Farewell Reception

The PTA would like to send Mrs. Jarman off into retirement with a farewell reception for all of her work over the years and especially at Oak Grove.  The reception will be on Tuesday, November 27th from 4:15-5:00 in the media room.  
Teachers, staff, parents and children are invited to attend!   
If your family would be willing to sign up to bring in an item for the reception, you can sign up with the link below. 
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Donations Needed

“Giving is not about making a donation.  It’s about making a difference.”                                      -Kathy Calvin, President United Nations Foundation

Let’s join together to make a difference in the lives of those affected by the Hurricanes…

For the entire month of November we will be collecting donations for the following items:
Book Bags
Scissors
Pencils & Pens
Notebooks
Colored Pencils
Highlighters
Index Cards
Binders & Dividers
Markers
Loose Leaf Paper

This is a great opportunity for our children to give back to their community, their world, and their fellow classmates!

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Retirement Celebration

Come and help us celebrate Ms. Jarman’s retirement!  Tuesday, Novemeber 27th at 4:15-5:00pm in the Media Center. 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084caeab2da0fa7-retiring

 

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Oak Grove parent input meeting

All parents and community members are invited to attend a new principal input meeting on Monday, November 5th at 6 pm in the Oak Grove media center.  Please see the attached letter from Area  Superintendent Dr. Ashlie Thompson for more information.

Oak Grove Input Session – Parents

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Feedback needed

Please take a moment and follow the link below to a brief poll about fundraising at our school.  We need your feedback on what we do in our school by October 30th!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0c1kxwCXhlZVaHatf86pSgVsaP_Ht3mVFMEZwQ9JuIUMjdQ/viewform

Thank you,

OG PTA Board

 

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Spirit Week!!

Oak Grove Elementary Spirit Week is next week, October 15th through the 19th!  It has an enchanted theme this year to go along with our Enchanted Forest Book Fair.

Toadstool Monday – wear red and white

Tuesday -Crazy Creature Hair Day

Whimsical Wednesday – wear your wackiest clothes or socks

Sleepy Thursday – wear your pajamas to school

Forest Friday – wear your green fun run shirts

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Scholastic Book Fair 2018

The Scholastic Book Fair starts on Monday, October 15th and runs through the 24th.  Look for a flyer that was sent home with your children and an info letter coming via an email from your room parent.

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PTA Meeting & Budget Vote

Hello Members,

Please join us on Wednesday, October 10th at 4:15pm for a special general membership meeting. We will be voting on a budget amendment.  We encourage all PTA members to attend if at all possible. We need at least 20 members present to vote on these changes.

There will also be a guest speaker at the meeting discussing the upcoming election in November.  This should be a great conversation with a lot of valuable information presented.

It’s more important than ever these days to be involved and to advocate for our schools and our children.  We sincerely hope that you will be able to join us next Wednesday.  The media center will be in use so we will be meeting in a classroom.  Signs will be posted pointing the way.

Children are welcome, a PBS movie will be shown. We will also have Athens High School Key Club volunteers who are able to watch children in the next classroom.

Best regards,

OGES PTA Board of Directors

Celeste Smith, President

Ayanna Kozlow, Vice President

Julie Steet, Treasurer

Shanon Douglas, Secretary

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Walk to school day!

October 3, 2018

Meet us at “Montague Lake” off Penny Road/Belgium Drive. (10305 Penny Rd, Raleigh, NC-turn at the lake sign into what looks like a long driveway. Keep driving, pass through the gate and we will be meeting by the picnic shelter).
We will meet at 8am, and start off for school at 8:20am. Bring your “walk to school” signs for the contest! 
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Grounds Beautification Day

We need YOUR help!!

Saturday, October 6th, 10:00am

Grounds Beautification Day! Bring a shovel and rake! 25 Donated azaelas need planted and mulch spread around the music trailer. This shouldn’t take long if we have enough hands to help! Please email if you can help:
ogesptapresident@gmail.com.

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