The Huey P. Newton Oratorical Festival in 2017; 4th and 5th graders "Rap Cypher"
Event Calendar
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  • Celebrating AncestorsMama Jasiri Preschool honors the past with Ancestors Day
  • Junior PromOur alums at Bishop O'Dowd's Junior Prom
  • Meeting with the CEOIle Omode students meet Brocade's African-American CEO
  • Hoop DreamsIle Omode fielded four basketball teams this season
  • Oratorical FestivalThe 2nd Annual Huey P. Newton Oratorical Festival was a success
  • Rings of GloryTwo Ile Omode alums captured the state title and championship rings
Celebrating Ancestors1 Junior Prom2 Meeting with the CEO3 Hoop Dreams4 Oratorical Festival5 Rings of Glory6
Students - progress reports are approaching soon. Fortunately your classmates have provided a tool to check your GPA. Use their apps to see if you're headed for "First Honors".
News Feed
Tierra enjoys the moment with her parents and Coach CooksTierra Signs with Texas A&M University
Nearing the final year of a near-historic track career at Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland, Tierra Robinson-Jones (Ile Omode class of 2014), a 400...
November 11, 2017

The high school graduates and their familiesHigh School Graduates Honored at Wo’se Service
Wo'se took time to honor the Ile Omode alums graduating from high school this year, and offered each alum a "Books and Materials" scholarship, along...
May 29, 2017

Tierra running the 400 metersTierra Earns Bid to Track State Championship
For a third straight year Tierra Robinson-Jones (c'14), running for Bishop O'Dowd High School, earns a bid to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Track and...
May 28, 2017

Keshoun clearing the high jump bar at the regional championshipAlums Compete at the Regional Championship
A number of alums competed at Bayshore, which includes 3 athletic leagues - Mission Valley Athletic League, Tri-County Athletic League, and the West Alameda County...
May 21, 2017

Ile Omode students visiting Morris Brown CollegeMiddle School Contributes to Morris Brown College
Ile Omode middles school students participated in the school's 3rd college tour to Atlanta (the other trips were to Washington, DC) and they visited some...
May 5, 2017

Barry and Maya before the junior promAlums at Bishop O’Dowd Junior Prom
Bishop O'Dowd's junior prom was held at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Oakland on Saturday, April 2, and was attended by 6 Ile Omode alums...
April 2, 2017

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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.