Event Calendar
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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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Senay Alkebulan (c'11) launches clothing lineSenay Creates Clothing Line
Senay Alkebula (c'11) has been very busy since graduating from Oakland Technical High School in 2015, and he is creating a line of clothing, beginning...
September 11, 2016

Students working on developing a game1,000 Hours of Coding in 2 Weeks
Ile Omode served nearly 60 students in its two week "Coding and Math" camp which ran from June 27th until July 8th. Serving students from...
July 18, 2016

Nandi performing at the Oakland Poet LaureateNandi is Poet Laureate Finalist
Nandi Maunder (Class of 2015) was a finalist in Oakland's Youth Poet Laureate competition in July. Oakland was the first city in the country to...
July 17, 2016

Malik (c'15) interning at the SF Academy of ScienceMalik Interns at California Academy of Sciences
Malik Bossett (Class of 2015) was one of 15 students chosen out of 100 applicants for the nationally known "Careers in Science" internship at the...
June 21, 2016

2012 graduates with Baba JahiHigh School Alums Scholarship Service
On Sunday, May 22 Wo'se Community honored Ile Omode alums who are graduating from high school this year with a "Books and Materials" scholarship. Ile...
May 30, 2016

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

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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.