October 10, 2021
HALLOWEEN IS COMING!
While we are unable to have our traditional parade on campus with families and friends, we will do something fun for the students. We will have a Halloween Parade for students on October 29! Students will wear their costumes to school and parade around our field for parents to watch through the perimeter of the outside gate. Please have your child wear clothing under their costumes so they can easily change out of the costume if they'd like. More information to come later.
Oster's New Social Emotional Curriculum
This year our school is excited to implement a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum called Kimochi's (TK-2nd) and Second Step (3rd-5th). In the spring, the district provided funding for all of our school sites to purchase SEL materials. We chose Kimochi's and Second Step because they matched our school goals of promoting a collaborative school environment, implementing a common language among students at our site, and teaching students how to name their feelings and strategies to cope with their emotions. For more information on our curriculum, please join our upcoming parent education night and visit Kimochis and Second Step websites: Kimochi Parent Resources.
Second Step: Elementary Program
Kimochis Features Include:
Helping kids feel happy, safe, confident, compassionate, and successful.
Helping kids establish and sustain strong friendships.
Helping kids get along with each other.
Helping kids become resilient, especially during these trying times."
Second Step Features Include:
Empathy and Kindness
Parent Education Opportunities
Please join us on October 26th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. for an informative evening to learn more about how we are using Kimochi's and how you can support your child at home. The evening will be lead by the amazing Yonit Parenti M.S, P.P.S.
Please use this link to register for the evening.
Math Night | Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 | 6-7:30pm
All kindergarten through 5th grade parents are invited to attend a presentation by Kirstin Sarginger from the Santa Clara County Office of Education on building a better understanding of the Common Core Mathematics Standards and the Eureka Math Curriculum. To attend, please click here to register.
Oster Is Still In Need Of Parent Helpers During Lunch Time!
Lunch Duty Volunteers are so important, and our teachers appreciate your time so much! Thank you.
Student Picture Day: October 25th
October 11th: USD Board Meeting @ 6:00
October 13th: Oster HSC meeting @ 6:00
October 21st: SSC Meeting
October 25th School Picture Day
October 29th: Halloween Parade
Summary of Upcoming HSC Events
HSC Meeting this week!
Chef’s Night Out!
Science Camp Fundraising
Last chance to sign up for the school play!
Ed Fund at 75%
Need Project Cornerstone Lead