Enrollment Now Open For the 2019-20 School Year!

Email Our Admissions Officer to Set Up an Initial Visit

Call our office at 509-536-5955 to learn more about enrolling your children at The Oaks!

Enrollment Now Open For the 2019-20 School Year!

Email Our Admissions Officer to Set Up an Initial Visit

Call our office at 509-536-5955 to learn more about enrolling your children at The Oaks!

Enrollment Now Open For the 2019-20 School Year!

Email Our Admissions Officer to Set Up an Initial Visit

Call our office at 509-536-5955 to learn more about enrolling your children at The Oaks!

  The Oaks

A Classical and Christian Academy

  The Oaks

A Classical and Christian Academy

  The Oaks

A Classical and Christian Academy

"They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor." (Isaiah 61:3)

May 16 - 22, 2019

Current School News

Current School News

May 16 - 22, 2019

All School

Informational Packets for the 2019-20 School Year

Informational packets for the upcoming school year were sent home with your eldest child this week. Please check for these. They contain tuition reports, medical release forms and other pertinent information for the upcoming school year. *Please note that medical release and discipline forms are due back to the school office by May 29th.

Grandparents Day - May 17 - 8:00-11:30am - Formal Uniforms

We are excited for the opportunity to host many of our beloved grandparents for The Oaks annual Grandparents Day. Details about the day were sent home with your child this week. Please note that all students (K-12) are to wear their formal uniforms on Friday.

Grandparents Day Details

Half-Day - Friday, May 17 - 11:30am release

Friday, May 17th students will be dismissed at 11:30am so that they may enjoy lunch with their grandparents and head to Cinderella in the evening.

Cinderella - May 16-18

This is your last chance to purchase tickets for The Oaks' production of Cinderella. This year's musical production will be presented May 16-18 at University High School. To purchase your tickets click on the link on our homepage.
* Please note that tickets must be printed or on your phone when you arrive for the play as there will not be a will call this year.

Mid-Terms - May 20 - Updated Date

Mid-terms will be sent home with your child on Monday, May 20th. Please note that this date is different from what was previously posted (May 17th) due to Grandparents Day and a half-day of school. 

Civil War Re-enactment (grades 6-12) - Friday, May 24
Volunteers Needed!

The Civil War Re-enactment is less than a week away and we are short volunteers! If you are available and willing to help please contact Mr. Carter Stepper as soon as possible. Thank you to all who have already signed up.

Civil War Re-enactment Volunteers

Student Driver Information

If your child will be driving him or her self to the Glenrose property please see the information below for the school requirements and contact Mr. Ben Tate to let him know.

Civil War Re-enactment Student Drivers

A Few More Drivers Needed

Thank you for the great response of willing drivers. We still need about 10 more. Please see the details below and contact Mr. Ben Tate if you are willing and able to transport students.

Civil War Re-enactment Transportation Details

Civil War Re-enactment Transportation Form

Yearbook Orders - Due Wed. May 29

It is time to place your yearbook order. If you would like to purchase a 2018-19 school yearbook please turn in a completed order form with payment to the school office no later than Wednesday, May 29th. And remember to upload your pictures from the school year to the Yogile link that was emailed to you previously.

Yearbook Order Form

2019-20 School Calendar

The 2019-20 school calendar is now available. Please note that dates may be subject to change and there are still events to be schedule. However, the information is accurate as far as we are able to determine at this time.

2019-20 School Calendar

Friday Pizza Lunch Snack Option

Pizza lunch now includes a snack option! This is a separate purchase from the pizza slices.  The snack option includes chips, applesauce and a granola bar for an additional $2. Pizza slices remain the same at $1.25 per slice. 

Upcoming Dates

May 16-18 - Cinderella (Spring Musical)
May 17 - Grandparents Day (8:00-11:30am)
May 17 - Half-Day (11:30am release)
May 20 - Mid-term Grades to Parents
May 23 - Science Fair
May 24 - "F" Notices for Seniors Only to Parents
May 24 - Civil War Re-enactment
May 27 - Memorial Day (No School)
May 28-31 - Junior Thesis Presentations
May 28-31 - 5th Grade Oregon Coast Field Trip
May 29 - Yearbook Orders Due
May 31 - History Emphasis Day (grades 7-12)
May 31 - "F" Notices to Parents
June 3 - Juniors & Parents Meeting Re: Grand Tour & Senior Year (6:30pm)
June 4-6 - Senior Finals
June 6 - Senior Assembly (9:30am - Sanctuary)
June 7 - Awards Program (Sanctuary)
- Grammar School - 8:30am
- All School - 9:15am
- Secondary School - 10:15am
June 7 - Senior Lunch with the Headmaster (following awards program)
June 8 - Commencement Ceremony (1:00 pm - Fourth Memorial Church)
June 11-13 - Finals for 7th-11th Grades (9th-11th on campus only during time of finals)
June 12 - 6th Grade Promotion Luncheon (12:00pm - Fellowship Hall)
June 13 - Kindergarten Promotion Program and Reception (9:00am)
June 14 - Last Day of School
- Cantabile - 11:30am
- All School Picnic - 12:00pm
- Used Uniform Sale - 12:00pm
June 18 - Last Day for Teachers
June 21 - Report Cards to Parents

Grammar School

No news at this time.

