Otis Parent Offering French Summer Camp

Thu, Jun 6 4:20pm

My name is Emma and I am from Paris, France. I moved to the United States over 10 years ago and I am now a French (Montessori) teacher, raising 4 young bilingual children in Alameda. I have a Masters ... [More]

Summer Scholar Program

Thu, Jun 6 3:51pm

Hey Otis Community! Make sure your student(s) participate in the Summer Scholar program this summer for their opportunity to participate in the pizza/ice cream party in the fall AND so their brains st ... [More]

A Couple End Of Year Reminders

Wed, Jun 5 3:17pm

LOST & FOUND PICK UP - JUNE 7 Don’t forget that all Lost & Found items will be picked up after school on Friday. Be sure to check out the Lost & Found corridor (near the Main Office) to make sure you ... [More]

Join The Otis Safety Patrol

Wed, Jun 5 7:11am

JOIN THE OTIS SAFETY PATROL!!       Recruiting has begun for our 2019-20 Safety Patrol Squads. All current 3rd and 4th Grade Otis students are eligible to apply for a Safety Patrol Squad. HOW TO APPLY ... [More]

A Message From Team Haunted House

Wed, Jun 5 5:40am

Otis Carnival's Haunted House is right around the corner. Yes, we're serious! This year's going to be bigger and better than last year's, but in order to get it done, we have to start building early. ... [More]

A Message From Principal Harris

Tue, Jun 4 2:29pm

Dear Otis Families, At 1:40pm this afternoon, it was reported that a male unknown to the Otis community was behaving oddly at Krusi park. APD was immediately notified and students and staff sheltered ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - June 3, 2019

Sun, Jun 2 9:49pm

PTA OUTLOOK     Congratulations 5th Graders!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER June 2019 June 3rd, Monday -Volunteer Happy Hour, 5:00-7:00pm, Dragon Rouge (patio) June 5th-7th, Wednesday throu ... [More]

Tickets On Sale Now For Summer Movie Series At Alameda Theatre

Tue, May 28 8:00am

On sale now in the Otis Office: Family Summer Movie Series Tickets ----->9 Movies for $10!<----- Must choose Tuesday or Wednesday showings Alameda Theatre & Cineplex 9 weeks of Summer Movie Fun for $10!

PTA Newsletter - May 28, 2019

Mon, May 27 9:48pm

PTA OUTLOOK     Friday Is Beach Day!    OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER May 2019 May 30th, Thursday -Safety Patrol Volunteer Pizza Party (4th & 5th Grade Volunteers only), 11:55am-12:40pm, Gr ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - May 20, 2019

Mon, May 20 1:31pm

PTA OUTLOOK     Lego Night Is Tuesday!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER May 2019 May 21st, Tuesday -Lego Build-A-Rama, 6:30-8:00pm, MPR May 22nd, Wednesday -Volunteer Tea, 2:00pm -Equity & In ... [More]

Preliminary PTA Budget for 2019-20

Tue, May 14 4:38pm

Otis Families: Even though the school year is quickly coming to a close, the PTA Executive Board has been working hard to prepare a preliminary budget for next school year that will provide continued ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - May 13, 2019

Mon, May 13 12:07am

PTA OUTLOOK     Otis Open House is Thursday!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER May 2019 May 16th, Thursday -Otis Open House, 6:30-7:30pm, Otis classrooms May 19th, Sunday -Alameda Bike Fest & ... [More]

Student Drop-off and Pick-up At Otis

Wed, May 8 5:44pm

Please see the attached Traffic & Safety Flier With Map regarding safely dropping off and picking up your students at Otis.

Solid Gold Numbers Are In! Thank You!

Wed, May 8 12:46pm

   Otis PTA Outlook  - SPECIAL EDITION -     The Solid Gold Gala was pure gold! We grossed $91,671 - our highest earning fundraiser EVER in Otis history (beating last year's record of $90,065)! There ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - May 6, 2019

Sun, May 5 11:45pm

PTA OUTLOOK     It's Teacher Appreciation Week!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER May 2019 May 6th-10th, Monday through Friday - Teacher Appreciation Week  May 8th, Wednesday -5th Grade Promot ... [More]

Special PTA Newsletter - May 1, 2019

Tue, Apr 30 11:54pm

   Otis PTA Outlook  - SPECIAL EDITION -     Keep On Bidding! The Online Auction is  Still OPEN!    The SOLID GOLD Online Auction is open to everyone (that includes grandparents, neighbors and the pub ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - April 29, 2019

Sun, Apr 28 9:21pm

PTA OUTLOOK     Solid Gold Was Brilliant!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER May 2019 May 2nd, Thursday -Birds & Bees Parent Workshop - (Nurturing Positive Identity), 6:30-8:30pm, Media Center ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - April 23, 2019

Tue, Apr 23 2:42pm

PTA OUTLOOK     The Countdown Has Begun!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER April 2019 April 22nd-26th, Monday through Friday -Earth Week April 24th, Wednesday -Equity & Inclusion Meeting, 6:00 ... [More]

Our School Needs Your Feedback!

