Category OS Connection

Employee Focus: Margaret Kelley

It’s probably a safe assumption to make that those who work in Oakland Schools have a special place in their heart for helping youth. JobLink Manager Margaret Kelley is no exception to that rule. In fact, Kelley recently received the 2017 Champion of Youth Award from Oakland County Youth Assistance, for the work she has […]

Oakland Schools’ tech student wins Designer’s Best of Show award for Auto Show entry

Olivia Plochocki, a visual imaging student at Oakland Schools Technical Campus – Northwest and 12th-grader at Clarkston High School, has been honored by the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) as the recipient of the Designer’s Best of Show – Traditional award for her submission to the 30th annual poster contest. The contest drew 825 […]

Committee Profile: Connect. Learn. Transform (CLT)

Andrea Zellner, co-chair of the CLT Committee, answers questions about Connect. Learn. Transform, an employee-focused event taking place on Monday, Feb. 12, as well as the committee’s new OS Spirit Week, Feb. 5-9. Purpose: CLT stands for Connect. Learn. Transform. The committee is tasked with designing a professional learning day for OS staff by OS […]

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 abuzz with 2018 plans to sponsor/host Scripps Regional Spelling Bee

Oakland Schools has announced, along with three other partners, that it is both sponsoring and hosting the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee program in 2018. The event, now named the Oakland Schools Scripps Regional Spelling Bee, will take place at noon on March 18, 2018 at Oakland Schools main campus, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, 48328. […]

Cabinet Corner: Facilities and Operations

Making sure the building is secure, taking care of electrical issues, replacing worn carpeting — these are the everyday tasks completed by our Facilities and Operations (F&O) Department. They may seem mundane to some, but the bottom line is without a crew to take care of these projects, Oakland Schools would not operate as smoothly […]

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 […]