Weekly Ticker - December 10, 2017

Week of December 10, 2017


  • Online bidding for the 30th annual Songwriters Night, featuring three of Nashville’s top songwriters—OHS parent Jim Beavers and former OHS parents and Songwriters Hall of Fame members Wayland Holyfield and Tom Douglas—begins tomorrow, December 11, at 8 a.m. Bidding is open to OHS parents, trustees, faculty and staff only. Due to the intimate nature of this celebration, a limited number of seats will be available. Bidding will close Sunday, December 17, at 5 p.m. To place a bid, go to www.oakhillschool.org/songwriters.


  • Our final Advent services will be held this Wednesday, December 13, at 8 a.m., in the FPC sanctuary. The service this Wednesday will be led by the sixth-grade Sage cohort. Please remember that all students are required to wear their dress uniforms for our Advent service.


  • Lower School students will enjoy a morning of Muffins ‘N Milk on Thursday, December 14. Lower School students may wear a Christmas shirt with dress code bottoms on this day.


  • The next Professional Moms gathering is this Tuesday, December 12, at 5:30 p.m., at the home of Laura Perkins, 209 Maybelle Lane. The PMs will label and stamp the OHS Christmas cards, as well as enjoy some festive fellowship. If you would like to attend, please let your grade-level PM representative know or email Laura Perkins, lauraperkins4@gmail.com or Kelli Dill, khdill@nashvillelifestyles.com. All OHS moms are welcome to attend!


  • This Christmas season, the Service Learning Board is encouraging our school community to take our JOY and Jingle it throughout Nashville. Click HERE for a list of numerous opportunities that families and friends may embrace to share JOY through thankfulness and gratitude.


  • We hope you will attend the special Christmas Coffee on Wednesday, December 20. Coffee will be served in the Rotunda at 8 a.m., followed by the Christmas program in the Auditorium at 9 a.m. Students will be dismissed for Christmas break at 11 a.m. Students should wear their dress uniforms on this day.


  • As a reminder, Explorations will be closed for Christmas break, beginning Wednesday, December 20. If you require care for your child following the Christmas Coffee program, please make other arrangements to accommodate for early dismissal.


  • Don’t forget to stop by the Panther Den to complete your Christmas shopping list. There are many new and fun items that are sure to be a hit this Christmas. Stop by and check them out! The Panther Den is open every Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.


  • We are excited to welcome Jeff Flatt to Oak Hill School as the new bus driver of the Logger Line. His role at OHS marks the start of his 28th year driving a bus. As a bus aficionado, one of Jeff’s hobbies is model school buses. Please join us in welcoming him to OHS community!


  • Your child is invited to join us Wednesday, January 3, for an Explorations Winter Wonderland, as we kick off the start of 2018. Explorations will be open from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., during Teacher Inservice to accommodate the last day of the Christmas Break. This full day of fun will include winter-themed snacks and crafts, as well as science experiments from Mr. Bond the Science Guy. The cost to attend is $50, which includes all activities, a morning snack and lunch. A reservation is required to attend, and the deadline to register is Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Please click HERE to register and start off the year with a fun day in Explorations.


  • NEW for 2018 … mark your calendars for a Camp Mini Auction coming in January! A variety of camps will be available for online bidding during the Camp Mini Auction from Tuesday, January 16, through Sunday, January 21. Perfect timing for parents planning summer activities, the Camp Mini Auction will feature local favorites and popular destination camps. The traditional Online Auction will once again be held in April. If you have questions or are interested in donating to the Online Auction, contact auction co-chairs, Camille Rogers, camillerogers@mac.com, or Meredith Stewart, mstewart.tn@gmail.com, with any event tickets, vacation homes, unique experiences or other donation ideas.


The December virtue is GENTLENESS. Our verse this week is from James 3:17, “But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.”



Monday, December 11

Rotation Day LL

Girls Basketball Practice, 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Gym

Boys Basketball Practice, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Tuesday, December 12

Rotation Day O

Coding Club (4th-6th), 7:10 a.m. - 7:55 a.m., Room C104

Service Learning Board Meeting, 7:20 a.m. - 7:55 a.m., Room D104

Prospective Dads Coffee, 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m., Board Room

Girls Basketball vs. Grace Christian Academy, 4 p.m., Gym

Boys Basketball vs. Grace Christian Academy, 5 p.m., Gym


Wednesday, December 13

Rotation Day A

Coding Club (1st-3rd), 7:10 a.m. - 7:55 a.m., Room C104

Advent Service led by Sage 6th-grade cohort, 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., FPC Sanctuary—students should wear their dress uniforms

Girls Basketball Practice, 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Gym

Boys Basketball Practice, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Gym


Thursday, December 14

Rotation Day K

Lower School Muffins ‘N Milk, 8:15 a.m.—Lower School students may wear a Christmas shirt with dress code bottoms.

Girls Basketball vs. Lipscomb Academy, 5 p.m., Lipscomb Academy

Boys Basketball vs. Lipscomb Academy, 6 p.m., Lipscomb Academy


Friday, December 15

Rotation Day H

Lunch Menu
  • December 11 - December 15, 2017


    Ravioli and marinara sauce

    Eggplant Parmesan

    Sautéed squash mix

    Sautéed peppers and onions

    Minestrone soup



    Chef for the Day, Kate McGuire

    Scrambled eggs with cheese

    Waffles with syrup

    Sausage patties


    Vegetarian Frittata

    Oatmeal with raisins and brown sugar



    Slow-roasted beef BBQ

    Vegetable- and bean-stuffed peppers

    Steamed brown rice

    Roasted asparagus

    Butternut squash bisque



    Sage-roasted pork loin

    Hummus lettuce wraps

    Wild rice pilaf

    Balsamic Brussels sprouts

    Roasted red pepper soup



    Spinach and artichoke chicken

    Mixed-vegetable frittata

    Pasta Parmesan with fresh basil

    Steamed peas and carrots

    Lentil soup

    Snickerdoodle cookie


    Lunch Times

    Lower School

    10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


    10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


    First Grade
    11 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.


    Second Grade
    O, A, H, I and LL days
    11:50 a.m. - 12:20 a.m.

    K days
    12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.


    Third Grade
    11:50 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.


    Upper School

    Fourth Grade
    O, A, H, I and LL days
    12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    K days
    11:50 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.


    Fifth and Sixth Grade
    12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.


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