January 21 - 27, 2021

Current School News

Current School News

January 21 - 27, 2021

All School

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

Instrumental Concert - Thurs., Jan. 21 - 7pm

Orchestra students (5th-12th grades) will be presenting a Post-Christmas Instrumental Concert on Thursday, January 21 at 7pm in the gym. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

Spring Musical Auditions - Jan. 26-28

Oaks students (2nd-12th grades) are welcome to try out for this year's spring musical, which is scheduled for May 6-8 and May 14-15. Auditions will be held at the school Tues. through Thurs., Jan. 26-28. Please see the flyer below for further details. Students who are planning to audition should sign up on the drama board in the MP foyer and pick up an audition packet from Mrs. Teri Woodroof's office. 

Music Man Auditions

All School Photo - Fri., Jan. 29 - Formal Uniforms

We have rescheduled the all school photo for Friday, January 29th. All students are required to wear their formal uniform and will need to wear a mask (except when the actual picture is taken). 

Formal Uniform Chart

Embroidery Option for Uniform Items - Due by Fri., Jan. 29

If you have uniform (or other) items that you would like embroidered with The Oaks logo, we would like to extend an invitation to include them in our upcoming embroidery order at a price of $5 per item, plus tax. Please label & bring any items you would like embroidered to the school office by Friday, January 29, at 3pm. 

Reminder: The Oaks embroidered logo is required on the 2021-22 formal uniform and 2022-23 optional uniform items. 

Kindergarten Priority Registration Due Jan. 29

Kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year is now open for current school families. Families with an upcoming kindergartner may turn in a completed Current Family New Student Application by Friday, January 29 for priority registration. Kindergarten enrollment for new families will open February 1.

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

As the 1st semester of the 2020-21 school year concludes, students will be dismissed early on Friday, February 5 at 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 will be able to order these items through The Oaks' Lands' End website soon.

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

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

There is no new news at this time.

Logic & Rhetoric Schools

Financial Aid Webinar - "Next Steps After You've Filed Your FAFSA"
Mon., Jan. 25, 5:30-6:30pm

Parents of seniors: Now that you've filed your FAFSA, learn about next steps during this helpful webinar hosted by Whitworth University. Information will include a review of some common FAFSA errors, special circumstance situations, and other financial aid and scholarship resources available. You do not need to be applying to Whitworth to participate.

Register for Financial Aid Webinar

PSAT Test - Tues., Jan. 26, 8:30am-12:30pm
*Please note: start time has changed

Ninth through 11th grade students who have registered to take the PSAT test on Tuesday, January 26 are asked to report directly to the school gym by 8:30am, with test supplies in hand. The PSAT test will conclude at 12:30pm, in time for lunch. The rest of the school day schedule will proceed as normal.

Please bring to the test: two #2 pencils, calculator (graphing calculator is fine), water, and snacks.

Parents: Please ensure your child knows their home address and zip code.

COVID protocols: Please wear a mask into the gym. You will not need to wear your mask when the test is underway, as all students will be socially-distanced.

Questions: Contact Mrs. Lynn Gibson (contact information available in Jupiter)

Finals Week - Rhetoric Students Leaving Campus Protocols - Feb. 2-5

During finals week, on Wednesday, February 3rd & Thursday, February 4th Rhetoric students (10th-12th grades) with more than a 90 minute break between tests may leave campus during that time. Any students planning to leave campus must turn a parent permission note into the school office no later than 3pm Monday, February 1st. Students will need to sign out of the office as they leave and sign in upon their return. Students will not be allowed to make phone calls to receive permission the day of, so please plan ahead.

1st Semester Rhetoric School Finals Schedule

SAT School Day - Wed., Mar. 3

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

Grammar School

There is no new news at this time.

Logic & Rhetoric Schools

Financial Aid Webinar - "Next Steps After You've Filed Your FAFSA"
Mon., Jan. 25, 5:30-6:30pm

Parents of seniors: Now that you've filed your FAFSA, learn about next steps during this helpful webinar hosted by Whitworth University. Information will include a review of some common FAFSA errors, special circumstance situations, and other financial aid and scholarship resources available. You do not need to be applying to Whitworth to participate.

Register for Financial Aid Webinar

PSAT Test - Tues., Jan. 26, 8:30am-12:30pm
*Please note: start time has changed

Ninth through 11th grade students who have registered to take the PSAT test on Tuesday, January 26 are asked to report directly to the school gym by 8:30am, with test supplies in hand. The PSAT test will conclude at 12:30pm, in time for lunch. The rest of the school day schedule will proceed as normal.

Please bring to the test: two #2 pencils, calculator (graphing calculator is fine), water, and snacks.

Parents: Please ensure your child knows their home address and zip code.

COVID protocols: Please wear a mask into the gym. You will not need to wear your mask when the test is underway, as all students will be socially-distanced.

Questions: Contact Mrs. Lynn Gibson (contact information available in Jupiter)

Finals Week - Rhetoric Students Leaving Campus Protocols - Feb. 2-5

During finals week, on Wednesday, February 3rd & Thursday, February 4th Rhetoric students (10th-12th grades) with more than a 90 minute break between tests may leave campus during that time. Any students planning to leave campus must turn a parent permission note into the school office no later than 3pm Monday, February 1st. Students will need to sign out of the office as they leave and sign in upon their return. Students will not be allowed to make phone calls to receive permission the day of, so please plan ahead.

1st Semester Rhetoric School Finals Schedule

SAT School Day - Wed., Mar. 3

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

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)