OES Panther Press

September 19, 2021

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Our Boosterthon Event was a HUGE Success!

It is with much gratitude to all of our teachers and staff for making the Boosterthon such an amazing success. The students had a fun filled day of music, cheering, running, and exercising. Our parents, families, and friends were very generous this year, and as of today, we have $99, 400 in pledges! This is more pledges than we have ever had in our history of doing Boosterthon. The proceeds of our portion of this fundraiser goes to PTO, school technology, and playground equipment.


Thank you so much to everyone who donated, our teachers who supported this event and our PTO, who put in so much work to organize it all.


If you still want to donate, pledging is still open this week. Go to: mybooster.com


We truly are #OESstrongertogether.

Waiting in the Carline on Oasis Blvd.

Our neighbors on Oasis Blvd. have asked that if you are in line on Oasis Blvd., that you do not block driveways. It is very difficult for those who are trying to enter or exit their homes, when cars are sitting, waiting for the car line traffic to move.


Thank you for helping us to be good neighbors.

Mark Your Calendar: Important Oasis Elementary South Dates


9/22 Early Dismissal Day students are dismissed at 12:30 pm

9/29 OES Virtual SAC Meeting

10/6 Photo Retakes

10/12 Virtual PTO Meeting

10/14 Last Day of First Quarter

10/15 No School Professional Duty Day

News from PTO

OES Parents –

Please help us earn money for our school by using digital Box Tops! Click on the following link to learn more https://www.boxtops4education.com/How-To-Earn


Helpful hints:

  1. Download the app for Box Tops.
  2. When signing up, our school is listed as Oasis Charter Elementary School
  3. If you shop online or have digital receipts, you can email those directly to receipts@boxtops4education.com. Be sure to send it from the same email account you used to setup your Box Tops account.
  4. Receipts need to be scanned/emailed within 14 days.

Above is the September flyer with a special promo for one week only from 9/20 to 9/26. Earn bonus points by inviting a friend and having them send in their first receipt.

Thank you for all you do to support our school!

Teachers Teaching Out of Field

Florida State Statute 1012.42 recognizes that teachers at times must be assigned to duties in a class outside the field in which the teacher is certified. The following teachers at Oasis Elementary are certified, but are assigned to a class outside their areas of certification and are required to take appropriate steps to comply with the statutory regulation. The following teachers are in training for ESOL or Gifted certification.


Please see below for a list of teachers who are teaching out of field and click here for a link to our Out of Field Letter.


GIfted

Feury, Gena

Plana, Nicole

Tann, Virginia

Vallozzi, Jennifer




ESOL

Altini, Janet

Brown, Jennifer

Diecidue, Anamaria

Foster, Stefanii

Gault, Kimberly

Nelson, Kori

Schafer, Susan

Swazuk, Meghan

Tann, Virginia

Taylor, Kaylise

Taylor, Laney

Thompson, Cynthia

Ticich, Angela

Velasco, Andrea

Wilson, Samantha

Illness Symptoms



Please review the City of Cape Coral Charter Schools Authority COVID Guidelines as well as the most current Illness Policy. Please refer to this policy if your child is experiencing symptoms. If your child is absent please email OES.Attendance@oasishs.org and your child's teacher.


If your child is experiencing symptoms associated with COVID, please keep them home. For more information, please refer to the Oasis Guidelines, which includes the latest illness policy.


If a student is in need of a mask, he or she may reach out to a staff member in the car line or on bus duty to acquire one.

Transportation

Car Line Procedures

Students will NOT be released to cars without a current, school issued car tag. Parents without a car tag will be directed to park and report to the office and present a driver's license to have their child released to them.



AM DROP OFF: All car drop off is in the back. No cars may drop off in the front, near the office, as that is where our buses unload.


