February 25 - March 3, 2021

Current School News

Current School News

February 25 - March 3, 2021

All School

Re-enrollment Fee Withdrawal - Fri., Mar. 5

Re-enrollment fees for the 2021-22 school year will be automatically withdrawn Friday, March 5th. This fee is $250 per student enrolling for the upcoming school year. Please reference the Continuous Enrollment Letter and FAQs for more information. Questions regarding automatic withdrawal may be directed to The Oaks bookkeeper, Michelle Lilly.

Parent/Teacher Conferences (NO SCHOOL) - Mar. 18 & 19

There will be no school Thursday & Friday, March 18 & 19 for parent/teacher conferences. To sign-up for conferences please refer to the information posted under the "Grammar" and "Logic & Rhetoric" sections below. 

Open House - Tues., March 23, 9-11am - RSVP requested

Our final open house of the season is Tuesday, March 23 from 9-11am. Please invite interested family and friends to attend. RSVP to Admissions Officer, Anya Schnell, at 509-536-5955 or anya.schnell@theoakscca.org. Private tours are also available.

Open House Flyer

Uniform News!

Vest Order Update: Some of the formal sweater vests have arrived. If any part of your order is now available to pick up in the school office, you were sent an email prior to mid-winter break. The office will send an update when the next shipment arrives.

2021-22 Uniform Options Available: Students may now wear the new plaid uniform items which are officially part of the upcoming school year's uniform. Families are able to order these items through The Oaks' Lands' End website and we will be posting the new official policy soon.

Uniform Sale Notifications: We encourage you to sign up for Lands' End newsletters to receive notifications of upcoming sales. To do so, visit the Land's End website, sign into The Oaks (school code: 900069105), create an account, and then select to receive notifications for School Uniforms in your preferences. Mrs. Laurie Gardner, in the school office, will be handling uniform questions, so please feel free to contact her if you need any assistance.

Kindergarten Enrollment Open!
1st-12th Grade Open Enrollment Begins March 1

Kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year is currently open for new families and 1st-12th grade registration opens March 1. There is still space available in the kindergarten class for next year as well as many of our 1st-12th grade classes. Please spread the word and encourage friends and family to learn more about The Oaks and classical Christian education. For more information please contact Admissions Officer, Anya Schnell at 509-536-5955 or anya.schnell@theoakscca.org. Next steps could include:

  • Calling or emailing with questions
  • Signing up for an upcoming open house
  • Scheduling an initial visit

Re-enrollment Changes for '21-22 School Year

Re-enrollment for the 2021-22 school year has changed. Please see the attached letter and frequently asked questions for details. This information was emailed home separately and hard copies were sent home with students.

Continuous Enrollment Letter and FAQs

Upcoming Dates

April 1 - Thursday Cantabile (3:15pm Release)
April 1 - "The Music Man" Tickets on Sale
April 2 - Good Friday (No School)
April 5-9 - Spring Break (No School)
April 17 - High School Protocol Event
April 20 - 2021-22 Financial Aid Meeting (4:30pm)
April 20 - Countdown to College Workshop (7pm)
April 22 - 2021-22 Financial Aid Meeting (7:30am)
April 23 - End of Third Quarter
April 23 - Logic & Rhetoric School Spring Concert (7pm)
April 29 - 3rd Quarter Report Cards Posted on Jupiter
April 29 - Yellowstone Meeting (7pm)
April 30 - Geography Day (1st-6th grades)
May 7-8 & 14-15 - "The Music Man"

Open House

Grammar School

Parent/Teacher Conferences - Thurs. & Fri., Mar. 18 & 19

Grammar school parent/teacher conferences will be held Thursday, March 18 and Friday, March 19. Every grammar school parent is asked to sign up for a conference with their child's teacher during this scheduled time. Conference sign-ups are available in the school office. Please stop by to schedule your conference.

Silverwood Reading is the Ticket

Silverwood's Reading is the Ticket program is available once again for students in kindergarten through 6th grades. Program information will be sent home with your child and is available below for your convenience.

Reading is the Ticket Information

Logic & Rhetoric Schools

Protocol Deposit Due Fri., Feb. 26

All 9th through 12th grade students are invited to attend this year's protocol event on Saturday, April 17. This event will include a viewing of the Broadway hit musical, Hamilton, a guest speaker, and a semi-formal dinner at the stunning Belles on the Bluff venue. A $50 deposit is due by Friday, February 26. Please see the attached letter and deposit form for further details. A hard copy was sent home with the 9th-12th grade students. 

Protocol Announcement & Deposit Form

SAT School Day - Wed., Mar. 3

Juniors and Seniors taking the SAT test on Wednesday, March 3 should report directly to the gym by 8:30am.

Please bring:

  • Two No. 2 pencils with soft erasers. No mechanical pencils, please.
  • Calculator
  • Snacks and water
  • Optional: extra batteries or back-up calculator

The test will finish by 12:30pm. SAT test preparation is available at no charge from Khan Academy. Please contact Mrs. Gibson with questions at lynn.gibson@theoakscca.org.

Parent/Teacher Conferences - Wed., Thurs., Fri. - Mar. 17-19

Logic & Rhetoric School Parent/Teacher conferences will be held Wednesday evening, Thursday day & evening, and Friday day. Parents who would like to meet with one or more of their child's teachers are asked to sign up during this scheduled time. We ask that parents please sign up to meet with no more than 3 of their child's teachers, if possible, to allow plenty of time for all parents to have the opportunity to meet with teachers. Conference sign-ups are available in the school office. Please stop by to schedule your conference.

