Weekly Ticker - October 1, 2017

Week of October 1, 2017


  • Registration for half-day Explorations is now open! Explorations will be open October 17-19, from 10:45 a.m. - 6 p.m. to accommodate the early dismissal days for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Lunch will be provided. The price to attend is $25 until 4 p.m. and $35 until 6 p.m. each day. Please reserve a spot by Wednesday, October 11, to receive this rate. Otherwise the price will be an additional $10. All reservations are final. Due to staffing and lunch/snack preparations we are unable to offer refunds for canceled or altered reservations. To make a reservation for half-day Explorations, please click HERE.


  • Calling all OHS Dads! Beginning THIS Friday, October 6, the Parents Association will host the OHS Dads monthly coffee in the board room, changing locations from the dining hall. The board room is located just off the Rotunda. As a reminder, OHS Dads begins at 7:30 a.m. and is a time for dads within our community to gather and get to know one another. At 8 a.m., dads can then move outside to enjoy Flag Raising with our children and the greater OHS community. What a wonderful way to begin your Friday and weekend. We hope to see many dads this Friday!


  • If you are a current family considering OHS Kindergarten or PreK for a younger sibling, it’s time to apply! This applies to children who are currently enrolled in preschool programs other than OHS PreK. Please take time to apply now by clicking HERE


  • Coding Club begins this week. Students in first through third grade are invited to participate in Coding Club every A day, beginning Wednesday, October 4. This Lower School coding club will provide students the opportunity to code and design personal projects, videos and animations using Scratch programming. Students in fourth through sixth grade may attend Coding Club every O day, beginning Tuesday, October 3. In addition to designing personal projects and videos, Upper School students will have the opportunity to explore video game design and learn the basics of HTML, Javascript and Python. Both coding clubs will meet on their assigned days, from 7:10 a.m. - 7:55 a.m., in room C104.


  • Time is running out to sign up for Panther Cubs Dribble Team. Boys and girls in first through fourth grade are invited to participate. Practice begins this Wednesday, October 4. To register, please click HERE. Additional information is available on the link, or email Patrice Elder, athletics director, at elderp@oakhillschool.org.


  • Open gym begins next week for fifth and sixth grade students. Open gym for girls will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., beginning October 9. Open gym for boys will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., beginning October 10. There is no fee to participate. Fifth and sixth graders just need to come and be ready to practice basketball! 


  • Mark your calendars and plan to attend our fall grade-level parent meetings for your child’s grade:
    PreK, October 9, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Kindergarten, October 10, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    First Grade, November 2, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Second Grade, October 26, 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
    Third Grade, October 24, 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
    Fourth Grade, November 7, 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
    Fifth Grade, November 8, 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.



Monday, October 2

Rotation Day LL

Musical Theatre Workshop Principals Rehearsal, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., Auditorium

K - 4th Grade Cross Country Final Meet, 4:30 p.m., Currey Ingram Academy


Tuesday, October 3

Rotation Day O

Mid-term progress reports issued

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

Kindergarten Field Trip, 10:45 a.m. - 1 p.m, Gentry Farm—students should wear their green field trip shirt

5th and 6th Grade Cross Country Practice, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m., Front Lawn

Musical Theatre Workshop Rehearsal, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., Auditorium

PreK Parent Social, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Lauren and Jackson Ross residence


Wednesday, October 4

Rotation Day A

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

Girls Soccer Practice (optional), 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., Upper Soccer Field


Thursday, October 5

Rotation Day K

Moms in Prayer, 7:45 a.m. - 9 a.m., FPC Gathering Place

5th Grade KIPP Kirkpatrick Trip, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., KIPP Kirkpatrick Elementary School—students should wear their green field trip shirt

5th and 6th Grade Cross Country Practice, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m., Front Lawn

Musical Theatre Workshop Rehearsal, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., Choral Hall

Boys Soccer Practice (optional), 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., Upper Soccer Field


Friday, October 6

Rotation Day H

OHS Dads Coffee, 7:30 a.m. - 8 a.m., OHS Board Room


Lunch Menu
  • October 2 - October 6, 2017


    Slow-roasted pulled pork soft tacos

    Chipotle-roasted vegetables

    Steamed corn

    Refried salsa infused with black beans

    Chicken-noodle soup



    Turkey wraps

    Cole slaw

    Potato chips

    Hummus lettuce wrap

    Watermelon gazpacho



    Hot dogs

    Steamed peas and carrots

    Wild rice pilaf

    Portabello onion sautée

    Beef chili



    Ham mac and cheese

    Sautéed spinach

    Steamed green beans

    Pasta primavera

    White bean vegetable soup



    Pasta and meat sauce

    Sugar snap peas

    Steamed and glazed carrots

    Cream of asparagus soup

    Lemon Italian ice


    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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