October 17 - 23, 2019

Current School News

October 17 - 23, 2019

All School

Mid-Term Grades

Mid-Term grades were sent home with your child Wed., Oct. 16. Please sign and return one copy to your child's homeroom teacher.

Dennis Uniform - Fall Savings - Oct. 17-19

Dennis Uniform is offering 20% off of all purchases, with free shipping over $25. Please see the attached flyer for details.

Dennis Uniform - Fall Savings Flyer

Week of Prayer for The Oaks - Oct. 18-25

Psalm 127 has a beautiful phrase, "unless the Lord builds the house..." With this in mind, we are having a week of dedicated prayer and thanksgiving to the Lord. He has provided the land for a new permanent home for The Oaks and we depend upon God's blessing for the future of The Oaks. Please see our specific prayer requests at the link below.

The Oaks Week of Prayer - Prayer Requests

If you would like to participate in the week of prayer please sign up at the following link:

Land Purchase Celebration Prayer Sign Up

Lost and Found - Wed., Oct. 23

Lost and found items will be on the table in the MP foyer on Wednesday, October 23. 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.

Grandparent's Day - Fri., Oct. 25
*Formal Uniforms*

On Friday, October 25 we get to celebrate grandparents and our recent land purchase. Come for breakfast and stick around! Please RSVP so we can plan accordingly. *All students are to wear their formal uniforms for Grandparents Day.

Schedule:
7:30am - Check In
8:00am - Full Breakfast
8:35am - Welcome and Choral Presentation
9:15am - Student Programs
11:30am - Open House: Classroom Visits

RSVP for Grandparents Day

Land Dedication Celebration - Fri., Oct. 25
*Free Food & Fun! Please RSVP

After Grandparents Day, join us for the Land Dedication Celebration on Friday, October 25. This is not an early release day, but it is a day to celebrate. All students will participate in the morning presentations and afternoon activities. After the land dedication ceremony students may change into non-uniform clothes for the festival (at 2pm). Please consider The Oaks standard of dress as you and your child choose their attire for the celebration - clean, modest and culturally appropriate for the event and the school community. Let's seek to love one another well as we rejoice in this gift from God. 

Land Dedication Celebration Flyer

Schedule:
12:00 - Cookout Lunch
1:00 - Land Dedication Ceremony
2:00 - Festival For All Ages
Followed by Joel Ansett Concert

Please RSVP for any additional family members and guests beyond Oaks students and  staff.

RSVP for Land Dedication Celebration

ACCS NW Regional Choral Concert - Fri., Nov. 8 (7pm)

The Oaks secondary students will be participating in the ACCS NW Regional Choral Festival with up to 6 other ACCS schools on Friday, November 7th. At 7:00pm all participating in the festival will be presenting a concert ($2 donation) in The Oaks' gym. There will be pieces performed by the Mass Choir (424 voices) accompanied by a 15 piece orchestra, the New Saint Andrews College Choir, The Oaks Choir, the Logos School Choir and the Spokane Classical Christian School Choir. We hope you will plan to join us for this lovely evening.

Fall Open House - Nov. 11 (9-11am)

Know someone who is interested in learning more about The Oaks and classical Christian education? This is the perfect opportunity for families to get a taste of The Oaks. We still have openings for the current year and it is never too early to begin looking at next year. Help us spread the word by inviting friends and family. Postcard invitations are available in the school office.

Open House Invitation

Parent Academy - Tues., Nov. 19 at 6:30pm
*Mark your calendars - Free Childcare!

The Oaks is excited to welcome special guest speakers, Doug and Nancy Wilson, on Tuesday, November 19th for the 1st Parent Academy of the school year. All parents should plan to attend, beginning at 6:30pm, in the sanctuary. Childcare will be provided in the gym. Please RSVP to the school office so that we can plan accordingly.

The Tempest - Fall Play - Dec. 7 (2pm & 6pm)

Tickets for The Tempest are now on sale. Click on the link at the top of the page to purchase yours today! Posters are available in the school office if you would like to hang one at your place of business, favorite coffee shop, local library, or another location in the community. Help us spread the word!

