5th Annual 2018 Best of the Bay Step Show & Youth Conference

Take part in (or just watch and enjoy!) the Urban Heat Academy’s 5th Annual “Best of the Bay” Step Show Competition and Youth Conference on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the...   Read More

Spring Sports Information Meeting

All Oakland Tech parents and student-athletes are invited to attend the Spring Sports Information Meeting on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 6 PM, in the cafeteria. Hosted by Tech’s Athletic Dept. and Sports Booster Club,...   Read More

Academy Applications Distributed to 9th Grade Students

Freshman Class Officer Election

Voting will be held during Computer/Advisory classes.

2017-18 Freshman Class Officer Application Window

9th grade Bulldogs are encouraged bring their voices, energy and ideas to Tech’s Student Government by running for office during a special, mid-year election for Freshman Class Officers. Be the...   Read More

OUSD Sprint Free Activated Phone Giveaway

On Friday, Jan. 26, OUSD, Tech Exchange, and Sprint will be hosting an event to hand out and activate free smart phones with a free data plan that are hotspot...   Read More

AASAP Observation Day

Tech’s African American Action Planners Committee (AASAP) annual observation day is set for Wednesday, Feb. 21. Parents and guardians are invited to attend school with their student to get a better...   Read More

OTs “Take Back the Night” Event

As part of a nationwide campaign aimed at ending sexual assault and violence and supporting survivors, Tech is hosting a “Take Back the Night” event on Friday, Feb. 16th from 4...   Read More

End of OUSD Enrollment Season

The OUSD Enrollment Season is coming to a close, but the district has everything you need to find and apply to the best OUSD schools for your student. Apply online or in...   Read More

Annual Title 1 & Monthly CSSC Meeting: All Welcome!

Tech’s Collaborative School Site Council is a dedicated group of teachers, staff, students, administrators, parents and community members that monitors the implementation of the school site plan for student achievement, evaluates the results...   Read More


Tonight’s CSSC meeting has been postponed. A new date will be announced ASAP. Tech’s Collaborative School Site Council is a dedicated group of teachers, staff, students, administrators, parents and community members...   Read More

9th-11th Grade Finals

9th-11th Grade Finals

Grand Canyon

possible app workshop afterwards

Music Dept. Presents “Songs of the Bay”

The Oakland Tech Music Department proudly presents “Songs from the Bay” — our 2018 fundraiser at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle (410 14th St, Oakland) on Friday, Feb.16. Doors open at 7:30...   Read More

College Information Night for Sophomores & Juniors

All 10th and 11th grade students — and their parents and guardians — are strongly encouraged to attend Tech’s annual College Information Night for Sophomores & Juniors on Thursday, Feb. 1,...   Read More

OT Family Fun 5K Run/Walk Around Lake Merritt

Calling all Tech families and friends! Tie up those laces and start moving! Please join us for the Tech PTSAs semi-annual Family Fun 5K Run/Walk around Lake Merritt on Sunday,...   Read More

Tech Student Auditions for 39th Annual MLK Jr. Oratorical Festival Competition

Details here.

PTSA Meeting: All Welcome!

Parents and community members! Everyone is invited to join us for the next Oakland Tech Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) general meeting on Monday, Jan. 8 at 7 PM in...   Read More

Tech Jazz Combo Performs at Yoshi’s

The Oakland Tech Jazz Combo led by student Nathaniel Nakadegawa-Lee has been selected to participate in “A Night With Elevate Oakland” at Yoshi’s on Tuesday, Feb 6. This event features...   Read More

Last Day to Submit Senior Quotes for Yearbook

Quotes have fewer than 150 characters with no inappropriate or offensive language. Seniors, if you do not submit a quote or specifically request not to have a quote, one will...   Read More

CSSC Meeting: All Welcome!

Tech’s Collaborative School Site Council is a dedicated group of teachers, staff, students, administrators, parents and community members that monitors the implementation of the school site plan for student achievement, evaluates the results...   Read More

USA Air Force Academy

Registration Closes for OUSD 39th Annual MLK Jr. Oratorical Festival

Learn more here.

Registration Opens for OUSD 39th Annual MLK Jr. Oratorical Festival

Learn more here.

PTSA Grant Application Deadline

Guidelines, FAQs and the linked online application are available here.

