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.)

JUNE 29th UPDATE: OSF is now CLOSED FOR SUMMER and will reopen September 4th. We will be doing an Info Session for the remaining spaces on our student design team Wednesday Sept. 5th at 9AM in the OSF Classroom Room 3, 707 Dundas St. W.

* ALL New and Returning OSF Students must come claim their preregistered spot and be timetabled Thursday Sept. 6th 10:30AM to 1:00PM. Mandatory Orientation for ALL STUDENTS Friday Sept. 7th 10:30AM to 1:00PM, with full day classes and projects starting Monday September 10th.
If you need assistance during the summer you can reach our Office Administrator at 416-393-9830

Monday, January 7, 2013


I’m eighteen years old and enjoy eating pizza.  My inspiration for my first skateboard graphic comes from my friends who own companies that contribute to local skateboarding. The three logos are a "T" for Tangent Apparel, SkateLoft which is an indoor skatepark located in East York, and finally a shield which is used as a logo for Direct Wheel Co. With this graphic I am trying to show people that all three companies collaborated to make this board because the owners off these companies are all friends of mine. 

The materials I used to design this graphic were spray paint, tape stencils and a trusty number 2 pencil.  
Something I learned from making this board and designing a graphic is that it is way harder than it looks! It definitely takes determination and imagination to do this job.