Author: Catrin Morris

Dear Middle School In-Person Families, We are delighted that so many students will be returning to the building.  Our building 
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Please read the email from Principal Cruz, sent out on April 5, 2021. https://conta.cc/3rU1VXQ
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(most recent updates at the top) Term 4 Expansion – April 10 This week we launched all our initial offers 
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Picture Day! – Sign up for a time slot for March 5 or 10th on one of the following. Students going 
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HER Initiative is a club to help empower girls and women in our school, DC, and around the world. In 
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We need the OA Community to amplify our call for new playgrounds!We sent letters to the Mayor here (English) and here (Spanish) and 
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Please click on the links below to read the most recent weekly emails from Principal Cruz. April 2: https://conta.cc/31F7DCrApril 2: 
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3rd-Graders’ GOTV postcard initiative makes the news… Again! After learning about elections, a group of OA 3rd graders started mailing 
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This past weekend, the Washington Urban Debate League kicked off the local debate season, online!  Students from 26 different schools gathered 
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Dear MS Families, Officially, we are at the  mid-point of Term 1. The end of the first quarter of the year 
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Athletics will take place this year assuming we have some in person interactions during school hours. For now, we are 
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Back to school night is optional for parents this year and will be an opportunity to meet with school leaders 
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Given the multiple and ongoing protests throughout the country we are posting (finally!) the wonderful photos from our June Oyster-Adams 
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SY19-20 Locker Cleanout Schedule Starting this week, parents are invited to sign up for a time to clean out their 
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April 27 marks the start our 4th and final term of the 2019-2020 School Year.  The language below is a 
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How To Be A Perfect Pandemic Parent Just kidding! No one thinks parenting during a lockdown is easy. Everyone is new 
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Balancing family & work has always been hard.  With 2/3 of American families headed by single parents or by two working parents, juggling 
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Thursday April 16- No school for students and teachers Work for Thursday is moved to Friday Friday’s work will be 
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How can we better monitor our kids’ use of tech at home? Our kids have never spent this much time 
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Why not use this opportunity to teach your kids about the health care industry in America and about how viruses 
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Does your child need extra help with distance learning and homework? To ensure that Oyster-Adams maintains its mission to provide 
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Contact camp director & Oyster Librarian Laura Kleinmann at laura.kleinmann@k12.dc.gov
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Games Night Was a Blast! THANK YOU to everyone who attended game night! Hope you had a blast trying out different games! And THANKS 
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#OA Thankful: New Teachers Lounges Finally, our beloved : new vibrant and comfortable teachers lounges at both campuses. The OCC 
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Bring the family to the Oyster campus for a FUN Games Night! You’ll have a blast! More info below.
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Buy a gorgeous tree or wreath and raise money for our school! Sat/Sun 10am-5pm on Dec 7/8 and Dec 14/15! 
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Nov. 12-15th: 8am – 8pmNov. 16th: 10am – 4pm Nov. 18th: 8am – 4pm Oyster Campus Special guests:Critterdude: 11/12 – 6:30 PMAuthor Laura Krauss 
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Many parents want to say thank you and wish the teachers and OA staff a wonderful, well-do eserved break this 
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As we approach winter break and plan our family travel and dinners- children get excited to share in gift giving 
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Oyster-Adams is participating in the Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation‘s 9th Annual Candy Drive, which collects Halloween candy from the area 
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