Please join us on Thursday, August 9th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. for schedule pick up and orientation for grades 6, 7, and 8. The process should take about 45 minutes. Families are asked to arrive any time between 4:00 and 6:30 p.m. *Please fill out the enclosed paperwork in advance to speed up the process and make things run smoothly. * School pictures will NOT be taken this night.
This will be an evening packed with valuable information for everyone! If you are a family who has never had students at Oakland, this orientation will be a great way for you to get school off to a great start.
Thursday, August 9th, 2018 Schedule Pick up and Orientation for 6th, 7th, & 8th grades
Please put this date on your calendar and make plans to join us. If you cannot make it on Thursday, August 9th, you may pick up all schedules and materials between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10th.
4:00—7:00 pm—Schedule Pick up—Gymnasium
turn in all forms (health forms, volunteer forms). You will be given your student’s information form to edit/update information we currently have on file
pick up your schedule
tour Oakland on your own, find classes and meet teachers
visit the OFA (Oakland Family Association) table and sign up to volunteer, buy spirit shirts, athletic passes and Oakland attire (checks for attire and the No Fundraiser List should be made out to OFA, checks for sports passes will be made out to CPS)
visit the Food Service Table to open a lunch account to avoid the hassle of bringing lunch money every day (if you pay by check, you will need a separate check made out to Columbia Public Schools)
visit the Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) booths to sign up for the many clubs and activities offered at OMS - booths will be located in the cafeteria
Parent Orientation Informational Meetings in the Media Center at 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. You are not required to attend these meetings. It is mainly for families new to Oakland.
learn about the programs and expectations at Oakland
learn and ask questions about the AVID Program
meet Mr. Jeff Mielke—Assistant Principal, Mr. Eric Hudson, Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Nawassa Logan— Guidance Counselor, and Dr. Helen Porter—Principal
The Columbia Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, or use of leave protected by the Family and Medical Leave Act, in its programs, activities, or with regard to employment. The Columbia Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer. Inquiries regarding Columbia Public Schools’ compliance with IDEA and Section 504 regulations should contact Special Services at 1818 West Worley, Columbia MO, 65203 (573) 214-3462. Notice of nondiscrimination