Reminders: Late Start Tomorrow and Bake Sale

Dear Parents,
Just a reminder that this Wednesday, February 2nd is a late start. School begins at 9:35am and there is no school for Kindergarten.

Our monthly bake sale is this Thursday, February 3rd. It will be during lunch and after school. Please send in your donations of CUPCAKES, COOKIES, Juice boxes, and baked goods. Thank-you for your generosity. Please put your child’s name on it. Every child that donates will get a token from the PTA.

ESL Classes to begin 1-24-11 at Oakman School

Oakman School Offers English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes for Oakman Parents!

Would you like to improve your skills in speaking, reading, writing, listening and numeracy?
Would you like to prepare for your citizenship test?
Would you like to help your children with their school work?
Would you like to practice your English using Rosetta Stone or English Discoveries on a computer once a week?

Oakman parents will soon have the opportunity to enroll in an English class. Adult ESL classes are held Monday through Friday at Oakman School beginning Monday, January 24 and ending Friday, April 15, 2011. You must call 313-827-1900 anytime after January 2, 2011 to make an appointment to register. Registration is held at Parkside Church located at 17200 W. Outer Drive (between Ford Rd. and Warren – see #27 on the map below). Registration will be held Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Register early to get a seat in the class because ESL classes fill up quickly! The cost of registration is $20 due at the time of registration. You can pay by cash or credit card; we do not accept personal checks. Class placement will be based on the results of the assessments done at registration. Registration will take approximately 2 hours. Please do not bring children with you or another appointment will have to be scheduled. Students enrolling in Adult Education classes must be 20 years or older as of September 1, 2010 and must not be currently enrolled in a high school. ESL students under 20 years are eligible if they have a GED or a high school diploma. All students must provide their Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) and one of the following:

– Driver’s License – State ID
– Birth Certificate – Passport

The following classes are being offered at Oakman:

8:30 – 10:30 High Beginning/ Low Intermediate ESL
10:30 – 12:30 Literacy and Low Beginning ESL
1:00 – 3:00 High Intermediate/Advanced ESL