Oakdale Heights Elementary
Dates to Dear Parents/ Guardians:
As I go through the year, I try to keep my focus on how we can all be involved in the lives or our
children. I believe the best way for a child to learn is to work together, a partnership which works
for one common purpose..
Feb 4: Site Council
Here are two great ways to get involved in our school(s):
Feb 11: PTC 6:30 pm
Distinguished Educator Award Process
Feb 15: NO SCHOOL
Presidents’ Day Throughout the year teachers in our district are nominated for making a difference in the life of a
child, in your life or to the community. If a teacher has impacted your child or your life I would
Feb 19: Jog-A-Thon encourage you to nominate them for the Distinguished Educator Award. All you need to do is
complete the attached form, add a one page narrative telling why you believe they deserve it and
Kick-off Day submit the form to Mitch Ratzlaff of State Farm Insurance or to the Itemizer Observer Newspa-
Feb 19: Movie Night
6:00 pm Please consider taking the time to honor those who are making a difference in the lives of chil-
dren every day.
Feb 25: SPRING
Bond Projects in our Schools
Farm To Market
Interested in what is happening with the Bond Projects? Want to know how the money is spent?
Are your curious which construction projects will happen this summer and if your school will be
March 10 & 11, 2010 Sign up for the Bond Listserv!!!
February 19 will be our Jog-
Easy to do . . . .
A-Thon kick-off. Each Go to the district website and click on the left hand column: School Bond Listserv
student will be coming home
District Website- http://www.dallas.k12.or.us/
with an envelope that will
have the instructions and
the pledge sheets in them. 2. It will take you through the process to sign up for this service.
Pledge sheets are due no
later than March 5 and the 3. Once you receive an email from this Listserv you will need to confirm you want to subscribe.
money is due no later than
You will receive an email from the district three to four times per month updating you on the pro-
gress of the Bond Projects. You can unsubscribe to this service at any time.
If you would like to volun-
teer to help with the Jog-A
-Thon on March 10 or 11,
please call the office. Caleb Harris
PTC Meeting Site Council Meetings Box Tops
Every 2nd Thursday of Every 1st Thursday of
every month from 6:30 to every month from 2:30 Please continue to
7:30. Please come and join to 3:30. Please come and collect and turn in
us. join us. your Box Tops and
DON’T FORGET TO
CHECK OUR LOST
AND FOUND IF YOU
ARE MISSING YOUR
February 19, 2010 PTC NEWS
The 2010 Census is a portrait of America. It’s
required by the Constitution to take place every
Doors Open Have you ever won-
10 years. The 2010 Census will help communi- dered where the money
at 6:00 goes from all of the
ties receive over $400 billion in federal funds
fundraisers that we
each year for things such as hospitals, job have?
Showing: training centers, schools, senior centers,
The proceeds from the
bridges, tunnels and other-public works pro- flower bulbs went to-
“CLOUDY WITH A jects & emergency services. The data collected wards bark chips for the
playground and the
CHANCE OF by the census also help determine the number walking track. The BE-
MEATBALLS” of seats your state has in the U.S. House of LIEVE proceeds are
going towards our all
Representatives. Any personal data you provide school Art Program.
is protected under federal law. In March of The Jog-A-Thon money
School Contact will be going towards
2010, census forms will be delivered to every
Information our all school technol-
residence in the United states and Puerto Rico. ogy improvements.
Principal: Caleb Harris When you receive yours, just answer the 10 Money received from
Counselor: Debbie Evans the Spaghetti Feed will
short questions and then mail the form back in go towards field trips,
Secretary: Pally Mann the postage-paid envelope provided. 2010 Cen- Field Day, and other all
Secretary: Kris Scofield school activities.
sus, 10 questions 10 minutes to define who we
Hours: are as a nation. It’s coming to your mail box Thank you for all of
7:30am to 3:30pm your help and support.
soon! Without you, our chil-
Phone: 503.623.8316 dren would not have
www.2010census.gov these opportunities.