Giving Back to the Community
Thank you all who have donated items to Bryan Animal Center and Lizzie's Hand Rescue! Below are some pictures showing how some of your donations are being used to comfort and entertain the cats and dogs.
We continue to collect items. Visit link to see how you can help:
Events Coming Up/Important Information
Link to Oakwood's calendar of events: http://ow.csisd.org/
Feb. 22- A new rotation starts for the Wheel.
6th grade registration forms will be sent home on Wednesday, February 24.
February 24- 4:30-6pm Open House for incoming 5th graders AND 6th graders.
Feb. 29-March 3 Book Fair
Nominations are currently being accepted for GT testing for the 2016-17 school year. An informational meeting (not mandatory) for parents will be held on February 25, at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Room at 1812 Welsh. Nomination forms are available on the Oakwood website or in the school office. Nomination forms are due by March 4, 2016. Forms are found below. Click on "GT-Valencia" to access GT forms.
Persuasive writing continues until the end of the week.
Persuasive letters (written in Spanish) convincing friends, teachers, or parents to visit the state they are researching in Social Studies class are due February 26th.
Some students still owe library fines, please pay them ASAP!
-Homework: 7 words in foursquare
-Monday: Adaptations of animals and plants
-Tuesday: Adaptations to different ecosystems
-Thursday: Inherited traits and learned behaviors
-Friday: Vocabulary test
States project that correlates with ELA- Project is due Friday, March 4. Students will have a total of SEVEN class days to work on project. If project is not completed at the end of seven days, it becomes homework.
Students must bring their shoe box to class if they have not already done so.
Please note that purchasing items for the project is NOT required. In fact, I'd prefer that they use recycled/unwanted items and construction paper.
Tuesday-Friday during Success by Mr. Velez
by invitation only
Monday- Friday 7:50-8:10am
Reading buddies by invitation only