September 26 - October 2, 2019

Current School News

Current School News

September 26 - October 2, 2019

All School

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.

Back to School Night - Tues., Oct. 1 - 6:30pm

All parents should plan to attend Back to School Night on Tuesday, October 1, beginning at 6:30pm. 

Grammar school parents will begin in the sanctuary with Mr. McEachran, Grammar School Dean, and then attend sessions in their child's classroom.

Secondary school parents will begin in the gym with Mr. Trotter, Logic & Rhetoric School Dean, followed by 7th and 9th grade orientations and an open house time in the gym to talk with teachers. See the schedule below for further details.

Sign ups for parent/teacher conferences and volunteer opportunities will be available after the initial sessions.

Back to School Night Schedule

Dads Prayer - Wednesdays at 8am

The Dads prayer group will be meeting on Wednesdays from 8:00-8:30am in Mr. Dowers' office this school year. All dads are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

The Oaks Athletics - Upcoming Home Games

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

Fri., Sept. 27
Cross Country - 4pm (Valley Mission Park) *free
Thurs., Oct. 3
Soccer - 4pm
JH Volleyball - 4:30pm
JV Volleyball - 5:45pm
Varsity Volleyball - 7:00pm

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

Pizza Lunch 

Friday pizza lunch is back again this year and will be served most Fridays. 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

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

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

Classroom Newsletters & Memory Verses Available on Jupiter

Grammar school classroom newsletters and Bible memory verses are now available on Jupiter under "Materials". A letter was sent home with your child on Thursday, September 26, with details and your personal password.

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

Debate Team - First Practice Thurs., Sept. 26 - 3pm

The Oaks debate team will begin practices Thursday, September 26 in Miss Woodroof's room. Team practices will be Mondays and Thursdays from 3-4pm. 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.

Debate Team Details

College Brown Bag Visits - Begin 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

PSAT - Wed., Oct. 16

The PSAT test will be administered at The Oaks on Wednesday, October 16 for students in 9th-11th grades. Please return the registration form with payment to the school office no later than Friday, October 11. Juniors are automatically registered, so please bring your payment to the school office by this date.

PSAT Registration Form

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.

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

High School Uniform Update

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

Uniform Update

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

Grammar School

Classroom Newsletters & Memory Verses Available on Jupiter

Grammar school classroom newsletters and Bible memory verses are now available on Jupiter under "Materials". A letter was sent home with your child on Thursday, September 26, with details and your personal password.

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

Debate Team - First Practice Thurs., Sept. 26 - 3pm

The Oaks debate team will begin practices Thursday, September 26 in Miss Woodroof's room. Team practices will be Mondays and Thursdays from 3-4pm. 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.

Debate Team Details

College Brown Bag Visits - Begin 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

PSAT - Wed., Oct. 16

The PSAT test will be administered at The Oaks on Wednesday, October 16 for students in 9th-11th grades. Please return the registration form with payment to the school office no later than Friday, October 11. Juniors are automatically registered, so please bring your payment to the school office by this date.

PSAT Registration Form

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.

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

High School Uniform Update

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

Uniform Update

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

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"