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March 25 Update from Principal Ross-Morrison

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The Unpredictable Time We are Living In I know this time has been stressful, and the unpredictable nature of the day to day is a big change.  I have been...   Read More

Mr. Marvin Now Providing Virtual College Advising to Oakland Tech Students

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Oakland Tech’s college adviser Mr. Marvin, is available for virtual college advising with students. Mr. Marvin works with UC Berkeley’s Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) and Destination College Advising Corps...   Read More

An Invitation to Follow Two Tech Community Instagram Accounts

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Hello Everyone, In this time of separation, we have the opportunity to really strengthen our Tech community. To help us do so, I want to really encourage you and your...   Read More

March 25 School Site Council Meeting Moved to Online Platform

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The Oakland Tech Collaborative School Site Council meeting on Tuesday, March 25, will be conducted over the ZOOM online platform to be compliant with the “shelter in place” order currently...   Read More

Just A Few Minutes for Tech: Please Do the California Healthy Kids Survey

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 Just 7 percent of us have filled out OT Parent Healthy Kids Survey. We can do better, Tech community! Please click on this link and do it today. The survey...   Read More

March 19 Update From Principal Ross-Morrison

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Bulldog Families, I hope you are well.  This is a very different and challenging time for all of us.  I hope you are holding up and enjoying your families. As...   Read More

A Message From PTSA President Andrea Dooley

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Dear Tech Community: It’s been a strange few days, hasn’t it? Our household has been more peaceful than I expected, but we miss our friends and freedom of movement. I...   Read More

Assignment for All Students in Oakland Tech P.E. Classes While School is Closed

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Oakland Tech’s Physical Education teachers (Mr. Bascom, Mr.Sherman, Ms.Brandt, and Ms.Davis) have assigned the following homework to be completed during the current school closure: At least four days per week,...   Read More

SAT Scheduled for March 14: Canceled

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The SAT Test that was scheduled for tomorrow, March 14th is CANCELLED.  Parents and students should communicate with the College Board.

Techniclinic Alternatives during OUSD school closure

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Oakland Tech’s Techniclinic–the school-based health center–will be closed during the OUSD school closure, from March 14 to April 5. However, La Clinica de la Raza has other school-linked clinics that...   Read More

OUSD Schools Closed Until Sunday April 5

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March 13, 2020 COVID-19 Update  OUSD schools closing to students as of 6:00 p.m. today Dear Oakland Unified Community, As concerns about coronavirus have risen, my leadership team and I...   Read More

OUSD Nutrition Resources During School Closure

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OUSD Nutrition Resources: During the closure, our Nutrition Services Department will open twelve schools throughout the city where “Grab and Go” breakfast and lunch meals will be available for our...   Read More

March 24 College & Career Night Event for 9th & 10th Graders Postponed

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Dear OT Community, The College Mentoring Committee met last night, and we are excited and ready for a successful inaugural event for Oakland Tech students: Planning for Success 2 College...   Read More

Music – Orchestra Festival 03/04

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Orchestra Festival synopsis now available on the Performing Arts site. Please take a look and enjoy the videos of the districts’ hard working musician students. 

Oakland Tech Hosts CIF Northern California Division 5 Regional Championship on Saturday, March 7

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The Tech Varsity Boys Soccer Team hosts HILMAR High School in the CIF Northern California Division 5 Regional Championship on Saturday, March 7, at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $12 for...   Read More

Taste of Temescal: Buy Tickets for this March 17 Event

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Eat Much? Try 25 restaurants at Taste of Temescal 2020 – (Benefits OT) If you like eating, then you’ll love the Taste of Temescal coming up Tuesday March 17. One...   Read More

Coronavirus Update: A Message From OUSD Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell

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OUSD has circulated the following letter providing information to our school communities about the coronavirus (COVID-19):  

Tech Girls and Boys Varsity Soccer Teams in CIF Regional Competition

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Congratulations to the Oakland Tech girls and boys varsity soccer teams for winning their respective Oakland Athletic League Championships last Wednesday. As OAL Champions, both teams move on to compete...   Read More

The Oakland Tech Auction: Why We Raise Money

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Dear Oakland Tech Community: I hope I see you at the Oakland Tech Auction LEAP INTO AUCTION this year at the California Ballroom. You have no excuse to miss it;...   Read More

Learn About Oakland Tech’s New Block Schedule: Community Meeting on Feb. 19

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Students and family members are invited to attend an open meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 19, to learn about the planned “block schedule” changes coming to Oakland Tech for the 2020-21...   Read More

New Elective Class for Academic Year 2020-21: Art of Digital Media

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Art of Digital Media will be offered in the fall of 2020. The class runs the entire school year. This is a standard elective class for students in 10th, 11th...   Read More

Thank You Ruth Stroup, Ruth Goldstone, Oakland Tech Major Donors!

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Tech PTSA would like to thank major donors – Farmers Insurance Ruth Stroup Agency, Ruth Goldstone at Home Realtors and Crepevine restaurant for making a contribution of $2,000 or more...   Read More

Thank You Crepevine!

