January 12, 2015

OIHS is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Alameda County Food Bank's Mobile Pantry--a healthy food distribution program for Alameda County families. OIHS's first Mobile Pantry on January 7th was a success, with over 100 families taking home milk, eggs, apples, organges, beans and more! It was so sucessful that we'll be holding a monthly Mobile Pantry event on the first Wednesday of every month. Thanks to Alameda County Food Bank and OIHS's Youth VOICE Team for manning the distribution!

 

Upcoming dates: First Wednesday of the month, 12:30-1:30 pm

February 4th, March 4th, April 1st, May 6th

 

 

 

January 10, 2015

OIHS students arrive on the clock ticking: they only have a few years to learn English, earn the required graduation credits, and pass the high school exit exam. OIHS continues to expand our academic interventions to give students the extra support they need to graduate high school in the U.S. 

 This summer was OIHS's largest summer school ever--with over 250 students from schools throughout the district. In addition to academic classes in English Language Development, Biology (taught by OIHS's very own Geoff Gailey) and Algebra (taught by OIHS's very own Andrea Negrete), students got to enjoy some summer sunshine by participating in after school gardening and soccer! 

 

OIHS has also expanded its academic program to include after-school intervention classes focusing on  Literacy and Math skills. Roughly 40% of students are enrolled in these classes, which meet three days/week after school. "7th period" is designed to reinforce OIHS' dedication to support students with interrupted ed...

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