Yearbook Photos

This year's Yearbook Editor, Kelly Andresick, is gathering photos throughout the school year. Whether your pictures are of theatre productions, sporting events, lunch time, classrooms, field trips or cheering on the teams we want to see them! Please upload your pictures into the correct grade, sport or activity and then they will be ready to assemble into a year of pictures. Email Kelly with any questions. Please try to upload your photos as soon as possible after the event. Thank you so much for your participation. We cannot do it without you.

To Share Photos:
Email - 8ktiw45m2ue@yogile.com
Upload - 2019-2020 School Year Album
*select appropriate album to upload to

The Oaks Athletics
- Upcoming Home Games & Tournaments -

Oaks athletics are in full swing. Come cheer on the teams at The Oaks this week.

Fri. & Sat., Oct. 18-19 - Jr High Volleyball Tournament
The junior high volleyball tournament will take place at Holy Family Catholic School in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Junior High Volleyball Tournament Schedule

Tues., Oct. 22
JH Volleyball - 4:30pm
JV Volleyball - 5:45pm
Varsity Volleyball - 5:45pm

Fri. & Sat., Oct. 25-26 - JV Volleyball Tournament
The junior varsity volleyball tournament will take place in Sandpoint, Idaho. Further details coming soon.

Upcoming Dates

Jan. 15 - Conservatory Recital (6:30pm - Sanctuary)
Jan. 15 - Poetry Out Loud Competition (9th-12th grades)
Jan. 18 - Open House (9-11am)
Jan. 21 - "F" Notices Posted on Jupiter
Jan. 21 - Instrumental Concert (7pm - Gym)
Jan. 26 - PSAT test administered at The Oaks
Jan. 26-28 - Spring Musical Auditions
Jan. 29 - Kindergarten Priority Registration Due
Feb. 1 - Kindergarten Open Enrollment Begins
Feb. 2-5 - Logic & Rhetoric School Finals
Feb. 5 - End of 2nd Quarter
Feb. 5 - ACH Paperwork Due
Feb. 5 - Logic & Rhetoric Schools End of Semester Celebration (1-3pm)
Feb. 8 - Spring Musical Rehearsals Begin
Feb. 8-12 - ERB Testing (3rd-10th)
Feb. 9 - 8th Grade Parent Meeting (6:30pm)
Feb. 12 - 2nd Quarter Grades Posted on Jupiter
Feb. 12 - 1st-12th Grade Priority Registration Due
Feb. 15-19 - Mid-Winter Break

Grammar School

Speech Meet - Wed., Oct. 23

All are welcome to attend The Oaks classroom speech meets on Wednesday, October 23. Please see the attached schedule for further details.

Classroom Speech Meet Schedule

Classroom Newsletters & Memory Verses Available on Jupiter

Grammar school classroom newsletters and Bible memory verses are available on Jupiter under the "Materials" tab. Please contact the school office if you need help logging in.

How to access newsletter and memory verses:
1. Log in to your child's account
2. Select "materials" on the side bar (or drop down menu on phone app)
3. Click on any subject your child has (ex. "Bible")

Directions for Jupiter can be found on the "Getting Started with the Jupiter Portal" page of the website. Please note that not all areas have been opened up at this time.

Secondary School

High School Uniforms

We are thankful for the blessings which come from having school uniforms! Please be careful to check the uniform policy regarding allowed items and item specifics, especially as we look toward school pictures in November and the Christmas concert at the Fox - both formal uniform occasions. The full Uniform Policy and pictorial guide are located under the Resources > Ordering Uniforms tabs. Please note particularly that ladies' skirts and skorts are intended to hit at the top of the knee and should be no more than 2" above the knee. Gentlemen's pants should be from our currently accepted providers: either Tommy Hilfiger uniform pants or Lands End school uniform pants. Because of supply difficulties last year, all previously accepted Lands' End items were additionally grandfathered in for this school year. Thank you!

ACCS NW Regional Choral Festival - Fri., Nov. 8 (8am-8:30pm)
*All 7th-12th Graders Participating

The Oaks has the privilege of hosting up to 6 ACCS schools for the ACCS NW Regional Choral Festival on Friday, November 8. Those in attendance will be working with instructors throughout the day and preparing for the evening's concert. All 7th through 12th grade Oaks students will be participating, beginning at 8:00am through the evening's concert (approx. 8:30pm). Students will be fed lunch and dinner at no charge. If you would like to help with the set-up, preparing and serving of meals please contact our Festival event coordinator, Karen Reade.

