From Ms. Joshi: Remote Learning Feedback needed

Sun, Jun 14 5:32pm

Good afternoon, My name is Uma Joshi-Garcia and I teach World History and Ethnic Studies at OSA. I wanted to let you all know that OSA has developed a fall planning committee made up of arts teachers, ... [More]

Farewell for Ms. Smith is LIVE streaming on OSA FaceBook

Wed, Jun 3 5:37pm

Zoom link to farewell for Ms. Smith

Mon, Jun 1 4:20pm

Don't forget to share your appreciation of Ms. Smith on the Kodoboard before next Wednesday! It is really easy and takes only few minutes. Please also encourage your creative students to drop her a no ... [More]

(APT) URGENT: Support OSA Teachers at OSA Board mtg Thursday 5/28

Wed, May 27 3:28pm

Message from the APT Board On behalf and in Support of the OSA Teachers and Staff  Please remember to sign up for public comment and have your voice be heard.   WE NEED YOU AT THE OSA BOARD MEETING TH ... [More]

APT invites you to join the OSA Executive Board Meeting Tonight

Thu, May 14 10:07am

Good morning OSA families, As a follow-up to our successful gathering of parents at last night's APT town hall, we want to remind you that the OSA Board will meet tonight at 6:15pm (zoom details below ... [More]

APT Town Hall is happening NOW

Wed, May 13 6:40pm

Join us on Zoom Topic: An APT Town Hall: Sharing Accomplishments & Identifying Challenges Time: May 13, 2020 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/851632495 ... [More]

Farewell for Ms. Smith

Tue, May 12 12:58pm

Dear OSA parents and guardians,   the APT board would like to let you know that we are planning a farewell event for Ms. Smith. We would love to throw her a fabulous "OSA style" party with potluck of ... [More]

Donate to OSA Virtual Potluck for Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thu, May 7 8:55am

Dear OSA Families, We hope that you are all healthy in this uncertain time. Thank you to those who have uploaded their appreciation videos and notes to OSA teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week. We h ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week-Upload instructions!

Wed, May 6 4:08pm

We Love Our Teachers! Teacher Appreciation Week May 4-8th   Instructions for upload: The upload folder has been unlocked. Thanks for bringing to our attention. To upload a file hit the + New button on ... [More]

OSA Remote Learning Forum

Thu, Apr 23 9:42pm

Dear parents and guardians,   the APT Board would like to invite you to join one of the newly created social groups to share your experiences around remote learning at OSA. Please share with our commu ... [More]

OSA Dance Dept. Fundraiser - Cancelled

Tue, Apr 14 11:19pm

Due to the extended shelter in place, the OSA fundraising event hosted by the OSA Dance Department at Benchmark Pizzeria has been cancelled.   It is our great hope that those with reservations will al ... [More]

Thank you, Staci

Tue, Apr 14 5:23pm

Hello OSA Families - You may have read the email message from the OSA Board with the news that Ms. Staci Smith will be leaving OSA next year. On behalf of the APT Board we would like to express our de ... [More]

APT Mtg Cancelled-Attend OSA Board of Directors Mtg Tomorrow

Mon, Apr 13 7:17pm

Dear OSA Parents, We hope you, your families, and communities are safe and looking out for one another during this pandemic. This is a short note to inform you that OSA’s Alliance of Parents and Teach ... [More]

Math at Home

Mon, Apr 6 12:36pm

      Dear parents and guardians,   The California Math Festival Program and California Mathematics Council want to help parents teaching their children at home during the shelter-in-place COVID-19 cr ... [More]

No Campus Access At This Time

Thu, Mar 26 12:14pm

Dear OSA Family,   There have been a few requests for students to access campus to get supplies.  At this time we are not permitted to allow access to the building.  Teachers will take into account th ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 28; 03/16/20

Wed, Mar 18 11:40am

Vol: 18 Nro: 28 marzo 16, 2020 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospera ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 28; 03/16/20

Mon, Mar 16 11:49pm

Vol: 18 No: 28 March 16, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teachers ... [More]

APT Board Letter ED search

Thu, Mar 12 5:08pm

Dear OSA families, The APT Board sent the following letter to the OSA Executive Board today regarding the search for an Executive Director.   Thank you.

