All the middle school clubs do different things, and they happen in different rooms at different times. Some clubs happen after school and some happen during lunch, and they all do it for different reasons. Some are for you to have fun and hang out with people, while others can be for you to talk with people about how you feel.
There are clubs for high school, middle school, or both—and while these represent most of the clubs on campus, there might be a few more since OSA students love creating new clubs. -Daria Oxley
After a two-year process involving school-wide surveys and subcommittees last year, OSA’s new schedule has begun for the 2019-2020 school year. This was decided for a number of reasons, from making room for advisory and college courses, as well as to help historically struggling students. - Lola Christ
Downtown Oakland has a few new options for afterschool programs within blocks of OSA. Schools out, and what will you do? Kids should always have a place to go after school if their parents are still at work. If you are wondering what you or your kid can do after school here is a list that will answer your questions.
First impressions make up your entire idea of what someone or something is like, and if, for example, your emphasis forgets you are part of their department, that could have an impact on your first impression. - Chiara Kovac
Mr. Qiu is one of the new teachers at Oakland School for the Arts. He teaches math and science for OSA middle school. I wanted to interview Mr. Qiu because I was interested in the topic that he had switched from teaching elementary to teaching middle school. As a new teacher switching grades he has also followed the experiences as the new middle school student who also just moved up from elementary school. --Vanessa Hernandez
"Beloved teacher Mr. King, has now switched from being a middle school teacher to a high school teacher."--Trevor Walton
MoNey McDaniel, a student in Visual Art, and Isla Sofya, a student in Theatre, are the new OSA 6th grade Representatives, elected after giving convincing speeches at Sweets Ballroom on August 31st. McDaniel and Sofya got the most votes and now will be representing all of the 6th grades. Both candidates promised big things, from textbooks to Chromebooks, and even more diversity. I sat down with McDaniel and Sofya to talk about their promises and what they think they need at OSA.-Jayden.Baasansuren
"The Annual Fund Kick-Off Concert will feature performances from Vocal Music’s Encore, The Messengers jazz combo from Instrumental Music, solo performances from Musical Theatre students, and spoken word poetry from Literary Arts." -- Grace Triantafyllos
"ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH, JACK RUSS AND ASHER LOCKWOOD GAVE ME AN INSIDE VIEW ON THE THEATRE EMPHASIS AT OSA. ALL OF THE STUDENTS INTERVIEWED WITHIN THE THEATRE PROGRAM ALL SAID THE SAME THING: THEY LOVED IT."--Phoebe Lefebvre
"Dungeons and Dragons is a role playing game where players create a character to go on an adventure together." - Jif Dillemuth