On Arbor Day, April 26, the third-graders at Oak Hill Elementary School had a chance to get their hands dirty and plant some trees. It was all part of Dominion Virginia Power’s environmental program Project Plant It!, a fun and educational way to help the children learn about trees and the environment.
Oak Hill will have its sixth annual 5K run on May 5th. From the Oak Hill Elementary web site:
Howlin’ and Prowlin’ 5K Race-May 5!
Online registration for Oak Hill’s 6th annual 5K and 1K Fun Run on Saturday, May 5, 2012 is now available! Register before April 13 to guarantee your t-shirt and size and to get the early registration price of
$25.To find out more about student and family discounts and to register online visit http://prracing.racebx.com.
THERE IS NO PAPER REGISTRATION THIS YEAR.
The students at Oak Hill Elementary sure know how to have fun with their Legos. From the school web site:
Oak Hill E.S. has been participating in FIRST LEGO League (FLL) since 2004; we’ve sent at least 1 Oak Hill team to this state level competition since 2006. We are proud to announce that Oak Hill Elementary received its first VA/DC FLL State Championship Tournament award at this weekend’s tournament in Harrisonburg, VA.
The “Super Computers” team won the 1st Place Robot Design Award for Division 1. They competed with the top 50 division 1 FLL teams in Virginia/DC. Division 1 FLL teams are elementary school aged students (grades 4 to 6). Virginia/DC FLL is the largest FLL region in the world with over 500 FLL teams registered.