Monthly Archives: October 2020

Clubs At Oakland Tech: Check Out What Students Can Join!

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We’ll add clubs here as we hear of them! Keep checking back!  Oakland Tech Youth Activism Club Join the OT Youth Activism Club to get service hours, join in political...   Read More

Rescheduled 12th Grade Family Info Night: Thurs. Oct. 29 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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Do you want to meet other 12th grade families? Do you have questions about high school graduation and college? Online learning? Join us on October 29th from 7:00 to 8:00pm...   Read More

OUSD Survey Invites Feedback From Families on Distance Learning and Reopening Campuses

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OUSD invites families to fill out a community-wide online survey that will allow you to provide feedback to district officials on a number of topics related to distance learning and...   Read More

African American Student Action Planners Meeting (BSU for parents), Tues. Oct 27

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When: Tuesday – October 27, 2020 – 6:00 p.m. African American Student Action Planners (AASAP) is a committee of parents, teachers, students and school administrators dedicated to increasing the academic and life...   Read More

Make a Change in Our Community by Joining Oakland Tech’s Youth Activism Club

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Join the OT Youth Activism Club to get service hours, join in political discussions, and make a change in your community! Volunteer opportunities Political discussions Leadership roles Guest speakers Join...   Read More

Attention 9th Graders: Academy Selection Process Assembly on Oct. 29 During Tutorial

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All Oakland Tech 9th grade scholars are cordially invited to attend the Academy Selection Process Assembly on Thursday, Oct. 29 during Tutorial (10:10 to 11:10 a.m.). Zoom link will be...   Read More

Get Ready for Academy Week at Oakland Tech

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What is Academy Week? Academy Week is the week you will select your College & Career Pathway for grades 10-12. What Pathways do we have at Oakland Tech? Computer Academy...   Read More

In Invitation to Join Oakland Tech’s Peer Mediators

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Do you want to be a peacemaker at Tech? Learn how to solve problems at school and resolve conflicts with your friends to resolve conflicts and build skills to be...   Read More

Join Mock Trial!

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This year’s case is about burglary aiding and abetting case. Meetings are 5:30 on Zoom (days TBD). Work with real attorneys who help you understand the law, improve your public...   Read More

Collaborative School Site Council Meeting Tuesday Oct. 27, 4:30 p.m.

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Oakland Technical High School Collaborative School Site Council Meeting IMPORTANT MEETING All parents/guardians and community are encouraged to participate in the Collaborative School Site Council. The CSSC develops and monitors...   Read More

Need to Pick Up Textbooks for Quarter 2 Classes?

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Textbook pickup will happen between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. each day this week (Oct. 19 to 23). And thank you to the great volunteers who made textbook pick up...   Read More

Music – Tech Clarinetist Performs with Local Group

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COVID-19 has changed much in our lives. However, our students still find ways to do and share the arts and the performing arts. Come see what our 10th Grader Zoe...   Read More

Road to College Event Videos Now Available on the Tech Web Site

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Parents of 12th grade students: We have posted the last four College Info Events onto our website! Be sure to watch with your student. All links can be found on...   Read More

Road to College 3B: FAFSA Deep Dive Webinar for 12th Grade Families on Oct. 27

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Attention Oakland Tech Seniors: Join us via Zoom on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.for the College and Career Center’s Road to College 3B Zoom Webinar for 12th...   Read More

Red Cross Halloween Gram Fundraiser to Benefit Western Wildfire Victims

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This year the wildfire season has affected our state, our neighboring states, and our communities to a large extent. To provide relief for our communities that have been impacted by...   Read More

Oakland Tech Men’s Soccer Program Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 22

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New and returning student athletes are invited to email Coach Joel Higgins joel.higgins@ousd.org for a Zoom invite to the Oakland Tech men’s soccer program meeting on Thursday, Oct. 22, at...   Read More

OT Mountain Bike Team Organizing Fun Rides in November Open to All Tech Students

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Oakland Tech’s Mountain Bike team is starting their fun rides. It is a non-commitment ride, which means you can go with no experience to just see if you would like...   Read More

October PTSA Meeting Includes Session on Appropriate Responses to Bullying and Harassment

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On Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. the OTHS PTSA welcomes Dora Dome, Esq. for an informative online discussion and learning session on Bullying and Harassment. Students and parents are...   Read More

