From news publications, to text alerts, to a school-wide chat group, Oakland Tech offers many (many) ways for you to stay informed and engaged.

The Bullhorn 

Bullhorn LogoThe PTSA Bullhorn e-newsletter is emailed Thursday mornings throughout the school year (except holidays) and is packed with up-to-the-minute Tech news, college information, internship and scholarship opportunities, and more. It can be translated into a variety of languages when viewed in a browser. An archive of past issues is available via browser as well. Subscribe to the Bullhorn.

Yahoo! Group

Yahoo-Logo2All Tech community members and supporters are encouraged to join the PTSA Yahoo! Group –– a helpful school-wide forum for you to ask questions, get advice and share information. Tech is a big-tent community and the Yahoo! Group is one of the main places we connect and engage. Please email if you have difficulty accessing the direct link.

The Scribe 

The Scribe is the official Oakland Tech student newspaper. Check out past issues on The Scribe website and the most recent issue here:

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School Text Notifications

Families are strongly encouraged to sign up to receive school news and alerts via text. Text the message @othstpu to 81010. If you have trouble with 81010, try texting @othstpu to (510) 900-8725. Don’t have a mobile phone? Go here to sign up for email notifications. 

College & Career Center Text Notifications

Students and parent/guardians are encouraged to sign up for text notifications regarding college applications, financial aid, college fairs, SAT/ACT Prep and other timely alerts. Text the following grade appropriate code to 81010: 

  • 12th Grade: @tech-2018
  • 11th Grade: @tech-2019
  • 10th Grade: @tech-2020
  • 9th Grade: @tech-2021

The Connections Club Instagram

Don’t miss out on the transformative power of amazing opportunities at Tech and throughout the Bay Area! The Connections Club has set up two Instagram accounts for students, parents andstaff to learn about events, programs, internships, scholarships, colleges & more. Follow @othsconnections (at Tech) & @youmeettheworld (entire region). Together let’s build even stronger and more active Tech & Bay Area communities.

Oakland Tech Instagram

instagram_appiconTech’s school Instagram is managed by ASB student officers. Posts include announcements from relevant PTSA threads, college & career events, fundraisers, dances and more. Stay up to date @oaklandtechnical

Digital Suggestion Box for Students

A real wooden Suggestion Box. 12MP camera.

Students can submit suggestions, comments or concerns using the official digital suggestion box. All submissions are anonymous and will be reviewed by student government officers. Students can access it here. Share your voice now!

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