Dr. Khari Grant
Check it out! FAMILY BOOKPACK PICKUP is coming to 21st Century Primary on May 29th and June 1st. See flyer for additional details.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Join us tomorrow @ 7:00 p.m. for our Virtual 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony. Please see the attached flyer for streaming information.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please see the information attached regarding Wifi in the parking lot.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please see the attached flyer regarding Thursday and Friday remote learning plan days for staff. If you have any questions, please contact the school.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please use this link for Rich 227 Ramp Up Summer Program https://bit.ly/RAMP-UP_2020
about 1 month ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Attention Families! Make your calendars for the STEAMLAND SUMMER PROGRAMS starting this June. Please see the attached information below to learn more about the amazing offerings.
2 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
8th Graders! Please see the attached flyer for RTHS Ramp Up Summer Program.
2 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Attention OLS Families and Students! Please mark your calendars for our Virtual Award Ceremony. Additional information is included on the attached flyer.
2 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Thank you to the OLS #WINNING team of teachers and support staff. We appreciate all of the hard work that they do each and every day to support our students and their success.
2 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Attention Parents of Rising 4th Graders! Please join us for a "Virtual" Chat About Choice on Wednesday, May 6th. Please see the flyer below for additional details and information.
2 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Remote Learning Paper Packets and Supplies will be available for pick up starting Monday, May 4th, from 9-11. Please see the flyer for additional details.
2 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Teacher Appreciation Week begins this Monday, May 4th. Please help us at OLS thank our teachers, virtually! Let the kick-off begin!
2 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
8th Graders! Mark your calendars and get ready, our Virtual Red Carpet Affair will be taking place on Friday, May 15th. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Attention 8th Grade Parents and Students! Please take some time to check out the following information pertaining to our virtual graduation.
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
If you are interested in being a soloist for 8th Grade Virtual Graduation please contact Dr. Muench and see the attached flyer.
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Face mask will be available at the The Village. Please see attached information and details about how you can retrieve yours.
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
8th Graders, get ready to Elevate your Genius during the month of May!
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Thank you all for your support at the Motor Car Parade! It was truly a day of smiles and laughter for everyone. We appreciate your support! Continue to #win and be great in all you do! We miss you...
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Happy Monday! Students remember to login everyday and #keeplearning! Checkout some of our students working diligently and using creative technology tools. Do not forget to share pictures with Dr. Grant @ kgrant@sd163.com. #WINNING
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Spotlight on Success! One of our scholars continues to be innovative as she creates her own shoes with household items. Way to go! #OLSwinning #elevatingexcellence
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please join Dr. Grant, next Thursday, April 30, for Conversations with the Principal. I look forward to a great meeting and also sharing the recipe of the week!
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Veneeta Phelps
Fresh produce is available every Friday for the Chicago Heights community!
3 months ago, Veneeta Phelps
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, Remote Learning will continue beginning tomorrow, April 20th. New at-home learning packets will be available at each school and online. I hope you all had a wonderful break and looking forward to a wonderful week of learning!
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please reference the updated meal flyer. Contact information and the address for each location is included.
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, Spring Break begins tomorrow, April 10th. Remote learning classes will continue on Monday, April 20th. Have a wonderful and safe break!
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Happy Sunday! Just a reminder, if your phone number has changed or you are not getting the Sunday connect call, please email Dr. Grant with your most recent information. We want to ensure that you receive the most updated information and stay connected. Have a wonderful day!
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Students in horticulture are hard at work creating and designing their farming posters using various resources and technology. Great way to connect farming to WWII unit they are currently studying in social studies. Way to go students! #keeplearning #elevatingexcellence
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Happy 1st Day of April! Please check out our new family engagement resource section. There you will find some wonderful and fun activities you can do as a family. When you complete one of these activities, please mail Dr. Grant (kgrant@sd163.com) a photo. #keeplearning
3 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, at-home learning packets, if you chose this option, can be turned in on today, March 27th or Monday, March 30th from 8:00-12:00. Please email kgrant@sd163.com or vphelps@sd163.com with any questions you may have
4 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
OLS scholars are committed to completing their learning activities (Learning does not stop in SD163)! Way to go scholars! #OLSWINNING #ELEVATINGEXCELLENCE #KEEPLEARNING
4 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, please check the news section to see what educational resources are available to enhance your child's at home learning experience.
4 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, School Curbside Grab and Go, our free breakfast and lunch program, will run from 3/23-4/7. Pick-up times are from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., at the nearest school.
4 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Attention OLS Families! Please check our news section to find important information regarding learning activity guides and staff contact information.