Message from OSA Leadership on COVID-19

Wed, Mar 11 4:09pm

Covid 19 update The following information is intended to provide our community with an update on Covid-19 and its impact on OSA. This is a high level overview focused on how we can support each other ... [More]

TODAY APT Mtg! Block Schedule, Advisory, COVID-19 Plan

Tue, Mar 10 12:16pm

Join the APT meeting today, March 10th at 6PM. Principal Mike Oz and Assistant Principal Katy Zaugg will lead a presentation to include: A panel discussion on the goals and outcomes of 2 new programs ... [More]

Upcoming Board Meeting

Tue, Mar 10 9:57am

Dear OSA Community,   Our next OSA Board of Directors meeting will take place Thursday March 12th at 6:15 PM in the Student Center. The agenda and materials are posted online.   Thank you and - as alw ... [More]

APT General Mtg Tomorrow--Block Schedule, Advisory, and COVID-19 Plan

Mon, Mar 9 3:57pm

Join the APT meeting tomorrow, March 10th at 6PM. Principal Mike Oz and Assistant Principal Katy Zaugg will lead a presentation to include: A panel discussion on the goals and outcomes of 2 new progra ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 27; 03/09/20

Mon, Mar 9 1:33pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 27 marzo 09, 2020 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospera ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 27; 03/09/20

Mon, Mar 9 9:23am

Vol: 18 No: 27 March 09, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teachers ... [More]

Meet the ED Candidates Tonight!

Thu, Mar 5 2:30pm

Dear OSA Community, This is a reminder to please join us at a special community event tonight, Thursday March 5th, to meet both candidates for OSA Executive Director.  Candidate bios are attached. Thi ... [More]

Meet ED Finalists Tomorrow!

Wed, Mar 4 5:45pm

Sent on behalf of Elise Darwish, OSA Board Chair   Dear OSA Community, As I shared with you on February 21st, we are pleased to be advancing two outstanding candidates to the next level of the search ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 26; 03/02/20

Tue, Mar 3 8:13am

Vol: 18 Nro: 26 marzo 02, 2020 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospera ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 26; 03/02/20

Tue, Mar 3 8:12am

Vol: 18 No: 26 March 02, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teachers ... [More]

Coronavirus Update from OSA Leadership

Fri, Feb 28 4:25pm

Dear OSA Community, We  would like to update you on OSA’s response to and plans regarding the coronavirus. There's been a rise in anxiety in response to the CDC’s prediction of increased cases in the ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 25; 02/24/20

Tue, Feb 25 4:55pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 25 febrero 24, 2020 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospe ... [More]

Executive Director Search - Meet the finalists!

Tue, Feb 25 3:52pm

Sent on behalf of Elise Darwish, OSA Board Chairperson:   Dear OSA Community, As I shared with you last week, we are pleased to be advancing two outstanding candidates to the next level of the search ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 25; 02/24/20

Mon, Feb 24 5:01pm

Vol: 18 No: 25 February 24, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

The results are in!

Thu, Feb 20 5:28pm

Dear OSA community, Thank you for participating in our election for the two parents representatives to the OSA Executive Board! The results are in!   Jason Reimann and Josefina Alvarado Mena are the t ... [More]

Upcoming OSA Board of Directors meeting

Tue, Feb 18 10:11am

Dear OSA Community,   Our next OSA Board of Directors meeting will take place Thursday February 20th at 6:15 PM in the Student Center. The agenda and materials are posted online.   Thank you and - as ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 24; 02/17/20

Tue, Feb 18 2:06am

Vol: 18 No: 24 February 17, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

Vote closes at 6pm today! Vote for the OSA Executive Board! Parent Power!

