Monthly Archives: September 2020

Information about Alternate PSAT and National Merit Scholarship Program

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Oakand Unified will not be administering the October PSAT this year due to COVID restrictions and may not administer in January 2021. Please see below for information about Alternate Entry...   Read More

LGBTQ+ Families Virtual Meet & Greet on Sunday, Oct. 4

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Calling all families with LGBTQ+ affinity! Let’s meet each other and get a sense of what kind of connection/support we would like to engage in during these very disconnected times....   Read More

Get Connected Teen Calendar – Oakland Tech, the Bay Area & Beyond

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Check out the Get Connected Teen Calendar – Oakland Tech, the Bay Area & Beyond to stay updated on daily events, opportunities, programs, deadlines and more.

Weekly College & Career Center Virtual Office Hours for Seniors

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The Oakland Tech College & Career Center is hosting virtual office hours for Seniors every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Pop in, ask a question and hop...   Read More

College & Career Panel Webinar for Latinx Students

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On Thursday, Oct. 1, from 4 to 5 p.m. the Latino Student Achievement Youth Delegate group is holding a webinar panel with Fuerza en Numeros, a Latino group within the...   Read More

Oakland Tech 2021 Auction Kick-Off Meeting on Oct. 8

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Please join the Oakland Tech 2021 Auction team on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a virtual kick-off meeting to discuss the planning of Tech’s important annual...   Read More

UC Personal Insight Question Workshop Via Zoom on Oct. 1

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Are you a first generation student looking for some insight on how to fill out your college essays?  Join the Oakland Tech and Skyline EAOP/DCAC at 2 p.m. on Thursday,...   Read More

Road to College 2B: Sept. 29 Webinar for Seniors Focusing on UC Personal Insight Questions

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Join us via Zoom on Tuesday, Sept. 29, for the College and Career Center’s Road to College 2B presentation about writing personal insight question responses for your University of California...   Read More

Tech Parent University Presentation on Strategies for Teen Communication

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Teens: You Gotta Love ‘Em: Hear and Be Heard Strategies for Teen Communication for Parents Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. Dial in! Telephone (425) 436-6396 participant code is 198378#....   Read More

Oakland Tech Resources Survey: Help UC Masters Students Create Resource Map for Tech

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Hello Oakland Tech community! We are a group of Masters students at UC Berkeley’s teacher education program doing our student teaching here at Oakland Tech. We are currently working on...   Read More

Attention Tech Seniors: Schedule a Zoom Meeting With Ms. Hunter, Our College Readiness Specialist

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Are you ready to meet with our fabulous College Readiness Specialist, Ms. Hunter? Then, schedule a 30-minute Zoom meeting @ calendly.com/elizabethhunter/collegemeeting. Do you have just a quick question or can’t...   Read More

Message from Andrea Dooley, Oakland Tech PTSA President, On the PTSA’s Goals This School Year

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Dear Bulldog Families: It’s hard to believe that the new school year is in its seventh week. The year has presented a lot of new challenges, and the PTSA and...   Read More

Distribution of Loaner Chromebooks and Hotspots on Monday, Sept. 21, at Oakland Tech

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We will continue with distribution of LOANER technology — Chromebooks and hotspots — ONE day this week — Monday, Sept. 21, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on the front porch...   Read More

Kickoff Meeting of the Oakland Tech Queer Student Alliance on Sept. 29

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Come show your support of the LGBTQ+ community at the Oakland Tech QSA kickoff meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 29, during lunch period (12:20-12:45 p.m.). A Zoom link will be sent...   Read More

Important Community Meetings on Sept. 22: Oakland Tech Collaborative School Site Council Establishment Meeting and Title I Annual Meeting

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2020-21 Oakland Technical High School Collaborative School Site Council (CCSC) Establishment Meeting All parents/guardians and community are encouraged to participate in the Collaborative School Site Council. The CSSC develops and...   Read More

Democracy in Action: Students Invited to Join the YMCA’s Youth & Government Oakland Delegation

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Are you frustrated with government? Come join us and learn how to improve it yourself! Youth & Government (Y&G) is an experiential learning program for high school students. By modeling...   Read More

Links and Instructions: Back-to-School Night for Oakland Tech Families on Thursday, Sept. 24

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Welcome to Oakland Tech’s first ever virtual Back-to-School-Night! This year’s Back-to-School Night will take place online via Zoom on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. Here is the...   Read More

Students: Apply Now to Join Reel Oakland, An After-School Program for Young Filmmakers

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Reel Oakland is an after-school program that allows high school students the opportunity to produce a short film together as a cohort. We are offering virtual programming to 8-10 students....   Read More

Participe en Nuestro Nuevo Grupo de Afinidad Para Padres Hispanoparlantes

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¿Asiste su estudiante a Oakland Tech? Participe en Nuestro Nuevo Grupo de Afinidad Para Padres Hispanoparlantes. Conozca y platique con otros padres y madres Participe en actividades escolares y de...   Read More

New Members Welcome to Oakland Tech’s Vietnamese Student Association

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The Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) is a club that creates a safe space for the Vietnamese/Vietnamese-American Community at Tech. We aim to empower the community, bring appreciation to the culture,...   Read More

Attention Seniors: Prep for College Application Essays at Our Sept. 22 College & Career Center Webinar

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Zoom Webinar organized by Oakland Tech’s College & Career Center starts at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22 . Zoom registration will be emailed to all 12th graders via their OUSD...   Read More

An Invitation to Join Oakland Tech’s Queer Student Alliance

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Oakland Tech’s QSA aims to uplift the voices of our queer and trans youth through education, discussion, the normalization of the LGBTQ+ community, and the mobilization of an intersectional movement...   Read More

