Oconomowoc Area School District Learners and Leaders Winter Newsletter contains the following information:

  • Grades 4K-5 Move to Bridges in Mathematics
  • Facilities & Construction Updates
  • OASD In the News!
  • Winter Sports
  • OPEF
  • OAC Upcoming Events
  • OASD Upcoming Events

Oconomowoc Area School District (OASD) Summer School for grades 4K-12 will be held June 18-July 27, 2018.  Oconomowoc families can visit the OASD Summer School web pages for the complete course and registration information. Grade level course brochures, step-by-step instructions for registration and the payment process are posted on the district’s website at www.oasd.org/SummerSchool.

 

  • Online registration will be open beginning March 5, 2018, at 6 a.m. and will close March 16, 2018, at 12 p.m.
  • Registration will occur through Family Access, the district’s student management software.
  • Summer School classes are separated into three new brochures:
    • Elementary, K4 – 3rd Grade at Greenland Elementary School
    • Intermediate, 4th Grade – 8th Grade at Nature Hill Intermediate School
    • High School, Grade 9-12 at OHS
  • There are skills instruction, enrichment classes, and new course offerings at each of the summer schools.
  • Gymnastics will be offered through the Oconomowoc Parks & Recreation.  Visit their website to register for summer gymnastics:  https://www.oconomowoc-wi.gov/638/Parks-Recreation-Forestry.
  • The YMCA at Pabst Farms will have their Summer School Club available.  Families should contact the YMCA directly at 262-567-9622 for more information or visit their website for an application:  http://www.ymcaatpabstfarms.org/child-care/summer-day-camp/.

 

New This Year:

Payment is required at the time of registration with a credit or debit card. Due to high Summer School demand, payment must be made the same day as registration to secure your child’s place within the course or your course will be dropped.   Please check back after 9 a.m. daily for class space availability.

 

Contact for Additional Questions:

Email: summer@oasd.org

Phone: 262-560-2115

 

Thank you and we look forward to serving your student this summer as part of OASD’s Summer School Program!

 

The open enrollment period for Wisconsin public schools is February 5 - April 30, 2018.  Wisconsin's inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents to apply for their children to attend school districts other than the one in which they live during this 7-week period. 

 


 

Who May Participate?

Students in 5-year-old Kindergarten to grade 12 may apply to participate in open enrollment. Open enrollment for pre-kindergarten, 4-year-old kindergarten and early childhood education is limited. Parents should call their resident school districts to find out if their preschool-aged children qualify for open enrollment.  

 


 

Open Enrollment Process

Parents interested in enrolling into the OASD can access online application forms and detailed application information through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction website.

 

The Wisconsin DPI website has many resources for the open enrollment process:

2018-19 Open Enrollment Brochure (English) [PDF]

2018-19 Open Enrollment Brochure (Spanish) [PDF]

2018-19 Open Enrollment Brochure (Hmong) [PDF]

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Open Enrollment [PDF]

 


NEW for the 2018-19 School Year: Part-time Open Enrollment

Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, the Wisconsin DPI is offering a part-time open enrollment program.  Students enrolled in a public school in grades 9-12, may attend a public school in a nonresident school district for the purpose of taking a course offered by that nonresident district.  A student may attend no more than 2 courses at any time in the nonresident district.

 

Part-time Public School Open Enrollment Information Brochure (English) [PDF]

 

Visit the Wisconsin DPI Part-time Open Enrollment website for more information or to access the application form.

 


 

Additional Information or Questions?

For more information on all of the enrollment opportunities in the OASD, visit the enrollment section of our website or call Danielle Chaviano in the OASD Student Services Department, at 262-560-2155.

 

 

Spring Parent/Teacher conferences in the Oconomowoc Area School District will begin in February 2018 and are scheduled for multiple days at each school.  Information on selecting a time slot will be coming from your school soon.

 

See the full 2017-18 Parent/Teacher Conference Schedule.

Cold Weather Information

 

From: Roger J. Rindo, Ed.D.,
Superintendent of Schools


The cold weather has returned!  In light of the near-term forecast, I want to remind everyone about our practice for cold weather cancellation.  Our district will cancel school if there is a Wind Chill Warning with sustained wind chills at a level of 35 degrees below zero or more.  As always, the decision to cancel school will be finalized as early as possible in the morning, or perhaps the evening before if possible.  

