Lansing School District 158
November 9, 2020 Attention #158Strong Families & Community: Due to increasing COVID-19 cases in our area, all Lansing School District 158 facilities will be closed this week through Friday, November 13. E-Learning for all students will continue during this time, staff will be available remotely, and grab-and-go meals will continue to be offered on Wednesday, November 11. Onsite student testing and services will transition temporarily to a virtual format. Please email your child's principal with any questions. Take care and stay safe. Sincerely, Lansing School District 158 9 de noviembre, 2020 Atención Familias y Comunidad #158Fuerte: Debido al aumento de los casos de COVID-19 en nuestra área, todos los edificios del Distrito Escolar 158 de Lansing permanecerán cerrados esta semana hasta el viernes 13 de noviembre. El E-Learning para todos los estudiantes continuará durante este tiempo, el personal estará disponible de forma remota y las comidas para llevar continuarán ofreciéndose el miércoles 11 de noviembre. Los exámenes y los servicios de los alumnos en el sitio pasarán temporalmente a un formato virtual. Por favor envíe un correo electrónico al director de su hijo con cualquier pregunta. Cuídense y manténganse sanos. Atentamente, Distrito Escolar de Lansing 158
15 days ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Thank you to all of our students, families, and Oak Glen staff for an amazing Halloween Parade and materials pickup! #OakGlenGrizzlies
22 days ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
October 30, 2020 Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), Lansing School District 158 will be holding Virtual Parent/Teacher Conferences next Monday, November 2, 1:00-8:00 PM at all five of our schools. Please contact your child's teachers to sign-up if you haven't already. There will be no school on Tuesday, November 3 for Election Day and our buildings will remain closed on Wednesday, November 4 for deep cleaning. E-Learning will continue to take place on November 4-6 next week and our staff will be available while working remotely. Contact the office of your child's school with any questions and Happy Halloween! Sincerely, Lansing School District 158
25 days ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Cialdella teaches her students about types of sentences as they work through distinguishing them together on a shared Promethean screen. #OakGlenGrizzlies
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Kubik knows the importance of making connections with not only our students, but also their families. #OakGlenGrizzlies
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen's Mr. Corrie lets his fifth graders lead the discussion as he notes on the Promethean Board for them to see at home! #OakGlenGrizzlies
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Look at that smile! This pic doesn't do justice to the engagement going on in Ms. Dominiak's kindergarten class! #OakGlenGrizzlies
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Our #OakGlenGrizzlies had a productive day in the Den yesterday. Staff and parents collaborated to begin conversations about students returning in-person to school! Stay tuned for more information.
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Glowacki guides her first grade students through creating sentences with their spelling words. #OakGlenGrizzlies
about 1 month ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen's Ms. Smith does an excellent job engaging her students and taking Mr. Earnshaw down memory lane with her Zones of Regulation lesson. #OakGlenGrizzlies
2 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Look at the creativity and STEM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) being demonstrated by Ms. Robinzine for her #OakGlenGrizzlies! The soup cans, book, and cell phone are being used to photograph and project the worksheet like a document camera. Next Generation Science Standards at work!
2 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Not only is Mrs. Osman's 5th Grade classroom just as zen this year as last, she's also taking our students on field trips to the Sequoia National Park! #OakGlenGrizzlies
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Berridge does a great job guiding her first grade students through alphabet sounds & reading. #OakGlenGrizzlies
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
#OakGlenGrizzlies kindergarten team is owning remote learning!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Thank you to Village of Lansing Trustee Saad Abbasy and family for thinking of our #OakGlenGrizzlies with these tasty donuts, pastries, and fruits!
