Oak Ridge Family Focus

October 27th Edition

Howl through the Hills

Thank you to all of our students, staff, and families who came out for the Hickory Hills Howl through the Hills race on Saturday. Our running clubs ran extremely hard and had a ton of fun! Congratulations to our students and staff who earned medals, and everyone who participated and made Saturday such a fun event. We're really proud of you!


Wear Green Tuesday!

This year we are bringing awareness to various disabilities and health conditions. Our focus this month has been Cerebral Palsy - providing information, resources, and ways to support. This Tuesday, we ask that all students and families wear green as we celebrate Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. Check out a short video about Paige who has Cerebral Palsy.


Halloween Thursday

On Thursday, October 31st, Oak Ridge will celebrate Halloween. Please see our information letter regarding costume guidelines and a schedule of events for the day.



Have a great week, and go Mustangs!



Kevin Buscemi, principal

Jennifer Stefan, assistant principal

Snapshots From Last Week

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Disability and Health Awareness

Focus for October: Cerebral Palsy

This Week's Breakfast Menu

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This Week's Lunch Menu

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Events This Week

Monday, October 28th

2nd/3rd grade Learning Links: Art (3:00-4:00pm)

3rd grade Learning Links: Challenger Mission (3:00-4:00pm)

4th/5th grade Learning Links: Digital Arts (3:00-4:00pm)

ASSETs (3:00-4:00pm)


Tuesday, October 29th

Wear Green: Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day

3rd grade Soccer (7:30-8:15am)

ASSETs (3:00-4:00pm)


Wednesday, October 30th

2nd grade Soccer (7:30-8:15am)

Taffy Apple Order Pick Up at Door 6 (3:00-4:00pm)

ASSETs (3:00-4:00pm)


Thursday, October 31st

Halloween Parade (1:15-1:30pm)

Halloween Classroom Parties (1:30-2:30pm)

No ASSETs


Friday, November 1st

Quarter 1 Report Cards Available Online (step-by-step directions)

Boo Bash at Oak Ridge (6:30-8:30pm)

Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, November 6th

Early Dismissal at 1:30pm (Team Day)


Thursday, November 7th

PTA Meeting at 6pm (Oak Ridge Media Center)


Monday, November 11th

No School (Veterans Day)


Friday, November 15th

Free Popcorn Day


Monday, November 25th

Early Dismissal at 1:30pm

Parent-Teacher Conferences (2:00-8:00pm)


Tuesday, November 26th

No School

Parent-Teacher Conferences (9-12pm)


November 27th-December 1st

No School (Thanksgiving Break)


See the Oak Ridge calendar for additional events

Oak Ridge Elementary School

Our school has about 700 students in grades 2nd through 5th.

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