The Oxford Update

Oxford Elementary School

OES Pride Patrol

Ms. Karnes and Ms. Bourgoine were out in the Pride Patrol this week recognizing some of our OES S.T.A.R.S. students! We are so proud of Hyla, Nick, Adrian, Morgan, and Cameron for their effort, STARS behavior, academic success, and perseverance! So happy to recognize these students and their families with a certificate and a pizza from Parkside Variety. Keep up the great work! Be on the lookout for the OES Pride Patrol coming to your neighborhood!

The Dump Man's Treasures by Lynn Plourde

This picture book is a favorite of one of our second-grade teachers, Mrs. Papanikolaou. This is a wonderful book by a Maine author, Lynn Plourde.

Mr. Pottle, who oversees the town dump, cannot bear to destroy books, so he recycles them for the community to enjoy. When Mr. Pottle falls and the community's children deliver books to him to speed his recovery, they discover the book-loving dump man cannot read. A town full of willing tutors then teaches Mr. Pottle to read so he can fully enjoy his treasures. An enjoyable story, it also delivers a heartwarming message.

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The Best Children’s and YA Books of November

Click the button to see the list of the best children's and young adult books for November 2019.

The Best Children’s and YA Books of November 2019

This month’s best new book releases feature laugh-filled romps, intriguing mysteries, and out-of-this-world adventures. Brightly has rounded up their favorites, so stock up your household’s To Be Read stacks and get a head start on holiday shopping! Click the button above to see the list of books!
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Important Dates: November 25th to November 29th

11/25 - Ms. Nicholas' class to Robert's Farm

11/27 - 11/29 - No School; Thanksgiving Break

Seats and Feets - Underwear and Sock Drive: Friday, December 6

Bring in a new package of underwear or socks in any size to donate to the Pink Feather Foundation who helps kids in need across the Oxford Hills School District. Students who participate can wear a hat for the day. It's the season for giving back, so let's work together to make a difference!