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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Courtney at Kennedy HallDeja vu…Again!
What do you think the odds are of a father and child living decades apart in the same dorm room in college…twice? Well, that’s what...
October 28, 2016

Baba Obafemi, Waldorf's Admissions Director, and his sons (Oriyomi and Orisegun)Waldorf Admissions Director Visits Ile Omode
On Thursday, October 20, Renita Nesby LiVolsi, the High School Admissions Director at the San Francisco Waldorf School, visited Ile Omode to speak with 8th...
October 20, 2016

Mothers and daughters spending time togetherMother Daughter Vision Board Luncheon
The middle school's girl health class organized a dinner and conversation on Sunday, October 4 to share the vision board's created by the girls with...
October 11, 2016

Girls enjoying the camping tripExperiencing Nature on a Camping Trip
On Sunday, September 24, 2016, the students from the Ngola Nzingha (4th/5th), Fredrick Douglas (2nd), and John Coltrane (3rd) classes, along with two students from...
October 7, 2016

Wedded in 1993 in Los AngelesCollege Sweethearts
The school's director, Baba Jahi Awakoaiye, and his wife Mama Sia (owner of CalPremiere, a realty and mortgage firm in Oakland), celebrated their 31st year...
October 3, 2016

Mama Jan and Minister JamalA Night to Remember
One summer a young couple was visited by a dangerous night; a night that they almost didn't survive and which almost ended in their...
October 2, 2016

Mama Jan and Minister JamalOld Friends Find True Love
Nineteen years is not long enough to keep apart two lovers destined to be together....
October 2, 2016

Kelly and Ousseynou KouyateLovers Fall for Each Other on the Dance Floor
Office Manager Mama Kelly Kouyate, sister of director Baba Jahi Awakoaiye, and former Ile Omode dance teacher Baba Ousseynou Kouyate are celebrating their 15th year...
October 2, 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.