4 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Congratulations to our young scientist! Both scholars received an outstanding at the regional Science Fair in Naperville. We are cheering you on as you head to state.
4 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Join us on March 26th for our Innovative STEM Red Carpet Event. More information will be sent out next week.
4 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Yesterday we honored and celebrated our scholars who excelled academically in the second quarter. Way to go OLS leaders who received an award at our Honors Assembly. Keep up the great work.
5 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
The 8th grade leaders are attending “Investing in Our Future” college fair and symposium at Colin Powell School. #winning #elevatingexcellence
5 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Congratulations to our January Champions of the Month. Thank you for exhibiting GREATNESS in the classroom and in the school.
5 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Happy Valentines Day from OLS! We are spreading love and kindness throughout the day with innovative activities with a focus on love and smiles! #winning #elevatingexcellence
5 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please join us on Monday, February 24, as we celebrate our 2nd Quarter Honor Roll Students. Please see the attached flyer for more information. If you have any questions please call the school.
5 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, students will be released early on Thursday, February 13th at 12:30.
5 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
It's Flash Back Friday! What a wonderful week of learning and engagement. Our scholars participated in collaborative projects, rocked it in math class, and even were able to enjoy a good read from the principal! We are truly winning at OLS...
5 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Join us on February 20th at 6:00 as we Crack the Code and the Illinois Assessment of Readiness! Learn more about our coding program and how you can help your child do their best on the test. This event will be one that you do not want to miss.
5 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Ours scholars had a blast at the Perfect Attendance Celebration. Keep up the good work OLS scholars... Remember, everyday matters.
6 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Mark your calendar! Our Black History Month program, Harlem Nights, will take place on February 26th @ 1:15. More information will be sent home in the upcoming weeks. All students and all grades will be sure to entertain you!
6 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Parents! We need your help. It is important that your child attends school every day and is here on time, by 8:15 a.m. Each day your child is late or miss school it greatly impacts their ability to learn. Please check out the news area and review the attendance section.
6 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, there will not be school on Monday, January 20th, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
6 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Need something to do? Check out our basketball team as they will be in action on Wednesdays during January. All games will take place at MOSTA.
6 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Attention 8th grade parents and scholars, please plan to join us this Saturday at MOSTAR for "The Genius in Me" Saturday Symposium. We have a lot of great activities planed for this day as we continue to elevate excellence. If you have any questions please contact the school.
6 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 9th. Please make sure proper arrangements have been made prior.
6 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Have a wonderful and safe winter break. We will see you all on Monday, January 6th, 2020.
7 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Join us next Thursday for our Stem to S.T.E.M. Fest! We have many activities planned for our students and parents. #getconnected #winning
7 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder that the 2020 Illinois Parent Survey is open. We need your feedback. Please take a moment to complete this survey. We are focused on continued growth. Link to survey: http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois
7 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, our 8th grade honor assembly will take place next Tuesday @ 1:30 P.M. Please call the school if you have any questions.
7 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Attention Parents! Next week we will have our Winter Spirit Week! We invite all students to participate and enjoy the festivities. If 8th grade students wish to not participate with the daily events they must wear leadership attire!
7 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Attention 8th Grade Parents! Just a reminder, we will have an 8th grade parent meeting on December 3rd @ 5:30 PM at Michelle Obama School of Technology and the Arts! We will provide valuable information about graduation and requirements. District 227 will also be present!
8 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
More pictures of our Reading Night festivities! Thank you for a great turnout. Remember, our scholastic book fair is still going on. Don't delay, purchase your books today!
8 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Camp Read S'more has officially begun and our scholars and families are enjoying the festivities of OLS Reading Night!
8 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Our 4th grade scholars engaged in small group instruction, leading in the classroom! Way to go Ms. G class!
8 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, we will have early release tomorrow, November 14th, 2019. Please make sure students are picked up on time and arrangements have been made prior. Thank you for all you do!
8 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, scholars will be released at 12:30 on Thursday, November 14th. If you have any questions please call the school.
8 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
OLS Fall Band Concert was a success! Our scholars took us on a musical journey. Great way to #elevateexcellence through the music and art program!
8 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, parent teacher conferences will take place Thursday from 2-5/6-8 and Friday from 8-1.We will not have school on Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day!
8 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please join us on Wednesday, November 6th for an Evening of Entertainment. OLS Fall Band Concert will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. See you there!
9 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
OLS 1st annual STEM-O-Ween will take place tomorrow, October 31st. Please plan to attend this wonderful event. Also, 4th and 5th grade scholars are permitted to wear costumes, scholars in 6-8 can wear black or orange, no costumes.
