Under a Starry Sky: Prom 2016

Under a Starry Sky: Prom 2016

The glitz and glamour of prom is enough to make any high school student feel like a celebrity for a night. The girls get to shop for fancy dresses, have their nails done and get a one-night only hairdo, while the guys rent tuxes or dress up in their finest suit. There’s a lot of […]

Electrophoresis: A Cutting Edge Science Lesson

Electrophoresis: A Cutting Edge Science Lesson

Many of us dissected a frog or a rat in a high school science class. We all had our strange and sometimes gross science experiments we participated in as teenagers. But just like computers, fashion and a lot of other things, times have changed and our students are now using cutting edge biotechnology in science […]

Honoring our Students at the Awards Breakfast

Honoring our Students at the Awards Breakfast

Jaylan Smith and Abdi Ahmed The library at Oracle Charter School (OCS) was packed full with excited parents and students attending the quarterly Awards Breakfast on Wednesday, May 11. Students sat in their seats, eagerly awaiting their names to be called so they could collect their certificates. The morning started out with a welcome from Dean […]

Stay in the Loop with Oracle Charter School

Stay in the Loop with Oracle Charter School

Next week will be an action-packed week for Oracle Charter School (OCS) as we have many exciting, upcoming activities. On Wednesday, May 11, we will be hosting our Award’s Breakfast. The breakfast is held to honor students who made the Dean’s List, Honor Roll and Merit Roll. There is also award for Most Improved: a […]

Rigorous Class Assignments Expand Student Thinking

Rigorous Class Assignments Expand Student Thinking

You may or may not know that the New York State Common Core standards don’t yet apply to global studies in high schools. But one future forward teacher at Oracle Charter School is anticipating the Regents 2018 change and she’s preparing them now with rigorous and effective classroom assignments. We sat down with Global II […]