This Week at Oakman School 12-5 to 12-9, 2011

Here is a glimpse into this week’s events at our school.                                                

 Monday: “CAN THE PRINCIPAL”  begins. This year our goal to beat is 1845 items.  Each child is asked to donate 5 items  for the needy such as boxed foods and canned goods. Please make sure it is non-persihable. The class that collects the most cans will win a pizza and pop party with Mr. Awada. Whose class will can him this year?  Also, please buy one set of  hats or mittens for our tree. These will be donated to those less fortunate than we are.

Tuesday: Tutoring program will begin today after school. It will run every Tues, Wed. and Thurs. of each week till 4:30.

Wednesday: Late Start, no school for kindergarteners. School store after school. Chinese class.

Thursday: 4th grade goes to Lansing to see the Capital. Students must be here by 7:30 am to catch the bus. If you have any questions please ask Ms. Earle or Ms. Bazzi.

Friday: Have a great weekend!





How to Read Your Child’s Report Card Parent Meeting-Tomorrow 12-1-11


Please make sure your child is dressed in a warm winter coat, hat, mittens and gloves. Cold Man Winter has arrived.





Hello Parents,                                                                                                                                               

Now that Parent/Teacher Conferences are over and you have your child’s report card in your hand you may be wondering what it all means. Please join Oakman teachers and our guest speaker from Administrative Services, Mrs. Intissar Harajli tomorrow, Thursday Decomeber 1st at 8:50 am in the CAFETERIA. We will discuss how to increase your child’s academic success as a result of better understanding his/her report card. Translated report cards for each grade level in Arabic will be available. Don’t miss this great opportunity for parents to come together.  See you there!

الاهل الاعزاء، 

نود دعوتكم الى اجتماع نهار الخميس الواقع في الاول من كانون الاول/ديسمبر الساعة 8:50 دقيقة في قاعة الطعام في مدرسة اوكمن للتعرف بصورة اوضح على قراءة اوراق العلامات/الشهادات حيث ستقوم السيدة انتصار حراجلى بتقديم شرح مفصل عن محتويات اوراق العلامات وعن كيفية تحسين اداء اولادنا الاكاديمي كنتيجة لفهمنا توقعات المدرسة من الطلاب.  سوف نقدم لكم نسخة مترجمة الى اللغة العربية.  نأمل حضوركم نهار الخميس. 




This Week’s Events 11-28 to 12-2

Hello Parents,
We are getting ready for a very busy December, but first let’s see how the rest of this week will go.

Tuesday: Parent Teacher Conferences 4-7pm. Please be prompt for your  appointment and use your alloted time only.
Recycling Day

Wednesday: Parent Teacher Conferences 4-7pm. 

School Store
Picture Retake Day: You must return all original photos in their package.

Thursday: Parent Meeting in the cafeteria @ 8:50am. “How to Read Your Child’s Report Card.”

Friday: Popcorn Sale

Next week we will begin our annual “Can the Principal” event.  Children are asked to bring in non-perishable food items. Each year we surpasss the previous  by collecting the most amount of goods and are recognized for having the highest percentage in particpation for a small school throughout the district. Our goal to beat this year is 1845 items! They will go to needy seniors and families. Once again, the class that collects the most items will be awarded a pizza and pop party. Also, our Mitten Tree will be waiting to be dressed in hats and gloves for those in need. Please send one new pair with your child soon. Each child that donates a warm item to wear (new) will get a treat from Ms. Dakroub.

Please do not send cereal box labels to the school anymore. We have no use for them. We are asking for box tops. They look like the picture below and can be found on most cereal boxes. Also send cell phones and printer ink cartridges. We recycle these items for $. You know you have them. Save them in a bag and send when it is full.

Thank you for all your support. It is greatly appreciated.

PTA MOVIE NIGHT Friday Nov. 18th @ 4pm


It’s that time of the year again and the PTA is
having their annual MOVIE NIGHT. Enter from door #12 only. All other doors will be locked.

Where: the gym
When: Friday, November 18th
Time: 4-6pm
Cost at Door: $2.00 including entrance fee and one bag of popcorn.
Juice, PIZZA, candy and more popcorn is available for sale

نرجوا الأنتباه لقد جاء الوقت مره ثانيه لأقامة
العرض السينمائي السنوي لمدرسة اوكمان الابتدائيه
“سوف يتم العرض يوم الجمعه الموافق في 18 تشرين الثاني
من الساعه 4:00 وحتى 6:00 في قاعة الملعب الرياضى
الكلفة: دولارين فقط .


    Movie Night Bake Sale

 BAKE SALE 11-17-11

Please send in your muffins, cookies, donuts, cupcakes, cookies, juice boxes and baked goods for this Thursday, Novemeber 17th.  Put your child’s name on it so they can get a toy from the PTA Treasure Chest.   These goodies will be sold on Thursday at lunch and at the PTA Movie Night Event on Friday. We need a lot of yummy cupcakes and cookies. Thank you!


This week at Oakman School 11-14 to11-18

Monday: Half day for students. Children are dismissed at 11:45am.
9am – Bucketfiller Assembly in the gym. If your child is a Bucketfiller, come and watch. Also, you can purchase the movie created by Ms. Abdulla called “You Have the Power” for $5. Many of our students starred in it. Was your child one of them?

Tuesday: Recycling Day at Oakman School. PLEASE SEND OLD CELL PHONES AND SMALL INK CARTRIDGES TO MS. DAKROUB. All students who bring her one get a treat.

Wednesday: Late Start. School begins at 9:35am. Breakfast is served at 9am. NO SCHOOL FOR KINDERGARTENERS.
School store after school.
Mandarin Chinese program begins. 3:40- 4:30.

Thursday: 4th grade parent meeting in the classroom @ 8:50am.

Bake Sale. Send your goodies for a special treat from the Treasure Chest. Bake sale at lunchtime on Thursday and afterschool on Friday at the PTA Movie Event.

Friday: PTA Movie Night 4-6pm. Entrance fee of $2 includes movie and a bag of popcorn. Come hungry to eat pizza and baked goodies. All students must exit the building and re-enter from door #12.