Communications at Tech

If you have an event, news item or other information you want to send out to the Oakland Tech community, please fill out and submit the form linked below. Your submission will be received by the team of people who manage this Web site, our email newsletter, our primary Instagram account and Advisory period announcements.

Oakland Tech Official Announcement Submissions »


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. Subscribe to the Bullhorn.

Our Oakland Tech Discussion Group: 

The Oakland Tech community likes to talk to itself.  We are transitioning away from using Yahoo Groups to a platform called Groups.IO.  To subscribe, email with your name, email address, and relationship to Oakland Tech.

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). 
Oakland Tech 
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



Text Notifications – Under construction as of 8/18/2020

Note: This information is from last year. We will update it as soon as we have new information especially for the incoming 9th grade class.

Oakland Tech uses a free text messaging service called Remind to help keep community members informed about important school news and updates. (If you previously joined using @othstpu, you will need to re-join based on the new class codes.)

To start receiving messages, text the sign-up code for your student’s class to the phone number 81010. There is also a separate code for staff and community members who are not associated with a particular class year.

  • Class of 2021 (Seniors) – text @4b87eb to 81010
  • Class of 2022 (Juniors) – text @dfa8g79 to 81010
  • Class of 2023 (Sophomores) – text @e8769b6 to 81010
  • Class of 2024 (Freshmen) – Still to come as of 8/7/2020
  • Staff and Community Members – text @ae23bb7 to 81010

Please note: Personal contact information (like cell phone numbers) will not be visible on Remind.



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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