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Losnedahl engaging her Oak Glen first graders virtually with a classic story of Clifford the Big Red Dog! #OakGlenGrizzlies #158Strong
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen would like to say THANK YOU to whoever tagged up one of our entry ways before the first day of school! All the staff here miss our students too. #OakGlenGrizzlies
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen staff had a great time connecting with students and families during our Material Pickup Day. #OakGlenGrizzlies
3 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen staff kicked off their year with an outdoor faculty meeting. This year's theme focuses around camping, "We're Roughing It Together!" Staff came prepared with camping chairs and the meeting concluded with sharing "Scary Stories Around the Campfire" where staff shared their fears and excitements for this new journey we're about to begin! #OakGlenGrizzlies
3 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
June 8, 2020 Attention Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Lansing School District 158 will be starting summer food service tomorrow 9:00-11:00 AM at Coolidge Elementary School. Procedures will be the same as grab-and-go meals during the school closure - please drop by for your breakfast and lunch! We will also safety be rescheduling a few activities that were planned for last week, including reverse car parades and diploma pickup at Memorial Junior High. Be on the lookout for communication from your child's school with more information. We wish all of our families an enjoyable start to the summer. Take care and be safe, Lansing School District 158
6 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
June 1, 2020 Attention Parent(s)/Guardian(s): It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that all activities at District 158's five schools - including grab-and-go-meals at Coolidge, diploma pickup at Memorial, and car parades at our elementary buildings - are being cancelled on June 2-3, 2020 due to ongoing safety concerns. The start of summer meals is also being postponed until further notice. We will inform you when these activities will resume and again appreciate your flexibility during these difficult and unprecedented times. This may not be how we were planning to end the 2019-2020 school year but the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and families are of the utmost importance. District 158's staff will continue to be available remotely and parents who would like to setup individual, reserved registration appointments starting this Thursday, June 4 may still do so. Remember that all appropriate safety precautions will be observed. We wish all of our families well with the end of the school year and start of Summer Break. Please keep calm, be safe, and stay #158Strong! Sincerely, Lansing School District 158
6 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
May 31, 2020 Attention Parent(s)/Guardian(s): Please be aware that all onsite activities at District 158's five schools, including grab-and-go-meals at Coolidge, are cancelled tomorrow due to safety concerns communicated by the Village of Lansing. We deeply regret any issues this may present for our families and appreciate your flexibility during these challenging times. Staff will continue to be available remotely tomorrow. We will inform you if any additional closures are needed the rest of the week. Sincerely, Lansing School District 158
6 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
Our #158Strong families have been dropping by this week to pickup their students' belongings. Please join us today (Wednesday, May 13) at Coolidge, Oak Glen, and Reavis 9:00-11:00 AM or Memorial 9:00 AM-3:00 PM (sixth grade) if you haven't had a chance to do so. Memorial's graduates have also been taking pictures in their caps and gowns, which are being provided free this year because of the pandemic. Look for an announcement soon about our #MightyMustangs Graduation - we are incredibly proud of our eighth graders! This may not be how any of us pictured ending the year but we're having fun, staying safe, and celebrating the end of the year together. Parents, thank you for your partnership during this unprecedented time. #CoolidgeCares #OakGlenGrizzlies #RoadrunnerPride
7 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
Attention Elementary Parents: Come to Coolidge, Oak Glen and Reavis before 4:15 today to pick up your child’s materials.
7 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Reading Specialists Mrs. Gaura and Mrs. Balciunas have been doing a weekly reading time with their students. #OakGlenGrizzlies
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Congratulations to #158Strong Oak Glen Principal Mr. Earnshaw for being officially announced as a new author for EduMatch! His book on educational recipes for positive school culture, problem solving, and collaboration will be published in the near future. #OakGlenGrizzlies
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Ms. Dominiak’s kindergarten class had a Zoom meeting and we read the story Grumpy Cat! #OakGlenGrizzlies
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Fry and Ms. Joria have been video conferencing with their kids several times a week to check in, talk to them, let them interact with peers, and offer help on their academics! #OakGlenGrizzlies #158Strong
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
#OakGlenGrizzly Malcom Smith has been reading Charlotte's Web at home. Great job continuing to learn, Malcom - you are #158Strong!
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Kern's #OakGlenGrizzlies were continuing to learn and work over Spring Break - great job!
7 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
7 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158 has been named a 2020 Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation! This is a national award that has only been given to 754 school districts across the United States this year. Congratulations to our #158Strong Music Team - Mr. Becker, Mrs. DiGrispino, Ms. Rumbles, Mrs. Stephens, and Mrs. Yonkers - for the excellent work they are doing to educate Lansing's students in the fine and performing arts!
8 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Ms. Kubik’s students learning from home! #OakGlenGrizzlies
8 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
In response to COVID-19 developments, some internet providers are offering free services to low-income families and households with students. https://5il.co/eoau
8 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
Attention Families: In addition to grab-and-go meals being offered at Coolidge and other local TFEC sites, see the link below for a meal finder that will help you find food services while schools are closed. Keep Calm and Stay #158Strong! https://www.fns.usda.gov/meals4kids
8 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Huppert’s students learning from home! #OakGlenGrizzlies
8 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Losnedahl’s students continuing their learning from home!
