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College Night 2021: Zoom Event Open to All High School Students

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More than 40 colleges and universities will be represented at this virtual college fair on Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event gives students an opportunity to...   Read More

Preseason Men’s Soccer Meeting on Wednesday

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A preseason meeting for students interested in the Oakland Tech Men’s Soccer program is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct.20, at 3 p.m. on the school field. 2021-22 OAL Sports Participant Registration...   Read More

Second Annual Red Cross Club Halloween Gram Fundraiser Raising Funds for Afghan Refugees

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Give your friends and family a sweet treat and your participation will help us support refugee families from Afghanistan. Suggested $7 donation (any amount is welcome). Fill out this form...   Read More

Order See’s Candies to Support Oakland Tech

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Start your holiday gift shopping early and raise money for the Oakland Tech PTSA with just a few easy clicks. When you purchase See’s Candy from the link below, a...   Read More

Students: Learn About UC Riverside at Oct. 19 Zoom Presentation

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Come and join us for a college info session that includes a student panelist presentation from UC Riverside. Find out about UCR’s campus highlights, college culture, and student programs. This...   Read More

Road to College Videos Available for Seniors

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The College & Career Center’s first three Road to College presentations are on the Tech Web site for all seniors to watch. See the College Info Events page for details....   Read More

Oakland Tech Softball Signups Start on Monday

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Sign-up sheets with be on the sports bulletin board outside the treasury office (near the counseling office) and physical forms will be available at request from Rosemary.

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: Oct. 18-22

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Tuesday, Oct. 19 5 p.m., Girls JV Volleyball at Skyline Tuesday, Oct. 19 6 p.m., Girls Varsity Volleyball at Skyline Wednesday, Oct. 20 3 p.m., Girls Tennis at Skyline Thursday,...   Read More

Engineering Academy Wooden Bridge Competition on Nov. 3

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The Engineering Academy Bridge Competition is back! On Wednesday, Nov. 3, teams from across Oakland Tech will be competing to see whose’ construction skills and bridge design will reign supreme!...   Read More

Join us for Weekly Creativity Circle at Tech

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Creativity Circle is a healing space to express yourself using art and creativity, and also make new friends. Come relax and create after school on Wednesdays in room 235 from...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: Oct. 12-16

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Tuesday, Oct. 12 5 p.m., JV Girls Volleyball at Oakland 6 p.m., Varsity Girls Volleyball at Oakland Wednesday, Oct. 13 3 p.m., Girls Tennis vs. Skyline at Tech 3:30 p.m....   Read More

Video of Sept. 28 College Application Information Night Now Available Online

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Below is recorded video of the Road to College 2B: Common App Personal Essay Webinar presented via Zoom on Sept. 28. An overview of the College & Career Center’s full...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: Oct. 6-9

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Wednesday, Oct. 6 3 p.m., Girls Tennis vs. Oakland at Tech Thursday, Oct. 7 5 p.m., JV Girls Volleyball at Fremont 6 p.m., Varsity Girls Volleyball at Fremont Friday, Oct....   Read More

Video of Sept. 21 College Application Information Night Now Available Online

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Below is recorded video of the Road to College 2A: Common App Personal Essay Webinar presented via Zoom on Sept. 21. An overview of the College & Career Center’s full...   Read More

9th Grade Pathway Exploratory Continues: Career Research Activities

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Now that you have completed your RIASEC Test – It’s time to do some research. Who: All 9th graders When: Sept. 29 and Oct. 1 Why: These activities assist you...   Read More

Oakland Tech Sports Schedule: Sept. 27 to Oct. 1

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Monday, Sept. 27 3:30 p.m., Girls Golf at Chabot Golf Course. Bus at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28 5 p.m., Girls JV Volleyball vs. Madison Park at Tech 6 p.m.,...   Read More

Oakland Tech HBCU Tour Informational Meeting via Zoom on Thursday, Oct. 7

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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

