The Acorn

Oakview's latest news, events, activities & opportunities

April 20, 2018

Upcoming Events

Garden Saturday April 21st

It's planting day in the Butterfly Garden this 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!

Earth Day Recyclable Sculpture Contest April 26th

Does your child love art? Do they you love helping our environment? If so, combine the two together and participate in Oakview's annual Earth Day Recyclable Sculpture Contest! It's simple: build any type of sculpture - a car, a building, a face, a monster - using recycled or reusable materials like old newspapers, used soda bottles, tin foil. or bottle caps. Then, add your child's name and teacher's name and bring the sculpture to the media center on Thursday, April 26 by 8:00am. There will be prizes for 1st-3rd place - one set for Kindergarten-2nd grade, and one set for 3rd-5th grade. Have some fun and be creative all while helping our planet stay healthy!

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

Oakview music teacher, Mrs. Hawkins, parents, and students in both Uke Krazy and STRUM club attended a concert by the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain on April 17 at 7:30 pm. The concert was held at the Peace Center in downtown Greenville. The students really enjoyed hearing many different styles of music played on ukuleles. It was a fun night out for those students and their parents!

Kindness Rocks Project

The Rock path is complete! On Wednesday, each child & staff member placed their painted rocks along the path. Thank you to MetroCon for donating the concrete. The rocks look wonderful!

Second Grade Visits RMSC

Second glade classes visited Roper Mountain Science Center where they learned about weather, animal characteristics, and went on a nature trail walk.

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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