Noticias de OSA

Mon, Dec 10 12:32am

Vol: 17 Nro: 15 diciembre 9, 2018 ¿Le gustaría tomar parte activa en forjar la orientación futura de OSA? Únase a nosotros en el centro de estudiantes el día 11 de diciembre para asistir a una present ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Dec 9 9:22pm

Vol: 17 No: 15 December 9, 2018 In this issue: Attend our Next APT General Meeting! Coffee With OSA's Chief Academic Officer Annual Fund Update OSA Intersession is January 22 Save the Date! Important ... [More]

APT-POC - A Holiday Gathering

Sun, Dec 9 9:41am

Sign up to bring a dish

December Executive Director Update

Sat, Dec 8 4:51pm

Monthly updates on our plans & activities supporting the OSA Strategic Plan.     Dear OSA Community: We are constantly inspired by the artistic and academic achievements of our students, and we hope y ... [More]

Please plan to attend our next APT General Meeting!

Fri, Dec 7 3:50pm

Do you want to be active in shaping the future direction of OSA?  Please join us in the student center on December 11th for a presentation and update from Assistant Principal Mike Oz on our developmen ... [More]

December POC Meeting Announcement

Tue, Dec 4 8:05pm

Greetings Amazing POC families!  12/11 APT-POC (Parents of Color)  meeting is going to be held in the Black Box at OSA from 7-8pm. We will be working out final details for our first every 12/16 Holida ... [More]

Spanish translators still needed!

Tue, Dec 4 10:45am

Good morning,   The APT is still in need of parents who can translate our weekly newsletter and occasional Konstella announcements (like this one) into Spanish.     If you are able and interested, ple ... [More]

Noticias de OSA

Mon, Dec 3 6:42am

Vol: 17 Nro: 14 diciembre 2, 2018 Actualización de información sobre el Fondo de Donación Anual de OSA ¡Done hoy mismo! ¡Hola OSA! El “día para dar” (#GivingTuesday) ha sido muy exitoso, ¡con un monto ... [More]

OSA News!

Mon, Dec 3 6:39am

Vol: 17 No: 14 December 2, 2018 In this issue: Annual Fund Update OSA Intersession is January 22 Save the Date! Important Dates Weekly Announcements Parent to Parent Useful Links Annual Fund Update He ... [More]

Lost and Found

Fri, Nov 30 12:15pm

Lost and Found items will be available for parents to peruse on Saturday, December 8 from 1pm-7pm or any day after school from December 10 - December 14.   All unclaimed items will be donated on Decem ... [More]

Two days left for the Good Eggs Fundraiser!

Wed, Nov 28 8:13pm

Last chance to support our APT! The OSA-APT Good Eggs fundraiser ends at midnight on Friday, November 30th. Help us hit our fundraising goals by shopping on Good Eggs this week! Please share our schoo ... [More]

Giving Tuesday

Wed, Nov 28 10:48am

THANK YOU to our wonderful OSA community for participating in #GivingTuesday this year!    So far we have raised $18,425  - we are less than $2000 away from meeting our goal!    If you meant to make a ... [More]

OSA News!

Mon, Nov 26 11:29am

Vol: 17 No: 13 November 25, 2018 In this issue: Annual Fund Update OSA #GivingTuesday is THIS Week! OSA Intersession is January 22 Middle School Dance Save the Date! Important Dates Parent to Parent D ... [More]

Middle School Winter Wonderland Dance - Friday, November 30th

Tue, Nov 20 8:00pm

Tickets on sale in room 248 during lunch for $5. Tickets cost $7 at the door. Soda and pizza will be available for purchase for $1. Dance starts at 6:30 and ends at 9. Please pick up your child prompt ... [More]

Novembe POC meeting - location change

Sun, Nov 18 8:52pm

Greetings Amazing POC families!  11/27 APT-POC (Parents of Color)  meeting is going to be held at a private residence instead of at the school.   *RSVP for location details (in Oakland) osa.poc@gmail.com;

2 Days Left: Buy Shoes 30% OFF online, Raise $ for OSA!

Fri, Nov 16 11:47am

OSA's neighborhood shoe store SoleSpace is again helping raise $ for our school - last year they raised over $2k and hosted the middle school's Visual Arts show in the Spring. This week they're donati ... [More]

OSA Good Eggs fundraiser and pie!

