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Falling In Love With Burney Falls

The day was just gorgeous, perfect for an outdoor adventure for Oak Run School. As everyone arrived, the kiddos aww’d over the view from the falls overlook.Soon the teachers had two groups formed, The olders would enjoy a lengthy hike while the younger would walk one just right for smaller legs. While down at the bottom the kids enjoyed a time where Miss Rose

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The Search For Santa Field Trip To Cascade Christmas

Things were fairly merry and bright as the bus pulled out from Oak Run School last Friday. The kiddos were headed out to see A Cascade Christmas. It was yet another fun -filled field trip. The Cascade theater was bursting at the seams with laughing children ready to see this program. Our group almost filled the 60 seats reserved for us. It was amazing

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Preschool Teacher Dutch Fennell Honored At Banquet!

We are so proud of Dutch Fennell, our preschool teacher! She was honored with an award for Teacher Of The Year at VFW Post 275 in Round Mountain. When you step into her classroom you see immediately why she received this award.  She believes in a fun engaging learning environment while reenforcing important stages of social and emotional development. She is consistent in her

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Monster Mash Bash

Halloween at Oak Run School was full of smiles, games, fun and PRIZES! The rainy weather did not dampen any spirits as the children arrived dressed for success!     The cast of characters were varied, and the costumes, you could tell had hard work had been put into them! Most of the fun began at lunch time when the kids were served a

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Of Cannons And Marching Orders

Recently, I sat down with a group of kids from Oak Run School who had gone on the Civil War Field Trip at Hawes Farms. I wanted their first-hand experience. McKenzie, Ty, Anthony, Colby, Javan, Kaitlyn, Madison and Sydney did not disappoint, they had much to share. I heard from several that after moving slowly off the tractor ride in, they spied 6 different

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Fresh Happenings In The Kitchen

Looking around the Oak Run School Cafeteria you quickly see that this school does things a little differently. From the model of the future chicken coop to the great system for compost, recycling and reusable dishes. As you glance  at all the plates the young folks are eagerly eating you see more yummy changes. While I visited with school chef Stephanie Giacomelli, I got

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Oak Run School’s First Field Trip Of 2014 School Year!

Did you wonder what the Oak Run kids were doing today? They were out slipping and sliding.  The kiddos enjoyed a day of friends, fun, sun and more at Water Works Park. The photos show just a glimpse of the hugging and wet play that went on. Oak Run Moms and Dads make sure to check back in the future for more fun events,

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