January 2014

Swim Day at BYU

McKay and Erica enjoy playing in the pool.
Erica loves swimming and making funny faces.
Erica enjoying the pool at BYU

Oakridge students enjoyed another fun day of swimming during the weekly field trip to BYU. 

Ronald McDonald Visits Oakridge School

McKay giving Ronald a hug
Emma and Ronald McDonald
Ronald makes Carter happy
Oakridge School Secretary Teresa poses with Ronald

Ronald McDonald made a surprise visit to Oakridge School on  Wednesday, January 14th. He visited with the students who were excited to see him. 

Oakridge Students Go Bowling

Pam Christensen helping Nathan Baschke
Paige Russell helps Kyle Davis with his bowling
Jillian Dahle walks Chase Sundet to the alley

Every Friday the students at Oakridge take a field trip. The students are bussed to BYU or to the Provo Rec Center. They bowl, swim and excersie. These activities help with fine and gross motor skills.  These field trips expose our students to the outside world where they benefit from interaction with the general public. Not only are they being taught life and social skills but independance as well. 

Landmark HS Students visit OakridgeLatino

Latinos in Action from Landmark HS pose with students in Tasha Lewis' clas
Jennifer Zepeda, Maybali Vivar and Stephanie Marquez read to Erica Carlson
Santa Claus made a special appearance for the students of Oakridge
Teacher Laura Peery is all smiles as she shows Ashley Foy her gift from the Landmark High School students

On  Thursday, December 19th the Latinos in Action and Leadership class from Landmark High School visited Oakridge School. They read Christmas books and then surprised the Oakridge students with a gift and a visit from Santa Claus. Oakridge School would like to thank these students for their generosity and kindness.