Guest Readers

What a great month Oakman has had!!

We were fortunate for the many guest readers who visited throughout the month. Our students had the opportunity to listen to stories, ask questions and get inspired by the successful paths others have taken.

Thank you to all our guest readers during reading month. This includes our visitors, parents, teachers and students. Keep reading!!!

Judge Gene Hunt with Oakman 1st grade students

U.S. Custom Officer, Mr. Ali Bazzi presented with award from Mr. Abu-Rus and 3rd grade students.

Mr. Bazzi talking to students

Mr. Bazzi talking to students

Wayne County Commissioner Gary Woronchak shaking hands with Mr. Abu-Rus

Wayne County Commissioner Gary Woronchak shaking hands with Mr. Abu-Rus

Wayne County Commissioner Gary Woronchak,  Mr. Abu-Rus and students

Wayne County Commissioner Gary Woronchak, Mr. Abu-Rus and students

Minion Reading Logs

Tomorrow is the last day to return your Minion Reading logs for Reading Month. Be sure to turn them in to your teacher completed with the reading and times you have completed. Tomorrow the top 2 in each class will be announced. Tickets for Thursday’s Minion Party will also be distributed.


Celebrating Oakman Students

“Congratulations Oakman Students” on large display

Ms. Earle’s 2nd grade

Mrs. Patterson’s 1st/2nd grade


Ms. Peterson’s 1st grade


Ms. Younce’s 1st grade


Mrs. Mehrhof’s Young 5s

Thank you to our wonderful parents and supporters

Ms. Bazzi’s 3rd grade


Mrs. Awada’s 3rd Grade

Mrs. Mosed’s 4th/5th grade


Ms. Habhab’s 5th grade

Mrs. Gartha’s 5th Grade

Celebration Assembly Today

Join us in celebrating our students today in the gym.

Grades 3-5 will be celebrated from 1:30-2:15.

Grades PreK-2 will be celebrated from 2:20-3:15.

We will be celebrating Honor Roll, Most Improved, Bucket fillers and Oakman Mathematicians! If your child is being awarded, please join us!


Raffle Basket Winners

Oakman’s Ecology Club raffled off beautiful themed baskets filled with fun toys, books and food. This collaborative effort by students, staff and families will result in a bike rack for our school. Way to go Oakman!!

Bayanne with her winning basket

Fatima proudly displaying her basket

Malak with her board game basket

Hussein carrying the basket he won

Bingo for Books Fun!

Thank you to all the students, families and staff for a successful and fun evening. We gave away many great books and loved the excitement the students expressed for the books and reading. Thank you also to the PTA for helping make this event a success.

Students playing bingo in the gym

Students playing bingo, while the Easter bunny hopped around and took photos

Wonderful Oakman staff running the event

PTA parents selling goodies to the students

Mr. Abu Rus and Easter Bunny

Young students with Easter bunny and books


What’s Happening this Week?

Monday: Bingo for Books 4:30 – 5:30 pm, Guest reader: Wayne County Commissioner Gary Woronchak

Tuesday: Steps to Success Celebration Assembly
Wednesday: Basketball Jones Assembly, Guest reader: Judge Gene Hunt
Thursday: End of Reading Month Minion Party, Last day of school before Spring break
Friday: Spring Break from March 30 to April 8th

Join Us for Bingo for Books

Come One, Come All !

Oakman School will be holding a family event on Monday 3/26/2018. Bingo for Books is a great fun activity for all members of the family, and a nice way to finish up our activities for March’s Reading Month. We hope you will able to join us and share the fun!

What:  Bingo for Books

  • Free books will be awarded to bingo winners.
  • Raffle tickets ( $1 each) for gift cards.
  • Our PTA will also be selling goods and snacks in the cafeteria.

When: Monday, March 26th

               4:30 – 5:30 pm

Where: Oakman School Cafeteria

Guest Readers this Week

Aren’t we so lucky at Oakman? This week we had a constant flow of guest readers. We thank you all for your support and for advocating for our students. We had Nadra Lamberti, the director of Cotter Preschool, State Representative Sylvia Santana, Fordson Athlete Readers


State Representative Sylvia Santana with Mr. Abu-Rus and students in the media center

State Representative Sylvia Santana with Mr. Abu-Rus and students after reading in the media center

State Representative Sylvia Santana reading to our students

Fordson students reading to Kindergarten

Fordson students reading to Oakman students

Fordson athlete readers with 4th graders

Fordson athlete readers reading to 3rd graders

Nadra Lamberti reading to our young 5 students

Mrs. Lamberti posing with y5 students