Secondary School

Science Fair - Thurs., May 23, 7pm

  • Are photographic images which use the rule of thirds in their composition more appealing to grammar school kids than pictures whose arrangement neglects to use this in its composition?
  • Which Tae Kwon Do kick packs the most force?
  • Are older horses better able to remember which bucket a treat is placed in than younger horses?
  • Do cookies made using a flour with a higher protein content spread less than cookies with a lower protein content?
  • Are natural alternatives to mouthwash as effective in removing unwanted oral bacteria?

These are just a sample of the various topics that will be presented by our 9th graders at The Oaks annual Science Fair. All families of students K-12 are welcome and encouraged to attend May 23, 7:00 pm. Mark your calendars!

Junior Thesis Presentations - May 28-30

The juniors have been working diligently in rhetoric and are almost ready to present their theses. All are welcome to come watch May 28th-30th in CE#3. A complete schedule with times and topics is below.

2019 Junior Thesis Schedule

History Emphasis Day - Fri., May 31

The final History Emphasis Day of the school year is coming up soon! As the students continue their study of ancient Israel with the themes of remembrance and celebration we are in need of the following items.

  • Mixing Bowls - Each student needs to bring a 16" (min.) bowl
  • Digital scales (9-10)
  • Smaller bowls, about 12" (25-26)

Please contact Mr. Carter Stepper if you are able to provide any of these items. Everything will be returned with the students at the end of the day.

Juniors and Parents Meeting Re: Grand Tour and Senior Year - June 3

All juniors and their parents should plan to attend this important meeting on Monday, June 3rd which will cover details necessary for their upcoming Grand Tour trip and their senior year. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us at 6:30pm.

Grammar School

No news at this time.

Secondary School

Science Fair - Thurs., May 23, 7pm

  • Are photographic images which use the rule of thirds in their composition more appealing to grammar school kids than pictures whose arrangement neglects to use this in its composition?
  • Which Tae Kwon Do kick packs the most force?
  • Are older horses better able to remember which bucket a treat is placed in than younger horses?
  • Do cookies made using a flour with a higher protein content spread less than cookies with a lower protein content?
  • Are natural alternatives to mouthwash as effective in removing unwanted oral bacteria?

These are just a sample of the various topics that will be presented by our 9th graders at The Oaks annual Science Fair. All families of students K-12 are welcome and encouraged to attend May 23, 7:00 pm. Mark your calendars!

Junior Thesis Presentations - May 28-30

The juniors have been working diligently in rhetoric and are almost ready to present their theses. All are welcome to come watch May 28th-30th in CE#3. A complete schedule with times and topics is below.

2019 Junior Thesis Schedule

History Emphasis Day - Fri., May 31

The final History Emphasis Day of the school year is coming up soon! As the students continue their study of ancient Israel with the themes of remembrance and celebration we are in need of the following items.

  • Mixing Bowls - Each student needs to bring a 16" (min.) bowl
  • Digital scales (9-10)
  • Smaller bowls, about 12" (25-26)

Please contact Mr. Carter Stepper if you are able to provide any of these items. Everything will be returned with the students at the end of the day.

Juniors and Parents Meeting Re: Grand Tour and Senior Year - June 3

All juniors and their parents should plan to attend this important meeting on Monday, June 3rd which will cover details necessary for their upcoming Grand Tour trip and their senior year. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us at 6:30pm.

Upcoming Dates

May 16-18 - Cinderella (Spring Musical)
May 17 - Grandparents Day (8:00-11:30am)
May 17 - Half-Day (11:30am release)
May 20 - Mid-term Grades to Parents
May 23 - Science Fair
May 24 - "F" Notices for Seniors Only to Parents
May 24 - Civil War Re-enactment
May 27 - Memorial Day (No School)
May 28-31 - Junior Thesis Presentations
May 28-31 - 5th Grade Oregon Coast Field Trip
May 29 - Yearbook Orders Due
May 31 - History Emphasis Day (grades 7-12)
May 31 - "F" Notices to Parents
June 3 - Juniors & Parents Meeting Re: Grand Tour & Senior Year (6:30pm)
June 4-6 - Senior Finals
June 6 - Senior Assembly (9:30am - Sanctuary)
June 7 - Awards Program (Sanctuary)
- Grammar School - 8:30am
- All School - 9:15am
- Secondary School - 10:15am
June 7 - Senior Lunch with the Headmaster (following awards program)
June 8 - Commencement Ceremony (1:00 pm - Fourth Memorial Church)
June 11-13 - Finals for 7th-11th Grades (9th-11th on campus only during time of finals)
June 12 - 6th Grade Promotion Luncheon (12:00pm - Fellowship Hall)
June 13 - Kindergarten Promotion Program and Reception (9:00am)
June 14 - Last Day of School
- Cantabile - 11:30am
- All School Picnic - 12:00pm
- Used Uniform Sale - 12:00pm
June 18 - Last Day for Teachers
June 21 - Report Cards to Parents