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To help Golden Oak students realize future college and career goals we focus our efforts and provide resources such as U-Planit to educate and encourage our students in their college endeavors. Each week at Golden Oak is College Career Wednesday.
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THE LATEST NEWS FROM GOLDEN OAK!!
The November-December edition of the Golden Oak Principal's Newsletter is packed with information about the GRRRREAT things happening at our school. Check for information about what is happening in each grade level as well as PTO activities, resources, reading tips and important dates.
G.O. SPIRIT ASSEMBLIES
Upcoming Events at Golden Oak:
November 23 - 27 | Thanksgiving Break
December 7-11 | G.O. PTO Santa Shop
December 14 | Tiger Tea
December 18 | End of Quarter 2
December 21 - January 1 | Christmas Vacation
Life as a G.O. Tiger!
TK and Kinder Moments
1st Grade Moments
2nd Grade Moments
3rd Grade Moments
4th Grade Moments
5th Grade Moments
6th Grade Moments
Mr. Gross would like us to recognize our GO Band Student of the Week, Denise Barrera for working hard and for graduating to Intermediate Band. Congratulations, Denise, for your great work!
No Bully Zone
Golden Oak Elementary School lies in the western section of the City of Shafter and serves students in grades kindergarten through six. Originally named Richland Primary School, the students at the school participated in choosing the current name, Golden Oak Elementary School. The school operates on a traditional school calendar. Golden Oak Elementary School is committed to providing a strong instructional program for all students to ensure excellence in education.
Golden Oak Elementary at Lerdo and Wall adheres to the premise that all children can learn. It is our belief that student success is based upon the collaborative efforts of all segments of the school community including administration, teachers, support staff, and the community at large. Our mission is to foster the mental, physical, social, and emotional growth of all students by promoting excellence through meaningful, standards-based instruction and providing a nurturing school environment that support the development of positive self-image and social consciousness that will lead toward productive, responsible citizenship.
Six Pillars Of Character
Be honest * Don't deceive, cheat or steal * Be reliable - do what you say you'll do * Have the courage to do the right thing * Build a good reputation * Be loyal - stand by your family, friends and country
Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule * Be tolerant of differences * Use good manners, not bad language * Be considerate of the feelings of others * Don't threaten, hit or hurt anyone * Deal peacefully with anger, insults and disagreements
Do what you are supposed to do * Persevere: keep on trying! * Always do your best * Use self-control * Be self-disciplined * Think before you act - consider the consequences * Be accountable for your choices
Play by the rules * Take turns and share * Be open-minded; listen to others * Don't take advantage of others * Don't blame others carelessly
Be kind * Be compassionate and show you care * Express gratitude * Forgive others * Help people in need
Do your share to make your school and community better * Cooperate * Stay informed; vote * Be a good neighbor * Obey laws and rules * Respect authority * Protect the environment