A trailer for the Huey P. Newton Oratorical Festival in 2018. See every performance.
Event Calendar
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  • Touring High Schools8th grade students visit private high schools
  • Malachi Wins Best PictureStudents submitted films at AfroComicCon
  • Alum Pushes State BillZenzile (c'11) pushes for new California law
  • Mama Daughter CelebrationMamas and daughters bonded and shared
  • Honored Youth SpeakerMalik (c'15) featured speaker at California Academy of Science
  • Celebrating ScholarsStudents were honored during assembly
  • Alums Study in GermanyAdeya and Khukheper (c'18) study in Berlin
Touring High Schools1 Malachi Wins Best Picture2 Alum Pushes State Bill3 Mama Daughter Celebration4 Honored Youth Speaker5 Celebrating Scholars6 Alums Study in Germany7
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Malik (c'15) Speaks at California Academy of Science

Malik (c'19) was the featured youth speaker at the California Academy of Sciences for its Golden Gate site's 10 year anniversary. He praised his parent and Ile Omode, while sharing his plans to study astrophysics. Read the full article.
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Adeya (6th) and her mother, Mama Stacey, at the mama daughter gatheringMama Daughter Celebration
Do you know your mama's favorite song, artist, color or even dream career? This fun exercise was a way of letting girls explore how much...
November 15, 2018

The Ngola Nzingha (4th and 5th grade) classroom honor roll studentsFirst Quarter Honor Roll Assembly
Ile Omode held its first quarter honor roll assembly on Tuesday, November 13, and honored the students who had great academic success during the first...
November 14, 2018

Ile Omode middle schoolers received "Best Picture" awardsStudents Win Film Festival
AfroComicCon occurred from October 19th to the 21st, and this year featured a mini film competition for youth. A number of...
October 28, 2018

Students preparing to board the bus for their visit to Moreau CatholicMiddle Schoolers Tour High Schools
During the fall, Ile Omode 8th grade students toured two private high schools, as they prepare to begin their applications for area private high schools....
October 10, 2018

Malik delivering a speech at the CAS's 10th anniversaryMalik Presents at Academy of Sciences
Malik Bossett (c'15) was selected to speak at the California Academy of Sciences 10 year building dedication, and was the featured youth speaker. The event...
October 8, 2018

Khukheper and Adeya announcing their decision to attend HowardAdeya and Khukheper Admitted to STEM Program
Adeya Wyatt (c'18) and Khukheper Awakoaiye (c'18) traveled to Berlin, Germany for a two week health symposium as a part of their participation with Howard...
September 21, 2018

Zenzile presenting her research on Christian missions and colonial deconstructionAlum Drives State Bill
After beginning at UC Santa Barbara, just 3 years ago, Zenzile Riddick (c'11) has been instrumental in ensuring the campus, and other California public schools...
September 21, 2018

The Class of 2018 was the school's largestIle Omode’s 2018 Commencement
After several years at the Oakland City Council Chambers at the invite of Councilman Larry Reid, the space had grown too small for the school's...
August 5, 2018

Ebon doing his best mermaid impersonationGreat Weather Greeted Students in Santa Cruz
[By Selma Apara, 8th grade] On a scorching Friday in June, Ile Omode students and families gathered together for the warm sand, cool surf, and...
June 15, 2018

Malachi (6th) performing at Ile Omode's Oratorical Festival3rd Annual Oratorical Festival
Ile Omode's 3rd Annual Oratorical Festival, named in honor of Oakland icon, Huey P. Newton, was held in Oakland at Bishop O'Dowd High School's theater,...
April 8, 2018

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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.