Yearly Archives: 2021

January 2021 School Sports Update

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School sports in California are in a continuing flux. Season 1 and Season 2 as defined by the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and previously posted on our web site (see...   Read More

College Prep Program for First-Generation Students

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Current 9th and 10th graders are invited to apply to UC Berkeley’s Pre-College Trio Talent Search program. This free federally funded program is designed to support first-generation students on the...   Read More

Attention Seniors: Online Workshop on Next Steps After Submitting College Applications

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Hit submit on your college applications? Not too sure what to do next? On Jan 21 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. or 6 to 7 p.m., Seniors will be guided...   Read More

Student-Run Nonprofit Works to Make Biking Accessible to Everyone

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My name is JJ Svenson and Ride The East Bay is a nonprofit organization that I started with a few of my friends. Our mission is to gather used/old/broken bikes,...   Read More

Planning for a Safe Return to Schools in 2021: OUSD District 1 Forum on Jan. 21

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On Thursday, Jan. 21, District 1 Oakland School Board Director Sam Davis will host a community forum on Planning for a Safe Return to Schools in 2021. Get your questions...   Read More

College & Career Night Webinars for 9th, 10th and 11th Grade Families

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Oakland Tech’s College & Career Center has scheduled College & Career Night events on Feb. 9 (for 11th grade families) and March 9 (for 9th and 10th grade families). These...   Read More

An Invitation to Join Oakland Tech’s Latinx Student Union

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Interested in enjoying lunch on Thursdays with a fun club ? Come join the Latinx Student Union! Our new schedule is every Thursday at lunch from 12:30 to 12:50 p.m....   Read More

Last Day to Switch Academies is Friday, Jan. 29

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Students are not allowed to drop an academy if they are already in one. Students can switch to another academy, only if there’s room in the other academy, Students who...   Read More

Schedule for Textbook/Novel Pickup and Exchange

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We will be doing textbook and novel pickup from Jan. 11 to 14. The schedule is below. Please enter at the 45th street gate and follow instructions that will be...   Read More

Two New Electives Announced for the 2021-22 School Year at Oakland Tech

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The following electives have been added to Oakland Tech’s class schedule for the next school year: Mastering Cultural Identity Created by the OUSD African American Female Excellence Program Click for...   Read More

The Oakland Tech Yearbook Needs Photo Submissions!

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Please take a few minutes to submit photos to the students working on the yearbook. Without submissions from parents and the larger student body we will not have enough photos...   Read More

9th Grade Academy Selection Process Update

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What is the Academy Selection Process? During the next few weeks you will find out more about all the Pathway Academies. Next, you will select your top three College &...   Read More

New Social Connection Program for Oakland Tech Students

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The PTSA is introducing a pilot program called Tech Connect, a way for students to meet up. This new social connection program offers 1-hour meetups for students around a shared...   Read More

Update From Principal Fairly: New Camera Policy for Distance Learning

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Happy New Year, Everyone! At Tech, our desire is to provide a distance learning program that is equitable for all students. We have three specific outcomes that we would like...   Read More

Zoom Meeting for 10th Grade Parents on Thursday, Jan. 7

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Parents and caregivers of Oakland Tech sophomores are invited to join a Zoom meeting on Thursday, Jan. 7, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Agenda: 6:30-7 Q&A with Ms. Ousley, Assistant...   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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