Monthly Archives: February 2021

An Invitation to the Special Education Committee Meeting on Friday, March 5

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Please join other caregivers and parents of special education students via Zoom to discuss issues and ideas for supporting our students. Our quarterly meeting is Friday, March 5, from 4:30...   Read More

OAL Sports Update: Conditioning for Season 2 Sports Begins the Week of March 1

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Season 2 sports in the Oakland Athletic League will begin conditioning on Monday, March 1. Unless athletes are told otherwise, these sports will hold conditioning Monday through Thursday starting at...   Read More

Register for Ride 4 A Reason 2021: Free for Teachers and Students!

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Register for the 2021 virtual Run*Walk*Ride 4 A Reason. Set a personal goal to run, walk, or ride during the month of April, while raising funds for Oakland and Alameda...   Read More

Submit Photos for the 2021 Oakland Tech Yearbook

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The yearbook staff needs students and parents to submit photos for the 2021 Oakland Tech yearbook. We need candid (everyday) photos of students from Oakland Tech. Without community participation the...   Read More

Mills Educational Talent Search Events in March

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The Mills Educational Talent Search (METS) program of Mills College is having a few fun events in March: March 9: Guest Speaker Series #1: Jed Alexander, SpongeBob illustrator at 3:30...   Read More

Oakland Tech Debate Club Seeks New Members

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Interested in joining debate? We are hosting a Novice Outreach event next Monday (3/1) to recruit new students interested in debate, and we will raffle five $20 gift cards to...   Read More

Seniors Invited to Submit Survey on Arts and Performance at Oakland Tech

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Attention seniors! Fill out this survey on your experience with arts and performance at Oakland Tech. We want your experience and feedback to better understand the impact art has had...   Read More

Planning for Success 2: College & Career Night for 9th and 10th Grade Students and Families

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This live Zoom webinar on Tuesday, March 9, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. is open to all Oakland Tech 9th and 10th graders and their families. What’s next after high...   Read More

Collaborative School Site Council Meeting Tues. Feb. 23 at 4:30 pm.

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Oakland Tech will hold our monthly Collaborative School Site Council meeting this week on Tuesday, February 23, at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom. Please see the announcement and agenda here.

Tech Parent University/African American Student Action Planners – Meeting Tues. Feb. 23 6 p.m.

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Tech Parent University (TPU) African American Student Action Planners  (BSU for parents) Tuesday – February 23, 2021 – 6:00 p.m. (AASAP) is a committee of parents, teachers, students & school administrators...   Read More

Current Information on School Sports Schedules and the Oakland Athletic League

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FEB. 19 UPDATE: The conditioning for sports previously scheduled to begin on Monday, Feb. 22, has been moved back to Monday, March 1, by the district. Students should receive an...   Read More

April 1 Deadline to Enter the Science Video Contest

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The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology’s High School Vision Program and the National Eye Institute are excited to present the first annual Student Science Video Contest. Winners can...   Read More

Forum on Improving Enrollment in OUSD Schools

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District 1 School Board Director Sam Davis is hosting Zoom-based public forum on Improving Enrollment in Oakland Unified on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  Learn about what...   Read More

Oakland Promise Black Exxcellence Grants Available to Support Graduating Oakland Black/African American Seniors

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In partnership with Harlem Children’s Zone, the Oakland Promise is launching our Black Excellence Grant, to support graduating Oakland Black/African American seniors in achieving their post-secondary goals. This grant offers...   Read More

Students: Register for the OUSD Science & Engineering Fair by March 24

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Do you want to challenge students to investigate a question or problem in more detail? Then check out the OUSD Science & Engineering Fair (OSEF). This year marks OSEF’s 63rd...   Read More

Oakland Tech Work Experience Class Enables Supervised Paid Employment Experiences

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Join the Work Experience Class. The goal of this class is to enable you to become a productive responsible individual through supervised paid employment experiences. This class will benefit you...   Read More

Calling Volunteers to join the Oakland Tech PTSA Nominating Committee

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Please consider joining this important committee. The committee forms now and works to recruit and nominate individuals to join the Executive Board of the PTSA. We will meet and form...   Read More

Juniors: Genesys Works Class of 2022 Application is Now Open

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Genesys Works is a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the lives of teens, just like you. If accepted into the program, you will have the opportunity to participate in: An...   Read More

Course Selection for the 2021-22 School Year: Forms and Instructions Now Available Online

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9th Grade scheduling Presentation Link to 9th Grade Scheduling Presentation Zoom Video » Enter passcode @%q0=ffh 11th Grade Course Selection Presentation click anywhere to play | click the full screen...   Read More

December/January Issue of The Scribe Newspaper Now Available Online

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The December/January issue of The Scribe, Oakland Tech’s official Student Newspaper, is digitally available at www.oaklandtechscribe.com.  

College Pathway Info Night for First Generation 9th and 10th Graders of Color

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Are you a First Generation Student of Color? Come learn about the steps to get to college and how DCAC and EAOP can support your pathway! Please register by Feb....   Read More

Free Community College Info Session on Feb. 18

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Come learn about what the Community College system has to offer, both as a College System and during your High School years. Get the chance to ask questions to actual...   Read More

CCC Info Session on Oakland Promise Scholarships

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Come learn about the Oakland Promise Scholarship on Feb. 9 and Feb. 11 during College & Career Center Office Hours (12:30-1:30). Get scholarship information, essay help, and the chance to...   Read More

Attention Ninth Graders: Feb. 5 Deadline to Submit Your Academy Pathway Application

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Drum Roll Please!!!! It is time to select your Academy Pathways for next year. Oakland Tech is committed to having equitably balanced Pathway cohorts where the demographics of each Pathway...   Read More

Sports Update: Conditioning Resumes for Some Sports This Week, More to Begin in Late February

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Conditioning for student-athletes playing football, women’s volleyball, cross country and cheerleading has begun this week at Tech from 4:30-5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, for three weeks through Feb. 18. All...   Read More

Opportunities – ART AND WRITING COMPETITION APPLICATION

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Oakland Tech is committed to our work on increasing equity, expanding Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and augmenting the voices of our scholars. Beginning in February, the OUSD Equity Team, Black Student...   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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