Talent Show Auditions

Are you ready to audition for our Talent Show?

We are looking for students who want to showcase their talent. If you are interested in auditioning, you will need to pick up a form from Mrs. Chehab or Mrs. Dakhlallah and bring it completed next FRIDAY the 16th after school. You will have until then to think about what you want to present and start practicing. Your presentation needs to be original (different to last year). We are also looking for new students, so if you have not auditioned before, now is the time to consider showing off your talent.

Some ideas you may want to consider are: Singing,Dancing, Sport, Magic, Playing and Instrument, Acting Skit,  Martial Arts, Gymnastics, Ballet, Tap Dancing.

Guest Reader Andrew Humphrey

Thank you to our guest reader, Meteorologist Andrew Humphrey from channel 4. Our 3rd graders were captivated by your reading and informative stories about your life and job.

Andrew Humphrey talking to 3rd graders

3rd graders asking questions

3rd graders holding up a banner and posing with Mr. Humphrey, Ms. Bazzi and Mr. Abu-Rus

Mr. Humphrey reading to students

Mr. Humphrey reading to students



Mr. Abu-Rus awarding Mr. Humphrey for visiting our school

3rd graders posing with Mr. Humphrey

Jump Rope for Heart Celebration

Today we celebrated our student’s fundraising success. Students who raised the largest amount of money were able to choose a teacher to silly string. Thank you to all our wonderful students and teachers for your participation in this celebration.

Mr. Abu Rus is ready to be silly stringed

Silly string on Mr. AbuRus

Ms. Earle and Ms. Essian being sprayed by students

Mrs. Gartha getting sprayed by student

Mrs. Merhrof getting sprayed

Mrs. Merhrof and Ms. Younce getting sprayed on stage

Ms. Peterson and Mrs. Patterson getting sprayed by students


Mrs. Fowler and Mrs. Gartha getting sprayed

Ms. Younce having fun


Mrs. McMahon and Mrs. Dakhlallah enjoying the celebration

Jump Rope for Heart

Oakman students raised $1,473.65 during Jump Rope for Heart ! All Oakman students should be so proud of this great accomplishment and in raising awareness of the importance of being healthy and active.
Today students competed against their grade mates in some healthy jump roping and the outcome was not only great health but a lot of FUN!


Young 5s and Kindergarten students jump roping

Student jumping while audience cheers her on

Cheering audience


Students jumping and competing


5th grader joins in the fun

Young students jumping and being healthy

Each student jumping with their own rope

Down to the last 2 students still jumping

Students using a longer rope and jumping in teams

Jumping in teams

Teachers get ready to compete in jumping

Teachers listen to directions and rules to the competition

Students cheer as teachers jump rope

More teachers jumping

Teachers jump rope while students cheer

Last two teachers still jumping





Nominate your Favorite OakmanTeacher

It’s time for students to nominate their favorite Dearborn Public Schools teacher for the 2018 Alberta Muirhead Teacher of the Year Students’ Choice Award. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm so get to work and think about all the great things your teacher does everyday.

You can nominate your favorite teacher by completing an online registration form HERE or download a form and turn it in HERE.



What’s Happening This Week?

Greetings Oakman Families,

We hope you all enjoyed the surprise SNOW DAY on Friday and had a great weekend. This week marks the first full week of March’s Reading Month so be sure to continue reading and completing your logs.

This week at Oakman:


Monday: Jump Rope for Heart Assembly in the afternoon

Tuesday: 3rd grade weather assembly with Andrew Humphrey from Channel 4

Wednesday: Super Hero math assembly in the afternoon

One eyed Minion loves to read


Reading Month Kickoff

Our “Minion Reasons to Read” assembly informed us all on what to expect during the month of March (reading month).

Be sure to get your reading and reading log completed so you can join the Minion party at the end of the month.

Minion themed presentation with minion toy on stage

PTA Founders Day

The Dearborn PTA Founder’s Day Dinner highlights the great work and collaborations between our families, staff and students.

Thank you to our wonderful PTA and all our Oakman families for everything you do for our students and school.

Congratulations to Mrs. Mcmahon and Mrs. Puente and thank you for all you do!

Awesome Oakman PTA leaders

Brainstormers Assembly Today

What a blast it was today! Oakman students were inspired by brainstorming ideas for writing. Students creatively came up with ideas for writing and then watched as they came to life!

Oakman students: Start working on your writing homework and have it ready for the next assembly on April 11th

Three Oakman students act out story with actors

Audience watches actors and students act out a story

Audience watches as 4th grader sits in author chair and actors act out his story.

More excitement and bringing stories to life as audience watches.

4th grader sits in author chair as he is questioned about the details of his story.

Plan for writing an opinion piece.

Close up of plan for opinion writing.

Oakman students captivated by the performers.

Actor/ presenter entertains students.

Three Oakman students wait to participate in the writing process.

Student chosen from the audience to participate in the assembly.

Presenter questioning students in the audience.

Opinion writing plan being presented by actor.

Presenters captivating the student’s attention with fun costumes and pitches.