Oak Creek Celebrates Red Ribbon Week
October 17th-21st, 2016
Monday, Oct. 17th
Be You!, Be IncREDible!
All students and staff wear RED to kick off our Red Ribbon week!
Dine at Ruby’s tonight from 4:30-9 p.m. to raise funds for the Irvine Prevention Coalition, providing drug prevention awareness and other programs to aid in the promotion of positive behaviors in children. Make sure to take this flyer with you!
Tuesday, Oct. 18th
Lei off drugs!
Wear your favorite Aloha shirts or Hawaiian clothes!
I respect myself and will keep my body healthy.
I’ve got the POWER to make good choices!
Students and staff wear superhero shirts and accessories.
Thursday, Oct. 2oth
Dress for Success!
I won’t let drugs get in the way of my bright future.
Dress in the clothes of your dream career!
Friday, Oct. 21st
OWL always make W.I.S.E. choices!
Oak Creek students and staff wear spirit wear, owl, or green and yellow clothes.
Let’s be healthy and walk to school today!
ALL WEEK – Pennies for Prevention!
Bring in pennies to support this program! One lower and one upper grade class will win a class party for most pennies collected! Pennies in rolls will not be counted toward class totals.
THANK YOU to all Oak Creek Elementary families for making the 2016-2017 PTA Pledge & Membership Drive a big success!
With all of your generous support, we were able to raise over $45,000! We are well on our way to being able to fund many valuable programs and services for the students of Oak Creek. Click here to see a complete list of what is supported by our fundraising efforts.
Oak Creek families continue to come together to ensure the quality of education at our school. Your donation helps make Oak Creek Elementary a great place to learn!
We look forward to completing our fundraising efforts this spring with our annual Oak Creek PTA Jog-A-Thon!
Reflections is the National PTA Art Contest and this year’s theme is “What is Your Story?” Students create original works of art in the categories of dance, film, literature, music, photography, and visual arts.
Tuesay, Sept. 13th
3:00-3:30 p.m. in the Music Room
Learn more about the contest and get your questions answered.
Submissions are due by Friday, October 14th and an Art Show and Awards Ceremony will be held in the MPR (Multipurpose Room) on Tuesday, October 27th from 3-4 p.m. for all participants. For more information, refer to the National Requirements for Reflections Contest or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reflections info/handouts are available to download below:
Reflections Student Entry Form – English
Reflections Student Entry Form – Spanish
Requirements and Guidelines for Submissions
Packets for the annual PTA Fall Pledge Drive will be sent home this on Monday, August 29th. Please take some time to review the information included and we hope that you will make a pledge! Our goal this year is to raise $40,000 so we can continue to provide the programs that are listed below. Pledges can be made with either online or with cash or check when returning the filled out forms.
All payments and forms must be turned in by Friday, Sept. 16th if you want your child/children to be entered into the raffle.
The money generated by this PTA fundraiser goes directly toward educational and extra-curricular programs here at Oak Creek Elementary. Your generous support of the Oak Creek PTA Fall Pledge Drive make the following staff, activities, and programs available to all our students:
- Library and Media Assistants
- Teacher/Classroom Grants
- Technology Grants
- Art Masters Assemblies & Classes
- Student Assemblies
- Wise Owl Incentives
- Health Education
- Lunch Time Activities
- Fitness PE Program
- Reflections Art Contest
- Autism Awareness Day
- Family Fun Nights (Fall & Spring)
- Irvine Junior Games
- Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) Support
- Multicultural Night
- Red Ribbon Week
- School Directory
- Spirit Wear
- Spring Fling
- Staff & Teacher Appreciation Week
- Welcome Breakfast
- Website & Wise Owl eNews
THANK YOU, THANK YOU for your support!!!!!