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!
Our principal, Damon Grant, is an Educate78 School Design Lab Fellow! Educate78 says, “Our School Design Lab is proud to be in community with fellow Damon Grant as she builds Unity MS to grow the work of Oakland Unity High School. We believe in creating a creative, equity-focused space where our leaders can grow and […]
OUMS is excited to join just 5 other recipients of the Innovation Fund from Teach For America: Bay Area and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Teach For America, shares: “After receiving more than 40 applications, the selection committee invited 26 applicants to interview rounds, pulling out 10 individuals as finalists for the selection panel to review.Our seven […]
“Yosemite might just be my first chance to get out of Oakland and see wildlife up close.”– 8th grader, Ezequiel Our amazing science teacher, Ms. Farre, has worked relentlessly to plan a trip a 3 day and 2 night trip to Yosemite for our 8th graders. We have secured discounted fees for housing, food, and […]
We had a wonderful first day at Oakland Unity Middle School! It was really exciting to welcome 9 new staff members and 80 new students to OUMS. Each new staff member and new student brings something amazing to our vibrant community. If you see someone new at school, don’t hesitate to introduce yourself!
OUMS ended its founding year in celebration. In June, the WHOLE school took the ferry from Oakland to San Francisco to spend the day at the Exploratorium. What an adventure! Our Tigers thrilled were to see the bridge.