Sun, Feb 16 9:15am

Dear OSA community, Voting for the TWO parent seats on the OSA Executive Board closes today at 6pm. Attached are bios for the candidates and below is a link to the ballot.  In the ballot you will find ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 23; 02/10/20

Wed, Feb 12 12:14am

Vol: 18 Nro: 23 febrero 10, 2020 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospe ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 23; 02/10/20

Mon, Feb 10 11:23pm

Vol: 18 No: 23 February 10, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

Internal Audition Update

Mon, Feb 10 1:46pm

Dear Parents & Guardians of students who have filled out transfer requests,   Arts sub-pathway transfer auditions are this Wednesday, February 12.  (Dance auditions are Tuesday, February 11th at 10:05 ... [More]

Bios of Parent OSA Board Candidates and more!

Sun, Feb 9 1:42pm

Dear OSA Community, Attached you will find the bios of candidates for the OSA Executive Board!  These will be voting seats on the board to be filled by OSA parents or guardians.  The APT General Meeti ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 22; 02/03/20

Wed, Feb 5 10:19am

Vol: 18 Nro: 22 febrero 03, 2020 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospe ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 22; 02/03/20

Mon, Feb 3 5:11pm

Vol: 18 No: 22 February 03, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

Internal Transfer Auditions

Fri, Jan 31 8:38am

Dear OSA Community,   We have updated our school website with information for current OSA students who have applied to audition into a different arts sub-pathway (also known as internal transfers). Yo ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 21; 01/27/20

Mon, Jan 27 4:11pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 21 enero 27, 2020 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospera ... [More]

Support OSA Teachers

Mon, Jan 27 2:06pm

The Heart of OSA! Come out to Support OSA Teachers this Wednesday at the OSA Board meeting.  The meeting starts at 6:15, and the teachers' presentation is currently scheduled for 6:50pm in the Student ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 21; 01/27/20

Mon, Jan 27 1:56am

Vol: 18 No: 21 January 27, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

OSA Board of Directors Meeting January 29th

Sun, Jan 26 12:23pm

Dear OSA Community,   Our next OSA Board of Directors meeting will take place Wednesday January 29th at 6:15 PM in the Student Center. The agenda and materials are posted online.   Thank you and - as ... [More]

Internal Transfer Deadline Tomorrow!

Thu, Jan 23 2:23pm

Dear OSA Community, The deadline to request a transfer to a different arts sub-pathway is TOMORROW, Friday, January 24th at 4:15pm.  Applications to transfer will not be accepted after that time. Stud ... [More]

REMINDER - Intersession is TOMORROW!

Tue, Jan 21 4:28pm

What Is Intersession? OSA  Intersession is a full day immersion for all students and staff to depart the classroom environment and experience different communities through exploration, team building, ... [More]

Wednesday, January 22 is NOT a Minimum Day - End at ~3:15pm

Tue, Jan 21 12:14pm

OSA Intersession OSA Intersession is Wednesday January 22, 2020! Wednesday is NOT a Minimum Day - End at ~3:15pm Wednesday is not a minimum day as students will be on field trips or participating in o ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 20; 01/20/20

Mon, Jan 20 12:18pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 20 enero 20, 2020 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospera ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 20; 01/20/20

Mon, Jan 20 12:17pm

Vol: 18 No: 20 January 20, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

Due Tomorrow! Parent power: Apply to be on the OSA Executive Board!

