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Week of October 11th

This Week's LifeSkill: Initiative

A Map of the Week

Tuesday, October 12th

Picture Day!

2:30-3:15 Strings Music Class in Room 23

4:00-8:00 MOD Pizza Fundraiser


Wednesday, October 13th

Workout Wear Wednesday! Wear athletic clothes to school and get some exercise!

7:45-8:15 Running Club (meet on the track)

Early Release Day!

1:00 TK/K 1:30 1st-3rd 1:38 4th/5th

2:30 School Site Council Meeting (click here for agenda)


Thursday, October 14th

9:00 Code Red (Intruder) Drill

2:30-3:15 Strings Music Class in Room 23

2:45 Treasure Island Play Auditions in the MPR


Friday, October 15th

Hooker Oak Spirit Day! Wear your Hooker Oak Gear!

On the Horizon

October 23rd

Garden/Nature Center Work Day

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.


October 25th

Parent Coffee in the Main Hallway from 7:45-8:15

Come grab a cup of coffee and a pastry! Meet other Hooker Oak parents and chat with Principal Emily, Katie Rose, our school counselor, Maite Rodriguez, our Targeted Case Manager, and Laura Holman, our MTSS Coordinator.


November 5th

End of 1st Trimester


November 11th

No School-Veteran's Day


November 12th

No School-Parent Conference Day


November 15th-19th

Minimum Days-Parent Conferences

11:35 Release


November 22nd-26th

Thanksgiving Break

Fall Gear Orders

Fall Gear Orders are live! Pre-orders for apparel are available now through Nov 10th.

Visit https://hookeroakpto.com/store or watch for the gear order form to come home with your child next week.

**Please note: All gear earned through jog-a-thon will be ordered in conjunction with these pre-orders. We appreciate your patience and understanding with the timing of delivery of jog-a-thon prizes**

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Garden/Nature Center Work Day

Come on out and help our Green Committee beautify our outdoor spaces on Saturday, October 23rd from 9:00-12:00. We have some water hyacinth plants that we will be giving away for free to folks who show up and help-an added bonus! :-)

Sprouty Store Wish List

Our first Sprouty Store was a huge success! A great big thank you to Leslie and Angela Donnelly for volunteering to run the Sprouty Store. The students were so excited to spend their Sproutys!


We are looking to restock the Store for next month and would greatly appreciate items donated. Here is the link to our Amazon Wish List. We are adding items throughout the year and will accept donations any time!


Thank you for supporting our PBIS efforts here at Hooker Oak!

CUSD Parent Training Series

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Symptom Guide

Please review the Student Symptom Guide and be vigilant about completing a Daily Wellness Check for your child. DO NOT send your child to school if he/she exhibits ANY of the symptoms. If our staff becomes aware of any of these symptoms, we will call and ask that your child be picked up immediately.


Thank you for helping us keep our school open and our school community safe!

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Parent Volunteer Vaccination Requirement

As you know, Hooker Oak thrives because of our amazing parent volunteers. We want to make sure that everyone has time to prepare for the new requirement that will go into effect on October 15th. All parent volunteers will be required to show proof of vaccination from COVID-19. If you have any questions about this requirement, please feel free to reach out to the school office.
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Mental Health & Wellness Resources

With growing concerns regarding COVID-19, we know this is a time of great uncertainty for all of us and our communities. Chico Unified families can take full advantage of the tele-health and virtual therapy resources made available through our partner Care Solace.


Learn how Care Solace can help.

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