Category Oakland County

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 […]

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 […]

Harvard U has its eye on Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast student

Stories of students at all four Oakland Schools Technical Campuses excelling are not uncommon. Still, when news spread that Dakota Passage, a student at Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast (OSTC-NE) was recently accepted to Harvard University, those who knew him best couldn’t help but swell with pride. “It’s very exciting to have a student accepted […]

Take a bow: Local districts launch into musical season

If you’re looking for a family-friendly activity that promotes culture and supports local students, let us suggest attending a musical at an Oakland County school. Below is a listing of upcoming musicals (be sure to check your local district’s website if you don’t see it listed here!): Berkley Schools Disaster! Time/Dates: 7 p.m., March 22-23 […]

OSTC-SE gives new Medical Assisting program a shot

In Oakland County, nearly 100,000 workers are employed in the health care and life science industries. Employment in these industries has grown eight percent since 2009. Two of the country’s largest health systems and four of Michigan’s largest health systems are located here. So when Oakland Schools Technical Campus Southeast (OSTC-SE) Dean Amy Gole was […]

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’ 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 […]