Parkway Summer Slide Drive-Through Event

Parkway Elementary School hosted a drive-through event to provide families with resources to prevent the summer slide. Students and families picked up resources for reading, math, SEL, and STEAM to support their summer learning adventures!

Parkway Contributes Eco-Art to Oxbow’s Earth Day Festival

Parkway Elementary and their 21st Century Afterschool Program have been collaborating with Oxbow on a year-long recycling program. Students in grades 3-5 participated in Oxbow’s Watershed and Wildlife program. The students identified recycling as their school-wide stewardship project. This project culminated with all classrooms receiving a recycling bin. The 1st and 2nd grade 21st Century class decided to participate in the 2022 Earth Day Festival by creating a piece of Eco-Art!  They learned about where garbage goes and the importance of trying to reduce, reuse and recycle! The class decided to do an art piece using bottle tops! Everyone submitted a … Read More

Parkway Elementary Hosts a SEL Family Night!

Parkway Elementary, in collaboration with the SEL Department and the 21st Century Afterschool Program hosted a family SEL Night. Lauren Kappler, the district’s Social and Emotional Parent Educator visited and educated parents both in person and virtually. The main goal of the night was for families to learn about the five Social-Emotional competencies and what Social-Emotional Learning looks like at Parkway. Parents were provided tools that they can use at home with their child, such as mindfulness, check-ins, and family harmony goals related to the five SEL competencies.  In the picture, families were able to participate in a sample activity … Read More

Smokey Bear Visits Oak Hammock’s Kindergartners

To help celebrate Fire Safety Month, Smokey Bear came to visit Oak Hammock Kindergartners. Students had the chance to see all of the equipment used to help put out forest fires. Smokey talked to the students about wildfire prevention and ways to be safe around and with fire. After the presentation, students had the chance to read their Scholastic reader on Fire Safety.

OHK-8 Promotes Bullying Prevention

Oak Hammock K-8 School Promotes Bullying Prevention with a Bulletin Board Decorating Contest! October was National Bullying Prevention Month. To celebrate, each elementary grade group and middle school team at Oak Hammock K-8 School participated in a bulletin board decorating contest with a theme of Bullying Prevention. The winners of the contest are:   Elementary — 3rd Grade   Middle School — 6th Grade Eagles   Thank you to all that participated!