The Oakland Education Week in Review: 12/30-1/6

All the Oakland Ed news that is fit to link, this week, great news on serious crimes in Oakland but a long way to go, OUSD is using tech to track supplies, a look at the upcoming school closures, awesome work in restorative justice, congrats to Mack’s coach of the year, new laws impacting education and education issues to watch in the next year– and yes it is school visit season– so we have all the open houses listed below too, please read share and get involved

Oakland:

California:

Best of the Rest:

How You Can Help:

School Visits:

January 8th:

January 9th:

January 10th:

January 11th:

January 12th:

 

Oakland:

California:

Best of the Rest:

How You Can Help:

  • Mentoring Orientation and Training
    • If you’re interested in being involved with mentoring a young man in Oakland, then on January 25th from 2pm-4pm come by the Urban Strategies Council (1720 Broadway, Oakland, CA) and get involved!

School Visits:

January 8th:

  • School Tour of Chabot Elementary! All Welcome!
    • January 8, 2019 @ 8:15 am
    • School Tour of Chabot Elementary
    • Come for a tour of our school!
    • Location: 6686 Chabot Road, Oakland, CA 94618
    • Time: 8:15 am
    • Contact: [email protected]
    • All School Tour Dates:
      • December 7
      • December 15
      • December 20
      • January 8
      • January 24
      • January 29
      • February 4
  • Tour Of Francophone Charter! All Welcome!!
    • January 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
    • Interested in Francophone?
    • Come join a guided tour of the facility!
    • Location:  9736 Lawlor Street, Oakland, CA
    • RSVP @ https://francophoneschool-tours-19-20.eventbrite.com
    • Contact: Mathilde Andrejko 510-746-0700
    • Tour Dates
      • Oct 10, 2018 (9:00am to 9:45am)
      • Oct 29, 2018 (9:00am to 9:45am)
      • Nov 27, 2018 (9:00am to 9:45am)
      • Dec 20, 2018 (9:00am to 9:45am)
      • Jan 8, 2019 (9:00am to 9:45am)
  • School Tour Of Bella Vista Elementary School! All Welcome!!
    • January 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    • Interested In Bella Vista Elementary?
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the facilities!
    • They love to show off the fabulous things happening at Bella Vista.
    • Families will take a tour of campus and classrooms of interest.
    • Parents are encouraged to contact the school office to sign up for tours, as well as provide advance notice of the grade level classrooms they are interested in visiting.
    • All prospective families are welcome to visit during any of the listed tour times. Our walking tour includes both classroom visits and Q&A with the tour guide.
    • Thank you for your interest in Bella Vista Elementary School!
    • Location: 1025 E 28th Street, Oakland, CA 94610
    • Phone: 510436-4900
    • Web Address:  https://www.ousd.org/bellavista
    • Dates/Times
      • November 13, 2018  at 10:00am
      • November 29, 2018  at 10:00am
      • December 14, 2018  at 10:00am
      • January 8, 2019 at 9:00am
      • January 14, 2019 at 5:30pm
  • School Tour Of Glenview Elementary! All Welcome!!
    • January 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
    • Interested In Glenview Elementary?
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the facilities!
    • Thank you for your interest in Glenview Elementary School!
    • Location: 915 54th St, Oakland, CA 94608
    • Phone: 510-531-6677
    • Web Address: http://www.glenviewelementary.org/
    • Dates/Times
      • November 28, 2018  from 9:o0am to 10:15am
      • November 30, 2018  from 9:o0am to 10:15am
      • December 3, 2018 from 9:o0am to 10:15am
      • December 5, 2018 from 9:o0am to 10:15am
      • December 11, 2018 from 9:o0am to 10:15am
      • December 13, 2018 from 9:o0am to 10:15am
      • January 8, 2019  from 9:o0am to 10:15am
  • School Tour of Community School for Creative Education! All Welcome!
    • January 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    • School Tour of Community School for Creative Education
    • For prospective parents interested in a guided tour and an opportunity to see classes and learn the school’s history. No need to sign up, but call main office when you arrive at (510) 686-4131.
    • Location: 211 International Blvd
    • Time: 9-10am
    • Contact Person: Ida Oberman | (510) 517-0331 | [email protected]
    • All Tour Dates (all from 9-10 am):
      • Tues 12/4
      • Tues 12/11
      • Tues 12/18
      • Tues 1/8
      • Tues 1/15
      • Tues 1/22
      • Tues 1/29
  • School Tour Of Kaiser Elementary! All Welcome!!
    • January 8, 2019 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
    • Interested In Kaiser Elementary?
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the facilities!
    • Thank you for your interest in Kaiser Elementary!
    • Location: 25 South Hill Court, Oakland, CA 94618
    • Phone: (510) 549-4900
    • Web Address:  http://www.kaiserelementary.org/
    • Dates/Times
      • November 13, 2018  at 10:15am
      • November 27, 2018  at 10:15am
      • December 12, 2018  at 10:15am
      • January 8, 2018 at 10:15am
      • January 23, 2018 at 10:15am
      • February 5, 2018  at 10:15am

January 9th:

