all to come up with the plan the Court ordered.


    To use a simple analogy: Concerning basic education funding, the state has run the first 10 miles of a marathon. Now they need to run the last 16.2 miles.




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