Oakdale Elementary School News

Principal Mazzalupo greets students on the first day of school.

Principal Jill Mazzalupo - jmazzalupo@montvilleschools.org

Phone: 860-859-1800 Fax: 860-859-2170

**Please bring your photo ID when visiting Oakdale School.**

For absences and dismissal changes, please send a note or email the secretaries: OakdaleOffice2@montvilleschools.org. For your convenience, please print our A Note From Home form.

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Message from the Principal 10.10.18

Mark your calendars:

  • Picture Day is coming on October 16th.
  • Our biggest PTO fundraiser of the year is coming...Fitness Day is October 17th. The theme this year is the Olympics so get your sports gear ready and start collecting your donations. The PTO sent fundraising packages home last week.
  • Many students have been riding their bike to and from school each day this year. Please make sure your child adheres to bike laws and safety guidelines. Take a moment to review the guidance sheet from The Connecticut State Police.

Funny Friday Joke: How did Benjamin Franklin feel when he discovered electricity? He was shocked!

PTO News

Oakdale Spiritwear clothing can be ordered online at www.oakdalespiritwear.com. There are several ink print designs and glitter designs with Oakdale logos. Free shipping will be available from October 5-22. After that period you may still order throughout the school year but will be charged a shipping & handling fee totaling $9. We sent home flyers.

Fitness Day, our biggest school fundraiser, will be held October 17th. Information and contribution sheets were sent home last Friday. Please contribute to this fun event where 100% of the proceeds are applied to our school's PTO to raise money for a new outdoor play & fitness area.

Co-chairs needed for assistance with Smencils (Chair - Jayna Terris) & Box Tops (Chair - Connie Buecker).

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Message from the Principal

Smiles on the Move Program

Forms were sent home offering preventative dental services right here at school. This program is sponsored by UCFS. Please review the form and send it back if you would like to take advantage of this service. We need 15 participants for the program to come to Oakdale School.

The following information can be found on the UCFS website:

UCFS is pleased to offer preventive dental services in the school setting to children enrolled in the following cities and towns: Colchester, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Montville, Norwich, Preston, Sprague and Voluntown.

Each child will receive an exam, cleaning and fluoride treatment. Sealants and dental x-rays are performed as needed. Children also learn proper brushing and flossing techniques.

All children are eligible to receive dental treatment. For children with no dental insurance, the cost for the above services provided in the school is $40. Sealants are an additional charge of $30 per tooth. The service is 100% covered (no charge) for children insured by HUSKY or Medicaid. UCFS accepts most insurance plans. Coverage and costs for these plans depends upon your insurance coverage.

The School Store will open for business this Friday. Students may visit the school store before class begins on Fridays.

Funny Friday Joke: What day of the week do potatoes fear most? Fry-day.

PTO News

Oakdale Spiritwear clothing can be ordered online at www.oakdalespiritwear.com. There are several ink print designs and glitter designs with Oakdale logos. Free shipping will be available from October 5-22. After that period you may still order throughout the school year but will be charged a shipping & handling fee totaling $9. We sent home flyers last Friday.

Fitness Day, our biggest school fundraiser, will be held October 17th, details to follow soon.

Co-chairs needed for assistance with Smencils (Chair -Jayna Terris) & Box-tops (Chair -Connie Buecker).

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Message from the Principal

Lunch Visits: Please make arrangements ahead of time with the office if you plan to visit your child during lunch. You can email both secretaries at: oakdaleoffice2@montvilleschools.org when visiting a student for lunch in the cafeteria. The visitor will be issued a sticker with "lunch visit" displayed for staff to see. We also ask that visitors do not attend recess with students. We value recess as a time for students to be with their peers to develop appropriate social interaction skills. Once lunch is over visitors can sign out in the office. Parents/visitors should not leave the cafeteria unless they have signed in after lunch for volunteering or have a prearranged visit/appointment scheduled in another location of the school. Staff members will alert the office if they have arranged for a volunteer. Please feel free to visit the district's website (www.montvilleschools.org) for further information regarding policies on school visitors.

Funny Friday Joke: When is the moon the heaviest? When it is full!

PTO News

Thanks to all the new faces that came to our first PTO meeting of the year last Wednesday. We have some new volunteers who have signed up to help with events throughout the year but will need co-chairs & volunteers for Smencils and Box Tops so please let us know if you are interested.

Great News! We now have Oakdale Spiritwear clothing that you will be able to order online. There are 6 ink print designs and 6 glitter designs with Oakdale logos. Free shipping will be available from October 5-22. After that period you may still order throughout the school year but will be charged a shipping & handling fee. We will be sending flyers home with your children soon. www.oakdalespiritwear.com

Also, Fitness Day, our biggest school fundraiser, will be held 10/17, details to follow.

09-19-18 Message from the Principal

Just a reminder that school hours for elementary schools changed this year to 8:45 – 3:20. Student drop-off begins at 8:30 and dismissal is promptly at 3:20. Students should not be picked up later than 3:20. If an emergency arises and you are going to be late, please contact the office. Dismissal time is a very busy time, please make sure to communicate any dismissal changes in the form of a note or email at the start of the day. In the rare event that dismissal plans change during the school day, please make every effort to call the school prior to noon so we can communicate these changes with your child and his/her teachers.

Here is some important information:

 PTO Meeting tonight...see information in PTO section.

Funny Friday Joke: What time do ducks wake up? At the quack of dawn!

PTO News Thank you to everyone who stopped by the PTO table at Open House. We look forward to seeing you at the PTO meeting today, September 19th, at 6:30 p.m., in the Math room. The Math room is directly across from the foyer.

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Events

  • October 2018
    • ThuOct18 Day 5
    • FriOct19 Day 1
    • MonOct22 Day 2
    • TueOct23 Day 3
    • TueOct23 Oakdale Community Club (OCC) 8:15 AM
    • WedOct24 Day 4
    • WedOct24 PTO Meeting 6:30 PM
    • ThuOct25 Day 5
    • FriOct26 Day 1
    • MonOct29 Day 2
    • TueOct30 Day 3
    • WedOct31 Day 4
  • November 2018
    • ThuNov01 Day 5
    • FriNov02 Day 1
    • MonNov05 Day 2
    • TueNov06 Day 3
    • TueNov06 Staff Development - No School
    • TueNov06 Staff Development - No School
    • WedNov07 Day 4
    • WedNov07 Spirit Day - Blue & Yellow
    • ThuNov08 Day 5
    • FriNov09 Day 1
    • MonNov12 Day 2
    • MonNov12 Veteran's Day - No School
    • MonNov12 Veteran's Day - No School
    • TueNov13 Day 3
    • TueNov13 Oakdale Community Club (OCC) 8:15 AM
    • WedNov14 Day 4
    • ThuNov15 Day 5
    • FriNov16 Day 1
    • MonNov19 Day 2
    • MonNov19 Half Day/Conferences
    • MonNov19 Scholastic Book Fair
    • TueNov20 Day 3
    • TueNov20 Half Day/Conferences
    • TueNov20 Scholastic Book Fair
    • WedNov21 Thanksgiving Break - No School
    • WedNov21 Thanksgiving Break - No School
    • ThuNov22 Thanksgiving Break - No School
    • ThuNov22 Thanksgiving Break - No School

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