Oakland OUSD Nutrition Services Team Surpasses 10,000,000 Student Meals

Oakland OUSD Nutrition Services Team Surpasses 10,000,000 Student Meals in Supporting Student Health & Well-Being, Plus Nearly 3,000,000 Pounds of Food from ACCFB Team Receives Assist from Alameda County Dental … Read More

VOTE! – HBO Doc On Oakland OUSD’s MLK Oratorical Fest Nominated For NAACP Image Award

HBO Documentary About OUSD’s Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Fest is Nominated for NAACP Image Award; Public Voting is Open Through Friday VOTE: https://naacpimageawards.net/2021-nominees/ Oakland – The Emmy-award winning HBO … Read More

OUSD Asks Everyone To Be Respectful Of Each Other On Social Media And Elsewhere

Oakland Unified School District Communications Director John Sasaki sent this to Zennie62Media. OUSD Asks Everyone in the District Community to be Respectful of Each Other on Social Media and Elsewhere … Read More

Oakland Public Education Fund And OUSD Provide Millions In Cash Assistance, Food, Computers

Oakland Public Education Fund and OUSD Provide Millions in Cash Assistance, Food, and Computers to Oakland Families; Team Embarks on Additional Fundraising Effort for Families in Need Oakland – Thanks … Read More

OUSD, Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation, Salesforce, Revolution Foods To Deliver Food Boxes This Morning

OUSD Partners with Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation, Salesforce, and Revolution Foods to Deliver Holiday Food and Family Literacy Boxes to Students and their Families Oakland – December 28,2020: 1800 families … Read More

The Surge In The Pandemic Is Causing Us To Change Our OUSD Reopening Plans

An online letter from OUSD Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell Dear OUSD Community: We recently shared our OUSD plan to reopen schools for in-person instruction with January 25, … Read More

Mayor Schaaf Announces New Affordable Housing Pilot to Recruit, Retain Teachers in Oakland

Oakland – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, OUSD Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammel, and non-profit Community Development Finance announced an innovative new pilot program that will provide affordable housing options for teachers and … Read More

OUSD News: OAL Oakland Athletic League 1st Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament Today

Oakland Athletic League (OAL) to Host First Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament for Middle School Sports on Thursday, Celebrating 80th Anniversary of the OAL Oakland, CA – (Sorry, but OUSD only … Read More

Oakland Schools Open For Voting: OUSD Says Ten District-Run Schools, One Charter School on Halloween – Nov 3rd

OUSD Reports Polling Locations Open at Ten District-Run Schools and One Charter School in OUSD on Halloween, and Will Open Daily Through November 3; Voters Can Drop off Their Ballots … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Board of Education Votes to Adopt Climate Emergency Action Resolution

OUSD Board of Education Votes to Adopt Climate Emergency Action Resolution Oakland – On Wednesday, October 28, the OUSD Board of Education took bold action in declaring a climate emergency … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Celebrates New Central Kitchen That Can Make 35,000 Meals Per Day

OUSD Celebrates Unique New Central Kitchen with Capacity to Create 35,000 Meals Per Day, and Serve as Farm and Educational Facility Oakland – During a year in which Oakland Unified … Read More

Oakland OUSD Girls Meet Thursday for Online Pre-Halloween Event “Spooky Science Night”

Girls from Across OUSD Set to Come Together on Thursday for an Online Pre-Halloween Science Event Called Spooky Science Night Oakland, CA — Scientific Adventures for Girls, Chabot Space & … Read More

OUSD to Update Public On $133 Million Project To Upgrade Fremont High School Wednesday

OUSD to Update Public on Massive $133 Million Project to Upgrade Fremont High School in News Conference on Wednesday Oakland – OUSD is holding a news conference on Wednesday, October … Read More

OUSD Provides Eleven Oakland Schools As Polling Locations For November 3 2020 Election

Oakland – With the November 3 election now just 15 days away, people across Oakland are already casting their votes for everything from ballot measures to political offices all the … Read More

#OaklandUndivided Reaches Half-Way Mark In Providing Computers, Internet To Oakland OUSD Students

#OaklandUndivided Reaches Major Milestone in Effort to Provide 25,000 Oakland Students with Free Computers and Internet Access; Media is Invited to Laptop Distribution Event on Thursday The press release sent … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Unveiled New Campus at Glenview Elementary at Friday Press Conference

The Oakland Unified School District sent this press release to announce a press conference held last Friday on a new campus at Glenview Elementary. As that even was missed by … Read More

