Why be bored in school? Go to a Skateboard School!
This Toronto District School Board alternative school design program, where students earn high school credits by creating their own brand and running a skateboard business / professional design studio, now offers even more Entrepreneurship Opportunities & New Courses including SK8 & Art Co-ops...APPLY NOW!!! (*Info Sessions held every Wednesday at 9AM in the OSF Classroom during the school year.)

*UPDATE: The Final Due Date for any completed Application Packages to start school in September 2015/16 School year has been extended to Friday, June 19 at 3:30PM. Completed Application Packages received by this time will be considered for an interview/design experience required to apply for a spot on the OSF Student Design Team!

NOTE: OSF Classroom Closed June 2 through 5 for our trip to NYC.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Congrats OSF program...the award from Eva's will be presented at our June 12 grad BBQ:














http://awards.evasinitiatives.com/2015/05/19/toronto-foundation-for-student-success-for-oasis-skateboard-factory/

Congrats KevinOSF...you're bookmark design was chosen as one of the winners of this contest and is being printed!



Oasis Skateboard Factory
Kevin Ngyun

In the words of our judges:
"It is a stunning illustration that includes bird like humans!!!! I love that he speaks to the importance of teachers who care."
- Farrah Khan

Display of the design process to prototype a new student designed OSF off-road skateboard wheel at Xpace Cultural Centre #‎altMFG


Thanks everyone for making the 10 year celebration of Alternative Tentacle a huge success! I am so proud of starting this yearly opportunity for TDSB students that long ago and thanks to all the staff and students over the years that have turned this into a yearly tradition. - CraigOSF This alt9 art show is on view through May 30 at Xpace Cultural Centre, 303 Labdsdowne.





























Check out the 10 year anniversary party of Alternative Tentacle alt school art show till May 30 (Xpace 303 Landsdowne 7-9pm) including some OSF skateboard art and our window display!


Another FILTH grip stencil!


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Watch our social media for photos of "OSF infests NYC" during the first week of June. Students will be doing a skateboard installation at Anomaly NYC in Soho, an art installation at Stoked in Brooklyn, producing some original street decks with artist/designer Kevin Lyons, as well as visiting local skate shops and enjoying the art and culture of NYC!


Hope to see you at our end of school year community BBQ, art show and sale hosted at Roarockit Skateboard Company (880 Millwood) on June 12, 6 to 8PM. "Boards & BBQ 6" will also celebrate student success with student awards given at the graduation/leaving ceremony portion of the event, and the event will conclude with an award presentation to the OSF program from Eva's Initiative.


You are invited to the 10 year celebration party of the alt9 alternative schools art show "Alternative Tentacle 10" Friday, May 22 from 7 to 9PM at Xpace Cultural Centre (303 Landsdowne).


Upcoming OSF end of year events


Dear Friends and OSF Community, 

Just wanted to make sure you are aware of some upcoming OSF dates and the events that we are participating in (see attached posters):

- You are invited to the 10 year celebration party of the alt9 alternative schools art show "Alternative Tentacle 10" Friday, May 22 from 7 to 9PM at Xpace Cultural Centre (303 Landsdowne).

- Watch our social media for photos of "OSF infests NYC" during the first week of June. Students will be doing a skateboard installation at Anomaly NYC in Soho, an art installation at Stoked in Brooklyn, producing some original street decks with artist/designer Kevin Lyons, as well as visiting local skate shops and enjoying the art and culture of NYC!

- Hope to see you at our end of school year community BBQ, art show and sale hosted at Roarockit Skateboard Company (880 Millwood) on June 12, 6 to 8PM. "Boards & BBQ 6" will also celebrate student success with student awards given at the graduation/leaving ceremony portion of the event, and the event will conclude with an award presentation to the OSF program from Eva's Initiative.