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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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

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

A wonderful weddingLovers Stick Together Like Clay
In September of 2003, two lovers, met on the dance floor. They met at Big Boogie Night, a dance club in San Francisco, where Teicher...
October 2, 2016

Mama Vicky and Baba Jerry enjoying their "day"The Real Love and Basketball
On a cold December afternoon in 1993 God brought two future lovers together. Vicki Kalu and Jerry Jenkins met at a Costco Christmas party. At...
September 26, 2016

Anika and GeraldDeposits of Attraction
A bank teller and her customer end up depositing love in their hearts....
September 26, 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.