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Dear Oyster Adams Families, I hope you and your family are doing well and that you enjoyed the inauguration virtual 
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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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October 23, 2020 Dear Oyster Adams Families,   I hope you are safe and well, I am writing with a brief 
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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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OA will be celebrating Latino/Latinx spirit week for Hispanic Heritage month.   Monday: No school, indigenous people’s day Tuesday: Día de 
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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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