Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Oak Grove loves Physical Education!

Head on over to the Specials and Enrichment Blog to learn about the fun and exciting activities going on in P.E. in March and April

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Oak Grove Newsletter 4/10

And the last

The final student story on the library page has just been posted. Nick's intense account of a senior in high school who suddenly begins to receive strange messages alluding to a "mission" will keep you guessing until the end!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Two More

Two more stories hit the student pages off the library site. Emma writes about the turmoil in a 5th grade girl's life as everything changes for her, and Carter paints a grim picture of two brothers fighting in Afghanistan who both get injured. Read all about it!

Area Events

Check out our Health Office Blog for information on local health focused events

Monday, April 7, 2014

More skills writes

New to the student pages on the library site are Margaret's story about letters between an American and an Egyptian girl, Jonah's slice of life picture of a bully and the kid he torments, and Wyatt's tale about what happens when a kid who doesn't know he is allergic to raisins accepts a dare to eat a whole pack. Four more stories to follow!

Friday, April 4, 2014

Skills Writing

Read a short but powerful piece written by Zola; a slice of life in war-torn Syria and what it can do to families. This can be found on the right hand side of the library page under Zola's name. All eight students will have their work published in the next week. Keep visiting and checking out the student pages.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Arts Night Scavenger Hunt Answers

Here are the answers you've been looking for! Many thanks to all the families who made Arts Night a huge success and lots of fun!

  1. Name one song that you just heard Oak Grove students sing:
    Charlie Over the Ocean, Let Me Be a Light for Peace, Here Comes the Sun, Can't Buy Me Love, The Hammer Song
  1. Which two grades have art work focused around the Chinese New Year?
    2nd and 3rd grade
  1. What animal and continent is featured in the Fourth Grade's work based on a story written by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees?
    Giraffes and Africa
  1. In order to properly view the Fifth Grade's “Under the Sea” display, you must use these:
    **Bonus** Which colors recede? Which colors advance?
    3D glasses, cool colors recede, warm colors advance
  1. This display uses just the three primary colors and green.
    1 Fish, 2 Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
  1. Which two displays represent Leo Lionni's books?
    Fredrick and Swimmy, 1st grade
  1. What do the displays from Fifth Grade “The Gardener” and Sixth Grade “Birch Trees” have in common?
    Water colors, a part of nature, something that grows
  1. What grade has a display based on Wassily Kandinsky?
  1. Which four displays are based under water?
    grade 1: Swimmy, grade 2: 1 Fish, 2 Fish, Mr. Mckiernan's class: Sea Horses, grade 5: Under the Sea
  1. What did the Sixth Grade use to create a texture piece?

Tuesday, April 1, 2014