Archive for '2018-2019'

Text me Later; gotta Yondr

Text me Later; gotta Yondr

Many teachers now use Yondr phone pouches to reduce student phone use during the school day. By DE’ZHUN FOX & HEAVEN JOHNSON   Oakland High adopted magnetic-locking Yondr phone pouches at the beginning of this year [...]

What’s cooking at Culinary Club

What’s cooking at Culinary Club

By Jacqueline Bibiano Culinary Club is a club where students can learn how cook and can build friendships together. Members learn the basics of cooking and how to make cultural foods. They meet on Mondays after school [...]

New World History teacher joins PLTW

By Angel Ahou Miriam Perlmutter is a new teacher who teaches World History for the PLTW pathway sophomores. Perlmutter grew up in Berkeley, and this is not her first time teaching. She had recently taught as [...]

Boys’ basketball preps for pre-season

Boys’ basketball preps for pre-season

By Dillan Jackson Oakland High’s boys’ basketball team is gearing up for the their first game against University High of San Francisco on Nov. 16 at 7:00 p.m. One of the returning stars on the basketball [...]

Oakland High musicians go to music camp

Oakland High musicians go to music camp

By Zyon Martin David Byrd, the Oakland High music teacher, took 11 students to a music camp that happened on Oct. 12 – 14 at Cazadero on the Russian River near Guerneville. Musicians from any academy [...]

Computer science teacher enthusiastic about O-High

Computer science teacher enthusiastic about O-High

By Dillan Jackson Thomas Wooding is a new computer science teacher at Oakland High. Wooding teaches coding, which makes computer science fun and students learn how to hack news articles and teaches how all news is [...]

Big Opportunities for star athlete

Big Opportunities for star athlete

By: Jasmine Saelee Oakland High senior Siale Liku has received numerous scholarships already this year and last year for his performance on and off the football field. Liku, a senior at Oakland High, is a defensive [...]

Yondr policy saves us from ourselves

Yondr policy saves us from ourselves

By Selim Jones It was five minutes before my biology test, Ms. Spoto was reviewing what was going to be in the test which, by the way, accounted for twenty percent of my grade, and I [...]

Homecoming Royalty Announced

Homecoming Royalty Announced

By DaYi Huang Homecoming is an event most teenagers are thrilled about. Starting on Oct. 1, students at each grade level signed up to run for Homecoming royalty. Two students from each grade level were chosen [...]

Immigrant students RISE in new pathway

Immigrant students RISE in new pathway

  By Cindy Ho and Jacqueline Dominguez   Oakland High starts this year for newcomers with a new pathway: RISE! Short for Recent Immigrant Support and Engagement, RISE is a pathway for the immigrant students also [...]