Sun, Jan 19 8:29am

Dear OSA Community, As the SCHOOL launches a search for OSA's Executive Director, plans Town Halls, and asks for our feedback through surveys, an important opportunity has arrived to advance Parent Po ... [More]

Internal Auditions to Transfer Emphasis - Deadline Approaching

Tue, Jan 14 12:49pm

Dear OSA Community, The deadline to request a transfer to a different arts sub-pathway is Friday, January 24th at 4:15pm. Students interested in requesting a transfer must fill out the Google Form loc ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 19; 01/13/20

Mon, Jan 13 5:54pm

Vol: 18 No: 19 January 13, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

Town Hall Recap

Mon, Jan 13 9:07am

Hi all, We had a good dialogue on Thursday night at the Community Town Hall for the Executive Director Search. Christina Greenberg of Edgility presented and OSA's Board President Elise Darwish was als ... [More]

Audition Volunteers Needed

Fri, Jan 10 8:39am

Audition Volunteers Needed - RSVP to Ms. Peters Hey wonderful OSA Audition Volunteers, It's that time again...time to start gearing up for OSA Audition Days! I am hoping you will continue to volunteer ... [More]

Town Hall Tonight!

Thu, Jan 9 4:37pm

We look forward to seeing our OSA Community tonight from 5:30 - 8:00 in the Student Center for our Executive Director Search Town Hall meeting. This is your opportunity to share your thoughts so please join us!

Charter Renewal Approved!

Wed, Jan 8 9:17pm

Dear OSA Community, It is with great pleasure to announce to you that at tonight's OUSD Board of Director's meeting, the Oakland School for the Arts Charter Renewal petition for the term of July 2020 ... [More]

Executive Director Search - Town Hall Tomorrow Night

Wed, Jan 8 3:34pm

Dear OSA Community,   It's a busy week for OSA!    In addition to our Charter Renewal vote at OUSD tonight, tomorrow January 9th, is our Community Town Hall to learn about the Executive Director Searc ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 18; 01/06/20

Wed, Jan 8 11:15am

Vol: 18 Nro: 18 enero 06, 2020 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospera ... [More]

Thank You from OSA Employees!

Tue, Jan 7 3:43pm

Dear Wonderful OSA Community,   The teachers, administration and staff all wish to thank you for your generous and lavish breakfast to welcome us all back to school yesterday! From hardboiled eggs to ... [More]

Charter Renewal Vote Tomorrow Night! Please Attend!

Tue, Jan 7 1:33pm

Happy New Year OSA Community!   Tomorrow is the long-awaited day of our Charter Application Renewal!  Thank you for your on-going support at the previous meetings.  We will finally have a vote on our ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 18; 01/06/20

Mon, Jan 6 12:40am

Vol: 18 No: 18 January 06, 2020 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Breakfast

Fri, Jan 3 8:23am

Thank you for signing up to help out with the Appreciation Breakfast! Most slots are filled already but if you didn't get the chance you can still contribute by donating some cash that will go towards ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 17; 12/16/19

Tue, Dec 17 12:31am

Vol: 18 Nro: 17 deciembre 16, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes pros ... [More]

Fashion Design Senior Exhibit Thursday/Friday

Mon, Dec 16 2:04pm

Fashion Design would love to celebrate the start of Winter Break with you at the:  Senior Exhibit @ The White Box Thursday, December 19th 5 - 8 Friday, December 20th 5 - 8 Admission is free!   See Wor ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 17; 12/16/19

Mon, Dec 16 11:25am

Vol: 18 No: 17 December 16, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

Vocal Music Winter Concert

Thu, Dec 12 5:11pm

Pop-up Gallery - VA student art sale!

Wed, Dec 11 5:13pm

Looking for unique Holiday gifts?

