Nov. 14, 2022

Sage News: November 14, 2022

Week of November 14, 2022

Question of the Week
Please complete this week's Question of the Week. We value your feedback and look forward to your input on Sage Oak events, resources, and activities. Please continue to keep an eye out for the weekly Question of the Week every Sage News. 

World Changer of the Week

This week, we’ll highlight the influential artist, Banksy. Click here to view his website and influential artwork.

Thanksgiving Break Reminder
Sage Oak will be closed Monday, November 21st - Friday, November 25th for Thanksgiving Break.

American Education Week
Sage Oak is proud to recognize November 14th–18th as American Education Week. Click below for educational resources. 

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International Day for Tolerance
Sage Oak recognizes Wednesday, November 16th, 2022, as International Day for Tolerance. Click below to learn more about the holiday.

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Virtual Learning Academy Prospective Parent Webinar
Our next webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, November 15th at 4:00 pm. This webinar is designed for parents to learn more about our Virtual Learning Academy (VLA). Use the link below to register and learn more. Please share with anyone you feel may be interested.

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Sage Oak LCAP- Parents and Students
We want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and feedback by completing the brief LCAP survey that was shared via email. Your input is very valuable and will be used to inform decisions at Sage Oak. 

Sage Stage- Music Teacher, Matt Murray
Join us on the Sage Stage this Friday, November 18th for musical fun and entertainment with our special guest and Sage Oak community provider, Matt Murray. He is an expert pianist, guitarist, and music teacher.  We can’t wait for him to share his amazing talent with all of you!
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Cultivate & Create Arts Contest
Sage Oak is excited to host our annual Cultivate & Create arts contest! We are looking forward to cultivating our students’ creativity and talents in several different categories this year. 

Students are encouraged to showcase their talents in the areas of dance, film, music, photography, and visual arts. This year’s theme, “World Changers” encourages students to explore their passions and dreams and imagine the incredible ways that they can positively impact their family, school, community, and the world! Winners will be chosen based on the interpretation of the theme, creativity, and artistic technique. Click the link below for specific contest details and link to upload your entry. All entries must be received by Friday, November 18th
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January Science & Engineering Fair Socials
Our January Socials will include regional science and engineering fairs for our TK-8th grade students. You can look forward to science fair presentations, STEM activities, and connecting with teachers and other Sage Oak students. 

First and second place TK-8th grade regional winners will advance to the school-wide Science & Engineering Fair on Friday, February 24th in Rancho Cucamonga. The expectation is that TK-8th grade students who enter a regional competition will commit to participating in the school-wide competition if they earn first or second place. High school participants will not participate in regional competitions but must complete the entry form in order to participate in the school-wide fair only. Check out the Sage Oak Science & Engineering Fair Planning Guide and complete the Science & Engineering Fair entry form to enter the competition. All entry forms for TK-12th graders must be submitted no later than Friday, December 16th

Wondering how to get started with your science fair project? Let us help you! Sign up for our FREE TK-8th grade Oakschool class, Getting Ready for the Science & Engineering Fair, that meets on Thursdays at 10 am. We can’t wait to see what our Future STEM World Changers come up with! 

Guest Speaker - Dr. Kirsten Stein, Founder of Athena’s Advanced Academy
Please join us at 3:00 pm on Thursday, December 8th as we welcome our guest speaker, Dr. Kirsten Stein.  Dr. Stein founded Athena’s Advanced Academy, a Sage Oak community provider. 

Athena’s Advanced Academy offers courses designed to create a place where talented and gifted students can cultivate their love of learning.

Dr. Kirsten earned a B.S. in Education and taught elementary school in the public school system, subsequently getting a Master’s in Education and then her doctoral Ed.D degree in Educational Leadership. Dr. Kirsten is the mother of two gifted children whose needs inspired her to create Athena’s Advanced Academy. Please register today for this exciting guest speaker event!
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