The O'Farrell Charter School

Winner of the National Excellence in Urban Education Award

Middle School News

Middle School Hours 2018-2019

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 7:45 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.
Wed: 7:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

To ensure student safety, please do not pick up or drop off in the middle school parking lot. Thank you for your understanding.
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No School

There will be no school on Friday, February 15 and Monday, February 18 in honor of the birthdays of both President Lincoln and President Washington. Classes will resume on Tuesday, February 19.
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Fall Parent Nights

9/26: Don't Be Fooled: Internet Safety Tips
10/10: Parents are the Key to Preventing Substance Abuse
11/7: Why Dads Matter in School
12/5: Family Dream Boards

All meetings will take place in the OCS cafeteria from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Contact FSS at 619-263-3009, option #5 for more information.
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6th Grade Camp

Students leave for camp on Tuesday, November 13. Students must arrive by 7:45 a.m. packed and ready to go. All items must be labeled with the student's name. Medications must be kept in a separate clear "ziplock" bag. Any medications must have been submitted ahead of time with doctor's authorization with the camp paperwork.
Buses will return at noon on Friday, November 16. Please see the link for the recommended packing list from Cuyamaca Outdoor School.
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UPDATE: Camp Dates Modified

Modified: Wednesday, November 14 – Friday, November 16

Students going to camp need to check-in at the Auditorium by 7:40am on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Students will remain at camp until 12:00 noon on Friday, November 16, 2018.

Parents of students going to camp are encouraged to pick-up their students at 12:00 noon on Friday from school.

Students that are not attending camp need to report to school at the regularly scheduled time to Room 203 to pick up their alternate class schedule.

If you have additional questions please contact:
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PAL Conferences-Minimum Days, Sept 17-21

Partnership for Academic Learning (PAL) Conferences will take place Sept 17-21. Middle School students will have minimum days all week and will be released at 1:00 p.m. each day. PAL Conferences are an opportunity to discuss your child’s progress from last year and set goals for the next year, and for the future. Your child’s homebase teacher will contact you to schedule your conference time. We look forward to this opportunity to partner with you in your child’s education
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