Unity Sophomore Erin McGhee recently travled to Selma, Montgomery, and Birmingham, Alabama as part of the 13th Annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage. Erin is a member of the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center, where she takes part in various workshops on leadership and social justice. She was selected to travel with Congresswoman Barbara Lee […]
Urban Peace Movement youth leaders have just recently completed a successful campaign along with the Revive Oakland coalition to win thousands of jobs for Oakland residents with the redevelopment of the Oakland Army Base. This is a landmark step towards creating a safe and sustainable Oakland. Now UPM youth leaders are bringing an interactive workshop […]
“The Know Justice” conference engages young people and their families, service providers and community members to “Know Justice” by sharing information and facts about basic rights when it comes to the juvenile justice system, gang injunctions, and dealing with the police. Thanks to Natasha Lopez, Beatrice Zulu, Fernando Ramos, Juan Carlos Rodriguez, Oscar Marmol, Erin […]
On Sunday, February 17 a group from Unity attended “Shadow in the Clouds” about Bessie Coleman, the first African American female pilot and the first African American to hold an international pilots’ license. It was an educational and fun experience and the group agreed to attend an upcoming performance “The Wiz”. Stay tuned for more […]
Congratulations to seniors Beatriz Arias and Jacqueline Arias for recognition as two of the finest players in the Bay Area Charter School Athletic Conference (BACSAC) volleyball league. Great job, ladies!
Oakland Unity High is proud to present Dr. Melanie Watkins Tuesday, February 12th at 11 AM Dr. Watkins always dreamt of becoming a doctor. When she found herself sixteen and pregnant, that dream seemed out of reach. Dr. knew the challenges single motherhood presented. Despite the uphill climb, Melanie made the decision to raise her child on […]
Both the boys’ and girls’ teams are on a roll, with the boys maintaing second place in the division as they seek their third win in a row. Although the girls recently suffered a tough loss, they have a chance to finish with a winning record and continue to grow every week. Come support the […]
Students interested in playing sports must have a physical to even practice. Those who have done one for other sports in the 2012-2013 school year do not need to do another one. Physical forms are available in the office or can be downloaded here. Dr. Konstatine will be providing physicals at Unity at 6 PM […]
Open To All Students ……..Do You Ever Ask Yourself…….. Why Don’t I Feel Right? Why Don’t I Like This? We will also be talking about issues like: Exercise Health Family Relationships School Performance Friendships New Activities This group will meet weekly on Thursday afternoons from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The size of the group […]
Senior Jesus Garcia was selected for the 2012 BACSAC Cross Country All Conference Team. The team experienced much turnover this year yet Jesus continued to represent Unity at meets, finishing as a top finalist in all the ones he participated. Congratulations to Jesus for his hard work and representing Unity well!