Oct. 25, 2021

Sage News: Week of October 25, 2021

Fall Socials
All Sage Oak families are invited to join us for a fall social this week! This Thursday, October 28th, Sage Oak will host fun fall-themed socials in an area near you. Family-friendly costumes are encouraged! Meet your teacher, Sage Oak families in your area, and play fun, fall games. 

Brookside Park 
1630 Brookside Avenue
1 pm - 3 pm

Rancho Cucamonga
Milliken Park 
7699 Milliken Avenue
11 am - 12:30 pm

Fullerton Sports Complex
560 E Silver Pine
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Westlake Village
Berniece Bennett Park
31800 Village Center Road 
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Seal Beach
Edison Park
99 College Drive
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

La Cañada Flintridge
Memorial Park
1225 Foothill Blvd
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Los Alamos Park
37000 Ruth Ellen Way
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cultivate & Create

This year's annual Cultivate and Create Contest is in full swing! This is a wonderful opportunity for students to explore their artistic side through visual arts, music, film, and more! Winners from each category and age group will have their work featured in the Sage News. Please click below to view the rules for entry for more information.

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Zen Tangle Pumpkin Art & Science Lesson

Join Ms. Abbey on Friday, October 29th at 1:30 pm to learn about pumpkins and make some fun pumpkin art! This art lesson is open to students of all grades. Please click below to register if your student would like to join us!

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Field Trips - Personalized Learning Academy
We have opened up spots for 8th graders to attend the Ocean Institute Advanced Floating Lab field trip. If you have an 8th grade student who is interested in attending this trip, please sign up on the Sage Oak Website by Friday, October 29th

This is a drop-off trip, so parents and siblings will not be able to attend.

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Counseling Corner: Coffee with the Counselor

Join us today at 1:00 pm for Coffee with the Counselor. We will be discussing common myths about bullying and cyberbullying, including apps your child may have on their phone and what they do. 

Grab a cup of coffee (hot chocolate or tea) and join Ms. Allie as we discuss bullying prevention.
Here is the Zoom link and information:
Meeting ID: 989 0082 5121
Passcode: 083972

Counseling Connection Newsletter
We’re excited to offer live school counseling classes for all Sage Oak students every Monday! In this month’s Counseling Connection Newsletter, we highlight our first social-emotional counseling class on self-awareness. 

If you missed signing up for this unit, check out our newsletter for class information and recordings. 

Our next six-week unit, Self Regulation, will start on Monday, November 1st. Please click below to sign up for our live classes or receive recordings emailed to you weekly. We’d love for you to join us!

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Sage Oak's Online Lending Library

We appreciate your patience with the delayed launch of our much-anticipated online Lending Library. We are connecting with our external system developers on a daily basis in order to fix the numerous program issues that unexpectedly occurred during our initial launch last month. 

We do not have a program launch ETA at this time but will communicate that information to you as soon as available. Thanks for your continued patience!

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s longest-running drug-use prevention week. This year’s theme is Drug-Free Looks Like Me. It serves as a reminder that we are all empowered with shaping the communities around us through positivity, bravery, and strength. Sage Oak loves our students, and we want you to lead happy, fun, and successful lives. 

By making healthy choices, like staying drug-free, students are more likely to live their best life. Join students nationwide on October 23-31 to commit to making healthy choices to ensure a brighter future.  For activity suggestions, visit www.redribbon.org

Click below to speak out in support of Red Ribbon Week and share how you make healthy choices on our Sage Oak schoolwide padlet.

  • To share, click the “+” on the bottom right corner

  • Write your name in the Subject line

  • You can choose to add a photo or GIF

  • Write your pledge “I plan to grow up safe, healthy, and drug-free by…” then click submit

Thanks for sharing your pledge in support of Red Ribbon Week!

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Synchronous Instruction Classes Start November 1st

If you signed up your student to participate in Mountain Math and/or Step Up to Writing classes, you will hear from your synchronous instruction teacher this week with the schedule and Zoom links.

Strive for 45!
Take the math challenge! K-8 students ask your teacher for details.

Sage Stage Welcomes Eric Litwin, Original Author of Pete the Cat

Join us on the Sage Stage this Friday, October 29th at 9:00 am and meet Eric Litwin, the original author of Pete the Cat as well as The Nuts and Groovy Joe series. 

Eric Litwin is a song singing, guitar strumming, #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author who brings early literacy and music together. Eric's books have sold over 13 million copies, been translated into 17 languages, and won 26 literacy awards including a Theodor Geisel Seuss Honor Award. Approx. 45 minutes.

Link: https://bit.ly/joinsagestage
Passcode: sagestage

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