Like so many things, AR Rewards looks completely different for our students this year! We are collecting items for a PRIZE CART as incentives for students who participate in AR and reach certification goals throughout the year! Join us in helping create a fun way to encourage our students to read!
We are thrilled to announce that the Scholastic Book Fair is coming
back to Oak Park with a few adjustments! This will be an ONLINE
book fair that will take place October 26th- November 8th.
***NEW THIS YEAR***
-FIND YOUR CHILD/CHILDREN'S CLASSROOM TEACHER
-EACH CLASSROOM HAS 2 FEES: WORKBOOK ($15.00) AND ART ($5.00)
-FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS ON THE SCREEN
-WHEN PROMPTED TO ENTER STUDENT ID, YOU CAN USE ANY SET OF NUMBERS (7-12 DIGITS) INCLUDING YOUR PHONE NUMBER
Reminders for Parents:
-Do not forget to send your child to school with a mask and a water bottle daily.
-Remind your child that his/her mask must be worn over the mouth AND the nose.
-Car riders–Please roll down the window for a temp check.
-Encourage your child to be ready to hop out as soon as the door opens. This will help speed up the process.
-Pay your school fees online or send the money in a marked envelope. You will receive a receipt.
-Label your child’s belongings–jackets, lunch box, water bottle, etc.
-The tardy bell rings each morning at 7:35 a.m.
-Parents are not allowed to park in the parking lot and walk their child up to the door. Please remain in the car rider line when dropping off your child.
-Continue to encourage social distancing and space awareness.
-Please check your child’s folder/backpack daily.
-Please refrain from using your cell phone while moving in the car rider line.
-Students will not be able to check out after 2:15 pm daily.
PARENTS: please visit the OSSD parent page to fill out bus agreements, sign up for My School Bucks (online cafeteria account, see bus numbers (pick-up and drop-off times), pay school fees and other important links.
Please take a moment to fill out this questionnaire about Oak Park's Federal Programs. Thank you in advance.
Box Tops for Education
Don’t forget to send in your Box Tops for Education! Please put them in a Ziploc bag labeled with your child’s teacher’s name. Classrooms with the most will win a party. Thank you for your support!
To report a student absent, please call 228-875-5847 select option #5
Please leave a voicemail if no answer. Thank you!
OSSD is excited to announce the addition of text messages to our emergency communication system! To enroll, simply text "YES" to 67587. You can cancel by texting "STOP."