800 students from middle and high schools across Oakland Unified School District came together on Saturday afternoon, April 15 to be recognized for their hard word in and out of the classroom.
Restorative Mentoring is a unique pilot program in which middle school mentors from Alliance Academy visit nearby Reach Academy to model the practice of restorative justice and build community during recess and lunchtime.
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.
Nadia talks about her plans for this year’s festival and what poetry means to her.
As a 12th grader, Valentin is working on his creative writing and looking forward to college.
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Officer Roland Lam says 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.
20 sworn personnel and 120 SSOs who cover schools and neighborhoods across 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.
Ms. Awele has been the director of the MLK Oratorical Festival, now in its 38th year, for the past three years. During this time, she also became the Drama Director at Skyline.
Michael Gebreslassie came to OUSD last year after spending his early teaching career in Japan and his home country of Eritrea in Eastern Africa