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 […]

A Students Guide for Testing

A Students Guide for Testing

The state assessment tests are right around the corner. Quarter three interim assessments are the week of April 18. High school students everywhere struggle to find effective methods to prepare for a week long of testing. Between juggling studying, homework assignments, work and a social life, it can be tricky for teenagers to prioritize and to […]

You’re Invited to Our College and Career Fair

You’re Invited to Our College and Career Fair

We recognize that making a decision on where to attend college and what to study can be a daunting task for high school students and their parents. That’s why Oracle Charter School offers a unique opportunity to explore career paths and meet college representatives all in one evening. Join us on Thursday, April 7 as […]

Common Misconceptions About Charter Schools

Common Misconceptions About Charter Schools

At our Open House Saturday, March 5th, a lot of parents asked about the difference between Charter Schools and Public Schools. There seems be a lot of common misconceptions about Charter Schools, especially when it comes to who pays for the education. In order to help folks understand what the difference is between a Charter school and […]

In the Spotlight: Teacher Michael Schroeder Brings Global Perspective to Classroom

In the Spotlight: Teacher Michael Schroeder Brings Global Perspective to Classroom

You’ve been learning a lot about Oracle Charter School’s (OCS) vibrant, diverse staff with impressive backgrounds in our “In the Spotlight series.” Did you know that one of our teachers got his start overseas? Social Studies teacher Michael Schroeder began teaching in Russia at a specialized language school. He taught overseas during two summer workshops […]