Marie Cooper

OA Trout Released at Riverwood Park

The students in Environmental Science and Marine Science had the pleasure of participating in the “Trout in the Classroom” program. Ocean Academy students witnessed the life cycle of trout firsthand and recently released them in the stream at Riverwood Park.  Students had the opportunity to release trout individually as well as record the fish acclimating and …

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OA at Brookdale CC

By R Scheiderman and an OA student On May 11th, Ocean Academy attended a Colloquium Conference sponsored by the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Cchange) at Brookdale Community College; which focused on facing racism. Dr. Terrence Roberts was 15 years old when Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas was integrated. After …

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Facing Racism

Several students from Ocean Academy participated in the “Facing Racism” student art project sponsored by “cchange” at Brookdale Community College.  The exhibit opened Sunday, April 10th and will continue through December 16th.  Many local schools, along with OA contributed to the exhibit.  Each school submitted an artistic “face” of racism, as well as an essay demonstrating …

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