  • School Tour at Aurum Prep Academy
    • January 9, 2019 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
    • School Tour at Aurum Prep Academy
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the school!
    • Location: 1034 66th Avenue, Oakland
    • Time: 8:15am
    • RSVP by emailing [email protected] or by calling 510.746.7860.
  • School Tour of Montclair Elementary! All Welcome!
    • January 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
    • School Tour of Montclair Elementary
    • “PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES TOURS (All Grades, TK-5)
    • Thank you for your interest in Montclair Elementary School!
    • We are currently conducting school tours for prospective families for the 2019-20 academic school year.
    • To sign up, click this this message for the Tour Sign Up link and fill out the form.
    • Tours are conducted on Wednesdays, 9:00-10:30 am; and Saturdays (limited), 10-11:30 am.
    • Parent volunteers lead the tours, and there will be a Q&A portion with Interim Principal Dr. Saddler.
    • The hour and a half-long tour generally includes visits to a Kinder classroom, the Library, and the play area.
    • Tours start promptly, so please allow time for parking and check-in.
    • All attendees are required to sign in as a Visitor in the school office located at 1757 Mountain Blvd.
    • Sign up as soon as you can, as spaces are limited and tours fill up quickly. Tours are for parents and guardians only (no students, please). We look forward to meeting you!
    • Location: 1757 Mountain Boulevard, Oakland, CA, 94611
    • Time: 9:00am to 10:30am
    • Other Tour Dates/Times
      • Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 9-10:30 am
      • Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 9-10:30 am
      • Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10-11:30 am
      • Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 9-10:30 am
      • Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 9-10:30 am
      • Saturday, January 12, 2019, 10-11:30 am
      • Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 9-10:30 am
      • Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 9-10:30 am

January 10th:

  • School Tour Of Edna Brewer Middle School! All Welcome!!
    • January 10, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    • Interested In Edna Brewer Middle School?
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the facilities!
    • Please RSVP! Space is limited!
    • Thank you for your interest in Edna Brewer Middle School!
    • Location:  3748 13th Ave, Oakland, CA 94610
    • Phone:  (510)531-6600
    • RSVP: http://ednabrewer.net/2018/08/29/prospective-parent-tours-and-info-night/
    • Web Address:  http://ednabrewer.net/
    • Dates/Times
      • November 29, 2018  at 8:30am
      • December 13, 2018 at 8:30am
      • January 10, 2018 at 8:30am
  • School Tour and Info Session at Lighthouse Community Charter Public School
    • January 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
    • School Tour and Info Session at Lighthouse Community Charter Public School
    • Interested in Lighthouse? Come to a tour of the school.
    • Time: 9am
    • Location: 444 Hegenberger Rd. Oakland, CA
    • Contact: [email protected] or 510-289-2458
  • Info Session At Envision Academy of Arts and Technology!!
    • January 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    • Come Join The Info Session At Envision Academy!
    • Meet EA students, tour the school, and hear from Principal Eve Gordon about the school and application process!
    • Location:  1515 Webster St. Oakland, CA 94607
    • Time: 6pm to 7:30pm
    • RSVP @  envisionacademy.org
    • Contact: Stephanie Bernardi 510-761-8210
    • Sessions
      • November 29, 2018 (6pm to 7:30pm)
      • January 10,2019  (6pm to 7:30pm)
      • February 28, 2019  (6pm to 7:30pm)
  • Envision Academy Middle Grades Info Session
    • January 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    • MIDDLE GRADES INFO SESSION AT ENVISION ACADEMY
    • To learn more about the middle school, our academic model, how to become a founding family, and enroll!
    • Location: 1515 Webster St, Oakland CA
    • Time: 6 to 7pm
    • Date: January 10, 2019
    • RSVP: E-mail or text at [email protected] or (510) 858-1531.
    • Other Middle Grades Info Sessions:
      • March 7, 2019 from 6-7pm

January 11th:

