January 26, 2024
Here are the new announcements in this newsletter:
- Free Breakfast
- Invention Convention
- High School Semester Ends Feb1
- No School Feb 2
- OCEAN High School Student of the Week
Free Breakfast M-F 8:25-8:45am
All OCEAN students have access to school breakfast at no cost. Starting Monday students can enter Blue Heron from the door next to Judd and Koyuki's room using a four digit door code.
Students will walk to the cafeteria, pick up a breakfast, and return to their classroom or the OCEAN tent to eat breakfast.
Students can ask a teacher or the OCEAN office for the door code.
Invention Convention takes place on March 26th at 5:30
Hello wonderful families! The Science Fair/Invention Convention takes place on March 26th at 5:30.
K-5 families check your kids backpacks for learning packets! Our K-5 learning focus is the Scientific Method and hands-on experiments. The Middle School students learning focus is on Inventions. Check your google classroom for more info!
6-8 Families students have begun their Invention Convention projects and more info is in Google Classroom
9-12 Families students will begin work in Science classrooms.
COUNTDOWN: 60 Days to the Science Fair
High School Semester Ends February 1
High School Semester ends February 1. Students should ensure all course work and activity logs and portfolios are turned into to teacher for grading.
No School February 2 - Semester Break.
Friday February 2 Schools are closed for the semester break. There are no OCEAN classes.
OCEAN High School Student of the Week
OCEAN student of the week is sophomore William Dejarnatt. William is a Renaissance man. In addition to excelling in his academic classes, he is a leader in the maritime boats class and the violin class. He demonstrates a dedication toward being the best student and person he can be. He is on the path of becoming an excellent life long learner.
See what has been happening at OCEAN.
Information from previous newsletters:
Monthly Meal for OCEAN Teachers & Staff
The OCEAN teachers and staff greatly appreciate support from those who are able to provide a nourishing meal or hearty snack 1 x month on their busy Friday conference days. They are often hustling between conferences and knowing there is a meal waiting in the office is an amazing gift to them. Show your appreciation for our amazing OCEAN staff with food! *SIGN UP TO FEED THE OCEAN STAFF. A big thank you to the OCEAN community for your food love!! Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Highly Capable Referrals - Due by January 31, 2024
The window for Highly Capable Services referral is open until Jan 31. All students in second and fifth grade will be screened for potential eligibility, using multiple measures. However, students of any grade, K-11 can be referred for services.
Which students should be referred for Highly Capable Program (HCP) services?
Highly capable students are students who perform or show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences, or environments.
How can I find out more information?
Referral information can be found on the PT Schools website, and all questions and referrals should be submitted to your school counselor.
- January 31, Highly Capable Referral Deadline
- Feb 1, End of First Semester
- February 2 No School - Semester Break
- February 16 - School in Session Makeup snow day
- February 19-23 No School February Break
- February 26 - No OCEAN Classes Conferencing Day
Port Townsend School District No. 50 does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, immigration status, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. The district provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and all other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
Title IX Coordinator, Darrell Thomas, (360) 379-4548,email@example.com
Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Shelby MacMeekin, (360) 379-4366, firstname.lastname@example.org
Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator, Darrell Thomas, (360) 379-4548, email@example.com