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Principal Message – February 4, 2020

By February 4, 2020Principal's Message

February 4, 2020

Good Morning OES Families,

I hope you enjoyed your snow day yesterday.  We are waiting to hear if/when we have the make up day, more information will be coming from the district soon.

The following is a list of events for the month of February:

Feb. 3-7 – Box Tops Drive

Feb. 5-6 – Parent Teacher Conferences

Tomorrow, February 5, 2020 and Thursday, February 6, 2020 we will have student led conferences for parents.  Come and celebrate what your child is/has been learning. What this means is that you don’t need to sign up for a time to attend with your child, you can come anytime between 4:00pm – 5:30pm and then from 6:00pm – 7:30pm on both days.  Teachers will be having dinner from 5:30pm-6:00pm. Please do not come during this time so that teachers can enjoy their dinner. 

Feb. 4-7 – Book Fair

The book fair is also this week.  It will be in the media center and will be open the following times:

Tuesday, February 4th – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Wednesday, February 5th – 9:00am -7:30pm

Thursday, February 6th – 9:00am – 7:30pm

Friday, February 7th – 9:00am – 1:00pm

We are still looking for a few volunteers, please see the following link if you can help:

Feb. 7 – Storytelling Festival Kick Off

Because of the snow day yesterday, we had to reschedule our storytelling kick off assembly to Friday at 12:30pm.  Our resident storyteller, Randy Evensen will be sharing his talents with our students. 

Feb. 10-14 – Hope Week

Next week – is Orem Elementary’s Hope Week.  We will have our kick-off assembly on Monday.

Feb. 24 – Family Skate Night

Feb. 25-28 – Storytelling Festival

The following is information from the Parent Center about the February Parent Night:

February Parent Night

Thursday, February 27 at 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Special Education Office Conference Room

350 North State Street, Lindon

 Keeping it Under Control: Self-regulation strategies

Simple usable strategies that can be implemented at home and in other settings to support your student in developing self-regulation skills. Additionally, how to generalize these skills across settings to increase skill independence.

-Recognition of feelings/emotions: zones of regulation

-Parent strategies to support students regulate

-Independent student strategies: mindfulness, self awareness and self management

 Pre-register at

 Open to all parents who have a student who is struggling, on a Section 504 Plan or an IEP.

Childcare is not available.

Questions? Please contact Maria Wiscombe, Utah Parent Center Consultant, at [email protected] or 801-318-1959

 Have a great week!