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School Culture

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Acceptance and Understanding of All

We encourage inclusion of all students across our campus through daily experiences and a variety of activities
Postivity Project
Character Strength and Relationship Building Lessons
  • Weekly school-wide focus words
  • Daily lessons to promote discussion on good character and relationship
  • Access to relevant multimedia
  • Teaches kids the importance of others through the Other People Matter Mindset

Sensory Wall

 Throughout the year, a variety of activities and events occur to bring awareness to autism and other special needs.

Digital Citizenship

Oraze will continue to be a "Digital Citizenship" school. Oraze will use lessons from Common Sense Media to teach students about their digital footprint, cyberbullying, online privacy, and safe communication.

Human Relations Council (HRC)

Mix It Up Day 
Mix It Up Day happens throughout the year when students are encouraged to sit with other students who they don't normally hang out with and encourages them to get to know someone new! 
HRC Monthly Challenges

Holidays Around the World 
Classrooms each picked a different country and learned about the Holiday's celebrated there. Then, classes decorated their doors to match the Holiday and taught other's about the Holiday's from the country they picked.
Kindness Counts
Staff and students have been challenged to spread kindness like confetti on and off of our Bearcat Campus this year!

Student Council

The Oraze student council meets regularly and has worked throughout the year to share the ideas of students with staff in order to improve the culture of the school. They have also worked in conjunction with HRC to plan and coordinate a variety of events to encourage inclusion and promote positive inter-group relations. Our student council has also coordinated community service events throughout the year to promote giving back to our community and helping others. 
Our student council and HRC students are also taught leadership lessons throughout the school year!

Multicultural Dance

We currently have Hmong and Folclorico Dance Teams who practice weekly and perform at a variety of school events throughout the year.

Hmong Dance
Our Hmong Dance group performs at events throughout the year, such as Mac N Kids, Volunteer Tea, IDAC, and carnival.  The students also learn about Hmong culture!

Our Folklorico Dance group performs at a variety of events throughout the year including Mac N Kids, the volunteer tea, carnival, IDAC meetings, and a multicultural dance event! 


Mac N Kids

Mac N Kids is our multicultural night event that occurs throughout the year where we invite families to showcase their culture! Our Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC N Kids) is designed to bring parents and community members onto our campus to help us to learn about and celebrate the cultures of our community!  These events happen throughout the year in the evening and are hosted by staff members, parents, and students.  Our multicultural dance teams are also featured at these events!

Principal's Advisory Committee

Purpose: To bring student groups together to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other's perspectives and share ideas for increasing student achievement and the culture of the school. This student group meets a minimum of four times a  year and students involved should be willing to share ideas on how Oraze can continue to be an amazing place to learn!

 Who is on the committee?
Upper grade students who represent a variety of student groups and Mrs. McAvoy

Multicultural Club

Advisors:  Estarla Santos and Brittney Wassing

Goal:  To teach students about different cultures and traditions from around the world and instill the ideas of acceptance for all within our students. 

Activities include:

  • Research projects
  • Art from around the world 
  • Guest speakers
  • Music from around the world 

Events & Activities

We have a variety of other activities to build school culture and relationships that happen throughout the year. These events include Olympic Days, Rallies, Rodeo Days, Dr. Seuss Day, themed dress up days, talent show, Red Ribbon Week, Character Counts week, Patriotic event, Holidays Around the World, Walk to School Day, Lunch on the Lawn, Rock Your School Day, and more!
3468 N. Armstrong Ave.
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 327-1700

The Clovis Unified School District prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment) or bullying based on a person’s actual or perceived ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, immigration status, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For questions or complaints, contact: Equity Compliance Officer - Norm Anderson, Deputy Superintendent, 1450 Herndon Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611, (559) 327-9000, [email protected] ; Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources - Shareen Crosby, Risk Manager, 1450 Herndon Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611, (559) 327-9000, [email protected] ; Title IX Coordinator, Students - Russ Harding, Student Services and School Attendance Assistant Director, 1465 David E. Cook Way, Clovis, CA 93611, (559) 327-9200, [email protected] ; Section 504 Coordinator - Wendy Karsevar, 1680 David E. Cook Way, Clovis, CA 93611, (559) 327-9400, [email protected] .

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