2018-19 OUSD Budget Prioritization Study Session w/ Board of Ed

Take part in the budget priortization process for 2018-19 and learn more about central office resources and services to schools at Monday’s community meeting co-hosted by the Local Control Accountability Plan...   Read More

Faculty & Staff Holiday Breakfast

The PTSA is hosting a holiday breakfast feast for Tech’s hardworking teachers, staff and administrators on Friday, Dec. 22, in the library –– and your support is needed to help make it a scrumptious success. We’re...   Read More

PTSA Meeting, Community Unity Celebration & Potluck: All Welcome!

All Bulldog community members and supporters are warmly invited to attend the next PTSA meeting (and potluck!) on Monday, Dec. 11, from 7 to 9 PM, in the library. Along with...   Read More

Notification of Pathway/Academy Placement

9th grade students will be notified of their academy placement via OUSD student email.

Pathway Acceptance Interviews for 9th Grade Students

Academy acceptance interviews will be conducted primarily on Wednesday, Feb. 14 (and, if necessary due to scheduling conflicts, at other times throughout the week of Feb. 12). The conversations are...   Read More

Pathway Directors Review 9th Grade Applications

Academy/Pathway Directors are continuing to meet to determine placements for next year’s 10th grade class. They are conducting follow-up interviews with students whose preferences were unclear.

Engineering Academy Diagnostic for 9th Grade Students

A diagnostic based on Algebraic skills and knowledge will be given to 9th grade students applying to the Engineering Academy.

Pathway/Academy Applications Due from 9th Grade Students

Pathway/Academy Week!

This week, all 9th grade students are participating in pathway outreach events during their CS classes and lunchtime information sessions (with lunch provided!) in the library:  Monday: Race, Policy &...   Read More

Academy Video Presentation in 9th Grade Advisory Classes

10th-12th grade Bulldogs will discuss their pathways experiences in a video presentation shared in 9th grade classes. A discussion and student survey follow.

Free Screening of “Backpack Full of Cash”

¨Backpack Full of Cash,” narrated by Matt Damon, is a feature-length documentary that explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s most vulnerable children. There will be...   Read More

Music Dept. Winter Concert: Come Celebrate Great Music!

Come hear why Tech’s music program has been recognized TWICE by the Grammy Foundation for excellence in music education! Join us on Friday, Dec. 15, at 6:30 PM in the...   Read More

Hot Chocolate Fundraiser

Tech’s Sophomore Class Student Government officers are selling delicious hot chocolate every morning, from 8:30 to 8:55 AM, in front of the library — yours for only $2 a cup! All...   Read More

Hockey Game: Bulldogs vs. South Bay Flyers

Come out and support Oakland Tech’s hockey team!

Hockey Game: Bulldogs vs. South Bay Flyers

Oakland Tech’s Best Kept Secret: We have a hockey team! Come out and support the Bulldogs!

Hockey Game: Bulldogs vs. East Bay Dragons

Oakland Tech’s best kept secret: We have a hockey team! Come out to support the Bulldogs!

Staff Directory Offline, Nov. 19 – 21

The website’s staff directory will be offline Sunday, Nov. 19 thru Tuesday, Nov. 21 for updating. We apologize for any inconvenience. Students and parents, you can find teacher email addresses...   Read More

Community Engagement Mtg Re: 2018-19 Budget Prioritization

Tonight’s community engagement meeting with the District Budget Advisory Committee and assorted school site committees is focused on discussing priorities for the 2018-19 budget.  

Board of Ed Meeting to VOTE on Budget Cuts

Tonight, the Oakland School Board will vote on the budget resolution, which will include mid-year layoffs and school site cuts. We strongly encourage everyone with a stake in the decision...   Read More

Board of Education Resolution Review Re: Budget Cuts

Tonight’s meeting includes a debrief of the Nov. 27 special meeting regarding the budget as well as a discussion about a decision for Wednesday, Dec. 13. Here is an overview...   Read More

School Board Budget & Finance Committee Meeting

Discussion includes first interim, FCMAT implementation plan; update on multi-year projections and the 18-19 budget calendar. Here is an overview of OUSDs financial situation.

Special Meeting of Board of Ed Re: Proposed Mid-Year Budget Cuts

Tonight, the Oakland School Board will be presented with all recommendations for mid-year budget cuts and will vote only on reductions to OUSDs central office. You’re strongly encouraged to attend...   Read More

Tech’s Annual Health Fair

Come check out the booths!

Community Meeting on Blueprint for Quality Schools

Please join School Board Director Jody London for a discussion about OUSDs Blueprint for Quality Schools on Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 6:15 to 8:45 PM, in the Tech library. Topics...   Read More

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