Vista Oaks Update

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October 2, 2020

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  • October 5th-9th: Fall Break//Campus is closed
  • October 26th-30th: Spirit Week - Halloween Costumes. Wear your costume to zoom meetings and classes all week long! Please make sure costumes are school/Zoom appropriate.

  • October 22nd: 5:00pm - 7:00pm: Virtual Halloween Carnival for ALL ages! Information and Zoom Link will be shared soon.

  • October 22nd: 7:45pm - 9:00pm: HIGH SCHOOL Virtual Werewolf. High school students are invited to come play the game Werewolf via Zoom. Zoom link will be shared as the event approaches.

  • October 30th: VIRTUAL Halloween Costume Parade (see information below)

Virtual Halloween Parade

We may not be on campus, but we still want to see all your fabulous Halloween Costumes! Send a photo of your student in their Halloween Costume to to be included in the parade. The parade will be shared in the Update on October 30th. Deadline for photo submission is Friday, October 23.

Also, let Amy know if you'd like to be included in the Costume Contest (see information below)

Halloween Costume Contest

Hello Vista Oaks Owls! Our Instagram tvo.scoop is hosting a Halloween Costume Contest. The categories will be

  • Most Creative Costume
  • Silliest Costume
  • Best Family Costume
  • Best Superhero Costume

Photo submission deadline is Friday, October 23. The winners will be shared in the update, tagged (if wanted) and featured on the schools Instagram account and TikTok account (vistaoakshigh). DM costume pictures to Instagram or send them to

Mental Health Moments

Feel like you just need a moment?

Here's a great strategy shared by our School Psychologist, Katie Hoellwarth.

High Five Breathing

Start with your thumb; as you trace up your thumb with the pointer from your other hand, breathe in. When you get to the tip of your thumb, hold the breath, then trace back down your thumb and breath out. Continue the process with each finger, breathing in as you trace up, hold at the tip, and breathe out as you trace down.

Are your children struggling with anxiety due to the Covid-19 crisis? If so, click here to visit the

Child Mind Institute

It has so many resources and strategies, from ways to help your child manage stress to how to help them with sleep difficulties.

Fun with Math!

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Family Cooking Math Challenge!

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Let's play some math games! All students grades 1-6 are invited to participate. Space is limited. Sign up to reserve your spot. All you need is a computer/phone/iPad to log in with Zoom, paper and pencil, a set of dice and cards, and a willingness to try. Sign up for the correct grade level and play time today.

Distance Learning

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We'd love to see pictures and videos of you learning from home!

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Please continue to check your email and our website for updates on closures due to COVID-19.

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The office is open every Tuesday and Wednesday from 10a-1p.

The Lending Library is closed until further notice.

Parking at Vista Oaks

Please do not park along the fence or in the lot in front of our school. Those spaces are reserved for the Byron School District Office. Thank you!

We collect Box Tops!

Box Tops are going digital! Download the app, set it for our school then simply scan your receipt! Thank you!

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