Oakland Walks 4 Schools Virtual Walkathon To Raise Funds For OUSD Schools #OaklandWalks

Oakland Walks 4 Schools Virtual Walkathon, Aims to Take 30 Million Steps to Raise Funds for OUSD Schools This October The Oakland Public Education Fund (https://www.oaklandedfund.org/) is launching its inaugural … Read More

OUSD Unveils New High School Building at Madison Park Academy, School In East Oakland

On Tuesday, OUSD Unveils New High School Building at Madison Park Academy, School in East Oakland Neighborhood with Troubled Past Oakland – East Oakland’s Sobrante Park neighborhood, a shining new … Read More

Oakland’s Zendaya, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Awele Makeba Score Emmy Awards For 2020

Oakland – The annual celebration for excellence in television entertainment, the 72nd Emmy Awards show on ABC on Sunday night, September 20, was a huge night for Oakland Unified School … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Successfully Argues To Keep Education Funding In Federal Lawsuit

Oakland – An effort by the U.S. Department of Education to take public education dollars away from Oakland Unified School District and countless other Districts and give it to private … Read More

Oakland OUSD Mourns For Students, Former Students Lost To Car Crash And Gun Violence

Oakland – Four weeks into the new year, and several schools across Oakland Unified School District are in mourning because they have recently lost valued members of their communities. The … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD And OEA Reach Tentative Distance Learning Oriented Labor Agreement

Oakland Schools News: OUSD And OEA Reach Tentative Distance Learning Oriented Labor Agreement ONN – Oakland Schools News: OUSD And OEA Reach Tentative Distance Learning Oriented Labor Agreement From OUSD: … Read More

OUSD And Office Depot Give East Oakland Pride Elementary School Backpacks, School Supplies

OUSD Teams up with Office Depot to Provide Backpacks and School Supplies to Students at East Oakland Pride Elementary School Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell to Visit the All-Day Giveaway to Help … Read More

OUSD Announces Fall 2020-21 High School Sports Are On Hold Until December 2020

Oakland – While the 2020-21 school year begins on Monday, August 10, three weeks from today, with OUSD students studying from home through distance learning, the District and the Oakland … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Announces Plans For Start Of School, Including Distance Learning

Exactly One Month From First Day of 2020-21 School Year, OUSD Announces Plans for Start of School Which Will Include Students Returning to Class in Phases, Starting with a Period … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Tribute To Over 60 Employees Who Retired At End Of June 2020

OUSD Says So Long to More than 60 Employees Who Retired at End of June 2020, Plus Two District Leaders Who Moved on to New Opportunities Oakland – Now that … Read More

Kyla Johnson-Trammell To Discuss Changes To OUSD Police Services At Board Meeting Tonight

I just received a press release from the Oakland Unified School District with the title: At Tonight’s Board of Education Meeting, Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell Will Discuss Changes to Police Services … Read More

Oakland OUSD Student Leaders Joined Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell For COVID 19 Academic Update

ACC Live! COVID 19 Academic Update ONN – Oakland OUSD Student Leaders Joined Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell For COVID 19 Academic Update OUSD reports: On March 6, 2020, OUSD student leaders … Read More

Oakland 2nd Annual OUSD Middle Eastern Student Honor Roll Celebration Friday Afternoon, May 22

Second Annual OUSD Middle Eastern Student Honor Roll Celebration Set for Friday Afternoon, May 22 for Hundreds of Students Oakland, CA — Oakland is coming together to celebrate nearly 300 … Read More

Oakland 19th Annual African American Honor Roll Celebration Held Thursday Evening

Note: this is based on an OUSD Press Release issued just hours before the event – yes, the same day; Zennie62Media missed the email at the time. Oakland, CA – … Read More

With Zynga’s Mark Pincus $700k Donation Oakland, OUSD Hit $12.5 Million Close Digital Divide Goal

Within Days of Announcing $12.5 Million Campaign to Close the Digital Divide, OUSD and City of Oakland Meet the Goal with Final $700,000 Donation from Zynga Founder, Mark Pincus, as … Read More

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Huge Donation To OUSD, City Of Oakland To Help Close Digital Divide

Jack Dorsey, Twitter Founder And CEO Sends Huge Donation to OUSD and City of Oakland to Help Close Digital Divide Less Than 24-Hours After Press Conference Oakland, CA – Less … Read More

OUSD, City of Oakland $12.5 Million Plan To Close The Digital Divide Launches Thursday

