Oakland Middle School

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ELA is English Language Arts. We focus on Literature and Writing. Please know that if you need to get in touch with me you can email me at hawkinsp@rcschools.net.  My goal is to prepare 8th grade students to transition into high school as knowledgeable and confident students.  I want them to be successful and feel prepared!
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Follow me on Twitter Paige Hawkins @vizslacrazy5 and  oms_AnimoHouse @OMS_AnimoHouse
*Spirit Day is every Wednesday!  Please wear your Gold and Burgundy(Garnet)!!!!
Report Cards- January 11th
Martin Luther King-January 15th
Charger Celebration-January 18th
Half Day-February 1st
Progress Reports- Week of February 5th
President's Day-February 19th
Half Day-March8th
End of Quarter 3-March 9th 
Word Wall Quarter 3 study set go to Quizlet.com and search hawkinsp.  We will be exploring these words throughout the 3rd quarter.  PLEASE STUDY NOW!  BE PROACTIVE! Set aside time to study!!!! 
 Make sure you are reading a 100+ page, historical fiction book.  You will be receiving details during Quarter 3.  Read at least 10 minutes a night! 
Book Fair shopping day is January 30th 8A; however, students can go before 1st period in the mornings.