Home Goods Drive!

From May 28th to May 31st, OTA will be holding a home goods drive to support the organization, Humble Designs, an organization that helps furnish homes for people that just come out of homelessness. We need objects such as towel racks, shower curtains, shower rods, as well as neutral prints for objects such as beds…


Last Chance to Bid!

Last Chance to Bid in Osprey Online Auction Have you been busy bidding up a storm in the Osprey Online Auction? We hope so! There are so many items up for grabs–something for every budget! From dining gift cards to fun experiences and retail offerings, we hope you win something you love. Bidding and buying…


OTA Online Auction is Open!

  After the #OTAGala  event, the ONLINE AUCTION begins! From Saturday, May 4 at 9pm to Sunday, May 12 at 9pm, the online auction features gift cards, Teacher Experiences, and more! This is a fun way to help raise funds for all of the great things that make OTA one of the best schools in San…


OTA Talent Show – 2019

Friday, May 10, at 6:00 p.m., at the PMA Karate Center at 2266 San Diego Avenue. Please no high heels. 🙂  We hope to see you there! Coming Up 5/7 – Teacher Appreciation Day 5/10 – OTA Talent Show-6pm 5/14 – OTA Parent Foundation Meeting-6pm


Staff Directory & Blogs

(Click on a blog or staff name for more)

Kindergarten - Alexandra Halverstadt

First Grade - Jenny Blackwood

Second Grade - Michelle Klim

Third Grade - Jennifer Ciampa

Fourth Grade - Chelsea VanWerden

Fifth Grade - Sarah Cook

6th-8th Social Studies - Jennifer Church

6th-8th English Language Arts - Turner Watts

6th-8th Grade Math

STEM - Taylor Vickers

Music - Ellyn King

Spanish - Cynthia Ostrowski

Physical Education - Kevin Killacky

Education Specialist - Kirsten Ramirez

Speech Language Pathologist - Jessica Reed

Instructional Aide - Cori Rashad

Instructional Aide - Jennifer Garcia

Instructional Aide - Jade Talbott

Core Knowledge Advisor & StandUp For Kids Coordinator - Bob Hamm