Upcoming

  • Head Lice: 
    Click here to read what the school is doing about head lice.

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  • Spirit Week 
    Spirit Week is September 29 - October 3

     
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  • Homecoming Dance 
    The Homecoming Dance will be in the high school commons on Friday, October 3, from 8:00 - 11:00 PM.

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    Open House 
    October 8 @ 5:30: Open House 

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    Healthy Youth Survey 
    October 13 - 17: Healthy Youth Survey
    Click here for information
    on the two flyers: one and two

     
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  • The PSAT will be administered on October 15

     
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From the Principal - September 22, 2014

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    Fall is officially on, and our elementary students are enjoying the crisp air during recess! Please remember to dress your student for the colder morning temperatures.

     

    Our elementary classrooms are buzzing with academic activities. From high fives to our Kinders for mastering the alphabet to challenging pre-algebra in 6th grade; our teachers facilitate student learning in many differentiated, engaging ways; and it shows! Our students are proud of their accomplishments and eager to learn “what’s next”.

     

    The monthly awards assembly last Friday was a success with students, parents, and staff. Positive reinforcements of efforts in learning and interacting are part of our campus-wide PBIS (Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports) perspective on teaching. We model what it means to be positive and how that contributes to personal and group success.

     

    Please be advised that we will address head lice and other issues that may interfere with the healthy environment we create in every classroom on campus. We appreciate your cooperation in being pro-active and treating such situations so that your student can enjoy the learning process to the fullest.
     
    Our secondary grades are going deeper into their various subject areas, from Pacific Northwest History to Art to Drama to Math to English - plus everything else! Our focus is on conceptual learning that will help students apply principals rather than on large quantities of work.
     
    We are looking forward to our Homecoming Dance on Friday (8 - 11) and Homecoming Game on Saturday (5 PM). 

     

    Our Open House is Wednesday, October 8; more information to come via School Messenger and our website. Open House is a way for us to allow you to become more familiar with the school and what your student is learning on a daily basis.

     

    Signing up to volunteer in (or outside) your student’s classroom is a standing invitation we extend to you. You will find it rewarding to see the smiles on students’ faces when they finish a task or master a new concept. By nature, people are curious; we want to learn new things. Join your student on this wonderful journey!

     

    Caspar van Haalen

    Principal

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Teaching and Learning

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    Schedulestar 
    You can now log on to www.schedulestar.com to track schedules and scores of our sports teams. You can set up your own account through that site to get notifications, such as email alerts.

     
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  •  Click here for our September - October College Readiness information. Lots of exciting opportunities!

     
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  • Elementary Awards Assembly 
    There will be an awards assembly for K-6 in the middle school gym from 11:15-11:50 (or close to) on Friday, September 26. There are four awards: Student of the Month, Artist of the Month, PE Student of the Month, Music Student of the Month. Parents and other family are encouraged to attend this celebration!

     
    Have you ever looked at our teachers' and students' bulletin boards in hallways and classrooms? Here is just a small glimpse of the positive, engaging learning environment we are collaboratively creating. Come and see for yourself! 

      
    The following links regarding curriculum and standards may be of interest to parents:
     
    New Math Curriculum Pilot in Oakville Middle and High School grades click here for more info
     
    Learning Standards for the 2014-2015 School Year click here to see the information by grade level

     
     
     
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