February 4 - 10, 2021

Current School News

Current School News

February 4 - 10, 2021

All School

Kindergarten Enrollment Now Open!

Kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year is now open for new families. Help spread the word about The Oaks and encourage your friends and family to learn more about The Oaks and classical Christian education. Next steps could include:

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

ACH Forms Due - Fri., Feb. 5

Any family who is not already paying tuition via automatic withdrawal, must complete and turn in the ACH paperwork no later than Friday, February 5th. This will not affect current tuition payments, but will set you up to automatically pay your 2021-22 registration fee of $250 per student on March 5th as well as your 2021-22 tuition beginning in July.

Automatic Withdrawal Form

Early Dismissal Fri., Feb. 5 at 12:30pm
Cantabile at 12:15pm

As the 1st semester of the 2020-21 school year concludes, students will be dismissed early on Friday, February 5 at 12:30pm. Our regular all school Cantabile will be held in the gym from 12:15-12:30pm.

2021-22 Uniform Options Available Mon., Feb. 8

As we begin the 2nd semester, Monday, February 8, students may begin wearing the new plaid uniform items which are officially part of the 2021-22 school uniform. Families are now able to order these items through The Oaks' Lands' End website.

Open House - Tues., Feb. 23, 9-11am - RSVP only

Thank you to all who invited guests to our 1st open house! The 2nd open house of the season is scheduled for Tuesday, February 23 from 9-11am, and a 3rd on Tuesday, March 23. 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

Re-enrollment Changes for '21-22 School Year

Re-enrollment for the 2021-22 school year will be changing. 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

Mar. 1 - Open Enrollment for 1st-12th Grades Begins
Mar. 3 - SAT School Day (11th & 12th Grades)
Mar. 5 - Reenrollment Fee Automatically Withdrawn
Mar. 11 - 100th Day Celebration (1st Grade)
Mar. 12 - 100th Day Celebration (Kindergarten)
Mar. 15 - Mid Term Grades Posted on Jupiter
Mar. 17 - Logic/Rhetoric School Parent/Teacher Conferences (5:30-7:30pm)
Mar. 18-19 - Parent/Teacher Conferences (Grammar, Logic & Rhetoric School) (No School)
Mar. 23 - Open House (9-11am) RSVP requested
Mar. 31 - "F" Notices Posted on Jupiter
April 2 - Good Friday (No School)

Open House

Grammar School

Proverbs Ceremony - Fri., Feb. 5, 8:30am

The Grammar School Proverbs Ceremony, recognizing those students who have memorized chapters in Proverbs, will be held in the sanctuary on Friday, February 5, beginning at 8:30am. Parents are welcome to attend. Our current guidelines of wearing a mask and/or social distancing will be in place for this event.

Kindergarten Schedule for Early Dismissal on Fri., Feb. 5

With the early dismissal of 12:30pm on Friday, February 5th, the kindergarten class schedule will be adjusted to give class time to both the morning and afternoon classes. The AM class will attend from 8:30-10:20am and the PM class will attend from 10:20am-12:15pm. The PM kindergarten and enhancement students will participate in Cantabile with the rest of the school from 12:15-12:30pm. Students will have a snack during the school day, but will not have lunch. Please contact Mrs. Kind with any questions.

Logic & Rhetoric Schools

Rhetoric School Finals Schedule

1st Semester Rhetoric School Finals Schedule

Semester End Celebration - Fri., Feb. 5

On Friday, February 5, the Logic & Rhetoric Schools (7th-12th grades) will celebrate the end of the semester with a pizza lunch beginning at 11:30am in the gym. Pizza will be provided for all Logic & Rhetoric students and staff. Following the pizza lunch will be an all school Cantabile from 12:15-12:30pm and an early dismissal at 12:30pm.

"And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men" - Colossians 3:23

Jr High Basketball - Mandatory Parent Mtg - Mon., Feb. 8

Junior high basketball began this week. If your child is participating this season please plan to attend the mandatory parent meeting on Monday, February 8 at 5:30pm. Calendars for the entire season are available on the basketball page.

