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Made in Hayward Oratorical Festival
Do you dream of speaking in front of an audience and moving people with your words? Do you have a talent that jumps off the page? This could be your moment! We are looking for talented young people to compete in the Made in Hayward (MIH) Oratorical Festival on May 2nd. You, or a young person you know, could become Hayward’s next Youth Public Speaker! If you are interested in participating at the Oratorical Festival please click on the link below for more details. DEADLINE for APPLICATIONS is APRIL 18!
End-of-Year Participation Requirements
There are a number of exciting end-of-year events and celebrations planned over the next few weeks. In order to participate in these events students must maintain high standards for both behavior and academics. Please download the attachment below that details the end-of-year requirements for students to participate in all of the exciting end-of-year activities.
The New Bulldog Newsletter is Here!
Spring has arrived and so has the Bulldog Newsletter. Please download the March/April 2014 Bulldog Newsletter for more information on upcoming events.
Follow Ochoa on Social Media
Ochoa Middle School has a WordPress Blog, Facebook Page, and Twitter! Click on the links below:
Zero Tolerance for Bullying
Discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying are not acceptable ways to treat others. It is the intent of the Hayward Unified School District to provide a process for students, parents, and members of the community to address complaints of bullying to appropriate district personnel and to receive a prompt response to this complaint without fear of retaliation.
Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards - English Language Arts
The Council of the Great City Schools' parent roadmaps in English language arts/literacy provide guidance to parents about what their children will be learning and how they can support that learning in grades K-8. These parent roadmaps for each grade level also provide three-year snapshots showing how selected standards progress from year to year so that students will be college and career ready upon their graduation from high school.
Click the link below for more details:
Three minute video explaining the Common Core Standards
Click the link below for The Council of the Great City Schools' three minute video explaining the Common Core Standards. The video is in Spanish and English.