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Congratulations to the OIS A+ Teachers of the Year - Mrs. Porras and Mrs. Seagroves

OIS Spelling Bee Winners - 1st - Sadhvi Reddy, 2nd - Tommy Hujar, and 3rd - Peyton Maurer

OIS Bilingual Spelling Bee Winners - 1st - Arturo Montes, 2nd - Alejandro Rodriguez, and 3rd Wilmer Maceda

TISD Educator Sarah Broughton Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

Red Ribbon Week - OIS is "socking" it to drugs!!  Life is YOUR journey, travel DRUG free!

Red Ribbon Week - My Future is TOO Bright - Life is YOUR journey, travel DRUG free!

5th Grade Science Team

Great Expectations - 6th Grade Call to Excellence 

OIS 5th Grade Social Studies Team

OIS Specialized Support Team

Campus Spotlight

Oakcrest Intermediate has once again been recognized as a Great Expectations MODEL school!  The Oakcrest Intermediate staff was able to open the building in August 2015 and pilot GE for Tomball ISD at the intermediate level.  At the end of our first school year, OIS was recognized as a GE Progressive School, something that less than 5% of first year GE schools earn.  At the conclusion of the 2016-17 year we were recognized as a GE MODEL school for the first time, which is extremely prestigious for a second-year school.  We were certainly thrilled to receive that high honor once again for the 2017-18 school year.  The impact of GE on campus has been profound, as evidenced by the positive attitudes of students and staff, as well as the extremely low number of student disciplinary incidences.  The MODEL school rating (the highest given to GE schools) means that at least 90% of the staff are implementing 100% of the 17 Teaching Practices daily. 
 
An integral part of the culture of our campus is the Great Expectations model that promotes a Culture of Respect and Academic Excellence.  This program pairs well with the Oakcrest Motto: “Cultivating Character … Elevating Education.”  Teachers and students strive to practice the 8 Expectations for Living daily and learn to integrate the 36 Life Principles promoted by Great Expectations.  GE also endorses 17 Teaching practices that promote critical thinking, speaking in complete sentences, display and celebration of student work, mutual respect, relevant connections between the curriculum and real life, enriched vocabulary, interpersonal communication, and other positive elements to advance student achievement through continuous instructional improvement.  

Many parents have visited OIS during "Call to Excellence" when their child’s homeroom class was leading this daily student-led assembly.  Each week a different Life Principle is defined and explored, with the class creating a Showcase on Friday that further highlights the Life Principle of the week in real-life terms and actions.  We encourage parents to come visit any day, but especially on Fridays when their child’s homeroom class is presenting the Showcase.  We also incorporate the 8 Expectations for Living into the CTE daily and have asked students to write and speak about which Expectations mean the most to them now and for their future. 

“Great Expectations has been the most rewarding and transformational program I have experienced in my 20-year career.  However, it is so much more than just a “program” as the 8 Expectations for Living and GE Life Principles impact our stakeholders while on campus and extend beyond the walls of our building.  The effects of our progress will quite literally be felt for generations.  The profound influence of GE on our staff, students and parents is immeasurable and extraordinary.”  Dr. Lee Wright, Principal - OIS
 
If you want to learn more about GE, please schedule a visit to OIS, come to the daily Call to Excellence, or read about GE at www.greatexpectations.org. Thank you for your continued support of OIS and the GE program on campus.
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In The News

OIS Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night

Join OIS on Wednesday, May 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Chick-Fil-A, located at the corner of Jones and SH 249! Come on in and enjoy dinner with your family, or pick up dinner to bring home. Just be sure to mention OAKCREST INTERMEDIATE! This is our second Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night this year, so let's make it count! Hope to see you there!

OIS 2019-2020 School Supplies on Sale Now!

It's time to order your school supplies for next year. This helps you save time and money when back-to-school shopping. Parents that use EPI school packs save up to 40% compared to the same supplies from a national retailer. Click on headline for a quick link to our order page. School ID is OAK327. Order before June 16th to avoid price increase!

OIS Nurse Notes - Vaccines Information

Attention 6th grade parents!! Updated immunization records must be turned in to the clinic by May 24, 2019. The meningococcal and Tdap vaccines are required for entry into the 7th grade. These are the 11 year old shots. Please call or email Nurse Ellis at ext. 5610 with any questions.

TJHS Summer Drama Camp 2019

Current 5th & 6th graders please check out the TJHS Summer Theatre/Drama Camp. Two weeks available: June 10 - 13 or June 17 - 20. Click on headline for more information and registration forms.

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OIS 6th Grade Choir Spring Concert
Date: 5/20/2019, 6:30 PM 7 PM
Location: Cafe
OIS Band Spring Concert
Date: 5/20/2019, 6:45 PM 7 PM
Location: TMHS
OIS Volunteer Luncheon
Date: 5/22/2019, 11 AM 1 PM
Location: Library
OIS Orchestra Spring Concert
Date: 5/23/2019, 5 PM 5:30 PM
Location: TMHS
OIS Career Exploration Day
Date: 5/24/2019, 12:30 PM 3 PM
Location: OIS