School News

PEAK (Positive Energy and Kindness) Award

Attributions: 
Tiffanie Miley

Our speech technician, Peta Clark, received a PEAK (Positive Energy and Kindness) Award at tonight's Board Meeting. There is not a better description of Peta than positive energy and kindness. Thank you Peta!!

Nebo Foundation Gives Grant to Jason Shelley

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Oakridge – Jason Shelley
"Thank you for the generous grant. We are very excited to be able to provide our students the the devices they need to communicate.  The grant will be used to purchase specific students communication devices such as an italk 2 that helps in making choices.  There will even be a machine that has 100 prerecorded vocabulary words.  Devices like that help the student talk using words any other students use to talk about every day activities.  This will make it possible to support the language development of many of our students.  Thanks again!" exclaimed Jason Shelley.

http://www.nebo.edu/news/2172

Thank you Nebo Foundation!

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Oakridge – Tasha Lewis & Paul Daybell
Tasha Lewis, teacher at Oakridge, said, “While working on the classroom goals each day the students can experience controlled bouncing and vertical movement to redirect their attention to their work.  The swing and stimulation device will provide the student with sensory needs to help them better focus, and have less behavior issues.  They love the new swings, thank you so much.”

http://www.nebo.edu/news/2184?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

FFA Recongition Night & Auction

Attributions: 
Tasha Lewis

Oakridge School has the wonderful opportunity, for a few students, every year to be part of Springville High School FFA Program. Two of our students recieved their FFA jackets last night. We just love this program, and the Oakridge Students enjoy taking care of the pigs and interacting with SHS students.

Bean Museum Nature Interaction Show

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Oakridge students had a wonderful opportunity to have Bean Museum come to our school and do a Nature Interaction Show today. Lots of smiles & squeals from the students and the technicians. It was a great activity for a rainy day at school!

Happy New Year from Oakridge School

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We all had a wonderful holiday break but we are so glad to have our students back at school. Check out these festive New Years Hats they made for planning time yesterday. We are so happy with the way they turned out!

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