Author Archives: McCoy

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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A Mad Scientist Visited 5th Grade

A Mad Scientist visited 5th grade this week and taught the students about solutions and compounds.

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February Newsletter

Read all about it! February Newsletter (click)

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How to View Report Cards

Parents/Guardians may view the current report card in Home Access Center (HAC) which is accessible from the Suffolk Public Schools’ and building websites. All guardians have access to academic performance in HAC with an account that was created by the … Continue reading

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2nd Grade China Day

2nd Grade students celebrated China Day with a New Year parade around the building, lantern making, music, stories, and games.

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3rd Grade Students Animal Adaptations Project

3rd Grade Students created “new” animals with adaptations.

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Make-Up Dates

The approved schedule below will allow students to make up lost instructional time due to snow days January 9 – 11, 2017.  The approved 2016-17 calendar indicates that President’s Day (Feb. 20) and the March 15th Teacher Work Day, (an early … Continue reading

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January Newsletter

January Newsletter (click)

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Title I School Compact Letters

Oakland receives school-wide Title I services.  Forms will be sent home this week to every student, ES-5th grade, to notify parents of our Family Engagement Policy & Home and School Compact.  Regardless of whether your child currently receive services, every … Continue reading

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Environmental Engineering

Students in 4th and 5th Grade learned about Environmental Engineering through hands on work projects and models.

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Congrats!

Congrats to to the Following Staff Members!! Ms. Griffith – Oakland Teacher of the Year Mrs. Phillips Oakland Reading Teacher of the Year

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December Newsletter

Checkout what is happening in December at Oakland! December Newsletter (click)

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Jump Start Math

4th and 5th Grade students participated in Jump Start Math via The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.  Students used kinesthetic play to solve math facts.

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Colonial Day

4th Grade enjoyed Stone Soup, Colonial Games, dancing, and paper making as they learned about Colonial times via kinesthetic activity.

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Pie in the Face for United Way

Students raised money for the United Way and had the chance to Pie their Teacher.

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