May 9 - 15, 2019

Current School News

Current School News

May 9 - 15, 2019

All School

Lost and Found - Wednesday, May 15

Lost and found items will be on the table in the MP foyer on Wednesday, May 15th. 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.

Grandparents Day - May 17 - 8:00-11:30am

Please invite your Grandparents to join us on Friday, May 17th from 8:00-11:30am for The Oaks annual Grandparents Day. Grandparents will have the opportunity to visit classes, see student presentations, have a professional picture taken with their grandchildren, and enjoy refreshments. Parents are welcome to attend as well. All students will be released at 11:30am so that they may have lunch with their grandparents and then head to Cinderella in the evening.

Half-Day - Friday, May 17 - 11:30am release

Friday, May 17th is a half-day of school. Students will be dismissed at 11:30am.

Cinderella - May 16-18 - Less than a week away!

This is your last chance to purchase tickets for The Oaks' production of Cinderella. This year's musical production will be presented May 16-18 at University High School. To purchase your tickets click on the link on our homepage. Tickets will also be sold in the foyer of the MP building Friday after school.
* Please note that tickets must be printed or on your phone when you arrive for the play as there will not be a will call this year.

Mid-Terms - May 20th - Updated Date

Mid-terms will be sent home with your child on Monday, May 20th. Please note that this date is different from what was previously posted (May 17th) due to Grandparents Day and a half-day of school. 

 

Civil War Re-enactment (grades 6-12) - Friday, May 24th - Volunteers & Transportation Help Still Needed

The Civil War Re-enactment is less than 2 weeks away! We still need about 17 more parents to help transport students to and/or from the Glenrose property on Friday, May 24th. Please see the attached letter for all of the details.

Civil War Re-enactment Transportation Help Needed

Civil War Re-enactment Transportation Form

Volunteers are still needed for this year's re-enactment. Below is a current list of those who have already signed up. Thank you! If you have not signed up and would like to volunteer please contact Mr. Carter Stepper.

Civil War Re-enactment Volunteers

Yearbook Orders

It is time to place your yearbook order. If you would like to purchase a 2018-19 school yearbook please turn in a completed order form with payment to the school office no later than Wednesday, May 29th. And remember to upload your pictures from the school year to the Yogile link that was emailed to you previously.

Yearbook Order Form

2019-20 School Calendar

The 2019-20 school calendar is now available. Please note that dates may be subject to change and there are still events to be schedule. However, the information is accurate as far as we are able to determine at this time.

2019-20 School Calendar

Friday Pizza Lunch Snack Option

Pizza lunch now includes a snack option! This is a separate purchase from the pizza slices.  The snack option includes chips, applesauce and a granola bar for an additional $2. Pizza slices remain the same at $1.25 per slice. 

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

No news at this time.

Secondary School

Science Fair - Thursday, May 23rd, 7pm

  • Are photographic images which use the rule of thirds in their composition more appealing to grammar school kids than pictures whose arrangement neglects to use this in its composition?
  • Which Tae Kwon Do kick packs the most force?
  • Are older horses better able to remember which bucket a treat is placed in than younger horses?
  • Do cookies made using a flour with a higher protein content spread less than cookies with a lower protein content?
  • Are natural alternatives to mouthwash as effective in removing unwanted oral bacteria?

These are just a sample of the various topics that will be presented by our 9th graders at The Oaks annual Science Fair. All families of students K-12 are welcome and encouraged to attend May 23, 7:00 pm. Mark your calendars!

History Emphasis Day - Friday, May 31st

The final History Emphasis Day of the school year is scheduled for Friday, May 31st. We will continue our study of ancient Israel and the themes of remembrance and celebration. More details will be available soon.

Juniors and Parents Meeting Re: Grand Tour and Senior Year - June 3rd

All juniors and their parents should plan to attend this important meeting on Monday, June 3rd which will cover details necessary for their upcoming Grand Tour trip and their senior year. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us at 6:30pm.

Grammar School

No news at this time.

Secondary School

Science Fair - Thursday, May 23rd, 7pm

  • Are photographic images which use the rule of thirds in their composition more appealing to grammar school kids than pictures whose arrangement neglects to use this in its composition?
  • Which Tae Kwon Do kick packs the most force?
  • Are older horses better able to remember which bucket a treat is placed in than younger horses?
  • Do cookies made using a flour with a higher protein content spread less than cookies with a lower protein content?
  • Are natural alternatives to mouthwash as effective in removing unwanted oral bacteria?

These are just a sample of the various topics that will be presented by our 9th graders at The Oaks annual Science Fair. All families of students K-12 are welcome and encouraged to attend May 23, 7:00 pm. Mark your calendars!

History Emphasis Day - Friday, May 31st

The final History Emphasis Day of the school year is scheduled for Friday, May 31st. We will continue our study of ancient Israel and the themes of remembrance and celebration. More details will be available soon.

Juniors and Parents Meeting Re: Grand Tour and Senior Year - June 3rd

All juniors and their parents should plan to attend this important meeting on Monday, June 3rd which will cover details necessary for their upcoming Grand Tour trip and their senior year. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us at 6:30pm.

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"