Building Better Tomorrows, One Life at a Time

April 2017

Congratulations Robert Austin, Field Instructor of the Year!!!!

By: Alysha Simmons, Intern   My time here at Ocean Academy has been such as asset to me both professionally, and personally.  All the staff and students have accepted me with open arms, allowing me to be a part of their community.  I credit this partly to Rob Austin, my supervisor.  He saw my strengths …

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World War II

By: Robert Scheiderman/ Instructional Paraprofessional  As the 2017 school year continues to dwindle down, Ocean Academy’s 11th grade finds themselves deeply enmeshed in studying World War II.  As part of Ocean Academy’s continuing effort to infuse the creative Arts into our curriculum, the 11th grade recently incorporated a collage project into their studies of World …

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Wind Chimes

Mr. Berman, Elementary/Middle School Teacher   Mr Berman’s art infusion class just finished making their wind chimes. It took the class a few weeks but they are complete and making beautiful sounds outside in the world.  With just a few simple supplies (metal washers, wood, eye screws and fishing line) the students made wonderful presents …

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Spring Break!

By: Heather Lacher, Instructional Paraprofessional  What better way to kick off Spring Break then a Easter Egg Hunt? The students enjoyed the afternoon searching the school grounds with all of their classmates for eggs filled with candy! Afterward, the students and staff enjoyed a delightful Easter meal together. It was an Egg-cellent day all around, …

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Mrs. H…… Yes, Yes, Good….Improv!!!

By: Marie Cooper, Math Teacher On Thursday, 3/30/17, students spent the day with Cheryl Hulteen; author of Yes,Yes, Good, Good.  Students were introduced to improvisational skills to be used in the classroom. Students worked cooperatively embodying saying “yes” to their own ideas, “yes” to each other’s ideas, and making each other look “good”.  They improvised …

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Happy Birthday Mr. Corbett !

By: Teresa Salisbury/Educational Interpreter-Sign Language Interpreting  Happy Birthday!!  Students and staff surprised Mr. Corbett for his birthday!  The students worked behind the scenes to create unique gifts.  Conner entertained us with a rap he composed about Ocean Academy and Mr. Corbett.  Bethanie and Zach C. used their artistic talents to create beautiful pictures of Mr. …

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