  • School Tour of Emerson Elementary
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the facilities! No RSVP needed.
    • Location: 4803 Lawton Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94609
    • Time: 8:30am
    • All Tour Dates:
      • November 30
      • December 14
      • January 11
  • School Tour of Yu Ming Charter School
    • Interested in Yu Ming? Come to a tour of the school.
    • Location: 1086 Alcatraz Avenue | Oakland, CA 94608
    • PLEASE RSVP to attend a school tour OR an info session to get a better understanding of the academic program at Yu Ming (strongly encouraged but not required for admission).  
    • Sign-ups : 1/11/2019 Friday 8:30AM – 10:00AM
  • Learning Without Limits School Tour! All Welcome!!
    • January 11 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
    • Interested In Learning Without Limits – An Education for Change Public School?
    • Please join them on a tour of the school!
    • Feel free to call the school to schedule a tour if you are not available on the dates/times below.
    • Location: 2035 40th Ave Oakland CA
    • Contact: Berenice Cortez (510)879-1282
  • School Tour of New Highland Academy
    • Come for a tour of our school!
    • Location: 8521 A Street, Oakland, CA 94621
    • Time: 9am
    • Contact: [email protected]
    • All School Tour Dates
      • January 11
      • February 22
      • March 22
  • School Tour of Franklin Elementary
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the facilities! No RSVP needed.
    • Location: 915 Foothill Boulevard, Oakland, CA, 94606
    • Time: 9am
    • All Tour Dates:
      • November 30
      • December 4
      • January 11
  • Montera Middle School – School Tour
    • Date/Time: January 11, 2019 at 9:30AM
    • Address: 5555 Ascot Drive, Oakland, CA, 94611
    • Sign-up for a tour here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/montera-middle-school-tours-tickets-49678853789
    • www.ousd.org/montera
  • School Tour at AMPS Downtown Charter
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the school!
    • Location: 2000 Dennison St, Oakland, CA, 94606
    • Time: 9:30 – 10:30am
    • Contact: [email protected] or 510-535-1580
  • Interested In MetWest High School?
    • Please come to join them on a tour of the facilities!
    • Thank you for your interest in MetWest High School!
    • Location: 314 E 10th Street, Oakland, CA 94606
    • Phone: 510-451-5902
    • Web Address:  https://www.ousd.org/metwest
    • Dates/Times
      • November 16, 2018  at 11am
      • November 30, 2018 at 11am
      • December 7, 2018  at 11am
      • January 11, 2019 at 11am
      • January 17, 2019 at 9am
  • Interested in Oakland SOL? Join us for a school tour!
    • Address: 1180 70th Avenue Oakland
    • Date Time: January 11, 2019 at 12pm
    • Phone number: 510-636-7992
    • We will be holding school tours every Friday from 12-1 p.m. We will also schedule tours for families who cannot attend on Fridays if they contact us ahead of time and request a tour. 510-636-7992

January 12th:

  • Interested in Francophone?
    • Join an in-depth presentation about their program, testimonies by current families and staff, and a self-guided tour of the facility.
    • Children are welcome!
    • Location:  9736 Lawlor Street, Oakland, CA
    • RSVP @ https://francophoneschool-open-houses-19-20.eventbrite.com
    • Contact: Mathilde Andrejko 510-746-0700
    • Open House Dates
      • Dec 8, 2018 (9:00am to 10:30am)
      • Jan 12, 2019 (9:00am to 10:30am)
  • Interested In Roses in Concrete?
    • Families will meet our leadership team and tour our school. Families will also have the opportunity to meet our families and see the pillars of our school.
    • Date: 1/12/19
    • Location: Roses In Concrete – 4551 Steele Street Oakland, CA 94619
    • Time: 9am-12pm
    • Contact: E-mail: Leslye Salinas [email protected] / Phone 5106727248
  • Student Panel & Discussion at Skyline High
  • Join us for a Student Panel & Discussion on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 10-11AM in the Skyline Library for anyone interested in learning more about Skyline strictly from the student perspective. For questions, contact Justin Anderson | [email protected]
  • Location: Skyline High School
  • Time: 10am to 11am
  • Contact:  Justin Anderson | [email protected]
  • School Tour of Montclair Elementary
  • “PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES TOURS (All Grades, TK-5)
  • Thank you for your interest in Montclair Elementary School!
  • We are currently conducting school tours for prospective families for the 2019-20 academic school year.
  • To sign up, click this this message for the Tour Sign Up link and fill out the form.
  • Tours are conducted on Wednesdays, 9:00-10:30 am; and Saturdays (limited), 10-11:30 am.
  • Parent volunteers lead the tours, and there will be a Q&A portion with Interim Principal Dr. Saddler.
  • The hour and a half-long tour generally includes visits to a Kinder classroom, the Library, and the play area.
  • Tours start promptly, so please allow time for parking and check-in.
  • All attendees are required to sign in as a Visitor in the school office located at 1757 Mountain Blvd.
  • Sign up as soon as you can, as spaces are limited and tours fill up quickly. Tours are for parents and guardians only (no students, please). We look forward to meeting you!
  • Location: 1757 Mountain Boulevard, Oakland, CA, 94611
  • Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
  • Other Tour Dates/Times
  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 9-10:30 am
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 9-10:30 am
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10-11:30 am
  • Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 9-10:30 am
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 9-10:30 am
  • Saturday, January 12, 2019, 10-11:30 am
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 9-10:30 am
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 9-10:30 am
  • School Tour of Yu Ming Charter School
  • Interested in Yu Ming? Come to a tour of the school.
  • Location: 1086 Alcatraz Avenue | Oakland, CA 94608
  • PLEASE RSVP to attend a school tour OR an info session to get a better understanding of the academic program at Yu Ming (strongly encouraged but not required for admission).  
  • Sign-ups : 1/12/2019 Saturday 10:00AM – 11:30AM
  • School Tour and Info Session of Lodestar: A Lighthouse Community Charter Public School
  • Interested in Lodestar? Come to a tour of the school.
  • Time: 10am
  • Location: 701 105th Street, Oakland, CA 94603
  • Contact: tlau[email protected] or 510-289-2458
  • Latitude High School Info Session
    • Saturday, January 12, 2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • 1112 29th Avenue, Oakland
    • RSVP here
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