Yearly Archives: 2022

Collecting Graduation Gowns for Future Graduates

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Congratulations to all the OT graduates and their families! Before you stuff that gown into the back of your closet, consider donating it to next year’s seniors. We’re collecting gowns...   Read More

2022 Oakland Tech Music Department Compilation

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Use the link below to access a compilation of works from the Oakland Tech Music Department. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1PC9vS9WrH70Jevu5Hq1YfPIFEvG5Mpc1  

Google Offers Free Summer Computer Science Program

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Google is offering a FREE Computer Science Summer Program for high school students! No coding experience necessary! Located at the Fruitvale Station Plaza, you will be able to design your...   Read More

Disc-OTech Ultimate Frisbee Update

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Congratulations to the Disc-OTech ultimate program as we wrapped up our fourth season with a strong showing at the State Championships. This was Disc-OTech’s most successful year to date winning...   Read More

Attention Seniors: Important Info for Mandatory Senior Checkout Process

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There will be a checkout meeting for all Oakland Tech Seniors at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 16, in the auditorium. Before you come to the meeting, please make sure...   Read More

Class of 2022 Graduation Livestream Link

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Friends and family not able to attend this year’s Oakland Tech graduation ceremony can watch the event live starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, via YouTube using this...   Read More

Modified Bell Schedules for the Last Two Weeks of the School Year

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Here are the special bell schedules for these last two weeks (including final exam days) for 9th – 11th grade students at Oakland Tech.  

Give Your Old Calculator a New Life at Oakland Tech

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Do you have an extra Texas Instruments TI-84 calculator you are no longer using? We are always on the lookout for graphing calculators that might be loaned out to students...   Read More

Students: Apply Now to the Free Mills Educational Talent Search Summer Program

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The Mills Educational Talent Search Program (METS) is looking for rising 6th-11th students to join our summer program. We are offering MS Math/ Robotics (6th-7th grade); Kids2College/ Pre-algebra (8th-9th grade);...   Read More

New Student Center and Staff Lounge Coming to Oakland Tech

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The Oakland Tech Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) along with a group of administrators, parents, teachers, and students have collaborated to design a student center and staff lounge in the...   Read More

Seeking Student Volunteers for 9th Grade Orientation on Aug. 5

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Student volunteers are needed to help with 9th Grade Orientation on Friday, Aug. 5, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The 9th Grade Orientation and Fair will include the following components:...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: May 9-13

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Monday, May 9 4 p.m. Oakland Tech Badminton, Oakland Championships at Oakland Tech 4 p.m. Oakland Tech JV Baseball at Skyline High 5:30 p.m. Oakland Tech Girls Lacrosse vs. KIPP...   Read More

Oakland Tech School Site Council Meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, May 10

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All parents/guardians and community are encouraged to participate in the School Site Council. The SSC develops and monitors the implementation of the Single Plan for Student Achievement, otherwise known as...   Read More

Seeking Volunteers for End-of-Year Campus Work Day on May 15

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BARE, APES, and the Oakland Tech PTSA are hosting a campus work day on Sunday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will plant, weed, mulch, water, etc....   Read More

Spring 2022 Dance Production on Saturday, May 14

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Students in the Oakland Tech Dance Department invite you to their Spring 2022 Dance Production on Saturday, May 14, at 7 pm. in the Auditorium. The production will feature your...   Read More

High School Student Volunteer Opportunity with Piedmont Recreation Department

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Play Like a Girl+ seeks volunteers on Sunday, May 15, at Piedmont High School’s Witter Field. Shifts are from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Contact...   Read More

24-Hour Relay 5K Challenge to Support Mental Health Awareness

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We are supporting Teen Mental Wellness this year by trying to raise at least $500 at Ever Forward Club’s 18th Annual 24 Hour Relay 5K Challenge. If we can register...   Read More

Video Recording of April 21 Zoom Meeting for Incoming 9th Grade Students

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Oakland Tech hosted a Zoom meeting for incoming 9th grade students on Thursday, April 21. The meeting provided general information about Oakland Tech, course selection info, and options for summer...   Read More

Last Virtual PTSA Meeting of the School Year on Tuesday, April 26

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The Oakland Tech Parent Teacher Student Association will meet via Zoom at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26. We will discuss: HBCU tours and how to get involved for 2022/2023...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: April 25-30

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Monday, April 25 5 p.m. Oakland Tech Boys Volleyball at Life Academy Tuesday, April 26 4 p.m. Oakland Tech Girls Softball vs. KIPP at Tech (Senior Night) Wednesday, April 27...   Read More

Order 2022 Yearbooks Now; Price Increase in May

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Yearbook orders are now being accepted at a cost of $100 each. If you want a yearbook, be sure to order by the end of April, as the price increases...   Read More

April 21 Zoom Meeting for Students Attending Oakland Tech for the 2022-23 School Year

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A mandatory meeting for all students who plan to attend Oakland Tech next year (Grades 9-12) is happening Wednesday, April 21, from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm via Zoom. We will be...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: April 18-23

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Monday, April 18 4 p.m. Oakland Tech JV  Baseball vs. Skyline High, at Oakland Tech 5 p.m. Oakland Tech Boys Varsity Volleyball vs. Skyline High, at Oakland Tech 7 p.m....   Read More

A Tasty April 20 Fundraiser: Pizza Pies for the PTSA!