AM DROP OFF PROCEDURE: Vehicles should not line up until 7:50 am. Vehicles will enter at the OHS entrance. There are two lanes of traffic. (The third lane on the right is for staff, who need to drive to their parking lot). Also, as vehicles approach the drop off location, please have your child ready to depart, (shoes on, bookbag packed up, ready to unbuckle and depart). Parents should stay in their vehicle and have their car in PARK. If you are in the second lane and a staff member has not come to assist, please hold your arm out the driver's side window to alert staff that a child is still in the vehicle. For safety reasons, it is essential that students wait in their vehicles for staff to open their car door. All vehicles will remain stopped until all students have exited to the sidewalk. A staff member will signal when it is time for the lines of traffic to proceed.


PM PICK UP: K-1 and their siblings will be picked up in the front. Students in grades 2-5 will be dismissed in the back, (same as the AM Drop Off location).


PM PICK UP PROCEDURE: Cars should not line up for dismissal until after 3:00 pm. Vehicles will be directed in by our Security person at the OHS entrance to the campus and wait in line until dismissal starts at 3:30. A staff member will read the car tags as cars approach and have the cars move forward toward the pick up location. Parents should wait in their vehicle. Staff will be directing children. While students are loading, all cars should be in PARK.

Extra Car Tag

It is our school policy for all vehicles to have a current car tag, in order to pick up students. Every student was given one car tag at Open House. If your family will need a second car tag, please complete this survey. In order to submit the survey, you will need your child's 2021-2022 teacher assignment.

Walkers

If your primary residence in FOCUS is listed as 1.5 miles or less, and you would like your child to be dismissed with walkers, please complete this Walker Request. Students who do not live within 1.5 miles from school will not be able to dismiss as walkers.

New Sign In/Sign Out Policy

This year, parents of students who arrive late or are leaving early must sign their child in/out with the office. Our office staff will greet you at the door.
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Dress Code

Please check our Dress Code carefully before purchasing shoes and clothing for school. Students will not be permitted to wear clothing that is not within our dress code. All uniforms should have our new logos on them.


Please note: Slip on shoes are not permitted. This includes VANS style shoes.

Communication

Systemwide and Schoolwide Communication

Once again this year, we will use Parent Square as our main form of communication. We use Parent Square for weekly information, upcoming events, changes in dismissal, weather issues, COVID notices and other pertinent information. It is vital to to be reachable through this system. It is available through email or an app.


Families who attended OES last year, will already be registered. Students who are new to OES and are not already registered in Parent Square, will receive an email invitation asking to activate the account. This email will be sent to the email you used to register, (and the email that is in FOCUS). You may need to check your junk or spam email, as it sometimes goes there.


See below for a sample of what the email will look like.

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Parent Portal

The Parent Portal on our web site has lots of good resources. You can access our Dress Code, order shirts, familiarize yourself with our Health Policies, and find out more about our Early Dismissal procedures.


EARLY DISMISSAL

If you have to pick up your child early, email OES.dismissalchanges@oasishs.org and CC the teacher.


Be sure to include the following information:

  • Student Name
  • Grade
  • Teacher
  • What time you are picking them up
  • Are they returning afterwards?
  • Reason

Reminder: We do not dismiss after 2:45 pm daily.


ATTENDANCE

Email all attendance notices to: OES.Attendance@oasishs.org


Be sure to include the following information:

  • Student First and Last Name:

  • Grade:

  • Teacher:

  • Date of absence(s):

  • Parent Name:

  • Parent Cell Phone Number:

  • Reason for absence:

  • And attach any documentation you might have for the absence:

2022-2023 Kindergarten Wait List Information

For more information on registration for students entering Kindergarten in 2022-2023, please view this document, on our OES web site, regarding necessary forms required for prospective students who will be starting Kindergarten in August 2022. This year, we will be accepting electronic applications. This form is now available in the Parent Portal, under Prospective Students on our OES web site.

Fortify Florida

FortifyFL is a suspicious activity reporting tool that allows you to instantly relay information to appropriate law enforcement agencies and school officials.For more information on Fortify Florida, click here. There is also an app available for download. To submit a tip click here.