Press Conference Scheduled: OUSD and City of Oakland Announce Plan to CLOSE the Digital Divide; Bold $12.5 Million Plan Launches on Thursday! Oakland, CA – “It’s time to close the … Read More

Eleanor Wikstrom: Harvard-Bound Skyline High Senior First Oakland CIF Scholar-Athlete Of The Year

Harvard-Bound Skyline High Senior Eleanor Wikstrom Makes History, Becoming First Ever CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year from Oakland Oakland, CA — Eleanor Wikstrom from Skyline High School has a unique … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD, Oakland Latino Educators To Honor Thousands Of Students

OUSD and Oakland Latino Educators Set to Honor Thousands of Students Virtually in 20th Annual Latino/a Honor Roll Celebration on Friday “Nuestra Gente Unida – Our People United” Oakland – … Read More

On National Teacher Day, Oakland Schools District Announces 2020 OUSD Teachers Of The Year

Oakland, CA – Oakland schools news. The 2019-20 school year is anything but normal, with schools still shut down more than seven weeks into the coronavirus closure. But what is … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Joins Nations School Districts Calls For More Education Funding

OUSD Joins School Districts Across the Nation in Calling for More Education Funding From the Federal Government Oakland, CA – On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, Oakland Unified School District joined … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Grab And Go Free Meal Program Surpasses 1,000,000

Oakland Schools: OUSD Grab and Go Free Meal Program Surpasses 1,000,000 Student Meals Handed Out Oakland, CA – On Monday, April 27, the thirteenth day of free meal service for … Read More

Oakland Schools: OUSD Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell Gets New Contract

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Board of Education Makes Two Major Moves, Signing Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell to New Contract and Officially Hiring District’s New Chief Business Officer Oakland, CA – On … Read More

OUSD Superintendent Announces Oakland Schools Will Remain Closed for Rest of 2019-20 School Year

OUSD Superintendent Announces All Oakland Schools Will Remain Closed for Rest of 2019-20 School Year Oakland, CA — Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell is announcing that all Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Prep For Extended Closure Through End Of School Year

Oakland Schools Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Continues to Prepare for Extended Closure Through End of School Year After State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Signals Schools May Not Reopen Before June … Read More

Oakland Schools News: OUSD Announces School Closure To Last Additional Month – New Date May 4, 2020

OUSD Announces Current School Closure to Last Additional Month; New Targeted Date of Reopening Schools is May 4, 2020 Oakland, CA – A week and a half into the closure … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD’s Grab And Go Free Meal Program In Day Three As Need Expands

Oakland, CA – The “Grab and Go” free meal program for Oakland students is now in its third day and expects to continue growing exponentially. On day one of the … Read More

Tonight’s Special OUSD Board Of Education Meeting Is Virtual; How To Watch, Participate

Tonight’s Special OUSD Board of Education Meeting Scheduled to be Virtual; Instructions on How to Watch and Participate Included Oakland, CA — The OUSD Board of Education is holding a … Read More

Oakland Schools OUSD Serves 25,000 Breakfasts and Lunches On First Day Of “Grab And Go”

OUSD Hands Out Almost 25,000 Breakfasts and Lunches on First Day of “Grab and Go” Free Meal Program; Second Event Expected to be Just as Busy on Thursday Oakland, CA … Read More

12 Oakland Schools Offer Free Meals To Students During Pandemic

12 Oakland Schools Offer Free Meals to Students in Need During Coronavirus Closure OUSD Superintendent to Drop By West Oakland Middle School’s “Grab and Go” Site. Oakland – Monday, March … Read More

McClymonds High School Oakland Students, Staff Back On Campus After Toxics Scare

McClymonds High School Students and Staff Reunited On One Campus; Ralph Bunche Students and Staff Make Major Change to Support McClymonds Oakland – (From OUSD release) After nearly two weeks … Read More

Oakland OUSD: McClymonds High School Air Testing Underway; Preliminary Tests Results Promising

Oakland, CA (OUSD Release) – Days after McClymonds High School was shut down to students and staff, the campus was bustling with activity for much of Saturday, February 22, as … Read More

OUSD’s Tom O’Neill Heads Oakland Skyline High School Tree Planting Effort

OUSD Staff Member Invests Years of His Spare Time to Beautify Skyline High School, Culminating in Major Tree Planting Effort Oakland, CA – Skyline High School in the hills above … Read More

Tim White OUSD Deputy Chief Of Facilities Sudden Death Shocks Oakland Schools

Oakland, CA – Tim White of Oakland Unified School District died. People across Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), from students who got to meet him to the Board of Education … Read More

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