Book Fair

9/26/2022 10:47 am

The Book Fair Committee could use some volunteers!!

Please reach out to Christina Hollister, Chairperson

Oak School Book Fair

October 12-14

New Family Fiesta!

9/24/2022 10:02 am

Thank you to the Welcome and Social Committee and to all of the new families who made it out for the new families


The event was held on Friday, September 23rd at Carinne and Joe Nicosia's Home. The committee welcomed new families for a wonderful night of food, cocktails, and camaraderie.

Thank you Carinne and Joe Nicosia so much for hosting this event!

Thank you to all the volunteers who made this years Welcome and Social Committee so much fun.

Your Chairs, Mark Montgomery, Carinne Nicosia, and Reem Hassaballa.



Staff Appreciation Committee

9/22/2022 3:40 pm

Looking for a PTO committee to join?

Staff Appreciation is a great way to get to know the Oak staff as we work to celebrate the amazing job they do.

Our first meeting will take place this Wednesday at 1:00pm @ Oak School.

Please contact Grace at if you are interested or have any questions.

Lunch-In Order Change & 2nd Chance to Sign-up!

9/22/2022 3:34 pm

Ordering will reopen for the first half of the year (through December) starting Monday, 9/26 at 1pm.

Lunch orders are placed on

Feel free to log on and make any changes to future lunch orders.

Parents also have another opportunity to purchase lunch for their child if you'd like to participate.


Lunch Schedule

Deadline to make any changes or purchases is Tuesday, 9/27 at 10pm.

Please note on Potbelly days, I added an option to order a side of mac n cheese WITH meal purchases.

If there is an additional balance, you'll need to complete that payment before the end of the day.

Email if you have questions.

Chess Club

9/21/2022 5:10 pm

Chess Club has started.

If you're on the fence about joining, your child is welcome to come check us out for a night!

10 seats are still available!

Wednesdays, 3:05 in the MRC. 


Art for Education

9/21/2022 5:05 pm

Art for Education - Fine Art Sale | Sept 22- Oct 1
Boulevard Fine Art in Clarendon Hills will be a hosting a Fine Art Sale benefiting D181 schools from September 22 - October 1st. Stop in and peruse Boulevard's fabulous selection of original art works hand picked from both emerging and well-established artists from all around the US and the World. A portion of all sales will be donated to the D181 Foundation.

Rotary Run Charity Classic

9/21/2022 10:31 am

The Rotary Run Charity Classic is a great event for the entire family. Now in its 28th year, the Classic welcomes runners and walkers of every fitness level to participate. Whether you're an avid runner, run occasionally as a hobby, or aren't a runner whatsoever there is a run (3K, 5K, 10K) or walk (3K, 5K) for you at the Rotary Run Charity Classic on Sunday, Oct. 2. Each event will start and end at The Community House with the first taking off at 8:30 a.m. Don't miss the fun and festivities as you'll see several D181 families and friends along with teachers, administrators, and even the school mascots!

Register: $25 Individual/$95 Family, register here:

The District 181 Foundation is a beneficiary of the Rotary Run and this contribution each year is the largest individual contribution the D181 Foundation receives. All funds go to supporting Foundation programs that extend learning and enhance the curriculum for all D181 students, teachers, and parents. KIDS Grants, Community Speakers Series, Young Writers, the D181 Student Art Show, are just some of the exceptional programs that benefit directly from the Rotary Run.

We look forward to seeing you on October 2!

Recorded PTO Meeting

9/21/2022 9:59 am

The 9/21/2022 General PTO Meeting was recorded and available to view on

Meeting Minutes
2022-09-21 PTO Meeting Part 1
2022-09-21 PTO Meeting Part 2

Ring Pop Sales!

9/20/2022 10:35 pm

Kids Care Club has two fundraising opportunities coming up next month!

Save the date to help support KCC!

Oct 7 - Ring Pop Sale

Oct 19 - Portillo's Night


2022-2023 PTO Meeting Schedule!

9/20/2022 4:32 pm

The Oak School PTO general meetings are held in the Oak School library (MRC) the third Wednesday of each month and begin at 9:00 am. All are welcomed.

Mark your calendars and we hope to see you there.


Wednesday., Oct. 19

starts at 9am in the MRC.

Future Meeting Dates

November 16

December 21


January 18

February 15

March 15

April 19

May 17