Panther Pride Newsletter 5/26/23
Forest Oak Elementary School
Together we grow the whole child, each mighty oak was once an acorn
TRADUCIR ESTE BOLETÍN
Memorial Day is not just a chance to enjoy a long weekend or to signify the “unofficial” start of summer. It is a solemn occasion that allows us to pay tribute to the brave men and women who have given their lives to protect our freedom and uphold the values we hold dear.
Please take a moment to reflect on the true meaning of Memorial Day and remember their sacrifice.We want to express our deepest gratitude to all those who have served, their families, and those who continue to protect and defend our nation. Together, let us honor their memory and show our respect. We can carry the spirit of Memorial Day with us throughout the year by embodying the values of courage, service, and selflessness that our fallen heroes exemplified.
Wishing you all a safe, peaceful, and memorable Memorial Day weekend – enjoy this time with your families.
Mr. Dorrell Green | Superintendent of Schools
The Spring Concert was a HUGE Success!
Great job Performers, Ms. Tosh-Morelli, Ms. Last and Mr. Randolph!
Summer Chess Camp Opportunity
Come and join the chess camp! Children will learn the game of chess in a fun way. Students will learn various chess tactics, chess strategies and good sportsmanship. Chess has many benefits including developing problem-solving skills, social and relationship-building skills, and critical thinking skills. There are many benefits received from playing the game of chess and most of all learning how to play chess can be fun. Everyone wins at Chess Camp. So kids, come and play chess with us this summer. SUMMER CHESS CAMP Go to the following URL address below and register online today! https://newarkde.gov/play Contact the City of Newark Parks & Recreation Department for more information. Phone: 302-366-7000
2023-24 School Calendar
Volunteer/Chaperone Requirements for 2022-23
Reminder if you are planning to chaperone on a field trip,
you need to complete the state of Delaware required paperwork
Thank you for considering volunteer opportunities with Forest Oak Elementary School. Volunteers play an important role in the success of our District and schools.
It is Red Clay Consolidated School's policy that all volunteers be screened before volunteering in any Red Clay school. If you plan to volunteer at any time during the school year, please complete the Consent Form, TB FOrm and teh Child Protective Registry link to register. You will need to return your receipt to the office to confirm registration.
Please understand this process is a Delaware state requirement and for the safety and protection of all students and staff while on school grounds and school-sponsored field trips. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact us. Again, thank you for considering volunteer opportunities with Forest Oak Elementary.
Cell Phone Policy Reminder
Hello Parents, We are noticing that students are using cell phones at school during the day. This is just a reminder of the school policy. We ask for you to review this with your student. Thank you for your cooperation!
● Students who happen to bring a cell phone to school must have the cell phone turned off and stored away for the entire school day.
● Students who display cell phones in school will have them confiscated and a parent will need to come to school to pick it up.
The school staff is NOT RESPONSIBLE for the theft or damage of personal belongings. Parents please discuss the importance of being responsible for your personal items with your child.
Virtual PTA Meeting Dates and Zoom Link
Join Zoom Meeting: 6:00pm
Meeting ID: 826 6728 4690
PTA Meeting Dates for the year:
- May 2nd - Board elections
- June 6th – 2023-2024 Budget Planning Meeting
JOIN BOX TOPS TO SUPPORT OUR SCHOOL
Use the Box Tops app to scan your store receipts for participating products. Forest Oak will automatically earn cash with every Box Tops product you buy.
RCCSD Student Handbook
The Red Clay Consolidated School District Student Handbook, approved by the Board of
Education, provides information and direction to students and families regarding district
services, operations, expectations of behavior, and consequences for violations. Families and
students are encouraged to read and regularly review the Code to ensure a safe and productive
Parent Handbook 2022-23
Calendar / Calendario
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