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April Newsletter

Shamrock Marathon Final Mile

shamrock_14The Oakland Shamrock Run Club met before and after school twice a week to collect 25 miles toward a marathon.  Students ran their final mile at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront on Saturday, March 15th.  Our top girl and top boy are listed below:
Hope           6:33, 5th place Female
David          6:21, 35th place Male
Mrs. Phillips ran the 8k and placed 2nd in her group.

BASF: You be the Chemist Challenge

basf_chemist_challengeOn Saturday March 15 2014, 5th-8th graders across the district participated in You Be the Chemist Challenge.  All interested students first took a qualifying exam to participate in the challenge, and the three top scoring fifth graders from Oakland, Keyonna M., William S., and Tyler H. participated in the local challenge that took place at BASF Chemical Company in Suffolk.  William S. and Tyler H. placed in the challenge’s top 5, and will be moving on to the state challenge that will take place on April 26.

March Madness ~ in April

2012 TeamsLooking for 5th Grade students with good academics and awesome citizenship.  Encourage your 5th grader to meet the requirements and join us for March Madness ~ in April.  Our tournament will be on April 11th.

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Walk Across America

5kLooking for a wellness challenge?  Do you and your child think you can Walk across America before the Oakland staff?  Check out the informational letter below:

Walk Across America Letter

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