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September 9, 2018

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Watch DOGS Meeting

On Thursday, September 13th from 6:30-7:30PM we will be having our first ‘Dads and Kids’ Pizza Night at our school. We will meet in the school cafeteria at 6:30 pm for FREE pizza and drinks. At 7:00 there will be a presentation about our WATCH D.O.G.S.® (Dads Of Great Students) Program. WATCH D.O.G.S.® is an innovative program being used by schools across America which helps them to be positively impacted by the committed involvement of fathers and father-figures in their student’s life. Our goal is to have you spend at least one day this year at the school to be a positive male role model and to provide an extra set of eyes and ears.

Dads, granddads, uncles . . . this is your chance to have a night out alone with your student in a fun atmosphere at school.

In order to participate and receive one volunteer hour, you need to complete the signup genius link below saying that you will attend the pizza night so we’ll have an accurate head count for the food.


Be sure to read the Boosterthon document in this week's Friday Flyer. It includes lots of details on the Boosterthon activities leading up to the Fun Run. In addition to all of the fun, students are also learning through #MindSpark, which is a mystery theme that combines S.T.E.A.M. skills with character building. Students are learning more about five 21st-century character traits that will help strengthen themselves and our world:

● Citizenship
● Growth Mindset
● Zest
● Integrity


If you haven’t registered your child on, use our school registration code: 542562


We are looking for volunteers to help the day of the event. Volunteer Hours WILL be given if you are signed up to volunteer.
Please sign up at

Entry into the School

The gate closest to Oasis Elementary is now an automatic gate. The hours it will be open are below. Entry during other times of the day will be through the gate closest to Oasis High School. There are sensors for exiting vehicles. So, even when the gate is closed cars leaving campus can leave through the Oasis Elementary gate by pulling up to the gate and it will automatically open.


Open - 6:00 am - 8:40 am daily (for all morning drop off cars and buses)

Open - 11:15 - 11:30 am (for VPK)

Open - 12:15 - 12:30 pm (for VPK)

Open - 1:35 - 2:00 pm (dismissal OHS car line)

Open 2:20 - 2:50 pm (dismissal OMS car line)

Open 3:10 pm - 4:05 pm (dismissal OES car line)

Mastery/Enrichment (ME) Time

This year, one of our initiatives is to incorporate daily Mastery/Enrichment (ME) time. This is a set time every day for students to have extra practice to master standards. By having this time every day, teachers can make agile plans and group students flexibly to help them keep up and also work to fill any achievement gaps they are experiencing. For students who demonstrate mastery of the standards, this time will be used to enrich by exploring the standards with a higher level of complexity and creativity. ME time is every afternoon from 2:35 until dismissal.

School Advisory Council Meeting

We will have our first School Advisory Council (SAC) meeting of the year on September 12th at 4:00 pm in the cafeteria. Please see the flyer for more information.

SAC flyer

K-Kids Souper September

September will start our first school wide K-Kids collection - Souper September!!! We are asking for donations of soup for the Cape Coral Caring Center. We will also have a competition between classes to encourage donations. Which class will bring in the most donations? The last day for donations will be Friday, September 28. Thank you for helping our local Cape Coral community!!!

AM Carline

Remember, please use the updated map for morning drop off.

Upcoming Events

9/12 @4:00 pm: SAC

9/13 @ 6:30 pm: Watch DOGS meeting

9/14 Interims go home

9/19 Early Release Day

STUDENTS are asked to wear NEON/BRIGHT shirts and gym shorts.

Please note, cotton shirts will hold the lap sticker better than dri-fit material.
(Only parents and family members who RSVPed by last Friday will be admitted in to watch.)
Fun Run Times GRADE
8:50-9:35am Kinder & VPK AM
9:40-10:25am 2 Grade
10:30-11:15am 4 Grade
12:00-12:45pm 3 Grade
12:50-1:35pm 1 Grade & VPK PM
1:40-2:25pm 5 Grade