Stand With Oakwood

Information on Standing Desks

Why Standing Desks?

Learn more about the research regarding health and behavioral benefits of standing desks in classrooms from Dr. Mark Benden Ph. D. The article below has been featured recently by Texas A&M University. Dr. Benden will speak and take questions at our September PTO meeting. It will take place on Sept., 15 @ 12 p.m. in the Oakwood Library. Please join us!

Click on the link below to read an article about standing desks:

http://news.tamhsc.edu/?post=want-kids-to-pay-attention-in-class-give-them-standing-desks

How Can I Help Purchase Desks for Oakwood?

Now through Friday, October 23, please send in any donations to your student's teacher in an envelope labeled with your student's name, grade, 4th period teacher, donation amount, parent email and phone number.
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Bonus: Receive Prizes and Enter Drawings for Your Donations!

Supportive businesses have teamed up with Oakwood to show our "sweet appreciation" for those who donate by providing rewards such as free dessert items or gift certificates from Chick-Fil-A, Yogurtland, Sweet Eugene's, FUNgineering, The Village Cafe, Cracker Barrel, DoubleDave's Pizzaworks, and Grub Burger Bar. Drawings will take place on the night of Fall Fest. Participating families will receive rewards during the week of Nov. 9th. If you have any questions, please email carrieque@yahoo.com.

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