OKA+ 5-DAY SUMMER INSTITUTE 2014

WELCOME, WHEELER ELEMENTARY!

Registered

Heather Bullock, Principal

John Burdick, Physical Education (canceled)

Connie Burnett, Kindergarten Teacher (absent Monday)

Melanie Campos, Special Education

Candise Chastka, Art

Jamie Clark, 5th Grade

Maria Cruz de Montelongo, Secretary

Linda Hickerson, Media Specialist

Elizabeth Holly, Pre-K

Meredith Hollyfield, 4th Grade

David Jones, Pre-K

Megan Lindenau, 1st and 2nd Grades

Heather Martin, Pre-K

Calley Martinez, ELL Teacher

Cherie McNeely, 2nd Grade

Rebecca Miller, Kindergarten

Michele Moore, ELL Teacher

Magdalena Morales, Attendance Clerk

Kimberly Myers, 2nd Grade

Amy Ohlheiser, Assistant Principal

Jacqueline Palmer, Special Ed, PK

Scott Randall, 4th Grade

Brandt Ratcliff, 6th Grade (arrive @noon daily, after Summer Reading Academy ends)

Ralene Sarrington, 5th Grade

Mary Schantz, 3rd Grade

Ashley Schlusler 1st Grade

Marie Stephens, 3rd Grade

Lisa Ummel-Ingram, 6th Grade

Susan White, Counselor

Jennifer Willis, 3rd Grade

Glen Woods, Music

Wheeler Elementary Joins the OKA+ Network

OKA+ Banner Presentation at the State Capitol, May 7, 2014
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Meet us at the southeast gate at OSSM at 9:00 am, Monday, July 14!

Look for the OKA+ Yard Signs!

The gate is behind the Manning Academic Center (old Lincoln School building), at the east end of the parking lot. See red marker on map at http://goo.gl/1b2x2s.
If arriving after July 14 at 9:30, please enter through the Bernice Shedrick Library Building at the circle drive. See yellow marker on the map at http://goo.gl/1b2x2s
Directions to OSSM are online at http://www.ossm.edu/contact/directions/.

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INSTITUTE AT A GLANCE (jpeg)

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Typical Summer Institute Activities

Schools Coming to OSSM

NEW OKA+ SCHOOLS 2014-'15 (5-DAY INSTITUTES, JULY 14-18)

  • Edgemere Elementary, OKCPS
  • Wheeler Elementary, OKCPS


2ND-YEAR SCHOOLS (2-DAY CONFERENCES, JULY 16 & 17)

  • Greystone Lower Elementary School, OKCPS
  • Positive Tomorrows, Oklahoma City


3RD-YEAR SCHOOLS (1-DAY CONFERENCE, JULY 16)

  • Gatewood Elementary, OKCPS

OSSM INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS

We are fortunate to be allowed to use the beautiful campus of the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics. Please help us care for the facilities and show our appreciation and respect to the faculty and staff for the use of the campus.


LUNCH will be served to all participants daily in the Great Hall, which is located in the Residence Hall. Service is buffet style, with hot-meal selections, a well-stocked and diverse salad bar, and dessert options; participants may select items that meet their tastes and dietary restrictions.


KEY CARDS:

  • Numbered key cards will be distributed at check in. Cards must be returned on the last day of attendance; there is a $10 fee for unreturned cards.
  • You will need your key card to enter/exit all buildings at OSSM. Please keep your key card with you at all times
  • Sensors are located at most doors. Pass the key card in front of the sensor (magnetic strip facing sensor). The sensor beeps, and a green light flashes when the door lock is released.
  • Please enter and exit the Residence Hall by the front door. Key cards will not work on side exits.
  • An alarm will sound if the side doors are opened in the Residence Hall.

Should the alarm be set off, report to the person in the Residence Hall office or call Anne Springall at 405-209-8966.


All key cards must be returned to OKA+ Schools when you check out at the end of your institute. You will be charged $10 for each card that is not returned.


SAFETY:

  • The Residence Hall basement doubles as a storm shelter.
  • Exterior doors automatically unlock when fire alarms are activated.


DOs AND DON’Ts:

  • All windows must remain closed.
  • As a public high school, OSSM is a smoke-free campus.
  • In the Manning Academic Center (the MAC), food and beverages are allowed only in the Student Lounge, except that lidded bottles containing water may be taken into classrooms.
  • Elevators in the MAC are to be used only by people with mobility issues or for transporting supplies.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the campus.
  • All food prepared in the Great Hall must remain in the Great Hall.


Computer Lab and Internet Access:

  • There are computers and Internet access in the Computer Lab of the MAC. Access is available only when Computer Lab doors are open. In order to use these facilities, please refer to the OSSM Guest Login Instructions posted. If the system does not work properly, please advise an OKA+ staff member. Do not try to repair or reconfigure the system. Outside computers/laptops are not permitted to access the OSSM Network/Ethernet.
Wireless internet service will be available in the classrooms OSSM.

OKA+ Summer Attendance/Cancellation Policy

Participation in OKA+ Schools Summer Institutes and Conferences
While it is understood that emergencies occur, outside of those incidents, failure to participate in all components for which individuals are registered, including meals and full participation in workshops and conference sessions, will cause the school to be liable for costs incurred by Oklahoma A+ Schools for those participants, unless they have canceled or advised OKA+ of partial attendance specifics by July 10. The current cost estimate, per person, is $75 per day. Actual cost will be computed upon completion.
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