The Acorn

Oakview's latest news, events, activities & opportunities

April 13, 2018

Upcoming Events

Teacher Appreciation Week April 16th - 20th

Teacher Appreciation Week is April 16 - April 20. Please help us make this week special for our teachers. All room coordinators will be sending out emails with information and details about the week. If you have any questions please contact

4th Grade Parents Barrier Island Meeting April 16th

Barrier Island meeting Monday, 4/16 at 6:30 p.m. It is mandatory for any parent who wants to be a chaperone and encouraged for all parents. Any questions can be directed to Betsy Shuler at

McDonald's Spirit Night April 19th

Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 19th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and come out to support Oakview at McDonald's on Woodruff Road! Oakview families can spend a fun evening out with friends at a local restaurant that donates a percentage of their sales back to the school.

Garden Saturday April 21st

It's planting day in the Butterfly Garden on Saturday, April 21st from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Help us celebrate Earth Day by adding some color and food sources for our butterflies and caterpillars. Everyone is welcome!

Lunch & Learn April 27th

Please join us on Friday, April 27th from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for a lunch & learn presentation on Cyberbullying & Internet Safety.

Kindergarten Orientation April 30th

Oakview Elementary is hosting a Kindergarten Orientation for parents of students registered in the Oakview kindergarten program for the 2018-2019 school year. Students must be fully registered at the school in order for parents / guardians to attend. To register a student, please check Oakview’s web site for the appropriate paperwork. School office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30-4:00. The orientation will be offered Monday, April 30, at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Parents will learn more about Oakview’s kindergarten program and how to help their child make a smooth transition to school. Thank you in advance for making childcare arrangements. Please contact the school office at 355-7100 or 355-7114 for more information.

Student News

All students and staff are painting rocks for our Kindness Rocks Garden Project. Each rock will have a message of kindness. The finished rocks will be permanently displayed at the back bus loop. This project is a collaboration between the guidance and art departments.
Oakview Elementary School's new playground takes shape over spring break! Work Hard, Play Hard, Be Kind! That's been our theme this school year. Students look forward to playing hard on this new playground structure. Many thanks to PTA and Oakview parents and community for their support of this project.

Bugs! Critters! Snakes! Oh My! On March 2nd The Critter Keeper (Randy Miller) came to Oakview as part of a treat for Oakview students collecting over 1,100 pairs of shoes to donate! The Critter Keeper brought a tarantula, snake, turtle, and other critters to show us and help us learn about them in a safe environment.

Important Reminders/Information

  • For all middle school transition information, please refer to Adriane Morgan’s, school counselor, webpage. You will see a tab “Middle School Info.”

  • Parents/volunteers, remember to always bring your identification with you when you wish to visit/volunteer at school.

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