• VPA Chemistry Students Conclude Wildfire Project

    January 15, 2020 by

    Students in the VPA Chemistry course concluded a project about wildfires this week. For the past 6 weeks, they had been studying the questions, “How are wildfires a part of California’s natural ecology, and what can we do to prevent them?” They designed experiments, learned about what makes a community vulnerable to wildfires, and learned… Read more

  • Actor, Director, Coach and Mentor – L. Peter Callender is Artist in Residence for Skyline's Drama Program

    January 8, 2020 by

    The drama program in the Visual & Performing Arts Pathway is one that provides many unique, real-world opportunities for its students. Taught by Awele Makeba, she consistently uses her professional connections and personal resources to benefit her students. Most recently, she used the consolation prize money she received from her NBC Sports Bay Area Teacher… Read more

  • Winter Concert 2019

    December 22, 2019 by

    On December 18th the Music Department presented an evening of musical selections, including the a first of it’s kind collaboration between Skyline and the Oakland Tech choirs. The evening showcased the talented students and their capabilities of their musical craft. The evening was very well attended with a full house, and the performances well received.… Read more

  • Oakland is Home

    December 20, 2019 by

    In the spring of 2019, 10th graders worked with Civic Design Studio and Akonadi Foundation to create a poster campaign to showcase the student experience of Oakland, titled Oakland is Home. Posters were hung on 9th and Broadway for four months. MidPen, an affordable housing non-profit firm, took notice and purchased the artwork of 11th… Read more

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