"in the past year Covid-19 has stopped us from seeing our fellow classmates at school, but this year is different! We can finally go back to school, And this is what the 6th graders and 8th graders of OSA think about school so far!"--Poppy ZAiger, 6th grade
"There are two main types of clubs at OSA, there are clubs for MARGINALIZED groups of people, called affirmation groups such as Brothers of Color, QT Club, BSU, APIU, and many others. Then there are clubs for hobbies and groups of like-minded people who may share interests, such as Nerd Herd, Fashion Club and Garden Club." -- olu thomas, 8th grade
"What OSA looked and felt like before covid, isn’t exactly what it is now. As OSA is adapting and changing, what do students and teachers think?"-- MAya MAstropasqua, 7th grade
"Production Design is an emphasis at Oakland School of the Arts. In this class, students learn about set design, stage management, sound design, lighting design, and projection design." --Rafi ponet, 6th grade
"From desktops to desks, how do teachers feel about kids being back in the classroom and what does it take to adjust from online learning?" -- Isabella Schanker, 8th grade
6th grade at O.S.A has always had a hard time figuring things out. But for the first year so did the 7th graders.
"Since late April several sixth grade students have been learning on campus and there have been many changes to regular school due to quarantine. I have interviewed three sixth grade students who returned to school about their experiences."
"Social justice issues happen all the time. We hear about these things on the news, or online. But is it something teachers talk about? "--Maya MAstropasqua, 6th grade
"Oakland School for the Arts is a school that tries to bring in teachers from different and diverse ethnic backgrounds. But, we still have a low percentage of teachers of color at OSA—and in America—especially a low percentage rate of African American male educators."-- Trevor Walton, 8th grade
"Online learning is hard on every one it's good to hear how others are feeling." -- Zoe deetz, 6th grade