Yearly Archives: 2021

A Message From Principal Fairly: A Very Full First Week at Oakland Tech

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Many Successes to Start the Year I trust that this message finds you safe and healthy. We had a very successful first week with our scholars, and we all became...   Read More

A Message From Principal Fairly: Oakland Tech Shaken, But No One Hurt, and Planning for Safety

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Dear Oakland Tech Community, Today, just like every other day of the school year, the health and well-being of our students and staff are our highest priority. Unfortunately, we had...   Read More

Zoom-Based PTSA Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 17: Q&A on Campus Safety and COVID Response

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Join us for our first Oakland Tech PTSA general meeting of the year on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Please register here for the meeting. Considering recent...   Read More

School Picture Info for Oakland Tech Students

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School Pictures for the yearbook are happening NOW through Wednesday of next week () Aug. 18in the Teachers Cafeteria in the basement of the main building. Make sure you show...   Read More

Join the Tech Cross Country Team!

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All students are welcome to join the OaklandTech cross country running team! We have started practicing, and newcomers and returners alike are invited to join. You do not need to...   Read More

TechniClinic Reopens Sept. 1 by Appointment Only

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Oakland Tech’s campus health center, TechniClinic, will re-open on Sept 1, with limited access and by appointment only. For the safety of our staff, anyone entering the clinic will be...   Read More

COVID-19 Safety Updates for the OUSD Community

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Hello Oakland Tech Bulldog Families, We have received important information from the school district about COVID testing and vaccinations. Please keep this information on file and use it to stay...   Read More

A Message From Principal Fairly: Oakland Tech is Open – Welcome Back!

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Greetings to all of our new and returning Bulldogs! It is good to be starting this year as Principal with you in person. Our first day of school is Monday,...   Read More

Counselor Contacts and Course Change Requests

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Course Change Requests: As the new school year begins, students who need to make a change to their class schedule should reach out to their counselors by completing a digital...   Read More

COVID-19 Protection: Get Vaccinated for Free at Oakland Tech on Friday, Aug. 6

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Kaiser Permanente will set up a mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic in front of Oakland Tech on Friday, Aug. 6, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Free vaccinations will be available anyone...   Read More

New Oakland Tech Bell Schedule Posted

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For the 2021-22 school year, Oakland Tech has adopted the seven-period modified block schedule shown below. School begins each morning at 8:40 a.m. Dismissal time varies by day of the...   Read More

Registration Forms Available Online for the Oakland Tech After-School Program

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The Tribe, Oakland Tech’s after-school program, features a new schedule of activities organized by Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) under the direction of Site Coordinator Erin Walker (erin.walker@ousd.org). Registration forms are...   Read More

Oakland Tech Registration and Orientation Information for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Hello Oakland Tech Students/Families, Welcome to the start of the 2021-2022 academic school year. While we know that a great many of you all anticipate coming in-person to complete the...   Read More

2021-22 School Year Calendar Now Posted on the OUSD Web Site

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On June 30, the Oakland School Board approved the final version of the district calendar for the 2021-22 school year. The calendar is now available for download on the OUSD...   Read More

No Summer Bridge Program For This Year’s Incoming 9th Grade Class

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In May, Assistant Principal Martel Price reached out to incoming 9th grade families to inform them that the Oakland Tech Summer Bridge program normally offered for the new class of...   Read More

Design Contest for 2021-22 Oakland Tech Sweatshirt

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Oakland Tech students are invited to enter a contest to design the 2021-22 Oakland Tech sweatshirt. The winner will receive $100 and a new sweatshirt! Send submissions to jsgray1204@gmail.com by...   Read More

OUSD Update: In-Person and Distance Learning Options for the 2021-22 School Year

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On June 30, Oakland Unified School District Chief Academic Officer Dr. Sondra Aguilera published an update on re-opening school campuses for the 2021-22 school year. Dr. Aguilera informed the OUSD...   Read More

