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Posted 05/25/2017 08:00AM
While volunteering during the 2016 presidential election, phone banking and going door-to-door to encourage people to vote, Edward Hamburger '20 met District 73 Representative Joe Gruters, who was impressed with the young man's work ethics and recommended him to participate in the Page & Messenger Program during the 2017 legislative session.
Posted 05/23/2017 03:00PM
Students in Ms. Jessica Urbans' fourth-grade STEM class, completed an inquiry unit on cell structure and function on May 19th.
Posted 05/23/2017 08:00AM
On May 16th, sixth-grade students hosted a research symposium in the Blackbox Theater. English teacher, Ms. Alex Lonsdale and Science teacher, Mrs. Katie Walters created a cross-curricular unit for their sixth-grade students titled "Creating a Coastal Conservationist".
Posted 05/23/2017 06:00AM
On May 19th, Mr. Ken Sommers' AP US History classes presented their American immigration stories by bringing delicious dishes that reflect their family's heritages
Posted 05/19/2017 07:00AM
On Thursday, May 11th, ODA's eighth-grade history classes participated in the mock trial of Lieutenant William Calley, Jr.
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- MonMay29 Memorial Day-No School SK & LWR
- TueMay30 3rd Grade Field Trip
- TueMay30 MS Final Exams 8:30 AM to 12:00 PMLWR - Savidge-Bowers Library & Petrik Commons
- TueMay30 2017 Final Science Exam 9:00 AM to 11:00 AMLWR
- TueMay30 5th Grade Cookout 5:00 PM to 7:00 PMSK-Mulch Area
- WedMay31 MS Final Exams 8:30 AM to 12:00 PMLWR - Savidge-Bowers Library & Petrik Commons
- WedMay31 2017 Final World Language Exam 9:00 AM to 11:00 AMLWR
- WedMay31 2017 Final Exam for Exam Time Conflicts 1:00 PM to 3:00 PMLWR
- ThuJun01 Last Day of Classes-All Grades SK & LWR
- ThuJun01 SK Early Dismissal SK
- ThuJun01 Middle School Awards Assembly 8:45 AMLWR - Thunderdome
- ThuJun01 Upper School Awards Assembly 10:00 AMLWR - Thunderdome
- ThuJun01 Senior Commencement Rehearsal 11:00 AM to 2:00 PMLWR - Thunderdome
- ThuJun01 Senior Dinner 6:00 PMLWR-Petrik Thunderdome
- FriJun02 Lower School 5th Grade Graduation 9:00 AMSiesta Key Chapel
- FriJun02 Alternate-Junior Essay Workshop 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMLWR-The Dick Vitale Student Center
- FriJun02 Middle School 8th Grade Graduation 4:00 PMLWR - Thunderdome
- SatJun03 SAT Exam LWR
- SatJun03 Senior Commencement 2:00 PMLWR - Thunderdome
- MonJun05 Junior Essay Writing Workshop 10:00 AM to 3:00 PMLWR-Dick Vitale Family Student Center
- WedJun07 ODA Family Trip to Peru-Departure
- SatJun10 ACT Exam LWR
- SatJun10 ODA Family Trip to China-Departure
- ThuJun15 ODA Family Trip to Peru-Returns
- SatJun24 Bay Village Concert 2:30 PMBay Village, 8400 Vamo Road, Sarasota
- MonJun26 ODA Family Trip to China-Return
- SatJul08 ODA Family Trip to Spain-Departure