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To inspire each student

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School Hours

2016-2017 Regular Hours

K - 6th 8:30am - 3:12pm

7th - 8th 8:25 - 3:12pm

Breakfast begins at 7:45am

 

Early-out Wednesday

All Grades 8:25am-1:12pm

 

Foothill High School logoMost of our 8th graders attend Foothill High School after they leave Oakdale.

Winter Break 

December 22-January 6

Oakdale's 4th-6th Grade Leadership does the Mannequin Challenge

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Volunteer opportunities at Oakdale! 

Grades 3-6 will be having field trip opportunities coming up. 

If you would like to be a volunteer chaperone, please contact your child’s teacher as soon as possible.  There is paperwork to fill out in addition to fingerprints and a TB Test that must be completed.

 

Message from the Principal

Oakdale Families,

 

Welcome back from Thanksgiving!  I hope you had wonderful and restful time with your families.  It was marvelous seeing all of you at Parent Teacher Conferences.  I hope you had the chance to connect with your child’s teacher and find out more about your child’s academic progress.  If you were not able to make it to you child’s parent teacher conference, please take the time to connect with the teacher as soon as possible.  S/he will fill you in on progress as well as share the first trimester report card with you.

This is an exciting time of year as the weather becomes colder and the holidays (and a two week break from school)  are in the near future!  There are almost four weeks between now and Winter Break, which starts on Thursday, December 22.  We have a lot of learning to get done in that time, so I hope that you will continue to remind your students to get enough rest, focus on school and READ READ READ!!!

When I walk through the classrooms at Oakdale, I am always struck by what an academically challenging and rigorous environment we offer at our school. 

 

See you at Oakdale, Debra Chandler

 

 

Important Safety Reminder

There is no supervision for students prior to 7:45am, when the cafeteria opens for breakfast.  If you are dropping your student off prior to 7:45am, there is no one to watch him/her.  Please do not drop students off prior to 7:45am.  Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Administrative Team

Debra Chandler, Principal

Cheryl Chandler, Vice Principal

Sarah McElroy, School Counselor

Nicole Brogdon, School Social Worker

Eulalia Perez, Office Manager

Shamra Caine-Bouie, K-6 School Office Assistant

Dori D'Amato, 7th/8th School Office Assistant

Student and Parent Handbook

The 2014-2015 Student and Parent Handbook is a great resource for families to find answers to many questions. In this handbook, you can read about Oakdale's attendance policy, dress code, behavior expectations and policies, daily routines and procedures around school, academic responsibilities of the students, and several other topics as well. Please take a moment to read through this information.

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The Common Core Standards are the new learning objectives student will encounter in K-12 schools.  Some things will remain the same.  For instance, in early grades, students will still learn the foundational reading and math concepts, but there are other significant shifts among all the grade levels that require our attention and study.  You will see your student reading and interacting with more non-fiction text.  You will see a new emphasis on deep conceptual understanding in math.  You will see your student being challenged to cite evidence that supports their answers in both reading and math.  Our teachers are preparing for the changes Common Core Standards will bring by studying the standards, learning teaching strategies to use in the classroom, and finding resources to use for this type of instruction.   We began this work last school year and we will continue to prepare during late start Wednesdays and staff development days.

Please visit our district's website to find an abundance of information on the Common Core Standards.

 

Twin Rivers Unified School District Nondiscrimination Statement

Twin Rivers Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ...more

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DAILY P.E. AT OAKDALE!

At Oakdale, we are very proud of our daily PE program, where we utilize the SPARK P.E. curriculum provided for us by the Twin Rivers School District.  Our students, Grades 1-6, have twenty minutes of physical education from 8:55am-9:20am daily. (Mrs. Sirk's and Mr. Carman's classes participate in PE on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00-11:45am.)

Contact Information

Office Hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm

Oakdale Office: (916) 566-1910

Office Fax: (916) 566-1911

Dates to Remember

Thursday, December 8 AVID Field Trip to Sac State
Tuesday, December 20 Winter Celebration
Thursday, December 22-January 6 Winter Break

 

School and District News

11/17/16


 

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, the Twin Rivers school board met during regular session at the District Office on McClellan Park.

 

Please click HERE for meeting highlights.

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11/16/16

Everything we do in Twin Rivers is centered around student success and we're excited to share some of their accomplishments in the latest edition of We Are TR! The district newspaper focuses on district achievements and teacher-led initiatives. Twin Rivers is committed to supporting the education of all students in our mission to inspire each student to extraordinary achievement every day.

 

Click HERE to view the publication.

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