The Out-of-Door Academy celebrated Thanksgiving this year with a mixture of school spirit and community service. The students and faculty combined assemblies, concerts, Turkey Bowls, and Brains -vs- Brawn with Thanksgiving meal donations to Gocio Elementary School and the Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program.
With an increasing focus on STEM throughout educational institutions, Out-of-Door STEM teacher, Derek Wiberg, shares the importance of STEM curriculum to our students and how it will prepare them for the future. Click above to read more.
The Class of 2003 celebrated their ten-year reunion last weekend. They participated in several gatherings, and celebrated with former teachers and Head of School, David Mahler. It was wonderful to see so many members of the Class of 2003 back in Sarasota!
Joanne Barrett and Danielle Goldsby were recently published in the November 2013 issue of Learning and Leading with Technology on their blogging project with the 6th grade. Click above to read the article.
Students came together from different classes and clubs combining their passions and talents to create a successful Global Day of Play which has won accolades from the Imagination Foundation. The event and project truly exemplifies the spirit of the ODA community and the power of collaboration and innovation. Click above to read more.
Out-of-Door was recently recognized by All Faiths Food Bank for outstanding efforts in support of Hunger Action Month. The school received an Orange Peel Award and funding for the school's food assistance programs which will be donated to Gocio.