Archive for '2010-2011'

Aegis finally prints issue

Aegis finally prints issue

Why it took so long, and whether it was worth the wait. Thanh Nguyen   The OHS’s school newspaper the Oakland Aegis has finally printed an issue! The journalism students distributed the February issue newspapers throughout [...]

BART police actions spark community outcry

BART police actions spark community outcry

Delamontae Stewart In the last couple of years, BART police have had several different incidents with civilians in which some cases have resulted in death. In 2009, a young man named Oscar Grant was murdered by [...]

Closed-campus policy postponed

Closed-campus policy postponed

Campus to remain open for one more year Tommy Tran Despite earlier plans to the contrary, there will be no closed-campus lunch next year. According to social studies teacher Amy Dellefield, closed-campus lunch is now slated [...]

Retirement after years of service

Beloved teachers to retire this June David Chor After years–and even decades–here at Oakland High, many teachers are retiring this year. These teachers feel like it is their time to leave. Some teachers are retiring so [...]

Goodbye, Oakland High

Josefina Loeza Ms. Loeza has taught Spanish at Oakland High for many years. In this letter, she says her farewells to the school. –Editor Some years ago I came to Oakland High. Back then, everything was [...]

Science Night a success

By Lisa Lac What was in the plastic bags being tossed around at Oakland High’s new building on May 19? Chemicals, ice, and sugar–all the ingredients for scientific ice cream! Students and science teachers hosted Oakland [...]

Xtra credit

Xtra credit

We should mark activist’s birthday with a “learning holiday” Destiny Stewart Yes, there’s a holiday for Martin Luther King, Jr., and a Black History Month, but what about honoring an activist that fought for change and [...]

The people behind the cat

Willy’s secrets are spilled Tommy Tran Everyone recognizes the giant cat who pounces around at our rallies and sports games, but few really know who is actually inside the costume. Some say that Willy the Wildcat, [...]

What a drag!

What a drag!

Team tradition slows swimmers down LOUIS LAM Guest Writer On April 13, 2011, members of the Oakland High Catfish swim team gathered around their pool nervous for an unusual practice for the OAL finals. Why were [...]

Sports save lives!

Eric Phung Guest Writer At Oakland High School, sports have been an important part of the educational experience for students along the years, because it gives them opportunities to develop their own talents and discover their [...]