Conference Day (No School Tomorrow!) Child Care Option
There is no school on Friday, April 15, because of parent/teacher conferences. Oak Hill School’s K.I.D.S. program will operate on that day from 8:00am to 4:00pm to assist parents with their no-school day challenges. Tracie has developed a full-day program filled with all kinds of activities geared towards our lower school students. Students will enjoy art projects, baking, outdoor play, games, and other fun activities. Participation is limited to 10 students, so sign up early! The fee for the program is $30.00, and parents are asked to pack a nutritious lunch. Snacks and all other materials will be provided. To reserve your spot, e-mail Tracie now at email@example.com . Fees will be charged to your student’s account.
Congratulations to all of our seniors on their college acceptances!
* Ben Arena-Crandall – Southern Oregon University.
* Da Som Choi – Temple University, University of Oregon, Mills College, University of Pittsburgh-Greenburg Campus.
* Ben Cole – Musicians Institute.
* Marin Grey – Beloit College, $35,000 Merit Scholarship, Knox College, $11,000 Merit Scholarship, Willamette University, $13,000 Merit Scholarship, Wells College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
* Anastasia Macdonald – Pacific University, $15,000 Presidential Merit Scholarship, University of San Diego, Santa Clara University. Anastasia has also been awarded a $500.00 scholarship from the Boys and Girls Club local competition.
* Francisco Morales – Carroll College, $7,000 Founders Award Scholarship, Portland State University, University of Oregon.
* Na La Pyo – University of Oregon, University of California @ Santa Cruz.
* Min Kyu Song – University of Sciences, Philadelphia, $10,000 Merit Scholarship, University of Oregon.
* Min Woo Yang – Savannah College of Art and Design, $8,000 Merit Scholarship, Delaware College of Art and Design, $8,000 Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute of College and Art, $3,000 Merit Scholarship, Pratt Institute, $13,000 Merit Scholarship, University of Oregon.
* Byung Woo You – Purdue University and University of Oregon.
Congratulations Class of 2011!!
Upcoming Fun Student Activities:
04/04-04/23: 13 visitors from Thailand at Oak Hill.
04/15-04/30: 13 visitors from Mexico at Oak Hill.
04/22: High School Neon Dance 7:00-9:00pm Gym stage
04/25: 3rd Annual Oak Hill Earth Day Project Fair 2:10 – 3:00pm
04/30: “Kids We Love” Art & Music Fest (See article below for details.)
05/03: Lower School Music Program 7:00pm Gym
05/06: 6th Grade Ranger-guided snowshoe trip to Crater Lake all day (pack a lunch!)
05/11: 6th Grade Launch Day (full day of activities for incoming 6th graders)
05/21: Prom 7 to midnight (more details later)
05/27: Equinox Conference on OHS campus (U of O exchange students at OHS all day to share cultures).
05/27 & 05/28: Spring Musical (Guys & Dolls) Wildish Theatre (more details later)
06/03: HS trip to Smith Rocks near Bend (overnight/camping) Lv. 2p Friday, return 10p Saturday
06/07: Upper School Spring Music Program 7:00pm in the gym
06/10: 5th Grade sleepover in Kim’s class 6:00pm Friday to 9:00am Saturday morning
06/10: Oak Hill Day/Jog-a-Thon All day on campus
06/15: 5th Grade Goodness Box Day (reward day for 5th Grade) All day.
06/16: 5th Grade Graduation 2:15 – 3:00pm
06/18: 8th Grade Graduation 9:00 – 10:30am
06/18: High School Graduation 11:00am – 1:00pm
High School Neon Dance on April 22nd
Attention high school students!! We are having a Neon Dance on the 22nd of April. We are going to invite our guests from Thailand and Mexico to join us, so there will be a lot of people dancing around. We ordered 600 neon sticks as decorations and to pass out to the students who are going to be there. This dance will be the most amusing dance as we are expecting so many students. The dance will be from 7:00 to 9:00pm on the gym stage.
“Kids We Love” Art and Music Fest
Territorial Vineyard and Wine Company
907 West 3rd, Eugene
Saturday, April 30th, from 3:00 to 9:00
You are invited to come and enjoy Oak Hill High School Student music performances featuring “The Kids Are Alright” from the Who Album, and Fine Arts “Fruit of the Vine” watercolors. Come and enjoy this free event and purchase a glass of sumptuous wine in celebration of the Arts. This is a family friendly event* with a child viewing area in the Barrel Room adjacent to the Tasting Room. Other student art will be featured, making this a delightful experience. We hope to see you there!