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A huge thank you to Crepevine, the restaurant on College Ave., for donating on Friday $25 gift cards to all the Oakland Tech teachers and staff. When we solicited the...   Read More

Planning for Success – Now a Series of Events from the OT College & Career Center and Counseling Office

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Parents of 9th, 10th & 11th Graders: The College Mentoring Committee has added a new event to support our students. Mark your calendar for the right event for your family:  ...   Read More

Drama – The Apollos

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OakTech Rep presents: “THE APOLLOS” Check out our great performance on the Drama page of the PA site

Attention 9th Grade Families: Academy Selection Process Info Available Online

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As the time draws near for applying to the Oakland Tech Academies, we encourage our 9th grade families to review information about the selection process. This information is available on...   Read More

Spring Sports Information Meeting on Jan. 23

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All Oakland Tech student-athletes and parents are invited to attend the Spring Sports Information Meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m., in the school library. Sports covered include badminton...   Read More

Join Tech Students Training for the March 22 Oakland Running Festival Half Marathon

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Are you ready to rise to a new challenge and have fun? Train with Tech students, teacher Ms. Arnoldy, and Running for a Better Oakland for the half marathon Oakland...   Read More

Tech Basketball Winter Break Home Games This Week

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Come support our Oakland Tech basketball players during the final days of winter break. The Bulldogs are scheduled to play at home as follows: Thursday, Jan. 2 – Oakland Tech...   Read More

Student Athletes and Their Families Invited to OAL Fall Sports Celebration on Dec. 19

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The Oakland Athletic League is hosting a Fall Sports Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium (1011 Union St. in Oakland). Join us...   Read More

PTSA Grant Deadlines: Fall Reimbursement Requests Due Dec. 19, Spring Application Deadline in January

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PTSA Fall 2019 Grantees – Use it or lose it! If you received a fall 2019 PTSA grant, please remember that grant awards must be spent and reimbursement requests/receipts submitted...   Read More

2019-20 Oakland Tech Wrestling Team Schedule

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Below is the planned 2019-20 competition schedule for the Oakland Tech Wrestling Team: 12/14, 7 a.m., Girls Tournament at San Leandro High, Boys Tournament at Castro Valley High 12/20-21, 7...   Read More

It’s Time for the Bulldog Closet Donation Drive

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It’s that time of year for the annual Bulldog Closet donation drive! As a reminder, the Bulldog Closet is a resource that provides hygiene products, clothing items, school supplies, and...   Read More

Attention Seniors: Last Chance to Have Your Graduation Portrait Taken at Oakland Tech

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Due to lack of participation, we had to cancel the December 3 and 4 photo sessions for senior portraits. We have moved these appointment to Dec 17 and 18. We...   Read More

Oct. 16 PSAT Scores To Be Released Online in December

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Scores from the Oct 16 PSAT/NMSQT will be released online to students Dec. 9–11. Students who took the test should create a College Board account so they can access their...   Read More

2019-20 First Semester Final Exam Schedule

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Special Minimum Day for Oakland Tech on Friday, Nov. 22

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On Friday, Nov. 22, all classes at Oakland Tech will operate on a minimum day schedule, with dismissal at 2:25 p.m. (the same as a normal Wednesday minimum day). AC...   Read More

Attention Seniors: College Application Crunch Monday and Tuesday of Thanksgiving Break

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The Early Academic Outreach Program Destination College Advising Corps will host a two-day Turkey College Application Crunch event in the Oakland Tech School Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....   Read More

Road to College 3 and Scholarship Information

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Event Flyer: Presentation Slides: Handouts: Scholarship List: The CMC has been working hard to update the list for this year, and it is now posted to the Tech Web site...   Read More

Switching Tech’s Discussion Group to Groups.IO

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Due to Yahoo’s changes removing most of the functionality of Yahoo Groups, the PTSA is going to switch to another groups provider by December 1st.    We’ve researched our options...   Read More

Collaborative School Site Council Meeting – Tuesday, Nov. 19 5 :30-7:30 p.m

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IMPORTANT MEETING Collaborative School Site Council Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Oakland Tech Library A School Site Council (SSC) is the representative body tasked with developing, monitoring,...   Read More

College Crunch 2: Come Get Help for College Applications

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The second College Crunch week will be next week, Nov. 18-Nov. 22! CSU and UC applications are due November 30th, which is during Thanksgiving break this year. Due to this,...   Read More

Presentation Slides and Feedback Survey From Nov. 7 Open House for ProspectiveFamilies

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Did you attend our Oakland Tech Info Night on Nov. 7? Click this link to fill out a brief Feedback Survey » Download the Info Night Presentation Slides » More...   Read More

Next AASAP Meeting: Nov. 15 6-8 p.m.

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A SOULFUL GATHERING    Our next AASAP (African American Student Action Planners) meeting will be a soulful gathering: a chance for parents to get to know one another and discuss...   Read More

Thank You Tech Community – PTSA Buys 967 TextBooks, Novel, Workbooks and Study Guides

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Your PTSA donations at work!  Last year’s Raise the Paddle at the auction generated $29,000!    The PTSA just purchased 967 texts, novels, workbooks and study guides for $24,000.   ...   Read More

Information Night and Open House for Prospective Students: Nov. 7 at 6-8 p.m.

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Did you attend our Oakland Tech Info Night? Click this link to fill out a brief Feedback Survey » Download the Info Night Presentation Slides » Students and families interested...   Read More

Parent Volunteers Needed at Lunch

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In an effort to monitor the neighborhood in which Tech resides, we are moving forward with a Parent Patrol. We need to help our students change some of the behavior...   Read More

Student Shadow Days at Oakland Tech for Prospective Incoming 9th Graders

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Shadow day visits for prospective incoming 9th grade students are available from Nov. 12 through Dec. 13, 2019. Please note that visits are limited to current 8th grade students only....   Read More

Oakland Tech Campus Tours Scheduled in November and December; Parent/Student Volunteers Needed

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Current 8th graders and their parents or guardians are invited sign up for a tour of the Oakland Tech campus on any of five tour dates in November and December....   Read More

Upcoming Performing Arts Events at Tech

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The Performance Arts Department is getting very busy. We are in need of much support for events, field trips and performances. Please see all the events happening in the next...   Read More

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