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Spanish Oaks REFLECTIONS 2014-2015

National PTA's Reflections program encourages students in pre-K through grade 12 to explore and be involved in the arts.  The theme for the 2014-2015 school year is: The world would be a better place if ...  Thousands of students will reflect on the theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, music composition, literature, photography and visual arts.   We will kick off the season with our Opening Assembly on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.  All entries are DUE Wednesday, October 22, 2014.  Our Awards Assembly/Celebration will be held Monday, November 3, 2014 from 2:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m.  We are excited to see what the students of Spanish Oaks create!

Bucket Filling at Spanish Oaks!

This year at Spanish Oaks we are focusing on being "Bucket Fillers"!  Each of us has an invisible bucket.  It is constantly emptied or filled, depending on what others say or do to us.  When our bucket is full, we feel great.  When it’s empty, we feel awful …  At Spanish Oaks, we fill buckets!

First Day Jitters in 1st Grade at Spanish Oaks

Everyone was very excited, and a little nervous for the first day of school in 1st grade, even the teachers.  As all of the students gathered on the carpet for a story, one new friend raised his hand ...

Teacher:  "Yes, do you have a question?"
Student:  "Teacher, I was just wondering ... Is there a reason why your shoes don't match?"

Welcome back to school, everyone!

Third Grade 'Pirates' at Spanish Oaks

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Ahoy, Matey!  The theme for our third grade this year is "Pirates".  Today we talked about how pirates would make ropes from individual strings, and how we are stronger as we learn and work together.  Every student made their own rope bracelet as a reminder.  Yo Ho Ho ... it's going to be a great year in 3rd grade!

'Movie Under the Stars' at Spanish Oaks!

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To kick off this year’s PTA focus of “Only With Teamwork Are We Able to Accomplish Our 'Bucket-Filling' Goals”, on Friday, September 5, at 7:30 p.m. The Aristocats will be shown!  Families are invited to bring blankets, pillows, chairs, and treats and join us outside for our movie under the stars!

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