September 19 -25, 2019

Current School News

Current School News

September 19-25, 2019

All School

Pizza Lunch Begins this Friday, Sept. 20

Friday pizza lunch is back again this year and will begin this Friday, September 20. Punch cards may be purchased in the classrooms (K-6) or the foyer (7-12) on Friday. Students can pay with cash or a check made payable to The Oaks (please do not combine payments for grammar students)
Prices:
Pizza - $1.50 per slice (cheese, pepperoni, or Hawaiian)
Sides - $2.00 (includes applesauce, chips & granola bar)
Punch Cards:
Pizza - $15 for 10 slices
Sides - $20 for 10 sides

Subscribing to The Oaks Calendar

The Oaks 2019-2020 school calendar is available on the "Academic Calendar & Events" page. To subscribe to the school calendar please refer to the instructions below.

Instructions for Subscribing to The Oaks Calendar

The Oaks Athletics - Home Games Fri., Sept. 20

Oaks athletics are in full swing. Come cheer on the teams this Friday, September 20th at The Oaks.

Soccer - 4pm
JV Volleyball - 4:30pm
Varsity Volleyball - 5:45pm

Admission Prices for Home Games

General Admission - good for a single game
Adult $3; Student $2; Family $10; Under 6 yrs free

Single Sport Pass
- good for all games for a single sport
Family $55; Individual $18; Oaks Alumni $15; Student $10

All Sports Pass
- good for all games for all sports
Family $100; Individual $35; Oaks Alumni $27; Student $20

Lost and Found - Wed., Sept. 25

Lost and found items will be on the table in the MP foyer on Wednesday, September 25. 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.

The Oaks Welcomes Makoto Fujimura - Mon., Sept. 30

We are excited to welcome artist, Makoto Fujimura to The Oaks on Monday, September 30. Mr. Fujimura will be speaking to the entire student body from 1:45-2:45pm in the sanctuary. Parents are encouraged to attend along with your child.

Parking Lot Etiquette (for all drivers)

Please carefully review the attached parking lot etiquette and map. We ask that you share this information with anyone who will be driving to and from school this year.

Parking Lot Etiquette and Map

Upcoming Dates

May 23–25

  • Fiddler on the Roof [6:30pm]

May 23

  • 4th Grade Classroom Feast [11:30am–3pm]

May 24

  • PM Activity Day (Dance Practice)

May 27

  • Memorial Day (No School)

May 28

  • Cantabile [8:15am]

May 28–31

  • Oregon Coast Trip (5th Grade)
  • Junior Thesis Presentations

May 31

  • PM Activity Day (Dance Practice)

June 1

  • Protocol Event: Spring Dance [5pm]

June 3

  • AM Activity Day
  • Guest Speaker/Author, Christine Cohen
  • Mandatory Senior Year Preview & Grand Tour Meeting (11th grade students & parents) [6:30pm]

June 4

  • Senior Class Photo [7:30am]

June 4 & 5

  • Conservatory Spring Recitals [4pm, 5:30pm, & 7pm]

June 6

  • 6th Grade Farragut State Park Field Trip

June 7

  • Talent Show [6:30pm]

June 7 & 10–12

  • Logic & Rhetoric School Finals

June 11

  • 2nd Grade Little House Day [8:30am–1pm]

June 12

  • Kindergarten Celebration & Exploration Day at Manito Park [8:30am–12:30pm]

June 13

  • K–4th Grade Last Day of School
  • Awards Program [8:30am]
  • Senior Class Brunch [10:30am]
  • Kindergarten Banana Split Reading Celebration [11am]
  • Kindergarten Dismissal [12pm]
  • Senior Assembly [12:30pm]

June 14

  • Last 1/2 Day of School [8:30am]
  • Cantabile [11:30am]
  • All School Picnic [12:00pm]
  • Class of 2024 Commencement Ceremony [7pm]
  • Yearbook Order Forms Due

June 18

  • Teachers' Last Day

June 18–20

  • Volleyball Camp (7–8th ladies) [2–4pm]

June 19–21

  • Volleyball Camp (9–12th ladies) [9am–12pm]
  • Volleyball Camp (2nd–6th ladies) [12:30–1:30pm]

June 21

  • 4th Quarter Report Cards Posted

June 24

  • Summer Office Hours Begin
    Mon.–Thurs., 9am–1pm

June 25–28

  • Soccer Camp (2nd–6th co-ed) [9–11am]

Grammar School

No news at this time.

