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Oxford Updates May 26th

Oxford Updates
May 26th

Entrepreneurial Fair
On Tuesday May 30th and Wednesday May 31st our 903 and 904 students will be selling a variety of products. Each class will have an opportunity to shop at the fair. Oxford T- shirts will also be sold at this event. Most items sell for between $2 – $8.

Junior High Dance
There will be a Junior High Dance on May 31st 6:30 – 9:00pm. Grade 6 students are invited to this final dance of the year.

Grade 9 Trip Parent Meeting
A mandatory meeting for grade 9 trip participants and their parents will take place on Thursday June 1st at 6:00pm in the gym.

Junior High Info Night for Grade 6 Parents and Students

An information session for parents of Grade 6 parents will take place on Wednesday June 21st at 6pm in Gym. Information for students in Grade 6 who are making the jump to Junior High in September.

Community Garden
This year Oxford School Garden Group have decided to offer the use of four raised beds to individual families within the school. There is no cost associated with use of the garden beds, but of course you will have to provide your own plants and fertiliser. However, we would expect you to work with us in supporting the garden as a whole, helping to water and maintain all the beds over the summer.
Volunteers work in the garden every Tuesday evening beginning in June and a couple of Saturdays where we have work parties to clean up the school yard and trim trees.
If you are interested in gardening with us this summer then please email me at jaas56@hotmail.com, and tell us briefly why you would like to grow vegetables in raised beds. If there are more than 4 families who are interested, your interest and reasons for gardening will help us to decide who to select.

Rose Adams to Speak at Youth Net
The Rotary Club of Halifax & St. George’s Church YouthNet will be welcoming Ms. Rose Adam’s to their facility next Friday as a special guest speaker to community youth within their teen and after-school program. Ms. Adams has been engaging local, national and international audiences for more than nine years. In 2008, Ms. Adams founded Oxygen for Success, an organization committed to educating individuals and corporations adapt to change, develop resilience, enhance leadership and achieve desired results.
YouthNet’s Executive Director, Rozzi Curran is inviting others from the community to listen to her compelling story! Please let Rozzi know if you interested and would like to attend.
Below is an article written about Rose Adams to give you a bit more information about her: http://www.thebarrieexaminer.com/2013/02/21/rose-adams-story-inspiring