One More Yearbook Pickup – Tues 6/22 4-6 pm and Friday 6/25 4-6pm

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2021 Yearbooks Ready For Pick Up – This Monday 6/14/2021

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OTHS 2021 Yearbook Distribution! The yearbook will be available for pickup on Monday, June 14th from 10am to 1pm. Please come to the front steps of the school and bring...   Read More

Fifteen Scholarships Available for Self-Paced ‘Wealth Mindset’ Course

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There are 15 free scholarships for Oakland Tech students/families to take the online class “It’s O.K. to be Rich – Insights for a Wealth Mindset.” Just send your name and...   Read More

Mills Educational Talent Search (METS) Virtual Summer Program

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The Mills Educational Talent Search (METS) program of Mills College offers a free four-week summer program from June 7 to July 2, Class will be held Monday through Thursday, with...   Read More

A Message From Principal Fairly: Graduation Info, Book/Technology Returns, and Gratitude to the Oakland Tech Community

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Greetings, Bulldogs! As I look back on the year that we’ve been through together, I feel a deep sense of gratitude to every member of our Oakland Tech community. Part...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: May 24-27

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Monday, May 24, 6 p.m., Men’s JV Soccer at Castlemont Tuesday, May 25, 4 p.m., JV Baseball vs. Oakland at Rickey Henderson Tuesday, May 25, 5 p.m., Women’s Varsity Volleyball...   Read More

Drama – A Comedy of Errors

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This post is also visible on the Performing Arts Site Come and support our students in a pandemic-adaptation of : Sheakespear’s A Comedy of Errors Where: We will present this...   Read More

PTSA Historian Request: Please Report Your Volunteer Hours for the 2020-21 School Year

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As we bring this school year to a close. the Oakland Tech PTSA Board wants to give you big THANK YOU for all of you who volunteered and served our...   Read More

Sol House Party on the Front Lawn on the Last Day of School

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Who: All current members of Sol House What: Play games, bond with your solmates, and eat pizza. You can also pick up your Sol House shirt if you don’t have...   Read More

All 11th Grade Students: Math Inventory Make-Up Assessment, SBAC Opt-In

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All 11th grade students are required to take the Math Inventory in lieu of *SBAC.There will be a Math Inventory make-up test on Thursday, May 20, from 2:30 to 3:30...   Read More

Tobacco Self-Help Kits for Teens Available May 19 at Oakland Tech and Oakland High

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We are committed to helping our fellow teens take the first step towards a healthier lifestyle. To combat problem of tobacco use in our community, we designed tobacco prevention self-help...   Read More

Updated: Oakland Tech Collaborative School Site Council Meeting, May 21, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

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The May meeting of Oakland Tech’s Collaborative School Site Council has been rescheduled – again. The new meeting date is Friday, May 21, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.  Oakland Technical High...   Read More

May 18 PTSA Meeting: Budget Vote Followed by Student Presentation on the Power of Peer Mediation

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The Oakland Tech PTSA will meet on Tuesday, May 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom. The agenda will include a vote to approve the proposed budget for next school...   Read More

Calling Family Members of Seniors: Send In a Quote to Use for May 20 Virtual Decision Day

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Here’s your chance to send a short, but heartfelt message to your graduating Senior during our online Decision Day on May 20, 2021.  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfPuZW6xrYU8pX4ZZUwy_HizFBaS6rev-Fi7-GzQhALx4GWLg/viewform Virtual Decision Day begins at 3...   Read More

The 2021-22 Proposed Bell Schedule for Oakland Tech

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Family and Student Feedback on the 2021-22 Proposed Bell Schedule During the week of May 4, Principal Fairly talked to parents and students in two separate forums about next year’s...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: May 10 to 15

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Please note that due to COVID-19 health guidelines, there is a limit of two spectators per athlete unless told otherwise. Games subject to change. Monday, May 10, 4 p.m., Softball...   Read More

HBCU Spring Tour Information Meeting on May 20

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Each year, dozens of students participate in Oakland Tech’s spring break tour of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs). Students along with parents or caregivers are invited to join us...   Read More