Spokane Scholars

The Oaks' Logic & Rhetoric School faculty have named this year's Spokane Scholar nominees in six categories:

English: Cecily Lambert
Fine Arts: Samuel McEachran
Mathematics: Anna Sattler
Science: Ruth Dierdorff
Social Studies: Abigail Farley
World Languages: Abby Kwon

The Spokane Scholars Foundation wishes to recognize these outstanding scholars among 30 regional schools. Each nominee will also fill out an application for consideration of some monetary awards, ranging from $1,000 to $4,000. Winners will be named on April 19. Congratulations Oaks Spokane Scholars!

Protocol 2021 - An Evening of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty - Sat., Apr., 17
* Business Formal Attire

Protocol attire this year will be business formal. Gentlemen should wear suit coats. Ladies may wear skirts, dresses, or dress slacks. Skirts and dresses should fall at or below the knee and all ladies' blouses/tops should have a sleeve and not be cut too low. Attire for both gentlemen and ladies should not be too form fitting. Shoes should meet the formal uniform shoe requirements (please see the uniform policy if needed). The Pinterest pages linked below are meant to help give you an idea of the many beautiful options that would be appropriate for this event.

Ladies' Protocol Attire Ideas

Gentlemen's Protocol Attire Ideas

Grammar School

Parent/Teacher Conferences - Thurs. & Fri., Mar. 18 & 19

Grammar school parent/teacher conferences will be held Thursday, March 18 and Friday, March 19. Every grammar school parent is asked to sign up for a conference with their child's teacher during this scheduled time. Conference sign-ups are available in the school office. Please stop by to schedule your conference.

Silverwood Reading is the Ticket

Silverwood's Reading is the Ticket program is available once again for students in kindergarten through 6th grades. Program information will be sent home with your child and is available below for your convenience.

Reading is the Ticket Information

Logic & Rhetoric Schools

Protocol Deposit Due Fri., Feb. 26

All 9th through 12th grade students are invited to attend this year's protocol event on Saturday, April 17. This event will include a viewing of the Broadway hit musical, Hamilton, a guest speaker, and a semi-formal dinner at the stunning Belles on the Bluff venue. A $50 deposit is due by Friday, February 26. Please see the attached letter and deposit form for further details. A hard copy was sent home with the 9th-12th grade students. 

Protocol Announcement & Deposit Form

SAT School Day - Wed., Mar. 3

Juniors and Seniors taking the SAT test on Wednesday, March 3 should report directly to the gym by 8:30am.

Please bring:

  • Two No. 2 pencils with soft erasers. No mechanical pencils, please.
  • Calculator
  • Snacks and water
  • Optional: extra batteries or back-up calculator

The test will finish by 12:30pm. SAT test preparation is available at no charge from Khan Academy. Please contact Mrs. Gibson with questions at lynn.gibson@theoakscca.org.

Parent/Teacher Conferences - Wed., Thurs., Fri. - Mar. 17-19

Logic & Rhetoric School Parent/Teacher conferences will be held Wednesday evening, Thursday day & evening, and Friday day. Parents who would like to meet with one or more of their child's teachers are asked to sign up during this scheduled time. We ask that parents please sign up to meet with no more than 3 of their child's teachers, if possible, to allow plenty of time for all parents to have the opportunity to meet with teachers. Conference sign-ups are available in the school office. Please stop by to schedule your conference.

Spokane Scholars

The Oaks' Logic & Rhetoric School faculty have named this year's Spokane Scholar nominees in six categories:

English: Cecily Lambert
Fine Arts: Samuel McEachran
Mathematics: Anna Sattler
Science: Ruth Dierdorff
Social Studies: Abigail Farley
World Languages: Abby Kwon

The Spokane Scholars Foundation wishes to recognize these outstanding scholars among 30 regional schools. Each nominee will also fill out an application for consideration of some monetary awards, ranging form $1,000 to $4,000. Winners will be named on April 19. Congratulations Oaks Spokane Scholars!

Protocol 2021 - An Evening of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty - Sat., Apr., 17
* Business Formal Attire

Protocol attire this year will be business formal. Gentlemen should wear suit coats. Ladies may wear skirts, dresses, or dress slacks. Skirts and dresses should fall at or below the knee and all ladies' blouses/tops should have a sleeve and not be cut too low. Attire for both gentlemen and ladies should not be too form fitting. Shoes should meet the formal uniform shoe requirements (please see the uniform policy if needed). The Pinterest pages linked below are meant to help give you an idea of the many beautiful options that would be appropriate for this event.

Ladies' Protocol Attire Ideas

Gentlemen's Protocol Attire Ideas

Upcoming Dates

April 1 - Thursday Cantabile (3:15pm Release)
April 1 - "The Music Man" Tickets on Sale
April 2 - Good Friday (No School)
April 5-9 - Spring Break (No School)
April 17 - High School Protocol Event
April 20 - 2021-22 Financial Aid Meeting (4:30pm)
April 20 - Countdown to College Workshop (7pm)
April 22 - 2021-22 Financial Aid Meeting (7:30am)
April 23 - End of Third Quarter
April 23 - Logic & Rhetoric School Spring Concert (7pm)
April 29 - 3rd Quarter Report Cards Posted on Jupiter
April 29 - Yellowstone Meeting (7pm)
April 30 - Geography Day (1st-6th grades)
May 7-8 & 14-15 - "The Music Man"