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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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Freedom High WR Darrell Daniels looking to feel at home

From CalSportsDigest.com At 6’3, 210 pounds Freedom High School WR Darrell Daniels has the size and speed colleges are looking for at outside receiver — including Michigan as they slowly transition to a pro style set. When people look at … 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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Orchard Park Students Will Have a Safe Path Back to School

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

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Freedom High Graduation Ceremony – 2011

I sat through the deluge that accompanied the ceremony honoring Freedom High’s 13th graduating class Saturday morning. Normally we are looking for ways hide from the sun, but this day we were clustered and hovering beneath umbrellas. The only ones … Continue reading

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Rachel’s Challenge

Last week students and staff from Delta Vista and O’Hara Park middle schools attended a presentation promoting kindness and positive change called Rachel’s Challenge. Thursday evening the program was presented to parents and community leaders. This session was similar to … 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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