Yearly Archives: 2018

Academy Outreach & Information for 9th Grade Students & Families

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In early October, 9th grade students participated in an Academy Assembly, which provided an overview of Tech’s academies for 10-12th grade students and the application process. Be sure to review academy descriptions...   Read More

Tech Bulldog Closet Donation Drive Huge Success: Thank You!

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The Tech Bulldog Closet Donation Drive held in Dec. raised over $1,500 in donated grocery store gift cards, which were distributed to more than forty Tech families to provide extra...   Read More

Tech’s Ms. Woo Wins Alameda County 2018 Teacher of the Year!

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Congratulations to Tech’s 2019 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists & Commended Students

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We are delighted to announce that once again a number of Tech seniors have been recognized for their exceptional academic promise by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Please join us...   Read More

Attendance Matters: Review New Policy on Unexcused Absences & Tardies

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Attendance matters. Be sure to acquaint yourself with Tech’s new, beefed-up attendance policy regarding unexcused absences and tardies.  Unexcused Absences Unexcused absences impact academic grades. Teachers do not have to give...   Read More

Tech Backpack Program for Food Insecure Bulldog Families

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The Alameda Country Food Bank Backpack Program provides identified students with a backpack of non-perishable food every two weeks throughout the school year. A family may enroll at any time...   Read More

Administration Letter to School Community: Riding Scooters on Campus Prohibited

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Hello Oakland Tech Parents and Community, Oakland Tech’s Administration wants all of you to be aware of an issue that involves the safety of your children. With the proliferation of...   Read More

Update: Raiders + Others Donate to Help Save OAL Fall & Winter Sports

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At an Athletic Directors meeting on Aug. 20, the Oakland Athletic League (OAL) announced drastic cuts for the 2018-19 school year. Ten of 20 OAL sports were been eliminated. (Non-OAL Tech...   Read More

OUSD Student Email Address Change

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Recently, OUSD changed all student email addresses. Now, student email addresses are s_firstname.lastname@ousd.org or s_firstname.lastname#@ousd.org. (Please note: the “#” does not mean hashtag, but rather it represents a number, such as...   Read More

OT Math Dept. Summer Online Learning Program: All Bulldogs Welcome to Join

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Tech’s Math Dept. is excited to partner with you and your student to make sure that your child has a positive math experience in 2018-19. In the spring, many (though not...   Read More

2018-19 Student Government Election Results: Congratulations, Bulldogs!

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ALL STUDENT BODY (ASB) Congratulations to Tech’s newly elected Student Government Officers for the 2018-19 school year. (9th grade class officers will be elected in early fall.)   * denotes...   Read More

Student “Taking Action” Project Explores Sexual Harassment

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In their CA Studies classes, Tech’s 9th grade students explore relevant and timely topics for a project called “Take Action.” Here is one recently completed video and a student-written introduction...   Read More

Tech Mountain Biking Team Completes First Season of Competition

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5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1 – GO!  With a rush, dozens of bikers push away from the starting line, cycling hard to gain a good position...   Read More

“Marijuana & the Teenage Brain” Presentation Materials

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Recently, Oakland Tech parents, teachers and community members attended an enlightening presentation by Ralph Cantor, “Marijuana & the Teenage Brain.” Cantor is a former Alameda County Health Dept. Administrator and an...   Read More

Tech Paper (& Toner & Supplies) Drive Goal Reached: Thank You!

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  Great news…the Oakland Tech Paper Drive goal has been reached! To everyone who ordered paper or toner or supplies for our school, the teachers and staff greatly appreciate it....   Read More

2018 CAASPP Testing in April

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Here at Oakland Tech — and at schools throughout the state — teachers and staff have been working hard to implement Common Core in the classrooms. We’ll be conducting testing...   Read More

2018-19 OUSD School Year Calendar Now Available

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The first day of school for the 2018-19 school year is Monday, Aug. 13.  2018-19 School Year Calendar Spanish / Español Chinese / 中文 Khmer / ភាសាខ្មែរ

Update: AP Exam Fees, gofundme Campaign to Cover Cost & Test Schedule

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At Oakland Tech, all students enrolled in AP classes are strongly encouraged to take the corresponding AP exams in May.    When word spread that OUSD was not going to cover...   Read More

Academy Structure & Selection Process Update for 9th Grade Families

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Each year, Oakland Tech strives to create an academy selection process for 9th grade students and families that’s clear and transparent. To that end, we want to share some important...   Read More

Good Report from EBMUD Re: Water at Tech

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Tech’s principal’s are pleased to share the following news with the Bulldog community …

CA School Parent Survey: Your Feedback Needed

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All Tech parents and guardians are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to fill out this 2017-18 California School Parent Survey right here and now! You can select your preferred language on the first page. The...   Read More

OakTech Rep Awarded Generous Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Grant

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We’re thrilled to announce that Tech’s award-winning OakTech Rep drama program has received a prestigious honor from the American Theatre Wing (the creators of the “Tony” Awards) through its Andrew Lloyd...   Read More

Supporting Our Undocumented Students: Resources & Information

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As a Sanctuary District, OUSD does not ask for or require proof of legal immigration status upon enrollment, nor is any such information gathered at our schools. Hundreds of undocumented, newcomer...   Read More

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