Day and Time: M-Th ; M-Th
Description: This class is adult ESL for literacy level students. Literacy level students learn to read and write in English for the first time. Students do not have to be literate in their native language. Curriculum is focused on oral language development that will allow adults to communicate in their children’s schools (calling the school, preparing for parent conferences etc.) and with employers (job interviews). Students in the class represent a dozen different cultures.
Description: This technology class is for adults who have never used computers. Students learn basic skills from how to turn on a computer, open programs, use email, navigate internet searches and Google Maps, utilize Skype, practice English with Rosetta Stone and write a resume.
Description: This class provides healthy nutritional opportunities for families. In adult dedicated garden plots parents grow vegetables to take home. Twice a month they also use the harvest to cook a new recipe together. The class has the added benefit of intergenerational learning opportunities as adults also work with students in their gardens.
CAHSEE Prep (3 Sections)Day and Time: M-F ; M-F ; M-F
Description: This class is for current OIHS seniors, 5th year seniors, and adult non-graduates from prior classes. The focus of the class is literacy and preparing to pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE.)
Internship (2 Sections)Day and Time: M-F and after school
Description: This class is for current OIHS seniors and 5th year seniors. The class covers career exploration, job search, resume writing, interviewing, professionalism and conflict resolution in the workplace. In addition, all students are supported to find paid and non-paid internships afterschool in their field of interest. The internship teachers work with mentors at the internship sites to design quality experiences for students.