Oakland Tech Ethics Bowl Team Sweeps Competition

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Congratulations to the Oakland Tech Ethics Bowl Team for winning four out of four matches! Special thanks to Gabriela Navarro, Gil’i Zaid, Kalen Windels, Jayda Gray, Isaiah Goldstein, and Mr....   Read More

Hack the Hood: Free Summer Technology and Entrepreneurship Programs

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Do you want to learn in-demand tech skills to make a difference? These  six-week summer programs offer opportunities to: Receive FREE DoorDash credits for the duration of the program Receive...   Read More

Class of 2021 Virtual Decision Day on Thursday, May 20

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Join us via Zoom to recognize, celebrate and honor our graduating class of 2021 on Thursday, May 20, starting at 3 p.m. ***Please complete the Senior Survey to be able...   Read More

Join Us on May 18 to Celebrate, Recognize, and Honor our Latinx Graduating Class of 2021!

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Oakland Tech’s Latinx Virtual Graduation will take place on Tuesday, May 18, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Follow this link to RSVP for the event: Latinx Virtual Graduation RSVP Form...   Read More

Academic Excellence Award Ceremony Honors Our African American Scholars

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In partnership with the Oakland Unified School District’s Office of Equity: African American Male Achievement, African American Female Excellence, Oscar Wright and the African American Education Task Force proudly invites...   Read More

Starting May 12, Students to Return Textbooks and Chromebooks: Schedule and Procedures

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All students will return textbooks and Chromebooks, and pay debts beginning May 12. This will be done at the Textbook Room and the parking lot. Schedule for Seniors: May 12...   Read More

Summer Internship Opportunity With TUPE Youth Development Program

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TUPE Youth Ambassador Internship What is it? Work with TUPE staff to identify a topic you are passionate about educating others on. At the end of your 8 week commitment...   Read More

11th Grade Students: Math Inventory Assessment, SBAC Opt-In, Reading Inventory Make-Up

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All 11th Grade Students are required to take the Math Inventory in lieu of SBAC.* All 11th grade Advisory teachers will administer the Math Inventory during the Tutorial Period. You...   Read More

Student, Family Input Sessions on OaklandTech’s Reopening Schedule 2021-22

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Now that the situation in California is moving in the direction of safety for most in-person gatherings, we want to begin gathering input from students, parents, and families regarding the...   Read More

Takalam: Arab Youth of Oakland Speaking Up!

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Takalam is a summer leadership and digital literacy program for Arab youth of Oakland to uplift voices for advocacy, representation, and civic engagement. The program dates are June 7 to...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: May 3 to 8

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Please note that due to COVID-19 health guidelines, there is a limit of two spectators per athlete unless told otherwise. Games subject to change. Monday, May 3, 3:00 p.m., Women’s...   Read More

2020-21 Yearbooks Now Available for Pre-Order

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The yearbook class faced many challenges this year producing the 2020-21 yearbook. It is quite different from previous books produced by Oakland Tech students. Because of the pandemic and the...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: April 26 to May 1

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Please note that due to COVID-19 health guidelines, there is a limit of two spectators per athlete unless told otherwise. Wednesday, April 28, 3 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Skyline at...   Read More

Overview of Graduation Plans for the Oakland Tech Class of 2021

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Seniors met with Ms. Sudduth, Mr. Campisi, and Mr. Fairly on Wednesday, April 21, to learn details about the two graduation opportunities that we have this year. The recording of...   Read More

A Message From Principal Fairly: With Your Help, We Can Keep the Change Alive

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Thank you to the students who have participated in our Student Listening Campaign. Your voices will make a difference! On April 20, our nation saw that it is possible for...   Read More

Oakland Tech Ninth Graders Invited to Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, May 1

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Oakland Tech Ninth Graders: Do you want to explore campus and the Tech neighborhood, and meet other kids? We are hosting a huge scavenger hunt on Saturday, May 1, at Oakland...   Read More

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