Audition Volunteers Needed - RSVP to Ms. Peters

Mon, Dec 9 1:26pm

This message is being forwarded on behalf of Ms. Peters. Please be sure to address all responses to mpeters@oakarts.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Hey wonderful OSA Audition Volunteers, It' ... [More]

12/10 APT General Meeting

Mon, Dec 9 11:39am

  All parents are welcome to join APT General Meeting this Tuesday, December 10th:   5:30-6pm Pizza and community building - we need your help with completing the APPRECIATION NOTES for our teachers a ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 16; 12/09/19

Mon, Dec 9 9:38am

Vol: 18 No: 16 December 9, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

OSA Board of Directors Meeting 12/11/19

Fri, Dec 6 4:13pm

Dear OSA Community,   Our next OSA Board of Directors meeting will take place Wednesday December 11th at 6:15 PM. The agenda is attached.   Thank you and - as always - feel free to contact me directly ... [More]

NOTICIA DE ÚLTIMA HORA - Reautorización del Charter POSPUESTA - Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 15; 12/02/19

Mon, Dec 2 9:05am

Vol: 18 Nro: 15 deciembre 2, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prosp ... [More]

NEWS FLASH - Renewal Decision POSTPONED - OSA News: Vol 18 No 15; 12/02/19

Mon, Dec 2 8:55am

Vol: 18 No: 15 December 2, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

OUSD Board Vote Postponed from 12/2/19

Sun, Dec 1 9:50pm

Please stay tuned for more information on OSA's charter renewal. We will need OSA families to show up big when the vote is re-scheduled.     For parents who are not familiar with the common applicatio ... [More]

Support APT while Holiday Shopping!

Fri, Nov 22 11:42am

3 Easy Ways to Support APT while you doing Holiday Shopping!   When shopping on Amazon, a percentage of your purchase goes to the APT as a referral fee. Make sure you sign in through your www.smile.am ... [More]

Tonight is the Night! We need your support!

Wed, Nov 20 4:32pm

Dear OSA Community,   The final stage of our charter renewal process, the decision hearing,  happens TONIGHT in the Great Room of La Escuelita Elementary School (1050 2nd Ave). The OUSD Board of Educa ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 14; 11/18/19

Tue, Nov 19 4:26pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 14 noviembre 18, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes pros ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 14; 11/18/19

Tue, Nov 19 4:26pm

Vol: 18 No: 14 November 18, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 13; 11/11/19

Tue, Nov 12 3:52pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 13 noviembre 11, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes pros ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 13; 11/11/19

Mon, Nov 11 9:42pm

Vol: 18 No: 13 November 11, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

More details 11/12 APT General Meeting

Mon, Nov 11 7:06pm

Join us for Monthly APT Meeting Tomorrow Tuesday 11/12/19  5:30PM-7:00PM OSA Student Center 5:30PM Join us for community building and to create teacher appreciation notes 6:00PM General APT Meeting  M ... [More]

Important: 11/12 APT General Mtg, Info on Emphasis Mtgs

Sat, Nov 9 5:32pm

Join us for an important and educational General APT Meeting  Tuesday November 12th Laura Alberti will be presenting a segment on sexting and the impact of digital sexual violence on youth as well as ... [More]

11/12 APT General Meeting

Thu, Nov 7 5:10pm

Please join us on Tuesday, November 12th for the APT general meeting   5:30-6:00pm Community Building, food will be provided 6:00-7:00pm General APT Meeting Sexting and the impact of digital sexual vi ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 12; 11/04/19

Wed, Nov 6 12:24pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 12 noviembre 4, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prosp ... [More]

Charter Renewal Hearing TONIGHT

Wed, Nov 6 8:53am

Please come to support Ms. Smith tonight, when she presents the renewal petition to the OUSD beard at the Great Room at La Escuelita Elementary School, 1050 2nd Avenue, Oakland   Plan to arrive at 7:4 ... [More]

Middel School Dance

Tue, Nov 5 4:44pm

The middle school dance is called Fall Formal. It is on Friday from 6:30pm until 8:30pm in Sweets Ballroom (1933 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94612). Tickets are sold at the round table outside the main off ... [More]

Charter Hearing Reminder - tomorrow

Tue, Nov 5 11:12am

Dear OSA Community,   Wednesday night is our Charter Renewal Hearing! Ms. Smith will be presenting our renewal petition on behalf of the school. This is a very challenging time for charter schools and ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 12; 11/04/19

