June 19, 2013
Lisa Mickle, Principal
1581 Crescent Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0540
Okte's PE Leadership Awards were awarded to Simone Walker, Michaela Schaffer, McKenzie Comito, Tyler Sullivan, Patrick McGuire, and Jacob Reinisch! Congratulations to all of the winners for their outstanding sportsmanship under the leadership of Coach Gifford!
Okte’s Community Action Club collected a number of books for Project Cameron’s Story. 
While learning about Pioneers at Okte, the 2nd graders in Mr. Carter's reading group got a surprise visit from Laura Ingalls Wilder (Mrs. Knudsen).
The Okte Drama club performed "Disney's Beauty & The Beast, Jr." to an almost sold out crowd at High School West. 
Okte first graders learned about cave art in Lascaux, France. Then they created their own “cave” paintings during art class!
Congratulations to Okte journalism contest winners Mariana Abate, Alison Sposili, Jimmy Mulligan and Laura Crouth! Look for their published articles in the May 10 edition of the Student Gazette.
In celebration of Music in Our Schools Month, Okte Elementary School hosted its annual Music Open House during the last week of March. 
Each month at Okte's Morning Program, the children in first through third grade get to go on an adventure with Miss Frizzle from The Magic School Bus. 
Congratulations to all the finalists from Shenendehowa’s Battle of the Books: The Ultimate Challenge, which was held on Tuesday April 9 in the Skano/Tesago cafetorium . 
Okte's fifth graders volunteered to participate in the 2nd Annual "Battle of the Books". 
Miss Fahey's 5th grade class received a special visit from Mrs. Rogers, representing The League of Women Voters, and Mr. Jim Tedesco, NYS Assemblyman. [ ]
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Okte has its own "Chamber Choir" that meets once a week before school. 
Fourth graders were treated to live animals when Mr. Joe Biss, a traveling scientist, came to Okte. 
Okte's fifth graders & their families donated and/or made items that were placed into large gift baskets that went to Captain. 
Okte held its annual "Holiday Sing-a-Long" before winter vacation. 
6/7/13 -Elementary half day, no PM kindergarten.
6/14/13 - The 2012-13 calendar erroneously left off this elementary half day. Please be advised that it is a half day for elementary students. AM kindergarten attends.
6/19/13 - Last day of classes for kindergaten students
6/20/13 - Half day gr. 1-8, last day of classes.
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