The owl Express

updated 05/27/2020

Message from Ms. Despenza

May 27, 2020

Hello OGA students & families! Ms. Despenza's final video message for the 2019-2020 school year is now available on facebook & The Owl Express. We hope you have an owl-some summer!!!!! We can't wait to see you back in the fall :)

may 15, 2020

See the schedule below for when you can pick up your child's items & drop off any library books or textbooks. If you are unable to come on the designated day & time, make-up days/times will be scheduled the week of 5/26/20. Days/times will be shared on or before 5/26/2020. Updated schedule has 6th grade drop-off/pick-up on Tuesday, May 26, and sibling drop-off/pick-up on Wednesday, May 27.

May 13, 2020

Today's quick message: A detailed schedule for student pick up & return of items will be shared on Friday. Thank you to our amazing PTA & families for celebrating our teachers!

May 8, 2020

Congratulations to Tristan H. for placing 11th in the MathLeague Florida State Championship 5th-grade division! Don't forget to continue following OGA OWLS Expectations, even when at home! Have a OWL-some weekend!

May 6, 2020

Don't forget that this week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you to all of our OWL-some OGA teachers who are dedicated to making distance learning a success! Also, thank you to all of the parents who are co-teaching with us - we appreciate you!!

May 1, 2020

Happy Friday OGA! See the surprise Ms. Despenza received in celebration of National School Principal Day. Have a wonderful weekend!

April 29, 2020

Today is National Denim Day! Thank you to all students who are participating in the weekly Math Challenge! Have a great rest of the week!

April 24, 2020

As we finish week 4 of distance learning, an extra thank you to everyone! It takes all of you to make things work as seamless as possible! Please note, Ms. Despenza's video messages will be available on Wednesdays & Fridays.

April 22, 2020

A reminder as you get some fresh air, playgrounds aren't being used often so there are probably a lot of insects living there (trust Ms. Despenza, as she was stung today). Be careful! Stay safe!

April 21, 2020

Due to some technical difficulties, Ms. Despenza's video message won't be posted until tomorrow (4/22/20). Stay tuned!!

April 16, 2020

Ms. Despenza, Ms. Wuthrich, Ms. Hale, & Ms. Scheid are in today's message. Listen to hear the winning name of the OGA Owl!

April 14, 2020

Hello OGA students, parents, and staff!

Don't forget the weekly math challenge & to vote for the name of the OGA Owl! You can vote here:

APril 9, 2020

Hello OGA students, families, and staff!

Don't forget to vote for the name of the OGA Owl at: You will have to sign in to your Google account in order to complete the form (sign in through your LaunchPad). Have a wonderful weekend!

April 7, 2020

Happy Tuesday OGA students, families & staff!

Don't forget this week's Math Challenge & to upload your Special Area assignments!

April 2, 2020

Hello OGA students, families, and teachers!

While there, don't forget to solve the Weekly Math Challenge! Thank you for you patience as we work out the kinks to distance learning!

March 31, 2020

Hello OGA students and families!

After listening to Ms. Despenza, don't forget to give your input. What should we name the OGA Owl? Share your suggestion here.

March 26, 2020

Hello OGA students and families!

After listening to Ms. Despenza, you can watch the Wave Parade by clicking here.