8 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen misses all of our Grizzlies and their families!
8 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
Reavis Principal Mr. Kostopoulos completed the final preparations for Home Learning Activities Week 3. These new activities can be found on the district website. Paper copies can be picked up from the Coolidge Kitchen (Door 4) from 9:00 am to 11:00 am when our grab-and-go meals are also available. Happy learning!
8 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
District 158 has been safely completing our donation of 50 refurbished laptop computers to families in need during the school closure. The picture below is from Reavis last week. This initiative allows more students to remain engaged in learning activities and access educational technology. Computers are being donated at all five schools. Thanks to our #158Strong Board of Education for approving this!
8 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
Even though we're practicing safe social distancing because of the shelter-in-place, our #158Strong District Leadership Team is still meeting, planning, and doing everything we can to ensure the safety, wellbeing, and continuity of education for our students. This picture is from our most recent video conference. Email is the best way to get ahold of us right now - we look forward to hearing from you!
8 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
Attention #158Strong Families: next week we are going to be holding a Virtual Spirit Week! Let's have fun from home and stay positive during this pandemic. Monday, March 23 is Good Morning Monday! We encourage you to share or comment with pictures working in your pajamas. Happy posting!
8 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
During our most recent professional development at Oak Glen, Mr. Earnshaw cooked up a new activity for the staff: Flippin' Flapjacks! This activity has staff stand on one side of the paper and then flip it without ever touching the floor, building teamwork, collaboration, and problem solving! Mr. Earnshaw is planning to write a book that includes this activity and others for educators - stay tuned! #158Strong #OakGlenGrizzlies
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158 has a new logo! Please let us know what you think. We are planning to update our school logos in the future, as well. #158Strong
9 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
Today Oak Glen kicked-off their Inaugural School-Wide Book Study of Charlotte's Web! Mr. Earnshaw read Ch. 1 to the entire school.
9 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Jade Johnson, a fourth grade student in Mr. Peterson’s class, led the Oak Glen morning announcements by sharing one of her favorite motivational quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.!
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Who says students are too old to be read to? Here's Ms. Osman reading Ch. 16 of "Restart" to her fifth graders and facilitating discussion on static and dynamic characters! #OakGlenGrizzlies
9 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
In honor of Black History Month, Mrs. DiGrispino's Songs of Peace students from Coolidge and Oak Glen performed in a Parent Night and a school assembly last week. The students sang several songs in addition to reenacting what happened to Rosa Parks and the bus boycott that followed.
9 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Ms. Toppmeyer teaching Ms. Dominiak's kindergarteners about filling others' buckets.
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Teachers Katie Larson and Karrie White provide information on researched based mathematical teaching strategies to teachers during the Governor's State University mentor program session at Reavis Elementary School. Teachers from multiple districts across the South Suburban region participated in the professional development sessions.
10 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Fry is always ensuring our students are understanding their learning. #OakGlenGrizzlies
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Congratulations to Oak Glen for receiving a $4,949 grant from the DART Foundation! This money will be used to purchase advanced robotics kits, the Lego EV3's, to keep our science units fresh and exciting for students as they grow! Great job, Oak Glen - you are #158Strong!
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Forsyth's 2nd graders begin the day reviewing math concepts from the day before and then break into collaborative centers! #OakGlenGrizzlies
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
Congratulations to our back-to-back Coolidge boys and undefeated Oak Glen girls for winning this year's fifth grade basketball seasons! The Roundball Classic starts tomorrow. Hope to see you there! #158Strong #CoolidgeCougars #OakGlenGrizzlies
10 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Lansing School District 158
Congratulations to all of the students that participated in the Lansing Elementary Area Science Fair! Thank you to all of the community and school board members that volunteered as judges to make an event like this happen. It is evident that Science is thriving in Lansing!
10 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Ms. Bown's 5th graders playing a matching game of Cause and Effect.
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Where can Oak Glen students go when they have some free time? The Book Nook outside Mrs. Osman's 5th grade room! Readers are leaders!
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
We are excited about the Lansing Area Elementary Science Fair this Saturday, February 1 at Reavis Elementary School! Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Enter at Door #1. We currently have 88 projects registered for the fair. Judging will begin at 9:15 a.m. Public viewing will begin at 12:00 p.m. The awards ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. Hope to see you there!
