Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Forsyth's 2nd graders know there's nothing wrong with a little friendly competition while learning in centers!
about 6 hours ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Annick's 1st graders had a great time when Mrs. Steinwig visited and read her children's book!
about 8 hours ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Awesome day having Dennis Mathew, author of Bello the Cello, come read, talk with, and sing for Oak Glen! Look for order forms to purchase Mr. Mathew's books coming home later this week!
5 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Kmetz's 3rd graders are having fun while learning their vocabulary!
6 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Balciunas's classroom has learning all over it! Here, Oak Glen students are searching for sight words on the door. Once the word is found, they give it a high five!
7 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen 3rd graders spent the day as construction workers, earning their way up the ranks through apprentices, journeymen, and foremen by completing activities! Such an inspiring, engaging, and educational day!
13 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
Thanks to Board Member and Community Reader Dr. Wallace, who spent time reading Thanksgiving books to Ms. Huppert's kindergarteners and Mrs. Berridge's first grade class at Oak Glen!
14 days ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Mahoney does a great job promoting and encouraging reading when students visit her for LRC time!
14 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Mahoney does a great job promoting and encouraging reading when students visit her for LRC time!
14 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Mahoney does a great job promoting and encouraging reading when students visit her for LRC time!
14 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen's Social Worker, Ms. Toppmeyer (who is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker!), engaged and taught the faculty about positive behavior interventions and supports for students. #RECOGNIZE
18 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Isabelle, a 1st grader in Mrs. Robins' class, was so good we couldn't ignore! Everyday Isabelle stays behind after lunch to help cleanup! Thanks for being a true #OakGlenGrizzly Isabelle!
19 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen students brought in 704 pairs of socks to donate to the homeless for Socktober! 2nd grade had brought in the most pairs, beating out 1st grade by just 8 pairs! Their generosity and kindness earned them a fun time at the Sock Hop!
21 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Great afternoon learning and reading about Mrs. Wishy-Washy with Ms. Huppert's Kindergarteners.
24 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Kaylie, an Oak Glen 5th grader, was So Good We Couldn't Ignore! Kaylie found money outside, turned it in to the office, and helped find and return who it belonged to! That's a true Oak Glen Grizzly!
25 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen fundraiser winners had a great afternoon with Silly Safaris! Mr. Earnshaw lived up to his end of the deal and kissed a 60 pound python!
26 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Beautiful drum sounds coming from Mrs. Stephens's fifth grade class at Oak Glen - you are truly talented musicians!
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Kubik's 2nd graders creating synonym bats for the season! #OakGlenGrizzlies
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen's staff chose Mr. Earnshaw for their costume theme this year. Happy Halloween!
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen's 1st Annual Trunk or Treat was a huge success! Thank you to all the families who decorated their vehicles and came out to make it a spectacular event. We especially want to thank Mayor Patty Eidam of the Village of Lansing for hosting her vehicle!
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Brandon, a 5th grader in Mrs. Cialdella's class, was so good we couldn't ignore! He came into school and declared he was ready to learn, then proved it! This is a true #OakGlenGrizzly - excited to learn and work hard everyday!
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
No matter how old you are, parachute games are always engaging and fun! Mrs. Yonkers does an awesome job teaching Oak Glen's kindergartners about teamwork and collaboration in PE!
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Just some friendly competition! Mrs. Bown's 5th graders are paired up to see who can catch the most monsters by knowing their fractions & decimals.
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen supports IDIC 15 Awareness Day!
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Not only did Mr. Earnshaw, Mrs. Sechowski, and Mr. White raise over $4,000 for various charities, they each finished running 26.2 miles in the Chicago Marathon!
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Not only is lunch time for eating and socializing but Oak Glen's Mr. Ferguson entertains tables with magic!
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
So proud of Jonas, a 3rd grader in Ms. White's class. He's now a member of our #KINDNESS Crew! Jonas shared a piece of his toy so a friend's wouldn't be broken and then helped to clean up the playground. That's a true Oak Glen Grizzly!
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Today Oak Glen 3rd graders had their Pumpkin Day! Students picked their pumpkins from the patch and then rotated between each room focusing on various STEM activities.
