Oakland High School

February 15, 2017


For the past 3 weeks, Oakland High school was visited by Julia Dorosh, Program Associate for Earth Team and Campus Coordinator for Pinole, Antioch and Alameda High Earth Teams. Julia is an expert in watersheds, and provided Oakland High interns with 3 weeks worth of interactive, hands-on activities to educate interns about watersheds, species (native vs invasive), as well as human impacts and how litter relates to the new curriculum. ...

February 6, 2017

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On Friday, Jan 27th Oakland High and Oakland Tech female interns joined together to spend the day with the Clorox Company for their Women In Science event. The day consisted of an all female scientist panel, tour of the laboratory, and a screening of the new hit movie Hidden Figures!

Our team, of all young women, had an amazing time, and are extremely...

January 8, 2017


On January 4th, Oakland High interns joined together again after a much needed winter break. The meeting started with high’s from the time off, a comical discussion of where the mid-semester stipends went to, and a discussion on the day’s main outcomes.

OUTCOME 1: Collect data at various locations, implement solutions to address a specific litter issue, and evaluate successes.

OUTCOME 2: Lead activities and...

December 1, 2016

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Last week, Interns partnered up with ESA Juniors to kick off the year-long, ongoing lunch time monitoring of the four 3-Bin Stations at Oakland High. It was a bit crowded, but it was nice to gain the monitoring perspective and give constructive feedback to Juniors to help ensure a successful 3-Bin system.

Here are some of the recommendations OH Interns had...