Fourth grade students have been studying how the influence of Native American groups, including the Lenni-Lenape culture, is manifested in different regions of New Jersey. Today they were able to explore clothing, tools, animal pelts and other artifacts to deepen their understanding. Thank you to the PTO for providing this presentation.
We sent off our donations to Toys for Tots today. We are proud to share that we have two large bins of happiness to share with those in need in our community. Thank you to the Washington Township Police Department for inviting us to partner with you for this worthy cause. 🧸🪀
Fresh off the OFRS press! Mrs. Garner's Second Grade class published their first class newsletter. Students worked together to write articles communicating classroom happenings with their families. 📰
Our fifth grade mathematicians are hard at work solving word problems in cooperative groups. In this particular problem, students are using fractions to find batting averages and critiquing the batting skills of individual players. The use of baseball stats motivates our students take crack at real-world statistician math skills. ⚾🧢
First Graders at OFRS are measuring with paper clips. They discover how to use objects and nonstandard units to measure distances and make conclusions about why it’s important to use objects of the same size and shape when measuring. We love to see our mathematicians hard at work! 📏🖇📎
OFRS partners with the Washington Twp. Police to collect new and unwrapped gifts to donate to Toys for Tots. Our student leaders help us to organize and prepare the donation. We are proud to announce we are beginning to fill up box number two! 🧸🪀🧒👶🏾
A HUGE Thank You to the OFRS PTO for Adding Some Holiday Cheer to the Teachers' Room!! 🎄
The PTO hosted our Annual Holiday Boutique. Students discovered the joy of of giving to others. Thank you to all of the volunteers who made it such a festive and fun experience! 🎁
Ms. English and her student violinists and trombonists serenaded the OFRS main office with holiday music. What a wonderful surprise and uplifting performance! Thank you for spreading cheer! 🎻🎶 📯
A parent mystery reader spends time reading to a fifth grade class today. We love inviting volunteers into our classrooms to share experiences with students.
Second Graders demonstrate 5-star listening position during Morning Meeting. Our daily morning meetings strengthen relationship and communication skills and set students up for success in social scenarios and academics. What a wonderful way to start each day!
4th grade archeologists digging for fossils!
Happy Thanksgiving from our OFRS students! We are thankful for our community, families, and school. 🍽🍗🥗🥧
Thank you to our generous PTO who always take the time to show their appreciation to our wonderful teaching staff. Our teachers are all that and a slice of pie!
The tradition continues! VFW Post 7858 visited to pick up Candy Donations made from all three elementary schools. These donations will go to patients at the Lyons VA Medial Center in Basking Ridge, NJ. OFRS Fifth Grade Leaders helped to pack up the candy donations and thank the Veterans for their service. Thank you to the generous children and families of our Washington Twp. community.
Pick Up Patrol Quick Tip: How to make a plan change for your child's dismissal!
We are preparing for tomorrow's Veterans Flag Raising Ceremony! All families are invited. This special event will take place at 9:15am on November 3rd at the flagpole in the front of the building. Post “1776” American Veterans Association of Washington Twp. will join us to be recognized and honored for their service. If you have a Veteran in your family, be sure to invite them to join us!
More Halloween Festivities!!!
Our OFRS PTO and Room Parents planned the most fabulous Halloween Parties today! Webs, mummies, freeze dance, painting pumpkins and more - such fun!!!
The PTO treated our students to a Recess Dancy Party as a schoolwide prize for reaching our Color Run Fundraising Goal. Students dressed colorfully and danced the day away!