Centennial Community Faire Kicks Off 100th Year of Oakland Tech

The Centennial Community Faire Kickoff Event begins the year-long celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Oakland Technical High School, a landmark institution that continues to educate and inspire generations of Bulldogs, and honors the richness of our diverse heritage and our enduring legacy.

Saturday, November 1st

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

at Oakland Technical High School

4351 Broadway, Oakland

Current weather reports (as of Sunday October 26th) suggest the possibility of rain, but that won’t keep the Kickoff Faire from taking place as planned.  In the event of bad weather, Kickoff activities will simply move from the Front Lawn in to the Girls Gymnasium.

Everyone in the Oakland Technical High School community . . . Alumni, Students, Parents, Staff, Neighbors, Local Businesses . . . is invited to attend this event to help launch the Centennial year and to enjoy activities, organizations, and displays including:

  • Oakland Tech Performing Arts program performances

  • The singing of school fight song: “Technical, Oh Technical”

  • Music from across the generations

  • A display of vintage cars

  • The reading of letters from state and national representatives recognizing Oakland Tech’s Centennial

  • Halloween Costume Contest with Cash Prizes

  • Face Painting & Bounce House for the kids

  • School Tours led by Leadership Students

  • Display of Oakland Tech Memorabilia

  • All Yearbooks from all years will be available for alumni to look through

  • A limited supply of Yearbooks for sale from nearly every year from the 1970s forward.

  • Food and drinks for purchase

  • Oakland Tech Student Clubs

  • Sponsors and vendors

  • The sale of the OT Centennial Book, and other centennial merchandise including mugs and T­shirts

  • Brief speeches and/or presentations by –

    • The Centennial Committee

    • Oakland Tech Principal Staci Ross-­Morrison

    • ASB Officer(s)

    • Alumni

    • An representative from the Oakland Unified School District

    • Cheerleaders, Student Athletes and Coaches

    • OT PTSA President Kristen Caven

    • The designer of the centennial logo


Please click the Participant Application button below to fill out a reservation request form if you or your organization (student group, club, sport, academy, ASB, sponsor, vendor, business, external partner) are interested in having a table or booth at the Kickoff Event.

Parking for this event will be available on campus:  Enter through the gate on 45th between the Girls Gym and the Main School Building.


Come help us kick off the 100th Year of Oakland Tech in grand style!

Please send an email to centennial@oaklandtech.com with any questions you might have about this event.