Secondary School

Attention Grabber Notifications via Jupiter

Logic and Rhetoric School teachers will be sending attention grabber notifications electronically this school year via Jupiter. Please see the attached for details.

Attention Grabber Notifications

Fall Play Auditions - Mon., Sept. 23

This year's fall production, William Shakespeare's The Tempest, will be performed in the gym on Saturday, December 7th at 2pm & 6pm. Auditions will take place Monday, September 23 from 3-5pm in MP11 and are open to all secondary students. Rehearsals will begin on Wednesday, September 25 and will run Mon.-Wed. (3-5pm) initially and Mon.-Thurs. (3-5:30pm) as the performance date approaches. Audition packets are available in the office of The Oaks Theatre Director, Mrs. Teri Woodroof, beginning the first day of school. Please contact Mrs. Woodroof if you have any questions.

Play Rehearsal Schedule

Debate Team - First Practice Thurs., Sept. 26

The Oaks debate team will begin practices Thursday, September 26 in Miss Woodroof's room (MP2). Team practices will be Mondays and Thursdays from 3-4pm. Attending at least one practice per week is mandatory for all team members (excepting 9th graders). The total cost for participation (including tournament entry fees) is $150, which can be paid in installments (please see Miss Woodroof for details). For more information about The Oaks debate program please see the letter below from Coach Woodroof.

Debate Team Details

Director of College and Career Counseling

Please see the attached letter of introduction from Lynn Gibson, Director of College and Career Counseling, for her office hours and services offered this school year.

College Counseling Introduction Letter

College Brown Bag Visits - Beginning Tues., Oct. 1 

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

College Financial Aid Workshop - Mon., Oct. 7 

Director of College and Career Counseling, Mrs. Lynn Gibson, will be hosting a College Financial Aid Workshop on Monday, October 7 at 7pm. RSVPs are requested. Please see the flyer for details.

Financial Aid Workshop Flyer

Career-Interest Workshops

Please visit the links below if your student is interested in attending free, after-school, career-interest workshops. For questions please contact Mrs. Gibson
Career Investigation Workshops - University of Idaho sponsored workshops in Architecture, Art + Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Landscape Architecture, Virtual Technology & Design, Apparel, Textiles & Design
"Business After School" Workshops - Greater Spokane Incorporated sponsored workshops in Aerospace, Renewable Energy, Construction, Advertising, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and more.

High School Uniform Update

Please read this update regarding the high school uniform provider, School Uniforms by Tommy Hilfiger.

Uniform Update

Grammar School

No news at this time.

Secondary School

Attention Grabber Notifications via Jupiter

Logic and Rhetoric School teachers will be sending attention grabber notifications electronically this school year via Jupiter. Please see the attached for details.

Attention Grabber Notifications

Fall Play Auditions - Mon., Sept. 23

This year's fall production, William Shakespeare's The Tempest, will be performed in the gym on Saturday, December 7th at 2pm & 6pm. Auditions will take place Monday, September 23 from 3-5pm in MP11 and are open to all secondary students. Rehearsals will begin on Wednesday, September 25 and will run Mon.-Wed. (3-5pm) initially and Mon.-Thurs. (3-5:30pm) as the performance date approaches. Audition packets are available in the office of The Oaks Theatre Director, Mrs. Teri Woodroof, beginning the first day of school. Please contact Mrs. Woodroof if you have any questions.

