March 5 - 11, 2020

Current School News

March 5 - 11, 2020

All School

Coffee with the Headmaster - Fri., Mar. 6

All Oaks parents are invited to join Headmaster, Mr. Charlie Dowers, for coffee in the Memory Period Room (CE#3) after drop-off on Friday, March 6th. Starting about 7:45am there will be coffee, tea and baked goods available. About 8am Mr. Dowers will share for 10-15 minutes and then will have a time for questions. Hope you can join us!

Letter from the Headmaster

Please see the attached letter from Mr. Charlie Dowers that was emailed home Wednesday, March 4th. The purpose of this letter is to give families an overview of The Oaks' preparations and plan in reference to Coronavirus, to share with families what you can be doing in your own families, and all in the context of our faith in the Lord.

Letter from the Headmaster

Lost & Found - Wed., Mar. 11

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.

Mid-Terms - Wed., Mar. 11

Mid-term reports will be sent home with your child on Wednesday, March 11th. Please sign and return one copy to your child's homeroom teacher.

Talent Show - Fri., Mar. 13 at 6:30pm

Please plan to attend this year's Oaks Talent Show on Friday, March 13th at 6:30pm in the sanctuary of Valley Fourth Memorial Church. This is one of the most entertaining events of the school year and we would love to have you join us. Feel free to invite friends and family or RSVP via the Facebook event.

The Oaks Online Auction - Mar. 16-27

The Oaks took a break from having a large auction this year, but there are a few traditional items that we are auctioning off via email over the next two weeks. Check out the auction page for all the details and available items. Bidding opens Monday, March 16th, but don't delay because all bidding will close on Friday, March 27th.

Open House - Tues., Mar. 24 - 9-11am

Enrollment is now open to new families for kindergarten through 12th grade and our last open house of the season is just around the corner. Please help us spread the word about The Oaks by inviting interested family and friends to the open house on Tuesday, March 24th from 9 - 11 am.  This is a wonderful opportunity to share the joy of classical Christian education with those who are unfamiliar with our school. Postcards are available in the school office or feel free to share our Facebook event. RSVPs are appreciated, but not necessary.

Parent/Teacher Conferences - Mar. 18-19

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, March 18th and Thursday, March 19th. Sign-ups are available in the school office during regular office hours. Please stop by to sign up.

Early Release - Wed., Mar. 18

Students will be released from class at 11:30 am on Wednesday, March 18th for parent/teacher conferences in the afternoon. There is no school on Thursday, March 19th or Friday, March 20th due to parent/teacher conferences and a staff curriculum day.

1st Semester Honor Roll

Congratulations to those students who made the honor roll for the 1st semester of the 2019-20 school year.

1st Semester Honor Roll

Jr High Basketball - Upcoming Home Games

Please see the athletics page of the website for the complete schedule.

Friday, March 6 vs COV
4:00pm - Jr High Girls
5:15pm - Jr High Boys Varsity

Thursday, March 12 vs Holy Family
4:00pm - Jr High Girls
5:15pm - Jr High Boys JV
6:30pm - Jr High Boys Varsity

Friday, March 13 vs PCS
3:30pm - Jr High Girls
4:45pm - Jr High Boys

Jr High Basketball Tournament
The Mountain Christian League's junior high basketball tournament will be held Friday, March 20th & Saturday, March 21st at Lakes Middle School & Holy Family Catholic School in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Tournament brackets will be posted when available.

Mary Poppins - Rehearsals 

Rehearsals are underway for the spring musical, Mary Poppins. If your family is involved in the play, please reference The Oaks Theatre Page for rehearsal schedules, practice videos, and more.

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"

Grammar School

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 was sent home with your child before break and is available below for your convenience. Please be sure to turn in your forms no later than Tuesday, March 31st.

Reading is the Ticket Information

Secondary School

High School Classic Movie Night - Fri., Mar. 6

All High School students and their parents are invited to The Oaks Classic Movie Night on Friday, March 6th. Join us for a classic movie, snacks and lively discussion led by our own, Mr. Jason Farley.

Who: 9th-12th grade students and their parents
When: Friday, March 6, 6:30-9:00pm
Where: Gym
What: Chariots of Fire (1981)
Price: $3.00 per person

Please consider The Oaks standard of dress as you and your child choose their attire for this event - clean, modest and culturally appropriate for the event and the school community. Let's seek to love one another well as we enjoy an evening together.

History Emphasis Days - Lots of Help Still Needed!

This year's History Emphasis Days (Age of Chivalry) are scheduled for April 7th - 9th. Miss Brittany Hartke is leading the charge and planning is underway. Many hands are needed to help make this a successful event so please contact Miss Hartke to see how you can get involved.

Grammar School

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 was sent home with your child before break and is available below for your convenience. Please be sure to turn in your forms no later than Tuesday, March 31st.

Reading is the Ticket Information

Secondary School

High School Classic Movie Night - Fri., Mar. 6

All High School students and their parents are invited to The Oaks Classic Movie Night on Friday, March 6th. Join us for a classic movie, snacks and lively discussion led by our own, Mr. Jason Farley.

Who: 9th-12th grade students and their parents
When: Friday, March 6, 6:30-9:00pm
Where: Gym
What: Chariots of Fire (1981)
Price: $3.00 per person

Please consider The Oaks standard of dress as you and your child choose their attire for this event - clean, modest and culturally appropriate for the event and the school community. Let's seek to love one another well as we enjoy an evening together.

History Emphasis Days - Lots of Help Still Needed!

This year's History Emphasis Days (Age of Chivalry) are scheduled for April 7th - 9th. Miss Brittany Hartke is leading the charge and planning is underway. Many hands are needed to help make this a successful event so please contact Miss Hartke to see how you can get involved.

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"