4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 2017 Medicare 101 Seminars
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM LCAP Special Education Study Group
500 OUSD Students See Blockbuster Musical Hamilton as History Lesson
Students from Oakland High, Oakland Tech, Oakland International, Life Academy and Castlemont went to San Francisco on March 22 to attend a special matinee showing at the Orpheum Theater of Hamilton, courtesy of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. It’s the story of one of America’s Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton told strikingly in today’s musical language of rap and hip-hop. Read More
Taking Every Opportunity to Support OUSD Teachers and School Leaders
Imagine for a moment a district where educators are both compensated and rewarded for their contributions in ways that reflect their impact on students. We are pursuing ways to become such a district by both improving our compensation structure and seeking ways to infuse OUSD with outside support.
OUSD Recognized as a California Leader in Going Green
OUSD his honored for achieving what is called zero net energy (ZNE) performance. ZNE schools are high performance buildings that combine energy efficiency and renewable energy resources to produce at least as much energy as they consume annually. Read More
OUSD THRIVES Community Newsletter
International Women's Day: Creating the Women of Tomorrow
At OUSD, we listen to the voices of girls and create programs that respond to their unique needs. My own experiences as a young girl and awareness of how much work needs to be done in our schools inspire me to lead this work forward and make a positive impact on our student’s lives. Read More
As they prepared a three course lunch for visiting principals, two of Chef Isenberg’s students shared thoughts on their experience in the Culinary 2 class at the continuation school.
MCS is one of only five elementary schools with a dedicated newcomer teacher.
NOBCChe partnership provides students with mentors and unique learning opportunities.
After a year and half on the job with OUSD Police Services and 10 years in the career, Officer Roland Lam says the the typical day “doesn’t exist, we just have to be ready for things to pick up fast.” He invited us to ride along to see what it takes to keep the schools and community in District 4 safe day in and day out.
Under the leadership of Chief of Police Jeff Godown, a 36-year police veteran who came to Oakland in 2014, the unit consists of 20 sworn personnel and 120 School Site Officers (SSOs) who cover both the schools and neighborhoods across the City of Oakland with one crystal clear priority: the safety of OUSD students.
Seventh grade teacher Nora Hurab teaches science to a full-inclusion classroom where students are busy learning about biodomes and the chemical reactions that support life such as photosynthesis and cellular respiration.