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  • New Students - Welcome!

    Welcome! We are excited and look forward to meeting our new incoming students. If you have received an assignment letter assigning you to Montera for the 2014-2015 school year, please read on...

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  • Testing Schedules in April and May

    Starting on Monday, April 28, Montera students will participate in a practice run of new standardized tests that are set to replace the STAR tests previously used in California. Unlike previous assessment testing formats our students have experienced, the new tests developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) will be administered online using Chromebook computers. Our daily bell schedules will be adjusted during testing days in April and May. Please read on for detailed information...

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  • PTO Meeting, May 6: “Learning the Montera Way” for Incoming Families

    All incoming students, parents and caregivers (and everyone else!) are warmly welcomed to attend the next Montera PTO meeting onTuesday, May 6 at 7 PM in the school library to learn about “The Montera Way”. You’ll hear from –– and be able to ask questions of –– current students, parents, teachers and administrators about how to make a successful transition to middle school, map out solid learning strategies, create a supportive and respectful environment and much more. We’ll also have the Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies team on hand to speak as well. Bring your questions and excitement. Go Toros!

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  • ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK BY MAY 9TH!

    Time is running out to order a yearbook! Students have until May 9th to order their yearbooks. Extras will not be ordered, so if your student wants a yearbook, they must place their order by May 9th. Yearbooks cost $35. Order forms are available on the school website or can be picked up from Mr. Holmes in Room 303. Don't miss out on your chance to take home your Montera memories!

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  • MONTERA WORLD CARNIVAL 2014! May 10th

    Join us on Saturday, May 10th for a celebration of diversity with an array of dance and music performances, games and friendly competitions, a fabulous beauty pavilion (temp tattoos, hair, nail stations, face painting), a video game truck, dunk-tank, delicious international cuisine, and lots of fun with our Montera community. We need your help to make it all happen! READ ON FOR MORE DETAILS...

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  • Read the Toro Times Spring 2014 Edition!

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  • Mandatory Registration Dates for All Students in August 2014

    In August, there will be mandatory registration for all Montera students (both new and returning) in the Multi-Use Room (MUR). 7th & 8th Grades may register on Monday, August 18th from 1-6PM, and on Tuesday, August 19th from 9AM-2PM. 6th Grade Registration will take place on Wednesday, August 20th from 1-6PM.

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  • First Day of School Next Year: August 25, 2014

    The full OUSD 2014-2015 calendar is now available.

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  • Speakers Needed for Montera Career Day, June 4

    Montera is hosting its annual Career Day on Wednesday, June 4, and we need your help to make it a success. Do you do something you love? Or even just like a lot? Great! Whatever your career –– engineer, carpenter, paramedic, baker, lawyer, you name it –– we would love for you to speak to our students about what you do, and then answer their questions. Read on for more details...

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  • Oakland A’s Step Up to the Plate for Education with Montera Middle School!

    Montera is excited to participate in the Oakland A’s Step Up to the Plate for Education program for the 2014 season! Students, parents, friends and families now have the opportunity to purchase special fundraising tickets for select A’s games and portion of each ticket will go directly back to our school. The deadline to purchase these tickets through this special fundraising program is Wednesday April 30th. To purchase tickets and view the available games, please read on for more info...

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WELCOME

Welcome to Montera!

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5555 Ascot Drive
Oakland, California 94611
Phone: 510.531.6070  Fax: 510.531.6354

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Montera Middle School is located on 19 wooded acres in the Montclair area of Oakland. Our diverse student population have come from 58 schools in and outside of Oakland, including private, public and charter. Montera’s school faculty is diverse as well, combining both new and veteran teachers. Montera prides itself on educating the whole child both academically and socially. We are committed to maintain high academic standards while working with students at all academic levels.We are dedicated to ensuring that all students have equal access to a broad-based curriculum in an environment that fosters dignity and respect for all.  There are many things to take pride in at Montera but we are most proud of the level of commitment and involvement on the part of our parents.  The support they give to our electives program, interventions and extra curricular activities makes the school an environment where our kids can continue to grow.
 
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