OSSB Panther Paws
August 6, 2021 - Back to School
- Important Dates
- Registration and Welcome letter from Michelle Wagner
- additional articles that may be of interest!
We will be sending out weekly newsletters again this year thru Smore so you may need to add the email address to your contacts so the weekly newsletter doesn't go to your spam folder. Let us know what information is helpful to you, and always remember if you have questions to contact the school office at 614-752-1359. See you soon!
~ IMPORTANT DATES ~
- 23 - Residential Students Return after 4:00pm
- 24 - 1st Day of School for Students
- 6 - NO SCHOOL/Labor Day
OSSB Registration and Welcome Back letter from Michelle Wagner, Director of Teaching and Learning
OSSB and OSD in the News with COVID-19 Pooled Testing Availability
Ohio's Tax Free Weekend Starts Today!
What You Need to Know About Ohio's Tax-Free Weekend!
August 6th - 8th, 2021
What items are actually tax-free? School Supplies, Clothing, and School Instructional Materials.
- Select school supplies, up to $20. Click here to see the list of included school supplies.
- Clothing up to $75 each. Click here to see a full list of clothing items that are tax-free, including diapers!
- School instructional materials, priced at $20 or less. This includes reference books, maps, globes, textbooks, workbooks.
What is NOT included in the tax-free weekend? Business items, sports and recreational equipment, belt buckles sold separately from belts, costume masks, patches, and emblems.
OSSB Extended Learning in June - That’s a Wrap
OSSB Student Joins Digital Media Camp at OSD for ASL Music Video!
Resources and Workshops for Families/Students
ParentConnect: A Family Support Group offered in partnership with the Virtual Parent Support Group Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind
First Wednesday of each month
September 1, 2021, 7:30 – 8:30 PM EST
APH FamilyConnect and the Chicago Lighthouse are pleased to offer this virtual support group for parents and families of children who are blind or visually impaired. These monthly sessions are for families to connect with and learn from each other about the joys, challenges, and adventures of raising children with visual impairments and blindness. These sessions are open to families.
Museums Offering Discounted Tickets to Underserved Families
Through a new program called Museums for All Columbus, six Columbus cultural institutions are offering free or discounted tickets to families who qualify for SNAP benefits. The museums include Columbus Museum of Art, COSI, Franklin Park Conservatory, National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Ohio History Center, and Wexner Center for the Arts. The initiative is part of a national program that has served more than three million visitors at more than 600 museums nationwide.