Race Into Reading

Submitted by jenn.moxon on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 14:46

We are so excited to continue our “Race into Reading” reading program for the 2013-2014 school year.  “The goal of the program is to encourage improvement in literacy which will help develop daily and lifelong reading habits, specifically by READING EVERY DAY at least 20 minutes, to improve vocabulary, proficiency, and communication skills”  (Garff, 2012).  This month we were lucky enough to have a Popcorn/Movie celebration with Mrs.

Love and Logic

Submitted by jenn.moxon on Wed, 10/30/2013 - 13:32

Love and Logic Parenting Classes will start on November 7, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.

The class is three weeks long and will be taught at East Meadows Elementary.

Come join us in developing new or practicing some old parenting skills.


Salem Witches 5K - Spanish Oaks Elementary Team ROCKS!

Submitted by kali.brown on Sat, 10/26/2013 - 10:59

First thing in the chilly morning on Saturday, October 26, the dedicated staff from Spanish Oaks Elementary participated in Salem's 5th Annual Witches 5K Run and Children's Mile!  This is a fundraising event for Salem Hills High School and track teams, open to all comers:  age, ability or experience level.  There were gift cards for race winners, medals for age groups places, prize drawings for all runners, and prizes for best costumes.  Run, Spanish Oaks ... RUN!

* Story Update:  Our Spanish Oaks team took 3rd place ... Woo Hoo !

Maceys School Cents

Submitted by kali.brown on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 20:11

Maceys grocery store has re-instated its school donation program.  When parents shop at Maceys, the store will donate 1% of the receipt total back to our school.  If you are a Perks member at Maceys, all you need to do is:

5th Grade Regions Fair

Submitted by kali.brown on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 12:52

The 5th grade students at Spanish Oaks learned about all 50 states during their annual Regions Fair ... from the state bird of Alabama, to the Seal of Wyoming and everything in between.  They learned about the different regions and cultures here in the USA.  On Thursday, October 3, they were able to present what they had learned through posters, booths and Q&A sessions with students, teachers, parents, and other visitors to our school.