Oakdale Elementary School News

Field Day Fun - students at stations having a fun

Principal Jill Mazzalupo - jmazzalupo@montvilleschools.org

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Oakdale - The Paw Print Newsletter 05.29.19
Posted 05/29/2019 11:43AM
Message from the Principal 05.29.19

In an effort to uplift our community and end the year on a positive note, our school is running a two week Gratitude Campaign through the Look for the Good Project. This inspiring program began May 28, 2019 and will run for two weeks. All students and staff are participating and we would love for you to talk to your child about the project.

Starting on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, orange "Gratitude Spots" were placed in the hallways throughout the school to remind students and staff to think about what they are thankful for. If they step on one, they will think about what they are thankful for and share it out loud. Throughout the week, students will be writing their gratitude on sticky notes to create a beautiful "Gratitude Wall" of notes which are displayed in the main intersection of our hallways. Some classrooms will also be writing letters of gratitude to a special person in their lives.

To learn more about the science behind this program and how a humpback whale inspired thousands of kids to uplift their school communities with gratitude and kindness, please go online to lookforthegoodproject.org. We are so excited to roll out this campaign at Oakdale School.

Field Day

  • Parents/Guardians are welcome to attend for awesome photo opportunities and to watch memories being made.
  • Grades K-2 will participate in the afternoon from 12:30-3:00.
  • Grades 3-5 will attend the morning session from 9:00-11:30.
  • Please have students bring comfortable clothing (You Matter T-shirts) as well as sneakers.
  • Students will get wet so a change of clothes with shoes is important.
  • Please have students wear sunscreen and bring water bottles.

*We will not be able to accommodate large amounts of parents visiting for lunch on field day. We respectfully ask that lunch visits not be planned for this day.

Last day of school is Friday, June 14th. It will be a half-day. Students will be dismissed at 12:25. Please send a note to school with your child if your dismissal routine will be different.

Funny Friday Joke: How do rabbits travel? By hare plane!

PTO News

Attention: Please Save the Date: Tuesday June 4th, for FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT, at Oakdale Elementary School. This event is sponsored by our very own Connecticut Science Museum,

'Science in Motion Traveling Program,' for Grades 3-5, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. It was a super awesome hit last year so bring your family and nerdy siblings to enjoy a night of Science Creativity & Fun!

No lab coats required; come in your PJs if necessary to exercise your mind after a fun-filled exhilarating Field Day!!!!

2019-2020 Oakdale Elementary School PTO Board

President: Shannan Moreau

Vice President: Gretchen Brochu

Secretary: Amber Coombe

Co-Treasurers: Kristy Feragne & Rae-Ellen Roy

Oakdale Spiritwear clothing may be ordered online throughout the year at www.oakdalespiritwear.com. There are several ink print designs and glitter designs with Oakdale logos.


  • September 2019
    • MonSep23 Day 3
    • TueSep24 Day 4
    • TueSep24 PTO Meeting 6:00 PM
    • WedSep25 Day 5
    • ThuSep26 Day 1
    • FriSep27 Day 2
    • MonSep30 Day 3
  • October 2019
    • TueOct01 Day 4
    • WedOct02 Day 5
    • WedOct02 Spirit Day
    • ThuOct03 Day 1
    • FriOct04 Day 2
    • FriOct04 Early Release - Staff Development
    • MonOct07 Day 3
    • TueOct08 Day 4
    • WedOct09 Day 5
    • ThuOct10 Day 1
    • FriOct11 Day 2
    • FriOct11 Oakdale School - Fitness Day
    • MonOct14 No School/Columbus Day
    • TueOct15 Day 3
    • WedOct16 Day 4
    • ThuOct17 Day 5
    • FriOct18 Day 1
    • MonOct21 Day 2
    • TueOct22 Day 3
    • TueOct22 Picture Day
    • TueOct22 PTO Meeting 6:00 PM
    • WedOct23 Day 4
    • ThuOct24 Day 5
    • FriOct25 Day 1
    • MonOct28 Day 2
    • TueOct29 Day 3
    • WedOct30 Day 4
    • ThuOct31 Day 5
  • November 2019
    • FriNov01 Day 1
    • MonNov04 Day 2
    • TueNov05 No School - Staff Development
    • WedNov06 Day 3
    • WedNov06 Spirit Day


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