Negotiation Update

During our first negotiation session with OGEA, Board of Education President Jennifer Manski and Vice President Lane Hasler emphasized the respect and appreciation we have for our teachers, who are truly at the heart of our students’ learning success and our OGS reputation. Both the Board and the OGEA have committed to conducting these negotiations with mutual professionalism and collegiality, and have agreed that we will keep discussions related to this matter between adults and out of the classroom. 

As your elected School Board representatives, 

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1:1 iPad Take Home Pilot - UPDATED

The Oak Grove School Tech Team will host informational meetings for 3rd and 4th grade families interested in the 1:1 Take Home Pilot on March 9th. There will be three informational sessions held at Oak Grove this week; March 3rd at 6:30 PM, March 5th at 1 PM and March 5th at 6:30 PM in the Elementary Library.

Attendance is required by at least one parent or guardian in order to participate in the take home pilot. Family members are welcome to attend, including students.

The Tech Team will be sharing the goals of the pilot, information on the devices and apps, and internet filtering procedures. We will also be reviewing informational documents that will require signatures for participation in the Pilot. These documents can be previewed on the new 1:1@OGS Website.

http://1to1.ogschool.org

​We look forward to seeing you this week! ​

 
Kindergarten 15-16 Registration

PLEASE CLICK HERE to register for Kindergarten 2015-16!

 
Mandatory PARCC Testing

In 2010, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) adopted new, more rigorous learning standards for English language arts and mathematics. Featuring new types of questions and innovative items, the PARCC assessment is a system designed to assess each student’s mastery of these new English language arts and mathematics learning standards.  

The PARCC assessment replaces the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) and the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE), and differs from these former assessment systems in a number of ways:

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Unlock The Vault: 6th - 12th Grade Multi-District Parent Workshop

On Tuesday March 10th at Vernon Hills High School, 6th - 12th grade parents are invited to attend a multi-district parent night workshop. Four different presentations will be offered both at 7:00 PM and 8:15 PM focusing on the topics of drug/alcohol, parenting teenagers, current technology trends, and sleep. Community presenters including Dr. Charlie Logdon, Dr. Michael Feld, Bob Uliks, Bill Reichert, and Ryanne Bright will provide current trends, helpful information, and strategies specifically for parents. Don't miss out on this worthwhile evening! Kim Wesley & Gayle Timlin
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"Kiss That Cow"

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