The Acorn

Oakview's Online News Flash

February 8, 2016
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Principal's Report - Dr. Phillip Reavis

Kindergarten & 1st Grade Registration
Even though the initial window ended last week for kindergarten and first grade registration, it is not too late! Please stop by the school office ASAP to register your kindergarten or first grade student for the 2016-2017 school year. Current kindergarten students at Oakview do not need to re-register for first grade. Please contact the school office if you have questions. All registration paperwork is posted on the school's web site at

Math, Science, and Technology Night

Oakview’s Family Science, Math, and Technology Night is next Thursday, February 11 from 5:00 - 7:00pm! It’s not too late to add it to your calendar! This is a drop-in event, so come when you can and enjoy the activities at your leisure. Participate in three fantastic activities on your child's hallway! Then visit the art and music rooms for another activity, the gym to view science fair projects, outside to look through a telescope, and the cafeteria to see local businesses and even complete two more activities! That's not to mention the ticketed virtual field trips and Star Lab events! Hope to see you there!

Spring Book Fair Coming to Oakview!
We invite you to visit our book fair and experience a celebration of reading that provides families an opportunity to promote a love of reading. We will be open on a special family night this year! The book fair will be open to all students and families during the 2nd and 3rd grade game night on Friday, February 26. Please stop by to pick up some of your child’s favorite books, even if your child is not attending the game night.

PTA President's Report - Celeste Blinston

It's that time of year again and PTA is beginning the process of filling the PTA board for 2016-2017. There are numerous positions available and we welcome anyone with interest. No experience is necessary, just a desire to help make Oakview continue to be the great school it is! Please contact any of the nominating committee if you have any questions or if you would like to learn more about the opportunities: Betsy Williams,; Allison Levato,; Jessica Payne,; Jennifer Bloodworth,; or Brooke Cremmins,

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Box Top Contest

The Spring Box Tops Collection Contest has officially begun and will run through February 12, 2016! Make sure you check the dates and only send in un-expired box tops! Additionally, all box tops must be cut cleanly on the black dotted line. When sending in the box tops, place them in a Ziploc bag marked with your child's grade level and teacher! Prizes for the Spring Contest include: 1st place- cupcake party; 2nd place- extra recces and Popsicles; 3rd place- bag of balls for recess. Thank you in advance for your support! The fall collection brought in $1,674 for Oakview. Let's see if we can beat this number in the spring!
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Spring Book Fair

Please plan to join us for our Spring Book Fair. Opening day is Monday, February 22 and will continue through Friday, February 26. Also, the Spring Book Fair will be open during game night Friday, February the 26.

Restaurant Night - Your PIe

Thursday, March 10th, 5:30-8:30pm

1461 Woodruff Road

Greenville, SC