Category Archives: Art and Music

Capital Transit Performances

Earlier in October, Capital Transit, a 5-piece vocal/instrumental group, performed two lively shows (first for grades K-2, and again, for grades 3-5) called “From Bach to Doo-Wop: 500 Years of Music History.”  The students and teachers were dancing in their seats (and on their … Continue reading

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Ronald Takes Students on a Friendship Adventure

(And reinforces why bullying is never okay.) Ronald McDonald visited Oak Grove this month to present his “Friendship Adventure,” reinforcing the qualities of being a friend and how teamwork makes anything possible. Students also worked as an audience to practice … Continue reading

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Oak Grove Art Show Volunteers Needed

The Oak Grove Elementary Art Show is Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 6pm. Volunteer to help Mrs. Huovinen with this year’s Art Show!  We need people to volunteer to man the check out tables and the craft tables.  Please sign … Continue reading

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Movie Night and Dance Performance

Join us this Friday, May 9th for My Berry Movie Night hosted by your PTA!  Everyone who comes will get a gift certificate for a free yogurt at My Berry (while supplies last, but there are lots, so come and … Continue reading

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Fifth Grade Visual Arts Legacy Project – Volunteers needed!

Tracks 1 & 3- 5th Grade Parent Volunteers Needed Local artist Jennifer Wood will be joining the Oak Grove fifth grade classes this month for the annual Visual Arts Legacy Project. Students will work together to create colorful painted “quilt … Continue reading

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Talent Show – Postponed

We announced in The Nutshell at the beginning of the month that there would be a teacher talent show tonight.   Due to unforeseen circumstances the show has been postponed.  We will let you know if and when it will … Continue reading

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Moscow Nights Folk Music Performance March 15th

The award-winning musical ambassadors from Russia, “Moscow Nights”, are an exciting, versatile trio of world recognized musicians.  These classically trained artists first took Western Europe by storm and now have brought their dazzling, toe-tapping music to North America. Their repertoire … Continue reading

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Oak Grove Welcomes Mosaic Artist Paula MacLeod March 19-22

Oak Grove 5th grade students will be treated to a week of enrichment with artist-in-residence Paula MacLeod.  The mostly self-taught mosaic artist from Durham teaches at Jordan Hall Arts Center and Artspace and has had her work exhibited in juried … Continue reading

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Drum for Change

Mr. Gregory Whitt of Drum for Change will come to Oak Grove Elementary January 7 – 11, 2013 as musical artist in residence.  Third grade students will actively participate in learning songs, dance and rhythms based in African traditions and will learn to play the … Continue reading

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Pep Rally featuring SuperSkippers

Don’t miss the Oak Grove Pep Rally on Tuesday, August 7th at 6:30 pm. The jump rope National Champions, Cary YMCA SuperSkippers, will be performing and the Athens Drive Cheerleaders will be there to cheer us on as we start … Continue reading

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