Orchard Hills News

Dr. Dudley's Message Home - Friday, November 9th
  • Our annual Veterans’ Day celebration will be Monday, November 12th at 1:45pm. All OHS family members who are veterans are invited.
  • Students are asked to wear red, white, and/or blue clothing on November 12th in honor of Veterans’ Day
  • November 14th will be Community Service Night at OHS (6pm-8pm). PTA will be sending out more information.
  • Students will continue to go outside for recess, so please be sure they dress warmly as the weather gets chilly.
  • Superintendent Dr. Cutaia will be holding three “Listen & Learn” sessions with parents about the Milford Public Schools. The sessions are scheduled for:

*Saturday, November 10th from 9-10 a.m. at City Hall (no childcare)

*Monday, November 19th from 7-8 at East Shore Middle School (childcare provided)

*Wednesday, November 28th from 7-8 at West Shore Middle School (childcare provided)

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Dr. Dudley's Message Home - Friday, November 2nd
  • There is no school for students on Tuesday, November 6th because of elections.
  • Our annual Veterans’ Day celebration will be Monday, November 12th at 1:45pm. All OHS family members who are veterans are invited. Please let your child’s teacher know by November 2nd if a veteran will be joining us.
  • Mayor Blake visited one of our Gr. 4 classrooms this week. He was Room 23’s “prize” from our Fun Run. The Mayor visited with the students and answered their questions. We appreciate him taking time to come to OHS.
  • November 14th will be Community Service Night at OHS (6pm-8pm). PTA will be sending out more information.
  • Students will continue to go outside for recess, so please be sure they dress warmly as the weather gets chilly.
  • November 4th is the end of Daylight Saving Time, so remember to set clocks back 1 hour!
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Upcoming Important Dates November 2018

Tuesday, November 6th - No School.  Professional Learning Day for Staff.

Monday, November 12th - Veteran's Day Assembly at 1:45PM.

Wednesday, November 14th - Family Fun Night - PTA.  More information on PTA Website.

Wednesday, November 21st - Early Dismissal at 1:25PM.  Thursday and Friday - No School - Thanksgiving Holiday.

Monday, November 26th First Trimester Ends.  Report Cards home Monday, December 10th.

Wednesday, November 28th - Picture Retake Day.

 

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Dr. Dudley's Message Home Friday, October 26th
  • The school lunch menu has been changed for Oct. 29. Here is a link to the updated Elementary Menu for October 2018: https://www.milforded.org/fs/resource-manager/view/06eb9125-2fad-4ed7-9e45-4f850158ae91
  • There is no school for students on Tuesday, November 6th because of elections.
  • Our annual Veterans’ Day celebration will be Monday, November 12th at 1:45pm. All OHS family members who are veterans are invited. Please let your child’s teacher know by November 2nd if a veteran will be joining us.
  • On November 1st, each Grade 3 class will again participate in the “OK/NotOK Touch” program. You should have received a flyer from Project Teach; if you did not, contact your child’s teacher.
  • Students will continue to go outside for recess, so please be sure they dress warmly as the weather gets chilly.
  • The OHS Halloween parade will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 31st at approximately 9:30am. Students will parade across the front of the school exiting from the Gr. 5 wing and re-entering by Gr. 2 wing.
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Dr. Dudley's Message Home - Friday, October 20th
  • “Thank you” to the PTA, Lou Spetrino, and the volunteers who provided a fun “Trunk or Treat” this past week.
  • Grade 5 is sponsoring a School Spirit day on Monday, Oct. 22nd. All students are invited to participate in Odd Sock Day and wear two different socks to celebrate everyone’s uniqueness.
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences are October 24, 25, & 26 this year, and dismissal on those days will be 1:15pm.

Oct. 24th conference times = 1:45 – 3:45pm

Oct. 25th conference times = 5:30 – 8:00pm

Oct. 26th conference times = 1:45 – 3:45pm

15-minute conference times may be scheduled using the MyConferenceTime program running from Monday, October 8 at 9:00am through Monday, October 22 at 12:00 pm. Reminder emails will automatically be sent to parents on October 19.

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Normal Start....................8:40am
Normal Dismissal............3:25pm
Delayed Opening...........10:40am
Early Dismissal................1:25pm