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    Learn More about OA

    We hope this website gives you an idea of how our program works and the activities we offer to homeschooling families. If you are interested in registering your child or learning more about our school, please complete the New Student Information Survey.

    Staff Contacts
    Contact Deb Bell  Deb Bell Teacher
    Contact Justin Burrows  Justin Burrows Teacher
    Contact Heddi Craft  Heddi Craft Teacher
    Contact Sue Finnegan  Sue Finnegan (831) 475-0767 Sys Admin
    Contact Mary Sauter  Mary Sauter Principal
    Contact Elana Sifry  Elana Sifry Teacher
    Contact Joy Wood  Joy Wood Teacher
    SCIENCE FAIR - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28

    10:00am-12:00pm                        

    It’s not too early to start thinking about a project.  This is an opportunity for students to be inquisitive and creative.  Many subjects are covered (re: language arts, math, science and art) in a project. See Mary if you need ideas or help getting started.

    advanced theater this week

    Rehearsals -  Thursdays

    Jan 30 & Feb 6  -  12 to 3 pm

    Broadway Playhouse

    Be on time, off book, and ready to dive into our play. Bring water and a snack.

    Spectra Art Class for all other students: 1 to 3 pm @ Ocean

    Ocean’s Tech Challenge Team Sundays, January 12 & 26 * 2:30-4:00

    Ages: 7-13      

    We will meet at 11th Hour Coffee Shop,1001 Center St #1, Santa Cruz.
    The Tech-Museum”s annual tech challenge offers an opportunity for kids to research and build a solution for a space based project to be presented in April at the Tech Museum

    What's Happening Next at Ocean Alternative?

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    Parent Mentors

    We have incredible mentor parents with years of homeschooling experience. They are happy to talk to you and answer your questions.  Go to the Parent Resource Page

    Parent Volunteers Needed

     

    • Site Council - contribute ideas for school events - New families encouraged!
    • Offering a class to teach students a skill or passion (any time commitment okay)
    • Drive for Schools Fundraiser Helper
    Info about our Community Events 

    Monterey Bay Aquarium, February 7 - please pay by 1/31.

    Brave Writer Book Club Thursday, February  13

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