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Fit for Life - Oldham County Schools

The Oldham County School district is offering a PE course, Fit for Life, to give students more flexibility in their schedules during their high school years as well as learning to be “fit for life”.

The course requires the student to be self-disciplined as well as have the ability to work independently. Attendance is a critical element of FFL.

The Fit for Life course is a performance-based PE class that requires the student attend the following sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at either NOMS, SOHS or OCHS (Students will typically attend at the high school they will attend).    

Course Information and Application

Frequently Asked Questions about Fit For Life

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Help your children soar to success with Countdown to Kindergarten Story Times! FREE!

Ayude a sus hijos a volar hacia el exito iCon Countdown to Kindergarten Story Times! GRATIS! Las sesiones de Story Time son bilingues.

Story hours at Crestwood Elementary, Centerfield Elementary, and La Grange Elementary are a great way to help your child prepare for kindergarten. You may attend any of the sessions listed below depending on what weeks work best for you and your family.
We can't wait to see our new kindergarten students next year!

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Crestwood Families

Fridays in February 
in the school Library

Story Hour 10 to 11am

  • February 3, 2023
  • February 10, 2023
  • February 17, 2023 

Crestwood Familias

VIERNES EN FEBRERO
Biblioteca de La escuela

Hora del cuento 10 - 11am

  • Febrero 3, 2023
  • Febrero 10, 2023
  • Febrero 17, 2023

Centerfield Families

Fridays in March
in the school library 

Story Hour 10 - 11am

  • March 3, 2023
  • March 10, 2023
  • March 24, 2023

Centerfield Familias

VIERNES DE MARZO
Biblioteca de la escuela

Hora del cuento 10 - 11am

  • Marzo 3, 2023
  • Marzo 10, 2023
  • Marzo 24, 2023

La Grange Families

Fridays in April
in the school Library 

Story Hour 11:00 am to 12:00pm

  • April 14, 2023
  • April 21, 2023
  • April 28, 2023

La Grange Familias

VIERNES EN ABRIL
Abril Biblioteca de La escuela

Hora del cuento 11:00 ama12:00 pm

  • Abril 14, 2023
  • Abril 21, 2023
  • Abril 28, 2023

Story Time sessions are bilingual

  • Join the Oldham County Public Library and Oldham County Early Childhood Council for a special 3- week series of story times at your child's school.
  • Get to know school staff and become comfortable in the school, while enjoying fun activities designed to help you and your child get ready for school and life-long success.
  • These programs are for families with children ages 5 years and younger who are not currently enrolled in kindergarten.
  • Story times are free, no registration is required.
  • Guardians will need to bring a valid license or ID for entrance into the school.

Las sesiones de Story Time son bilingues

  • Unase con La Biblioteca Publica del Condado de Oldham y el Consejo de La Primera lnfancia del Condado de Oldham para una serie especial de cuentos de 3 semanas en La escuela de su hijo.
  • Conozca al personal de La escuela y sientase c6modo en La escuela, mientras disfruta de actividades divertidas disenadas para ayudarlo a usted y a su hijo a prepararse para La escuela y el exito de por vida.
  • Estes programas son para familias con nines des anos o menos que actualmente no estan inscritos en kindergarten.
  • Las horas de cuentos son gratuitas, no es necesario registrarse.
Oldham County Community Early Childhood Council
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Oldham County Public Library


 

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The Oldham County Board of Education has approved major breaks for the 2023/2024 school year. They are as follows:

  • Fall Break: October 23-27, 2023
  • Spring Break: April 1-5, 2024

Winter break for the 2023/2024 school year has not yet been decided. 

The Oldham County Board of Education has approved major breaks for the 2023/2024 school year. They are as follows:

  • Fall Break: October 23-27, 2023
  • Spring Break: April 1-5, 2024

Winter break for the 2023/2024 school year has not yet been decided. 

Vape Sensors in OCS High Schools

Our first priority is the safety of our students. This year, there has been increased usage and  numerous health emergencies stemming from the use of vapes, especially from those containing illegal drugs. Vaporizers/e-cigarettes come in all different shapes and sizes and can contain tobacco and/or various forms of synthetic cannabinoids. 

To deter student use of vapes and the harmful impacts of such, each high school has been equipped with a number of Halo Smart Sensors. These sensors detect the use of vaporizing products and immediately alert administrators in the building via email and text message.  

Our first priority is the safety of our students. This year, there has been increased usage and  numerous health emergencies stemming from the use of vapes, especially from those containing illegal drugs. Vaporizers/e-cigarettes come in all different shapes and sizes and can contain tobacco and/or various forms of synthetic cannabinoids. 

To deter student use of vapes and the harmful impacts of such, each high school has been equipped with a number of Halo Smart Sensors. These sensors detect the use of vaporizing products and immediately alert administrators in the building via email and text message.  

We ask that you speak to your child about the harmful effects of using vapes and review OCBE Policy 9068 regarding the consequences for tobacco and/or drug use. Consequences can range from suspension to full-time placement at the alternative school.

Thank you in advance for partnering with us to protect your child’s health and wellness. 

Care Solace

To expand on existing school resources and close the gap in mental health services, we have partnered with the Oldham County Health Department and the Oldham County Fiscal Court to offer Care Solace. Care Solace provides an anonymous and confidential pathway for students, families, faculty, and staff to connect with mental health services. This program is being paid for with grants through Oldham County Fiscal Court and OCHD. This program is completely voluntary.

To expand on existing school resources and close the gap in mental health services, OCS has partnered with the Oldham County Health Department and the Oldham County Fiscal Court to offer Care Solace. Care Solace provides an anonymous and confidential pathway for OCS students, families, faculty, and staff to connect with mental health services. This program is voluntary, and completely paid for with grants through Oldham County Fiscal Court and OCHD. 

There is no cost for using this resource and it is accessible immediately for all OCS families and staff members who wish to utilize it. 

The goal of Care Solace is to ensure communities can access reliable, ethical and high-quality mental health care services – no matter the circumstances. The Care Solace team are experts in navigating insurance for families and getting around the long wait times to secure an intake appointment. They can shrink the wait times from 3 months or longer to around 72 hours. 

  • Students, students' families, faculty and staff, and their families can anonymously and confidentially seek mental health care using a web-based system (Care Match) and get connected with a qualified, licensed mental health care professional

  • The custom URL created for our district will connect users to support available 24/7, including holidays and breaks 

  • 200+ languages are spoken with live translators available

  • Care regardless of insurance: private, Medicare, sliding scale, even no coverage

For more information, please visit www.caresolace.com/oldham

If you have any additional questions about utilizing Care Solace, please reach out to your school’s counselor.