Student leader shares personal statement at the August 23 Board of Education meeting - her first meeting as Student Director.
Students from Oakland Technical High School’s Health Academy visited Kaiser Permanente's Oakland Medical Center for a career exploration job shadow through a team-based clinical immersion.
Thanks to funds collected by Measure J, which voters overwhelmingly passed in 2012 to improve the quality of Oakland schools and facilities, the $1.6 million kitchen is now a source of pride and much improved capacity to provide nutritious meals.
Sandra Brode brings classic art techniques to TK-5th grade students with her own supplies and help from friends.
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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
She has more institutional knowledge than anyone else and is a cherished member of the Mack family and community - having taught an array of subjects over the years.
OUSD and Chabot Space & Science Center announce that Caleb Cheung, OUSD Director of Science Programs, is now designated as Administrator on Loan to Chabot, serving as Director of Education
Working hard to get the West Oakland community engaged in the building process.
Panagos is leading the first year of a unique TK-5 astronomy curriculum at the school, building off the afterschool and community events program he began 13 years ago.
Walking students through the "mysterious" world of Computer Science since 1998. It starts with saving files and has led to a former student winning a Directors Guild Award for Young Filmmakers.
Raquel Jimenez, OUSD’s Family and Community Engagement Coordinator and a former OUSD graduate of Fremont High, was recognized in April by the Oakland City Council for her leadership and service in support of those who need help in our community.
As the number of newcomer students arriving in OUSD steadily increases, teachers on the front lines are developing innovative and personalized methods for connecting with them and easing their transition to a new language and a new way of life in Oakland.