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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.

    Quick Links

    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
    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

    Class Days!

    Monday, September 23   9:30 to 1:30                                       (remember to bring something for share time)   

    Tuesday, September 24   9:15 to 1:30                                            (Minecraft sign up still open)

    Wednesday, September 25   9:15 to 1:30                                            (Teen Club event, see Grouper Page)

    No other after school clubs this week.

    Parent Meet & Greet for Sea Squirt Parents  Come meet other parents and find out what is planned for the class days this school year. Smaller siblings welcome.                                                 Monday, September 23 - 9:30 to 10

    Please look over the specific class day page for details.  Find out what your Sea Squirt, Urchin or Grouper did during school. 

    Toyota Drive for Schools

    We are encouraging families to try to sell tickets  in support of our school and the many wonderful opportunities it provides our homeschooling families. Tickets will be available at the school at pick up and drop off times Mon-Thurs starting September 16th. Please stop by and pick up some tickets!

    What's Happening Next at Ocean Alternative?

    Want to find an event but don't know the date? Click on full size calendar (link above) and search the event you are looking for.

    Click on an event & the details pop up
    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 

    Fall Camping Trip - 9/20 - 22

    Live Earth Farm - 10/25

    Save the Date