Tue, Apr 23 8:58am

ANNUAL PARENT/ GUARDIAN SURVEY Families: Our school needs your feedback! Please take 5 minutes to complete our anonymous survey. ABOUT This survey is a companion tool to the California Healthy Kids Su ... [More]

Update On The Construction Of Our New Building's Bathrooms

Tue, Apr 23 5:44am

Dear Otis Owl Families, Construction commenced this morning and will continue through the end of the year. Tomorrow the pedestrian access through the fence on High St. will be moved up closer to the K ... [More]

The Online Auction is LIVE!

Sat, Apr 20 12:47am

Ready, Set, Bid! The Online Auction is LIVE!    Can't make it to the Solid Gold Gala? No problem. The online auction is now open to EVERYONE (that includes grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, neighb ... [More]

Nominees for the 2019-20 PTA Executive Board

Wed, Apr 17 12:09pm

We are pleased to report that we have a full slate of nominees for the 2019-20 PTA Executive Board. The Nominating Committee will present the nominees at the PTA Meeting on April 18, 2019, at 7:00pm, ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - April 15, 2019

Mon, Apr 15 2:15pm

    PTA OUTLOOK       PTA Meeting - Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 7:00pm  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER April 2019 April 18th, Thursday -PTA Meeting, 7:00pm, Media Center (childcare in room 1 ... [More]

A Message From Principal Harris

Fri, Apr 12 10:56am

Dear Owl Families, It has been brought to my attention that our families have been blocking the neighboood driveways during drop-off and pick-up times. Please be considerate of our entire Otis communi ... [More]

In April Otis is Honoring Latinx History

Thu, Apr 11 5:46am

For the month of April, with support from the PTA, the Otis Equity and Inclusion Committee is providing each teacher with the opportunity to pick one book by Latinx authors that celebrate Latinxs cont ... [More]


Wed, Apr 10 10:02am

It’s getting very close to our PTA elections - on April 18 - and we still have key positions to fill, such as our President, Executive VP, VP of Membership and Secretary. We need interested, creative, ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - April 8, 2019

Mon, Apr 8 10:42am

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER April 2019 April 11th, Thursday -Art a la Mode (student art exhibition), 6:30pm, MPR April 12th, Friday -Plant Sale hosted by Ms. McKenna's 1s ... [More]

Safe Routes To Schools Survey

Sat, Apr 6 10:31am

A message from Alyx Karpowicz of our Go Green! Team: Parents and caregivers, please participate in the SR2S Parent/Caregiver Survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8TJWK5F. Our partners at Safe Routes ... [More]

Alameda Bike Festival & Rodeo

Sat, Apr 6 10:22am

A message from Alyx Karpowicz of our Go Green! Team: Otis is hosting the 2019 Alameda Bike Festival and Rodeo on May 19th, and we need VOLUNTEERS! This free event is a project of the Safe Routes to Sc ... [More]

Survey On Otis PTA Programs & Fundraising - EXTENDED TO APRIL 7TH!

Sat, Mar 30 7:12am

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT PTA  PROGRAMS AND FUNDRAISING!   Each spring, the Otis Ways & Means Committee distributes a survey to families and teachers to find out what PTA programs are working and w ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - March 25, 2019

Mon, Mar 25 7:21pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER March 2019 March 25th-29th -Ability Awareness Week, Media Center March 27th, Wednesday -Equity & Inclusion Meeting, 6:00pm, Media Center March ... [More]

Art a la Mode

Mon, Mar 25 7:02am

ART A LA MODE Thursday, April 11 6:30pm-8pm in the MPR Come to Alameda's premier art event, Art a la Mode! MARVEL at the 600+ pieces of student art on display! GET INVOLVED at our community art table, ... [More]

The Solid Gold Gala Is More Than Just A Party - a message from the PTA on why the auction matters

Fri, Mar 22 6:37pm

   Otis PTA Outlook  - SPECIAL EDITION -   A Message From The PTA On Why The Auction Matters To Our Kids   The Solid Gold Gala is more than just a super fun party... It's a vitally important fundraisi ... [More]

Ability Awareness Week STARTS MONDAY!

