ORE Weekly News

  • May 24, 2019


    Hello ORE Families!

    NO SCHOOL MONDAY, MAY 27 IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

    FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE – FRIDAY, MAY 31 MEDICATION PICK UP BY NOON

    All medications (prescription, non-prescription, epinephrine injectors) and supplies (blood glucose supplies, etc.) MUST be picked up in the Health Office by 12pm, Friday, May 31.  After that date, all remaining medications and supplies will be destroyed.  We are offering the option to have the Health Assistant send your child’s non-controlled medication(s) home in his/her backpack on the last day of school. A parent/guardian signature is REQUIRED.  Look for permission slip for this option coming home soon.  Controlled substances, such as Ritalin, Adderall, etc., WILL NOT BE SENT HOME WITH STUDENTS.  Questions, please contact Ginny Anderson at 320-656-3701 ext. 5104.

    BIKE SAFETY CELEBRATION RESCHEDULED – THURSDAY, MAY 30 from 2:30-5PM
    All ages are welcome to an after school bike safety celebration on Thursday, May 30 from 2:30-5pm.  See Bike Safety Celebration Flyer for more information.

    LAST DAY OF SCHOOL – MAY 31 (TWO HOUR EARLY OUT)
    All buildings will release two hours early on May 31 (the last day of school).  ORE will release students at 12:05 p.m. Make sure you have made arrangements, buses will arrive two hours earlier from their regular school day drop off time.

    LOST & FOUND
    Please check lost & found before the end of the school year for items that may belong to you.  All unclaimed items will be donated to a local charity at the end of the month.  Remember to label items with your child(s) first and last name so they can be returned.

    1ST DAY SCHOOL SUPPLIES – ORDER BY JUNE 30
    We are excited to announce a continued partnership with 1st Day School Supplies to help parents and teachers get the exact supplies needed for the school year.  This service is convenient, easy and hassle free, plus the prices are competitive!  So, this summer as the temperature hits over 100 degrees and lines at the checkout counter are a mile long…you can have already purchased your back to school supplies from the comfort of your home!  You can make your purchase now, get started by going to www.1stdayschoolsupplies.com.  Orders MUST be in by June 30, 2019!

    ELEMENTARY LIBRARY SUMMER SCHEDULE
    Ready to blast off into summer?  THE ORE and PME libraries will be OPEN to students this summer!  Stop by the ORE/PME libraries for some “Out of this World” activities, stories, and book checkout.  Earn your SPACE badges by participating each week. See flyer for dates and times!

    BACK TO SCHOOL
    It is never too early to think BACK TO SCHOOL!  Please visit https://www.sartell.k12.mn.us/backtoschool to find resources for preparing your children for their next grade level academically as well as making sure they have the school supplies they need.

    PART-TIME LITERACY AND MATH TUTOR OPPORTUNITIES AT ORE
    Make a difference in your community and join our team as a reading and/or math tutor.  Oak Ridge Elementary is looking for reading and math tutors to give their time and talent to help our kids become successful in reading and math.

    Tutors work one-on-one or in small groups with students during school hours throughout the school year.  No matter if you’re a recent grad, career changer, stay-at-home parent or retiree, you can make a great tutor.  No experience?  No problem.  Minnesota Math and Reading Corps provide comprehensive training in strategies proven to help students learn, so tutors are well equipped to help students grow.

    Perks as A Tutor

    • Receive a stipend every two weeks
    • Earn up to $4,200 for college tuition or student loans.  Tutors 55 and older may gift the award to their child, grandchild, stepchild or foster child.
    • Free health insurance and child care assistance for those who qualify.


    Ready to be the change for struggling students?  Learn more at ReadingAndMath.net.  Questions can be sent to join@servetogrow.org or call 866.859.2825.

    COMMUNITY BACKPACK
    Check our Community Backpack for camps, events, and more. The Community Education Catalog is also great resources for activities and camps.

    Feel free to bookmark our ORE Announcements page for easy access to school news (or navigate to the page by selecting Oak Ridge Elementary and ORE Announcements).

    Deb Johnson
    Administrative Assistant
    Oak Ridge Elementary

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    Deb Johnson
    Administrative Assistant
    320-656-3750

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