2 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Forsyth's 2nd graders had an exciting day! First Mr. Earnshaw read One Drop of Kindness to them. In the afternoon they practiced their spelling words outside, enjoying the beautiful weather!
2 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
We are so proud of Taniyla, a 2nd grader in Mrs. Forsyth's class! A classmate was cold at recess so she loaned her coat to them! Congrats to our newest member of our #KINDNESS Crew!
2 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Osman's fifth grade class spent the morning reading and discussing One Drop of Kindness. We then talked about mindfulness and did some calming breathing. Mrs. Osman is new this year and joins us from Lyons. She has experience as a reading specialist and literacy coach. Welcome!
2 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Love the modeling from Mrs. Cialdella and Mrs. Joria encouraging 5th graders to utilize their Resource Books! We're all in this together!
2 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Yatzil, Zhakuira, and Drake are the newest members of Oak Glen Grizzlies #KINDNESS Crew! These 3 know exactly how to lift others spirits, focus on the positive, and include everyone!
2 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Thanks to Mr. Johnathan Alsheimer for coming to Oak Glen this week and sharing his message of Next Level Teaching!
2 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Nye facilitates small group learning with her 4th graders! She does a great job following up a student response with another higher level question, always keeping the kids thinking!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen's Back 2 School Bash was a hit! Thank you to all our Grizzly families and staff who attended and Oak Glen PTA for putting together a fun and memorable night. Can't wait to do it again!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Great night swearing in the new PTA Board (pictured left-to-right: President Sarah Matthews, Vice President Latasha Davis, Treasurer Ashley Ellis, and Secretary Phylicia Burford) at Oak Glen! Looking forward to a productive and collaborative year. If you have not yet signed up, don't forget to do so!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Nye's 4th graders at Oak Glen enjoying the weather and "playing" Place Value Roll. Ssshhh...don't let them know it's actually learning!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen PTA Back to School Bash
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Tressor taught a new rounding trick in Mrs. Larson's 3rd grade math class. Hold a balloon string and open your fingers. If all five open and the balloon floats up, round up! If it stays in your hand, round down!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
So proud of Keeli Ford, a 1st grader in Mrs. Berridge's class at Oak Glen, who did something "So Good We Couldn't Ignore" and received our first #Kindness bracelet of the year! Keeli wants to keep what she did a secret, but it was truly thoughtful and helped someone in need! She did what she did because it's the right thing to do, not for recognition. That's a true Oak Glen Grizzly!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Ms. Bown's 5th graders at Oak Glen are sharpening their inference skills - a Common Core State Standard - by discussing what is shared from the "Me Bag" of a classmate!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Walking through the halls at Oak Glen, you'd hear laughter coming from Mrs. Berridge's 1st grade class. Walking in, you'd see groups playing educational math games and having a blast with each other! Learning is allowed to be fun!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Fry's and Mrs. Joria's fourth graders at Oak Glen take their learning outside! Place value on the playground!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Ariah Downey, a 5th grader in Mrs. Osman's class at Oak Glen, is So Good We Can't Ignore Her! Ariah befriended a new student who was nervous, making her feel right at home in our Grizzly Den!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mr. White held a Family Night at Oak Glen to explain the Zones of Regulation, various sensory strategies, techniques available at school and home, and having a growth mindset.
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Grizzly staff ending our first week of the 2019-2020 school year! All sporting our "So Good They Can't Ignore Us" shirts and copies of "Relentless" by Hamish Brewer! Get ready, we're taking over and changing the world!
4 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen third grader Dimarco Patterson is one of our first recipients of "Students Who Did Something So Good We Can't Ignore!" Dimarco is in Mrs. Larson's class and voluntarily stepped out while playing Four Square to support positive relationships with his fellow students. Great character - that's a true OG Grizzly!
4 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
So proud of our Oak Glen Grizzlies who displayed their talents at our annual Grizzly Talent Showcase! The entire performance will be on YouTube soon!
6 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
After Oak Glen 1st graders read "The Stone Garden" and "Cody's Adventure", they brought life to our grounds by decorating it with their painted rocks!
6 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Ms. White's 3rd graders went digging for dinosaur bones, classified them, and rebuilt them! Looks like Oak Glen has some future archeologists!