10 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Who doesn't love a great brain break? #OakGlenGrizzlies
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Kmetz's 3rd graders are ecstatic to create poems!
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Check out Mrs. Kern's 2nd graders taking a movement break, courtesy of our partnership with Teacher Fit!
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
Band Director Mr. Becker has a student teacher! Mr. Canning - shown here leading a low brass sectional at Oak Glen - joins us for the spring semester from VanderCook College of Music. Dr. Schilling, a former band director himself, also dropped by to give the students a few tips. This is #158Strong music education!
10 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Memorial Junior High School
Band Director Mr. Becker has a student teacher! Mr. Canning - shown here leading a low brass sectional at Oak Glen - joins us for the spring semester from VanderCook College of Music. Dr. Schilling, a former band director himself, also dropped by to give the students a few tips. This is #158Strong music education!
10 months ago, Memorial Junior High School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Barbaro engages her 4th graders' proximity, uses manipulatives, and fosters an environment where students are supported to take risks!
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
Reavis's boys took the win over Oak Glen in overtime yesterday, while Oak Glen's girls were victorious in their season opener! #OakGlenGrizzlies #RoadRunnerPride #158Strong
10 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mr. White's students are engaged and ready to learn with each other due to his dedication to them and their education.
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen staff went "Speed Dating" at yesterday's faculty meeting to reflect on 2019 and share their goals for 2020.
10 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Students love the familial, collaborative, all-in culture in Mrs. Stephens' music class!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Flexible Seating + Collaboration + Technology = Student Success!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Larson's 3rd grade #OakGlenGrizzlies take their math learning outside of the classroom!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Barbaro's 4th graders had a great Flashlight Friday preparing for their camping unit! Thank you to Gus Bock's Ace for the flashlight donation!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen kindergartens are the "I" in KIND!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen kindergartens are the "I" in KIND!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen kindergartens are the "I" in KIND!
11 months ago, Lansing School District 158
Oak Glen Elementary School
Ms. White's 3rd graders are working through their novel study & focusing on text evidence and characterization.
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Winter Wonderfest fun at Oak Glen!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mr. White's class had a great day learning from and then collaborating on a craft with their parents!
11 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Grizzlies had an awesome time at our Annual Turkey Shoot! It was great having TFS High School Basketball players come over to connect, ref, and cheer on our students!
12 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Principal Mr. Earnshaw was honored to present at the Teach Better 2019 Conference in Akron, Ohio on Saturday, November 9 - connecting, networking, and sharing the amazing things Oak Glen is doing for our students and community!
12 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Forsyth's 2nd graders know there's nothing wrong with a little friendly competition while learning in centers!
12 months 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!
12 months 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!
12 months ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Kmetz's 3rd graders are having fun while learning their vocabulary!
12 months 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!
12 months 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!
12 months 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!
12 months 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!
12 months 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!
12 months 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!
12 months 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
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Great afternoon learning and reading about Mrs. Wishy-Washy with Ms. Huppert's Kindergarteners.
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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 year ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Kubik's 2nd graders creating synonym bats for the season! #OakGlenGrizzlies
about 1 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen supports IDIC 15 Awareness Day!
about 1 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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.
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen PTA Back to School Bash
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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.
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Jamboree! Bad weather didn't stop the teamwork and fun for all!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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)!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Forsyth's 2nd graders at Oak Glen completed their Water Cycle projects!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Mrs. Cialdella's 5th grade class at Oak Glen testing their math equations with catapults!
over 1 year ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Family Peace Maker's Night was another success!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Grizzlies showing support for Rare Disease Day!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
almost 2 years ago, Oak Glen Elementary School
Oak Glen Elementary School
1st graders channelled George Washington today by writing with feathers.
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Mrs. Ores' 2nd graders practicing spelling by writing with candy canes!
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Mr. Earnshaw teaching Mrs. Fortin's kindergarteners about the True Story of the Three Little Pigs!
almost 2 years ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen 3rd graders turning problem solving in math to a tasty, hands on activity!
almost 2 years ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen Peer Mediators!
almost 2 years ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Twin day at Oak Glen!
about 2 years 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 2 years ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen Peer Mediators!
about 2 years 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 2 years ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen staff collaborating on the Power of Words activity at our Opening Day Institute!
about 2 years ago, David Lesak
David Lesak
Oak Glen staff collaborating across grade levels regarding PARCC results.
about 2 years ago, David Lesak