Tue, Nov 5 12:19am

Vol: 18 No: 12 November 4, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 11; 10/28/19

Mon, Oct 28 9:34am

Vol: 18 Nro: 11 octubre 28, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospe ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 11; 10/28/19

Mon, Oct 28 9:34am

Vol: 18 No: 11 October 28, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

Community Workshop Tonight - Effective Public Comment for Charter Renewal - Reminder

Thu, Oct 24 3:03pm

Hi OSA Community,   Please join our charter renewal advocate Manny Vasquez at 5:00 tonight in OSA's Student Center to learn about making impactful public comment for OSA's charter renewal hearing.  In ... [More]

UPDATED - November 1 - No School - OSA News: Vol 18 No 10; 10/21/19

Mon, Oct 21 1:09pm

Vol: 18 No: 10 October 21, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

REVISADO - 1 de Noviembre - No Hay Clases - Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 10; 10/21/19

Mon, Oct 21 1:03pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 10 octubre 21, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospe ... [More]

Charter Update & Updated Timeline

Thu, Oct 17 3:40pm

Dear OSA Families,   We want to keep everyone up to speed on our charter renewal efforts and upcoming revised dates. Please read the following information carefully and mark your calendars!   The two- ... [More]

Info Shared at This Weeks APT General Meeting

Wed, Oct 16 5:48pm

Dear OSA community, We had another great turnout with close to 50 parents attending last night's general APT meeting! We've had  over 150  parents join us at APT meetings since the beginning of the sc ... [More]

Reminder - No Digital Media Parent Meeting Tonight

Tue, Oct 15 11:33am

Hi Digital Media Families,   Reminder that the Digital Media Parent Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday October 24th. More details will come directly from Mr. Travisano. There is no Digital Media ... [More]

APT General Mtg Tomorrow! Charter Application Details!

Mon, Oct 14 8:14pm

Dear OSA Community, Join school leadership, APT board members and the entire school community in hearing the  details related to the charter application tomorrow!  Together we achieved a great success ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 9; 10/14/19

Mon, Oct 14 7:25pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 9 octubre 14, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prosper ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 9; 10/14/19

Mon, Oct 14 7:25pm

Vol: 18 No: 9 October 14, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teacher ... [More]

Call to Action: All parents needed TODAY at OUSD Board mtg

Thu, Oct 10 2:18pm

We need OSA families to show up in force TONIGHT to show unity behind our charter application renewal.   Ms Smith will be presenting our application to the OUSD Board,  and the school board will want ... [More]

Big news on Charter Application! See you tonight!

Thu, Oct 10 6:27am

Dear OSA Community, We are proud to announce that together with the OSA leadership we have incorporated the Equity Platform into the school's charter application that will be presented to OUSD today!  ... [More]

OSA News - Vol 18 No 8; 10/7/19

Mon, Oct 7 2:01am

Vol: 18 No: 8 October 7, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teachers ... [More]

Charter Update and Timeline

Fri, Oct 4 4:57pm

Dear OSA Families,   We want to keep everyone up to speed on our charter renewal efforts and upcoming dates. Please read the following information carefully and mark your calendars!   The two-day site ... [More]

OSA's Vocal Music Middle School Encore Choir this Saturday!

Thu, Oct 3 8:59pm

OSA's Vocal Music Middle School Encore Choir makes their debut performance for the 2019/2020 school year.    Come to the 12th Annual Oaktoberfest, in Oakland's Dimond District.  Encore is performing S ... [More]

APT Proposed Equity Platform

Thu, Oct 3 11:30am

Dear OSA Community, We are seven (7) days from the charter renewal application deadline! We are extremely grateful for the administration, teachers, faculty, and staff who are working so hard to lead ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 7; 9/30/19

Wed, Oct 2 2:49pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 7 septiembre 30, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes pros ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 7; 9/30/19

