Today we had a special visit from Ronald McDonald's. He came to visit with the students at Oakridge School & entertained them with some magic tricks. The Oakridge students really enjoyed this visit the proof was in their smiles!
Oakridge School has been so blessed with wonderful nurses that help our students everyday. This is Carly's first year working at Oakridge School. She is so smart, fun and caring. Visiting/Teasing Carly is a favorite downtime activity for a few of our students. Please look to the picture to learn more about Carly.
Carlos Ayllon is Oakridge School's Grandpa! Carlos has worked here since 2005! Our students adore Carlos with his singing, his teasing & his constant encouragement. Carlos is one of the reasons Oakridge School is so magical. Please look to the picture to learn more about Carlos.
Kara Foran is new a new technician in Tasha Lewis classroom. Kara has worked for Nebo School District for 15 years in a custodial. Kara is so patient, hardworking & has a great singing voice. We are so happy to have Kara at Oakridge School. Please look to the picture to learn more about Kara.
What is The Beamz?
The Beamz is a laster-based music device. Each laser beam corresponds to an instrument or sound that the user plays by interrupting the beam. When the player removes his or her hand the sound stops.
Here at Oakridge School we LOVE music! In this short video watch Tasha Lewis and Peta Clark show one of our students how to play The Beamz. This amazing took is a great way for Oakridge students to interact and create music.
Alex Harvey is a new technician in Julie Ellison's classroom this year. Alex is friendly, happy and very tall. As many may know, we have a few fun size employees at Oakridge, so being tall is totally awesome. Please look to the picture to learn more about Alex. We are so glad he works at Oakridge School.
Oakridge School is VERY EXCITED to annouce we are ordering new school spirit T-Shirts & Sweatshirts. An order form will be sent home with your student today. Please fill out the order form & return to Oakridge Secretary. If you purchase apparel for your student we are celebrating our school spirit by wearing our shirts on Fridays.
This year at Oakridge School we will be spotlighting our wonderful technicians, faculty and staff. Part of what makes the MAGIC happen at Oakridge School is our CREATIVE, CARING and Very Capable Employees.
Our first technician to be spotlighted is Madi McBride. She is a new hire for this school year and is working in Kathleen Ellinger's Classroom. Madi has a bubbly personality, a big smile and we are so glad she works at Oakridge School. Please look to the picture to learn more about Madi!
Also keep checking back with us we will be posting a new spotlight weekly.