The Community Speaker Series 2023-24 Season

9/25/2023 4:55 pm


The Community Speaker Series promotes district wide learning about education, child development, wellness and parenting. It is open and free to all members of the K- 12 learning community. The intention of the series is to encourage proactive parenting that supports children’s and adolescents’ social and emotional development as well as their academic achievement. Through the series, D86 and D181 enlist top experts to inform and inspire our community as a means to enrich school-family partnership that supports the education of our students. We are looking for parents and community members to volunteer on our committee. If you are interested in helping identify speakers for future seasons and becoming more involved, please contact Dana Martin for details (


9/25/2023 4:50 pm

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The Book Fair is Coming!!

9/25/2023 4:45 pm

Mark your calendars, the fall book fair is coming up Oct 11-13 in the Oak Library! Anderson Books will be providing the books.

Tues Oct 10 - Book Fair Set up after school
Wed Oct 11- K-5 classes visit Parents can shop after school from 3:15-4:30!
Thurs Oct 12- K-5 classes visit Parents can shop after school from 3:15-4:30!
Fri Oct 13- 8:45-3 book fair open to students.

Do you have a Percy Jackson fan? A NEW book in the series will be at the Fair!
What about Harry Potter? The Harry Potter Wizarding Almanac should be at the Fair!
Plus- so many books including some for adults!

Pre-Orders galore too! Nathan Hale, Wimpy Kid, Cat Kid, I survived...; and a new Jory John book.
(Pre-orders are delivered to students AT SCHOOL on their release date!)

This is a HUGE fundraiser for our library. Up to 45% of books sold RETURN TO OAK! We also are able to sell the books WITHOUT TAX.

Questions? Want to volunteer? Please e-mail the Book Fair Chairperson, Christina Hollister at

The D181 Foundation SELAS Sticker Contest

9/25/2023 4:26 pm

Calling all artists!

Please help The D181 Foundation create water bottle stickers that celebrate the District's monthly SELAS program. See the flyer for more details or check out out the Foundation's Sticker Art Contest webpage.

Link webpage to "Sticker Art Contest webpage"

SUBMIT by:  Friday, September 29th!

Support the Oak School by Joining the PTO

9/25/2023 1:35 pm

The Oak School PTO needs your support! Our annual PTO membership fee of $50 per family is important because it allows us to provide programming and financial support for the school.

Please check to see if you have joined.

Go to the School Pay site:

If you have a question email

Every contribution and family makes a difference!

Fall is Here!

9/25/2023 1:20 pm

Time to enjoy the leafy sidewalks and crisp morning air!

School Theme 2023

9/18/2023 5:25 pm

Bloom Where You Are Planted …..


Upcoming SAFETY Drills

9/18/2023 5:10 pm

Mark your calendars and let you kids know

about these important safety drills!

UPDATED dates below:

Tuesday, September 19 - Class BUS Evacuation drill

Wednesday, September 20 - FIRE Drill (9am)

Join the Oak School PTO

9/18/2023 5:05 pm

Please join the Oak School PTO! Your membership dues of just $50 per family support all of our students and teachers at the Oak School and the Neighborhood Preschool. Every year the PTO gives to the school by making teachers classroom supply gifts, supporting the library, providing funding for authors and school speakers as well as upkeeping the grounds of the school and planning family events and holiday parties. We can only do this with your help!

So, if you have not already joined, please become a member of the PTO so we can continue to grow and make a lasting impact on the Oak School Community.

1st PTO Meeting

9/18/2023 5:00 pm

Our 1st PTO meeting

Date:  Wednesday, September 20

Time:  2-3*pm 

Location:  The MRC.

We hope to see you there!  PTO meetings will be held the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

*please note the new time