• WBL Workshop

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  • Rudsdale Senior Camping Trip



    • Leave Rudsdale Wednesday May 15th, Return Friday May 17th



    • Rudsdale Seniors Graduating in May or who graduated Earlier this Year
    • Campers will sleep under the stars, hike, cook, help set up and break camp, eat S’Mores, and have a Great time!


    Trip will be chaperoned by Francisco Sanchez, Jenny Romero, and Rob Daves


    Students who would like to attend, contact Francisco in 509

    Families of interested students will have to attend an orientation meeting and sign permission forms

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  • Prom tickets are sold out.

    Unless you have already filled out a permission slip or reserved your ticket, we are not able to give out any more tickets at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

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  • Image result for the sun is also a star

    We will have tickets to go see the movie version of The Sun is Also a Star! If you're interested in joining the trip, please fill out this Google Form as soon as possible. The trip is on May 17th! See your English 4 teacher for more details. Check out the trailer here! 

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    senior portraits

    Senior Portraits will be taken on February 28th.

    STUDENTS MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT! Make an appointment with Ms. Navarro in the front office to ensure your spot. 

    There is no sitting fee. Information on cost of printed photos can be found with Ms. Navarro.

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  • Upcoming February Events

    Check out our WBL website for more info and how to sign up! 

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  • Please help us by donating on GoFundMe!  

    The students at Rudsdale Newcomer high school are recently arrived immigrants who have fled their home countries because of violence and instability. They are all between 16-21 years old and are navigating systems in the U.S. for the first time as adolescents. A majority of them are working to support themselves and their families while also pursuing a high school diploma. Due to their migration experiences, our students have faced a lot of trauma but are also trying to be adolescents in high school. 

    If there is one word we could use to describe our students it would be resilient. They can barely be considered adults but have to learn how to speak English, navigate systems in the U.S. without parents, and work up to 30 hours a week all at the same time. They have suffered many hardships but also bring an incredible energy to our community and to our school.

    This fundraiser is dedicated to bringing a program called Soccer Without Borders to our school. The Soccer Without Borders mission is to use soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing under-served youth with a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth, inclusion, and personal success. The Soccer Without Borders program model is evidence-based and designed to support participants to advance academically, gain social capital, develop english language skills, and engage their surrounding communities. In 2016, 94% of Soccer Without Border 12th grade participants graduated from High School and 83% went on to a 2 or 4 year college/university. 

    As an alternative education program in Oakland serving immigrants and refugees, Rudsdale Newcomer Academy would really benefit from bringing Soccer Without Borders to our campus and to our students. The money we are fundraising will be used to fund a coach and also coordinate games with outside teams throughout the school year. We believe that a partnership with Soccer Without Borders will help build a stronger community at our school and increase attendance and retention rates for our students. You can read more about how Soccer Without Borders supports the local community here. 

    Thank you so much for any support you can give! Every little bit counts and will be super helpful to our students.


    Rudsdale Newcomer Academy
    Oakland, CA

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  • Congratulations to our December graduates!

    Graduation will be held on December 19th at 2pm in our Multi-Purpose Room at our site. 

    Hope to see you there!

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  • Each semester, we hold a Project Exhibition so students can share the hard work they have been doing in their classes. 

    All students, parents, and community members are welcome to join!

    December 5th at 10am

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  • Orientation for the 2018-2019 School Year: Wednesday, August 8th

    Welcome back! We are excited to get started with this school year!

    First thing we need to do is to attend orientation! This is a vital and required event where families and students will receive important information and fill out paperwork. Please make sure that you are on time! We'll inform you about our rotating block schedule, after school programs, internships, and more! 

    We have two separate orientations, one for returning students and another for new students. 

    Both orientations are on August 8th in the school cafeteria.

    Returning Students: 9am-12pm

    New Students: 1:30-3:30pm

    See you there!

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About Rudsdale

  • Welcome to Rudsdale High School, home of the Panthers! We are a technology pathway dedicated to helping students graduate on time and achieve their goals. We believe in serving all needs of the student in order to ensure success. Thank you for visiting!


  • 8251 Fontaine St. 

    Oakland, CA 94605


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