Event Calendar
A brief list of upcoming events

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  • Middle School College TourMiddle school college tour to Washington, DC
  • Teacher Visits Kenya2nd grade teacher Mama Kara visits Kenya
  • Korean Delegation at Ile OmodeA Korean delegation met with Baba Jahi to discuss strategies for independent schools
  • Science Fair2nd annual Granville T. Woods Science and Engineering Fair
  • Alums on the TrackTierra (c'14) and KaRa (c'12) are running strong for Bishop O'Dowd
Middle School College Tour1 Teacher Visits Kenya2 Korean Delegation at Ile Omode3 Science Fair4 Alums on the Track5
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KaRa, Tajiri, and MaiaBishop O’Dowd’s Senior Prom
Tajiri Hunter (c'12), Maia Morgan (c'12), and KaRa Awakoaiye (c'12) attended their senior prom. The Bishop O'Dowd seniors enjoyed their final high school prom. The...
May 21, 2016

(from left): Khukheper (10th), Adeya (10th), and Kalimah (11th)BOD Students Receive Academic Award
Ile Omode alums attending Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland were recently honored for academic achievement at the school's Awards Assembly for lower classmen (9th,...
May 19, 2016

KaRa and Tierra finished 1-2 in the 200m at the league championshipAlums Finish Strong at League Championship
Bishop O'Dowd won track and field league titles for both boys and girls with significant contributions from Ile Omode alums led by head coach Jamal...
May 15, 2016

Mama Abeni discussing the garden committee at the May Family MeetingGarden Committee Volunteers
During the May Family Meeting, Mama Abeni Ramsey (Ade-7th) called for the formation of a garden committee to oversee the next planting season and coordination...
May 13, 2016

KaRa and Tierra running the 4x100 relay at the Arcadia InvitationalTierra and KaRa Running Strong for Bishop O’Dowd
Tierra Robinson-Jones (c'14) and KaRa Awakoaiye (c'12) have been leading the girls varsity track team at Bishop O'Dowd High School on a strong campaign this...
April 30, 2016

Jazz (1st) showing her lung capacity project at the Science Fair2016 Science Fair at Ile Omode
Ile Omode hosted a science fair on Saturday, April 23. The event showcased individual and group science fair projects from all grades....
April 30, 2016

Baba Marcus enjoying a game of "bones" at Family NightFamily Night was a Blast
Family Night in March was once again a blast. Once a year, we open up the school to have an original family night fest of...
April 26, 2016

Middle school students on the college tour to Washington, DCMiddle School College Tour
On Sunday, April 10, Ile Omode's middle school embarked on its 5th "Middle School College Tour", this time returning to Washington, DC for the third...
April 20, 2016

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Ile Omode is an African-centered school founded by Wo'se Community of the Sacred African Way in Oakland. We are dedicated to the call to be "keepers of the legacy". We are an independent, private school in Oakland, California, providing instruction to children from preschool through 8th grade.