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RISE elevates newcomer students

RISE elevates newcomer students

Oakland High welcomes a sixth pathway By Monica Villanueva  This year the recent immigrant students known as newcomers are starting the year off strong at Oakland High with a new pathway called RISE Academy. Valeska Muñoz, [...]

Ms. Howard takes over Leadership

Ms. Howard takes over Leadership

By Tierra Johnson On the first day of school, Aug. 13, 2018, Jennifer Howard, a teacher at Oakland High, took on the role of running the Leadership class that was previously run by another teacher. Instead of [...]

Class of 2022 elects officers

Class of 2022 elects officers

By DaYi Huang New school year, new class officers. Each year, O-High selects students to be class officers. This year, it’s the class of 2022. During the end of August, 6 students were selected as class officers. [...]

Cambodian Club seeks new members

Cambodian Club seeks new members

By Jasmine Saelee Cambodian Club at Oakland high has started. The club’s main focus this year is to become more diverse and to have more members. There will also be a show in April performed by [...]

Oakland community chips in for sports program

Oakland community chips in for sports program

After District announces cuts, donations pour in By Selim Jones, Cindy Ho, DaYi Huang, Isaac Mohammed, and Christine Nguyen  On Thursday, August 23, the Oakland Athletic League held a meeting that Stephen Spinola, Oakland High athletic director, [...]

AVID is now an elective class

AVID is now an elective class

By: Harvey Pham The AVID program, once available only to non-pathway students, became available as an elective class for any sophomore to take starting in the 2017-2018 school year. In Fall 2018, however, the process of [...]

Summer Bridge gives students a jump start

Summer Bridge gives students a jump start

By: Gieanne Aldana The Summer Bridge Program will  again take place here in Oakland High for rising ninth-graders. According to Michael Jones, a ninth-grade English teacher for the Cheetah family, Summer Bridge is a four week [...]

OUSD Decides To Start School Earlier

By: Iris Ard Summer is the season where students get to take a mental and physical break from school and then look forward to school starting at the end of August, but OUSD has taken a [...]

Junior project gives SJR students a taste of senior year

Junior project gives SJR students a taste of senior year

Project is an alternative to “traditional” finals By Princess Paulmerie As the end of the school year is approaching, Social Justice and Reform (SJR) teachers are already planning ahead for next year. SJR AVID 11 teacher [...]

Longtime teacher leaving O-High

Longtime teacher leaving O-High

Amy Dellefield to move to North Dakota By Buna Poeng On May 22, Principal Matin Abdel-Qawi sent an email informing all staff that longtime teacher and activities director Amy Dellefield will depart the school as of [...]