April is Amazing at OAES!

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The Wildcat Reading Rock Stars Earned 2nd Place in the District Battle of the Books- an OAES first! Way to go, Reading Rock Stars!
Recently some of our 5th grade students represented Oglethorpe at the District Battle of the Books.  They won 2nd place.  We are SO PROUD!
April is Poetry Month.  It’s in full force at the OAES Media Center.  We have lots of great poetry exploration stations like Make an Acrostic Poem, Book Spine Poetry, Poetry Performance Center and more.

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Important Dates:
  • The last day to turn in reading logs for the Reading Rock Star Field Trip is Tuesday, April 21.
  • Books for Keeps will be at school to distribute 12 books to every child on April 27-28. each child gets to choose which books they want!
  • The ACC Librarians will be visiting the week of May 4th to discuss their summer reading program.  Make sure to take part so you can attend the Summer Reading Rock Star party in August.
  • Our 4th grade Battle of the Books will be held on Wednesday, May 6.
  • The Reading Rock Star Field Trip to the GA Museum of Art will be held on Tuesday , May 5 for grades 3-5 and Friday,  May 8 for K-2.
  • Also  on May 8, author Sarah Weeks will visit our kindergarten and 1st grade.  Order a copy of her book, Glamourpuss, and she will sign it just for you!
  • The week of May 11th Mrs. Sugiuchi will tell you about our summer reading program.  I am creating reading lists of selections tailored just for you right now!
  • Don’t forget! All library books are due by May 14.  All PLDs will be checked in May 18-19.
  • Get ready to read all summer! The last day of school is May 21.

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