Thu, Mar 21 5:52am

Ability Awareness Week STARTS MONDAY MARCH 25TH, and we still have a lot of volunteer slots to fill.  Take a look at the schedule and see if you can help out, even if it's not during your child's clas ... [More]

Otis Fundraiser For Alameda Meals On Wheels

Thu, Mar 21 5:36am

Fundraising For Alameda Meals On Wheels _________________________________________ Otis students along with Student Council are working to help our greater community Help Otis Support Meals On Wheels * ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - March 18, 2019

Mon, Mar 18 4:19pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER March 2019 March 21st, Thursday -PTA Meeting, 7:00pm, Media Center March 22nd, Friday -Early Release Day - 12:30pm dismissal for all grades Ma ... [More]

No Monday Morning Assembly 3/18/2019

Sat, Mar 16 9:55am

From Principal Harris: Due to a scheduled student assembly, we will be cancelling our Monday Morning Assembly on 3/18/19. Students will just line up on their classroom numbers as usual.

Book Fair Volunteers Needed This Week!

Tue, Mar 12 6:14pm

The students are all abuzz about the Book Fair starting up and we need volunteers to be cashiers, help kids locate books, and tidying up. Times are Daily 8am-Noon (any time, but especially first thing ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - March 11, 2019

Mon, Mar 11 8:55pm

PTA OUTLOOK     Join Us on March 14 at 6pm in the MPR!    OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER March 2019 March 13th-15th, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences - Early ... [More]

New & Gently Used Book Drive At Otis

Mon, Mar 11 8:48am

Starting today, March 11th and running through the end of the month, my Otis alum (now a 10th grader at AHS) is holding her second annual new and gently used book drive to benefit children in need. Wo ... [More]

Women's History Month

Fri, Mar 8 10:25am

March is Women's History Month. The Otis Equity & Inclusion Committee is glad to announce that in cooperation with the PTA, we'll be providing each teacher with a book of their choice that can be used ... [More]

Important Letter from Principal Harris

Thu, Mar 7 12:55pm

Dear Otis Families: I want to let you know that Maya Lin’s principal heard from a parent last night how their child was approached after school by two men who apparently asked her to get in the car wi ... [More]

PTA Newsletter SPECIAL EDITION - March 7, 2019

Thu, Mar 7 12:22pm


PTA Newsletter - March 4, 2019

Mon, Mar 4 5:05pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER March 2019 March 7th, Thursday -Birds & Bees workshop (for adults) "Nurturing Positive Identity", 6:30-8:30pm, Media Center (childcare in room ... [More]

Konstella Notification Settings

Wed, Feb 27 3:03pm

I'm concerned that a lot of you aren't getting important notifications from myself, the PTA, the Principal, etc... because of your notification settings in Konstella. I know many of you have your noti ... [More]

A Message From Principal Harris

Wed, Feb 27 8:00am

Dear Families, The recent and unattended lockdown alerts, as well as the annual mandatory drill have understandably surfaced very real concerns. Teachers prepared students for the scheduled lockdown d ... [More]

A Request From Otis Staff

Tue, Feb 26 6:33pm

We would like to ask parents to park on the side streets in the morning, rather than on Fillmore Street.  This way,  teachers / staff can park on Fillmore Street. Many parents leave right after the be ... [More]

A Message From Principal Harris

Tue, Feb 26 4:36pm

Dear Families, It happened again! A student accidently triggered the lockdown alert during the lunch period today. This was yet again another stressful incident for all of us, but our students handled ... [More]

Ability Awareness Week Is One Month Away!

Tue, Feb 26 10:58am

Hi friends! We are one month out from Ability Awareness Week! Please mark your calendars for March 25th - 29th. We are excited to bring in some new ideas and keep the excitement high, but we will need ... [More]

A Message From Otis Mom Elizabeth Tran Wong

Mon, Feb 25 6:39pm

The week before break, AUSD shuttered an entire mod-severe, autism-specific SDC (special ed class) at Lincoln and combined them with a mod-severe, non-specific SDC at Wood. Parents and students were g ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - February 25, 2019

Mon, Feb 25 10:33am

    PTA OUTLOOK        OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER February 2019 February 26th, Tuesday -Dine & Donate at Tomatina! 11am-9pm February 27th, Wednesday -Equity & Inclusion Meeting, 6:00pm, ... [More]

