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The OCC will have a special meeting to conduct Board business this Wednesday, November 25th from 12:00-12:20.  The purpose of this 
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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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HER initiative (an OA girl empowerment club) has teamed up with our social worker to create an Amazon Wish List 
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One Weekend Only: December 5th & 6th As we are nearing the end of 2020, we have some good news 
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Looking ahead to the high school application process? In case you missed the informational session on Nov. 12, here is 
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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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November 3, 2020 The DCPS Chancellor has announced:“While we planned to offer in-person learning at the start of Term 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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Hi Oyster-Adams Families! Here are some fun, fall VIRTUAL Enrichment classes that OCA has put together for your pre-k -8th 
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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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Dear OA Parents,  Even though we started the school year in a virtual-only format, when students return to school, they 
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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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Start time: 9 am with morning meetings (school-wide) Lunchtime: 11:30 am -12:30 pm  (school-wide) Monday & Thursday schedules are the 
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OA will be distributing at-home learning starter kits on Friday, August 28 and Sunday, August 30. These kits will be grade-level 
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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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Many parents want to say thank you at the official end of the school year, but there are a few 
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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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Política de calificaciones de DCPS para el 3er Termino Escolar April 10th, 2020 Dear Oyster-Adams families, As you may have 
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