Events and Annoucements
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This summer, your student can have free access to thousands of ebooks that can be read from school, home, or on-the-go through Capstone. Students have the option of turning on supports like text-highlighting and professionally recorded read-aloud audio. You can even read off-line by downloading the app. Access is available May 1 – August 1. Click on […]
A few years ago, Mrs. Heinen read the book “A Long Walk to Water” to her fifth grade library class. The students were so touched by the story that they felt compelled to DO something. This is a summary of Mrs. Heinen’s presentation to the now-middle school students to inform them of their impact: http://bit.ly/2rjxlu6 Also, here […]
“I’m not good at math.” “My mom or dad weren’t good at math and neither am I.” “Math isn’t in my genes.” “I never was good at it, so I understand why my child isn’t either.” If you work in schools or have been around other parents or students that are talking about academics, these […]
Going out to eat? For the remainder of May, make Chili’s your choice for dine in or carry out. Simply show the attached “Chili’s Dine to Donate” coupon and OCEF will receive 15% of all pre-tax proceeds. This is an easy, no stress way to support the wonderful work that OCEF does to directly enhance […]
Extracurricular Activities and Athletics
The Youth Center is a hub of activity from 2:30-3:45pm on Mondays through Thursdays. Here students can relax, study, chat, or play games. Popular activities include checkers, chess, foosball, air hockey, computers, Playstation, and watching TV. The Youth Center provides students an option to hang out with friends after school in a controlled and supervised environment. A wide variety of snacks are available for purchase, and late bus passes are available upon request. The Youth Center is also available during middle school basketball games and dances. Please contact Mr. Veldhorst for more information.