Claremont Middle School News

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Claremont Middle School parent Kristofer Brekke is pictured with the iconic Claremont School gate at the corner of Birch Court and College Avenue. Brekke heads a fundraising campaign to complete a full restoration of the gate. Donate online at, or mail checks (note: “Gate”) to Claremont Middle School,5750 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618.

Claremont Wins School District Library Program Award

At the year-end school district meeting, Claremont School Library was presented with the Oakland Unified School District's (OUSD) award for "Best Innovative Practice in School Libraries" for 2013.

The 7th grade "Blind Date With A Book" project was judged to be the most inventive program in the district this year.

Thanks again to Dorice Velez, Jen Vetter and Beth Johnke for helping pull it together, and to Ms. Solomon – and her students – for being wiling to try something new. — from a report in the Claremont Middle School Knightline newsletter. The Knightline offers up to date information about Claremont School's activities and achievements. Sign up at

Scene at the Claremont Middle School Centennial Celebration