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]