//Edited by Steve Xia on 8/3/2017

District Headlines

  • Bay Area Air Quality

    All OUSD schools are open today, but outdoor activities are cancelled. All OUSD schools and offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16.

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  • OUSD Budget Priorities

    As financial staff work to develop a wide range of budget reduction options, we want to hear from you, the Oakland community. Please click the link above and take 2 minutes to share your thoughts on OUSD Budget Priorities.

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  • Connecting with Kyla

    Read the latest from our Superintendent, Kyla Johnson-Trammell. Click the link above for her thoughts on the recent tragedies and the need to come together and vote on Election Day.

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  • Special Committee on Fiscal Vitality

    The decisions the Board of Education makes about how to stabilize District finances are important and will impact students and families. Click the link above or visit www.ousd.org/fiscalvitality to learn more about the Special Committee deliverables and meeting schedule.

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  • Oakland Tech Teacher Named Alameda County Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Jah-Yee Woo who will go on to compete for California Teacher of the Year. Click the link above to learn all about the amazing Ms. Woo!

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  • Life Academy Senior Advocates for all California Students

    Gema Quetzal Cardenas is the lone student member of the State Board of Education. The former OUSD Board of Education Student Director was appointed to the State Board by Governor Brown after an exhaustive application process. Way to go, Gema!

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  • Support After-School Supper

    Thousands of our students supplement their daily nutrition through the after-school supper program which has unfortunately been cancelled for this year. Can you help feed students in need? Click the link above to learn more and donate or visit www.ousd.org/nutrition.

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Enrollment News

  • Enrollment season for the 2019-2020 school year is open!
    Now is the time to FIND the right OUSD school for your student by talking with families and faculty, visiting schools and looking online, so that you can APPLY on time between Nov. 5, 2018 and Feb. 8, 2019.

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  • The Student Welcome Center will be closed as follows over the next two months:

    • On Wednesdays
    • On Veterans Day (Nov. 12)
    • During Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 19 - 23)
    • During Winter Break (Dec. 24 - Jan. 4, 2019)
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  • East Oakland Student Welcome Center is Closed Indefinitely

    The East Oakland (Lockwood) Student Welcome Center located at 1125 69th Avenue is closed indefinitely as of July 2, 2018. Please visit our Lakeview location at 746 Grand Avenue. 

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  • Blueprint for Quality Schools

    Thank you for joining us at the Blueprint for Quality Schools community dialogues! Visit www.ousd.org/blueprintforquality to learn more about the initiative, including future opportunities for community involvement.

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  • Water Quality in OUSD

    OUSD and EBMUD are testing the water quality at all of our school sites. Visit www.ousd.org/waterquality to learn more.

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  • Watch Meetings Live!

    Did you know? You can watch OUSD legislative meetings live! Legislative meetings include meetings of the Board of Education, commission meetings and committee meetings. Visit www.ousd.org/boewatch.

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