Monthly Archives: September 2019

Info about Upcoming PSAT Test (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test)

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Hello Students and Parents, Every year, the College Board administers the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test). This  gives you information about important step toward college. PSAT – Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude...   Read More

Meet Emily Schoenhofer, A New Counselor at Tech

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Emily Schoenhofer also joined the Tech counseling team in August. She works with 10th through 12th graders with last names beginning with Liao-Q.   Q: Where are you from and...   Read More

Meet Dr. Natalie Cunningham, New Counselor at Tech

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Dr. Natalie Cunningham is one of two new school counselors to join Tech this year; She works with 9th graders whose last names run from Luu to Z. She took...   Read More

Congratulations Scholastic Champions!

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  Congratulations Oakland Tech Senior Oscar Ryan!  He has earned the opportunity to continue in the competition to become National Merit Scholarship® Finalist and recipient of some 7,600 National Merit...   Read More

OUSD Parents and Community Members Invited to Sept. 21 Forum on ‘Creating Equity at Your School’

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Equity Allies, a group of parents and community members who want equity in opportunities, access and outcomes for all children in Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) schools, is hosting a...   Read More

Stay Connected Via the College, Career & Connections Club’s Online Information Resources

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Ms. Arnoldy and the Oakland Tech College, Career & Connections Club maintain several great online resources to inform members of the Tech community about events and activities both on and...   Read More

College Essay Mentors Available Tuesday Afternoons and Fridays during lunch

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Dear Seniors & Parents of Seniors–   ‘Tis the season to start fretting about your college application essays. But have no fear! The OT College Essay Mentors are here to help! A...   Read More

Tech Auction Needs a Co-Chair and Communications Person

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Did you help to do fundraising at your elementary or middle school? Maybe you are looking for a way to get to know other Tech parents and connect with the...   Read More

Important Meeting on Sept. 17: Oakland Tech Collaborative School Site Council Establishment

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A meeting of the Oakland Tech Collaborative School Site Council (CSSC) will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the school library. This is an...   Read More

Two Upcoming College Events – Road to College 2 Essay Night and OUSD College Fair

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ROAD TO COLLEGE 2:  COLLEGE ESSAY INFORMATION NIGHT Tues, 9/24/19; 6:00-8:00 pm – OT Library We will have two guest speakers presenting on the two major college essay areas: UC Personal...   Read More

PTSA Meeting Focuses on Housing, and Grants Approved

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Dear Oakland Tech community: The year is off to a great start. We had a lot of new faces at our PTSA meeting on Monday, where Siggy Rubinson shared information...   Read More

Important Contacts for Oakland Tech and OUSD

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Please see this document to learn about the resources for your student at Oakland Tech and how Oakland schools are “community schools.”

PTSA Meeting on Monday Sept. 9, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the library

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From Andrea Dooley, the PTSA president: It was great to meet so many people at Back to School Night. I hope you learned as much about your student’s classes as...   Read More

Help A New Teacher Build A Class Library

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The following books have been requested by a new teacher to create an in-class library.  If you have any of these books at home and are willing to donate them...   Read More

Principal’s Corner: Joy and Education

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Back to School Night It was great to see so many families at Back to School Night; however, we know that not all parents/guardians could attend.  If you have questions/concerns...   Read More

Tutors in the area, a list compiled by a Tech parent

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In need of a tutor for your student? A helpful Tech parent has created a Google doc with tutor name, contact info, subject matter, mostly pulled off the Tech Yahoo...   Read More

HBCU Spring Tour Information Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 2

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Each year, dozens of students participate in Oakland Tech’s spring break tour of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU’s). Students along with parents or caregivers are invited to join us...   Read More

Sign Up to Receive Text Message Updates From Oakland Tech

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Oakland Tech is using a free text messaging service called Remind to help keep community members informed about important school news and updates. There are new sign-up codes this year,...   Read More

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