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We hear you! Thanks to the hard work of the Oyster-Adams Community Council (OCC), parents, and Oyster-Adams administrators and teachers, 
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Outdoor lunch is key to staying safe. The school can’t do it all on its own. Adams is ready and 
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I hope everyone had a great week. I cannot believe that it has already been two weeks since we welcomed 
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This week, we were very happy to welcome all students to in-person learning. I hope your students had a great first week. I had 
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These resources were highlighted in the Town Halls held by Principal Pineda and OA staff this week. Make sure you 
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I am so excited to share with you everything that we have been doing to get ready for our students. 
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Today, we welcomed back our teachers and staff!  We are all looking forward to welcoming students back in person this school year! I 
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DCPS shared an update on our back-to-school health and safety measures and the robust plans that will be in place 
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Message from Principal Pineda I hope everyone had a great week. The admin team at school is so excited to 
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Oyster Creative Activities (OCA) We are very excited that OCA registration for SY 2021-2022 is finally open!  It’s been way too long and we are 
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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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OA Parent and vaccine expert Dr. Rana Hamdy (mom of Shaan Parekh, 4th grade) is a pediatric infectious diseases physician 
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Invitation / Invitación Oyster-Adams Reopen Community Corps Meeting – Jan. 12, 6-8pm    Oyster-Adams has a Term 3 plan based on 
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Join the LSAT on Monday Night (12/14) @ 6-8pm to discuss re-opening plans and other LSAT agenda items. Monday’s (virtual) LSAT meeting will be 
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The Oyster-Adams online store is up and running! Something for everyone—from tigritos to abuelitos to pets!—just in time for the holidays. So many 
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Having trouble finding books for your kids during the pandemic? You are in luck! Our 26th Annual Bilingual Book Fair is 
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The Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) is an elected committee of parents & teachers that advises the principal & administration 
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TARGET GIFT DRIVE: Our goal is to provide 65 OA families with a $100 TARGET GIFT CARD so they can 
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OA will continue virtual for the launch of term 2 while DCPS and city senior leadership negotiate staffing.  DCPS hopes 
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3rd Grader Donates prize – $650 in books– to the Oyster Library!! OA 3rd-grader Annika recently won a global illustration 
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Grades at Your Fingertips with ASPEN Dear DCPS Families, We are pleased to share that starting in mid November, families of 
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The middle school is making a small adjustment to the timing of classes which are now slightly shorter to accommodate 
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Our Oyster-Adams family has faced the COVID-19 pandemic with remarkable strength, resilience, and kindness. When buildings first closed, teachers and staff 
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This week’s academic calendar will not shift as previously announced.  Tuesday, Nov. 3 — Election Day; no school for students and 
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