 

Please be sure children are dressed appropriately for these cold days. Hats, boots, snow pants, warm jackets and gloves or mittens are essential for students to be able to enjoy their time going to and from school or playing outside.  While I know they are not always easily convinced to do so, a gentle reminder that middle and high-school students should also dress warm in this weather!  We want them to be comfortable and safe on these cold winter days.

 

Thank you for all you do to support our community of learners and leaders in OASD!

Five schools improve by at least one performance category over the 2015-16 report card 

OCONOMOWOC, WI – November 21, 2017.  The Oconomowoc Area School District schools made significant gains on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction School Report Cards which were released to the public today. Five of OASD’s eight schools improved at least one rating category over the previous year.  Greenland Elementary, Ixonia Elementary, and Summit Elementary all earned five-star ratings of Significantly Exceeds Expectations.  Meadow View Elementary, Park Lawn Elementary, along with Nature Hill Intermediate and Silver Lake Intermediate all earned four-star Exceeds Expectations ratings.  The Oconomowoc High School had a Meets Expectations rating. The District earned an overall four-star Exceeds Expectations rating, with a slight increase in its overall score from last year. 

 

2016-17 Oconomowoc Area School District Report Cards Summary

 

2016-17 Accountability Score

Accountability Rating

Star Rating

District

78.6

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

Greenland

85.0

Significantly Exceeds Expectations

★★★★★

Ixonia

83.8

Significantly Exceeds Expectations

★★★★★

Meadow View

73.9

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

Park Lawn

78.4

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

Summit

93.5

Significantly Exceeds Expectations

★★★★★

Nature Hill

76.2

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

Silver Lake

76.2

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

OHS

72.1

Meets Expectations

★★★

 

The District also continues to make strong gains in the area of student growth in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics, where it scored 74.6 out of a possible 100 points, compared to the state average of 66 points.  Last year, OASD’s growth score was the highest among K-12 school districts in Waukesha County.

 “As a district, our focus on continuous improvement of academic performance over the last four years has been targeted at both student achievement and student growth, so we are happy to see these promising results,” stated Superintendent Dr. Roger Rindo. “While we are not complacent, our growth on the state report card, in comparison to how we were performing when we formally began our focused continuous improvement work four years ago, is something to celebrate and is a reflection of the incredible commitment from our teachers and building leaders.”

 

Wisconsin School Report Cards:  Overall Accountability Scores and Ratings for the Oconomowoc School District        

 

2013-14

2015-16

2016-17

District

72.6

Meets Expectations

★★★

78.4

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

78.6

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

Greenland

80.4

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

83.0

Significantly Exceeds Expectations

★★★★★

85.0

Significantly Exceeds Expectations

★★★★★

Ixonia

72.9

Meets Expectations

★★★

71.5

Meets Expectations

★★★

83.8

Significantly Exceeds Expectations

★★★★★

Meadow View

67.7

Meets Expectations

★★★

71.4

Meets Expectations

★★★

73.9

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

Park Lawn

77.7

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

70.9

Meets Expectations

★★★

78.4

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

Summit

66.1

Meets Expectations

★★★

81.2

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

93.5

Significantly Exceeds Expectations

★★★★★

Nature Hill

76.0

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

74.5

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

76.2

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

Silver Lake

69.0

Meets Expectations

★★★

70.1

Meets Expectations

★★★

76.2

Exceeds Expectations

★★★★

OHS

72.6

Meets Expectations

★★★

64.7

Meets Expectations

★★★

72.1

Meets Expectations

★★★

Data Source:  WI DPI SAFE, November 17, 2017, 6:30 a.m.  Overall Accountability is scored on a 0-100 scale.  School Report Cards were not issued for the 2014-15 school year.

School Board President Don Wiemer commented, “As a board, we have waited a long time to see this kind of improvement, and I am very proud of all of the hard work that is going on in our schools.  The School Board remains committed to supporting our continuous improvement efforts, and I don’t see this getting anything but better as time goes on.”

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Enjoy a warm and safe place to run/walk this winter in the OHS Field House. The high school track will be open for all OASD residents age 18 and older beginning November 28, 2017.  

Track Hours and Information:

  • Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.

  • Please wear indoor running/walking shoes.  

  • This program will only be available when school is in session.  

