Congratulations to the 2016 Gates Millennium Scholars!!

"I've always had this goal inside me, like, I want to change the world."

Clinton Global Initiative Leads Clean Up at Oakland Schools

ONews/KDOL student reporters were first with questions for former President Bill Clinton and daughter, Chelsea!

Oakland Promise Launches at Oakland High!

"Oakland Promise is necessary because so many students grow up not feeling hopeful" - Mayor Libby Schaaf

Top Spellers!

"Read lots of good books"

Oakland High Students “Light Up” Kenyan Village

"Getting students to Africa to deliver sustainable energy in the form of a solar suitcase - is just off the charts"

Student Board Member Thrives on Being Outspoken

"I didn't become outspoken or active until I moved to Oakland"

Roosevelt Robotics Team Wins Award!

"Harry Cheng (Director of the C-STEM Center at UC Davis) both privately and—during his public remarks—recognized the RMS team for its strong showing and the fact that this team was the first ever from Oakland"

Congratulations to the 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars!!

"It's surreal because I don't think it has really hit me yet, that I'm one of the chosen ones for Gates, and that they saw potential in an Oakland student, a minority, an immigrant!"

42 Million and Counting at Roots International Academy!!

"With every word we read, we are one step closer to accepting a simple truth - that we have the power to change our destiny."

Congratulations to Mack’s Mahlik Smith!

"With his dreams of becoming a doctor, he demonstrates strong academic promise. His passion for succeeding, and proving the odds wrong is going to carry him a long way."

Sarah takes 1st Place in the Middle School Bee!

"I wanted to enter because I'm good at spelling"

The Buzz on the 2015 Elementary School Spelling Bee Winner!

"The way I studied was I would read the word, close my eyes and then say the word"

MetWest Student Documentary Airs on National TV!!

"The goal of the program is to offer fresh, locally-grown food once a week, to every student in the OUSD"

Claremont Students are Animators!

"It's just fun to make things when there's nothing there before" - Claremont Student

4 Years of Hard Work Pays Off!

"Mom - I'm going to college for free!" - Gates Millennium Scholar

“Making A-G Real” – $$$ for College Contest

"No need to be an essay, it can be a song, movie, pictures, etc." - The All City Council

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