Grant funds will go to tech, main campuses Grant money recently garnered by Oakland Schools will be allocated directly to beefing up the safety and security at all four Oakland Schools Technical Campuses, as well as the Main Campus building in Waterford. Oakland Schools received $282,375 from the Michigan State Police Competitive School Safety Grant […]

Observation is Oct. 21-27, 2018  Oct. 21-27 is America’s Safe Schools Week, an annual observance which draws attention to the continuing problem of school violence by educating students, school faculty and the community about how schools can be made safer and more secure. America’s Safe Schools Week offers an opportunity to address this very important issue […]

The Communications Services department launched the new Oakland Schools and Oakland Schools Technical Campuses websites at the end of September. The Oakland Schools websites underwent a redesign to align with Oakland Schools’ rebranding as well as to accomplish the goal of becoming an American with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible and compliant website. Oakland Schools is […]

When Alena Cook isn’t doing activities related to being a senior at South Lyon High School, she is busy at her job, working at Wenzel America Ltd., a company based in Waterford that produces and sells precision machines which use 3D metrology (the study of measuring 3D objects) to measure parts and objects of very […]

High school only one in Michigan to boast honor The dedicated efforts of staff and students at Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Southwest (OSTC-SW) have paid off, as it was recently announced the school’s machining program has earned a national accreditation. The accreditation was given by the National Institute for Metal Working Skills (NIMS), the nation’s only […]

The Michigan Data Hub recently awarded Oakland Schools Technology Services the 2018 MiDataHub Technical Team of the Year award for its work with the initiative. The Michigan Data Hub is a collaborative, statewide effort created to address challenges in managing and using school data. An ecosystem has been created to allow information to be shared […]

It’s not often a teacher receives recognition for a job well done – and certainly not on the national level. But that’s exactly what happened this past summer when Keith Teller, Oakland Schools Technical Campus – Northeast (OSTC-NE) Computer Networking instructor, was named a 2018 U.S. President Scholar’s Most Influential Teacher by the U.S. Presidential […]

Did you know that every day, approximately 1,277 school buses set out across Oakland County to pick up almost 74,000 students and transport them safely to school? That’s quite a big task!  Read below to see how Oakland Schools Transportation Services plays a role in making sure this operation runs smoothly. Ensuring these students make […]

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 […]

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 […]