October 23rd /2016
Photo Re -Takes Oct 25th
The school photographer will be on site Tuesday Oct 25th to take any retake photos. Students should return old photos or have a written note from the parent to get their photos taken again.
The Oxford School Chess Club will begin to meet on Tuesday, November 1st for Grades 3-9. There will be various 4 week blocks for Grades P-2. The club will run until the end of January, followed by the annual school tournament that runs from February to April. During club time, there is typically a 5-10 minute lesson or puzzles, followed by friendly matches with other students. Coaches do circulate around the room providing tips, and encourage students to mix it up by playing a variety of players. The goals are to have fun playing chess while demonstrating great sportsmanship. Grade Primary: Club time will be 2:35 until 3:05 on November 1, 8, 15, 22. Grade 1: Club time will be 2:35 until 3:05 on November 22, 29; December 6, 13. Grade 2: Club time will be 2:35 until 3:05 on January 10, 17, 24, 31. Grades 3-9: Club time will be 3:10 until 4:00 every Tuesday starting November 1. There will be no chess on December 20 nor January 3. If you have any questions, please contact the chess coach, Frank King: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chess Sign up forms are available outside Ms. Singers classroom.
Oxford School Advisory committee will have its first meeting on October 25th at 6:30pm. This meeting will be an opportunity for the committee to get to know one another, review school priorities and goals for 2016-2017. If you are interested in participating in the SAC please contact Ms. Miles at 902 421 8652, or email email@example.com
Take Our Kids to Work Day
On Wednesday Nov 2nd, Grade 9 students will be taking part in Take Your Kids to Work Day. Since 1994 this project has grown into a Nation Wide event. with over 400,000 Grade 9 students participating. Grade 9 students will go to work with a parent, relative, an adult friend or a community member. A risk assessment will be required if a child if a child is not under the supervision of a family member. As with any off site event there are forms to be completed. Please contact the school guidance office for more info.
We SCARE Hunger
Oxford School is collecting donations for Feed NS, Please Donate your non perishable food.
Family Halloween Dance and Costume Party
On Thursday October 27th Elementary students and their families are invited to the gym to celebrate in costume. Admission is free and non perishable food donations will be add to the WE SCARE hunger food drive. There will be a canteen available with snacks and drinks for cash purchase. All students must be accompanied by a caregiver.
No School October 28th
Staff will be attending conferences around the province on Friday October 28th