Black History Month

Thu, Feb 14 5:21am

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH  Since 1970, Black History Month has been recognized in the United States each year from February 1st - February 28th. The Otis Equity and Inclusion Committee is please ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - February 11, 2019

Mon, Feb 11 10:16pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER February 2019 February 14th, Thursday -Assembly: History of Drumming with Derrick Martin of D'MarMusic K-2nd Grade: 8:30am; 3rd-5th Grades: 9: ... [More]

Lunar New Year

Tue, Feb 5 10:36am

Today February 5th is Lunar New Year! The Otis Equity and Inclusion Committee is glad to announce that in cooperation with the PTA, we’ll be providing each teacher with two books of their choice that ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - February 4, 2019

Mon, Feb 4 2:06pm

    PTA OUTLOOK        OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER February 2019 February 7th, Thursday - All About The Birds and the Bees - Sexuality Overview For Parents, presented by Ronit Matabuena-L ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - January 28, 2019

Tue, Jan 29 6:59pm

    PTA OUTLOOK        OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER January 2019 January 29th, Tuesday  -Incoming Kinder Tour, 9:00am (adults only) January 30th, Wednesday -Spring Fling Planning Meeting ( ... [More]

Walk-A-Thon Awards Assembly - 1/28/19

Sun, Jan 27 10:52am

  We will be doing the Walk-A-Thon awards presentation at the Monday Assembly on January 28, 2019 at 8:20am.   Although a few students will be acknowledged at the assembly, I want to personally thank ... [More]

A Message From Principal Harris

Wed, Jan 23 7:15pm

Dear Families,   Last week staff inadvertently triggered the lockdown button on a classroom phone causing a schoolwide announcement via the digital classroom speaker. This was an accident and not a dr ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - January 22, 2019

Tue, Jan 22 8:29pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER January 2019 January 22nd, Tuesday  -Incoming Kinder Tour, 9:00am (adults only) January 23rd, Wednesday -Equity & Inclusion Meeting, 6:00pm, M ... [More]

Helping Coast Guard Families & Federal Workers

Tue, Jan 22 5:30am

We hope everyone had a restful and thoughtful MLK Jr. Day. As we're thinking about ways to walk in Dr. King's footsteps and be there for our neighbors, here are some ways close to home to help those w ... [More]

Terracycle Updates From Our Go Green! Team

Mon, Jan 14 2:03pm

I have excellent news! I was able to sign up for 2 new Terracycle brigades- one for  art supplies and writing instruments, and one for chip bags!! The Writing and Art supplies brigade is sponsored by ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - January 14, 2019

Mon, Jan 14 12:05pm

    PTA OUTLOOK        OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER January 2019 January 17th, Thursday  -Incoming Kindergarten Information Night, 6:30-7:30pm, MPR  January 21st, Monday -NO SCHOOL - Marti ... [More]

Outlook Newsletter - January 7, 2019

Mon, Jan 7 2:20pm

    PTA OUTLOOK        OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER January 2019 January 7th, Monday -Back To School! January 11th, Friday  -NO SCHOOL - Teacher Work Day  January 17th, Thursday  -Incoming ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - December 17, 2018

Mon, Dec 17 7:16am

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER December 2018 December 17th, Monday -Coffee Talk with Principal Harris, 8:30-8:45am, Blacktop (round green tables) -Kindergarten Holiday Music ... [More]

Special PTA Newsletter - December 16, 2018

Sun, Dec 16 10:48am

PTA OUTLOOK SPECIAL EDITION     PTA CORNER WALK-A-THON FUNDRAISING UPDATE WE NEED YOUR HELP TO REACH OUR GOAL! Walk-A-Thon is one of the PTA's biggest fundraisers of the year. Our goal is to raise $53 ... [More]

Bake Sale Tomorrow

Thu, Dec 6 6:38pm

Fifth Grade Fundraising Committee is holding its second bake sale of the school year. Send your kids to school with a couple bucks to treat themselves to a post-Walk-a-Thon, after school treat. All tr ... [More]

A Message From Our Go Green! Team

Thu, Dec 6 2:37pm

1) Reminder- The unwearable athletic shoe drive is on until December 14th, there is a collection bin in front of the office. Please only put athletic shoes that have no life left in them, and cannot o ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - December 3, 2018

