The Garden Fair hosted by the Nutrtion and Wllness Committee and supported by the Dekalb County Board of Health and Georgia Organics was a lot of fun. Nearly 200 people took plants and seeds for their home gardens. Here is an attachment with a list of local gardening resources for those who didn't pick up the handout.
Also, open the Sign Up Genius link below for an inviation to sing up to adopt the Oak Grove Gardens this summer. You and your family can take a week to care for the gardens and harvest whatever is ready. There will be beans, potatoes, peas, squash, tomatoes, basil and watermelon if the bugs stay away!
Students in grades 1 through 5 will soon begin a new "Math Stars" worksheet. Oak Grove PTA has been granted instructional use permission from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for these worksheets. These worksheets are designed to offer additional challenge outside the classroom setting and reinforce problem-solving strategies. For your convenience, direct links are posted below.
Please refer to the introduction packet below for all necessary directions. Please note that we will require participation in at least 5 out of 7 sessions this year for end of year recognition. The next deadline is March 8th.
An extracurricular reading program for grades 3-5 that encourages cultural literacy and appreciation of literature. Program requires children to read a wide range of genres and complete multiple choice tests. See documents below for information about Literary Guild and the reading lists. Questions or additional information, please contact Marcy McKean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oak Grove Track Club * Running * Reaching Goals * Sportsmanship* Fun The Oak Grove Track Club's main activity is distance running and walking. Students participate in a healthy activity with friends and classmates!
Look for Registration forms in your child's Communicator Open to Oak Grove students in 2nd-5th only
Meets Friday afternoons 2:30-3:40 p.m. Fall Season - September 30th - December; Spring Season - March-May
Oak Grove is committed to improving conditions for students and parents to walk to school. Safe Routes to School sponsors Walk to School Wednesdays. Please see the attached document for information about the program.
Healthy Heroes Session 3 begins Monday, March 12th and runs through Friday, March 23rd. Students will learn about the importance of eating fresh fruits, and vegetables and how to plant a garden. Session 3 prizes include free passes to Glow Galazy, and the class prize is a class dance lesson by Dance 101! Be sure to hand in worksheets to teachers by March 23rd for a chance to win!
Don't miss the newly designed cafeteria bulletin board featuring Oak Grove Healthy Heroes projects!
Healthy Heroes is an enrichment program developed by the Nutrition and Wellness Committee. The goal of Healthy Heroes is to promote healthy bodies and healthy minds through student enrichment activities, emphasizing the importance of proper nutrition and physical activity for a healthy lifestyle.
Parents are encouraged to participate with their children, as the younger grades may need assistance and the activities will be appropriate and informative for the entire family!