Monthly Archives: September 2012

Oakland Schools

“Won’t Back Down”…

…Meets The HUNGER GAMES. Won’t Back Down, the new “Parent Trigger” reform movie starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis, is packed with spirit and emotion and good acting, but something is missing. Well, the facts, for one, but this is Hollywood and we’re all used to movie-land playing fast and loose with “true events”. What’s […]

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CULINARY ARTS: the OSTC Recipe…

for Creating Successful, Award-winning Students! I could smell the Chocolate Chip Cookies long before I hit the kitchen. Rich, chocolatey goodness told me I had discovered the site of the renowned Culinary Arts program at Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Northeast, in Pontiac. The program trains high school juniors and seniors on the intricacies of cooking, baking, […]

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HOW TO GROW A HEALTHY TEEN

Could Your Teen be Happier? Does School Mean STRESS? Parents & Educators: Oakland Schools is pleased to offer a 3-session conversation about adolescent wellness on Saturdays from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM on September 22, 2012, February 2, 2013, and March 23, 2013.  The conversations will cover the current state of the well-being of our […]