News & Announcements

Chancellor's Message March 1, 2021

Dear OPA Families,
Join OPA’s month-long celebration of books! Read Across America Day, also known as Dr
Seuss Day, is a yearly observance in the USA inaugurated by the NEA (National Education
Association). It is held on the school day that is nearest to 2 March, Dr Seuss birthday. Theodor
Seuss Geisel was an American artist, book publisher, animator, poet, a political cartoonist as well
as an author. He is best known for authoring over 60 children’s books.

OPA Message 2/25/2021

I hope that you all had a wonderful week. We are heading in to spring, which is a very busy time at OPA! With COVID-19 numbers continuing to go down and more people getting vaccinated, we are very hopeful to be able to bring some normalcy and more OPA traditions back to our OPA community soon!

Chancellor's Message February 21, 2021

Dear OPA Families,
Please join us as we celebrate Read Across America Day at OPA on Tuesday, March 2nd, also
known as Dr. Seuss Day. You can volunteer to be a GUEST READER in your child’s classroom (virtually). You can also participate in our month long BOOK DRIVE. All books will be donated to a local
school in need. You may place an order online through scholastic during the OPA Book
Fair which begins on March 8th - March 22nd. Happy Reading!

OPA Message 2/11/2021

It has been a busy week at OPA and we are all looking forward to a four day weekend! As a reminder, OPA will be observing President’s Day this weekend and there will be no school on Friday, February 12 and Monday, February 15, 2021.

Friday Message 2/8/2021

It has been a great week having some of our students back on campus for hybrid learning. The return was extremely smooth, and I want to thank the staff at both campuses for their hard work making the return to hybrid learning such a success.

Announcement from Jill Marks

I recently shared with the Board of Directors my intent to retire in June 2021. I am looking forward to that wonderful stage in life where I can shift my focus to family, travel and personal interests!

Chancellor's Message January 31, 2021

Dear OPA Families,
I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! As you are aware, last Thursday night, our Board of
Directors approved a plan that would allow our school to open for in-person hybrid learning.
Champions who attended the in-person hybrid program before winter break have the opportunity
to return to in-person learning and follow the same schedule starting tomorrow. Please review
the information below for students who attend in person. Champions that were participating in
our virtual program will continue to attend their classes virtually. This week Thursday and
Friday are both MINIMUM & VIRTUAL for all students due to parent/professor conferences.

Return to Hybrid Instruction

Last night the OPA Board of Directors approved the plan to reopen our schools for hybrid learning on Monday, February 1, 2021. Champions who attended school in-person prior to winter break will be able to return to in-person, hybrid learning following their normal schedule. Those champions who were part of the virtual cohort before winter break will continue learning virtually.

Chancellor's Message January 24th, 2021

Dear OPA Families,
School choice means giving parents access to the best K-12 education options for their children. OPA believes that our Champions deserve an
effective, high quality, challenging, and motivating education. We thank you for making Oxford
Preparatory Academy- South Orange County your school of choice. Please join us in celebrating
school of Choice week January 25th - 29th and share with others why OPA is your school of

Friday Message 1/22/2021

Thank you for another great week OPA! This week we all witnessed several important milestones as we watched our democracy in action through the peaceful transfer of power to a new president. Our country now has its first woman Vice President, our first African American Vice President, and our first South Asian Vice President. I am so proud to be part of this great nation, where so many more children now can see a bit of themselves in our national leadership.
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