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May 6 – May 10 is Teacher Appreciation Week! Monday, May 6Bring a flower or small treat for a teacher. Tuesday, May 
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It’s FUN RUN time, an annual OA tradition of celebrating physical fitness in a city park. Students head to Rock Creek Park 
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The computer-based PARCC* tests assess what your child is learning in school and help teachers and parents know if students 
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BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS!  Sunday – April 7 Relax while surrounded by friends and books! 20% of your purchase from Politics 
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The Tempest begins today at Adams! Come see Oyster-Adams Middle School Students in The Tempest at Adams Middle School, March 
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We have asked–and answered–all the questions you could possibly have about the Online Auction and the Live Auction and Party 
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The Auction and Party is a BLAST! Buy your tickets now!
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When you come in for your parent-teacher CONFERENCE March 8, bring a treat to the teachers’ lounge.  OCC to host 
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Dear OA Families: We write to update you on the current facility challenges at our Adams campus which houses our 4th- 
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The summer camp online auction is now open for bidding!You may be in the process of planning activities for next 
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Take a night off from cooking…Eat at Nandos while ALSO helping your school! Tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 12th from 4-8pm Eat 
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Buy OA apparel and show school pride!  OCC has restocked inventory for our traditional styles and has a new long 
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OCC (our Parent-Teacher Org) Board Meetings this Winter/Spring  OCC Board Meetings are OPEN TO ALL Oyster-Adams parents  THIS THURSDAY OCC 
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The Oyster-Adams much-loved summer camp — DEDOS —  is open for registration! Campamento DEDOS 2019 is open for registration. DEDOS 
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The Oyster-Adams Pan African Parent committee is hosting their 2nd annual Black History Month student essay contest. In honor of 
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Safety and Security Update As you may have heard around town, DC police reported an attempted kidnapping of a young child 
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WINTER 2019 Enrichment Classes Use the link below to access the master list of classes or the schedule. You may 
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Do your kids enjoy cooking? Join the Future Chefs Challenge!Sponsored by SodexoMAGIC, the annual Future Chefs Challenge is a cooking competition 
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The new DC School Report Cards for DC public and charter schools have been announced and Oyster-Adams has been given 
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Our renowned bilingual program is expensive to run. Your donations help cover extra staffing costs. We ask that each family contribute $400 per child, more if you can and less if you need to.
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New Adams Math Clubs! Start Tuesday Nov. 27 during lunch & recess. 4th & 5th Grade Club: Meet in Room 205. Middle School Club: Meet in room 308
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The OA Coat Swap was such a HUGE success last school year, we are trying it again! Last year thanks 
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During the month of November, we'd like to take the time to reflect on all of the things we are thankful for. Look for the #OAthankful hashtag on our Facebook and Twitter feeds all month, and tag us back by sharing what makes you #OAthankful. And, join the OCC’s efforts by giving to the Oyster-Adams Annual Campaign. We ask that each family contribute $400 per child – or sign up for easy monthly installments. Commit before December 31st to receive your 2018 tax deduction.
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Purchase a gift card at a local grocery store from November 13 t 20, 2018 to help offset the cost of Thanksgiving dinner for a deserving OA family. Any denomination is accepted!
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Oyster-Adams alumni in Wilson High School’s production of RENT.   Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about 
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Friday, November 2nd 4pm-6pm  Adams gym Snacks, DJ, and a screening of the moving Coco!
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We loved seeing the creative ideas of our students and teachers. #VamosTigres!
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At Oyster Adams, many students and faculty choose to wear costumes for Halloween. They are acceptable, although notrequired. All students 
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(Oct. 31-Nov. 2) The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday that honors ancestors. This holiday is observed by regions 
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Oyster campus Thursday, November 1Adams campus Friday, November 2 To order fall individual student photos, please use the link below 
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