|October 16||Great American Shake-out|
|October 17||Junior High Dance|
|October 18||Auction Kick-off Party|
|October 20-24||Red Ribbon Week
* Monday - Pledge to be Drug Free
* Tuesday - Red Ribbon on Fence
* Wednesday - Wear Team Jersey over uniform
* Thursday - Crazy Socks Day
* Friday - Volleyball Match: Students vs Faculty
|October 21-23||Book Fair|
|October 27||In N Out|
|October 29||Picture Retake|
|October 31||Minimum Day - Halloween Celebration|
|November 5||Dancing Scientist Enrichment
See www.dancingscientist.com for more info.
Pumpkins, Poems & Pageantry is an annual Halloween tradition at OLQA. All students
are encouraged to participate in the contest by submitting a pumpkin, a Halloween/Fall
poem or Halloween/Fall art. All poems and art are due Monday, October 27. Pumpkins are due
on Friday, October 31. Deadlines are firm and set to allow fair and timely judging.
Please refer to the flier that was in last weeks Family Envelope, or the OLQA School
website for details. Our goal is to have fun and share our creativity with our school family.
For details click Pumpkins, Poems and Pageantry Flyer below.
Sample contest entries,
Also the Dancing Scientist (aka: Jeffrey Vinokur) is coming to OLQA on November 5th. His 50-min stage show called "So You Think You Can Do Science" has been performed at the Smithsonian Institute, World Science Festival, USA Science & Engineering Festival, and over 250 presentations at K-12 schools coast-to-coast. The show combines 'wow' science demonstrations, with hip hop music, a student competition, and a few jaw-dropping dance moves. Jeffrey Vinokur, 23, has an M.S. in Biochemistry from UCLA, and specializes in demonstrating and explaining science through inspirational school shows and television. With 20+ million YouTube views, he has a contagious passion for science and a talent for teaching. Vinokur is currently conducting his PhD research at UCLA, and frequently travels to schools nationwide. Checkout his recent appearances on NBC's Today Show, The View, Discovery Channel, The Fox News Channel, The Weather Channel, and many others. If you would like more information about the Dancing Scientist, or you would like to see a preview of his performance coming to OLQA, please visit his web site, www.dancingscientist.com.