Oakland Technical High School
18-year-old Akintunde Ahmad said graduation on Wednesday will be filled with mixed emotions, as he’s leaving high school behind, but excited about his opportunities at Yale.
The Oakland Raiders opened their doors Tuesday to a young, multi-talented genius. He is not their latest draft pick, but an Ivy League-bound teenager who has taken the country by storm with his academic success.
Introducing kids to “what engineers do” has been Parker Merrill’s passion for over 25 years. In 1986, he and a fellow teacher started the Engineering Academy at Oakland Tech.
Students, parents and teachers will climb on their bikes Saturday and pedal their protest about education cuts all the way to the state Capitol, raising money for their schools along the way.
Getting into college just got more stressful for 101 East Bay high school students after entrance exam scores got lost in the mail.