Principal's Blog

October 22nd Principal’s Update

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Orange Charter Families, It has been an unusually busy (and productive) week at Orange Charter School, even by our standards! The week got off to a tremendous start at this Sunday’s Hillsborough Handmade (Puppet) Parade. What an ideal showcase for our arts & community-centered school! Thanks to all who attended. We were by far one […]

October 8th Principal’s Update

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Orange Charter Families, Just like Project-Based Learning pioneers Sylvia Chard and Lillian Katz, I believe that school life should be a reflection of real life. Periods of intense solo work should be balanced with periods of intense collaborative work which should be balanced with opportunities for lighter work and reflection which should be balanced with […]

Save the Date: Fall Fest is October 4th from 2-4 PM

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October 4th 2pm – 4pm Come celebrate our school community and the arrival of Fall! Check out the sign – up genius to see how you can help http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ea5a62cabff2-fall Lots of FREE games and crafts Purchase books at the Book Fair Small refreshments will be for sale And MUCH, MUCH more!!!

2014-2015 Welcome Back Message from Mr. Corcoran

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August 4th, 2014 Hello, OCS Families! August has arrived and that means it is time to officially welcome everyone to the start of the 2014-2015 school year! Staff members and I have been working hard, in a number of different ways (cleaning, interviewing, attending workshops, painting, reading, renovating…etc., you get the point:)), to prepare for […]

2014-2015 School Supply Lists

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Click here to access a school supply list for all grade levels. Happy back-to-school shopping!    

Find a carpool to OCS by clicking here!

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Orange Charter School Carpool Group Page Orange Charter School has arranged a free carpool matching service for you at Carpoolworld! We are very pleased to have you join us in commuting more efficiently and helping to save the natural environment while you save on your transportation expenses.

After-School has arrived at OCS!

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Reserve your spot in our new After-School Program by submitting your registration form and $35 fee to the main office. These forms are available in the main office or by clicking here. The program will serve students in grades K-8 and offer academic support, structured physical activities, games, crafts, technology enrichment, and a Leadership Training Program […]

Mr. Corcoran’s Top 10

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My, how the time has flown by this school year!   Here are my top 10 unforgettable memories from 2013-2014:   10. Pi Day. Never in my life have I been the target of such, ahem (pie in the face), affection. Fun with an academic purpose!   9. Quality (bonus) time spent with my three […]

Board of Directors Candidate Resumes

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This year’s OCS Board of Directors Election lasts from Friday, 5/23 through Thursday, 5/29. Presenting your candidates: Tammy Andino Lisa Dukelow Dr. Richard Peterson Jake Pope Chris Swift      

OCS Parent Pulse Survey for Spring 2014

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OCS Parents, Thank you for the central role you’ve played in our undeniable success this school year!!! Your feedback is needed to help inform our priority areas for improvement and long-range planning. Survey completion should take between 5-10 minutes. Click here to access the survey or go to:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ocsparentpulsespring2014