Jan. 11, 2021

Sage News: Week of January 11, 2021

Week of January 11, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - School Closed
Sage Oak Charter School is closed on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Click the link below for resources to learn more about Martin Luther King Jr. and consider participating in MLK Day of Service.

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National School Choice Week
National School Choice Week is January 25th-February 1st. School Choice Week recognizes all K-12 options, including all public schools, public charter schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. School choice is important to us because it means each student can attend the school that best allows them to thrive, be challenged, and successful.

Sage Oak is thankful to be able to provide an option for personalized learning. Help us celebrate School Choice week by participating in 1 or more of the following activities:

Tell us how you celebrated by sharing your activity by clicking the link below:

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STEAM Day is coming next month on February 10th! More information on entering the Science Fair and attending STEAM workshop sessions can be found here:

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Cultivate & Create Contest Winners -
Grades 9th - 12th

Each week we will announce our Cultivate & Create Contest winners by grade level. This week, we are excited to feature our 9th-12th grade winners!

Awards of Excellence
Jordan Foss, 10th Grade

Music Composition: Behind the Mask
& Juni Marin, 12th Grade
Visual Arts Submission: Paradigm Shift

Award of Merit
Darwin Melchiorre, 10th Grade
Film Submission: I Can Help Change the World

Honorable Mention
Fatima Sullivan, 11th Grade
Music Composition: Triumph of the Humble

Student Counseling Groups: Stress & Anxiety
The Counseling Department will be offering a six-week student group on how to manage Stress & Anxiety starting Thursday, February 4th. This group will be a repeat of the group offered in the fall.

Please utilize the interest form below if your student is interested in participating. As always, please feel free to reach out to me at awhalen@sageoak.education if you have any questions. 

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Math Webinars
As part of our academic achievement plan for math, we previously invited Brenda Barnett to host three math-based webinars for our parents of K-8 students.  We hope that the following webinar recordings will be useful in teaching and growing a love for math instruction!

New Providers
We are excited to introduce to you the newest providers to join the Sage Oak family! Check out this spreadsheet for a list of our newest providers and see what they have to offer our students by clicking the link below:

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LEAVES Enrichment Classes
You can enroll in the next session of enrichment classes starting today, January 11th on LEAVES. You can also request resources from past enrichment classes to use on your own with your students. These can be found under At-Home Enrichment Resources.

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Sign up for Sage Oak online classes!
There is still time to enroll in spring semester Sage Oak classes for middle and high school students! Please speak with your teacher or EA to enroll! Spring semester starts Monday, January 25th.