Oakridge Students Go Bowling

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 10:51

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. 

Oakridge School's #1 Helper

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:04

Wesley Brailsford a student in Tasha Lewis' class is Oakridge School's #1 helper. Wesley is always willing to shovel snow, spread salt or whatever needs to be done, especially when it is snowing.  He braves the cold tempatures in order that everyone entering or leaving the school is safe, and he does it all with a big smile on his face.  A GREAT BIG thank you to Wesley. 

 

Having Fun

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 10:44

Special Ed Technician Jamie Jansen and Wesley Brailsford having  a little fun with the picture board at Springville High School.

Oakridge School Christmas Play

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 14:37

Oakridge School and Springville High School are preparing for our annual collaborative Christmas play.  On Monday December 16th at 7 p.m. they will perform another original story called Catch a Falling Christmas Star.  The story features “animals” from the Hogle Zoo, including a guitar playing platypus.  The Oakridge students are excited to show off their acting chops.  Come to this one night only event.  Don’t miss it or Santa will miss you.

Ten Fat Turkeys

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 08:50
Oakridge students are gearing up for Thanksgiving.  On Tuesday, one of our teachers Tasha Lewis read a warm-hearted holiday story to the students.  "We read the story 10 Fat Turkeys. "Everyone had fun being turkeys and gobbling away during the activity" said Tasha.

Trick or Treat

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 11:23

Oakridge celebrated Halloween in grand style.  The parents, staff and students donned costumes for a fun filled afternoon of trick or treating. A spooktacular party was held afterwards in the multi-purpose room where spooky treats and scary music were enjoyed by all the ghouls, goblins and witches.

Big Pumpkin Skit

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 11:06

Big Pumpkin Skit

We had so much fun acting out the Big Pumpkin for literacy. Tasha’s class helped make and designed the costumes for the skit. All three classes enjoyed taking turns being the witch, mummy, vampire, bat and ghost. As a team we were able to pull the big pumpkin.