May
30

Time to Order School Supplies ONLINE (Now and Throughout the Summer)


Customize and Order

2018-19 School Supplies Online 

Parents, 

We are happy to announce that we have chosen to sell prepackaged school supplies for the next year (2018-19) through School Tool Box.  Place your order online, and it will be delivered DIRECTLY TO YOUR HOME ADDRESS.

You will also have the option to CUSTOMIZE your order by adding or removing  items from the teacher -approved list.  Already have a headphones, a ruler, or scissors?  Remove them.   Need an additional box of crayons for home or supplies for siblings?  Add them.  It’s that simple!

And EACH BOX SOLD = ONE CHILD FED. Every School Tool Box sold will provide one meal to a starving child through Feed My Starving Children.   

In addition, for every box sold, your OES PTA will receive money back from School Tool Box.

and throughout the summer!

(Please allow 10 days for processing)

May
25

Important Girls on the Run Message

Dear OES Families,

As GOTR Chair (and past head coach), I have loved every minute of working with our school’s GOTR program over the last four years.  My daughter is heading off to middle school this fall. and we are in need of a new Chair for this important program.

Chairs for this Truly Important Program

If you have an interest in serving as GOTR Chair or a Co-Chair with someone else, Audra Hobler or I can answer any questions. Audra will continue to be at OES this next school year.  To contact Audra Hoebler, CLICK HERE.  To contact me, Lucy Nichols, CLICK HERE.

If you have a daughter who is interested in the GOTR program or who has been enjoying the program, please consider signing up to be our Chair or co-Chairs!

Exciting News About our GOTR Coaches 

Also, I have just received truly WONDERFUL news about our coaching leadership for upcoming school year. Bridgette Joskow and Shana Schnaue will be serving as our GOTR team’s co-head coaches next year!!!   It is going to be a fabulous year!

Always Looking for New Volunteers

We certainly welcome new volunteers who are interested in coaching alongside our veteran coaches too!  If you are interested in being an assistant coach, please let Bridgette Joskow or Shana Schnaueknow.

New GOTR Format – Important Change

The GOTR format will be changing as well. OES will be offering one season of GOTR during the school year rather than two seasons as has been offered in previous years.  GOTR will be offered during the Spring Season only. More information will be available as we get closer to that time.

Where to Find More Information

If you do not know much about GOTR or would like to know more, we urge you to check out http://www.gotrnova.org.   Their mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Please Consider Getting Involved

It does take volunteers to run such a great program at OES.  We would hate for this program to go by the wayside; it truly is exceptional. I appreciate your consideration to volunteer some of your time for this wonderful program. Thank you and best wishes for a wonderful school year this Fall!

Lucy Nichols

May
06

Interested in Cub Scouts (Boys and Girls)?

Future Cub Scouts,
If you are interested in becoming friends with a great group of boys and girls who participate in monthly adventures and learn life skills, think about joining Pack 1139. As the school year winds down we seek to get new scouts involved with our summer activities.  We are building age-based dens and want to add you to our pack.
Our pack has been been serving in Vienna for over 55 years and would be glad to include your family in our fun-filled program. 
 
Check out our website at www.pack1139.org (OR CLICK HERE) or send us an email at info@pack1139.org
Q: How are girls going to be incorporated in your pack?

A: Girls will have separate dens by age group and then participate in all pack activities with the entire group.  See more at the BSA website: www.scouting.org/familyscouting

Q: What is the time commitment
A: One hour a week. 1 hr. Den meetings with boys in your age group every 2 weeks. 1hr. Pack meetings monthly with 50+ boys and a 1hr monthly group outing. 
Q: How much does it cost
A: $125 annual dues plus popcorn fundraising commitment. All  activities / supplies / awards are included for the entire year. 
Q: Do you go camping?  
A: We have two family camping opportunities in the fall and spring and also send groups to overnight summer camps. 
Q: Are siblings welcome?  
A: Cub Scouts is family oriented and we make our activities family friendly. 
We look forward for to hearing from you!
-John Waterston
Cubmaster, Pack 1139

Apr
27

Summer Camp for Girls: Camp Imagination

Feb
23

Middle School DECISION

As was expected, the School Board voted last night to approve the boundary change for Oakton ES and all of our 6th graders will now matriculate to Thoreau Middle School.  Level IV students in the Advanced Academics Program will continue to have the choice between their base school (Thoreau) and the Advanced Academics Program Center (Jackson MS).

Today (Friday, Feb. 23rd), all 6th graders will be bringing home course selection sheets for Thoreau MS.  You can find specific information regarding courses on Thoreau’s school website: CLICK HERE.

Level IV students will also be bringing home the course selection sheet and course booklet for Jackson MS.

All course selection sheets are due to Mrs. Schnaue by  Monday, March 5.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions, cgkelley1@fcps.edu.

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