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Read to Grow School Community Event on Saturday, November 4th

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Updated – 05/10/16 Pamela Conklin Chosen as Finalist for Superintendent Position in Oakley Union Elementary School District

From the thepress.net Oakley Union Elementary School District (OUESD) Superintendent Pam Conklin has resigned. The announcement, made after a closed session meeting with the OUESD school board, is effective immediately. Assistant Superintendent Anne Allen will serve as interim superintendent while … Continue reading

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School District Boundaries in Oakley – Why the mess?

Reposted from November of 2008 School districts are a form of a Special-purpose district. Their boundaries are delineated to encompass certain geographical areas, which are not necessarily the same boundaries as the surrounding cities or towns. Districts are governed by … Continue reading

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Freedom High Teacher Awarded NFL Teacher of the Year – 2010

Frank Beede, a 10th-grade world history teacher at Freedom High in Oakley and former Seattle Seahawk guard (1996 – 2000) was awarded the NFL Teacher of the Year for 2010. This award is presented annually to a former NFL player who … Continue reading

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Freedom stars on MTV – July 20

Update 7/21/10 In case you missed it here are some links: http://www.mtv.com/videos/if-you-really-knew-me-ep-101-freedom-high-school/1644038/playlist.jhtml http://www.mtv.com/shows/if_you_really_knew_me/series.jhtml Oakley Press by Samie Hartley Jul 15, 2010 “Sure, I have a nice house; I have nice clothes. But if you really knew me, you’d know that … Continue reading

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Funding Schools in California

Lately the news has been filled with the struggles of school districts to fund the coming year. Mt. Diablo School District is cutting $48.7 million, Walnut Creek $1 million, Liberty Union $3.2 million and this list could continue ad nauseam. … Continue reading

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Looking to Create Safe Routes to Schools

In October of 2007, Orchard Park Elementary, the first and only kindergarten-through-eighth-grade school in the Antioch Unified School District held its dedication ceremony. Orchard Park School is within the Antioch Unified School District and serves students from both Antioch and … Continue reading

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