College Brown Bag Visits

College admission representatives will be visiting The Oaks and speaking to interested students, parents and teachers at lunch time throughout the fall. Please see the attached schedule for details.

College Brown Bag Schedule

Career-Interest Workshops

Please visit the link below if your student is interested in attending free, after-school, career-interest workshops. For questions please contact Mrs. Gibson.
"Business After School" Workshops - Greater Spokane Incorporated sponsored workshops in Aerospace, Renewable Energy, Construction, Advertising, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and more.

Grammar School

Speech Meet - Wed., Oct. 23

All are welcome to attend The Oaks classroom speech meets on Wednesday, October 23. Please see the attached schedule for further details.

Classroom Speech Meet Schedule

Classroom Newsletters & Memory Verses Available on Jupiter

Grammar school classroom newsletters and Bible memory verses are available on Jupiter under the "Materials" tab. Please contact the school office if you need help logging in.

How to access newsletter and memory verses:
1. Log in to your child's account
2. Select "materials" on the side bar (or drop down menu on phone app)
3. Click on any subject your child has (ex. "Bible")

Directions for Jupiter can be found on the "Getting Started with the Jupiter Portal" page of the website. Please note that not all areas have been opened up at this time.

Secondary School

High School Uniforms

We are thankful for the blessings which come from having school uniforms! Please be careful to check the uniform policy regarding allowed items and item specifics, especially as we look toward school pictures in November and the Christmas concert at the Fox - both formal uniform occasions. The full Uniform Policy and pictorial guide are located under the Resources > Ordering Uniforms tabs. Please note particularly that ladies' skirts and skorts are intended to hit at the top of the knee and should be no more than 2" above the knee. Gentlemen's pants should be from our currently accepted providers: either Tommy Hilfiger uniform pants or Lands End school uniform pants. Because of supply difficulties last year, all previously accepted Lands' End items were additionally grandfathered in for this school year. Thank you!

ACCS NW Regional Choral Festival - Fri., Nov. 8 (8am-8:30pm)
*All 7th-12th Graders Participating

The Oaks has the privilege of hosting up to 6 ACCS schools for the ACCS NW Regional Choral Festival on Friday, November 8. Those in attendance will be working with instructors throughout the day and preparing for the evening's concert. All 7th through 12th grade Oaks students will be participating, beginning at 8:00am through the evening's concert (approx. 8:30pm). Students will be fed lunch and dinner at no charge. If you would like to help with the set-up, preparing and serving of meals please contact our Festival event coordinator, Karen Reade.

College Brown Bag Visits

College admission representatives will be visiting The Oaks and speaking to interested students, parents and teachers at lunch time throughout the fall. Please see the attached schedule for details.

College Brown Bag Schedule

Career-Interest Workshops

Please visit the link below if your student is interested in attending free, after-school, career-interest workshops. For questions please contact Mrs. Gibson.
"Business After School" Workshops - Greater Spokane Incorporated sponsored workshops in Aerospace, Renewable Energy, Construction, Advertising, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and more.

Upcoming Dates

Jan. 15 - Conservatory Recital (6:30pm - Sanctuary)
Jan. 15 - Poetry Out Loud Competition (9th-12th grades)
Jan. 18 - Open House (9-11am)
Jan. 21 - "F" Notices Posted on Jupiter
Jan. 21 - Instrumental Concert (7pm - Gym)
Jan. 26 - PSAT test administered at The Oaks
Jan. 26-28 - Spring Musical Auditions
Jan. 29 - Kindergarten Priority Registration Due
Feb. 1 - Kindergarten Open Enrollment Begins
Feb. 2-5 - Logic & Rhetoric School Finals
Feb. 5 - End of 2nd Quarter
Feb. 5 - ACH Paperwork Due
Feb. 5 - Logic & Rhetoric Schools End of Semester Celebration (1-3pm)
Feb. 8 - Spring Musical Rehearsals Begin
Feb. 8-12 - ERB Testing (3rd-10th)
Feb. 9 - 8th Grade Parent Meeting (6:30pm)
Feb. 12 - 2nd Quarter Grades Posted on Jupiter
Feb. 12 - 1st-12th Grade Priority Registration Due
Feb. 15-19 - Mid-Winter Break