February Updates

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Spring is coming soon and so too are lots of events and activities at OCEAN. Please take the time to review this important information.

Reminder: No OCEAN Classes, Monday, February 28

This will be a conferencing day and no OCEAN classes will be held.

Upcoming ORCA Events

Tuesday, March 1st, 8:20-10:20am Parent Coffee and Volunteer Opportunity

Join us at the OCEAN office. Stay for a quick hello and a cup of coffee or stay longer and volunteer for an hour or two helping us prepare old books for surplus.


Wednesday, March 2nd, ORCA/ASB Bake Sale

8:30-11:30am drop off donations in the OCEAN office.

Bake Sale: 1:00 - 1:30pm @ OCEAN K-12 and 2:30 - 5:30pm @ Quimper Mercantile 1121 Water Street


ORCA Meeting March 24; 5-6:30pm Zoom Link

(O.C.E.A.N. Resource & Community Alliance)

Find out about fun upcoming Spring events and ways to get engaged!

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88229256311?pwd=MTdSUHVqYnA5TkpMMGpNcmdBNyt4UT09
Meeting ID: 882 2925 6311

Passcode: 410843


Save the Date: ORCA Family Get Together March 26, 12-4pm

Bring a picnic, bikes, basketball or soccer ball and come play at HJ Carroll Park! An informal get together to connect and have fun. All OCEAN families are invited.


Questions: Contact ptorcaboard@gmail.com

Human Growth and Development Info Session

In grades 5-12 we will be teaching Human Growth & Development lessons the week of March 28. (Grades 11 and 12 will start March 22).


The lessons include age appropriate comprehensive sexual health education and HIV prevention instruction as required by RCW 28A.230.070 and RCW 28A.300.475.


A parent info session will be held Monday, March 7, 5-5:30pm where we will review the curriculum and have an opportunity for families to ask questions. Zoom link.

Running Start Info Sessions

Learn how high school juniors and seniors can earn college credit tuition free.

Monday, February 28
Tuesday, March 8
Wednesday, April 13

All sessions are at 6:00 pm via Zoom

Register at https://pencol.edu/running-start/running-start-information-nights-schedule

Upcoming Events

Conferencing Day - No OCEAN Classes - February 28

Running Start Info Session - February 28, 6pm

Parent Coffee and Volunteer - Tuesday, March 1, 8:30-10am

ORCA/ASB Bake Sale - Wednesday, March 2

5th Grade Field Trip with MB - March 7 (rescheduled date)

Running Start Info Session - March 8, 6pm

Plant-a-thon - Saturday, March 12

ORCA Meeting, March 24, 5-6:50pm

ORCA Family Get Together at HJ Carroll - Saturday, March 26

State Testing - April 25-May 6

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Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator for State Law (RCW 28A.640/28A.642): Amy Khile, 1610 Blaine Street , (360) 379-4603, akhile@ptschools.org


Title IX Officer: Laurie McGinnis, 1610 Blaine Street, (360) 379-4602, lmcginnis@ptschools.org


Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Shelby MacMeekin, 1610 Blaine Street, (360) 379-4366, smacmeekin@ptschools.org

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