Friday, May 3, 2013
The award is given to schools that support men and women in the National Guard.
Oak Hill Elementary School has been recognized for its work with the National Guard. The Severna Park school has been honored with the Seven Seals Award. The recognition is for the school’s support of the men and women in the National Guard and Reserve and their children who attend county schools, according to an announcement. The award is sponsored by the Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense organization established in 1972. Oak Hill has several students whose parents are members of the National Guard and Reserve. The school works to develop and maintain relationships between students, parents, teachers and other school staff. The relationships help increase student achievement and address issues often …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Parents interested in registering must do so in person at the school the child will be attending.
Planning for your child's first foray into Anne Arundel County public schools? Registration for prekindergarten classes will begin on Feb. 5. Parents interested in registering must do so in person at the school the child will be attending. Children must be at least 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2013 to qualify for the program, according to a release from the school system. When registering in person, the following documents will be required: The only school in Severna Park offering prekindergarten classes is Oak Hill Elementary. If you are unsure of which schools in your area offer the program, check the full list of schools involved on the Anne Arundel County Public School System's (AACPS) website. Parents applying for prekindergarten due to …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The school’s custodian Mike Duvall wears purple everyday and leads the students in Ravens cheers.
If you were to walk by the cafeteria at Oak Hill Elementary on a Friday you would hear cheers and yells of excitement and witness a sea of purple. If you stayed for the dismissal you would hear a Ravens cheer performed by eager students along with a loyal and loveable custodian. Dubbed by parents, students and teachers as a die-hard Ravens fan, 11-year custodian Mike Duvall leads the charge of Ravens excitement at Oak Hill “I wear purple every day, 24/7. I even sleep in my Ravens jersey,” Duvall said. It’s apparent just from the atmosphere at Oak Hill that students and teachers feed off Duvall’s enthusiasm. Principal Deneen Houghton, who is also clad in Ravens attire including fuzzy purple boots, says Duvall is largely responsible for all …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
A preview will be held at Oak Hill Elementary School on Sept. 21.
The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County soon will offer Anne Arundel school representatives and students brief previews of 30 artists’ presentations as part of the council’s Arts in Education program. One of the previews will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at Oak Hill Elementary in Severna Park. All Anne Arundel County school representatives are welcome to attend. According to a release, artists participating in the preview include storytellers, actors and singers who re-enact history, and a mime. Following the presentations, school representatives will have an opportunity to apply to the Arts Council for matching funds from the Arts in Education program to pay for artists’ presentations at their individual schools. School …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Oak Hill Elementary hosted a garden party and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday to celebrate the addition of a new outdoor classroom.
Oak Hill Elementary School celebrated its status as one of Maryland’s newest Green Schools on Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the recently completed outdoor classroom. There were musical and instrumental performances from each grade level as well as poems written about Oak Hill becoming a green school. Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, Regional District Superintendent Catherine Herbert and Delegate Cathy Vitale (R-Severna Park) attended to celebrate the school’s new green initiatives. Jack Williams, a Severna Park High School senior and former Oak Hill alumnus, was honored for his role in creating the outdoor classroom. Williams earned the highest rank in scouting, the Eagle Scout, for the project…
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Students came dressed in their favorite book character on Tuesday at the Severna Park school.
Read Across America Day, sponsored by the National Education Association, is on Friday but students at Oak Hill Elementary School celebrated early on Tuesday when the school celebrated reading with a storybook character parade. Do you have pictures of your kids dressed in their favorite storybook character? Upload them by clicking "Upload Photos/Video."
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
A special presentation on Veterans Day shares the history of war items, war rations, military vehicles and devices from World War I through modern times.
A history lesson not found in textbooks came to fourth- and fifth-graders at Oak Hill Elementary School on Veterans Day. World War I items, including a military jeep, replicas of ships, vehicles and equipment used in war time to present day, were shared by Ray Gonzalez, Woody Bowman and Paul Downey—all members of the Marine Corps League Detachment 1049. The group also brought displays to share showing food rations, communication equipment and other military gear. Additionally, many of the kids wrote letters to veterans as part of the day's exercise.