September 23, 2019
Bestselling Children’s Author Trudy Ludwig Presenting to Oak Grove & North Albany School Communities!
This October 2, students and staff at Oak Grove and North Albany Elementary
Schools will have the opportunity to spend time with children’s advocate and award-
winning author Trudy Ludwig.
Trudy will present to our students, with assemblies comprised of grade clusters (i.e.,
Kindergarten – grade 2; grades 3-5, respectively), so that she can address friendship
issues and social peer cruelty and in an age-appropriate manner. She will also
provide a staff in-service presentation later that day to help educators in their
ongoing efforts to promote safer social-emotional learning environments for our
Trudy has been featured in U.S. national media outlets including ABC’s “Good
Morning America,” PBS’s nationally syndicated show, “Keeping Kids Healthy,” Wall
Street Journal, Huffington Post, and the National Crime Prevention Council’s Circle of
Respect program. She has also served as an expert panel member on Sesame
Workshop’s video series addressing bullying. Her books (My Secret Bully, Just
Kidding, Sorry!, Trouble Talk®, Too Perfect, Confessions of a Former Bully, Better
Than You, The Invisible Boy, Gifts from the Enemy, and Quiet Please, Owen
McPhee!) have received international praise for addressing friendship and bullying
issues and for helping children in kindergarten – grade 8 connect and engage with
their peers in kinder, more inclusive ways.
For more information about Trudy, her books, and other resources on the topics of
friendship and bullying issues, please visit the author’s website: trudyludwig.com .
ROAD CLOSURE: Crocker Lane NW will be closed to all through traffic from September 30-October 4, 2019.
Detour routes will be posted. Detours around work zone include NW Gibson Hill
Road, or NW Squire Street, or NW Valley View Drive. ONE LANE TRAFFIC DATES: Crocker Lane NW will also have one-lane traffic with Flaggers with some short delays from October 7 through October 11, 2019.
Friday, Sep. 27th, 9am-3:30pm
1st Grade 11:00-11:25
2nd Grade 9:50-10:15
3rd Grade 9:20-9:45
4th Grade 3:00-3:25
5th Grade TBD
Picture Day is Coming October 1st!
Tuesday, Oct. 1st, 9am-12pm
go to mylifetouch.com and use Picture Day ID:FO569094Y0 and order online with a credit card.
All students will have a picture taken for school records and class pictures.
Fall Festival Classroom Baskets!
Kindergarten - Arts and Crafts
1st Grade - Game Night
2nd Grade - Family Fun Night
3rd Grade - Halloween Fun
4th Grade - Gift Cards
5th Grade - Oregon State University
Friday, Oct. 11th, 6-8pm
Reminder to label belongings
Conferences by Appointment
Oct. 23rd - 4:40-7:40 pm (regular school day)
Oct. 24th - 8:00-11:20 am, 12:20-4:00 pm, 5:00-7:40 pm (no school)
Oct. 25th - no school or conferences
Sign up charts are located in the school office so please come select the time that is best for you.