*Anyone under 21 is welcome with a parent or guardian
5th Grade Paper Airplane Contest
On Tuesday, Ms. Kim’s 5th graders held their annual paper airplane contest as part of their unit on aerodynamics. Elin Schlichting-Robinson won both the distance and flight time events. Congratulations Elin!
Place an Ad in the Theatre Program
If you are interested in placing an ad in the program for Guys and Dolls, please contact Kitsann Means. You could advertise a business or create a message of congratulations to a cast member. Ads are $20.00 for a few lines of congratulations, $35.00 for a business card sized ad, $50.00 for 1/2 page, and $100.00 for a full page ad. The show is being done at the Wildish Theatre. If you would like to use your creativity to obtain some volunteer hours by being in charge of the program, please let us know as soon as possible. Much thanks in advance. (Please see CSA News! below for a volunteer opportunity regarding this project.)
Green Team Quote of the Week
We are seeing the birth of a new perspective of the world, where ecology and economics are two sides of the same coin. ~ Leif Johansson
A THANK YOU “CARD” FOR ELLIOT FROM THE FAMILIES OF OHS
We would like to put together a scrapbook for Elliott with pictures, cards, and other sentiments from the families to reflect on his time at OHS. If you have material to contribute, please deliver to the CSA mailbox or send electronically to Johnna ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) by April 22nd. Please do NOT provide original material you want returned.
APRIL CSA MEETING – DATE and ROOM CHANGE
The next CSA meeting is on April 28th at 2pm in the Gather Room. Headmaster Sarkisian will join us. Discussion topics will include CSA leadership succession process; plans for Jog-a-thon and OHS day; plans for other end of the year activities. Additionally, the May meeting will not be at 7pm as originally planned due to low attendance at evening meetings. We will hold the meeting at 2pm in the Gather Room.
FACULTY LUNCHEON ON APRIL 20TH NEEDS YOUR YUMMY PLATTER!
Every spring, Oak Hill families show their appreciation for our terrific faculty and staff by throwing them a super nice luncheon with no student duties for an hour or so! This year the luncheon is on Wednesday, April 20th, starting at 11:30am in the Gather Room. Your contribution is greatly needed to help make this event a success. Please help show our Oak Hill Faculty and Staff how much we value them by providing food, drink, and/or time to this event.
· We need 5 salads, 7 entrees, 6 desserts, and 5 drinks. Portions should be for 6-8. More is better than less for this event!
· We need 9 individuals to help the day of the luncheon. 3 are needed to staff the lunchroom and upper school foyer and 2 are needed to watch the playground so all the faculty and staff can enjoy the luncheon. 2 are needed to help with the setup and food delivery at the luncheon, and 2 are needed for clean up. We start around 10:30am and are done by 1:30pm
Please contact us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, April 15, so we can have the weekend to fill in any gaps on the menu and schedule individuals to various tasks.
ADDITIONAL Upcoming community service Activities
Kitsann needs assistance in finding advertising sponsors for the spring theater production playbill. This is an activity that can be done off-campus at times convenient to your schedule. Please contact Kitsann directly at email@example.com or 541.744.0954×111
Upper School Neon Dance Party on April 22nd needs families to provide wholesome snacks – chips, crackers, cheese, water, 100% juice, and fruit – to keep their boogie energy high. Please let Johnna ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Laura Anderson (email@example.com ) know what you can provide no later than April 20th so they can plan out what is needed.
Garden Parties – from 9:30 to 1pm on the dates noted below; and bring your old clothes, muddy boots, and favorite garden tools (we have some in the shed if you prefer) and together we will beautify the campus! Mark your calendars for: April 23rd (in honor of Earth Day!), May 21st and June 4th (getting ready for OHS day and graduation!). And remember, Marian is in the garden most Friday mornings and is more than happy to have some assistance mucking about in the weeds. – This is a family friendly event; bring the little ones to help pull weeds!
OAK HILL DAY and the JOG A THON will be held June 10th!! Block off the whole day or a couple of hours and come celebrate our favorite school. The to-do list is getting formulated by event coordinators, and we will be asking folks to sign up to support the many individual events that run on that day. Questions or suggestions – contact Moira or Johnna - Johnna@charbo.net firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit your community service hours!
Don’t forget to log in your accumulated community service hours on the Oak Hill website: www.oakhillschool.net/csa – hours submission form. If you are newly enrolled and your student’s last name is not on the list, contact Moira Kiltie ( email@example.com ) or Tim Rogers ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) to get into the database.
Families at Oak Hill are required to provide 30 hours of community service or pay $20 per hour not fulfilled AND submitted by the last day of school (per family, not per child). See the community handbook on the website for details.