January 9 - 15, 2020

Current School News

January 9 - 15, 2020

All School

Mid-Term Grades

Second quarter mid-term grades were sent home with students Wed., Jan. 8. Please sign and return one copy to your child's homeroom teacher.

Kindergarten Enrollment for Oaks Families

Kindergarten enrollment for current Oaks families is now open. Please stop by the office to pick up an enrollment form (or print the attachment below) if you have a child who will be in kindergarten in the fall. Open enrollment begins February 1 for new kindergarten families. 

Kindergarten Enrollment Form for Current Families

Cognitive Training Presentation - Thurs., Jan. 9

Mr. Jason Farley, Secondary Teacher, will be giving a presentation on Cognitive Training after school January 9th. Cognitive training is a plan to exercise and strengthen the executive functions of the mind. The working memory, long term memory, processing speed, information input, logic and reasoning skills, concentration, and attention span, which make up the executive functions of the mind, are the foundation of all we do with our mind. Imbalance in the strengths of our executive functions can be the root cause of a host of difficulties in our lives and can severely entangle the learning process. Often diagnosed as ADD, ADHD, or learning disabilities, executive function imbalance can be treated effectively with cognitive training. By putting pressure on the executive function through cognitive exercises that isolate the executive functions, they can be strengthened into reliability. For more information, visit inwbraintraining.com and come to the presentation.

Oaks Family Night - Fri., Jan. 10 - Oaks vs Spokane Classical
White Out Night - Let's Fill the Gym!

Bring the whole family to cheer on our Oaks basketball teams as they take on Spokane Classical Christian School on Friday, January 10. For $5 per person (family maximum - $20) you will receive dinner and admission to all the games. This will be a white out night and Oaks t-shirts will be available at the door. Wear your shirt to cheer on The Oaks. There is a $10 suggested donation for the shirts. If you would like to help with set-up and/or serving please contact Mr. Trotter at 509-536-5955. Spokane Classical is coming out in mass, so let's fill the gym with Oaks fans too and root on our teams. GO OAKS!!!

Dinner will be served from 4-6pm

Game Times: 
4:00 pm - Boys JV
5:30 pm - Girls Varsity
7:00 pm - Boys Varsity

Mary Poppins Auditions

Auditions for Mary Poppins are right around the corner...packets are available in Mrs. Woodroof's office.

*Cancelled* - Grammar School Parent Meeting (Mandatory)
*This meeting has been cancelled. We will let you know when it has been rescheduled.*
Thurs., Jan. 9 - 3:00-3:30pm (MP11)

Pre-Audition Lunchtime Workshops:
Wed., Jan. 8 - 7th-12th grade Gentlemen (MP11)
Thurs., Jan. 9 - 7th-12th grade Ladies (MP11)

Monday, January 13
3-4pm - 7th-12th grade Ladies Vocal Auditions (MP11)
4-5pm - 7th-12th grade Gentlemen Vocal Auditions (MP11)

Tuesday, January 14
3-4pm - 2nd-6th grade Vocal Auditions (MP11)
4-5pm - 2nd-6th grade Dance Auditions (Location TBD)

Wednesday, January 15
3-5pm - 7th-12th grade Dance Auditions (Gym)

Thursday, January 16
3-5pm - Call backs if necessary. You will be contacted by the director if you are called.

Audition Preparation Videos from choreographer, Heidy Cartwright
Video 1
Video 2
Video 3

Picture Retakes - Tues., Jan. 14

Picture retakes are on Tuesday, January 14 from 9-10am in the church foyer. If your child missed picture day, even if you are not purchasing pictures, please have them wear their formal uniform so that their picture will be included in the yearbook. Please review the formal uniform requirements on the pictorial uniform handbook. Picture order forms are available in the school office. 

Lost and Found - Wed., Jan. 15

Lost and found items will be on the table in the MP foyer on Wednesday. Please stop by and see if anything belongs to your family. All unclaimed items, except uniforms, will be donated at the end of the day.

