The Acorn

Oakview's Online News Flash

January 5, 2015

Principal's Report - Dr. Philip Reavis

2015 Kindergarten & First Grade Registration

It’s time to register your rising kindergarten and first grade students for the fall of 2015! Secure your seats today at Oakview for next August. If you have a currently enrolled kindergarten student at Oakview, you do not need to re-register him/her for first grade next fall. For more information, please see the school’s web site at

Cyber Safety for Parents

You won’t want to miss this parent workshop! Please RSVP to Gwen Daughtry if you plan to attend or you can return the paper flyer coming home in student book bags.

Lunch and Learn

Internet Safety Workshop for Parents

Friday, January 9

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Presenter: Rick Floyd

Greenville County Schools Information Security Officer

Former Police Detective specializing in internet crimes

Bring your own bag lunch

Drinks and cookies provided


PTA President's Report - Jean Scott

Happy 2015, Oakview parents and guardians! I hope that your winter break went well and that you are looking forward to a fabulous new semester at Oakview. This month will bring Breakfast with Dads for third-graders on Thursday, Jan. 22, as well as our first Bingo Night and Art Show, which will be for fourth- and fifth-graders on Friday, Jan. 23. You will receive more information about the latter event soon.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns about your PTA, email me at and I will be happy to help.

Art Show and Bingo Night

Friday, Jan. 23rd, 5-8pm

515 Godfrey Road

Simpsonville, SC

Families of Fourth and Fifth Grade Oakview students, please join us on Friday, January 23 for an Art Show and Bingo Night. The Art Show begins at 5:00 p.m, dinner begins at 5:30 p.m, and Bingo games run from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Be on the lookout for more information and volunteer opportunities for this fun family event! Please contact Jennifer Phillips at with any questions.

Children's Book Drive

The Children’s Book Drive Donation will be here before we know it! Mark your calendars for the week of February 9 – 13, 2015!

Help reading grow by saving your gently used or new children’s books over the holidays. The Book Drive recipients are the Golden Strip Early Childhood Center and our own Oakview Community! The more we participate, the more books our children have to use in the classrooms. Thank you in advance for helping make this Book Drive a huge success!

If you have any questions, please contact Mary-Claire Busby, Children’s Book Drive Chair, at

New Family Meeting

Thursday, Jan. 22nd, 8:15am

515 Godfrey Rd

Simpsonville, SC

Please mark your calendars for our upcoming, informative new family gathering on January 22 at 8:15 a.m. in the Media Center with Dr. Reavis and New Family Coordinators, Betsy Williams and Tonia Hawkinson. This will be an informal meeting with a question and answer session.