Oakland Technical High School

March 3, 2017

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STUDENT BLOG

The YES Conference is an annual conference of youth from all over the extended Bay Area. It was held in the Bay Area Metro Center in downtown San Francisco. The day had a schedule of 3 sessions of presentations and activities with a breakfast and lunch provided. Over five hundred students and educators attended the event. The YES Conference features middle and high school students from nine counties around the Bay Area: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma. The...

March 3, 2017

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*Student Blog*

After the 3-bin system was installed at Oakland Tech, our next steps were finding out how to help maintain an under 10% contamination rate and continue to make changes to the system in order to have every member of the community participating in the new shift. In order to do this we did a waste audit, sorting through garbage bags from various locations around the...

February 13, 2017

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*Student Blog*

After a couple of weeks with the 3-Bin system installed at Oakland Tech, it was finally time to survey how well students & faculty were using and liking new system. On January 26, we roamed around campus after school and surveyed a total of 88 students as well as conducted interviews with about 20 teachers and students. Though this number may seem small, a lot of feedback and data were collected.

Despite the few students who were not interested in taking the survey, those who did, were...

February 9, 2017

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On Friday, January 27th our a few of our Oakland Tech interns joined together with Oakland High interns 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...