Future Dates

November 10:  Non-student day for grades K-6 Conferences and Intermediate School Professional Development. November 11:  Non-student day for Veterans’ Day. November 12-21:  Elementary School Conference Weeks (adjusted days). November 24-28:  Non student days for Thanksgiving Break.

Google Apps for Education

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Oak Grove students are receiving Google accounts so they can create Google Documents, Google Presentations, complete Google Forms, etc. on Chromebooks. In addition to the Chromebooks deployed for Smarter Balanced testing last spring, each school received more Chromebooks during the summer.

Back to School Nights

Each school will host an important evening for parents to learn about Common Core State Standards.  This is an opportunity to visit your children’s classrooms, and hear about the 2014-15 school year.  Check with your school for the date.

Project Based Learning (PBL)

On August 5-7, forty teachers in grades 4-8 developed PBL units aligned to CCSS and using technology with students.  During 2014-15, all teachers in grades 4-6 will participate in the three-day training. The photo is of the trainers from Napa New Tech High School with Superintendent Manzo.