8th Grade ELA Update

This Week: Monday 4/15 — First Day Q4 / Research Paper Phase II Tuesday 4/16 — Talent Show Tryouts   Wednesday 4/17 — Talent Show Tryouts  Friday 4/19 — Disaster Drill  Coming Up: Thursday / Friday 4/25-26 — Poetry Competition Get your tickets now!  OTA Nacho Average Gala, Saturday, May 4. Tickets available at the following…

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Christina Celentino Private School Scholarship

The Christina Celentino scholarship awards an OTA student the sum of $250 toward the expenses required to apply for private high school, such as entrance exam tutoring and study guide, and application and registration fees. To be eligible to be considered for the Christina Celentino scholarship, students must meet the following criteria: Student must be…

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8th Grade ELA Update

This Week: Monday 4/22 — No School Thursday 4/25 — Classroom Poetry Competition (All Students)   Friday 4/26 — School Poetry Competition  Coming Up: Friday 5/3 — Grandparents Day (Minimum Day) Monday-Friday 5/6-5/10 — State Testing Window You are invited to attend the 8th grade poetry competition on Thursday, April 25th at 9:10 am in Mr.…

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MS ELA Update

This Week: Monday 4/8 — Informative Research Paper Phase I Friday 4/12 — End of Q3/Minimum Day/Tacky Tourist Dress   Coming Up: Thursday-Friday  4/25-26 — Poetry Competition 

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OTA Book Fair! (March 19 & 20) & Re-Enroll by Friday!

OTA Book Fair is next week, March 19 & 20 Please click the links for details: Book Fair Schedule: http://oldtownacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Book-Fair-Schedule.pdf Book Fair e-Wallet: http://players.brightcove.net/1543299976/Eyj59PHsg_default/index.html?videoId=5978222277001 (“Take advantage of the eWallet feature, and put money in an account for your student to spend at the Book Fair. In addition to the classroom visits on the schedule above,…

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8th Grade ELA Update

March 11-12 — Ted Talk Inspired Speech Presentations March 13 — Frankenstein Discussion Group B March 14 — Vocabulary Quiz  March 15 — Frankenstein Discussion Group A    The 8th grade class will be presenting their Ted Talk inspired speeches next week. We were inspired by dystopian nature in Frankenstein. Students chose a real world dystopian topic to research and present…

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Announcement about grades and test/quiz corrections

Hi Parents at OTA! Several parents have contacted me wondering about quiz and test correction rules, so I will try to clarify here. All students are allowed to do quiz/test corrections on all exams. When they turn in the corrections, the answers are required to be 100% correct, otherwise, credit will not be given. The…

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Re-Enrollment Information

On Monday, March 4th, 2019, all forms will be available for you to re-enroll at Old Town Academy.  This is only for returning students, and if you have a sibling that you would like to enroll, please submit a new application. The deadline to complete and submit re-enroll forms will be Friday, March 15th, 2018. Below are the instructions: Please access the SchoolMint website with the URL link oldtownacademy.schoolmint.net .…

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8th Grade ELA Update

1/29 – Reading Circle (Group B)  1/30 – Reading Circle (Group A) 1/31 – Reading Circle (Group B) 1/31- Vocabulary Quiz (Study Weeks 7 & 8) 2/1 – Minimum Day Schedule (Pajama Day)  Don’t forget to turn in your gala donation request letters today. Have a good week!  Frankenstein Reading Schedule (1)

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StandUp For Kids Dinners

Every year the middle school families of OTA take an active part inn community outreach by providing meals for the homeless kids at StandUp For Kids Center here in San Diego.We are committed to providing a home cooked meal for the kids once a month during the school year.At this time we need volunteer families…

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