An Update From Our Attendance Specialists: How to Report an Absence During Distance Learning

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When students are reported absent during distance learning activities, parents and guardians must report the absence to the attendance office by emailing both attendance specialists to clear your child’s all...   Read More

Road to College 1 Event: Video Recording and Presentation Slides Now Available Online

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The recent Road to College event (held on 8/25/20) was recorded and is now available for viewing on the Oakland Tech website. Please note all of our events, past and...   Read More

Recognition for National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Seniors at Oakland Tech

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Two Oakland Tech seniors are semifinalists in this year’s National Merit Scholarship Program, with an additional 10 seniors named as NMSP Commended Students. Please join me in congratulating these “scholastic...   Read More

Join Us Via Zoom for the Sept. 15 Oakland Tech PTSA Meeting

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Our September PTSA Meeting will focus on Helping Your Teen Manage Stress and Anxiety, with Cara Dellaquila. We will also be conducting the election for the Collaborative School Site Council...   Read More

Open Forum With Assistant Principal Elisabeth Calzaretta to Support 11th Grade Families at Tech

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Hello 11th-grade families at Tech! Do you want to meet other 11th grade families? Do you have basic questions about how this year will work and how we can support...   Read More

Schedule Posted for Performing Arts Classes

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For reference, the Oakland Tech Performing Arts Department has posted a distance learning course schedule by quarters. See the post at https://oaklandtech.com/staff/performingarts/perf-arts-class-schedule.

Free TechniClinic Appointments Available

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The TechniClinic school-based health center is open for phone appointments! (We also offer in-person appointments at another school-based health center if needed.) Medical appointments: primary care, immunizations, birth control, STI...   Read More

First Meeting of the Latinx Student Union on Tuesday, Sept. 15

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The Latinx Student Union will be hosting our first meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Lunch. The Zoom link and meeting ID are in the flyer below. We encourage Latinx...   Read More

An Invitation From Tech’s Restorative Justice Coordinator

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Hi Tech Students & Staff, I’m Ms.T your RJ Coordinator. I am an OT Alumni (Class of 2008) and I’m excited to be with you all this school year. If...   Read More

Students: Join the Key Club to Unlock a World of Community Service

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Do you want to find a way to serve your community? Well, here’s your perfect opportunity to join Key Club! Key Club is a student-led service club that works to...   Read More

Video Recording and Presentation Slides From the 9th Grade Parent Zoom Meeting on Sept. 9

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On Wednesday, Sept. 9, Mr. Price hosted a Zoom gathering for parents of Oakland Tech 9th graders. Here is a video recording of the event: The agenda and presentation slides...   Read More

Attention Oakland Tech Families: Please Fill Out the Oakland Undivided Tech Check Survey Now

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Our school administration is asking all Oakland Tech families to submit the Oakland Undivided Tech Survey by clicking the survey link below. This brief online survey is part of a...   Read More

Register in Advance for the September 15 Oakland Tech PTSA Meeting

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Our PTSA September Meeting will focus on Helping Your Teen Manage Stress and Anxiety, with Cara Dellaquilla. We will also be conducting the election for the Collaborative School Site Council...   Read More

Attention Oakland Tech Students: Want to Become a GENup Youth Organizer?

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Hey OT Students! Are you interested in taking control of your education? Do you have ideas you’d like to share with our school board and state government? You should apply...   Read More

An Invitation to Join Oakland Tech’s Vietnamese Student Association

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The Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) is a club that creates a safe space for the Vietnamese/Vietnamese-American community at Oakland Tech. We aim to empower the community, bring appreciation to the...   Read More

Free Eight-Week Virtual SAT Prep Class Starts Sept. 28; Zoom Info Session on Friday, Sept. 4 at 6PM

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People’s Test Preparation Service is offering a free eight-week comprehensive virtual SAT test prep program taught by UC Berkeley students. You can learn more by joining the online info session...   Read More

Schedule Changes to Be Implemented Starting the Tuesday After Labor Day

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Greetings, Oakland Tech Community! The fifth week of the school year will bring some additional changes to the class schedule for Oakland Tech students. The new schedule extends morning Zoom...   Read More

Attention Students: An Invitation to Join Oakland Tech’s Club for First Generation Americans

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  The First Gen Club welcomes students to a safe space for first generation Americans to talk about their experiences and struggles, connect with their peers, and form a strong...   Read More

Sign Up for the HBCU Night Virtual College Fair: Four Sessions from Sept. 7 to 10

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HBCU Night, a national nonprofit organization that creates awareness for Historically Black Colleges & Universities, has organized a series of HBCU college and career fairs on four consecutive dates starting...   Read More

Parent Interests and Involvement in Working Groups and Affinity Groups

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There are so many ways to get involved at Tech! We want your input on topics for future events to make them successful. There are many working groups, from advocacy...   Read More

OUSD prohibits unlawful discrimination (such as discriminatory harassment, intimidation, or bullying) against any student, employee, or other person participating in district programs and activities, including, but not limited to, those programs or activities funded directly by or that receive or benefit from any state financial assistance, based on the person's actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital, pregnancy, or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Government Code 11135, or Penal Code 422.55 or equity or compliance with Title IX, or based on his/her association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics (5 CCR 4610). BOARD POLICY 0410. BOARD POLICY 1312.3. BOARD POLICY 4030. BOARD POLICY 5143.3. BOARD POLICY 5145.7. Complaint forms are available at school sites, on the district webpage at www.ousd.org/ombudsperson, at the Office of the Ombudsperson located at 1000 Broadway, 1st Floor, Suite 150, Oakland, CA 94607, or via telephone 510-879-4281.

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