Mon, Sep 30 10:20am

Vol: 18 No: 7 September 30, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

Notes from Last Night's APT Charter Renewal Meeting

Thu, Sep 26 7:17pm

Dear OSA Community, Thank you to all those who came out last night for a special OSA APT meeting focused on charter renewal.  Attached are two documents 1) Notes from the meeting, including next steps ... [More]

No Annual Fund Event Tonight

Thu, Sep 26 1:14pm

Dear OSA Families, This message is to clarify that there is no Annual Fund event at Sweet's tonight - this event was moved to October 17th due to the charter renewal. More details coming soon about th ... [More]

Noticias de OSA - Vol: 18 Nro: 6; 9/23/19

Wed, Sep 25 12:09am

Vol: 18 Nro: 6 septiembre 23, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes pros ... [More]

OSA News - Vol 18 No 6; 9/23/19

Mon, Sep 23 11:16pm

Vol: 18 No: 6 September 23, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

OSA Parents of Color (POC) Committee Update

Mon, Sep 23 10:08pm

Greetings Amazing POC family! It's hard to believe we have already been in school for a month! It was great to see some of you at Back to School Night this year.    It was beyond words to see so many ... [More]

Sep 25th APT Mtg w/OSA Leadership

Mon, Sep 23 5:30pm

Join OSA Board Chair Elise Darwish and Interim Executive Director Staci Smith for a special Alliance of Parents and Teachers (APT) General meeting focused on Charter Renewal.   The meeting will take p ... [More]

OSA Board of Directors Meeting 9/30 at 6:00

Mon, Sep 23 2:17pm

Dear OSA Community,   Our next OSA Board of Directors meeting will take place Monday September 30th at 6:00 PM.   This new, later date ensure as much time as possible is set aside for the Board to hea ... [More]

CORRECTED APT MTG DATE - OSA News - Vol 18 No 5; 9/16/19

Thu, Sep 19 9:09am

Vol: 18 No: 5 September 16, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teach ... [More]

FECHA DE REUNIÓN CORRECTA DEL APT - Noticias de OSA - Vol: 18 Nro: 5; 9/16/19

Thu, Sep 19 9:09am

Vol: 18 Nro: 5 septiembre 16, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes pros ... [More]

Charter Renewal FAQs from the APT

Tue, Sep 17 10:19pm

Dear OSA Community, Below are APT gathered answers to FAQs on charter renewal added to information we shared verbally at the last APT meeting.  In addition, we’ve attached the PowerPoint used at the m ... [More]

Invitation to Join Konstella Discussion Groups

Wed, Sep 11 6:34am

Would you like to share your ideas with the OSA parent community?   Kostella Social Groups are great way for parents to mingle and share information.   You can join one of the groups already created: ... [More]

Noticias de OSA - Vol: 18 Nro: 4 9/9/19

Mon, Sep 9 1:28pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 4 septiembre 9, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prosp ... [More]

OSA News - Vol 18 No 4; 9/9/19

Mon, Sep 9 1:27pm

Vol: 18 No: 4 September 9, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

Two Important Meetings This Week--APT meeting tomorrow, and Students w/ Disabilities MTG

Mon, Sep 9 12:32pm

Dear OSA Parents, Please join us at these two important  meetings this week taking place at the OSA student center: Tuesday September 10th 5:30PM-7:00PM (followed by emphasis APT meetings) join us for ... [More]

APT Meeting September 10th!

Fri, Sep 6 10:55pm

  The APT invites you to our first meeting of the year this Tuesday September 10th! This year we are trying something new, we will begin with a social gathering at 5:30PM and will officially begin the ... [More]

Noticias de OSA: Vol: 18 Nro: 3 9/2/19

Tue, Sep 3 12:35am

Vol: 18 Nro: 3 septiembre 2, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prosp ... [More]

OSA News: Vol 18 No 3; 9/2/19

Tue, Sep 3 12:32am

Vol: 18 No: 3 September 2, 2019 Alliance of Parents & Teachers APT is committed to OSA as a diverse, equitable  and inclusive school community. A place where students thrive, and where parents, teache ... [More]

