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The ODA Newsletter

San Mateo County Board of Education Extends (physical) school closure through May 1

Here is the complete version of the notice released today To be clear, Oxford Day Academy will be providing online education through May 1st and the expectation is that students continue to attend their classes online.  

Free Community Dinners

Valued Community Partners, BGCP is serving dinner! From 6pm-7pm, Monday-Friday, BGCP will be serving hot dinners to any and all in the community from the East Palo Alto Clubhouse (2031 Pulgas Avenue). Today, we were proud to cook, package, and distribute 500 meals to folks, and couldn’t be more excited to ...

The California Dept. Of Education just released another list of resources // El Departamento de Educación de California acaba de publicar otra lista de recursos

You can find their complete list here: Access: Telecom and Data Companies Extending Services.  It includes all of the programs that are out there for providing online access.   Puede encontrar su lista completa aquí: Acceso: Servicios de extensión de empresas de telecomunicaciones y datos. Incluye todos los programas que ...

Emergency School Food Sites

Hello Students and Families Here is a document that lists all of the sites in San Mateo County that are resources for Food for families in Need: Emergency School Food Locations in San Mateo County Additionally, the Farmers Markets in San Mateo County remain open and most accept EBT Here ...

Previous Posts on Covid-19 Related School (Physical) Closure

Please refer to this page for ongoing information concerning online learning during the current school closure due to COVID-19. We will be adding resources and information for students and parents frequently as new information arises. All Parents and families: Please make sure that you fill out the Surveys as soon ...

Student Spotlight: Meet Kimberly

School is back in session, and our students are hard at work: thinking, learning, challenging, and growing. This is especially true for our juniors, who are busy ramping up for college applications and life after graduation. In the flurry of SAT prep, extracurricular activities, and rigorous academics, ODA juniors continually push themselves towards ...

ODA Charter Unanimously Renewed!

On the heels of another restful Thanksgiving break, our school community has special reason to give thanks. Earlier this month, the San Mateo County Office of Education board voted unanimously (7-0) to renew the Oxford Day Academy charter for another five years. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to continue learning and growing ...

Comings and Goings from the UK

As we grow in fidelity to our academic model, so to have we deepened our ties with our UK partners. This month, these relationships have created two poignant comings and goings at our school. First, we were excited to welcome home one of our Juniors, Jay, for a break from her two-year study ...

Meet the Author: Caylin Moore

ODA students spend much of their time exploring the world around them; equally important is discerning their place within it. As a part of that growth, ODA has begun a Friday lecture series that allows students to explore their place in the world beyond traditional academics. This covers everything from organizational skills, ...

The Oxford Global Consortium

In 2018, a group of 15 ODA students, staff, parents, and board members travelled to the University of Oxford for a weeklong tutorial training and immersion experience. This trip afforded our school community a deeper understanding of our instructional method along with an awareness of how and why this method pushes deep ...
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