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Update for the Week of June 3rd
Update for the Week of June 3rd
Paul Barrette
Sunday, June 09, 2019

Hello OCRS families,

This is our final FULL week of school (the last two days of school are Monday 6/10 and Tuesday 6/11) and we are looking to end this school year strong, continuing to learn even as we celebrate the end of this year.

Important Information

School Spirit Days this week

To celebrate the last full week of school, we are having four School Spirit Days where staff and students get to wear something special. Here is a description of each day:

  • Tuesday, June 4th - 80's Day (at the request of the 5th grade students)
  • Wednesday, June 5th - Tie dye/Rainbow Day
  • Thursday, June 6th - Beach hat sun glasses day
  • Friday, June 7th  - USA Spirit Day (Red, White, and Blue)

Please show your OCRS School Spirit!

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

The OCRS PTA is celebrating Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week this week, now that state testing, field trips, and Field Day are all complete. Please wish your child's teacher and the staff at OCRS a Happy Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week and let them know how much you appreciate them!

Kindergarten Celebration

The Kindergarten Celebration will take place on Thursday, June 6th at 9:00 a.m. in the OCRS cafeteria. All Kindergarten families and family members are welcome to come and celebrate with us!

5th Grade D.A.R.E. Celebration

The 5th grade D.A.R.E. Celebration will take place on Thursday, June 6th at 1:00 p.m. in the OCRS cafeteria. All 5th grade families and family members are welcome to come and celebrate with us! The PTA 5th Grade Committee will be hosting a party for the students immediately after the ceremony.

Thank you for a terrific Field Day

Thank you Mr. Gruczka, teachers and staff, parent volunteers, and the Old County Road School PTA for a terrific Field Day! As you can see from the pictures attached at the end, everyone seemed to have a great time with the activities and enjoyed the PTA "After Field Day" party.

Upcoming Dates and Events

Kindergarten Celebration, Thursday June 6th at 9:00 a.m.

A celebration ceremony for Kindergarten students and their families will be held on Thursday, June 6th at 9:00 a.m. in the OCRS Cafeteria.

5th Grade D.A.R.E. Celebration, Thursday June 6th at 1:00 p.m.

A ceremony to celebrate the 5th grade students' completion of the Smithfield D.A.R.E. program will be held on Thursday, June 6th at 1:00 p.m. in the OCRS Cafeteria. The OCRS PTA 5th grade committee will be hosting a party for the students immediately after the ceremony.

Smithfield High Seniors "Walk the Halls", Friday June 7th at 10:00 a.m.

The Smithfield High School seniors will be participating in the tradition of "Walking the Halls" of each of the four elementary schools on the morning of Friday, June 7th.

Last Day of School, Tuesday June 11th

The last day of school is Tuesday, June 11th.

Follow OCRS Online and on Social Media

To stay up to date with the latest OCRS information, please check out the OCRS website at https://oldcounty.smithfield-ps.org. Also follow OCRS on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/OldCountyRoadSchool/, our Twitter feed at https://twitter.com/OldCountyRoad, and our Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/oldcountyroad/