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The elementary and middle schools will be collecting toy donations for children of all ages for the Foster Care Gift Drive. If you would like to help, please send unwrapped gifts to school where they can be put into the donation box by the office. More information on this program is available here.
On Nov. 8 at 8:40am, a time capsule from 1956 will be unveiled to our students and Facebook Live audience. Every day we walked past this piece of history that was hidden behind the date stone near the OES playground. During the construction project this mysterious, unknown artifact came to light. It will soon be time to peer into the legacy of the past! What could possibly be inside?
The Oostburg School District will be conducting development screenings on Wednesday, November 8 from 9:30am-5:00pm at the Elementary School for children born between June 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015. Appointments will be scheduled every 45 minutes. Please call 564-2392 ext. 4103 by November 7 if you have not been notified by mail or if you wish to schedule an appointment for your child to be screened. This free service is available to all residents of the Oostburg School District. If you know of someone with a child needing to be screened, please spread the word!
October is National Principals Month. Our second graders took the opportunity to say “thank you” to Mr. White and to share with the community all the great things that he does, some of which may go unnoticed. We are truly thankful for his hard work and dedication!
OES staff works hard to build great learners by promoting respectful, responsible, safe, and positive behaviors. This lays the foundation for a lifetime of making good choices when faced with tough decisions. October 23-27 is Red Ribbon Week. Click here to see how we’re celebrating!
Children’s author, Dean Robbins, will be visiting OES students on the afternoon of Friday, October 13th. (You can learn more about Dean Robbins at http://deanrobbins.net/.) Below is an order form if you would like to purchase some of his books. You can even have him autograph your books! All orders are due by Friday, October 6th by 8:30 a.m. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Heinen.Book Order Form