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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

Oakland Tech Collaborative School Site Council Meeting, May 18, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

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The May meeting of Oakland Tech’s Collaborative School Site Council has been rescheduled. The new meeting date is Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.  Oakland Technical High School Collaborative...   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

Class of 2021 Graduation Update: Senior Meeting Video and Presentation Slides Available Online

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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

District Forum: How Pandemic Relief Funds Can Support Our Students

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Oakland School Board Directors Aimee Eng and Sam Davis will host this public forum on Thursday, May 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. This event is one in a series...   Read More

Free Chromebooks for Eligible Oakland Tech Students: Complete Survey by May 5

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All Tech students should complete the #Oaklandundivided Tech Check Survey. We want to work with our families to reduce and alleviate the digital divide by ensuring that all Oakland Students...   Read More

Work Permit Info Session for All Grades on Monday, April 26, During Tutorial

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Work Permit Tutorial: When: Monday, April 26, during Tutorial Period (10:10-11:10 a.m.) Log in here: https://ousd.zoom.us/j/84569034911#success Questions: terrance.holliday@ousd.org  

Work-Based Learning Info: Recap From the April PTSA Meeting

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The April 20th PTSA meeting featured a ton of great information about Work-Based Learning (WBL) resources and opportunities available for your student. We reviewed all of the new WBL pages...   Read More

Volunteers Needed: College & Career Center Upgrade Project 2021

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Thanks to the 2020 Auction Raise-the-Paddle, the Oakland Tech PTSA has funds to upgrade the technology in the College and Career Center. The funds we raised will allow us to...   Read More

April 23 Updates From the Principal Fairly

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Greetings, Bulldogs! We have been hearing many important observations and insights from our students since last week’s verdict was shared in Minnesota. I’m so proud of the caliber of students...   Read More

Oakland Tech Collaborative School Site Council Meeting on Tuesday, April 27

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The regular monthly meeting of Oakland Tech’s Collaborative School Site Council will be on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 4:30pm via Zoom. All parents/guardians and community are encouraged to participate...   Read More

Principal’s Message for April 19: Important Information about Reopening and Graduation

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  OAKLAND TECH OPERATIONS DURING REOPENING In-person Learning: We are encouraged to have students from our priority groups returning to campus for in-person learning opportunities. Our priority groups are those specified...   Read More

Oakland Tech PTSA Members Invited to Join Budget Committee Meeting on April 27

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The Oakland Tech PTSA Budget Committee will meet on April 27, 2021, at 7 p.m. to draft a proposed budget for the next school year. All PTSA Members are welcome...   Read More

Presentation on Summer Learning Opportunities for Current 9th Graders Thurs. April 22 During Tutorial

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Attention 9th grade students: Thursday, April 22, during tutorial, your 9th grade counselors will present summer learning opportunities for enrollment. Learn about ” Concurrent Enrollment options Obtaining your Peralta ID...   Read More

Pre-Registration Night for Incoming 9th Grade Families: Video Recording and Follow-Up

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Below are links to the recording of the 2021-’22 Pre-Registration Night held on April 13 via Zoom, along with a PDF of the presentation slides from the event.. This is...   Read More

Summer Computer Science Program for Graduating Seniors at Google.org

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Google.org is currently accepting applications for their Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI). CSSI is an exciting program for students of color featuring a paid ($500) four-week technical skill development opportunity...   Read More

Virtual Happy Hour Comedy Event on April 22 to Benefit Tech families Impacted by COVID

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It’s been 12 months of the kids scrambling to find the right Zoom link for biology and Lisa’s husband’s desk is still in the hall right in front of the...   Read More

April 19-24 Oakland Tech Sports Schedule

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Please note that spectators are limited due to COVID-19 safety measures: for softball, one spectator per player; for soccer, football, baseball and lacrosse, two spectators per player.  Monday, April 19,...   Read More

April 2021 Meeting of the Oakland Tech PTSA on Tuesday, April 20

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Join us online at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, for the Oakland Tech PTSA meeting to hear from Oakland Tech Work-based Learning Specialist Terrance Holliday and Work-Based Learning Coordinator Gregg...   Read More

Career Panel on Monday, April 19, at 10:10 a.m.

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Join a discussion with four young professionals from different careers, hosted by Mr. Holliday, your Work Based Learning Liaison. Discover information you didn’t know. Share some insight and suggestions from...   Read More

OTHS Community College Week Events Scheduled From April 20-26

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Open to Seniors who are seeking support with applying and registering for community college, as well as any underclassmen who are looking to take summer courses at a community college....   Read More

Update: SAT and ACT

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As of April 15, 2021, the district’s SAT administrator for Oakland Tech says that Tech will be closed for the SAT in May and June. The next scheduled SAT administration...   Read More

New Work-Based Learning Resources on the Oakland Tech Web Site

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The College Mentoring Committee of the PTSA is excited to announce the creation of new Web pages highlighting Work-Based Learning (WBL) info and opportunities for students at Oakland Tech. These...   Read More

Your Best Investment Awaits You: Stock Club!

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Stock Club is a club designed by students that strives to teach high school students how to properly and safely invest their money to obtain a profit. Learning how to...   Read More

Oakland Family Resource Guide for After-School and Summer Youth Programs During COVID

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Looking for more summer and/or after-school program possibilities for Oakland youth of all ages? OUSD partners with the nonprofit InPlay to provide a database of hundreds of summer programs available...   Read More

Local Youth Organization Hosts Weekly Community Meetings Plus Virtual Youth Conference on April 17

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Youth Together, a nonprofit based in Oakland, presents weekly Core Team Meetings for Bay Area youth, where we host workshops on various topics that are important for youth. Interested in...   Read More

OUSD Parents Asked to Complete California Healthy Kids Survey

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The link below will take you to Oakland Tech’s Parent California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS). This survey is designed to provide  valuable data for fostering a positive learning and working...   Read More

Volunteers Needed to Support Vaccine Outreach

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Help distribute the COVID-19 vaccine more broadly and rapidly across OUSD families. Volunteer to call OUSD families to assist with appointments, access and information. Click the link below and fill...   Read More

Farmlink Project Seeks Summer Volunteers for Nonprofit Focused on Providing Surplus Food to Communities in Need

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We are a grassroots group of college students whose mission is to eradicate food insecurity and food waste by repurposing surplus produce. Since beginning in March, we have redirected more...   Read More

Weekly Zoom Sessions to Link Students With Summer Work Opportunities

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OUSD’s High School Linked Learning Office has decided to offer additional opportunities for students to interact with interested opportunities on Zoom. Sessions are scheduled every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from...   Read More

MicroCollege: Up to Two Years of College at No Cost

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Seniors and recent high school graduates can apply to MicroCollege and get up to two years of college education at no cost. The program features small classes and dedicated success...   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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