Fri, Nov 16 9:01am

With just 2 weeks left of the Oakland School for the Arts fundraiser, now is the time to join! If 3 new families join this week, Good Eggs will send our teachers pie! To join, just visit schools.goode ... [More]

Volunteer at the OSA Phonathon, Sunday, December 9

Thu, Nov 15 11:36am

Attention all parents! OSA will be hosting its 2nd Annual Fund Phonathon and we are looking for 20 volunteers.   Please consider joining us on Sunday, December 9 from 9:30 - 12:00 pm in the OSA Studen ... [More]

SoleSpace Sale helps OSA!

Tue, Nov 13 10:13am

  This Week: Raise $$ for OSA, Buy Great Shoes & Boots Locally!   OSA's neighborhood shoe store SoleSpace is again helping raise $ for our school - last year they raised over $2k and hosted the middle ... [More]

Please attend our next APT General Meeting

Mon, Nov 12 3:20pm

Parents are invited to attend the next APT General Meeting on Tuesday, November 13th at 5:45pm. The theme of the conversation will be "Making Room" and will feature OUSD's Deputy Chief of Equity Chris ... [More]

Noticias de OSA

Mon, Nov 12 8:24am

Vol: 17 Nro: 12 noviembre 11, 2018     Por favor, asista a nuestra próxima junta general de la Asociación de Padres y Maestros (APT) Todos los padres de OSA están invitados a asistir a la próxima junt ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Nov 11 9:18pm

Vol: 17 No: 12 November 11, 2018 In this issue: Please Attend Our Next APT General Meeting Get Ready for Giving Tuesday (November 27)! Photo Make-Ups & Retakes on Wednesday, 11/14 Save the Date! Impor ... [More]

Our next APT General Meeting!

Thu, Nov 8 2:30pm

Hello from the APT.   All OSA parents are invited to attend the next APT General Meeting on Tuesday, November 13th at 5:45pm. The theme of the conversation will be "Making Room": Creating tolerance, s ... [More]

Videographer(s) needed!

Wed, Nov 7 11:04am

Good morning,   The APT is asking for parent volunteers to video our monthly general meetings.  In turn, we will post them to our website for all parents to view.   Are you interested?  Our next meeti ... [More]

Noticias de OSA

Mon, Nov 5 9:26am

Vol: 17 Nro: 11 noviembre 4, 2018   Actualización de información sobre el Fondo de Donación Anual de OSA ¡Done hoy mismo! ¡Hola OSA! Ya hemos alcanzado la mitad de nuestro objetivo de recaudar $500,00 ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Nov 4 11:44am

Vol: 17 No: 11 November 4, 2018 In this issue: OSA Annual Fund – DONATE TODAY! Announcement – Photo Make-Ups Save the Date! Important Dates Weekly Announcements Parent to Parent Useful Links OSA Annua ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Oct 28 5:08pm

Vol: 17 No: 10 October 28, 2018 In this issue: OSA Annual Fund – DONATE TODAY! APT-OSA Fundraiser on GoodEggs.com! Newsletter Deadline Is Now on Wednesdays Save the Date! Important Dates Weekly Announ ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Oct 21 11:31pm

Vol: 17 No: 9 October 21, 2018 In this issue: OSA Annual Fund – DONATE TODAY! APT-OSA Fundraiser on GoodEggs.com! OSA Yearbook! Save the Date! Important Dates Weekly Announcements Parent to Parent Use ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Oct 14 11:15am

Vol: 17 No: 8 October 14, 2018 In this issue: OSA Annual Fund – DONATE TODAY! APT-OSA Fundraiser on GoodEggs.com! Coffee and Q&A with Dr. Christian Patz Great American Shakeout OSA Yearbook! Save the ... [More]

APT-Parent of Color Monthly Meeting - Tuesday 10/6

Fri, Oct 12 2:40pm

  APT-Parents of Color invites you to our meeting next Tuesday. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Date: Tuesday 10/16 Location: OSA room 302 Time: 6:30-8   The APT-POC is a safe group for parents ... [More]

Spanish Registration Deadline - Friday!

