Community Schools, Thriving Students
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.
The Skyline High School Debate team captured the Urban Debate National Championship and Frick Impact Academy Debate Teams competed at the state level.
Their interviews and footage will be featured in an upcoming PBS NewsHour documentary!
Hundreds of OUSD supporters take part and net $128,000 for Oakland schools.
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.