9 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Our scholars had a blast at the October PBIS Celebration! Students are #winning at OLS and being leaders in the classroom and the school!
9 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Mark your calendars, Parent Teacher Conferences will take place on November 7th and 8th. More information will be shared with you in the upcoming week.
9 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, students will not have school on Tuesday, October 29th for teacher institute. If you have any questions, please call the school at 708-668-9100.
9 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, picture day is scheduled for Thursday, October 24th. Students are permitted to dress up! Please see the information that was sent home today!
9 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
OLS Parents, please join us on Monday, October 21st at 5:30 for Conversation with the Principals. We look forward to an evening of working together to SMASH Bullying.
9 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Mark your calendars, next week is College and Career Spirit Week!
9 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
This year, OLS is joining the cause as we SMASH BULLYING! We as leaders take up the challenge to be Superheroes for Kindness, dedicated and committed, to creating a positive school culture as we continue to #win in all we do.
9 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Do not forget, students will be released tomorrow at 12:30 p.m.
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Parents, mark your calendars. College and Career week is October 15-18! More information regarding our spirit week will be sent out soon.
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
OLS Families! Please help us as we strive to reach our 95% attendance goal everyday! It is important that students are here on time and everyday! 1st Quarter Perfect attendance celebration is coming up!
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
OLS families, just a reminder, we will have Early Release on Tuesday, October 1st. Students will be released at 12:30 p.m. Please make sure students are picked up on time if they are car riders. Also, conferences have scheduled for the afternoon on this day! Have a wonderful week.
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
NWEA testing began today and will end next Monday! Please remind students to do their best on the test and help us by ensuring they are coming to school on time and rested. We look forward to an amazing week of learning!
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Our 8th Grade Leaders mentoring 4th graders this week. #elevatingexcellence #winning OLS scholars are leaders!
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
NWEA MAP TESTING begins next week! Please help us Rock this TEST!
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please join us next Thursday, September 19th at 6:00 P.M. for our annual Math Night! This is going to be an evening you do not want to miss. #elevatingexcellence #winning
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, tomorrow is our first Dress Down Friday for our 8th grade scholars. They can wear appropriate attire to school!
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, our X-STEAM Program starts October 2nd. Please make sure you complete the application that went home with scholars today and turn it in as soon as possible. Space is limited. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Dunklin!
10 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please join us tomorrow to learn more about our PTO and plan for an exciting year geared towards success!
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, there is no school on Monday, September 2nd. School will resume Tuesday, September 3rd. Have a wonderful and safe holiday weekend.
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Please mark your calendars! Open House is Tuesday, September 10th. If you have any questions please call the school at 708-668-9100.
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
8th Grade Genius week is August 26th to August 30th. Please make sure all scholars turn in their apparel forms to Ms. Hawthorne or their homeroom teachers by Monday, August 26th. Our 8th grade scholars will participate in leadership development programs all week and much, much, more! #winning #elevatingexcellence
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
We had a wonderful two days of learning and leading at OLS and it is just the beginning of the year! Stay tuned for much, much, more! #winning #elevatingexcellence
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
The first day of school is Wednesday, August 21st. Please be sure to log in to skyward to view your child’s homeroom teacher. We are looking forward to a wonderful first day and an amazing year!
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
What a great end to a wonderful program! OLS scholars who participated in our Summer Success Academy had an opportunity to build bridges, design theme parks, created riddles, partook in a “Math Blast”, and became experts in horticulture!#winning
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Parents! Please like our new Facebook Page @Ols163 and our Twitter Page @ols163. Let's get connected for important information and events. #winning
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Today we kicked off the start of the 2019-2020 school year with our Summer Success Academy program. Our scholars are designing drafts for bridges, creating their marketing plan for an amusement park, and thinking analytically as they participate in socratic seminars. #winning
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Attention parents and scholars registered for our Summer Success Academy, Tuesday to Thursday! Just a reminder, please make sure students are dropped off by 8:30 and picked up at 12:30. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. We are so excited to see our scholars tomorrow!
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
Just a reminder, OLS Summer Success Academy will take place August 13-15, from 8:30-12:30. Please ensure that students arrive on time and picked up by 12:30. I am looking forward to a week of learning and supporting our scholars. #olswinning #elevatingexcellence
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant
Dr. Khari Grant
8th grade parents, if you were not able to attend our parent forum this evening, please plan to attend another date to learn more about our 8th Leadership Ambassador Program.
11 months ago, Dr. Khari Grant