March 2011

Salem Hills HS Student Intern Donates Quilts to Oakridge School

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Mon, 03/21/2011 - 00:00

Kacie Koyle a senior at Salem Hills High School is doing a student internship at Oakridge School. Kacie, a member of FCCLA donated several quilts to Oakridge School as part of an FCCLA service project. Kacie's plans after graduation are to go to the East Coast to be nanny.  She has not decided where she will go to school but plans to go into the Special Education field. Kacie is the daughter of Scott and Gayle Koyle of Salem.

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Teresa Gordon

Oakridge School Receives 2011 Utah Community of Caring Innovative Practice Award

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Tue, 03/15/2011 - 00:00

Oakridge School was recently awarded a 2011 Utah Community of Caring Innovative Practice Award. The award is sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Center for Community of Caring at the University of Utah College of Education.

 

The award is given on the basis of nominee application. Nominee’s must submit an application describing the Innovation in Character Education practiced in their school.

 

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Teresa Gordon

Oakridge School Celebrates NEA's Read Across America

Submitted by teresa.gordon on Thu, 03/03/2011 - 00:00

What is NEA's Read Across America?

NEA's Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.

On Wednesday, March 2, Oakridge School celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday with a pajama party. The staff and students donned pj 's and slippers along with hats while they enjoyed an afternoon watching the Cat in the Hat and having a story read to them. A fun day was had by all.

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Teresa Gordon