If you have received a letter assigning your student to Montera for the 2017-2018 school year, please read on for the important next steps to confirm your student's placement.
On Saturday, May 6th, the Montera Advanced Band and Advanced Orchestra competed in the Music in the Parks Festival at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. The Band scored a rating of “Excellent” and finished 2nd Place in their division. The Orchestra scored a rating of “Superior” and finished 1st Place in their division, and won the award for Best Overall Orchestra. Together, the Montera Band and Orchestra also received the Esprit de Corps Award, given to the one school (out of 15) that demonstrates exemplary behavior and citizenship throughout the festival weekend. Congratulations to the Montera Band and Orchestra on their outstanding performances and achievements! WAY TO GO, TOROS!!!
Montera will be hosting its Fourth Annual Career Day! This year, it will take place on Wednesday, May 31st. The goal is the same: to get as many people as we can to educate and inspire our students about their different professions in every class (periods 2-6). If you or anyone in your network is interested in sharing with our students , please read on...
CONGRATULATIONS to the Montera Girls Basketball Team for winning 1st Place in the OUSD Middle School League. The Montera Girls Soccer Teams also won 1st and 2nd Place in the OUSD Middle School League. In addition, our Montera Cheer Team for won 1st Place in Cheer and also won 1st Place in Dance. GO TOROS!
Max Gochman finished in fourth place in the Alameda County Spelling Bee on March 24, 2017, following his first place finish during the OUSD Spelling Bee, which he's won two years straight. Congratulations, Max!
Be sure to read the latest issue of the Toro Times - our newest (and completely student-run) school newspaper. The first issue was distributed during advisory last Friday. You may read the newspaper online on the Toro Times page (under "NEWS") on this website.
The 2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available on the Oakland Unified School District website at www.ousd.org/districtcalendar. The first day of school is Monday, August 21, 2017 and the last day is Thursday, June 7, 2018.
8th grade is a special year and there are several events to look forward to: the 8th grade picnic, dance and promotion! Parents and students need to raise money to pay for these events.We also need volunteers to help plan and work at these events.
Montera Community, We NEED your HELP! We've only met about 40% of our budget goal for the 2016-2017 school year, and funding requests keep rolling in -- without your support we won't be able to keep funding the commitments the school has come to rely on us for. A gift to the Montera PTO is tax-deductible, and helps all our children thrive. If every family in the school gave $60, we'd meet our fundraising goal. We know not everyone can give that much, but truly any amount helps. To find out how to contribute, read more...
Did you know last year Montera received over $7000 from programs such as eScript and Lucky Share Cards? This year, Montera has only received $500 from these types of organizations. You can help Montera to bridge our budget gap by signing up for eScript today. It only takes 5 minutes and once you are signed up, just enter your telephone # at the checkout stand each time you shop and Montera will be awarded a portion of your purchase! How easy is that?