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Friday, Dec. 14th, 6-8pm

Oster Cafeteria

Come join us for our annual Holiday party. Children will have opportunities to visit make and take craft stations. Our own Oster choir will be performing some songs to entertain us. There will be hot cocoa and dessert available for those craving some sweets and if people want to shop, we will have the Penguin Patch Shop available with affordable treasures. Our Oster spirit ware will also be available to purchase. We hope you can be part of this joyful, festive evening!

Penguin Patch Shop

H&SC will be hosting the Penguin Patch Holiday shop from Dec. 10th-Dec. 14th. Students will be able to shop during recess and lunch based on their grade. A flyer with pricing information will go home next week. The shop will also be open on December 14th at the Winter Wonderland Holiday Party from 6-8 p.m. H&SC will be needing help so please contact osterhsc@gmail.com if you are able to volunteer or if you have any questions.

Monday, December 10th will be the shopping day for 1st grade students.

Tuesday, December 11th will be the shopping day for 2nd grade students.

Wednesday, December 12 will be the shopping day for 3rd grade students.

Thursday, December 13th will be the shopping day for 4th grade students.

Friday, December 14th will be the shopping day for 5th grade students.

H&SC will make arrangements with the kindergarten teachers to bring their students in and each teacher will let their families know the date and time.

New Digital Library

Oster Elementary School is committed to bringing innovative learning opportunities to our students and we are pleased to introduce our new digital library, Sora, the student reading app, powered by Overdrive.

Why use Sora?

This collection is a digital extension of the Oster Elementary School library, now with 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks. It’s easy for students to check out titles at home, on the weekends, or during school breaks with no worry about misplacing a book– these digital titles automatically return at the end of the lending period!

With our new digital library, students of all ages will have access to more reading opportunities.

How does it work?

To use Sora, students can browse through the free Sora app, borrow with their authentication requirements (Google ID without @unionsd.org and password), and enjoy reading anytime, anywhere on a computer, tablet, smartphone, or eReader.

Where can I find more information?

Sora app or https://soraapp.com/welcome

Watch a video about Sora

Read information about Sora

Oster Lost and Found

If your child is missing a sweater, jacket, or sweatshirt, please drop by the lost and found located in front of the cafeteria. We have an overabundance of outerwear that needs to be claimed. You are welcome to drop by anytime during the school day. Parents do a much better job of identifying clothing than our students. After December 19th, they will be donated to charities.

Happy Holidays from the Oster Staff

The Oster staff can honestly say that we have one of the warmest, kindest, supportive, diverse, inclusive community of families. Not all campuses have parents volunteering to read books that promote positive character traits, parents demonstrating artwork from different eras and artists, parents sharing their cultural practices through literature and visual representations, parents donating endless hours to put on special events like our Welcome Back Picnic, Harvest Festival, and STEAM Night, parents taking time during the day to help in the classrooms to prep projects for our teachers, or parents who write grants so that we may have a beautiful kindergarten garden to share with the entire school. The Oster staff is very thankful and appreciative of each and every one of our parents who donates their time, talents, and love to our school, staff, and most importantly our children. We thank you and hope you have a safe, peaceful, joy-filled Holiday Season!
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