Author Archives: McCoy

Field Day T-Shirts and Shorts

Field Day shirts and shorts are for sale.  Order forms are due to Mrs. McCoy by: Friday, April 28th.  Orders can be made online or via the attached form. https://oakland2017.itemorder.com (Online Purchase)        Field Day Order Form (Form Purchase) … Continue reading

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Jeremy Wheeler visits 5th Grade

Jeremy Wheeler from Wavy – 10 News visited 5th Grade to talk about the weather.  Students learned about clouds, tornadoes, and more.

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Skate Night

Come on out to Skate Night on Wednesday, May 10th Smithfield Skating Rink 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Oakland Elementary Skate Night Flyer (click)

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April Newsletter

Read all about it! April Newsletter (click)

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Early Start Shapes and Colors Fair

Early Start students learned about Shapes and Colors with The Oakland Resource Team.  They celebrated shapes in music, art, library, and movement.

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Walk Across America Updates

Log It Updates as of March: Elementary B Schools are in New Mexico – 2,652 Total Miles Elementary A Schools are in Oklahoma – 1,856 Total Miles Middle Schools are in Arkansas – 1,668 Total Miles High Schools are in Louisiana – 1,364 Total … Continue reading

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Vote for the new Wellness Logo

Voting is now open for the SPS Employee Wellness Logo.  Click on the form link below and vote for the best logo.  Voting will close Friday, March 24th at noon.  Thank you to all of our participants.  We have a very … Continue reading

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Career Day was Awesome!

Career Day offers students a chance to see what types of careers are available and to stir their imaginations.

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Kindergarten Registration

KINDERGARTEN Registration for 2017-18 …  Link here for informational brochure on Kindergarten. Kindergarten Registration — from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 NOTE:  After the date above, you can register a kindergarten student at any time.  Call your … Continue reading

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Sugar Smasher

During the month of March, you are challenged to reduce empty calories.  Click on the headline above to open the post for more details.  Once in the post, click on the photo for a downloadable PDF. Sugar Smasher Flyer (click)

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Fine Arts Day

Fine Arts Day was celebrated with special guests and amazing talents in music and art.  Dr. Whitney came and read to 2nd grade as well!

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Dr. Seuss Day

Early Start children enjoyed visits from “Seuss on the Loose”, a take-off from the popular “Elf on the Shelf” character that many families bring out for the holidays.  An anonymous note was delivered to the class that Monday to let the … Continue reading

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Early Start Pre-Screening Apps Available

Submitting this form does NOT guarantee acceptance into the program. Requirements: Child must be Suffolk resident Child must be 4 years of age by Sept. 30, 2017 Early Start Pre-Screen Application (click)

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March Newsletter

Read all about it! March Newsletter (click)

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Great Dismal Swamp

A representative from the Great Dismal Swamp visited with first grade students at Oakland Elementary School and provided the students with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of Science Sol 1.5 Animals. Information about habitats and animal needs and characteristics were presented.  … Continue reading

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Yearbook Sale

Cost: $20.00 Cash or Check (made payable to OES) Year Books will arrive by the end of March. Yearbook Sales Flyer (click)

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Animal Visit

J.B. Rattles came to visit 2nd grade students.  What a great time!

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Battle of the Books

Great Job to our Battle of the Books Team of 5th graders.  They competed against the top teams in Suffolk and Chesapeake.  They were #2 in the Semifinal competition! Thank you to the parents for your help and support!  We … Continue reading

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100th Day of School

Early Start students celebrated 100 days of school by creating super hero capes that had 100 items attached.

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Congrats Mr. B.!!!

We are so proud of our very own Mr. B.  He received a SPS Star Award for his amazing work at Oakland Elementary!

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