Presentación por Zoom: Preparando Para el Colegio y la Universidad

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Oakland Technical High School presenta: Preparando para el colegio y la universidad para familias que hablan español! Miercoles 6 de octubre a las 7 p.m. Entrar via Zoom »

Small-Sided Indoor Intramural Soccer for All Students on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Tech

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Indoor intramural soccer for all students, every Tuesday and Thursday. Small-sided games on the gym floor. Starts Tuesday, Sept. 28, 7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. before school. Hosted by Coach...   Read More

Honoring One of Our Own: Remembering 9/11

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On Sept. 24, we will be holding a Virtual/Hybrid Assembly to honor the victims of 9/11 in the School Auditorium. In particular we want to honor Wanda A .Green, who...   Read More

Pathway Exploratory Announcement for 9th Graders

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Are you ready to begin researching Oakland Tech Pathways, so that you can make an informed decision for next year? The 9th Grade Exploratory Course is designed to support you...   Read More

An Invitation to Join Mock Trial

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Students are invited to join Oakland Tech’s Mock Trial. This year’s case: first degree murder and voluntary manslaughter. Work with real attorneys who help you understand the law, improve your...   Read More

Free ACT and SAT Practice Tests

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Looking for ACT practice? You’ve come to the right place! We not only present to you Magoosh’s own full-length free ACT Practice Test PDF, but we also show you where...   Read More

Students: Learn How to Make Smart Financial Decisions With Self-Guided Online Program

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JA Finance Park helps students make smart financial decisions that last a lifetime. The self-guided version allows students to complete interactive online lessons at their own pace, supplemented by optional...   Read More

Road to College 2B: UC Application Personal Insight Questions Webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 28

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Attention Oakland Tech Seniors: The College & Career Center continues our series of college application info events on Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with a Zoom Webinar...   Read More

An Invitation to Join Oakland Tech’s Work-Based Learning Subcommittee

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Join a dedicated team of parents, faculty and community members who help shape a young person’s exploration of all career pathways. The committee has multiple needs from researching available internships...   Read More

Watch Principal Fairly’s Back-to-School Night Pre-Recorded Message

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This year’s virtual Back-to-School Night featured a pre-recorded message from Principal Fairly. In case you missed it, click the link below and enter passcode Dt60Cf%E to watch the video.  2021...   Read More

2021-2022 Notice of the Board of Education’s Public Hearing on the Sufficiency of Textbooks and Instructional Materials for Pupils of OUSD

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The Board of Education at its Regular Meeting on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at approximately 7:00 P.M., (or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard) — virtually —...   Read More

Join Mills College Upward Bound for College-Bound Support and Advising

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Upward Bound is a free college access program that supports high school students in Oakland and Richmond and prepares them to enter college. Join Mills College Upward Bound if you...   Read More

Meet Ms. Viv, Our Returning UC Berkeley EAOP College Adviser

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Oakland Tech High School Parents, My name is Viviana Zetina and I am excited to be returning to Oakland Tech as your full-time Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) College Adviser!...   Read More

Oakland Tech Ultimate Frisbee Team Continues With Pre-Season Practice Schedule

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Pre-season is a great time to come out and learn about the fantastic game of Ultimate Frisbee, if you are new to the sport. Come try it out. Meet new...   Read More

Road to College 2A: Common App Personal Essay Webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 21

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Attention Oakland Tech Seniors: The College & Career Center continues our series of college application info events on Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with a Zoom Webinar...   Read More

Virtual Back-to-School Night on Thursday, Sept. 9

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All Oakland Tech families are invited to join us via Zoom from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, for our 2021-22 Virtual Back-to-School Night. The event will include...   Read More

Bell Schedule for the Week of Sept. 6-10: No School on Monday

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In observance of the Labor Day holiday, there is no school on Monday, Sept. 6. For the remainder of the week we will follow our normal bell schedules as shown...   Read More

