Category Education

Great Steak Out a juicy success

Oakland Schools Education Foundation’s (OSEF) first official fundraiser of the 2018-2019 school year was a rousing success, earning $13,000 which will go directly to supporting several Oakland Schools programs. The Great Steak Out is one of OSEF’s many fundraising events to support all of the organization’s initiatives which include: The Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association […]

Oakland Schools gets fit friendly

The Oakland Schools Wellbeing Committee has officially made it easier for employees to get more physical exercise in during the workday. The committee recently launched its Fit Friendly Workplace Program where a variety of exercise equipment materials are now available for employees to check out from the Oakland Schools Library located on the first floor […]

Communication Services garners six awards from NSPRA

Communication Services has been honored with six 2018 Publications and Digital Media Awards from the National School Public Relations Association. The awards were given for the following: NSPRA Golden Achievement Award: Casual for a Cause Branding and Promotion NSPRA Award of Excellence: Oakland Schools Blog NSPRA Award of Excellence: Oakland County Reads! NSPRA Award of […]

Kindergarten Ready, Set, Go!

In the next few weeks, many children will be starting kindergarten. In fact, some already have! Here are some tips from Oakland Schools’ Early Childhood expert on this important transition. How can you help your child be ready to make the most of his or her kindergarten experience? Talk, talk, talk – children need to […]

How to get healthy for back-to-school season

Does your back-to-school checklist include getting your kids vaccinated? As a parent, making sure your child is vaccinated before the school year begins is an important step toward ensuring their long-term health and abiding by the state immunization laws. Vaccination not only protects your child, but also helps protect the health of classmates, friends, relatives […]

Oakland Schools and FANUC team up to provide teacher externships, promote manufacturing

I applied for the three-week FANUC externship because I believe that there needs to be options for students who are interested in areas such as engineering, robotics and manufacturing, but are not planning on attending a four-year college or are not sure what they want to do after high school. Because of this, I wanted […]

Oakland Schools’ Scholarships for Success Gala Dinner raises over $90,000 for career tech students

The second annual Oakland Schools’ Scholarships for Success Gala Dinner raised $91,000, which will be used to help current Oakland Schools Technical Campus students to attend college, trade school or participate in an apprenticeship. “These scholarships provide life-changing opportunities for the recipients,” said Oakland Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Wanda Cook-Robinson. “I am happy to see so […]