6 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Jamboree! Bad weather didn't stop the teamwork and fun for all!
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Yesterday Oak Glen's Girls on the Run ran their practice 5k and had their parents join in! Can't wait for our race June 9!
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen loved having Mr. White's class host their parents to come in and make balloon plants based on Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm!
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Fry's 4th graders at Oak Glen love taking their reading circles outside of class! Rainy days call for improvisation (and alternative seating)!
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Ores' 2nd graders at Oak Glen are all smiles as they learn in their Geometry Math Stations!
8 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Forsyth's 2nd graders at Oak Glen completed their Water Cycle projects!
8 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Thank you Kiwanis for not only reading to our Oak Glen Kindergarteners but also providing everyone with a book!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mark your calendars for this Friday March 22nd and invite your family and friends! Come out and support our young entrepreneurs in their business endeavors. There is a wide variety of food and novelty items being sold. All products sold are under 5.00!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen's Strategic Games Club flexes their brain muscles while having fun! Thank you Mrs. Cialdella and Ms. Bown for facilitating a great club for our students!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
For each practice Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) question correct, Oak Glen students had that many chances to get a pie in 3rd Grade Teacher Mrs. Larson's face! Even Principal Mr. Earnshaw and 1st Grade Teacher Mrs. Annicks got in on the fun!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Robins' first graders at Oak Glen get up and move to learn their consonant blends!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen's first Girls on the Run practice! We're so excited to finally have this program happening here!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Cialdella's 5th grade class at Oak Glen testing their math equations with catapults!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Family Peace Maker's Night was another success!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
So cool to visit our 4th grade Wax Museum in honor of African American History month!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Grizzlies showing support for Rare Disease Day!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Grizzlies put on an amazing assembly for Black History Month! We even had a special performance from Moya Dance Troupe! Thank you Mrs. Ellis for all your hard work organizing, Mr. Corrie for MC'ing, and Mr. Ferguson for filming!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen 1st graders finished their Cinderella unit by being cordially invited to the Royal Ball!
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School 2nd graders had some STEM fun in Mrs.Forsyth's class, and 3rd graders hosted a book tasting!
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
1st graders channelled George Washington today by writing with feathers.
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Principal Mr. Earnshaw was able to hang out with Mrs. Nye & Mrs. Smith's fourth graders during Mrs. DiGrispino's Art class learning about the Chinese New Year and making our own Chinese lanterns!
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Kmetz and Mrs. Nieckula at Oak Glen recently had students move out of district. They had a snow day today and Skyped in to visit and tell us all about their new school!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Principal Mr. Earnshaw's favorite PBIS reward is when students choose to read to him!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
David Lesak
Oak Glen 3rd & 4th graders did an amazing job with their Holiday Concert on on Thursday, December 13!
11 months ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Mrs. Ores' 2nd graders practicing spelling by writing with candy canes!
11 months ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen's Kindness Club hard at work! Thanks Mrs. DiGrispino for your dedication to our students & hard work! Mrs. Nye's 4th graders planning out how to re-tile a bathroom floor! Also, learning doesn't stop during bathroom breaks at Oak Glen! Mrs. Robins' 1st graders at our Words While We Wait board!
11 months ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Mr. Earnshaw teaching Mrs. Fortin's kindergarteners about the True Story of the Three Little Pigs!
11 months ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen 3rd graders turning problem solving in math to a tasty, hands on activity!
11 months ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen Peer Mediators!
11 months ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Twin day at Oak Glen!
about 1 year ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen Elementary hosted a Silly Safari for fundraiser winners, Mr. Earnshaw kept up his end of the bargain by kissing an alligator and boa constrictor, and 3rd graders participated in a Dia de Los Muertos themed escape room!
about 1 year ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen Peer Mediators!
about 1 year ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen 3rd graders collaborate to prove the teacher has the wrong answer (Mrs. Shireman put the wrong one up on purpose), and 1st graders learning about Aurora Borealis prior to making their own sketch in art!
about 1 year ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen staff collaborating on the Power of Words activity at our Opening Day Institute!
over 1 year ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen staff collaborating across grade levels regarding PARCC results.
over 1 year ago, David Lesak