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Red Oak Weekly Rattler

October 20, 2014
Red Ribbon Week Starts today! 

Monday: Wear Red

Tuesday: Wear PJs: Your choices are the keys to your dreams and a healthy future. No slippers please. 

Wednesday: Wear your favorite sports team apparel: We can team up to stay healthy.

Thursday: Police Officer Safety Talk

Friday: Meet at the Red Oak Garden at 7:45 am to release ladybugs and earthworms. First come first served.   Click here for all the details 

Restaurant Night: Panda Express
Our next Restaurant Night is this week. Stop by for lunch or dinner at:
Panda Express
5752 Lindero Canyon
Westlake Village, CA
Wed. Oct 22 11:00 am - 8:00 pm.

Click here for the flyer. Red Oak will get 20% of your bill. School Spirit Tastes Great! 
Upcoming Events
Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday 

Fall Fundraiser Ends 
to School Day
PFA Meeting 
8:30 am 
12  13  14  15

16  17 
Family Fun Night 5:00 pm

Wear Red 

Wear PJs 
Restaurant Night: Panda Express

Wear Sports Apparel  

Safety Talk 

Ladybugs and earthworms 
26  27  28  29

30  31 
Halloween Parade 
Click here for upcoming PFA events. 
Family Fun Night
What a fun night! Thank you to all the parents and kids who showed up last Friday night. Thank you to the parents who donated items to the gift baskets. They were incredible. Thank you to all who played BINGO and watched the movie. Last but not least THANK YOU to VPs of School Events: Jennifer Julian and Miranda Taylor and their team of volunteers. Your hard work really paid off. Everyone had a great time. 
Red Oak School Directory
We are still missing many family's information for the directory. If you haven't submitted your information or would like to check the accuracy of your information a draft of the directory will be available in the office.  The draft will be in the office on Wednesday. On-line submission is closed.  Please contact redoakpfa@gmail.com with questions. 
October Class Awards: 

Spirit Award winners are Miss White's 3rd grade class, Mrs. Noble's 1st grade class, and Mrs. Holland's 1st grade class.  


Class of the Month Award winners are Ms. Miller's 5th grade class and Mrs. LoBianco's kindergarten class.


Physical Achievement Award winners are Mrs. Lund's kindergarten class and Mr. Bodily's 5th grade class.
Donate your Halloween Candy to Operation Gratitude
Drop off your Candy in the office Monday Nov. 3 through Wed. Nov. 5. If candy can be separated into Chocolate and Non-Chocolate that would be helpful.  We will be looking for volunteers to help separate the candy on Thursday, November 6th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Contact Toni Caruso atcarusoktr@sbcglobal.net Click here for more information. 
Do You Want to Give Back to Oak Park and Beyond? 

The OPUSD Community Outreach Committee is hoping you will want to join in our efforts to give back to and enrich our community. We have so many exciting events and programs planned, including a Halloween Candy drive to benefit Operation Gratitude, a Flag recycling drive and of course our infamous Big Sunday in Oak Park.  Committee meetings will take place the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 9:00 am at the district office. If you are interested in joining, please contact the committee at Community@oakparkusd.org, or call the district office at (818) 735-3206. This might inspire you, a great article about Big Sunday national/international Day of Service "Volunteerism Goes Viral": http://www.fastcompany.com/3035955/volunteerism-goes-viral 

We've Got Spirit, Do You? 
Have You Always Wanted to be a Cheerleader? 
Oak Park High School Cheer Force is offering a clinic to all kindergarten through 8th grade students on Saturday, November 1st from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Come to the Oak Park Gym and show your spirit, learn cheers and a dance routine. All cheer clinic members will be performing at Half-Time at the OPHS Varsity Football game against Agoura Hills on November 7th. The cost is $40 per participant which includes T-shirt, instruction, half-time performance and entrance for participants into the game. Pick up your registration form in the office.
School Cents
Are you dropping off your receipts at Guest Services near Cheesecake Factory every time you shop at The Oaks?  The School Cents Fundraiser continues until April 30th.  Red Oak is ranked number 7!Lets keep going and get that number up! Click here for more information on School Cents. 
Holiday Boutique Vendors
Red Oak's annual Holiday Boutique will be on Dec. 4! If you or someone you know would like to be a vendor please contact Andrea Klopert at: andreaklopert@yahoo.com  or Christina Ling at:christina_nejad@hotmail.com
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Red Oak Elementary School  4857 Rockfield St.  Oak Park  CA 91377
818-707-7972  Attendance Line: 818-597-4242
Any request for supplies or donations toward the purchase of supplies, materials, equipment, field trips, programs, etc. is completely voluntary under the law in California public schools. Students may not be charged for participation in educational activities and may not be discriminated against or denied participation for not providing voluntary donations to the school.  Should any student or parent believe they were impermissibly charged a fee or required to provide materials or supplies that they would not have otherwise voluntarily paid or provided, an application for reimbursement may be filed with the District by calling (818) 735-3206.
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