Monday’s Word of the Day is determination. Determination means wanting to do something really badly and not giving up.
Tuesday’s Did you know? The money we raise for Pennies for Patients will help fund research? In medicine, research means the careful study of a disease with the goal of finding a cure.
Wednesday’s Thought of the Day: Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” -John F. Kennedy
Thursday’s random act of the kindness: goes to Gamilah from Miss. Hespen’s class. Gamilah wrote encouraging notes to 5th graders. She wished them luck on MTSEP testing.
Friday’s Joke of the Day: What school contest did the skunk win? The smelling bee.
Oakman Gear for Sale!
We are selling Oakman short sleeve shirts (cotton or performance). Our new shirts will have the Students First logo! You can choose the color you would like your shirt. Pick from green, red, pink, black, blue, navy, maroon.
We are also selling Oakman hats!
Due date is Thursday April, 18th!
By: The Ecology Club
Thank you so much! The Ecology Club and the generous Oakman students managed to remove 50 pounds of trash from the oceans by raising $1000 to purchase fifty 4 Ocean bracelets! What an impact you made on our world! Thank you!
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Monday’s Word of the Day is spectacular. Spectacular means beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way. The view was spectacular!
Tuesday’s Did you know? Today is National let’s laugh day. Studies have shown that laughter may boost your immune system, relieve tension and help you relax.
Wednesday’s Thought of the Day: One kind word can change someone’s entire day.
Thursday’s random act of the kindness: goes to Abeer Saleh from Ms. Elward’s class. Abeer picked up a jacket off the floor and hung it. Also, Nafaa Taher helped keep the gym clean after the concert.
Friday’s Joke of the Day: Why did the student have a flashlight in his lunch box? He wanted a light snack!
Monday’s Word of the Day is Daylight Saving Time. Daylight Saving Time is turning the clock ahead as warmer weather approaches and back as it becomes colder again so people will have one more hour of daylight in the afternoon or evening during the warmer season of the year.
Tuesday’s Did you know? Thursday is pi day. Not the pie we eat. Thursday’s date is 3-14. Pi is a number that is just a little bigger than 3.14. It is the number you get if you divide the circumference of any circle by its diameter.
Wednesday’s Thought of the Day: “Do one act of kindness each day of the year, and change 365 lives.” Anthony Williams
Thursday’s random act of kindness goes to Sami Saeed from Ms. Younce’s class. Thank you for helping a friend out!
Friday’s Joke of the Day: Why did the student sit on a ladder in class? She wanted a higher education!
Monday’s Word of the Day…metaphor. Metaphor is a figure of speech that is used to compare 2 things that aren’t alike but do have something in common. Have you heard of ‘Don’t spill the beans?’…It means don’t share a secret. That is an example. Can you think of other examples?
Tuesday’s Did you know? The phrase “A blessing in disguise” means good thing that seems bad at first.
Wednesday’s Thought of the Day: “Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.”
Do you know what the phrase “it’s in the bag” means? It means you are certain. For example: “I’ll reach my goal. It’s in the bag.”
Thursday’s random act of kindness goes to…Mohamed Alawieh from Mrs. Patterson’s class. Mohamed collected the chairs from the gym after an assembly without anyone telling him. Thank you Mohamed!
Friday’s Joke of the Day: Why did the boy eat his homework? His teacher said it was a piece of cake!
We will be having the Author Maria Dismondy visit Oakman during March is Reading Month.
She will be coming on Wednesday, March 13th, 2019. She will be having a book signing!
Dismondy is a children’s book author from Michigan! She’s written Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun, and The Juice Box Bully. She’s had 8 award-winning books. Each one of her books has an empowering message. We are excited to have her come to Oakman!
If you need a copy of the order form please contact Mrs. Dakhlallah.