The O'Farrell Charter School

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Community Clean-Up Event


The O’Farrell Middle School will host our first community clean-up event. Students are invited to take part in this community service activity to show our neighbors that we appreciate and value our community. Students will be assigned to pick up trash along the streets that surround our campus. Students will be supervised by a school staff member at all times.

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m


Meet on the front lawn at O’Farrell at 8:30 a.m. Students will be provided
breakfast before being assigned to a team to clean up our neighborhood.


Turn in the permission slip to Mrs. Andersen by 8:00 a.m. on Friday,
November 3. Parents are more than welcome to join us as well; just let Mrs. Andersen know.
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Air Band Champions!

Congratulations to Mrs. Norton's home base for winning the 2017 Air Band Competition! All of the home bases did a fantastic job performing together on stage. Students are already planning for next year!
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Girls Volleyball CIF Tournament Game

The The O'Farrell Falcons will take on the Morse Tigers for the first round of the CIF tournament on Oct 31 at 7:00pm. The game will take place at the Morse High School gym. Come cheer our girls on to victory!

Tickets will be sold at the door.
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Homebase Olympics

Congratulations to the following award winners from our Middle School Homebase Olympics. It has been a great week of sports, academic bowls, fun games, and lots of school spirit!

6th Grade:
1st-Mrs. Logan, 2nd-Ms. Aghamanoukian, 3rd-Mrs. Davis, Spirit Award-Mr. Islas, Sportsmanship Award-Ms. Trees

7th Grade
1st-Mr. Maytorena, 2nd-Mr. Tira, 3rd-Mrs. Thyne, Spirit Award-Mrs. Hagan, Sportsmanship Award-Mrs. Alamillo

8th Grade:
1st-Mr. Eberlin, 2nd-Ms. Su, 3rd-Mr. Rice, Spirit Award-Mrs. Jackson, Sportsmanship Award-Mr. Thyne
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Girls Varsity Volleyball Wins League!

The girls varsity volleyball team are league champs! They were nearly undefeated in league play and look to take that momentum into the post season. Come cheer your Falcons on as they enter the CIF tournament next week (Week of Oct 30)!
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Someone Like Me-Adolescent Bullying Awareness Program

We were excited to welcome the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theater presentation for our middle school students. Someone Like Me, an adolescent bullying awareness program, was presented to all sixth, seventh, eighth graders on Monday, October 23. Please see the attached flyer for more information about the program.
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AVID Schoolwide Site of Distinction

We are excited to share that The O’Farrell Charter School has been named an AVID Schoolwide Site of Distinction. This designation represents the highest level of AVID implementation fidelity demonstrating excellence in instructional practice and the promotion of college readiness schoolwide. Congratulations to our staff and students. We are proud of the hard work we do in our classrooms!
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