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  • Bookaneer Book Fair Coming November 4-10

    The Bookaneer Book Fair, Where Books are the Treasure, will be held at the San Andreas site November 4-10, 2016 from 8:30A to 4:00P in the Library.  (It will be closed on Friday, November 11 for Veterans Day.)  The Book Fair is always an exciting celebration of reading, with hundreds of fun books available for purchase.   Everyone who comes dressed as a pirate can choose a free book from our prize books and, there will be daily scavenger hunts with prizes and a poster raffle. The Mountain Oaks School library receives a portion of the profits in books, so please give us your recommendations for which books to choose. 

    If you can help, please sign up in the library, online or call Sharon at 754-0532 ext. 2232.

    Click here to find out more about the Book Fair or shop online or sign up to be a volunteer!  (no experience necessary)

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  • Senior Trip Meeting

    There will be a Senior Trip Meeting on Friday, November 4th @ 1:00P.

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  • Mountain Oaks Photo Proofs

    Click here to view the proofs of the school photos which were taken on Wednesday, October 19. (password - school)

    Please note…images are NOT edited or retouched yet. They will do so on the pose you choose.

    Please make your selection and send the IMAGE FILE number (four digits after AP_) on the left side of the web page. Your decision is needed by TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1.

    If you ordered photos, but did not pay, please pay via Paypal. Paypal email is

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  • Sonora Site Photo Day

    The Sonora Site Photo Day will be on November 3rd from 9:30-11:30A.

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  • Seniors Can Now Order Senior Shirts

    Click here for Senior Shirt Order Form.

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  • Monika's Classes Cancelled

    The following classes will be cancelled on October 31st and November 1st.

    Monday - October 31st - Drone Academy, Dash, Claymation

    Tuesday - November 1st - Adobe Suite, Legos the Movie 1

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  • Mountain Oaks All-School Science Fair 2017

    The last day to sign up in the Huckleberry Room to participate in the Science Fair this year is Friday, January 20, 2017.

    The Science Fair will be held on Thursday, February 23.  Set-up will be from 1:30-2:30P, Interviews for Grades K-5 will be from 2:30-3:30P and Interviews for Grades 6-12 will be from 3:30-5:00P.

    There will be an announcement at Share Day on Friday, February 24 of those moving on to the County Science Fair. Science Fair Projects may be taken home at the close of Share Day on Friday, February 24.

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  • Trick or Treat Party

    What:   A Spooktacular Halloween Party

    When:  11:30A, Monday, October 31, 2016

    Where: The Huckleberry Room, SA site

    Who:    Everyone is welcome to join in the fun

    The Parade of Costumes starts at 11:30A in the courtyard, followed by Trick or Treating and games.

    Parents: Please bring treats (not necessarily candy) to Sharon in the library sometime before Oct. 31.  These will be used for Trick or Treating.

    Don't forget your Trick or Treat bag!

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  • Healthcare Careers Workshop

    On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, from 1-3P, Mountain Oaks School (San Andreas site) will host a Healthcare Careers Workshop presented by Explore HCC. This workshop is for our 7th-9th grade students. 

    The EXPLORE HCC Workshop will consist of six STEM based workshop stations, aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) that enable kids to have a hands-on, fun, engagement with the Brain, Heart, Lungs, Eyes, Ears, and Diet. Click here  to learn more about Explor HCC.  Each workshop station takes around 15 minutes. Workshops last 2 hours.  

    Call Sisene at 754-0532, ext. 2231 if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.

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  • The Future of Education in Calaveras County

    Teachers, Administrator, Parents, Community Stakeholders and School Personnel are all invited.  You have a voice and they want to hear it!

    Click here to see flyer with further information.

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  • Hearing and Vision Screening

    Carol Belot, the school nurse, will be coming to the San Andreas site to do hearing and visions screenings on Monday, October 31st from 10:00-2:30.  This is a  great opportunity to get a free screening done for our Mountain Oaks students.  Please call the front office at 754-0532, ext. 2258, to schedule an appointment. 

