Principal Message

Picture of Principal Lisa Boyd

Hello Oakbrook Parents, Families, and Friends,

I hope that you’ve had a wonderful Summer break enjoying the beautiful weather and taking some time for some rest and relaxation. 

The Oakbrook team and I are excited to partner with you as we gear up for an exciting and successful 2019-2020 school year! 

For those of you returning to Oakbrook, we look forward to welcoming you back to school.  For those of you joining Oakbrook this year, we are so happy to have you as part of the “Oakbrook Eagles Family and we looking forward to getting to know you.

There has been a lot of work happening behind the scenes in preparation for a wonderful school year.  With that in mind, we have a few events planned that we hope you can attend: 

Oakbrook Events

Event

Date

Time

Location

Kindergarten Jumpstart

Fri. August 16th

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Oakbrook Gym

Safety Patrol Leadership Meeting

Tues. August 21st

4:00PM – 5:00PM

Oakbrook Library

Back to School Ice Cream Social

Mon. August 26th

5:30PM to 6:30PM

Oakbrook Classrooms/Gym

 

 

First Day of School (Full Day)

Grades 1st – 5th

Wed. August 28th

 

8:00 (for breakfast) School 8:30AM-3:00PM

Oakbrook

WA Kid Conferences for Kindergarten Families

Wed.-Thur.-Fri.

Aug. 28th -30th

Appointments

Appointments Made By Calling the Main office

(253) 583-5330

No School – Labor Day

Mon. September 2nd

 

 

Kindergarten First Day of School

Tuesday – September 3rd

 

 

PTSA Board Mtg. with the Principal, Lisa Boyd, (Dinner/Planning Meeting)

Thurs. September 5th

6:00PM – 7:30PM

Steilacoom

Oakbrook Open House

Thurs. September 19th

5:30PM – 7:00PM

Oakbrook

 

Back to School Ice Cream Social:

Please join us at Our Back to School Night on August 26th, 2019 from 5:30PM-6:30PM to explore Oakbrook, enjoy some ice cream and meet the staff. Classrooms will be open for students to drop off their school supplies, check out their classrooms and meet their teachers.

School Begins:

School begins on August 28th, 2019 for first through fifth grades.  During the first three days of school (Aug. 28th- Aug. 30th), kindergarten teachers will hold family connection conferences (WA Kids). Kindergarten students begin attending school on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd, 2019..

School hours are 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. 

  • Late Start Wednesdays school hours are 9:30am to 3:00pm.
    • Please know students should arrive no earlier than 9:00 am on Late Start Wednesdays.
    • All staff are in professional development and professional learning communities to ensure the best instruction for your child; therefor they are not available during this time. Please schedule with your child’s teacher if you need to meet.
  • Breakfast begins at 8:00 am in the Oakbrook Gym.
  • ALL students will meet in the gym at 8:20 daily for a morning and will be escorted to class by there teachers.

Bike Riders and Walkers:

Walkers can enter the gym as early as 8:00AM and bike riders can park their bikes on the bike rack by the flag pole and enter the gym as early at 8:00AM.

Drop off & Pick Up Info. & Reminders:

If parking and leaving your car, you will need to park in the side parking lot beyond the flag pole as the loop in front of the school is reserved for buses.

Parents picking up and dropping off students can drive through the area by the flagpole in front of the side parking lot.  Adults are on point outside to help with the process.

Please note that much more information will be included in the Parent Handbook coming home on the first day of school and you are welcome to call of office at (253) 583-5330 if you have any questions. 

This is going to be an exciting year!  The Oakbrook staff and I are looking forward to working with all of you to make sure that students have most successful year possible.  Thank you for your support and I look forward to partnering with you,

 

Sincerely,

Lisa Boyd

Proud Principal of Oakbrook Elementary

Supporting Learning Today for Leading Tomorrow

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