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Everyone Belongs Here

The AUSD Anti-bias Resources page includes the district's stance, lesson plans, and resources to help families discuss bias. The district's Immigration and Refugee Resources page provides DACA resources and information about immigration rights. Want to get involved in having a positive impact on school culture at Otis? Consider joining the school's Equity and Inclusion Committee. Welcome to school!

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Education holds regular meetings the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM. (Note: There is only one meeting in December and no ...more

AFTER-CARE FOR OTIS STUDENTS

Alameda Island Kids (AIK) offers on-site before- and after-school daycare at Otis. You can reach AIK at (510) 523-6510. // The Alameda Recreation and Parks Dept. offers its Recreation Afterschool Program (RAP) for Otis students. You can reach ARPD at (510) 747-7529. 

Early Dismissal Reminder

The week of Nov. 27-Dec. 1 is Conferences Week.

 

Dismisal Times:

12:30 p.m.1-5

11:40 a.m. Kindergarten

 

**Kindergarten Families, please sign up for conferences with teachers.

Game Night

Game Night

Step Up Live Showcase: Third Thursdays at Krusi Park

Bands, musicians, and students, come jam at the Krusi Park Gathering Space on the third Thursday of each month from 3-4:30 p.m.! If you'd like to try performing or just want to jam with other musicians, just show up. All ages welcome.

 

The gathering space is dedicated to the loving memory of Rachel and Annika, a mother and daughter who were taken from our community by a tragic car accident. Rachel and Annika were among the founders of Otis' annual music festival Owlapalooza. Keeping Owlapalooza thriving and refreshed with new performers is part of honoring their memory. If anyone out there would like an opportunity to perform at this year's Owlapalooza event Feb. 24, 2017, please contact Noel Rabinowitz or Carlo BalboniDon't be shy!

 



 

Call for Bands for Owlapalooza

CALLING ALL OTIS MUSICIANS - PERFORM AT OWLAPALOOZA!

Otis' annual all-day music festival, Owlapalooza, is Feb. 24 in the MPR. Interested in performing? Read more here.  

The Box Top$ for Education collection has begun!

Each class has received a collection container for Box Top$ for Education coupons. Please find and bring in Box Top$ which we submit for cash for the school. The containers will be in the rooms until Dec 11.

 

What are Box Top$ for Education? 
They are a fundraising opportunity that appear on many brand-name products that you may already have around your house. 

 

What do you need to do?
Cut along the dotted line and bring the little rectangles in to the classroom. 

 

Why should you participate? 
While your individual contribution may seem small, together we raise $1,000 or more a year from this program. Really! All of these little rectangles really add up. The class that collects the most Box Top$ gets their name on the Box Top$ trophy and gets to choose a prize that can be used in their classroom.

 

Still have questions? 
E-mail Box Top$ Coordinator, Claire Legas. Thanks! And get clipping.

 


 

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Otis Apparel

Don't forget to purchase your Otis t-shirts, sweatshirts and tote bags on-line at 

http://aglschoolspirit.com/Otis-elementary-school-2

 

Show your school spirit by wearing your Otis School apparel!!!  GO OWLS!!  

 

Otis PTA Web Store

Want to make a direct donation to the Otis PTA, sponsor a child for the Walkathon, or buy Spring Fling tickets?

Visit the Otis PTA Store at https://otispta.myschoolcentral.com.

Schedule

School Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Grades K-5: 8:20 a.m.-2:50 p.m.

Wednesday Dismissal: 1:50 p.m.

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Common Core Test Resources

Looking for information about the Common Core tests your students are taking? Visit the AUSD’s Common Core Assessments page.