Nominations are being accepted for Oscoda Area Schools Distinguished Alumni Award. If you know someone that should be recognized please submit the completed application to Mr. Allison at firstname.lastname@example.org
Oscoda Youth Wrestling is looking for wrestlers ages 5-14 to join the club for the 2021-2022 season. Practices run Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30 in the upper gym at OHS beginning Tuesday, November 30th. Anyone can join and the cost is $35. Please fill out the attached form to sign up! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScRGUc82GXy-w-JXRH02vxpq5wwCkggk9nWki0xd5SYKt8QvA/viewform?usp=sf_link
Oscoda Area Schools would like to extend our gratitude to Sandcastle Beach Resort for their generous donation to our Backpack Program today. Tom and Stacy stopped by the school today to drop off their donation and we couldn't be more grateful for their support!
The Owl Varsity Soccer team defeated Roscommon by a score of 6-0 last night in MHSAA District Semifinals. Oscoda will advance to the final round of districts on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 3 p.m. here in Oscoda. If you are attending the event, you must purchase tickets ahead of time at GoFan. You can access tickets through the website at GoFan.co or by downloading the mobile app. You can also use the link below to purchase tickets. Tickets are $7.30/ticket. https://gofan.co/app/events/405342?schoolId=MI3433
Oscoda Area Schools is seeking qualified applicants to fill a role as a Full Time Secretary. If you or someone you know may be interested in this opportunity, please refer them to the attached job posting or to Oscoda Area Schools employment opportunities page at: https://www.oscodaschools.org/o/oas/page/hr-employment-opportunities
Can you believe that we are already 4 weeks into the school year? It has gone by quickly. Today Chester wrapped up week #4 by getting a haircut. Thank you to Sunrise Side Grooming Salon for once again taking Chester from shabby to chic. We appreciate your sponsorship! Take a look at the before and after. He looks great! Thank you!
We are still looking for volunteers to assist with the concession stand for tonight (9/16/21) and tomorrow night's (9/17/21) football games. If interested please contact Coach Whitley via email at email@example.com
Welcome back to school Oscoda Area Schools families. Attached you will find the Richardson Elementary School's lunch menu.
We hope everyone is getting excited about the start of a new school year. Today Chester checked something off of his back to school list. He got his back to school haircut/groom and is looking refreshed to see students on August 30th. He is excited to kick off a new year. Thank you to Sunrise Side Grooming Salon for making this happen! We are very appreciative of all of our sponsors of Chester. Go Owls!
Good Morning OHS Families, 7th-12th grade schedules are live this morning. Families and students can go into Skyward to access their schedule today. However, prior to getting access to a schedule, parents/guardians must sign in through the Family Skyward Access to complete an update of the information in Skyward. To get access to Skyward go to: https://www.oscodaschools.org/o/oas/page/parents--882 On the left hand side is Skyward Family Access, which is where you can log in. If you are unsure of your password, you can call the office at 989-739-9121 ext. 2203 to have it reset. On the left is also a request form, if you do not already have access. Having the information in Skyward updated is important for the health and safety of our students. Once the information is updated, then the schedules will be available to be viewed by the parent and the student. We hope everyone has a great Wednesday! Go Owls!
The National Honor Society is hosting a blood drive on August 11, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Check out the attached flier for additional details.
The school year may be coming to a close, but our Social Emotional Team wanted to make sure the families that we serve have up-to-date information regarding various community resources. In addition, our team will be available to support the social emotional needs of our students throughout the summer. Mrs. Martin, Mrs. Ortiz, and Ms. Hamilton will be available via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not hesitate to reach out for assistance if you are in need. Have a great summer and go Owls!
Parents of current fifth and sixth graders - if your child would like to join Beginning Band in the fall, please email Mrs. Lopez (email@example.com) with the name of your child, and the grade that they will be in when school begins in the fall. Students do not need any prior music experience, and do not yet need to own an instrument. Instruments fittings will be done once school starts for the 2021-2022 school year. Please see the attached flyer for additional information.
On May 24th, 2021, 23 Third Grade students participated in the annual Spelling Bee at RES. We congratulate all students for the courage and efficacy to represent our Third Grade in this year's Spelling Bee. After several spelling rounds, Sharon Brinn (pictured) was honored with 1st Place, Aria Budnick with 2nd Place, and Mackenzie Giffin (pictured) with Third Place. Great job to all of our participants this year and to Mr. Charlie Negro for conducting the Spelling Bee!
The June 2021 Observer is now available electronically! Check out our latest edition in honor of the class of 2021! Good Luck Graduates! https://5il.co/t16r
Need help with internet access? Check out the attached flier for more information related to the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. FCC Internet Discount Program for parents/students https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit About the Emergency Broadband Benefit The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.
The Office of Highway Safety Planning is collaborating with the ThinkFirst organization to offer a free Virtual Parent Program. This is a great opportunity for parents who have children near driving age to learn more in preparation of their teens hitting the road. More details can be found on the attached flier.
Alpena Community College is hosting a 3 day job fair event! This "Just Jobs Week" event will allow job seekers to meet with multiple local employers in one location! Check out the attached flier for more information. We hope to see you there!
OAS families, Students in 3rd-11th grades are still expected to complete state testing this spring. Attached is the revised calendar for state testing. If you have any questions about the state testing requirements, please contact your child's teacher and/or building. They can then provide some more guidance. We will work on having the best testing environment that we can for our students and know that they will rock whatever test that they need to complete. Go Owls!