Oak Grove News

Weekly Update ~ January 23, 2017

Parking Information

Parents, please do not park in the bus turnaround after 2:30pm. Our buses are not able to maneuver around the parked cars. Thank you for helping us to keep everyone safe and the buses on time.

From the Nurse's Desk

A dental examination is required for students in K, 2nd and 6th grades. The exam must have taken place within 18 months prior to May 15. It must be submitted by May 15, 2017. If you are unsure if we have a dental form on file for your child, please contact either Judy Klosterman, RN for grades K & 2 at klosterman@ogschool.org or Callie Johnson, RN for grade 6 at johnson@ogschool.org

Spelling Bee

The Oak Grove Spelling Bee was held last week. There were 25 participants in grades four through eight. After 20 rounds, eighth grader Marilyn Yu won on the word "consumption". Sixth grader Jack Shaw is the runner up. Congratulations and good luck as they prepare for the regional bee in February.

Curriculum Corner

Save the Date!

3rd and 5th Grade Parent Information Night: Talented And Gifted (TAG) Program

We invite parents who have students currently in third or fifth grade to join us on Wednesday, February 8th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Oak Grove School to learn more about the TAG program and placement process. Please, RSVP here.

*Please note, all students in third and fifth grade are reviewed for daily replacement TAG services, in ELA and math. Placement in the TAG program in grades 4 and/or 5 does not guarantee placement into the program for grade 6. Click here for Oak Grove’s TAG Handbook.

Oak Grove School Education Foundation

Oak Grove ROCKS Austin’s this Friday!
Yes, we all know that Oak Grove Rocks, but did you know that Oak Grove literally ROCKS?
What better way to kick off 2017 than joining your Oak Grove and local community this Friday, January 27th for OAK GROVE SCHOOL ROCKS AUSTIN'S! Enjoy live music from talented musicians that include OGS staff, parents and friends – the Bradburys, OTR and HenneBerry. Funds raised will support the Oak Grove School Education Foundation.

Visit http://www.ogsef.org/oak-grove-rocks to buy your tickets today! Tickets purchased in advance include a free drink ticket!

PTO News

Daddy/Daughter Dance

Deadline to purchase tickets has been extended.

Last chance to get your tickets to Daddy/Daughter Dance. New deadline is Wednesday, January 25th. Tickets are selling fast! Don't wait to buy. Please note, you will not be receiving actual tickets, there will be a list at the door.

Reminder: If you already purchased your tickets, don't forget to submit a picture of your daughter and her special guy by visiting the ticket link below. Pictures need to be in by Wednesday as well so we have time to put the slide show together. To purchase tickets, please click the link below.


Dance will be held on Saturday, February 4th, from 6:30-8:30pm in the Junior High Gym.

**Volunteers are also needed for the dance. Volunteer sign up can be found on this site. If you have any questions, contact Liz Howard at Howard_liz@hotmail.com

Mother/Son Dance

Ticket sales are now open for the first Mother/Son Dance for all K-8 boys. Cut a rug to tunes by DJ Chris Colton and enjoy games, snacks, photo booth, & raffle prizes.

Date: Saturday, February 25th 6:30PM-8:30pm in the Junior High Gym. Come dressed in your favorite TEAM attire

Please click on the link below to purchase tickets:


Volunteers are needed for this event. To help out, please click on the link below:


Variety Show - Save the Dates

Informational meeting during recess - Thursday, February 16th

Tryouts after school - Tuesday, March 14th & Wednesday, March 15th

Variety Show - 4pm & 7:30pm Friday, April 21st

The show is open to all 5th-8th graders.

Future Cat Cheer Clinic

Want to be a Wildcat cheerleader? Attend the LHS Cheerleader's Winter Future Cat Cheer Clinic on Wednesday, February 22. Participants will learn a mini routine and perform at the boys basketball games that evening. Cost includes pizza dinner, t-shirt, bow, and 2 tickets to the basketball games that evening. For more information and to register, use the link below or find the form in the virtual backpack. http://libertyvillecheerleading.weebly.com/

Virtual Backpack

Please click HERE to view the flyers in our virtual backpack.

Oak Grove School Board of Education

Click HERE to view Board Agenda and Minutes