Otis Elementary School

Eric J. Kos &nbsp&nbsp Alameda’s top five spellers for 2020 include, left to right: Benjamin Kapelke, Akhil Mummidi, Grace Tan, Callista Frederick and Julian Chea. The top ten finishers all received prizes from local Alameda businesses.

Official Bee Honors Island’s Top Spellers

Feb 04,2020

The 2020 Alameda Spelling Bee was held last Saturday at Otis Elementary School. Roughly 45 students from more than a dozen schools participated in the competition, which included a written test followed by an oral spelling competition.

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Eric J. Kos &nbsp&nbsp Alameda’s top five spellers celebrate their achievements at last Saturday’s spelling bee. Left to right: Benji Kapelke, fourth place; Kira Hannigan, fifth place; Ella Banchieri, first place; Elena Morishige, second place and Chandler Lau, third place.

Island City Students Compete in Bee

Feb 05,2019

The fourth annual Alameda Spelling Bee held at Otis Elementary School Feb. 2, saw last year’s third place finisher, Ella Banchieri, take the honor as the Island’s top speller for 2019. She and second-place finisher Elena Morishige dueled through spelling increasingly difficult words.

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Otis Classes Join Bioma Project

Feb 13,2020

Two fourth-grade classrooms at Otis Elementary School have agreed to take part in The Bioma Project. “Developed by students for students,” the project was created in Maryland by several high school students who decided to help develop the next generation of environmental leaders.

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Courtesy Alameda County Safe Routes to School &nbsp&nbsp At the skills-and-drills bicycle rodeo, kids to learn confidence and ability while riding a bike.

Citywide Bike Festival & Rodeo Scheduled for Sunday, May 19

May 09,2019

Otis Elementary School, 3010 Fillmore St., will play host to the sixth annual Alameda Bike Festival & Rodeo set for Sunday, May 19, from noon to 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to this family friendly event with the goal to inspire, educate and encourage bicycle riding.

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