Play Rehearsal Schedule

Debate Team - First Practice Thurs., Sept. 26

The Oaks debate team will begin practices Thursday, September 26 in Miss Woodroof's room (MP2). Team practices will be Mondays and Thursdays from 3-4pm. Attending at least one practice per week is mandatory for all team members (excepting 9th graders). The total cost for participation (including tournament entry fees) is $150, which can be paid in installments (please see Miss Woodroof for details). For more information about The Oaks debate program please see the letter below from Coach Woodroof.

Debate Team Details

Director of College and Career Counseling

Please see the attached letter of introduction from Lynn Gibson, Director of College and Career Counseling, for her office hours and services offered this school year.

College Counseling Introduction Letter

College Brown Bag Visits - Beginning Tues., Oct. 1 

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

College Financial Aid Workshop - Mon., Oct. 7 

Director of College and Career Counseling, Mrs. Lynn Gibson, will be hosting a College Financial Aid Workshop on Monday, October 7 at 7pm. RSVPs are requested. Please see the flyer for details.

Financial Aid Workshop Flyer

Career-Interest Workshops

Please visit the links below if your student is interested in attending free, after-school, career-interest workshops. For questions please contact Mrs. Gibson
Career Investigation Workshops - University of Idaho sponsored workshops in Architecture, Art + Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Landscape Architecture, Virtual Technology & Design, Apparel, Textiles & Design
"Business After School" Workshops - Greater Spokane Incorporated sponsored workshops in Aerospace, Renewable Energy, Construction, Advertising, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and more.

High School Uniform Update

Please read this update regarding the high school uniform provider, School Uniforms by Tommy Hilfiger.

Uniform Update

Upcoming Dates

May 23–25

  • Fiddler on the Roof [6:30pm]

May 23

  • 4th Grade Classroom Feast [11:30am–3pm]

May 24

  • PM Activity Day (Dance Practice)

May 27

  • Memorial Day (No School)

May 28

  • Cantabile [8:15am]

May 28–31

  • Oregon Coast Trip (5th Grade)
  • Junior Thesis Presentations

May 31

  • PM Activity Day (Dance Practice)

June 1

  • Protocol Event: Spring Dance [5pm]

June 3

  • AM Activity Day
  • Guest Speaker/Author, Christine Cohen
  • Mandatory Senior Year Preview & Grand Tour Meeting (11th grade students & parents) [6:30pm]

June 4

  • Senior Class Photo [7:30am]

June 4 & 5

  • Conservatory Spring Recitals [4pm, 5:30pm, & 7pm]

June 6

  • 6th Grade Farragut State Park Field Trip

June 7

  • Talent Show [6:30pm]

June 7 & 10–12

  • Logic & Rhetoric School Finals

June 11

  • 2nd Grade Little House Day [8:30am–1pm]

June 12

  • Kindergarten Celebration & Exploration Day at Manito Park [8:30am–12:30pm]

June 13

  • K–4th Grade Last Day of School
  • Awards Program [8:30am]
  • Senior Class Brunch [10:30am]
  • Kindergarten Banana Split Reading Celebration [11am]
  • Kindergarten Dismissal [12pm]
  • Senior Assembly [12:30pm]

June 14

  • Last 1/2 Day of School [8:30am]
  • Cantabile [11:30am]
  • All School Picnic [12:00pm]
  • Class of 2024 Commencement Ceremony [7pm]
  • Yearbook Order Forms Due

June 18

  • Teachers' Last Day

June 18–20

  • Volleyball Camp (7–8th ladies) [2–4pm]

June 19–21

  • Volleyball Camp (9–12th ladies) [9am–12pm]
  • Volleyball Camp (2nd–6th ladies) [12:30–1:30pm]

June 21

  • 4th Quarter Report Cards Posted

June 24

  • Summer Office Hours Begin
    Mon.–Thurs., 9am–1pm

June 25–28

  • Soccer Camp (2nd–6th co-ed) [9–11am]