Weekly Ticker - May 13, 2018

Week of May 13, 2018


  • Field Day is this Friday, May 18. Oaks or Acorns team T-shirts are required for students in 3rd-6th grade.  (Do you know where your Field Day T-shirt is?) The Field Day T-shirt is optional for students in Kindergarten-2nd grade. To view all T-shirts, please click HERE. The T-shirts are the same as in previous years. The cost of each shirt is $7. If you’d like to order, click on the appropriate order form for your child, Kindergarten-2nd grade T-shirt or 3rd-6th grade T-shirt, and return the completed form with payment to the school office no later than Friday, May 18. Questions? Please contact Missy Goodman, goodmanm@oakhillschool.org.



  • Students will be dismissed at noon (PreK at 11:45 a.m.), following Field Day activities. All students will return to their classrooms at the conclusion of the event. You may sign out your child in his or her classroom or proceed to regular dismissal. Dismissal will be from South Porch only. Buses will depart the school at 12:15 p.m.


  • Wednesday, May 16, is the deadline to register for half-day Explorations to accommodate for early dismissal following Field Day. Registration to attend Explorations on this day is required. To register, please click HERE


  • The final day of Explorations for the school year is Tuesday, May 22. Thank you for your support of the Explorations program this year!


  • There is still time to donate gently used or new children’s books to the Service Learning Board’s book drive. All books will be donated to two of our partner organizations, KIPP Kirkpatrick and the Martha O’Bryan Center. If 2000 books are collected, Mrs. Boon will dress up as a squirrel, as requested by the students! The last day to donate is this Wednesday, May 16.


  • If your child is interested in joining the Service Learning Board, applications are now being accepted for the 2018-19 school year. Rising third- through sixth-grade students may apply. SLB meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month. Applicants must ask for a teacher recommendation. Please click HERE to download the SLB application. All applications must be received by Monday, May 21. Questions? Please contact Adele Holloway, hollowaya@oakhillschool.org.


  • Tomorrow is the last day to order your child’s required summer reading title from Parnassus Books. Kenny & the Dragon by Tony DiTerlizzi has been selected for the all Lower School summer read, and The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer has been selected for the all Upper School read. To place an order, click HERE to print the order form. Please complete the form and return with payment to your child’s teacher tomorrow. Orders will be delivered, free of charge to OHS on Friday, May 18.


  • Reminder, the retirement celebration in honor of Judy Holland and Barbara Sanders is this Tuesday, May 15, 7 a.m. - 8 a.m., in the OHS library. We hope you will attend and help us celebrate two of our beloved teachers and their years of contributions to our cherished school.


  • If your child is interested in participating in fall sports at Oak Hill next school year, please click HERE to complete and submit an electronic interest form. You will be placed on the email list for the selected sports teams in order to receive further information. Go Panthers!


The May virtue is FAITHFULNESS. Our verse this week is from Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.”



Monday, May 14

Rotation Day H

1st and 6th Grade Buddy Banquet, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., FPC Courtenay Hall—students should wear their dress uniforms

Rising 5th and 6th Grade Spring Football Practice (registration required), 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Front Lawn


Tuesday, May 15

Rotation Day I

Retirement Reception for Mrs. Holland and Mrs. Sanders, 7 a.m. - 8 a.m., Library

PA Board Meeting, 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Board Room

Rising 5th and 6th Grade Spring Football Practice (registration required), 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Front Lawn


Wednesday, May 16

Rotation Day LL


Thursday, May 17

Rotation Day O

Rising 5th and 6th Grade Spring Football Practice (registration required), 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Front Lawn


Friday, May 18

Rotation Day A

Field Day, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Early Dismissal, 12 p.m. (PreK only at 11:45 a.m.)—all students will be dismissed at South Porch

Lunch Menu
  • May 14 - 18, 2018


    Baked chicken tenders

    Vegetable-stuffed tomato

    Steamed broccoli

    tater tots

    Corn chowder




    Cheese or vegetable pizza

    Steamed broccoli

    Honey-glazed carrots

    Minestrone soup 




    Baked salmon with teriyaki

    Roasted-vegetable wrap

    Roasted cauliflower with garlic parsley

    Mixed-quinoa pilaf

    Tomato-lime soup



    Baked chicken breast with lemon caper sauce

    Adobe-roasted vegetables

    Steamed green beans

    Mashed potatoes

    Roasted red pepper bisque



    Early dismissal

    Lunch for Explorations attendees only


    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
    12:40 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.


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