From Sam Davis: The City of Oakland also has a fee-based ‘pod’ with rec center staff supervising students doing distance learning, I saw an announcement for one in West Oakland, $540 for 2 weeks: https://cityofoakland.perfectmind.com/23603/Clients/BookMe4LandingPages/CoursesLandingPage?widgetId=15f6af07-39c5-473e-b053-96653f77a406&embed=False&redirectedFromEmbededMode=False&courseId=0e069475-da43-4e52-b222-c823b77f9faa There is financial aid available, contact email@example.com
From Jody London: That is a subject of negotiations. Both OEA and the District have put forward “sunshine” proposals, which can be viewed in the agendas for the Oct. 28 Board meeting (OEA) and Nov. 12 (OUSD). https://www.ousd.org/domain/67
From Julie Glass: Thanks — For those who are interested, here is a link with more links to sunshining info: https://ousd.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4689510&GUID=D0607268-C423-473C-9FAA-0F4D251FC557
From Sonja Travick: Tutorials are open to students from both quarters. Student can keep in touch and work with their teachers from quarter 1
From Oakland Tech PTSA: http://oaklandtechleadership.weebly.com
From Michelle Quinn: For clubs, if you go to this link and hover over ABS clubs you’ll see a bunch of clubs http://oaklandtechleadership.weebly.com/webpagecontent-241632-489211-407973-119921-696496-125800-718101-163272-782902-810082-349938-719307-486932-425697-657707-901552-848688-853054-588416-655777-963963-123116-527691-888920-546553-409815.html
Randal Fraters Jr.: Howdy parents! I’m Mr. Fraters–a 9th grade English and History teacher. I’ve started a list of weekly book reviews and recommendations that I email to my students and families each week. If you want to throw material at your students, check out these reviews and pick up some books. I add a new review each week. The table of contents is here, with links to each review. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hmBZMEueuuf7GU_In1oZPNGGfA5mWBztVRfmY1_TpyI/edit
Randal Fraters Jr.: Also, during Tutorial each week I host podcasts for interested students. I have about 50 regulars who show up. If you want a list of podcasts to IV drip wisdom into your child’s brain, check out the schedule here with links and more recommendations at the bottom https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OPBl_D1NzI0KLGg9vmTl2oSWVdR_dSRAa49t1Tkbpbk/edit
From Jacqueline Arnoldy: To keep up with the Tech community in these difficult times and many extra available opportunities for your student, please follow one or more of the following: 1) the school news feed & upcoming events on the website 2) the e-newsletter The Bullhorn 3) OTHS Connections, OTHS College & Career, & You Meet The World Instagram pages
From Jody London: If you go towww.ousd.org you will see on the home page the links to the COVID info
From Bethany Meyer: Re: SpEd assessments, the MOU specifies that teachers cannot be required to come in to do special education assessments. Independent contractors are being assigned to complete INITIAL assessments according to an Equity Model.
From Sam Davis: Here is a link to the Readiness to Return dashboard on the district website: https://www.ousd.org/Page/20271
Heath Madom: Ms. Arnoldy has a wealth of information! https://www.instagram.com/othsconnections/
Elizabeth Falkner: All students and their families are invited to the HBCU Forum – your chance to learn about Historically Black Colleges and Universities! Wed, 12/9/20 See the OT website for more details: https://oaklandtech.com/staff/blog/ai1ec-event/hbcu-forum/?instance_id=1530335
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