Maria Dismondy

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.


What’s Happening at Oakman This Week?

March 4th, 2019 

It is officially the first week of READING MONTH. Our theme this year is OCEANS.

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Make sure you are keeping track of all your reading so you can enter to join the Ocean Party

Monday:  Welcome back


Tuesday: Tutoring before and after school. Please use doors 1 and 12 when entering the building

Wednesday: Mystery Reader Day,  1st Grade Field Trip

Thursday:  Parent Meeting at 9:00 am in the Cafeteria


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R.O.A.R. Announcements

Monday’s Word of the Day…FRIGID. Frigid means very cold in temperature. What do you do when it’s frigid outside? 

Tuesday’s Did you know? The average American generates more than four pounds of garbage each day. 

Wednesday’s Thought of the Day: If we give happiness to others we will end up happy. 

Thursday’s Act of Kindness: goes to Samir Houmani from Miss. Mosed’s class. Samir helped a friend get over her fear of getting on the elevator by joining her. 

Friday’s Joke of the Day: Why did the girl bring lipstick to school? She had a make-up exam!

Oakman Chess Team

This week, our chess team competed against Miller Elementary. We are proud of the problem solving skills and sportsmanship that they displayed. Congratulations to Oakman’s chess team on a great WIN!

Afnan Hassan and Jibreel Jadallah focused.

Habib Baydoun and Samir Houmani focused on making their next move.

Musad Omar focused.

Students waiting for their turn.


What’s Happening at Oakman this Week?

Can you believe that February is almost over? As we prepare for March, we are looking forward to READING MONTH. This year our theme will be OCEANS! You may have noticed that some of the classroom doors are getting a makeover in preparation for March is Reading Month. Stay tuned for more information about reading events, contests and fun!

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What’s Happening at Oakman this Week?

WIDA testing continues


Healthy Living Program for 3rd and 4th grade


Morning and afternoon tutoring. Please use doors 1 and 12 to enter in the morning


The Secret World of Robots Assembly

Morning and afternoon tutoring. Please use doors 1 and 12 to enter in the morning


Field Trip to Detroit Symphony Orchestra for select students (3-5)

Morning and afternoon tutoring. Please use doors 1 and 12 to enter in the morning


March is Reading Month Kickoff Assembly

Have a wonderful week!

R.O.A.R Announcements

Tuesday’s Did you know? At any moment, clouds cover 60% of the Earth. 

Wednesday’s Thought of the Day: “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.” -Audrey Hepburn 

Thursday’s Act of Kindness…Ali Assaf from Miss. Hoffman’s class helped his classmate in the hallway by carrying his books. Also, Beyan Ashaweh and Reham Albadani from Mrs. Mehrhof’s class made a craft for a friend.

Friday’s Jokes of the day: Why did the teacher wear sunglasses? His class was so bright! Why did the computer teacher keep a spider in her classroom? Because it was so good at making websites.

Thank you Mr. Khodr Farhat

Thank you Mr. Khodr Farhat for coming to Oakman and sharing your story with us!

The message we walked away with was anyone can reach their goals and we shouldn’t let our challenges come in the way of our goals!

Y5 students taking picture with Khodr Farhat

Khodr Farhat talking to Y5 about their goals

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4th and 5th graders taking a picture with Mr. Khodr Farhat

2nd and 3rd graders with Mr. Khodr Farhat

Mr. Khodr Farhat showing students his folding cane.

Nominate Your Teacher for TEACHER OF THE YEAR CONTEST

Oakman students, it’s time to nominate your AWESOME TEACHERS for the Alberta Muirhead Teacher of the Year Students’ Choice Award!

Say THANK YOU to your teachers and show them how much you appreciate their hard work and dedication!

Oakman parents, you can help your child by submitting the attached form. Complete this together and plan to attend the ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019, 4:15 p.m to congratulate your teacher in person.