  • Enter at door #24, which is the entrance between the Field House and the PDC, behind Oconomowoc High School. 

  • The light to the right of the door will be green when it's unlocked at 6:00a.m. 

  • Please wear indoor walking shoes. 

  • Walking in lanes 3 and 4 are recommended.

Winter Indoor Running/Walking at OHS Fieldhouse

Greenland Gathering Schedule

Introductory

Gathering

Community 

Gathering

10/9/2017 10/23/2017
11/6/2017 11/20/2017
12/4/2017 12/18/2017
1/8/2018 1/22/2018
2/5/2018

2/19/2018

Virtual meeting

3/5/2018 3/19/2018
4/9/2018 4/23/2018
5/7/2018 5/21/2018

Greenland Elementary held a celebration of construction completion September 15, 2017.  All of the Greenland students learned and sang a special song to thank the community, construction teams and staff for making Greenland an even better place to learn. 


 

Time to celebrate!

All five OASD elementary schools received Silver Level Recognition from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) for their ability to fully implement their behavioral work in Positive Behaviors Interventions & Supports (PBIS) at the universal school wide level for at least two years in a row and at a Tier 2, selected level/small group, for at least one year. This work lays a solid foundation for the future expansion and refinement of our culturally responsive multi-level system of support. This marks the third year in a row OASD has achieved DPI recognition at the elementary level.

Lisa Dawes, Director of Special Education/Student Services in the Oconomowoc Area School District stated, "Our schools are very proud of their work in PBIS and the difference it makes for students when staff teach behavioral expectations and recognize students for following those expectations.  As our schools implement PBIS at the small group and individual student levels (tier 2 and 3) we will be seeking DPI recognition beyond the Silver Level." 

For more information on our efforts, visit www.oasd.org.  To learn more about the Wisconsin Rtl Center’s Recognized School Program, visit www.wisconsinrticenter.org.

Congratulations to Greenland Elementary, Ixonia Elementary, Meadow Elementary, Park Lawn Elementary, and Summit Elementary!

PBIS Silver Level Award

 

The school board approved the 2017-18 District Calendar.

 

Click here to download PDF.

 

 

Rux Stadium Track and Field Access Open for Limited Public Use 

Key Fob Required-Apply at the Buildings & Grounds Office at Oconomowoc High School or Download Forms Below and Bring In. 
Questions? Call 262-560-2131. 

A refundable deposit of $10 (if paying by check make check payable to OASD/ if paying in cash please pay with exact amount) will be required for the key fob. The deposit will be refunded if the key fob is returned to the district in good condition. Forms and procedures are available to download below, or call Sue Collins in the Buildings & Grounds Department at 262-560-2131 to make an appointment to pick up the application. Buildings & Grounds offices are located at OHS, 641 E. Forest Street. Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. (hours are subject to change, please call ahead). 

Documents to print, fill out and bring with to the Buildings & Grounds Department:  (valid ID required.)

>FOB Agreement- Community Use- Fillable PDF 

>Requesting Use of Track

>Facility Use Agreement

>Facility Use- OHS Turf Rules

>Map to Buildings and Grounds at Oconomowoc High School
 



Hours: August 1- 31, 2016
Monday-Friday: 4:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. 
Weekends: 5:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


School Year Hours: Beginning September 1, 2016
Monday-Friday: 4:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.        
Weekends (and Thanksgiving): 5:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.           

 

The following Saturdays the track hours will be modified due to varsity reserve football games:

September 10
Open from 5 a.m.- 8 a.m.
Closed from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.- Due to reserve football game
Open from 2-4 p.m.

September 17
Open from 5- 8 a.m.
Closed from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.- Due to reserve football game
Open from 2-4 p.m. 

 


>Download full press release

Oconomowoc community members can now walk or run on the new track and field at OHS Rux Stadium this summer. The school board approved community access at their December, 2015 meeting.  A secure gate access system has been installed, thanks to local donor Kathy Ruehlow. 

Individuals age 18 and up (with the exception of current OHS students) can fill out an application for a key fob, which will grant secure access to the OHS track and turf facilities during the community use hours.  These hours have been identified to limit conflicts with district and student use of the outdoor facilities for school events, camps, summer school, athletic events and co-curricular events. 

Questions? Call 262-560-2131.

 

 

 


Greenland Elementary School
440 Coolidge Street
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
262-560-8100
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