Graduation will be Wednesday, May 27th.
The purpose of this memo is to inform you of the withdrawal process. All seniors must go through the withdrawal process, even if you are not graduating. When on campus, you must wear masks. At present, we do not have masks to provide, so please be sure to bring a face-covering with you. Students must also bring their student ID or government ID. Only students will be allowed on campus to complete this process. No one may be on campus if they are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, or if they or someone in their household has a confirmed case within the previous three weeks.
On Wednesday, May 20th, we will open the campus for Seniors to complete the withdrawal process. Senior withdrawal make up day is Thursday, May 21st for students who have a conflict. You will be able to collect your caps, gowns, and graduation momentos from Achievers, clean out your lockers and return books and all Oakland Tech owned materials, including athletic uniforms. Book debts will be emailed to student email accounts. Start looking for your books now. If your books are in a teacher's classroom, please email the teacher so that they can return the book for you.
We have created a very tight schedule and students will have a maximum of 30 minutes to get on and off-campus. Students must come during their assigned times and will not be allowed to remain on campus once they have collected their things.
We are limiting the number of bodies on campus for the purpose of social distancing and the safety of all students. Please be mindful of your spacing and pay attention to markers present at each collection station. Teachers will not be on campus to sign you out. If you have items that belong to teachers you will be able to drop them off. Please bring them labeled with the teacher’s name and your name. Below are the times for seniors to come to visit campus and check out. The letters next to each time block represent the first initial of the student’s last name. For example,seniors with the last name starting with the letters A through E are to come to school on Wednesday between 9:00 am and 10:00am. All students from any given group should be off campus by the end of their given time period.
Senior Student Access: Wednesday, May 20th
9:00- 10:00: Last name: A-E
10:00-11:00: Last name: F-L
11:00-12:00: Last name: M-S
12:00-1:00: Last name: T-Z
Make-up Schedule, Thursday, May 21st
9:00- 930: Last name: A-E
9:30-10:00: Last name: F-L
10:00-10:30: Last name: M-S
10:30-11:00: Last name: T-Z
Graduation Sign Pick-Up
Our gracious PTSA has provided signs for each Senior to display at their residence. Students can drive up and pick up their signs on May 14th - 16th in the front of the school.
Thursday, May 14th 3-5 PM
Friday, May 15th 3-5 PM
Saturday, May 16th 9-12 PM
Decision Day 2020
Friday, May 22nd @ 2pm. ALL Seniors MUST complete the Senior Survey ASAP. We need this information to inform our practices and to be able to support you in the future.
A message from Ms. Hunter, OT’s College & Career Readiness Specialist:
OTHS Decision Day is going virtual! The CCC and CMC have come together to bring Decision Day right to you during these hard times. We are acknowledging ALL seniors who are graduating and making a decision to better themselves after high school whether that be going to a 4-year, 2-year, trade school, military, taking a gap year, etc.! Since we cannot host a Scholarship Banquet, we will also be celebrating our scholarship recipients during Decision Day as a combined event. Here are the details:
Friday, May 22, 2020 @2:00pm
Via Zoom – Link sent after Senior Survey is completed:
The Class of 2020 will have a virtual graduation ceremony on May 27th at 6PM. We are planning a virtual watch party and will share that information with you when it is solidified.
Seniors, submit a very short Tik Tok video to be included in the graduation ceremony to me and Ms. Gynelle. Keep videos to 15 to 30 seconds. Videos longer than 30 seconds will not be included. Please participate, OUR graduation has to be amazing and it can only be that if YOU are there.
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