Communications

From news publications, to text alerts, to a school-wide chat group, Oakland Tech offers many (many) ways for you to stay informed and engaged.

Newsletters

The Bullhorn 

Bullhorn LogoThe PTSA Bullhorn e-newsletter is emailed to Tech families, faculty and staff on Monday mornings throughout the school year (except holidays) and is packed with school news, college information, internship and scholarship opportunities, and more. You can access translations and an archive of past issues when viewed in a browser. Subscribe to the Bullhorn.

Bulldog Staff Bulletin

The Bulldog Staff Bulletin is emailed to all faculty and staff on Fridays throughout the school year.

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Senior Newsletter

If you’d like to receive the newsletter dedicated to seniors and their families, please email Assistant Principal Sudduth at dana.sudduth@ousd.org to be added to the distribution list.

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Yahoo! Group

Yahoo-Logo2All Tech community members are encouraged to join the PTSA Yahoo! Group –– a helpful school-wide forum for asking questions, getting advice and sharing information. Tech is a big-tent community and the Yahoo! Group is one of the main places we connect and engage. Please email yahoo@oaklandtech.com if you have difficulty accessing the direct link.

Text Notifications

School-Wide News

Text the message @othstpu to 81010 to receive timely notifications to the entire school community. If you have trouble with 81010, try texting @othstpu to (510) 900-8725. Don’t have a mobile phone? Go here to sign up for email alerts. 

College & Career Center Alerts

Students and parent/guardians are encouraged to sign up to receive alerts about upcoming college rep visits, presentations, applications dates and more. Text the following grade appropriate code to 81010: 

  • 12th Grade: @tech-2019
  • 11th Grade: @tech-2020
  • 10th Grade: @tech-2021
  • 9th Grade: @tech-2022

Social Media

The Connections Club

Don’t miss out on amazing opportunities at Tech and throughout the Bay Area! The Connections Club has set up two Instagram accounts for students, parents and staff to learn about events, programs, internships, scholarships, colleges and more. Follow @othsconnections (at Tech) & @youmeettheworld (entire region). 
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instagram_appiconTech’s school Instagram is managed by ASB student officers. Posts include announcements from relevant PTSA threads, college & career events, fundraisers, dances and more. Stay up to date @oaklandtechnical

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Digital Suggestion Box for Students

A real wooden Suggestion Box. 12MP camera.

Students can submit suggestions, comments or concerns using the official digital suggestion box. All submissions are anonymous and will be reviewed by student government officers. Students can access it here. Share your voice now!

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