Tiger Updates

4-11-16

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GA Milestone Testing Information

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Beginning April 12th, our students in grades 3, 4, and 5 will participate in the Georgia Milestones. Below you will find some pertinent information regarding the administration of the Milestones Assessment.

The Georgia Milestones Assessments will begin on April 12th and end on April 26th. Students will test every other day. Each day, testing will begin promptly at 8:00. It is imperative that all students are here and on time during the entire testing window. Research shows that students test better when they take their assessment with their class, rather than on make-up days.

Below you will find the dates of administration for each subject. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to Ms. Jacqueline Holland, Assistant Principal.

Administration Schedule

April 12, 2016: ELA Part 1 and 2 for 3rd and 4th Grade


April 13, 2016: ELA Part 1 and 2 for 5th Grade


April 14, 2016: ELA Part 3 for 3rd and 4th Grade


April 15, 2016: ELA Part 3 for 5th Grade


April 18, 2016: Math Part 1 and 2 for 3rd and 4th Grade



April 19, 2016: Math Part 1 and 2 for 5th Grade



April 21, 2016: Science Part 1 and 2 for 3rd and 4th Grade



April 22, 2016: Science Part 1 and 2 for 5th Grade



April 25, 2016: Social Studies Part 1 and 2 for 3rd and 4th Grade



April 26, 2016: Social Studies Part 1 and 2 for 5th Grade

Upcoming Events

Oakley PTA Meeting

Wednesday, April 27th, 6-7:30pm

7220 Oakley Terrace

Union City, GA

Please join us for our March PTA meeting.

Oakley PTA Skate Night

Friday, April 29th, 10am

55 Thomas Grace Annex Lane

Sharpsburg, GA

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Dear Oakley Parents/Guardians,

My how the time flies! It is time for the election of Oakley’s 2016/2017 PTA board members. This has been a great year of partnering with the teachers and staff of Oakley and we look to continue this success.

Any person who is a PTA member may be nominated for any of the positions. Here are the positions and some details about being nominated.

  1. Create a nominating committee of 5 members and 2 alternates

    1. To be on the nominating committee contact any PTA board or committee member.

  2. Nominations are in March (All positions can be contested)

  3. Elections are in April during the general meeting.

  4. Officers consist of

    1. 1 President or 2 co-President

    2. 1 Vice President

    3. 1 Secretary

    4. 1 Treasurer

We are excited to see who would like to join in our journey of providing the best environment for our students to learn, grow and continue success in their educational career. For more information about the PTA or any questions contact the PTA President (Mr. Atkins).



Thank you,

Johnathan Atkins

Oakley ES PTA President

404-944-1670

SB-10 In-District Transfer Application Process

As a provision of the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program (GSNSP), parents of students with disabilities who receive special education services may choose to transfer their child to another public school in Fulton County. Parents can request a transfer to another public school as long as there is available space at that school and the school has a program with the services agreed to in the student’s existing individualized education program. Please click here for more information about the GSNSP in Fulton County schools and to access the online application form. The application window is March 1-May 1, 2016. Questions may be directed to the Services for Exceptional Children department at servicesforexceptionalchildren@fultonschools.org

Office 365 Now Free for all K-12 Fulton County Students

Fulton County Schools is excited to announce the Microsoft Student Advantage program. Because of Fulton's enterprise agreement with Microsoft, all students K-12 are able to download and install Microsoft Office ProPlus desktop applications on their home computers for FREE! This is very exciting as it will provide students with access to current digital tools to use at school and at home on any device connected to the Internet. With Office 365, learning possibilities are limitless!

Cloud Storage
• OneDrive for Business
• 1 TB of space (will no longer need to use USB drives for storage)
• Ability to share files and collaborate

Productivity Tools
• Microsoft Office desktop versions and apps (latest versions)- can install on up to 5 PCs/Macs and 5 mobile devices
• Access to Office Online (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote)

Email
• Microsoft Outlook
• A student’s email address is ID#@fcstu.org (Example: 1234567891@fcstu.org). The student ID is your Fulton number.
• Students will be able to use the email account to communicate with Fulton employees ONLY. Student to student email has been disabled.
• An official school email address will allow for better communication between students and teachers. School announcements and reminders will be able to be disseminated faster and more efficiently.
• Email messages may be reviewed by the District at any time
• School email addresses are a privilege that may be revoked.

Click Here to Learn more about the Office 365 Apps

How does my child access his/her account?

Your school will notify you once your child's account has become active. This is being done in phases across the district.

  1. Open a web browser. Go to http://portal.office.com
  2. Login using this format:
    • Username: id#@fcstu.org
    • Password: your Fulton County password
  3. All the online apps that students can access will be shown on the login landing page (see image below). Note: Students cannot access Yammer.
  4. If you would like to install Microsoft Office (ProPlus) on a computer or a mobile device, click the links in the Install section.