Tue, Oct 9 10:59am

There's still a few spots left in both Level 1 and Level 2 After-School Spanish. The deadline is being extended to Friday, October 12 for your convenience.   To register, please go to: Viva El Español ... [More]

Spanish Translators Needed

Mon, Oct 8 7:05pm

Good evening,   We have received feedback that Google translate is an insufficient tool for translating communication to our parent community.  In order to serve our Spanish-speaking population better ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Oct 7 3:34pm

Vol: 17 No: 7 October 7, 2018 In this issue: Please Come Join Us for the First APT General Meeting of the Year! OSA Annual Fund – DONATE TODAY! APT-OSA Fundraiser on GoodEggs.com! Coffee and Q&A with ... [More]

Please Join Us for the First APT Meeting of the Year!

Sat, Oct 6 10:16am

Hello fellow parents,   This coming Tuesday, October 9, will be our first APT general meeting of the year.  We invite all parents to come by the Student Center at 6 PM.  The first part of the meeting ... [More]

School In Session on Monday, 10/8

Sat, Oct 6 10:12am

In following the OUSD calendar, OSA will have regularly scheduled classes on Monday, 10/8, Indigenous Peoples' Day. OSA will be closed on Friday, October 19 in observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day.  ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Sep 30 12:17pm

Vol: 17 No: 6 September 30, 2018 In this issue: OSA Annual Fund – DONATE TODAY! APT-OSA Fundraiser on GoodEggs.com! Coffee and Q&A with Dr. Christian Patz Save the Date! Upcoming Events for High Schoo ... [More]

After-School MS Spanish Classes - Registration now open!

Fri, Sep 28 4:32pm

Dear Middle School Families- We are excited to announce the return of our after-school Spanish program for grades 6 through 8. Once again, we are partnering with Viva el Español to offer two levels of ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Sep 23 11:59am

Vol: 17 No: 5 September 23, 2018 In this issue: OSA Annual Fund – DONATE TODAY! Save the Date! Upcoming Events for High School Seniors The PSAT is Coming Soon for All 10th & 11th Graders Important Dat ... [More]

Reminder: APT-Parents of Color first meeting

Thu, Sep 20 8:42am

APT-Parents of Color welcomes you to our first meeting of the 2018-19 school year. Date: Tuesday 9/25 Location: OSA room 302 Time: 6:30-8   The APT-POC is a safe group for parents of color at OSA to b ... [More]

Safety Message from Vice Principal Oz

Tue, Sep 18 2:14pm

As we enter the 5th week of the school year, we wanted to quickly reach out to all families in regards to student safety in the area surrounding our campus.  The safety of our students is always our t ... [More]

APT-Parents of Color Meeting - Tuesday, 9/25

Sun, Sep 16 11:43pm

APT-Parents of Color welcomes you to our first meeting of the 2018-19 school year. Date: Tuesday 9/25 Location: OSA room 302 Time: 6:30-8   The APT-POC is a safe group for parents of color at OSA to b ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Sep 16 11:15pm

Vol: 17 No: 4 September 16, 2018 In this issue: Join us for OSA'S 8th Annual State of the School! The PSAT is Coming Soon for All 10th & 11th Graders Save the Date! Upcoming Events for High School Sen ... [More]

Open House Tour Guides Needed

Thu, Sep 13 2:15pm

Dear OSA Community- The Admissions Department is looking for parent volunteers to help guide tours for open houses.  Tours will begin on October 11th, take place twice a month, and last approximately ... [More]

General Meeting snafu

Wed, Sep 12 8:20am

Good morning fellow parents,   I want to apologize to the community for yesterday's cancellation of the APT General Meeting.  A miscommunication threatened to leave the meeting without a topic or a sp ... [More]

Cancelled: APT meeting only

Tue, Sep 11 1:25pm

Unfortunately, tonight’s APT meeting is cancelled. However, please plan to attend your emphasis meeting from 7-8. Thank you for your understanding.

OSA News!

Sun, Sep 9 9:45pm

Vol 17 No 3; 9/9/18 by Norene Griffin | Sep 9, 2018 | Uncategorized |   Vol: 17 No: 3 September 9, 2018 In this issue: Join us for OSA’S 8th Annual State of the School! Save the Date! Upcoming Events ... [More]

Back To School Night - Schedule

Thu, Sep 6 2:26pm

Dear OSA Families,   In order to guide you through the time, your student will be completing a personalized version of the schedules below with their classes, teacher name and room numbers.  Students ... [More]

Back to School Night Tonight!

