Category Oakland Schools Education Foundation

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’ 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 […]

The best of Oakland Schools’ educators recognized

On April 30, 66 teachers were honored by Oakland Schools and the Oakland Schools Education Foundation (OSEF) for being nominated as an Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Annually, the Oakland Schools Education Foundation encourages Oakland County school districts to nominate educators for Teacher of the Year. The nominees are then screened by a […]

First Oakland Schools Scripps Regional Spelling Bee worthy of n-o-t-a-b-i-l-i-a

Rahul Reddy, an eighth-grader at Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy in Pontiac, is the winner of the first Oakland Schools Scripps Regional Spelling Bee. After nine rounds, he correctly spelled notabilia, which, according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, means “things worthy of note.” Annabella Evangelist, a seventh-grader at Our Lady of Sorrows School in Farmington, was the runner up. […]

Oakland Schools Education Foundation’s launch of Educator Appreciation Program a success

At the end of November last year, Oakland Schools Education Foundation (OSEF) launched its first-ever Oakland County Educator Appreciation Program and organizers are pleased with the results. Kicking off Nov. 28, Giving Tuesday, and ending on Dec. 5, those interested in contributing to the Oakland County Educator Appreciation Program were asked to visit the OSEF […]

Oakland Schools Education Foundation to offer $50,000 in scholarships to local students

Due to the success of the Oakland Schools Education Foundation (OSEF)’s annual Scholarships for Success program in 2017, $50,000 in scholarship money will soon be awarded to students who attend Oakland Schools Technical Campuses. OSEF proudly offers the Scholarships for Success program to help ensure students at the Oakland Schools Technical Campuses can take the next […]

Oakland Schools Technical Campus – Southwest wins OCCRA finals third year in a row

Members of the Oakland Schools Technical Campus – Southwest (OSTC-SW) robotics team are celebrating after being declared the winners of the Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association (OCCRA) county championships Saturday, Nov. 18. The team consists of 18 students from both Notre Dame Prep and OSTC-SW. This marks the team’s third straight county championship. The two-on-two […]