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Remote Learning Plan

March 30, 2020

Per new guidance from the State Board of Education, Oakland CUSD #5, in cooperation between administration and teaching staff, has developed its Remote Learning Plan. This plan was developed with the intention of minimizing stress and . . . read more


March 20, 2020

Today, Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued an executive order requiring residents to “stay at home” effective Saturday, March 21 at 5:00 pm, through the end of April 7. As part of the Governor’s order, he announced . . . read more

Remote Learning Office Hours

April 6, 2020

With the start of remote learning days, Oakland CUSD #5 teachers will have dedicated "office hours" to answer questions students or parents may have. During their office hours, teachers will repeatedly check their school . . . read more

2020-2021 School Calendar

During the March 18th Board of Education Meeting, the Oakland CUSD #5 board approved the school calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The highlights of that calendar are as follows; teachers start on August 13 and students . . . read more

Tips for a Successful School Year

5 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL YEAR   Starting a fresh school year is an exciting, yet stressful time for many. Whether your child is in kindergarten or high school, here are 5 tips for a successful school-year for . . . read more

2019-2020 School Supplies

July 10, 2019

It's hard to believe that the start of the school year is only a month away. You have plenty of time, but for those that want to start early, here are the school supply list for K-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Please note that grades . . . read more

***AMENDED*** 2019-2020 School Calendar

The 2019-2020 school calendar has been amended to reflect the four days we had to cancel school. Due to snow and ice, school was canceled on December 16, December 17, and February 6.  School was canceled on February 28 as a . . . read more

Senior Signing Day & Senior Walk

A few years ago, Oakland HS started a new tradition called the Senior Walk.  The seniors, in their cap and gowns, take one last trip through the halls that helped them become the person that is about to walk across the stage to get . . . read more

Water Testing for Lead Content

Earlier this year, the Illinois General Assembly passed SB 550 that set certain requirements on K-12 school districts to test their drinkable water for lead. Buildings built before January 1, 1987 are required to be tested before the end of . . . read more

Fall 2017 Immunization Data

P.A. 97-0910 was signed in August of 2012, effective date of Jan. 1, 2013, with implementation date beginning with Dec. 1 of 2013.  This act required schools make “publicly available” the district’s immunization . . . read more

CPR and AED Video

State law requires the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) to post a hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators training video on its website.  The law also requires all districts to notify staff . . . read more

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