"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller
Dear Parents and Students,Thank you SO much for an awesome year. We accomplished so much! This is our last week of school and I am going to miss all of you. I have enjoyed being your teacher this year. Have a great summer vacation! Enjoy your time with families and friends, and be safe.
Here is a glance of the week:
May 21 & 22 ~ Students will still have their Specials: Art on Monday and PE on Tuesday. They will also have their Spanish class.
Tuesday, May 22~ is 5th Grade Maturation. Students with permission slips will have their classes on hygiene and puberty. Boys and girls will be separated and taught in different sessions at Elementary Library for this instructional program. Boys session @9:00-10:00 a.m.; Girls session @10:15-11:00 a.m. Our school nurse, Rachel Walker will be instructing this program.
Wednesday, May 23~ is Lagoon Day. Congratulations to those 200 Aguilas of Excellence students who have earned the opportunity to go to Lagoon this year. Permission slips were sent home with your child and it needs to be signed and returned to the front office secretary. Please do not send money to the school. Students should take their money with them to Lagoon to purchase their pass. It is free dress. Busses leave OPA at approximately 8:30 a.m. and will return to OPA at approximately 5:00 p.m. Please make arrangements to be picked up at the school after we return.
Thursday, May 24~ Award Assembly @9:00 & Yearbook distribution and signing. It is minimum day, dismissal at 12:45 p.m.
Friday, May 25~ 5th & 6th Grade Field Day at OPA Soccer field. Last Day of School! Early dismissal. We would greatly appreciate 5-10 parent volunteers. IF you are interested in helping with this event, please contact Mrs. Lomeli at email@example.com or Mr. Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you!
Your child is encouraged to bring the following items with him/her:
1. Bottled water
2. Comfortable shoes
3. Sun block
4. Sweater or change of clothes
5. Towel to sit on
CELL PHONES MAY NOT BE USED DURING THE EVENT & MUST BE KEPT IN A BAG WITH BELONGINGS! Your child is responsible for keeping track of any items they bring with them. The school is NOT responsible for any lost items. Also, poor behavior will result in being sent home early.
5th & 6th Grade Field Day Schedule
8:10 Arrive at OPA Homeroom for attendance/Lunch Count
8:20 Go to OPA filed to learn about schedule & rules
8:30 5th Grade Race
9:10 6th Grade Race
9:50 5th vs. 6th Grade races (All kids gather around and cheer)
10:50 Sack Race
10:55 3-Legged Race
11:00 Obstacle Course
10:30 ALL Races (Teachers vs.Winners)
11:15 Clean up
11:30 Fire Hoses (weather permitting)
12:30 Go home!
- May 21 Clean lockers
- May 22 Maturation @9:00-10:00 a.m. (Boys); @10:15-11:00 a.m. (Girls) in the elementary library
- May 23 Lagoon Day
- May 24 Award Assembly, Minimum Day
- May 25 Field Day, Minimum Day-Last Day of School
- May 26 FIRST DAY OF SUMMER VACATION! ENJOY!