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Otis Outlook - Parent Newsletter

To contact Otis PTA Outlook, please send an e-mail to otisoutlook@gmail.com 

Parent Talk at Otis? Join the Otis PTA YahooGroups.

A casual online setting where you can ask fellow parents questions, and a few teachers too.

To subscribe, send an email to: 
otispta-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Calling all volunteers!

Please remember to sign-in at the office and wear a visitor/volunteer badge EVERY time you come to help!  Otis requires all adults to do this, even if you're a "regular" on site.  Please understand that we're doing this for everyone's safety!  Thank you.

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Safety Patrol in Action

Safety Patrol in Action

  WELCOME TO OUR SCHOOL

Our Mission: To work collaboratively with students, parents and community members to provide a caring, inclusive, safe and engaging learning environment that promotes high achievement and personal best for all students as life-long learners.

SUMMER SCHOLARS 2017

Be an Otis Summer Scholar!

Did you know that kids can lose up to 3 months of learning during the summer? Prevent “Summer Slide” and have your student participate in the Summer Scholar Program. Students who complete the program will earn a Summer Scholar Award and pizza party. Students just need to return this form and completed tasks by the first week of school.

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 regularly scheduled meetings in July.) The schedule of meetings for 2017 is posted here. All meetings, unless posted otherwise, are held at the City of Alameda Council Chambers located on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. Meeting agendas are posted the Wednesday prior to the regular Board meeting here. For more information, visit the Board of Education Web site

AUSD Enrollment Schedule

AUSD has posted the enrollment schedule for the 2017-2018 school year.  Click the image below for dates and information on enrollment options, information nights and also check the Otis Calendar for Kindergarten Tour dates.

 

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Free and Reduced Meal Applications

Free and Reduced Meal Applications are available to print on the District website in the Food and Nutrition Services Department section. If you have any questions, please call Food and Nutrition Services at 510-337-7079.

Otis PTA Web Store

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

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

Common Core Test Resources

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

Resources for Immigrant Families

Please go to this page for information about AUSD's Safe Haven Resolution, the City's Sanctuary City proclamation, and other resources about the status of immigrant families in our school district and community.

California Gold Ribbon School
Today: 6/26/17

Schedule

School Office Hours: 8:00AM to 4:00PM  

Grades K-5   8:20 - 2:50

Wednesday dismissal time is 1:50

Alameda Education Foundation

Supporting Student Success!

Enrichment Class Flyer for Fall 2015 - coming soon!

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

 

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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. 

Fundraising Opportunities

  • Free Money With a Clip!  Clip BoxTops for Otis!
    Please read the flier that was in your 1st Day Envelopes about clipping BoxTops for Otis.  This is an easy way for you to donate, and the kids have fun with classroom contests too!
  • Lucky benefits Otis as part of eScrip's Shares program.  Lucky will donate 3% of select purchases to the Otis PTA, at no additional cost to you.
    It's so easy!  Go to:
    www.escrip.com