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Back to School at Ocean Reef

September 6, 2021 3:18 pm Published by

Back to School at Ocean Reef: Academy Welcomes Students to Campus  By Jody Steele The Academy at Ocean Reef is ready to open on September 7th for on-campus classes for all students. All faculty, parents and children will continue to... Read More »


Here Comes Summer!

April 23, 2021 5:54 pm Published by

Here Comes Summer! by Jody Steele   The “Unique Summer Camps” at Ocean Reef Club will include 24 different types of camps with three camps exclusively for the “big kids”, otherwise known as adults. The weekly line-up begins on June... Read More »


Reef Club Kids Open For Fun

March 22, 2021 2:07 pm Published by

 Reef Club Kids Open For Fun By Gertrude Mann After months of careful planning and experiencing a truly unique year, Reef Club Kids is open for a spring season of safety and fun. I recently talked to two self-described “Big... Read More »


Best Friends Forever?

February 17, 2021 3:49 pm Published by

 Best Friends Forever? By Holly Houser, Ocean Reef Press Manager This past week, the Nature Center at Ocean Reef became one of the few places to house baby alligators and crocodiles together in captivity, according to Jeanette Rivera, Ocean Reef... Read More »


The Academy at Ocean Reef Celebrates

July 13, 2020 11:49 am Published by

The Academy at Ocean Reef Celebrates By Jody Steele Closing up a most unusual school year, an eighth grade graduation and awards ceremony was held live on June 3rd at The Academy, accompanied by pre-recorded student choral ensembles. With limited... Read More »


Going the Distance

May 11, 2020 11:27 am Published by

Going the Distance By Jody Steele The Academy at Ocean Reef is well in to Distance Learning at all grade levels from PreKindergarten through Eighth Grade. Jerome Murphy, Head of School, explained how the students began on March 24th and... Read More »


After School-Like Nowhere Else

October 28, 2019 7:39 pm Published by

The students at The Academy at Ocean Reef have an afternoon sports and activities program that is quite distinctive. At 3:30 p.m., the school mini-bus picks up students from K-8th grade for their afternoon adventures at The Reef. After a full... Read More »


Here Comes Summer!

October 28, 2019 7:31 pm Published by

“Unique Summer Camps” are just around the corner.   Your children and grandchildren have plenty of camps to choose from and there are even a few camps for adults. It all begins on June 4 and camps close on August... Read More »


Cooking School Family-Style

October 28, 2019 7:24 pm Published by

Did you know you can set up private Cooking School classes for your friends and family? Last Christmas, the Barnhill family did just that. Cooking With Three Generations In celebration of the children and grandchildren visiting for Christmas break, the Barnhills came... Read More »


Academy Ocean Guardians

October 28, 2019 7:22 pm Published by

The Academy at Ocean Reef was officially recognized as the first NOAA Ocean Guardian School in Florida in September, on the second day of the new school year. The Academy earned a letter of recognition and a school banner after... Read More »


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