Tonight is Oakland Unity Middle School’s Public Lottery for the 21-22 School Year! The automated lottery will be generated virtually tonight, March 8th, at 5:00pm. The lottery includes all applications submitted by February 5th, 2021. If you would like to attend the virtual lottery to see the results live, click on the ZOOM link sent […]
Are you looking for a school that will meet your students’s needs? That will accelerate your student’s growth? Look no further! We are proud to share that Oakland Unity Middle School (OUMS) was one of only four Oakland middle schools to be recognized for outstanding academic growth on the SBAC assessment. Our students grew significantly […]
We really can’t believe it’s that time again: time for our 8th graders to enroll in high school. On Thursday, January 14th from 5:00-6:00pm on Zoom, we will host our annual OUMS High School Options Night for 8th Grade students and families. On Thursday, we will share the OUMS Promotion Requirements, hear about the College […]
Oakland Unity Middle School (OUMS) is now ENROLLING for the 21-22 school year! If you are looking for a small, safe, and supportive middle school located in the heart of Deep East Oakland—OUMS is your choice. OUMS is one of only 4 middle schools in Oakland honored for Outstanding Academic Growth on the SBAC assessment […]
Our 8th Grade Scientists wrapped up their semester by BUILDING and LAUNCHING ROCKETS at school! Our science teachers applied for and received a grant from the OaklandEd Fund that allowed them to purchase rocket-building materials from Pitsco Education. First, science teachers worked diligently to assemble rocket packets for students. Then, students and families picked up […]
As soon as the Alameda County Office of Education and Alameda County Public Health Department deemed small group in-person supports safe and possible this fall, OUMS found a way to offer them to the students and families we could. Currently, OUMS offers in-person learning support to 4 groups of students who are in a “Learning […]
OUMS is proud to offer a robust Distance Learning Program! When OUMS is in session inside the school building, every student uses a Chromebook every day. OUMS also uses the Summit Personalized Learning Platform. This Platform houses all projects, assessments, and daily assignments. Our students’ and staff’s collective fluency in technology made the transition to […]
Early Wednesday morning, Team Unity set out for Yosemite! Our 8th graders loaded into vans with Ms. Grant, Ms. Farre, Mr. Sheil, and Ms. Low and made their way to the park. As soon as they arrived, they walked around the park and went to see some beautiful waterfalls. It is relatively cold in the […]
It is spirit week at OUMS! Each student who wears the spirit will earn a point for her advisory. Advisors, your spirit counts, too! Here are the spirit days for this week as a reminder: Monday: Pajama Day Tuesday: Sports Day Wednesday: Twin/Multiplicity Day Thursday: Crazy Hat/Hair Day Friday: Free Dress Day!
Techbridge is a program that “inspires girls to discover a passion for science, technology, and engineering.” OUMS and OUHS are proud to offer this program. Last week, our OUMS middle school girls joined the OUHS high school girls on a Techbridge field trip where they worked together to explore science and engineering!