Nov. 30, 2020

Sage News: Week of November 30, 2020

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Week of November 30, 2020

National Special Education Day
On December 2nd, National Special Education Day commemorates the anniversary of the nation's first federal special education law. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law on December 2nd, 1972.

Sage Oak is proud of our growing special education program and the services the special education department is able to provide to our students!

Sage Oak STEAM Day - February 10th, 2021
Save the date for Sage Oak's Virtual STEAM Day! This year's virtual event will include a morning of exciting science workshops hosted by Sage Oak teachers and an awards ceremony for the Science Fair in the afternoon. More details coming soon!

Sage Oak Letter Drive
Embrace this year’s theme of  “I Can” by participating in Sage Oak’s Letter Drive. Our goal is to send at least 100 letters in each county Sage Oak serves- Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, Inyo, Kern, and San Diego. The Sage Oak Letter Drive ends December 16th.

Help us reach our goal by filling out this survey showing us how you participated. After you fill out the survey, consider sharing it with us on social media using #SageOakLetterDrive.

Students that send 10 or more letters will receive a personalized Certificate of Kindness!
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Virtual Field Trips
Sign up for Online Virtual Field Trips starting this Wednesday, December 2nd at 9:00 am. There are a variety of virtual tours and workshops centered around art, history, music, dance, and science that your students will love!

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Sage Oak Yearbook 
This month, our theme is pandemic-safe activities! This year has looked a little different due to the pandemic and we want to capture ways you have been creative with your time at home. Send in pictures of you and your family crafting, exercising, giving back to the community, etc. while following healthy practices at home to Yearbook with the student(s)’ first and last name in the email subject. 

LAST CALL: Send in a photograph from the shoulders up to join your class page in the yearbook. All photos submitted to yearbook@sageoak.eduation (with first and last name in the title of email) by December 31st will be eligible to win a COLDSTONE gift card.  

SENIORS: Get excited about your senior yearbook! Please send in the following by December 31st to yearbook@sageoak.education with your first and last name in the title:

  • Baby photo 
  • Senior quote
  • Senior photo

Secondary Education 
Graduates! UC applications are due today and with the CSU and common app deadlines approaching, please click the button below if you need a college counseling appointment.

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Supporting Student Growth in ELA & Math
As home educators, time is precious and our schedules are full. Growth monitoring is a quick and easy way for parents to check in on students’ academic progress. Your teacher can set this up for you through i-Ready, as well as be available to answer any questions regarding the ELA/math resources and the growth monitoring process. 

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