Otis Girls Inc. (GEMS) Full

Tue, Oct 15 5:29am

Otis Girls Inc. (GEMS) groups for 1st - 5th Grade girls are now full. Any new applications turned into the office will be waitlisted.

PTA Newsletter 10/14/19

Mon, Oct 14 11:49am

  PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER October 2019 October 16th, Wednesday -Family Game Night Hosted by Dad's Club, MPR, 6:30 - 8 pm October 18th, Friday -Bake Sale Hosted by 5th ... [More]

OTIS FALL CARNIVAL PRE-SALE TICKETS!!

Thu, Oct 10 11:47am

ONLINE TICKET PRE-SALE: https://otispta.schoolauction.net/carnival2019 SKIP the lines and buy your tickets ahead of time! Online Ticket pre-sale will close on OCT 18. Tickets will be delivered to stud ... [More]

Lost & Found Items To Be Donated

Wed, Oct 9 5:33am

THE LOST & FOUND is full. Please come and collect items. I looked through all 150+ jackets, water bottles, leggings, hats, etc and could only find 5 things with names written l on it. I will be lookin ... [More]

Good Eggs Fundraiser

Tue, Oct 8 5:48am

A new way to earn money for Otis: Otis is part of the Good Eggs Fundraiser, and we are now in week 2! Otis earns 5% on all purchases in October and November. Bonus: if we get 8 orders from Otis in the ... [More]

PTA Newsletter 10/7 - Dine and Donate Tonight!

Mon, Oct 7 5:27pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER October 2019 October 7th, Thursday - TONIGHT! -Dine & Donate at Chipotle October 11th, Friday -No School, Staff Development Day October 16th, ... [More]

The Yearbook Needs Your Photos!

Mon, Oct 7 9:27am

Send in your photos!   The yearbook is looking for your amazing candid shots of all the Otis kids and teachers! Please submit any photos you have at plicbooks.com/go/aWahS.   We are currently looking ... [More]

PTA Newsletter 9-30-19

Mon, Sep 30 6:40pm

PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER October 2019 October 2nd, Wednesday -Walk & Roll to School Day, blacktop 8-8:20 am October 3rd, Thursday -First Equity & Inclusion Meeting, Me ... [More]

Join The School Site Council (SSC)

Mon, Sep 30 3:31pm

We are still looking for 2-3 people to join the School Site Council (SSC) and are hoping to have the first meeting at the end of October.

Final Day! Otis Needs Your Support!

Mon, Sep 30 8:54am

Otis Direction Donation drive ends Oct 1! We have $3K to go! Donate Now. Please donate so we can continue to support the great programs that the PTA funds. Every donation, every bit helps! Donate Now. ... [More]

Final 4 Days! We Need Your Support!

Fri, Sep 27 2:50pm

We are still $5K short in our Direct Donation fundraiser ending Oct 1. Donate Now  Please donate so we can continue to support the great programs that the PTA funds. Every donation, every bit helps! D ... [More]

Friday Is School Spirit Day

Thu, Sep 26 1:17pm

Wear Otis gear or red for our first spirit day of the year TOMORROW! Fridays are school spirit days. This Friday, the student council wants all students to wear Otis gear or red for our FIRST spirit d ... [More]

PTA Newsletter 9/23/19

Mon, Sep 23 6:43pm

  PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER September 2019 September 25th, Wednesday -Dad's Club Meeting, McGees, 8:30 pm September 26th, Thursday -PTA Social Night, Alameda Island Bre ... [More]

Hoot Hoot! We Need Your Direct Donation!

Wed, Sep 18 10:24am

Please donate to ensure we can continue to support the great programs that the PTA funds. Every donation, every bit helps! Donate Now. Many thanks to all who have contributed so far. We're over halfwa ... [More]

Read-A-Thon Committee

Wed, Sep 18 9:49am

The Read-A-Thon is coming to Otis! This is a brand new FUND-raising and FUN-raising event for our school! The Read-A-Thon will take place in mid-February and will include many fun features - lots of i ... [More]

LOST & FOUND

Tue, Sep 17 5:33am

It’s officially a month into school and the lost and found rack is overflowing. I also snapped some pics of the outside tables covered with discarded jackets today (soaking wet from morning rain). Ple ... [More]

PTA Newsletter 9-16-19 - Family Celebration Picnic This Friday!

Mon, Sep 16 4:54pm

  PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER September 2019 September 18th, Wednesday -Soul Shoppe Training for Noon Supervisors/Parent Lunch Recess Volunteers, MPR, 9:45-11:15 am Septe ... [More]

Hoot Hoot! Help! Direct Donations

Wed, Sep 11 9:03am

Hoot Hoot! Help! Direct Donations The money raised by the PTA makes it possible for Otis School to have STEAM Lab, Soul Shoppe, Reading Specialists, Educational Assemblies, Music, Art and Garden Docen ... [More]

PTA Newsletter 9/9/19

Mon, Sep 9 7:11pm

PTA OUTLOOK          OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER September 2019 September 9th, Monday -Monday Community Circle (assembly), blacktop 8:20 September 11th, Wednesday -Picture Day September 1 ... [More]

A Few Nuts & Bolts From The Otis Office

Mon, Sep 9 2:07pm

If your student is tardy due to a doctor or dentist appointment, please bring a note from that office in order to be excused. Please inform your student when you are picking them up during lunch, so t ... [More]

The Otis Garden Docent Program needs YOU!