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This Wednesday, April 20, the Round Table Pizza store on Grand Ave will donate 20% of all dine-in and take-out orders to the Oakland Tech PTSA and support our student...   Read More

OakTechRep Production of ‘Clue’ Debuts April 21

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Students have been putting incredible work over their spring break to bring this fabulous production to life Two amazing casts, several endings, and a student-designed set that will blow you...   Read More

Deadline Extended for Oakland Tech Equity Team Scholar Leader Applications

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Expand your voice and leadership skills through service and community engagement by becoming an Oakland Tech Equity Team Scholar Leader for the 22-23 academic year. The OT Equity and Climate...   Read More

Red Cross Raffle: Enter to Win an iPad and Support Ukraine Relief Efforts

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This Spring, the Oakland Technical High School Red Cross Club will be hosting a raffle to support the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in providing aid for Ukraine...   Read More

Oakland Tech School Site Council Meeting and Approval of 2022-2023 SPSA

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You are invited to attend our school’s School Site Council (SSC) meeting on Tuesday, April 12, at  6:00pm via Zoom for the approval of the 2022-2023 School Plan for Student...   Read More

Round Table Pizza Fundraiser on April 20

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Oakland tech is once again partnering with Round Table to support the PTSA. On Wednesday, April 20, all dine-in or take-out orders made at the Grand Ave store will benefit...   Read More

Watch an Oakland Roots Soccer Game and Support Oakland Tech!

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Soccer fans, take note: Bring friends and family from Oakland Tech out to a soccer game on Saturday, April 30, in support of the PTSA! On Teacher & Student Appreciation/Write...   Read More

Oakland Tech Food Drive: Drop Off Non-Perishable Items to Help the Unhoused

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Oakland Student Service is organizing a food drive to support Oakland’s homeless community. The food drive will take place from April 11 until April 22. Please drop off non-perishable food...   Read More

Community College Fair on April 21

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I am excited to offer you an opportunity to connect and learn about the Community College Pathway. Whether you are interested in taking a community college class during high school...   Read More

College & Career Outlook for 9th and 10th Graders: Planning for Success 2 Video Now Available Online

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Click below to view a video recording of the March 16 College & Career Center webinar Planning for Success 2, an annual presentation designed to help Oakland Tech 9th and...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: March 28-April 2

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Monday, March 28 4 p.m. Oakland Tech JV Baseball vs,. Livermore at Livermore Tueday, March 29 4 p.m. Oakland Tech Girls Softball vs. Skyline at Owen Jones 5:30 p.m. Oakland...   Read More

Attention Seniors: Show Appreciation for Those Who Have Helped You Plan Your Future

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On Wednesday, March 30th during Advisory in the College & Career Center, we will be having a Gratitude Event. This event is for y’all to be able show gratitude towards...   Read More

Modified Bell Schedule for March 28 – April 1

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School will be closed on Friday, April 1, in observance of César Chavez Day. The four-day week means Oakland Tech will operate on a modified bell schedule as shown below,...   Read More

PTSA Auction Update: Live Event on Saturday, March 26

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The online auction closed on March 23 and it was a fantastic success! Many thanks to all who bid and contributed. Watch your email for information about picking up items...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: March 21-26

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Monday, March 21 4 p.m. Oakland Tech Varsity Baseball vs. Miramonte 4 p.m. Oakland Tech JV Baseball at Miramonte 6 p.m. Oakland Tech Varsity Volleyball at Oakland High Tuesday, March...   Read More

COVID Update: Masks, New State Guidance, and Spring Break Testing

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OUSD has several updates about the COVID-19 pandemic, and what is happening in the District to mitigate its effects. The updates address the District’s mask requirement, new state COVID guidance,...   Read More

Oakland Tech’s Online Auction is Now Live!

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The 2022 Oakland Tech Online Auction is open for bidding through March 23. Visit the Oakland Tech Auction Web site to set up your free account and start bidding on...   Read More

Taste of Temescal Food Crawl to Benefit the Oakland Tech PTSA

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Tuesday March 29th 6-9pm This one-of-a-kind event is a great way to support the community and school. Sign-ups are open for volunteers, participating restaurants, and sponsorships, and we are so...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: March 8-12

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Tuesday, March 8 State Playoffs: Girls’ Varsity Basketball vs. Lincoln High School (Lincoln, CA), 6 p.m., away Wednesday, March 9 JV Baseball vs. Pittsburg, 3:30 p.m. at Pittsburg Varsity Baseball...   Read More

Oakland Tech School Site Council Meeting Via Zoom on Tuesday, March 8

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Oakland Tech Monthly SSC Meeting, Tuesday, March 8, 6:00pm via Zoom Oakland Technical High School School Site Council Meeting IMPORTANT MEETING All parents/guardians and community are encouraged to participate in...   Read More

Senior Prom Tickets Now Available; Popcorn Fundraiser to Reduce Ticket Costs

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Hey seniors, now is the time to buy your prom ticket! Tickets are $100 and you can pay with cash, money orders, and cashier checks. Checks should be addressed to...   Read More

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

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Planning for Success #2, a  a webinar for 9th and 10th graders, will take place via Zoom starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. We invite students and their families...   Read More

Oakland Tech Movie Night on Friday, March 11

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Join us for a screening of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse! The Junior class is hosting a movie night for ALL classes on Friday, March 11, from 5:45 to 8:00 p.m....   Read More

Seeking 9th Grade Hosts for Prospective Student Shadow Days

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Attention Oakland Tech 9th graders: We have prospective incoming sudents who would like to visit Tech for a Shadow Day, and we need over 100 9th graders to help host...   Read More

Announcing Shadow Days at Oakland Tech for Prospective 9th Grade Students

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Oakland Tech is happy to announce that we will be able to offer Shadow Days for prospective 9th grade students. Due to COVID, we have limited slots available during the...   Read More

Oakland Tech Latinx Ceremony 2022

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Mark your calendars and RSVP ASAP! LSU will host the 2nd Annual Latinx stole ceremony on Wednesday, May 18, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the football field!  The deadline...   Read More

Black History Month Newsletter: Issue 4

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Below is Issue 4 of Oakland Tech’s Black History Month Newsletter:

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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