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 SK8 Entrepreneurship Opportunities & New Courses including SK8 & Art Co-ops, Native SK8 Studies, Physical Arts & Mindful Living...APPLY NOW!!! (*Info Sessions are held every Wednesday at 9AM in the OSF Classroom during the school year.)

Want to Join OSF for Semester 2? Attend an Info Session to get an application (any Wednesday at 9AM except Dec. 14, 28 or Jan 4). ALL Sem. 2 APPLICATIONS DUE THURSDAY, JANUARY 19th! (Applicants will be invited to an interview/design experience scheduled on Jan. 20 & 31)


Thursday, January 19, 2012

OSF POP-UP SHOP @ The Baitshop


Press Release/Invitation

OASIS SKATEBOARD FACTORY POP-UP SHOP @ The Baitshop
Opening Party: Friday, January 27, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Come out and support the Oasis Skateboard Factory, Toronto’s first skateboard design and street art focused high school reengagement program. At the OSF students earn all their credits by running a community based entrepreneurial business where they learn hands-on to build skateboards, design original custom graphics, work with local artists and community partners, market and display their work and receive financial remuneration.

The OSF POP-UP SHOP is the culminating project in a semester-long business course developed by the OSF in partnership with The Baitshop, Toronto’s premiere screen-printing/skate shop and gallery. The innovative OSF/Baitshop Business Program is designed to help youth earn credits and develop transferable creative, employment and entrepreneurial skills.

At the opening party students will be selling their hand-made skateboards and longbords with custom graphics, as well as having a sample sale of their street wear logo T-shirts to launch their personal company brands. To give back to the community, a portion of the sales of Oasis Skateboard Factory merchandise will be donated to a local charity.
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The OSF POP_UP SHOP will be open for business at The Baitshop from Jan. 27 through Feb. 26, 2012 (Mon-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5)
358 Dufferin, Suite 117 (Entrance off Milky Way Lane)
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For more info:
http://oasisskateboardfactory.blogspot.com
http://www.thebaitshop.ca/

Contact:
Craig Morrison (Founding Teacher), Oasis Skateboard Factory
Classroom: 416-393-0845
craig.morrison@tdsb.on.ca