Thu, Sep 5 1:48pm

This program provides outdoor activities & gets kids digging in the Otis garden.  Parents who volunteer as Garden Docents  share prepared lessons about gardening, nature, and science. Only 1-2 hours p ... [More]

A Message From Principal Harris

Wed, Sep 4 11:11am

Contractors will be on site tomorrow, Thursday 9/5, to work on the fence. Because they are installing additional poles there will be jack-hammering. Barricades will be up for safety.

PTA Newsletter 9-3-2019

Tue, Sep 3 9:27pm

     Apologies for the duplicate post - there were some formatting issues!        PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER September 2019 September 5th, Thursday -Last day to turn in ... [More]

Summer Scholar Packets Due Tomorrow: Friday 8/30

Thu, Aug 29 5:31am

Summer Scholar packets are due tomorrow, Friday 8/30. Teachers have hopefully reminded your kids as well. Please make sure your student's name and their teacher's name/room number is on their form/pac ... [More]

We Need You! Direct Donation Drive, Volunteer, Join PTA - Important Information

Wed, Aug 28 3:51pm

  We hope everyone is having a great start to the school year! As our returning families know and our new families are learning, volunteers and donations are crucial to sustain many of our wonderful p ... [More]

PTA Newsletter 8-27-19

Tue, Aug 27 10:11am

  PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER August 2019 August 26th, Monday -Kinder Early Release, 11:40am (August 19 - September 6) August 29th, Thursday -Grades 1-5 Back to School Ni ... [More]

A Message From Our Go Green! Committee

Mon, Aug 26 2:33pm

Here is your handy how-to guide for Going Green. This cheat sheet will be coming home with students in the Wednesday envelope, but feel free to print yourselves a copy and bring it to your offices as ... [More]

PTA Newsletter

Tue, Aug 20 2:00pm

  PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER August 2019 August 19th, Monday -1st Day of School, 8:20am -1st Day Coffee with Principal Harris, 8:30am, MPR -Kinder Early Release, 11:40am ... [More]

Speaking Of AEF Classes

Tue, Aug 20 1:40pm

Mandar's classes are not the only AEF classes that are taking registrations Thursday, all AEF classes at Otis start registration Thursday! A message from Willa Jalleh, who is in charge of our AEF prog ... [More]

Special AEF Classes By One Of Our Otis Dads

Tue, Aug 20 12:40pm

Mandar Wagholikar, Otis dad and local artist, is offering two AEF classes this fall, and sign-ups begin this Thursday for both. Please read Mandar's post: After a successful last season, I am coming b ... [More]

Reminder of First PTA Meeting and Budget

Mon, Aug 19 8:47pm

 Welcome New and Returning Owls! Please join us for the first PTA meeting of the 2019-20 school year, from 7-8 pm on Wednesday, August 21, in the Otis Elementary Multi-Purpose Room (MPR). Meet your PT ... [More]

Kinder Mixer & Back To School Picnic - LOCATION CHANGE TO KRUSI PARK

Thu, Aug 15 9:56am

Location change for 8/16 Kinder Meet and Greet and Back-to-School Picnic/Potluck - Krusi Park   Unfortunately, due to the ongoing construction at Otis, the Kinder event from 2-4 and the picnic from 4- ... [More]

Welcome Back Letter - Kindergarten Families

Tue, Aug 13 10:24am

Hello New Kinder Families,   It appears as though several families did not receive the Welcome Back Letter from Otis via email through the Aeries system.  Please see the attachment to read the full le ... [More]

Support for Otis Family

Mon, Aug 12 10:31pm

Please read the important message below from Alyx Brun about support for the Meeks family and how to help:   Hello Otis families, old and new, I am hoping we can continue our support for the Meeks fam ... [More]

PTA Newsletter

Mon, Aug 12 9:26pm

  PTA OUTLOOK      OTIS SCHOOL CALENDAR - DATES TO REMEMBER August 2019 August 16th, Friday -Incoming Kinder Mixer, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Kinder Yard -Back To School Picnic, 4:00pm-6:30pm, Otis Blacktop & ... [More]

Welcome Back Letter

Mon, Aug 12 9:10pm

Hello Otis Families,   It appears as though several families did not receive the Welcome Back Letter from Otis via email through the Aeries system.  Please see the attachment to read the full letter i ... [More]

Data Confirmation Process

Wed, Jul 31 3:23pm

Data Confirmation Process: Login here: https://studentinfo.alameda.k12.ca.us/Parents/LoginParent.aspx Press "Click Here" at the top (in a yellow section) to complete your Data Confirmation; which is c ... [More]