The Olive Branch 11.19.21
What's Up At The Nest...
Dear OMS Families,
We hope you have a wonderful week! We encouraged the students to unplug this week and hope you can do the same. Enjoy reading a good book, playing board games, and spending time with one another. When we return it will be a busy three weeks as we jump into MAP testing and the holiday season. Your child's teacher will share the specific dates/times of testing with you.
We look forward to welcoming everyone back on Monday, November 29th.
Erin, Julia, and the OMS staff
Winter Wear and Lost and Found
Please have your child check the lost and found during the month of December. ALL unclaimed items will be donated over winter break.
Science Club - Winter Session!
Science Club is back with more hands-on science adventures for students in grades two through five. We’re offering two sessions, meeting on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, January 11th through February 23rd. We meet from 3:35 until 4:45 PM in the LMC.
Session 1: Electricity and Electronics (four weeks)
We’ll build and investigate Voltaic piles, vegetable batteries, and classic wet-cells, and learn to use a multimeter. We’ll peek inside “black box” electronic devices to see what components make them work. Finally, we’ll spend an hour with “Snap Circuits” creating working devices from those components.
Session 2: Colors (three weeks)
Do different fabrics turn the same color using the same dye? Are black inks really black, and are all made of the same dyes? Which of the Rotten family committed the dastardly deed? Find out in Session 2.
Want to join in the fun? Then fill out and return this registration form as soon as possible. Due to covid protocols each session is strictly limited to 24 students, and sessions can fill up very quickly.
To ensure that we’re able to provide a safe and enjoyable activity at least two adults will be present each day. Any days that do not have at least one adult volunteer will be canceled. Please consider signing up to help on one or more days as your schedule allows.
*First-grade students may only participate if
1. an older OMS sibling(s) is enrolled in Science Club AND
2. a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle can volunteer to help every day the first
grade student attends.
Questions? Please contact Cynthia House at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Olive-Mary Stitt Elementary
Ms. Erin Davis, Principal email@example.com
Mrs. Julia Pemberton, Assistant Principal firstname.lastname@example.org