Oaks Family Night - Fri., Jan. 17

The next Oaks Family Night is scheduled for Friday, January 17. For $5 per person (family maximum - $20) you will receive dinner and admission to all the games. This will be a second white out night. If you would like to help with set-up and/or serving please contact Mr. Trotter at 509-536-5955. GO OAKS!!!

Dinner will be served from 4pm - 6pm

Game Times: 
4:00 pm - Boys JV
5:30 pm - Girls Varsity
7:00 pm - Boys Varsity

Oaks Jackets & Vests Available - Order Deadline is Jan., 19

The Oaks gear store is open once again for anyone who would like to order the newly approved secondary uniform jackets and vests. Orders must be placed by Sunday, January 19.

Oaks Gear Ordering

Upcoming Oaks Open Houses

During the enrollment season The Oaks will be hosting open houses each month. Please help us spread the word by inviting any family and friends who would be interested in learning more about The Oaks and classical Christian education. We would love to host them as they tour the school and visit classes. Postcards are available in the office or you can share the Facebook event.

Open House Dates - 9-11 am
Monday, January 20
Tuesday, February 25
Tuesday, March 24

Open House Invite

Re-enrollment for 2020-21 School Year Begins Feb. 3

Current family re-enrollment for 1st - 12th grades will begin Monday, February 3rd and are due by Friday, February 14th. Re-enrollment forms will be sent home with your eldest child the week prior. 

Oaks Basketball - Upcoming Home Game Schedule

Friday, January 10 vs SCCS
*White Out Night*

4pm - Boys JV
5:30pm - Girls Varsity
7pm - Boys Varsity

Tuesday, January 14 vs CCA
4:00pm - Girls JV level
5:30pm - Boys JV

Friday, January 17 vs KTSI
*White Out Night*

4pm - Boys JV
5:30pm - Girls Varsity
7pm - Boys Varsity

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"

GO OAKS!!! Come cheer on the basketball teams Friday!
GO OAKS!!! Come cheer on the basketball teams Friday!

Grammar School

There is no news at this time.

Secondary School

High School Protocol - Sat., Feb. 29
- Deposit Due Jan. 10

The High School Protocol Date has been set for Saturday, February 29th! We are excited to announce that this year's event will include a 3-course meal at the Spokane Club followed by the Symphony's Masterworks 7: Appalachian Spring with guest artist and principal clarinetist Stephen Williamson. First deposit letters will be sent home with 9th-12th grade students on Friday. Deposits are due Friday, January 10. Please contact Miss Stacey Miller if you have questions.

High School Protocol - Deposit

- Dress Code

As you and your child choose attire for Protocol please carefully review the attached letters regarding the dress code for the evening. Please note dress checks for ladies will not begin until the end of January.

Ladies Dress Code
Gentlemen Dress Code

Incomplete Grades on Report Cards

If your child received an "I" (incomplete) on their first quarter report card in any subject the final grade will be available on Jupiter once it has been completed. Please contact the school office if you need assistance in viewing these grades.

Grammar School

There is no news at this time.

Secondary School

High School Protocol - Sat., Feb. 29
- Deposit Due Jan. 10

The High School Protocol Date has been set for Saturday, February 29th! We are excited to announce that this year's event will include a 3-course meal at the Spokane Club followed by the Symphony's Masterworks 7: Appalachian Spring with guest artist and principal clarinetist Stephen Williamson. First deposit letters will be sent home with 9th-12th grade students on Friday. Deposits are due Friday, January 10. Please contact Miss Stacey Miller if you have questions.

High School Protocol - Deposit

- Dress Code

As you and your child choose attire for Protocol please carefully review the attached letters regarding the dress code for the evening. Please note dress checks for ladies will not begin until the end of January.

Ladies Dress Code
Gentlemen Dress Code

Incomplete Grades on Report Cards

If your child received an "I" (incomplete) on their first quarter report card in any subject the final grade will be available on Jupiter once it has been completed. Please contact the school office if you need assistance in viewing these grades.

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"