January 6, 2018

Hal Alles, a grandparent of an Oak Creek student, has generously offered to lead an after school technology club.  Initially, the "beta test" of the club will run for four Tuesdays in January 2018 after school, in the Makerspace.  The club will start small (6 students in grades 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade) to get a feel for...

December 9, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, Oak Creek has participated in the international week for Hour of Code!  Between December 4 and 8, children in every classroom had the opportunity to experience coding, at the level of challenge for which they are ready.  Over the years, many parents have mentioned that the Hour of Code exp...

December 1, 2017

This year, the Hour of Code occurs between December 4 and December 8.  Students will have an opportunity during that week to spend one-hour learning to code, using a kid-friendly language called Scratch, in their classroom.  To learn more about this program, or to try it out at home, go to this link.

We will need v...

November 15, 2017

Mad Science Night was a huge success! The Science Enrichment Committee has been trying to find ways to include more students in the hands-on science activities the committee hosts and promotes.  On November 6, we were able to host a large capacity evening of science.  Over 150 students signed up for the unlimited scien...

October 19, 2017

We are thrilled and grateful to announce that the Lake Oswego Rotary Club chose to fund a grant application to provide funds to support STEAM efforts at Oak Creek Elementary.  The Lake Oswego Rotary Club provided a check for $2050.00 this school year.  Funds will be used for two different initiatives - to provide addit...

October 19, 2017

In order to find a way to meet the ongoing demand for science nights, we are so excited to be able to offer our first, large-capacity science night!  In collaboration with Mad Science we will hold a Science Night in the gym and Makerspace on November 6 from 6:15- 8:00.

This event is FREE, but students must be pre-regist...

September 18, 2017

We are excited to kick off our first round of science nights for this school year.  Lisa Wilcke, also known as the glass lady, has been teaching fused glass in schools for over 15 years.  She was one of the exhibitors/presenters at the STEAM Fair this past spring.

During this fun and informative workshop, Lisa will...

COMIC BOOK CLUB!

Tuesdays- 12:20-12:50

ATTENTION 3rd, 4th and 5th graders!

Do you like Super-heroes? Supervillains? Drawing? Cartooning?

Join Rowan Ducker in the Maker Space during your lunch recess on Tuesdays, and have fun learning to draw some of your favorite comic book characters, or invent your own.  Design a comic b...

April 28, 2017

On April 28, we had another exciting and well- attended science night.  This time, we had a presenter (Meng Vue) from OMSI's classroom education program come to Oak Creek. Through Meng's energetic and enthusiastic presentation, students learned  to understand the concept of decibels and how to measure sound.  They lear...

March 10, 2017

The annual Oak Creek STEAM Fair was a huge success!  There were over 125 student participants who demonstrated their exciting and original projects in science, art and coding.  We were so thrilled to have so many friends and family members attend as well!  In addition to an opportunity to view students' projects, every...

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