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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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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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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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How to Navigate Distance Learning DCPS has created resources at every grade level, so that students from Pre-K through 12th 
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From March 24th – April 3rd, every OA tigre will receive at least one family virtual touchpoint from an OA 
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While schools are closed, free meals will be available for all students every weekday from 10 am – 2 pm.  
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Dear Oyster-Adams families,  I know you will do your best as a parent.  Remember to take a deep breath and 
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Distance learning will start on Tuesday, March 24. Distance learning packets are available here online. OA will be using our 
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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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