July 2021

 

~ School Announcements ~


~ Dates To Remember ~ 

  • First Day Of School: Monday, August 23, 2021

  • All School Picture Day: Wednesday 25, 2021 

  • 6th Grade Open House: Monday, August 30th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • 7th & 8th Grade Open House: Tuesday, August 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

 


~ Upcoming Events ~


 

 

Yearbook:

Yearbooks will arrive to school in late July. Once they arrive an email will be sent out to the those who have purchased a yearbook to pick up your copy. 

 

 


 

~ School Nurse ~ 


All 6th graders must have a current physical, updated immunizations and dental on file with the school nurse. Students that transferred into 7th or 8th grade from a different district this year, must also have medical forms turned in to the health office. If you are unsure of your child's health compliance, please contact the school nurse - Andreea Balici - at ibalici@skokie68.org or at 847-568-7504.  Thank you.


~ Safety ~


Attention All Students

Students need to cross at the stoplight at Gross Point and Kenton if they would like to go to Culvers.

It is very dangerous to cross in the middle of Gross Point without a stoplight and crosswalk. 

 


~ OOJH PTA Announcements ~


 

PTA Website

The PTA has a new website called the Old Orchard Junior High PTSA, Inc. Store!

At this site you can support your PTA by purchasing a Membership to the PTSA for $10.00 for the 2020-2021 school year!

 

 

Great News! The OOJH PTA is now a registered charity with Amazon Smile! When you shop on Amazon, the OOJH PTA can get a .05% donation on selected items.  

You can go directly to their site here:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3661913 Or go to smile.amazon.com and select Old Orchard Jr High PTA as their charity.

Shop Away!

 

OOJH PTA Needs You for Next Year

Our wonderful PTA needs leaders to chair various roles for next school year. We would LOVE to see representatives from all grade schools that feed into OOJH. Devonshire parents!!! Highland parents!!! Stenson parents!!! Please also share with incoming 6th grade parents so they can participate in our wonderful PTA!

The following roles will be vacant next year so please reach out to us if you are interested in filling any of these roles!  Many are short time commitments and can be done at your convenience.

2021-2022 school year PTA vacancies include:

  • President (2-year term)Vice President (2-year term)

  • Secretary (2-year term)

  • Spirit wear Chair

  • Winterfest Chair

  • 8th grade graduation & party Chair

  • Cultural Arts Chair

 

The current PTA will help you transition into the role smoothly.

PTA helps plan fun programs for students like back-to-school picnic, teacher appreciation lunch, winter fest, trivia night, graduation reception and so much more but we need all hands on deck.

 

OOJH PTA on Facebook

Be sure to "like" the OOJH PTA on Facebook to stay up to date.  And encourage graduating 5th grade families to like the page to loop them in for next year.

https://www.facebook.com/oojhpta

 

 

 

 

~ Before School Activities ~


Monday

Before School: None

A -Gym:  None

B - Gym: None

Tuesday

Before School: None
A - Gym: None
B - Gym:  None

Wednesday

Before School: None

A-Gym: None

B - Gym: None

Thursday

Before School: None
A - Gym: None

B - Gym: None

Friday

Before School: None
A - Gym: None
B - Gym: None

After School Activities

Tuesday

After School: None

A - Gym: None
B - Gym: None
Games
Home: None
Away: None

Wednesday

After School: None

A - Gym: None
B - Gym:  None
Games
Home:  None
Away: None

Thursday

After School: None

A - Gym: None
B- Gym:  None
Games
Home:  None
Away: None

 

Friday

After School: None

A - Gym:  None
B - Gym: None
Games
Home:  None
Away:  None

 

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