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Point Reyes Science Camp

Click article title for flyer with more information. Science Camp is November 12-15 and the Mandatory Meeting for those attending is November 5 @ 4:30 PM in San Andreas.

Attention - Lunch Program Participants

We have audited lunch participation against Workshop Attendance and we are finding that some students are getting lunch on days they do not qualify. Please click on article title for more rules and guidelines for the lunch program.

Teddy Bear Clinic - New Last Day to Sign Up

This is a fun event at Mark Twain Hospital for Kindergartners. This experience is geared for enrolled Kindergarten students and their chaperones, not younger/older siblings. This year our school is invited to come on Tuesday, October 1 form 9 AM -12 Noon. If you are interested in attending this field trip, please sign up with Dana at the front desk in San Andreas. She will need to know how many K students and how many adults are planning on attending and their names. THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THIS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 23. Click on article title for more information.

Nature Journaling

Come join Sally and Kayle for a mini lesson on Nature Journaling! You will learn how to create your own nature journal, hone in your observation skills, and learn about your environment by using these skills. If you come to Science Camp you can use this new skill to help you learn more about Point Reyes! Wednesday, September 18 from 12;30-1. Click article title for flyer with more information.

Columbia College Claim Jumper Day

Columbia College Claim Jumper Day will be on Thursday, September 19th. This will be a tour with lunch provided at Columbia College. Claim Jumper is for 11th and 12th grade students only. You need to sign up by September 12th, in order to RSVP for lunches. There are sign-up sheets on the college/career board near Sisene's office and in the Huckleberry room. Students will meet here at the San Andreas Mountain Oaks site by 8:45 AM (including Amador students). We will provide transportation and be back no later than 2 PM.

Students Still Needed for Lango Tango Classes

Students MUST commit to attending Tuesday & Thursday. Mentor referral no longer required. In order to run successful literature circles, we need a few more students to round off our groups! Click article title for more information.

PSAT and SAT Test Information

On Wednesday, October 16, at 8:45 AM - 1 PM, Mountain Oaks in San Andreas will provide the PSAT test for 10/11th graders and SATs for 11/12th graders. Click article title for more information.

Rewards 2.0

Mountain Oaks is changing the way we do rewards in exciting new ways! Click article title for more information!

Rewards for i-Ready and CAASPP Testing

If you earned rewards for i-Ready or CAASPP testing from the end of last school year, you may pick them up from Samantha beginning on Tuesday, August 13 at the San Andreas site. All rewards must be claimed by Monday, September 30. Click the article title to view Gift Yourself by Excelling @ i-Ready and Gift Yourself by Excelling 2 CAASPP information.

San Andreas Library Hours

Regular hours for the San Andreas Library this year will be from 8:30AM to 4:30PM. The library will be closed daily from 12-1PM for lunch. Chromebooks may be returned and checked out from 12-12:10PM and 12:50-1PM.

Welcome to Our New Administrator

We are pleased to introduce to you William (Bill) Redford, Ed.D. Bill is pictured with his daughter Addie (age 8). He also has another daughter, Cassidy (age 2). His wife Jennifer will be working for the Tuolumne County Office of Education. The family is currently in the process of moving from Chino, CA and are looking forward to being back in Northern California and the foothills. Click article title to learn more.
Bill Redford

Congratulations 2019 ROV Ranger Team!

Congratulations to our 2019 ROV Ranger Team for winning the Harry Bohm/Jill Zande “Sharkpedo” Award at the Marine Advanced Technology Education (M.A.T.E.) World Championship Competition in Kingsport, Tennessee! This award was for the best Engineering Innovation and Originality, thinking outside the box, of an underwater ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle). Mt. Oaks' sponsored team consisted of Mt. Oaks' seniors Shannon Woodside and Hans Baschy, and Brett Harte student Lars Baschy. After placing 2nd overall and 1st in the Engineering Presentation at Monterey Regional, the team continued working and practicing for the past month before driving to Tennessee. The top 10% of teams from around the world made up the 70 teams from 18 countries who competed at this exciting 3-day event. It was a well-deserved honor and opportunity for our amazing students. Thank you to our project advisors Rose Justi and Stephanie Woodside, MaryAnne Garamendi, Monika Riedel, and all who contributed for the team expenses, especially the Mt. Oaks Board, GoFundMe benefactors, and San Andreas' Napa Auto Parts. Click article title to see pictures.

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