Ocean Knoll Calendar No better place to learn Monday December 14 – Friday December 18 WEEKLY CALENDAR NOTE FROM THE PRINCIPAL Dear Ocean Knoll Families Robotics Ocean Knoll’s robotics team by byrnetown74


									                                    Ocean Knoll Calendar
                                                 No better place to learn!
                                Monday, December 14 – Friday, December 18

            WEEKLY CALENDAR                                  NOTE FROM THE PRINCIPAL:
        Character Trait: Trustworthiness
                                                       Dear Ocean Knoll Families,
MONDAY, December 14
    OK Exploration Rotations- Grades K & 3rd
                                                       Robotics-Ocean Knoll’s robotics team, Mad Skilled Monkeys,
    Dance Performances
    •  First Performance-9:20-10:00am                  participated in the FLL competition at Legoland on Sunday,
    •  Second Perormance-1:20-2:00pm                   December 6. This is the first OK team to participate in this
                                                       competition. I am happy to announce that they came in 8th place
TUESDAY, December 15                                   out of 52 teams. I wish to take this time to thank the many
                                                       people that assisted the team. Mary Page coordinated the
WEDNESDAY, December 16                                 Robotics program and was one of the parent coaches. Art Page
    OK Exploration Rotations- Grades 1st & 2nd         and Mark Vilicich professional backgrounds helped tremendously
    Music Performances                                 and we thank them for also serving as parent coaches. Lorenzo
    •  First Performance-9:30-10:00am                  Page and Sid Brissey, both SDA Robotics team members, gave of
    •  Second Perormance-1:30-2:00pm                   their time to help mentor the OK team. Lisa Agbebiyi, Milan’s
                                                       grandmother, fed the team members every Tuesday! The awesome
THURSDAY, December 17                                  red team t-shirts were designed and printed by Ernie Alarcon.
    OK Exploration Rotations- Grades 4th-6th
                                                       Thanks to all for the many volunteer hours spent working with the
    Playwright Performances-MPR
                                                       student team and coordinating the program. Lastly, I would like to
    • Papandrea’s Class-10:00-11:00am
    • Butler’s Class-11:25am-12:25pm                   thank Cortez Page for securing funding for the Robotics team by
                                                       being awarded the first student grant from the Encinitas
FRIDAY, December 18                                    Educational Foundation (EEF).
   Winter Break Begins-NO SCHOOL!
                                                       The SDA Robotics team is sponsoring a Lego Robotics Tournament
                                                       for all the local robotics team this Saturday, December 12, 2009
UPCOMING EVENTS:                                       from 11:00 am-3:00pm in the SDA gym. Come and cheer for the
    Dec. 14-ELAC Survey Due                            Mad Skilled Monkeys! Please park in the student parking lot. Hope
    Dec. 18-Jan. 1: Winter Break
                                                       to see you there!
    Jan. 4-Young Author’s Assembly
    Jan. 4-Student Council Meeting
    Jan. 7-OK Family Wellness Program Kick-Off         Kiwanis Club-The Kiwanis Club Book Ahoy Mobile made a visit to
    Jan. 11-Distinguished Dolphin Assembly             Ocean Knoll to donate books for the classrooms. Teachers were
    Jan. 18- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day-No School     able to select up to 15 books. The students love having new books.
    Jan. 28-PTA Association Meeting                    We appreciate their yearly visit! Thank you Kiwanis Club!

                                                       OK Wellness Family Program-Mark your calendars for OK before
        Message from Ocean Knoll PTA                   school Family Wellness Program! This new program is scheduled to
                                                       begin on Thursday, January 7 at 7:45am. Thanks to Mrs. Danica
I would like to say a big THANK YOU to all of the
                                                       Edelbrock, Ocean Knoll parent, we will begin 2010 on the right
families that donated either money or food items for
                                                       track. We invite parents to walk/jog on Monday-Friday before
this year’s Holiday Sharing program. We were able to
purchase turkeys and give fabulous food baskets to
                                                       school. Yoga will be offered before school on Tuesdays and
deserving families in our Ocean Knoll community.       Thursdays in the Multipurpose Room. In addition, there will be
Thank you for your support of this important           monthly parent seminars focusing on health and wellness. Look for
program.                                               the upcoming flyer!
Lisa Lester, PTA VP Programs
                                                                                                         Angelica Lopez

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