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Oracle School District

Amy and Katarina

Dennis Blauser, School Superintendent Once again the Oracle Schools Foundation and its forward thinking members have stepped up big. Three years ago Foundation member Alan Levenson came up with the idea of having the teachers choose an academically strong and motivated middle school student to participate in a program that would help set them on…

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Since its inception three years ago to and continuing through the 2017-18 school year, the Oracle Schools Foundation will have funded almost 40 preschool scholarships for the District’s youngest students. Recognizing the critical importance of a great early start, the Foundation Board made a commitment this year to ensure every three and four-year old in…

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Elena Hendrix with her project board and all her awards

Linda Lyon The Oracle School District (OSD) is achieving wonderfully on many fronts. This year the Mt. Vista Elementary School had more participants than ever in the Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF) regional science fair. Held annually at the Tucson Convention Center, the 2017 fair involved over 2,000 K-12 projects and 5,000…

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Linda Lyon, Jeff McClure and Steve Brown

The Oracle School District Governing Board welcomed back Jeff McClure, Steve Brown and Linda Lyon on December 12, 2016 when they were sworn in to serve a second term. Board member Jeri Taylor, now beginning the second year of her first term, did the honors. Jana Looby, also entering the second year of her first…

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The Oracle Schools Foundation Gala 2016 held on November 5 at SaddleBrooke’s HOA One The Vistas was a huge success, raising almost $19,000 for the Foundation and the students it serves. Close to 160 people and businesses supported this year’s “Read to Succeed” event, which began with a great performance by Mountain Vista Elementary School…

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Stuff the Bus – A huge success The Oracle School District’s “Stuff the Bus” paper drive on August 20, 2016 was a huge success! Mountain Vista Elementary School National Junior Honor Society students were kept busy in SaddleBrooke with virtually non-stop cars, golf carts and even a couple of bicycles delivering school supplies. They then…

Oracle School District

The Oracle Schools Foundation is proud to announce its upcoming 2016 “Read to Succeed” Gala. It comes on the heels of last year’s “Toast to Teachers” Gala, which was a huge success raising over $17,000 for needs-based preschool scholarships. Much of the money raised last year is already in action, funding 16 scholarships for this…

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Teachers attending the Toast to Teachers Gala

The Oracle School District’s dream of making its Kindergarten Prep preschool program available to more children will soon become reality. Thanks to the Oracle Schools Foundation Board’s hard work and the incredible generosity of community members, the “Toast to Teachers” Gala 2015 was a huge success. The event celebrated the District’s teachers while bringing in…

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Oracle School District tax credits vs. donations to the Oracle Schools Foundations Are you wondering how your donations to the Oracle Schools Foundation will affect your ability to make tax credit donations to the Oracle School District? In two words, they don’t! There is no connection between the two programs except that the monies donated…

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The Oracle School District invites you to come by their “Stuff the Bus” paper drive on August 15, 2015. The Mountain Vista Elementary School National Junior Honor Society students will be at the SaddleBrooke Minit Market from 8:00 until 10:00 a.m. and then at SaddleBrooke Ranch from 10:15 a.m. until noon. Past donations have been…