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  • Mountain Oaks T-shirts for Sale

    Mountain Oaks t-shirts are for sale at each site. Examples are posted on the Athletics board in San Andreas and with the site secretaries in Ione and Sonora. Order forms are available in all three locations. An order will be made Tuesday, October 4th, if you would like to place an order. Questions? Contact Kathie at extension 2242.

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  • The 2015-2016 Yearbooks Have Arrived!

    If you ordered a 2015-2016 Yearbook, they are now in!  Pick them up at the front desk in San Andreas.

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  • Sonora Workshop Instructors

    We are looking for a Pottery Workshop Instructor and a PE Workshop Instructor for the Sonora Site for Spring 2017.  If you are interested, please contact Anne Colman at or 754-0532 ext. 2252.

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  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Home School Days

    RESERVATIONS will be open SEPTEMBER 14 at 9:00A.

    Online Reservations only:

    Dates:  November 7 or 8, December 12 or 13, or January 9 or 10

    Tickets:  FREE

    This is not an organized Mountain Oaks Field Trip, but we wanted our home school families to know and explore this great opportunity for learning...

    • Each home school family may make a single reservation for up to 10 participants.

    • Each reservation must include at least one school-age student (ages 3-18) and no more than four adults.

    • Children ages two and under are admitted free of charge and do not need to be included in reservation numbers.

    • Families may only make one Home School Days or Field Trip reservation per school year; each family must have its own reservation.

    PLAN NOW - be ready to go online on September 14.  Explore “Life on the Edge".

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  • New Field Trip Information for 2016-2017

    Click here to see what is coming up this year as far as field trips go!

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  • Mouse Squad's Grand Prize Winner - Congratulations Taben R.

    Taben R. has won the Grand Prize for Mouse Squad's 2016 DIY Project Competition.  His entry, entitled "My Scratch Japanese Interface" demonstrated his proficiency in Scratch, a block programming platform, which allowed him to create a game that encourages students to master Japanese vocabulary.  Taben, a seventh grader, is a member of the MO Techies, one of Mountain Oak's two Mouse Squads.  Mouse has over 5,700 active student participants in China, Singapore, Ecuador and across the United States.  His prize is a $250.00 gift card to Best Buy to be used for future Mouse Squad activities. 

    Click here to watch an interview on Public Access TV with Taben - Winner of the 2016 DIY project for Mouse Squad, an International technology project.

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  • RSS and ICAL icons on the Calendar:

    NEW on the calendar. Click on the RSS and ICAL icons on the calendar for directions.
    RSS or ICAL can be subscribed to and the Mountain Oaks School calendar events will be added to your own personal calendar.  
    Questions? Call Kathie at (209) 754-0532  ext. 2242 or email at
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  • Employment Opportunities Available:
    Mountain Oaks School has classified and certificated positions available. Interested applicants may apply on EdJoin at:

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  • Free Counseling

    Counseling is available at NO COST to Calaveras County parents who are uninsured or have other insurance barriers. This program, offered by First 5 Calaveras is for parents who have children ages birth to 17 years of age. To find out more contact Cristi Canepa at Mind Matters 728-2184, or Joyce Peek at First 5 Calaveras 754-6916.

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  • Kick-Off Kamp Resources

    Click here for handouts and other resources from Kick-Off Kamp. Items will be added to this page as available.

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  • Covered California

    Please click here for information about medical insurance through Covered California.

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  • Contact Webmaster

    To email the webmaster and request that your child's name or photograph NOT appear on the Mountain Oaks Website, click on the "Questions or Feedback?" button in the green bar at the bottom of this page.
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Accredited by WASC since June, 1998.

In May 2014, we received K-12th accreditation through June 30, 2020!


Mountain Oaks offers the best of independent study at home, on-site classes and online educational opportunities. Our program focuses on providing an individualized, unique, high quality and standards-based learning plan for each student that includes flexibility through varied curriculum, individualized support and innovative opportunities. We honor parent and student choice, in the context of accountability to meet or exceed State/Common Core Standards. Each student and their family works with a fully credentialed teacher who focuses on optimizing the student's potential. As Mountain Oaks is a public charter school, there are no enrollment or tuition fees charged.

To enroll, call Samantha at
1-888-686-6257 ext. 2258

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