UPDATE 3/20/18: The following items are currently in need at the Oakes Food Pantry: Jello and Pudding Boxes Canned Fruit Help support the Food Panty and the Oakes Elementary Houses by donating to this great cause! Donations will be accepted through the end of the month. ORIGINAL POST 3/2/18: OakesContinue reading… Houses Service Project Helps Oakes Food Pantry
Our local Snowbuster’s Club recently held a sledding day that had 100 kids participate in their event. The kids had a blast being pulled up the hill by snowmobiles and a UTV with tracks. The snowmobiles and UTV pulled larger sleds that could hold multiple kids. Some of the kids actually hung on the backContinue reading… Nothing is Permanent in This World – March 2018
By Sonia Meehl Oakes Public School invites submission of nomination petitions to be considered for induction to our Hall of Fame. Many worthy individuals have provided outstanding service or brought honor to Oakes Public Schools. Hall of Fame inductees must have made significant contributions to Oakes Public Schools and mustContinue reading… OPS Invites Hall of Fame Nominations
Slowing down is one of the hardest concepts for me to embrace. I’ve always strived for constant growth. One of my favorite sayings from my high school days is from a poster that was hanging in the weight room which said, “Bigger, Faster, Stronger”. The Oakes Public Schools has enduredContinue reading… It is Okay to Slow Down – February 2018
Cold and flu season is upon us! Please monitor your students closely and follow the below guidelines when it comes to either staying home or coming back to school. Together we can work to prevent the spreading of germs.
This year’s elementary music concert was full of energy and excitement. I may be a bit biased due to having three sons in the program; however, it was spectacular and I tip my hat to our students, staff, and music program for their hard work and dedication. One part ofContinue reading… Get Back Up Again – January 2018
My brother and I live in two different worlds in relation to our careers. I chose to follow in my father’s footsteps and go into education while my brother chose to be a mortician. Near the end of a visit with family, my brother looked at me and said heContinue reading… Helping Others – December 2017
Check out the below video to see how Flex Mod is working at Oakes High School.
Last month after posting my blog I asked my wife what she thought of it. She replied, “meh”. I looked at her and said, meh? She followed with, “what happened to the emotion, people don’t want to hear the facts and figures of the school?” Her comment instantly took me back toContinue reading… Why Compare Yourself to Others? – November 2017