Monthly Archives: April 2019

OSTC-NW mentor a cut above the rest

Leon Fisher did what most Oakland Schools Technical Campus (OSTC) seniors do when they graduate:  he got a job in the industry he studied as a student. For Fisher, a graduate of OSTC-Northwest’s (NW) Culinary program, this meant becoming a line cook at Clarkston Union, one of downtown Clarkston’s most bustling, popular restaurants, which has […]

You go, girl(s)! OSTC-Southwest female machining students all place in top three at state competition

Hear the word “machining” and the verb likely conjures up an image of a man hunched over a lathe or mill shaping a piece of metal as sparks fly. But modern-day machining has changed. Not only in how the workpieces are manufactured, but also by way of who exactly is doing the creating. Early this […]

OS math and English consultants speak the same language

Math is more than just numbers and symbols – it is a language all on its own. This can sometimes cause complications when educators are trying to teach English-learning students the subject. However, two of our Oakland Schools’ consultants have successfully found a way help teachers bridge that gap. Suzanne Toohey, English as a Second […]

OSTC-NE iTEAM students put positive spin on anti-vaping campaign

Did you know 71.5% of Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast (OSTC-NE) students do not vape regularly? These results came from a survey conducted by Information Technology, Entrepreneurship & Advanced Marketing (iTEAM) students who were tasked with creating a campaign that will be marketed countywide. The idea to incorporate the students into a public marketing campaign […]