Thu, Sep 6 2:09pm

Back to School Night 9/6! We will be hosting Back-To-School night for our academic classes on Thursday, September 6 starting at 6:10pm for middle school classes and 6:15 for high school classes.  This ... [More]

Ordering School Pictures

Tue, Sep 4 4:54pm

There was a problem with the link provided in our weekly newsletter to order pictures from Photo Day.  Here is the corrected  link:  https://shootingstarsproductions.onlinephotocart.com/prepay/2145982 ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Sep 2 6:46pm

Vol: 17 No: 2 September 2, 2018 In this issue: After School Program Starts Tuesday OSA Picture Day Save the Date! Upcoming Events for High School Seniors Important Dates Weekly Announcements Savage Da ... [More]

Postponed: Konstella Meet Up

Thu, Aug 30 8:55am

Please accept our apologies for this late notice. We need to reschedule tonight’s Konstella Training. A new date will be forthcoming. Thank you for your understanding.

APT Communications Guidelines

Wed, Aug 29 6:57pm

Hello- The following are the communications guidelines established by the APT for parent participation in Konstella. A copy of the guidelines is also attached in PDF format and is available on the APT ... [More]

OSA Executive Director Letter

Mon, Aug 27 4:22pm

Hello OSA Community! Let me extend a warm welcome to all our new and returning families! We hope this year marks the beginning of an exciting journey filled with strong academics and immersive arts ex ... [More]

OSA News!

Sun, Aug 26 9:10pm

Vol: 17 No: 1 June 26, 2018 In this issue: APT Welcome Meet Phillip Gedeon, OSA’s new Chief Academic Officer After School Program Update Save the Date! Upcoming Events for High School Seniors Importan ... [More]

After School Program

Fri, Aug 24 5:01pm

Greetings OSA Families, We appreciate your patience as we finalize the details for our after school care program.  Our initial attempts to establish a partnership with outside organizations were unsuc ... [More]

OSA General Announcements

Tue, Aug 21 8:00am

Dear OSA Family,   It is my honor to welcome you to the 2018-2019 school year!  This is a milestone year for us as a learning community.  We are officially launching Oakland School for the Arts as a L ... [More]

Reminder: Konstella Meet Up Tonight

Tue, Aug 21 7:59am

Good morning- Please join us tonight for our Konstella Meet Up at 7pm in the Student Center. We will be giving a brief overview of the Konstella features, how we are using it at OSA and answer questions.

Urgent: Parent Volunteers Needed

Mon, Aug 20 9:27am

In order to implement a successful on-campus after school program, we require the help of parent volunteers. Hours of operation will be Monday from 12:50-5 and Tuesday - Friday from 3:10-5.  Give as m ... [More]

After School Care - Update

Sun, Aug 19 11:08am

Due to an impasse in negotiations with the outside vendor, we are moving in a different direction to provide an after school program for our students. The administration and the APT, under the directi ... [More]

6th Grade Math Assessments and Orientation

Tue, Aug 14 7:56pm

Dear Incoming 6th Grade Families: If your student is making up the math assessment tomorrow because they missed it in the Spring, please arrive at the Student Center at 1:15 to ensure the students wil ... [More]

You're invited: Konstella Meetup

Tue, Aug 14 8:55am

Good morning: Last year, the APT introduced Konstella as our official communications tool for the OSA community. As it is always a process to start something new, we took it slowly but have set our si ... [More]

A Message from Ms. Smith: Welcome to OSA for the '18-'19 School Year!

Mon, Aug 13 10:40pm

Dear OSA Students and Families! Welcome to the new OSA families!   Welcome Back if to the returning OSA families! We hope you are as excited as we are to begin this school year!  We have been working ... [More]

New Orientation Volunteer Email

Fri, Aug 10 11:57am

Good afternoon,   We recently realized that the volunteer@aptosa.org email is not currently redirecting correctly.  For all those parents who have expressed interest or would like to volunteer for one ... [More]

Parent Advisors Needed For Orientation - Correction

Mon, Aug 6 6:24pm

Hello all,   The information sent out earlier today regarding is incorrect.  The amended orientation information is below:   August 14th, 3pm - New family orientation for grades 7,8, 10, 11, and 12 (a ... [More]

Parent Advisors Needed For Orientation

Mon, Aug 6 10:55am

Hello all,   There will be three orientation dates for incoming OSA families this year:   August 14, 3 PM - incoming 10th, 11th, and 12th graders August 15, 3 PM - incoming middle schoolers (6th-8th g ... [More]