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Ocean Schools Deployment Date
South Atlantic Out of Door Academy Kimberly Walsh Sarasota, FL Titusville High Jennifer Cotton Titusville, FL March 6th, 2020 – Present
South Atlantic Western Hills University High School Brett Strittmatter and Lori Cooper Cincinnati, OH Denham Springs Jr. High Elliot Coates Denham Springs, LA March 3rd, 2020 – Present
South Atlantic Tracey’s Elementary School Noreen Hynes Tracey’s Landing, MD Mowat Middle School Jennifer Petro Lynn Haven, FL March 2th, 2020 – Present
South Atlantic Doral Academy Bill Meyers Broomfield, CO Troyeshchyna Gymnasium Nataliya Byzova Kyiv, Ukraine April 18th, 2019 – Present
Gulf Stream Calver Hall College High School Michael Haire Baltimore, MD Chuiak High School Kerri Lathrop Chuiak, AK Feb 13, 2019 – Present
Atlantic Kepler Neighborhood School Anna Cordes Fresno, CA Marianna Poli Lycee Laperouse Kerichen Brest, France May 5, 2018 – Present
Gulf of Mexico St. Joseph’s Academy Katie Lodes St. Louis, Missouri Luis Domenech i Montaner Sonia Alarcon Parra Barcelona, Spain January 29, 2018 – Present
North Pacific Scammon Bay Mary Cook Alaska International School Eastern Seaboard Daniel Neyens, Thailand West Salem High School Valerie Henderson Oregon November 10, 2017 – Present
Gulf of Mexico Canterbury School of Florida Gina Donovan and Jenna LoDico St. Petersburg, FL Admiral Farragut Academy Sari Deitche St. Petersburg, FL Lakewood High School James Kostka St. Petersburg, FL The International School of Monaco France Bancroft Arnesen Explore (connecting teachers on each continent to exchange school projects and curriculum) Liv Arnesen Bekkestua, Norway Roald Amundsen High School Cathrine Christiansen Norway Dec 1, 2016 – Present
Norwegian Sea Bancroft Arnesen Explore (connecting teachers on each continent to exchange school projects and curriculum) Liv Arnesen Bekkestua, Norway Roald Amundsen High School Cathrine Christiansen Norway June 11, 2015 – Present
Gulf of Mexico The Canterbury School of Florida Jenna Cummings St. Petersburg, FL Cape Eleuthera Institute Tiffany Gray Eleuthera, The Bahamas October 31, 2014 – Present
Atlantic Weatherly Heights Elementary Sue Zupko Huntsville, Alabama TED Istanbul KOLEJİ (College) Sarah Hills Istanbul, Turkey September 14, 2014 – Present
Atlantic JASON Alliance of Southeast Texas Texas Private 3 Mart Azizoğlu Elementary School Bursa, Turkey March 3, 2014 – Present
Pacific Carpinteria Family School (Canalino School Campus) Lori Lee Collins Carpinteria, CA Costa Verde International School Tim Baldwin Sayulita, Mexico California schools co-adopting the drifters: Mt. View (5th grade), Goleta Family School (4-6th), Brandon (5th), Monroe (4th), Franklin (4th), Adalente (4th, 6th), Foothill (4th), Carpinteria Family School (5th, 6th), Canalino (5th), Kellogg (6th), Cleveland (4th, 6th), Quetzal HS, La Cuesta HS. January 11, 2014 – Present
Past Adopted drifters
Ocean Drifter Deployment Date
Atlantic, Gulf Stream Burns Sci-Tech Charter School Barbara Hawes Oak Hill, FL Deltona Middle School Trish Robertson Deltona, FL September 18, 2013 – Present
Indian Ocean View Secondary School Mr. Hendrick Salmonds Cape Town, South Africa U.S. scientists: Dr. Meghan Cronin, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental LaboratoryDr. Lisa Beal, University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science February 19, 2013 – Present
Pacific Santa Catalina High School Christian Reilly Monterey, California Colegio Loyola-Santo Domingo Diana Alejandra Murcia Sterling Dominican Republic Istituto Istruzione Secondaria Superiore “Michele Fodera” Agrigento (I.I.I.S.S. “M. Fodera”) Sicily Manno Antonino and Danille Erica September 2012 – Present
Indian Roosevelt High School Seattle WA USA Masiphlimelele High School Cape Town, South Africa Joxo Asanda 9th and 10th grades Hout Bay High Cape Town, South Africa Nicholas Matiza and Thomas Mtontsi 9th and 10th grades Sophumelela High Cape Town, South Africa Ms. Mlonyeni, Sivuyile Ndamane, and Thomas Mtontsi 9th and 10th grades Usasazo High Bulelwa Mbopa, Nompucuko Poswa, and Thomas Mtontsi 10th grade August 2012 – Present
Indian Los Angeles Valley College, California Addu Atoll, Maldives November 2011 – Present