Mon, Dec 3 10:14pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER December 2018 December 5th, Wednesday -Lincoln Middle School Information Night, 6:30-8:00pm, Multi-Use Room December 3rd-13th -Used Sneaker Dr ... [More]

Book Fair Volunteers Needed

Thu, Nov 29 3:41am

The Book Fair is up and running from Nov. 26-Dec. 3   Ms. Chapman spent the Thanksgiving week off turning the Media Center into a Book Fair wonderland and now we need volunteers to help with the crush ... [More]

Sensory Santa Is Coming To Town

Tue, Nov 27 1:25pm

Hosted by Otis mom Dr. Heidi Dudley Wroebel, DC: Does your kiddo have a sensory processing disorder or is sensory sensitive? It can be hard for kiddos who these sensitivities to visit Santa at the mal ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - November 26, 2018

Mon, Nov 26 10:05pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER November 2018 November 26th-30th -Fall Teacher Conferences with Parents/Guardians (Kinder dismissal at 11:40am; Grades 1-5 dismissal at 12:30p ... [More]


Thu, Nov 15 2:17pm

Message from AUSD: Dear AUSD Families, Due to air quality issues in the region, districts across Alameda County  have made a collective decision to close schools tomorrow, November 16. As such, Alamed ... [More]

Otis Is Collecting Donations For Fire Victims

Wed, Nov 14 2:36pm

UPDATE (11/14): Given the overwhelming amount of clothing and "stuff" being donated to communities affected by the Camp Fire, we have been informed that cash donations and gift cards (Wal-Mart, Target ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - November 13, 2018

Tue, Nov 13 12:33pm

PTA OUTLOOK     - RESCHEDULED TO DECEMBER 7th -  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER November 2018 November 5th-16th -Sock Drive November 13th, Tuesday -AUSD Board of Education Meeting highlighti ... [More]

Walk-A-Thon: Rescheduled to December 7th!

Mon, Nov 12 5:09pm

Due to the continued poor air quality and forecast for more of the same through the week, we have made the decision to reschedule Walk-A-Thon from Wednesday, November 14th to Friday, December 7th. We ... [More]

Walk-A-Thon News

Sun, Nov 11 4:27pm

Otis Families: Walk-A-Thon is scheduled for Wednesday, November 14. In light of the terrible ongoing fire in the Chico area which is causing unhealthy air quality here, we are closely  monitoring the ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - November 5, 2018

Mon, Nov 5 2:52pm

PTA OUTLOOK     WALK-A-THON IS NOVEMBER 14!   OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER November 2018 November 5th-16th -Sock Drive November 6th, Tuesday Election Day - Please Vote! November 12th, Mond ... [More]

Annual Sock Drive (Through Fri Nov 16th)

Mon, Nov 5 9:01am

6TH ANNUAL "NEW SOCK DRIVE" AT OTIS Through Friday November 16th      Benefiting the Midway Shelter and guests of Pappo's Annual Soup Kitchen, the NEW Sock Drive is in its 6th year at Otis. Please bri ... [More]


Fri, Nov 2 1:00pm

Otis Shirt and Sweatshirt Pre-Sale Orders have arrived! If you placed a pre-sale shirt order, please pick them up from All Good Living, 2332 Alameda Ave, Monday-Saturday between 10am-5pm, (510) 522-62 ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - October 29, 2018

Tue, Oct 30 10:50am

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER October 2018   October 31st, Wednesday -Halloween Parade, 1:00-1:40pm, Blacktop November 2018 November 1st, Thursday -School Board Candidate F ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - October 22, 2018

Mon, Oct 22 3:38pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER October 2018 October 23rd, Tuesday -Dine & Donate Event at Chipotle (South Shore Center), 4pm-9pm October 24th, Wednesday -Equity & Inclusion ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - October 15, 2018

Mon, Oct 15 5:36pm

PTA OUTLOOK     MOVIE NIGHT IS FRIDAY!!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER October 2018 October 15th, Monday -Last Day to Order Otis t-shirts, sweatshirts & water bottles -Last Day to Buy Carni ... [More]

5th Grade Bake Sale - Friday, October 12, 2:50-4:00pm

Mon, Oct 8 3:36pm

The 5th Grade Class is Putting on an Old-fashioned Bake Sale!    Each year, the 5th Grade class raises funds for their end-of-year celebration. Help them have an amazing day while you enjoy a cupcake, ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - October 8, 2018

Mon, Oct 8 11:47am

PTA OUTLOOK       BULLYING AWARENESS WORKSHOP ON WEDNESDAY  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER October 2018 October 10th, Wednesday -Bullying Awareness Night (For Adults), 6:30-7:30pm, Media Cen ... [More]

Important Message From Principal Harris

Sat, Oct 6 12:58pm

Dear Families, I understand that there was a Facebook post earlier in the week informing the community of a suspicious individual around the Otis and Krusi Park neighborhood.  While I am unsure if the ... [More]

G.E.M.S. Program (Girls Inc.)

