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The Book Fair Blooms in Spring

Mountain Oaks Families! The Spring Book Fair is "growing" right under our noses and will be "springing" up for the week before spring break! The Book Fair "blooms" March 27th through March 31st. "Hop" on by and "graze" the fair! We will "bee" hosting some fun activities that students can "sow" the seeds of chances to win a free book!

Click on the article title to visit the Book Fair's website to see more and learn about the very convenient eWallet.

Posted 3/21/23

Survey for 10th Graders

Mountain Oaks School-San Andreas Campus has been invited by the University of Michigan to participate in a nationwide survey of 10th graders, entitled Monitoring the Future: a continuing study of American youth. The survey is scheduled for Thursday, March 23rd from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. After participation, as a "thank you", your 10th grader is invited to enjoy a pizza lunch on us. Participating in this survey offers Mountain Oaks an opportunity for additional funding for our school. Click article title for more information. Posted 3/20/23

Spring Celebration

Don't miss this fun event! Click article title for more information. Posted 3/7/23

Breakfast and Lunch from March 20 to 31

This week and next week, there will not be any breakfast served and lunches will be the shelf stable lunches in the front office. CRA is on spring break for the next two weeks so the kitchen will not be open. Students still need to sign up for lunches if they want shelf stable lunches. Posted 3/20/23

Egg Drop Challenge

For: TK-12
When: Monday, March 27 from 1:30-2:00
Students are encouraged to create a device that will protect their raw egg from a drop off the school's roof. You can use any materials you want except for bubble wrap. Students are encouraged to complete the Egg Drop Challenge form, but it is not required. We will have prizes for: Most Creative, Most Colorful, and Unbroke Eggs. Get creative and have fun! Don't forget to bring your device and egg to the Spring Celebration so that we can drop them off the roof and see how well they hold up. Click article title for Egg Drop Challenge form. Posted 3/17/23

Snack Shack

Leadership run Snack Shack will start this Thursday, 3/16 from 12:00-12:30. Snacks range between $1 - $3. Please bring cash. Click article title to see flyer. Posted 3/15/23

Clean-Up-A-Thon Participation Flyer

Click article title to print the participation flyer for this event on April 21st. After it is completed it can be returned to Kayle or Cecilia. Posted 3/15/23

8th Grade Graduation Information

Graduation is right around the corner. The 8th Grade graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 25th at 6 PM at the Mountain Oaks Gymnasium in San Andreas. Graduates need to be at the school by 4:00 PM on graduation day for photos and rehearsal. Graduates and their families should consider the significance of the event and dress accordingly. Therefore, graduates should not come in shorts or ripped jeans.

Click article title for more important information. Posted 3/5/23

High-Altitude Balloon Activity - Date Changes

Our High-Altitude Presenters all concur it is necessary to postpone Monday, March 6th's instructional meeting.

We have agreed on the following revised schedule:
Monday, March 20th 10:00 -11:00 am (Instruction/Presentation)
Monday, March 27th 10:00 -11:00 am (Instruction/Presentation)
Monday, April 17th 10:00 - 11:00 am (Instruction/Presentation)
Balloon Launch - TO BE DETERMINED Posted 3/3/23

Congratulations New Board of Directors Members

I sincerely thank everyone who voted in this year's Board of Directors election.

Congratulations go to our new Board members - Roxanna Rabe and Lauren Coolidge.

I appreciate their willingness to take on this responsibility and their service to Mountain Oaks.

Deb Blankenship

Science Fair

We had a large turn out this year for Science Fair with 17 projects entered! We want to thank all the participants for showing up and for the effort they put into their projects. We had multiple winners this year because we have a large age span and such unique projects! We judged by grade level, category, and overall project winners.

Overall winner this is..... (drumroll!!!) ARABELLE HAUGHTON!!!

2nd overall- Holiday Webster
3rd overall- Alma Oneto

Winners by grade level:
K-3 Projects
1st place- Adelynne Anisko
2nd place- Daisy Turnbeaugh and Jude Turnbeaugh

4-8th Projects
1st place- Katie Lindahl

By Category:
Physical Science Winner- Zachary Brown

Life Science Winner- Emmaline Turnbeaugh

Those advancing to the Calaveras County Science Fair are Arabelle Haughton, Katie Lindahl, and Holiday Webster!!!

Congratulations to all!

Click article title to see pictures. Posted 2/9/23

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