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Take home dinners are back!

We are so excited to offer our Oakhill friends and families a variety of hot and delicious dinner options for those busy, fun filled summer evenings!

The kitchen team at Oakhill is working diligently to provide our Oakhill community with an easy and safe take home dinner opportunity starting this week, 6/1/2020. We understand that it can be stressful and overwhelming to have something that everyone in your family loves for dinner, each night. That's where the kitchen team at Oakhill Day School can help!

We have made these meals from scratch, from our kitchen to yours, and we've made it super easy to sign-up no-stress necessary! 

These are the dinner options as of this week 6/1:

  • meatball grinder meal kit
  • turkey pot pie
  • beef and sausage lasagna
  • and bbq pulled pork meal kit

We will update the dinner options each week, and they always be listed on the dinners website. 

Sign-up and come have dinner made for you and your busy family!

Hope to see you soon!

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Move Over Summer Reading... Makers Gotta Make!

Just as our libraries evolved from quiet reading spaces into bustling maker spaces this past school year, our summer reading program has evolved too. This summer we want you to keep reading, dreaming, creating, exploring and making. We've created a "Makers Gotta Make!" grid to help you plan your making. 


We've separated the grid into 5 categories:

Make something cool to share with your family and friends!

Art is everywhere. Find it or create it!

Knowledge is power! Learn something new.

Explore the world around you!

Read whatever you want!

As you record your activities, you'll have the chance to earn some super fun prizes! The more making you do, the more chances you'll have to earn prizes. For every 5 boxes you mark off, you'll earn a raffle ticket. We'll be drawing from the raffle tickets for some super fun prizes!


What do I need to do?

Print out your Makers Gotta Make grid and start making! As you complete the maker activities listed (or your own activity), cross off the corresponding box. We'd love to see your photos as you make - post them and tag us on social media! @oakhillday #ODSLife


How will I "prove" what I've done?

We trust you and your parents! The only "proof" we need is the Makers Gotta Make Grid with your marked off box(es) and your parent's signature when we come back to school in the fall. 


What about my reading log?  Will I be recording what I read?

You will not be creating a book log for Oakhill but Mid-Continent library has an amazing summer reading program where you can create your book log and win prizes too. We encourage you to sign up for their program here:


When do I start?

Today! No need to wait :).


Download Makers Grid Now!

Have a great summer!
Mrs. Meier & Mrs. Verwers

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2019-2020 Academic Awards Ceremony

Each year it is an honor to celebrate the academic achievements of our students in the Intermediate and Middle School. This year is no exception. Although we cannot celebrate together, please join us in cheering on these students as we announce this year's academic award recipients. 

Awards Recipients by Department

Distance Learning Awards

Art Awards

Physical Education Awards

Science Awards

Spanish Awards

Communication Arts Awards

Math Awards

Technology Award

Drama & Music Awards

Social Studies Awards

Academic Club Honors

Leadership Awards

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2020 Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education Awards

On the evening of Tuesday, May 12, members of the Oakhill community received recognition at the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education Awards held virtually this year due to social distancing. Cathy Bernholtz, Health Coordinator, and Sharon Phillips, Central Office Coordinator, were nominated by Oakhill for the Excellence in Service to Education award. Ashley Robbins, Toddler Teacher and Early Childhood Department Lead Teacher, was nominated by her peers and parents of Oakhill Day School students for the Excellence in Teaching Award. Oakhill is proud of the work that all of these individuals do daily to enrich the lives of our students and are excited to recognize them for all they do for the school.

The following businesses and individuals are this year's award recipients:


The following recipients were selected for their outstanding service to Northland education over the past year and we are thrilled to celebrate them for this great accomplishment.

Congratulations to all of the 2020 Oakhill nominees and award recipients for your dedication to education in the Northland and Oakhill Day School.

Download the program here:

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Why choose an independent private education?

By choosing an independent private education, you have the opportunity to choose a school whose philosophy, values, and teaching style fit your child. Independent private schools can also offer your family small class sizes, excellent teachers, and high academic standards.

Oakhill Day School is a place where children discover themselves as learners in a community where they feel valued and known. We invite you to learn more about the active learning that happens here!

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Oakhill Day School
Oakhill Day School
7019 N. Cherry Street Gladstone, MO 64118
Phone: 816.436.6228
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