Support for Students in the Urban Promise Academy School Area
Looking for ways to be to get involved? Students at Urban Promise Academy School in Oakland can make a difference.
Join the Student Council
Joining the student council allows you to become a more active member of your local school community.
Getting involved with the student council or school government allows students to have a say in what activities and events are planned during the school year. Members of the council also help organize student fundraisers and perform community service. Council members are elected yearly by their classmates and become respected leaders in their communities.
Through these activities and more, members of the council gain valuable experience in student government and become more responsible, active members of the school and local community.
Members of the student council are expected to:
- Attend regular council meetings
- Meet with their peers to receive feedback and hear student ideas and concerns
- Volunteer at special events
- Serve as role models to other students
School Newspapers & Yearbooks
The school newspaper
is a great way for students to keep up on recent events, recognize the
accomplishments of their peers, and celebrate school pride. School newspapers can now be published online, allowing
students to build their skills in technology, communication and
Are you a student looking for a job in the Oakland area? Maybe we can help. Many students hold part time jobs while they attend school, click here to visit our local employment opportunities page to see a list of jobs in your area.