Communications

From news publications, to text alerts, to a school-wide Yahoo! 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 oaklandtechptsa-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 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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Educators in Resistance

The Resistance newsletter is published monthly by Oakland Tech educators committed to issues related to justice and equity.

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School Nurses Newsletter

Our community is served by two nurses dedicated to maximizing the health, safety and well-being of our roughly 2,000 students. Learn more

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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

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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