APT Charter Renewal - Audio transcript

Sun, Sep 1 10:54am

This is the first 20 minutes from the APT special meeting held Thursday, Aug 30th at OSA, in case you missed it. This introduction consists of  Weiling Huber and Paulina Gonzales-Brito's presentations ... [More]

APT Charter Renewal Meeting Follow Up

Fri, Aug 30 3:32pm

Dear OSA Community, Thank you to all for your interest in OSA's upcoming charter renewal and your active participation in last night's meeting.  As we discussed yesterday, there will be a need for sta ... [More]

OSA Noticias: Vol: 18 Nro: 2 Agosto 26, 2019

Mon, Aug 26 7:29pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 2 agosto 26, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospera ... [More]

OSA News: Vol: 18 No: 2 August 26, 2019

Mon, Aug 26 7:29pm

Vol: 18 No: 2 August 26, 2019 In this issue: Alliance of Parents & Teachers Save the Date! 19-20 Welcome Letter from Interim Executive Director Middle School Ultimate Frisbee Important Dates Weekly An ... [More]

OSA Parents: Your Voice Matters. Join us this Thursday.

Sat, Aug 24 11:27am

  Do you want to learn more about...   Keeping our awesome teachers? Celebrating our academic and artistic excellence? What it will take to win a successful charter renewal? How OSA can better support ... [More]

OSA Board of Directors Meeting

Fri, Aug 23 2:31pm

OSA's Board of Directors will be meeting on Wednesday August 28 in room 302 at 6:15 PM. Members of the public are welcome to attend.   - Romy Agenda  

OSA News: Vol 18 No 1; 8/19/19

Tue, Aug 20 11:51am

Vol: 18 No: 1 August 19, 2019 In this issue Alliance of Parents & Teachers Save the Date! Alliance of Parents & Teachers Save the Date! Message from Interim Executive Director First Week of School Imp ... [More]

IM's own Mr. Ouellet nominated best jazz instrumental performance - please vote by Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, at 8:00 p.m

Tue, Aug 20 10:05am

https://www.sfcv.org/music-news/best-of-the-bay-2018-19-final-vote-closes-wednesday-august-21   How cool is that!

OSA Noticias: Vol: 18 Nro: 1 Agosto 19, 2019

Mon, Aug 19 10:32pm

Vol: 18 Nro: 1 agosto 19, 2019 Alianza de Maestros Y Padres de Familia APT está comprometido con OSA como una comunidad escolar diversa, equitativa e inclusiva. Un lugar donde los estudiantes prospera ... [More]

OSA Aftercare Program

Sun, Aug 18 6:46pm

Below, and attached as a PDF file is the Aftercare program that Mr. Oz sent out to all parents via email. If you did not receive it, you should contact him.    "In accordance with our commitment to pr ... [More]

School schedule tomorrow

Sun, Aug 18 8:29am

Hi OSA Community, Friendly reminder of our new bell schedule (also posted on www.oakarts.org under Family Resources). School starts at 8:15 for all grades. Middle school gets out at 3:20 tomorrow, and ... [More]

Thank you for the Teacher Appreciation Lunch today!

Fri, Aug 16 4:39pm

Dear Amazing APT Parents,   On behalf of everyone here at OSA, I want to thank you all SO very much for the amazing outpouring of love, support, and FOOD for our teachers and faculty today! When the t ... [More]

OSA Teachers, Faculty, and Staff Appreciation Potluck! Parents please sign up today!

Thu, Aug 15 9:12am

Dear OSA Parents,   Tomorrow,  August 16th,  the APT is hosting appreciation potluck for our teachers and staff. In order to feed the 100 people we need your help! sign up here if you can contribute t ... [More]

Commuter Sharing social group

Wed, Aug 14 1:47pm

The Konstella Commuter Sharing social group may help people arrange commuting needs.