Last Chance for School Pictures on Friday, Sept. 10

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Our last day for make-up school pictures is Friday, Sept. 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Teachers’ Cafeteria in the basement of the main building.  Students: If...   Read More

Students: How to Find a Job or Internship and Apply for a Work Permit

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Job Search Tips Who’s Hiring? Everywhere Where do I look? Try places you frequently visit or shop. @oaklandhasjobs, Scholar Ahead (internships) What’s Next? Apply, Apply, Apply!! Follow Up, Follow Up,...   Read More

Video of Aug. 24 College Application Information Night Now Available Online

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Below is recorded video of the Road to College 1: College Application Info Night presented via Zoom on Aug. 24. An overview of the College & Career Center’s full schedule...   Read More

Seeking Substitute Teachers for OUSD and a Full-Time STIP Sub for Oakland Tech

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To our Oakland Tech community: In this unusual school year, please help spread the word that we really need more OUSD-approved substitute teachers. Due to the current shortage and the...   Read More

Seeking Volunteer College and Career Pathway Mentors for Oakland Tech

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Would you like to make a difference in a scholar’s life? Oakland Technical High School is seeking college and career pathway mentors to: Donate time to guide and support one...   Read More

OAKLAND TECH REP CALL FOR AUDITIONS

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Audition for OakTechRep for our fall show! auditions for Much Ado About Nothing are Sept. 7 and 8. All are welcome. Please DM the oaktechrep instagram or email colleen.egan@ousd.org

Oakland Tech Debate Club is Having the First Meeting of the School Year

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OT debate meets every Monday after school at Room 103, a.k.a. Ms..Haugen’s room. Our topic this year is Water Resources and Environmental Policy. The club is open to anyone regardless...   Read More

College Admissions Prep: Free Webinars and Virtual Practice Tests in September

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The Princeton Review is bringing a series of free webinars and virtual practice tests to get students ready for college admissions. The Princeton Review is partnering with Oakland Tech to...   Read More

Oakland Tech’s Modified Bell Schedule for the Week of Aug. 30 to Sept. 3

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In weeks that include a Friday holiday or staff professional development day, the new Oakland Tech bell schedule gets modified to balance hours of instruction for all periods. Friday, Sept....   Read More

Need a Work Permit? Here’s How to Apply Online

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Students: Congratulations on securing a job! To obtain a work permit, you must first fill out an application. Please visit ousd.org/workpermit to find the electronic application, details, and the contact...   Read More

Oakland Tech Girls Golf Meeting on Friday, Aug. 27

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Ready to get on the course? There will be a meeting of the 2021 Girls Golf Team on Friday, Aug. 27, at 3:30 p.m. in the School Library. Students will...   Read More

Tech’s Ultimate Frisbee Team Info Night Aug. 31 Plus Preseason Practice Schedule

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Oakland Tech’s Ultimate Frisbee Team will hold an informational meeting for players and parents/guardians on Tuesday Aug. 31, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Come out and learn about the program....   Read More

Oakland Tech Bell Schedule Calendar for 2021-22

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Please review this calendar and keep it handy. We will need to modify Oakland Tech’s block schedule in weeks when there is a holiday or teacher professional development day. This...   Read More

A Message From Principal Fairly: Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered on Campus at Oakland Tech

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Dear Families, While we celebrate the return to in-person school, we see a rise in cases due to the extremely infectious Delta variant, and this causes great concern. We also...   Read More

Oakland Tech Locker Update

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We know that some students have signed up for a locker using the Google Form  provided during online registration, and some have signed up on a list in the Main...   Read More

Panel/Q&A via Zoom on Oakland Unified’s COVID-19 Safety Plan on Aug. 26

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Join us via Zoom for a presentation about OUSD’s COVID-19 safety plan o Thursdya, Aug. 26, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Get the latest information on what our schools and...   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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