Pacific Leilehua High School, Hawaii Waikiki Aquarium, Hawaii Marshall Islands High School Republic of the Marshall Islands Majuro Co-op School Republic of the Marshall Islands November 2011 – Present
Atlantic Providence Englewood Charter School Chicago, USA Faywood ABC School Toronto, Canada November 2011 – Present
Indian Okemos High School Michigan, USA Quatre Bornes State Secondary School Mauritius Belle Village State Secondary School Mauritius University of Mauritius May 2011 – Present
Indian Bridge House College Franschhoek, South Africa December 2010 – Present
Indian Bryant Elementary School Seattle, WA November 2010 – Present
Atlantic/Indian Bradley Hills Elementary School Bethesda, Maryland Indwe Secondary School Mossel Bay, South Africa Heidedal and Parkdene Primary Schools George, Western Cape, South Africa September 2010 – Present
Pacific BLUE Ocean Film Festival – Drifter #2 Monterey Academy of Oceanographic Science Monterey, California Notre Dame High School Salinas, California Palau High School Koror, Palau August 2010 – Present
Pacific National Geographic: The JASON Project Adopted by students and teachers from: High Point, NC Camden, NJ Astoria, OR Philadelphia, PA Spokane, WA Leeds, ME Orlando, FL Kansas City, MO Wichita, KS Boulder, CO Coon Rapids, MN Webster Springs, WV Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico July 2010 – Present
Pacific BLUE Ocean Film Festival – Drifter Monterey Academy of Oceanographic ScienceMonterey, CaliforniaNotre Dame High School, Salinas, California Palau High School, Koror, Palau July 2010 – Present
Atlantic Ahlf Jr. High School Searcy, Arkansas Country Day School Guanacaste, Costa Rica February 2010 – Present
Atlantic Weather and Climate Scholars at the Davidson Institute United States February 2010 – Present
Pacific Billings Senior High School Freshman Academy, USA Montana State University, USA Sino-Canada School, China Centralian Senior Secondary College, Australia January 13, 2010 – Present
Atlantic Adams School Castine, Maine St. Castin Elementary School France* * March 2008 Atlantic Drifters Mar 12, 2008 – Present
Atlantic Evanston High School’s Drifter May 30, 2007 – Present
Atlantic Jacob Tanenbaum, Elementary School Teacher, New York Seoul American High School, Korea Oct 10, 2008 – Present
Atlantic Maryland Dept of Education University of Rhode Island Aug 25, 2008 -Present
Adams School Castine, Maine St. Castin Elementary School France* 4 drifters: 1. Mar 12, 2008 – May 1, 2008 2. Mar 13, 2008 – Oct 11, 2008 3. Mar 12, 2008 – Apr 15, 2008
Plainfield Elementary School St. Pius X School Big Spring Middle School May 10, 2007 – May 6, 2009
Castlerock Middle School May 10, 2007 – July 31, 2009
Congressional School, Virginia, USA Elsies River High School, South Africa May 10, 2007 – August 15, 2009
Grace B. Luhrs University Ele. School University of Toronto Lab School Feb 12, 2008 – June 29, 2009
Grandview Elementary School Chambersburg, PA Université Nancy 2 Nancy, France Nov 18, 2008 – August 13, 2009
Thunderbolt Elementary Marine Science Academy Thunderbolt, Georgia June 9, 2009 – July 9, 2009 June 9, 2009 – August 10, 2009
Key Biscayne Community School Searles Elementary School Cabello School’s Drifter Mar 12, 2008 – May 1, 2008
October 2007 Pacific Drifters 71195 71185 71192 71200 1. Oct 22, 2007 – November 3, 2009 2. Oct 22, 2007 – Apr 1, 2008 3. Oct 22, 2007 – Jan 10, 2008 4. Oct 22, 2007 – September 15, 2009
Waynesboro High School Pennsylvania St. Matthew’s College | Argentina Oct 22, 2007 – Jun 4, 2008
Westerly School Bay Village,Ohio Oct 22, 2007 – December 23, 2009
Evanston High School’s Drifter May 30, 2007
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Southside Middle School Shippensburg University May 10, 2007 – Nov 12, 2007
Burlington Elementary May 10, 2007 – Aug 22, 2007
Northland College Kaikohe, NZ May 10, 2007 – Jul 2, 2007
Smithtown High School May 10, 2007 – May 16, 2007
Riviera Beach Maritime Academy Geelong Grammar School Feb 12, 2007 – Aug 10, 2007
Nancy Grayson Elementary School Bathurst Elementary School, Australia Feb 11, 2007 – Aug 19, 2008
DBCP global drifter 1250 Sep 18, 2005 – Feb 21, 2007
Greenbrier Intermediate Farnsworth Middle School’s Drifter Aug 18, 2005 – Dec 5, 2005
Mary Cook’s Drifter
Greencastle-Antrim High School
Viviana Zamorano’s Drifter
American Samoa Community College
Novi Meadows School