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Back to school, back to virtual instruction: What’s new and what’s a familiar old friend?

Welcome to Oak Forest Elementary! For some of you, this is your first year with our amazing school and everything feels strange. Don’t worry, even the fifth grade parents feel a little off this year. The good news is that you are part of an awesome school with dedicated leadership, teachers, staffers, PTA members and …

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There are three events this fall that are absolute cuteness overload and really community building- so much so that you are going to want to call in “sick.”

  1. Grandparents day: bring your grandparents or other special friend to lunch on this day. The school will be CRAZY crowded. You’ve been warned. But it is so adorable to see the joy on kids faces and hear them exclaim “grandma!” when they see them waiting in the library. Grandparents arrive a little before …

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Yes! Yes! Yes!

By now, most of you know about our gorgeous new art installation, The Rain.Bow.Wave walk. This past Monday, the artist and OFE grandpa, John Runnels, along with his partner in crime Miss Charlie Jean and grandson Tristan, cut the ribbon on it to let the foot traffic begin. The best part of the ceremony was …

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Ten Things To Do Before School Starts Or After School Starts 

1. Website! Familiarize yourself with our Website! This will be your HUB for ongoing school information and purchasing of merchandise and supplies! www.oakforestpta.com 2. Join the PTA – visit our website and becoming a voting member of OFE PTA – click on our membership tab. https://shop.oakforestpta.com/collections/pta-membership 3. Visit the Bobcat Store! Order your OFE swag …

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