SAT School Day - Wed., Mar. 3
*Registration Deadline is Fri., Feb. 12

Beginning this year, The Oaks will offer annually the official CollegeBoard SAT test, held midweek at our school for all juniors, and for seniors who still need to take the SAT test as a graduation requirement. See the flyer below for details and to register. Deadline to register is Fri., Feb. 12.

SAT School Day Flyer and Registration Form

Protocol 2021 - An Evening of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty - Sat., Apr., 17
* 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 will be due by Friday, February 26. Please see the attached letter and deposit form for further details. A hard copy has been sent home with the 9th-12th grade students. 

Protocol Announcement & Deposit Form

* 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

Proverbs Ceremony - Fri., Feb. 5, 8:30am

The Grammar School Proverbs Ceremony, recognizing those students who have memorized chapters in Proverbs, will be held in the sanctuary on Friday, February 5, beginning at 8:30am. Parents are welcome to attend. Our current guidelines of wearing a mask and/or social distancing will be in place for this event.

Kindergarten Schedule for Early Dismissal on Fri., Feb. 5

With the early dismissal of 12:30pm on Friday, February 5th, the kindergarten class schedule will be adjusted to give class time to both the morning and afternoon classes. The AM class will attend from 8:30-10:20am and the PM class will attend from 10:20am-12:15pm. The PM kindergarten and enhancement students will participate in Cantabile with the rest of the school from 12:15-12:30pm. Students will have a snack during the school day, but will not have lunch. Please contact Mrs. Kind with any questions.

Logic & Rhetoric Schools

Rhetoric School Finals Schedule

1st Semester Rhetoric School Finals Schedule

Semester End Celebration - Fri., Feb. 5

On Friday, February 5, the Logic & Rhetoric Schools (7th-12th grades) will celebrate the end of the semester with a pizza lunch beginning at 11:30am in the gym. Pizza will be provided for all Logic & Rhetoric students and staff. Following the pizza lunch will be an all school Cantabile from 12:15-12:30pm and an early dismissal at 12:30pm.

"And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men" - Colossians 3:23

Jr High Basketball - Mandatory Parent Mtg - Mon., Feb. 8

Junior high basketball began this week. If your child is participating this season please plan to attend the mandatory parent meeting on Monday, February 8 at 5:30pm. Calendars for the entire season are available on the basketball page.

SAT School Day - Wed., Mar. 3
*Registration Deadline is Fri., Feb. 12

Beginning this year, The Oaks will offer annually the official CollegeBoard SAT test, held midweek at our school for all juniors, and for seniors who still need to take the SAT test as a graduation requirement. See the flyer below for details and to register. Deadline to register is Fri., Feb. 12.

SAT School Day Flyer and Registration Form

Protocol 2021 - An Evening of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty - Sat., Apr., 17
* 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 will be due by Friday, February 26. Please see the attached letter and deposit form for further details. A hard copy will be sent home with the 9th-12th grade students. 

Protocol Announcement & Deposit Form

* 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

Mar. 1 - Open Enrollment for 1st-12th Grades Begins
Mar. 3 - SAT School Day (11th & 12th Grades)
Mar. 5 - Reenrollment Fee Automatically Withdrawn
Mar. 11 - 100th Day Celebration (1st Grade)
Mar. 12 - 100th Day Celebration (Kindergarten)
Mar. 15 - Mid Term Grades Posted on Jupiter
Mar. 17 - Logic/Rhetoric School Parent/Teacher Conferences (5:30-7:30pm)
Mar. 18-19 - Parent/Teacher Conferences (Grammar, Logic & Rhetoric School) (No School)
Mar. 23 - Open House (9-11am) RSVP requested
Mar. 31 - "F" Notices Posted on Jupiter
April 2 - Good Friday (No School)