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Wednesday (April 16) 2:15 dismissal .... NO SCHOOL Thursday (April 17), Friday (April 18) and Monday (April 21)

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What Is This Common Core?

By now, you have surely heard the term "Common Core" and have asked yourself, "what is this all about"?  Although districts do not have all the answers about the Common Core, they have been hard at work preparing for it and implementing it.  The State of Illinois is one of many states adopting the Common Core State Standards.  However, recently there has been some states that have decided to not . . . read more

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Oakland High School NHS Inductions

     Eleven Oakland High School students were recently inducted into the National Honor Society.  The induction ceremony was on March 13th at the Lake Crest library.  The keynote speaker for the event was Janice Hunt, editor and publisher of the Oakland Independent.  A good crowd of family, friends, and . . . read more

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2014-2015 School Calendar

The Oakland CUSD #5 Board of Education approved the 2014-2015 school calendar at it's March 19th Board meeting. School will start on Monday, August 18th with a teacher's institute.  The first day for students will be the next day, Tuesday, August 19th.  First semester finals will be on December 17th and 18th.  Students . . . read more


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