Olive Chapel Elementary Quick Links

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OCE Student/Parent Handbook - This document will answer most of your questions!  

https://www.wcpss.net/olivechapeles Under Parents Section>Student/Parent Handbook OR Click here.

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Growth Mindset – Olive Chapel Elementary maintains the Growth Mindset philosophy, meaning that students can improve through effort, focusing on progress over perfection.   The quotes around our hallways support the school’s vision and growth mindset philosophy.

 

Agendas – Agendas are calendar planners that students in 3rd grade – 5th grade use.  They are sold at the beginning of each school year at Meet the Teacher and for the first few days of school in the lobby.  If you arrive mid-year, please email oce.pta@gmail.com for more information on availability.

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Transportation – See the Front Office or https://www.wcpss.net/olivechapeles Under Parents Section.

 

Sick Policy/Health Forms – See the Front Office and Student/Parent Handbook

 

School Lunchhttps://www.wcpss.net/olivechapeles Under Parents Section.

 

Volunteer Registration – You must register with the county each year to Volunteer at the school or on field trips.  Sign up on the computer in the front office.  Approval takes a while.

 

Visiting the School – You will need a photo ID to sign in on the Front Office computer, unless the visit is for a class or schoolwide event.

 

Signing your child out of school – You will need a photo ID to sign your child out of school on the Front Office computer.

 

Find your child’s class websitehttps://www.wcpss.net/olivechapeles  Under Our School>Faculty Directory.  Most teacher post a daily and specials schedule on their website.

 

School Clubs – The teacher will email information or see https://www.wcpss.net/olivechapeles Under Students Section.  Most clubs are divided by grade levels K-2 or 3-5, though some are open to all grade levels combined.

Spirit Wear – If you would like to purchase spirit wear mid-year, please email oce.pta@gmail.com about availability.

 

Room Parents - Most classrooms have a room parent.  Please ask your child's teacher to send your information to the room parent if you would like to receive their updates.

Teacher Favorites - There is a binder in the front office with a favorites sheet for every staff member at Olive Chapel.  This is great for teacher appreciation week and birthdays.

School Communication

The Beacon is a weekly emailed newsletter.  You will be automatically signed up to receive The Beacon.

PTA website           www.ocepta.com

OCE calendar         https://www.wcpss.net/olivechapeles Icon on main page

OCE website          https://www.wcpss.net/olivechapeles

Facebook               https://www.facebook.com/Olive-Chapel-PTA-1834721613423092/

Twitter                  https://twitter.com/OliveChapelElem

Bus Twitter            https://twitter.com/OliveChapelBus

 

Join the PTA – Fill out and return this form to your child’s teacher.

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Volunteer with the PTA – email oce.pta.volunteer@gmail.comPTA meetings are the second or third Thursday of each month.

 

What does the PTA do?https://www.ocepta.com/what-does-the-pta-do

Fundraising and supporting our school!  Main fundraisers include:

  1. Boosterthon Fun Run in October

  2. Silent Auction Gala in February

  3. Bingo or Movie Night and/or Artapoolza

 

Walk to School Wednesday – Walk to School Wednesday is a program committed to making healthy choices.  On the first Wednesday of the month, from October through June, neighborhoods come together to walk to school.  Participating students earn a charm for each walk.  Check the ocepta.com webpage, OCE calendar, or The Beacon for this year’s dates.

 

Rewardshttps://www.ocepta.com/rewards

OCE earns money when you shop!  The following businesses partner with OCE by giving a percentage of your purchases back to the school.  Please link your accounts to Amazon, Harris Teeter, Kroger, Lowes Foods, Office Max/Office Depot, and Publix.  Some reward partners require you to link the account at the start of each school year. 

 

Box Tops – We’re a Box Tops school and every Box Top you submit earns 10 cents for our school.  Download the app or send them in at any time marked with your child’s teacher’s name.  Rewards are given to the classes that collect the most Box Tops.

 

Spirit Days – The Student Council arranges school dress-up or spirit days some Fridays throughout the year.  Look out for upcoming Spirit Days in The Beacon and on the OCE calendar. https://www.ocepta.com/spirit-days

 

School Pictures – Individual and class pictures are taken.  Fall pictures will be used in the yearbook with no proofs at the time of purchase.  Proofs are sent home for the Spring photos.

Questions:  Email oce.pta@gmail.com

 

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Contact Us: 

oce.pta@gmail.com

Find us: 

1751 Olive Chapel Road, Apex, NC 27502

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