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Illinois Youth Survey

Parents/Guardians of students in grades 8, 10 , & 12 should be seeing a letter coming home from Mrs. Nelk, school social worker, about your child's participation in the Illinois Youth Survey.  The letter describes what the . . . read more

Oakland Schools to Participate in 5Essentials Survey

Beginning December 10 , students and teachers across Illinois will have an opportunity to participate in the eighth annual statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey. This survey is designed to generate a detailed picture of the inner . . . 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

2019-2020 School Calendar

The 2019-2020 school calendar has finally been approved!!! Due to discussions in Springfield, the school calendar could not be approved until the Illinois General Assembly approved the definition of a school day and the Governor . . . 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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