Reminder for 9th Graders to Complete the Student-Teacher Developmental Relationships Survey

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Hello Oakland Tech 9th grade Students/Class of 2024 This is just a gentle reminder asking you all to please complete a the Student-Teacher Developmental Relationships survey that Mr. Price shared...   Read More

Pathways to College Dual Enrollment Opportunity for Next Semester

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This college class is open for any OUSD student and will focus on in-depth career and life planning. Please see flyer for zoom link for a mandatory Orientation meeting about...   Read More

OT Math Club Meets Thursdays in Tutorial

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Pi Club meets Thursdays in Tutorial starting Oct. 22. Join us for competitions, math for fun, math help and more! Contact Gil’i Zaid (s_gili.zaid2@ousd.org) if you have any questions.

Oct. 16 Update From Principal Fairly: Quarter 2 Schedule FAQ

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Hello Oakland Tech community, Oakland Tech opened our Quarter 2 of Distance Learning this week with a number of successes. Our student engagement over the first four days of the...   Read More

Schedule and Instructions for Second Quarter Textbook Distribution

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As we begin the second quarter class schedule, textbooks and novels will be returned and distributed at the Oakland Tech campus according the following schedule: 9th Grade: Tuesday, Oct. 13...   Read More

Update From Principal Fairly: Revised Schedule for 2nd Quarter Classes Begins on Oct. 13

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Oakland Tech will modify our schedule slightly for Quarter 2 beginning on Oct. 13. When we divided our 7-period day into two quarters, it gave us the opportunity for targeted...   Read More

School Supplies and Bulldog Closet: Volunteers Needed

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Nurse Amanda and the PTSA will be giving out school supplies and Bulldog Closet supplies during textbook pick-up outside the girls’ gym. Volunteers aged 18+ needed 12 to 4 p.m....   Read More

Online Meetup for 10th Grade Families on Oct. 15

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Do you want to meet other 10th grade families? Do you have basic questions about how this year will work and how we can support our kids? Join us on...   Read More

SAT & ACT Preparation

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  Warm up for the “Real” SAT or ACT with a presentation on SAT vs. ACT.  Then take a Mock Practice SAT or ACT Test and find out how you would score.  Scores...   Read More

Oakland Tech Spirit Store is Now Open

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The Oakland Tech PTSA is thrilled to announce the launch of the new official Oakland Tech spirit Store! Here you’ll find a fresh assortment of OT-branded and customizable T-shirts, hoodies,...   Read More

Affinity Group Meeting Via Zoom for 9th Grade Families on Oct. 6

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Oakland Tech 9th Grade Parents: Please join us on October 6 from 7 to 8 p.m. for a 9th grade Community Zoom/Affinity Group Meeting. Mr. Price will answer questions and...   Read More

Attention Seniors: Three Important College Application Workshops in October

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Elizabeth Hunter, Oakland Tech’s College Readiness Specialist, will present the following college application workshops via Zoom: Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m.How to Fill Out Your UC Application (Walkthrough) Thursday,...   Read More

Road to College 3A: Oct. 6 Webinar for Seniors Focusing on Financial Aid & Scholarships

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Attention Oakland Tech Seniors: Join us via Zoom on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.for the College and Career Center’s Road to College 3A Zoom Webinar about college...   Read More

Students Invited to Join Oakland Tech’s Debate Club

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Are you interested in political science? Want to learn more about current events? Participate in tournaments, and get free BAUDL swag? Then debate is for you! Meetings every Monday at...   Read More

UC Berkeley Pre-College TRIO Upward Bound Program Now Accepting New Students

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The UC Berkeley Pre-College TRIO Upward Bound Program is Now Accepting New Students. If you are interested, complete the Pre-Screening Questionnaire: https://berkeley.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8JsFi2J1Varv2fj Services Provided: Academic Advising Academic Tutoring College Tours...   Read More

Oakland Tech PTSA Advocacy Committee to Host BYO Ballot (and Beverage) Discussion Via Zoom

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On October 13 at 7 p.m., the Oakland Tech PTSA Advocacy Committee will explain the November 2020 Ballot Measures (state and local) and how they affect our families and community....   Read More

Update on Advanced Placement Classes and Tests in Distance Learning

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Many parents have raised concerns about the Advanced Placement curriculum this year, and whether students will be prepared for the AP tests that are administered in May. All parents are...   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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