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For the Week of April 23-27


Parents of HS Students, please be aware that this week our 7-12 Grade Students will be taking the ACT Aspire Assessments each morning through Friday.  Students need to get plenty of rest and should eat a health breakfast at home or at school.


Reminder for parents with students in special education:  IEP Annual Review meetings are this week. Please contact Ms. Pelts with any questions.


Oark ABC Preschool is accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year. Children must be three years old by August 1st, 2018. Pre-registration is Wednesday April 25th, where you can pick up or drop off applications in the office or the classroom or if you have any questions concerning enrollment.


Kindergarten Registration for next year’s Kindergarten Oark students will be Friday, April 27th.  Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on that morning with a meeting with the incoming kids and parents in Ms. Shelli’s Kindergarten classroom. If you have a incoming Kindergarten student in the home or you know of someone who needs this information, please let them know.  Non Jasper School District residents are also eligible for our Kindergarten program, but they need to have a School Choice Application on file with the Oark Main Office no later than May 1st. Please call the office with any questions.


ABC Theme Days this week are:  Monday - Inside Out Day, Tuesday - PJ’s Day, Wednesday - Kickball Day, Thursday- Level Up Day, Friday - Muffins with Mom (On that day Oark moms are invited to join us from 7:30 - 8:00 for muffins.  Please check in with the office.)


Parents:  Please return the reusable food bags each Monday, so they may be used again the following Friday.


The junior shooting sports team will be participating in the regional tournament on Friday the 27th.  The senior team will compete on Saturday, the 28th.


Our Annual Academic Awards Banquet for 7-12 Grades will be on Monday, April 30th, at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. The beginning band and high school band students will be performing at the banquet as well.  Tickets for student honorees and two parents/guardians are free. All other tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the office or at the door.


Our Annual Oark School Sports Banquet will be on Monday, May 7th, at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Tickets for student athletes and two parents/guardians are free. All other tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the office or at the door.


The Little Mulberry 4-H Club will meet after school on Wednesday, April 25th.  This will be our last scheduled meeting for this school year. The topic will be summer plans for the club and a discussion about exhibiting animals and other items at the Johnson County Fair.  The meeting will conclude at 4:30.


The following are some upcoming deadlines for elementary students who will be attending the OUR science fair on May 9th:  
  April 30th - Return you science project display on a full size board.  This will give time to make any needed adjustments or changes.
  May 4th - If changes were made to the board, this is the day for the final board to be turned in to Ms. Linker.
If you have not returned your child's release forms for the trip, do so on Monday.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Linker.


Lunch Menu for the Week:


Monday - Chicken Nuggets or Salisbury Steak

Tuesday - Chili Dogs

Wednesday - Oven Roasted Chicken

Thursday - Chili

Friday - Chicken Sandwich