Month: July 2017

Emotions

By: Alyssa Saunders,  School Social Worker and Alysha Simmons, Instructional Paraprofessional During Social Skills Mr. Berman’s class discussed the varying emotions we feel each day. Students also demonstrated the different facial expressions that portray these emotions. As a class the students further discussed how it is difficult to convey emotions through text message and how emojis …

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Respect the Talent!

By John Condoleon “Mr. C.”, Instructional Paraprofessional   During the extended school year program at Ocean Academy, the students have been learning different aspects of drama. From improvisation to stage work, students have been engaged and having fun learning about drama and what it has to offer! Drama and acting allow students to break out …

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Blueberry Picking

By: Thomas Goldberg, History Teacher Nothing says summertime like some fresh blueberries, and so off to the blueberry farm Ocean Academy went!  It was certainly hot, but the freshly picked blueberries made it all worthwhile.  Some students and staff could not resist temptation and even ate some blueberries while they were picking!  Each student walked …

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Graduation 2017

By: Charla Cole, Instructional Paraprofessional/Substitute Teacher This year’s third annual graduation held at Ocean County College was another great success! The graduating class of 2017 was composed of seven seniors who were all inspiring examples of personal growth, accomplishment, and academic progress. As a colorful slideshow of candid photographs filled the screen, Mr. Corbett gave …

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Seining the Bay

By: Kathleen Caffee, Science Teacher  Biology students were able to take to the Barnegat Bay in Berkeley Island County Park.  They used their new seining skills in an effort to capture various organisms in the bay.  They succeeded in capturing a comb jellies, northern pipefish, mud dog whelks, and many blue claw crabs.  Some students …

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Cheryl Hulteen

By: Cheryl Hulteen Ocean Academy gives place to space in the heart of learning, creating the individual, and yet combined creative learning ecosystem for every child they encounter. Knowing the ecosystem you are living in helps you know how, where and that you do belong. We are all looking for our place to reveal our best …

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