Thu, Oct 4 12:11pm

Thank you to all of the students who turned in applications for the G.E.M.S. Group. We had a very large number of interested girls and someone will be contacting those who have been chosen for the group soon.

PTA Newsletter - October 1, 2018

Mon, Oct 1 4:13pm

  PTA OUTLOOK     WALK & ROLL TO SCHOOL ON THURSDAY!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER October 2018 October 3rd, Wednesday -Soul Shoppe Volunteer Training, 10:00am, MPR October 4th, Thursday - ... [More]


Fri, Sep 28 11:25am

Only THREE MORE DAYS until our OCTOBER 1st deadline! We need to raise $4000 more to meet our Direct Donation goal!   Are these definitions relevant to you??   GIVING FATIGUE - The dull and numb feelin ... [More]


Wed, Sep 26 10:57am

SIX DAYS LEFT TO DONATE!! We are six days to our Direct Donation deadline and we are $8000 short of our goal! What does your donation support? The Alphabet Rockers ROCKED Otis this morning! - Your don ... [More]

Summer Scholar Happenings & Details

Tue, Sep 25 5:57pm

SUMMER SCHOLAR HAPPENINGS AND DETAILS We are thrilled to celebrate our 164 Summer Scholars, our students who kept the learning alive this summer.  Bravo!!! Below is all the information on the Pizza Pa ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - September 24, 2018

Mon, Sep 24 3:09pm

PTA OUTLOOK     ALPHABET ROCKERS ARE COMING TO OTIS!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER September 2018 September 26th, Wednesday -Alphabet Rockers Assembly, 8:30am, MPR September 28th, Friday - ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - September 17, 2018

Mon, Sep 17 10:39pm

PTA OUTLOOK     LUNCH RECESS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER September 2018 September 20th, Thursday -PTA Meeting, 7:00pm, Media Center -LiveScan Fingerprinting, 6:00pm-8: ... [More]

Please Do Not Block Neighborhood Driveways

Wed, Sep 12 2:22pm

When picking up your child from school, please do not block driveways in the neighborhood.  The office staff is receiving angry calls from neighbors. Thank you.

We Need Your Support - Please Make A Direct Donation Today

Wed, Sep 12 11:20am

Otis Families - the PTA needs your help to make the Fall Direct Donation Drive a success. The goal is to raise $52,500 by October 1st and we're only halfway there with just over 2 weeks to go. Funds r ... [More]

Please Support Otis and Make A Direct Donation Today!

Wed, Sep 5 12:20pm

MAKE A DIRECT DONATION & JOIN THE PTA TODAY  The PTA's Direct Donation Drive is underway. Only 4 more weeks to go!  Thanks to all of the families who have already donated.  To date, we have raised $14 ... [More]

PTA Newsletter - Sept. 4, 2018

Tue, Sep 4 2:25pm

PTA OUTLOOK     MAKE A DIRECT DONATION TODAY!  OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER September 2018 September 11th, Tuesday -Picture Day September 12th, Wednesday -Back to School Night for Grades 1 ... [More]

Otis Spirit Wear

Fri, Aug 31 5:53am

What you’ve all been waiting for….Otis T-shirts and sweatshirts with the school's new logo are now for sale online through our fundraising partner and local Alameda business, AGL School Spirit. Check ... [More]

PTA Newsletter

Mon, Aug 27 12:15pm

  PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER August 2018 August 27-September 7 -Kinder Early Release, 11:40am (August 20 - September 7) August 28th, Tuesday -Kindergarten Back to School ... [More]

Posting Guidelines for Konstella and Facebook Parent Group

Tue, Aug 21 3:16pm

Dear Otis Families: As we start the new year, the PTA Executive Board would like to remind everyone of the Posting Guidelines for Konstella and the Otis Elementary Parents Facebook Group. Please see t ... [More]

PTA Newsletter

Mon, Aug 20 12:38pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER August 2018 August 20st, Monday -1st Day of School, 8:20am -Back to School Meet & Greet with Principal Harris, 8:30am, MPR -Kinder Early Relea ... [More]