Oak Farm Montessori School

Community Memo - January 8, 2016

Dates to Note:

January 1 - 20: Lunch Ordering OPEN

January 15: Early Dismissal @ 11:45 for faculty inservice

January 21: Moving-Up meeting for parents of current Kindergarteners

January 25: Golf Team Parent Meeting @ 3:45

January 26: Oak Farm Connects at Warm Heart Food Pantry in Waterloo

January 28: Moving-Up meeting for parents of current Third Graders

February 4: Moving-Up meeting for parents of current Sixth graders

February 8: Upper Elementary Field Trip

Volunteer Opportunity

ALL Elementary classrooms need some help with organizing, making copies and laminating some materials. If you are interested in this job, please email Macy ASAP!

2016-2017 School Year Calendar

This is not the complete calendar, but below are the dates when school will be closed during the 2016-17 school year.

  • August 22: First Day of School
  • September 5: Labor Day - School Closed
  • October 17: Fall Break - School Closed
  • October 27-28: Fall Conferences - No School for Students
  • November 23-25: Thanksgiving Break
  • December 21 - January 3: Winter Break
  • February 13: Mid-Winter Break (possible make up day)
  • March 9-10: Spring Conferences - No School for Students
  • April 3 - 7: Spring Break - School Closed
  • April 14: Good Friday - School Closed
  • May 26: Last Day of School

Oak Farm Connects @ Warm Heart Community Outreach

  • WHEN: Tuesday, January 26 @ 5pm - 7:30
  • WHO: Oak Farm Families - young & old alike!
  • WHAT: Come help serve dinner to those in need or help pack up a bag of groceries from the food pantry, or sit & visit with the folks there.

We are also inviting people to donate jelly (as healthy as possible, such as Smuckers Simply Fruit , though) to go with the peanut butter and bread that they usually have in stock. We'll have drop-off locations in the Victorian Farmhouse and Upper Elementary through Monday, January 25.

Thank you Canino family for organizing this! Please email Macy if you plan on attending - there is a need for 7-10 people. mmcnaughton@oakfarmschool.com

Track Coach Needed

Oak Farm is looking for a track coach. We will be interviewing in the next month for both a head coach and an assistant. It is a paid position. Practices and meets are typically after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the short season of mid-March to mid-May.

Please contact Lori Zacharias if you are interested: lzacharias@oakfarmschool.com

Buy Your Yearbook NOW!

The Yearbook Club has been working hard and will continue to do so into the new year.

Yearbooks are onsale - $25 per copy! These are only available through the publisher's website: https://yearbookforever.com/#

After School Clubs

Information will be sent home with Kindergarten, Elementary & Middle School students next week. Clubs will begin the week of February 1, will run for 6 weeks and cost $25 per club.

  • MONDAY - Yearbook for Middle School Students
  • WEDNESDAY - Cross Stitching for Lower Elementary Students
  • THURSDAY - STEAM Club for Upper & Middle School Students

*We are waiting for confirmation details for Chess Club (Kindergarten & Lower students)

Oak Farm Apparel still available!

Stop into the Victorian Farmhouse or call/email Nan if you are interested in purchasing some spirit wear... it never goes out of style! :)

Tall Oak Gala - the Invitations have been mailed!

These were mailed to current and past parents only. If you would like to invite grandparents, aunts & uncles, or friends... feel free to do so!

This is a celebration of the school and all that happens here. We hope you can make it this year - it will be a WONDERFUL night!

You can RSVP here, or accessing it through the website: oakfarm.org/rsvp

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For sale in the Victorian Farmhouse!

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Weather Related Delays & Closings COULD be in our future....

Make sure you have your phone number up to date in RenWeb so any text alerts can get to you properly! Call the school if you need help with this.