Oakland Tech Senior Newsletter
Class of 2020
OT Graduation Ceremony 6:00 PM -8:00 PM PARAMOUNT THEATER
Tentative Graduation Timeline: Dates are subject to Change
3/05 Senior Meeting Rescheduled 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
3/26: Valedictorian and Salutatorian Selected
4/11 Senior Prom
4/13-4/17 COMMUNITY COLLEGE WEEK
4/18: Junior Prom
4/23 and 4/24: Graduation Auditions 12:00 PM-1:35 PM
5/1 Decision Day
5/2 FASA Form Due
5/4-5/8 AP Testing
5/11-5/15 AP Testing
5/18 Withdrawal Packet Disbursement: 12:00 PM Quicklunch room
5/19- 5/21 Senior Finals
5/22 Senior Check-Out Day
5/22-5/24 Grad Night
5/26 Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal 8:30 AM-2:00 PM
5/26 Graduation Robes and Graduation Tickets Disbursement
5/27 Extra Tickets Disbursed 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Upper Campus Office First come First Served
5/26 BSU Graduation 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
5/27 Graduation Speakers and Performers Rehearsal 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
5/27 Graduation Ceremony 6:00 PM -8:00 PM
Prom Tickets Now Available
Senior Prom: April 11 Buy Tickets Now Before It's Too Late
Theme: Black Ties and Diamonds
Where: Scotts Seafood Bar and Grill, Jack London Square
Guests must be approved by an administrator and cannot be older than 21. Guests from other school sites must be in good standing with their administration.
Please see Rosemary Whisenton, Oakland Tech cashier to purchase tickets
Last Day To Purchase Tickets March 15th
Graduation Speakers and Performers
Auditions: April 23rd and April 24th 12:00PM-1:35PM Location: TBD
If you would like to be a class speaker or give a performance during the 2020 graduation, you must participate in a mandatory audition. Students who are not able to attend the audition will not be on the program. Please make sure you prepare at least 1 paragraph for speeches and at least 1 minute for musical performances. All student speakers and performers must audition. This includes students doing the welcome, student council members, the valedictorian, and the salutatorian.
If you have any questions, please contact Gynelle Mc Bride or Ms. Dallas.
Last Chance To Buy Your Yearbook for $60... ...Prices will increase 1/26/2020
This yearbook will stand the test of all technological advancements!
It will include students, staff, events sports, plays and activities from throughout the year.
The book will be published and delivered to the school at the end of the school year. Early Bird cost $60.00. The cost of the yearbook will be more than $80 after graduation!
annual art, essay and video contest, Growing Up Asian in America (GUAA), for K-12 Bay Area students.
Entries are due on Friday, March 6, 2020 by 5p.m. and rules and submission instructions are included in the guidelines.
This year’s theme is: Why I Count! And in celebration of the contest’s 25th anniversary, we will be giving out 25 cash awards to students:
· One (1) $1,000 Grand Prize winner
· Ten (10) $500 Best in Class winners
· Fourteen (14) $250 Honorable Mention winners
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ham Pham at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her direct line (408) 975-2075.
Transcript Request Contact Information
In an effort to provide better and more secure services to our students/former students, transcript requests must be made online using our automated student record/ information request system.
Walk-In’s or same-day service to print transcripts will no longer be available. Therefore, please use the following link to access our online request system below. Please contact Ethel Fauntleroy, OUSD Registrar, email@example.com for more information.
Updated Scholarship List for February 2020
Work Base Learning Opportunities
Tutors in the area, a list compiled by a Tech parent
Teacher Tutoring Hours 2019-20.
Attached is a copy of the Teacher Tutoring Hours 2019-20 Handbook. Your child has the opportunity to receive tutoring and help from teachers in many subject areas. We hope that your child will be able to take advantage of these tutoring opportunities. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your child's counselor.
College And Career Center
Oakland Tech’s College & Career Center (CCC) provides guidance, support and inspiration to Tech students as they explore college and career journeys after high school. Located in the newly refurbished Room 16 on Tech’s lower level, the CCC is open five days a week to students on a drop-in basis or by appointment. All Bulldogs are encouraged take advantage of this terrific resource.
AP Exam Schedule
Adult ED Procedures
Earn your GED with Oakland Adult and Career Education You can Create the Future you Want!
- GED is considered equivalent to a high school diploma and is recognized by all States and internationally.
- Students may begin at a Community College with a GED.
- Students can apply for financial aid with a GED.
- 97% of companies accept the GED for employment.
- Students earn the GED by passing 4 tests: (Math, Reading Language Arts, Science and Social Studies).
- Students can take the test in English or Spanish
- The military accepts the GED. The student also has 15 college credits.
Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides talented and motivated, yet under-served young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skills development, coursework eligible for college credit, corporate internships, and wraparound support.
CHALLENGING STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL.
Our program emphasizes academic and professional rigor, setting expectations high for the quality of work and professional behavior. A strong structure guides students through the steps necessary for achieving success in the classroom and the workplace.
THE HIGH SUPPORT, HIGH EXPECTATION MODEL.
Our approach focuses on students’ professional and personal development to help them achieve economic self-sufficiency.
For the first six months of the program, students develop technical and professional skills in the classroom. Students then apply those skills during the second six months on an internship at one of Year Up’s corporate partners. Students take coursework eligible for college credit, earn an educational stipend, and are supported by staff advisors, professional mentors, dedicated social services staff, and a powerful network of community-based partner
Exercise Your Right: 16 & 17 Year Olds Can Now Pre-Register Online to Vote
In California, eligible 16 and 17 year olds can now pre-register online to vote and then automatically become active voters once they turn 18 — strengthening our democracy by helping to choose the people who will lead us and by voicing their opinions on issues that affect the future of our communities, state and union. We strongly encourage our eligible Bulldog students and families to register now and to exercise their right to be heard.
Before School: Drop-In Appointments
1st - 3rd Periods - By Appointments ONLY
Lunch - Drop-In Appointments
4th Period - Counselor Lunch Break
5th - 6th Periods - By Appointments ONLY
After school: Drop-In appointments
*CHECK YOUR AERIES ACCOUNT FOR SCHEDULE UPDATES
Susheela Moonsamy 10-12
Counseling: Last name A-E
Room 110Work Phone:450-5400 Ext 110
Amy Martinez 10-12
Counseling, Last Name: F - Liang
Emily Schoenhofer 10-12
Counseling: Last Name: Liao - Q
Work Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacqueline Johnson 10-12Counseling: Last Name: R-Z
Room 114Work Phone:450-5400 Ext 114
4351 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 450-5428 FAX
Upper Campus (UC) — Fashion, Art & Design
5263 Broadway Terrace, Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 654-7157 FAX