With the holiday season approaching, many start to think about what they are most grateful for and often, how they would like to give back. However, the decision about where to give can sometimes be overwhelming because there are so many great organizations with valid causes. If you aren’t sure where to donate, we have […]

Would it surprise you to know that in 2015 Oakland Schools recycled 7,298 pounds of recycled plastic? How about 1,260 pounds of scrap metal? Or a whopping 16,962 pounds of recycled paper? Since 2008, Oakland Schools has consistently been recycling thousands of pounds of these materials, all thanks to a recycling program implemented that year. […]

Oakland Schools was recently presented with the 2017 Safety is No Accident Award from SET SEG’s MASB-SEG Property/Casualty Pool – one of only five educational entities in the state to garner this recognition. MASB-SEG Property/Casualty Pool is a member-owned, risk-sharing pool that provides coverage and services tailored to Michigan’s public education community. It is an […]

There are probably few cooler job titles out there than cyber defense threat analyst. Yet that’s exactly the profession a recent graduate of Oakland Schools Technical Campus (OSTC) – Southeast finds herself excelling at. Zilphia Martin is a 2012 graduate of Berkley High School, who in 2011 made the life-changing decision to begin taking half […]

In just two weeks it will be Thanksgiving, a time when we often begin to reflect on who and what we are most thankful for in our lives. Here is what Oakland Schools Cabinet as well as Board of Education members said they are most grateful for this holiday season: “I am thankful for each […]

With the holiday season approaching, many start to think about what they are most grateful for and often, how they would like to give back. However, the decision about where to give can sometimes be overwhelming because there are so many great organizations with valid causes. If you aren’t sure where to donate or are […]

By all accounts, it would appear Amanda Korkis, customer service representative for Oakland Schools’ Production Printing & Graphics, is in the right field of work. “Making people happy makes me happy,” she states simply when asked to describe her job. Many Oakland Schools employees have used Production Printing & Graphics for some part of their […]