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Parent Update - 1.12.24


OCE Families,


Mark your calendars because we have an exciting couple of weeks coming up!


If you would like to request a track change for the 2024-2025 school year, please provide the information requested below by March 1, 2024.  


24-25 Track Change Request Form


OCE is Hosting a Reading Night on January 24th from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Each grade level will showcase different genres, and reading resources will be provided to help your children at home. Additionally, we will have a parent information session to learn about reading at school and how to support reading at home. Please RSVP here if you plan to attend. We look forward to seeing you there! 


OCE is Hosting a Science Fair and STEM Night on February 15th from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
The OCE Science Fair is an opportunity for students to showcase their creativity and curiosity by creating science projects. Please complete this form if you would like to participate by presenting either an individual or team project. 


All students and families are welcome to attend the Science Fair and STEM Night, regardless of your participation in the Science Fair.


Upcoming whole school events:
(This list does not include specific track out dates- adhere to the WCPSS calendar)

  • January 15- NO SCHOOL- HOLIDAY
  • January 19- Rock Star Day
  • January 24- OCE Reading Night at 6:00pm
  • February 8- Club Pictures, tracks 2 & 4
  • February 15- OCE STEM and Science Fair Night at 6:00pm
  • February 21 - Club Pictures, tracks 1 & 3
  • February 22- PTA Dance Night for K-2 grades
  • February 23- PTA Dance Night for 3-5 grades
  • March 4-15- PTA Book Fair
  • March 7 & 14 at 8am- PTA Special Person/Grandparents’ Breakfast 
  • March 29- NO SCHOOL- HOLIDAY
  • May 10: PTA Carnival (Rain date May 17)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me at

Thank you for your continued support!