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Summer School/Jump Start

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Oregon-Davis School Corporation is planning for summer school to be for 10 days in July and August (July 24 – August 4) for various students in K-8 grade. Summer school will be in session between 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM with a grab and go breakfast as well as a lunch served at 11:30 AM. Transportation will be provided. Please note that summer school will be called Jump Start.

Commencement

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It has been an amazing year and an amazing journey for our seniors at Oregon-Davis. They have put in years of hard work, and as a result, their futures are coming together before their eyes. Some have been accepted to colleges across the country, some are pursuing a specific vocation while others are taking advantage of community college.

We will come together as a community to celebrate these students’ accomplishments together at our annual graduation ceremony on June 2, 2017 at 6:30 PM at the Jr./Sr. High School Gymnasium. We hope to see you there!

Sleep and Learning

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Many studies have been done that link sleep and learning. Researchers have found that well rested minds are able to learn easier and retain more information. So, how much sleep does your child need?

1-3 years old               12-14 Hours per day

3-6 years old               10-12 Hours per day

7-12 years old             10-11 Hours per day

12-18 years old           8-9 Hours per day

Make the Most of this Time of Year

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Summer is a great time to enrich and enhance student learning in a fun way. Parents can plan small, inexpensive or free outings in and around Hamlet that will allow students to expand their knowledge and pique curiosity. Parks and nature preserves serve as excellent outdoor classrooms where children can learn and explore. Children need to read daily, so picking out books at the library is a fun way to read for pleasure and keep up on reading skills. Going out with your child is not possible each and every day, playing at home and outside help children learn and grow.

Commencement

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It has been an amazing year and an amazing journey for our seniors at Oregon Davis. They have put in years of hard work, and as a result, their futures are coming together before their eyes. Some have been accepted to colleges across the country, some are pursuing a specific vocation while others are taking advantage of community college.

We will come together as a community to celebrate these students’ accomplishments together at our annual graduation ceremony on June 2, 2017 at 6:30pm. We hope to see you there!

The Oregon-Davis Junior Senior High School was ranked among the best in recent report!

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The Oregon-Davis Junior Senior High School was ranked among the best in Indiana by “U.S. News and World Report.” Oregon-Davis Junior Senior High School is ranked 59th within Indiana. 

The publication reviewed more than 28,000 schools nationwide for its 2017 rankings, and 136 schools in Indiana made their “Best High Schools” rankings. The publication ranks schools based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college.

Preschool Sign Ups

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Oregon Davis Elementary will be accepting signups for preschool throughout the rest of the school year for the 2017-18 school year. Please stop by the elementary office to fill out a brief information sheet and bring your child’s birth certificate and immunization records. A child is eligible to attend preschool if he or she is 4 or 5 years old and will be entering kindergarten during the 2017-18 or 2018-19 school year.

The Benefits of Reading Books

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It is our goal that every student develops a passion for reading. We provide many opportunities on a daily basis for students to be exposed to a variety of texts. Every once and awhile we are faced with the question, “Why do we have to read?”  Here are a variety of ways to answer this question.

  1.      Reading exercises your brain.
  2.      Reading increases your ability to empathize with others.
  3.      Reading improves concentration and focus.
  4.      Reading helps develop creativity.
  5.      Reading is entertaining.
  6.      Reading provides knowledge and information.
  7.      Reading enriches language and vocabulary.
  8.      Reading reduces stress and puts you in a better mood.

Kindergarten Roundup

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Oregon Davis Elementary is calling all parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1, 2017! Please join us Tuesday, April 11 from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. for Kindergarten Roundup. Make sure to bring your child’s birth certificate and their immunization records. Roundup will consist of touring the building, visiting classrooms, watching a video about a day in Kindergarten, refreshments and a goodie bag! For more questions and to reserve a spot, call (574) 867-2711.