OAS PTA NEWSLETTER

Sunday, May 29, 2022

WE HOPE ALL OF OUR OAS FAMILIES ARE ENJOYING A SAFE AND RELAXING MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!

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YOUR PTA DOLLARS AT WORK

The PTA was thrilled to have the Camden Aquarium visit the OAS Elementary students on Tuesday, May 24th. The students enjoyed an assembly and touch tables.

PURA VIDA BRACELET SALE

Pura Vida bracelets will be sold after school on June 2nd for one day only!

Bracelets are $5 each and will be sold near the front office.

VOLUNTEER NEEDED

The PTA is in search of a new Outdoor Beautification Chair!

Responsibilities include maintaining flower beds and planters,. If you're interested in this position, please contact Jessica Kelly jessicasnyder14@hotmail.com or Liz Rivera elizabeth.m.rivera@gmail.com

END OF YEAR CELEBRATIONS

It's hard to believe we are approaching the end of the school year! Please read the information below regarding our End of Year Celebrations for each grade. Volunteers will be needed to help make these events successful, so please consider donating your time or provisions!

ELEMENTARY FIELD DAY (Grades 3-5)

Elementary Field Day will be held on JUNE 9th from 10:50-12:50pm. Students will be divided into teams and compete in various events on the back field of OAS. We are in need of volunteers for donations and day of helpers. Please use the link below to volunteer!


If you have any questions please reach out to Shannon DellaFortuna (s.dellafortuna@gmail.com)

MIDDLE SCHOOL POOL PARTY (Grades 5-8)

OAS Middle School Pool Party will be held on Friday, June 17th from 7:00-9:00 PM at the Orange Avenue Pool. This celebration will also include OAS's incoming middle school students (current 5th graders).


All students must register to attend! See below for RSVP & Volunteer sign up

5th Grade Celebration & Moving Up Ceremony

The 5th Grade Class Party will be held on 6/14 from 11:30-2:50pm


The 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony will be held on 6/16 at 9:15am.


More details on both events will be coming.

6th GRADE END OF YEAR CELEBRATION

The 6th Grade End of Year celebration will be held on JUNE 14th from 3:00-4:30pm. Students will be celebrating with inflatables and refreshments. Please use the links below to RSVP for your 6th grade student & to help volunteer for this event!


Any questions please reach out to Teri Kandel (laditeri@yahoo.com) and Sarah Scully (slscully@gmail.com)

7th GRADE END OF YEAR CELEBRATION

The 7th Grade End of the Year Celebration will be held on JUNE 15th from 3:00-4:30pm

Students will be celebrating with inflatables and refreshments. Please use the links below to RSVP for your 7th grade student & to help volunteer for this event!


Any questions please reach out to Liz Jackson (eguder1@gmail.com) & Christine Rappa (cconning@yahoo.com)

8th GRADE CELEBRATIONS

The 8th Grade Class party will be on JUNE 15th from 1:20-2:50pm


8th Grade Class Night (Graduation) will be held on JUNE 20th at 7:00pm


More details on each of these events will be coming.

HELPING HANDS COMMITTEE

Do you know of an OAS family dealing with an emergency or crisis?


The volunteers of Helping Hands, a PTA committee, can alleviate some of the stress by providing dinners for a week or more. Service is confidential and only with the approval of the family.


If you're interested in being a part of our volunteer list, please contact Coiel.


Email Coiel Ricks-Stephen (coielrs@gmail.com) to learn more about helping an OAS family and please put "Helping Hands" in the subject line.

8th GRADE PRETZEL SALE

There is an 8th grade fundraiser pretzel sale coming up on June 3rd after school. This is our last one! Pretzels cost $2 each. Come out and support the 8th grade’s final fundraiser while eating a delicious hot pretzel on Friday 6/3!

UP COMING EVENTS

May 30th- No School

May 31st – No School

June 2nd – 6th Grade Field Trip

June 3rd – 8th Grade student/faculty volleyball game

June 6th – No School

June 7th – No School

June 8th – 7th Grade Field Trip

June 9th – Elementary Field Day

June 10th – 8th Grade Field Trip

June 16th – 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony 9:15 AM

June 17th – Juneteenth observed

June 20th – Class Night (8th Grade Graduation) 7:00 PM

June 21st – Class Night (8th Grade Graduation) rain date 9:30 AM

June 21st – Single Session day for students

June 22nd – Single Session day for students/last day of school