Archive for '2017-2018'

Badminton takes OAL silver

Badminton takes OAL silver

Two doubles teams place in the top four By: Gieanne Aldana On Friday, May 4, the girls’ badminton team fell short against Oakland Tech, taking second place in the overall Oakland Athletic League standings, which reflect [...]

Another strong year for volleyball

Another strong year for volleyball

Boys’ team comes in second By: Gieanne Aldana The boys’ volleyball team placed second in the Oakland Athletic Association losing against KIPP King on May 16. “I was pretty confident during the game,” said Sou Saechao, [...]

College decisions are out!

College decisions are out!

By Harvey Pham As students start to hear back from colleges, a mix of emotions that include excitement and anxiety start to overcome them. “I got accepted into UCLA and I was really excited,” said senior [...]

Boys’ volleyball starts strong

Boys’ volleyball starts strong

By: Gieanne Aldana The boys’ volleyball team won their first game of the year against Coliseum College Prep Academy (CCPA), three sets to none, on Monday, March 26. “It was a good game” said Kao Saephanh, [...]

O-high keeps new prom tradition going

By Buna Poeng On March 13, Oakland High School’s Pride Club and senior class office came to a consensus to de-gender prom royalty positions, putting an end to the school’s long tradition of “kings” and “queens.” [...]

The walk to City Hall

The walk to City Hall

OHS students bring the walkout all the way to the mayor’s office By Iris Ard On March 14, there was a national 17-minute walkout to honor students killed in the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla. [...]

Wildcats walk out

Wildcats walk out

OHS joins schools across the country in protesting gun violence By Taliah Long On Wednesday, March 14, students at Oakland High School walked out to acknowledge the deaths of the students killed in the school shooting [...]

Badminton players gear up for cuts

Badminton players gear up for cuts

Shortened season to begin in April by: Gieanne Aldana Our girls’ Badminton team started conditioning back on Feb. 5 and is starting to make cuts this week. Their season starts after the spring break. They have [...]

Thoughts and prayers aren’t keeping kids alive

Thoughts and prayers aren’t keeping kids alive

Continued school shootings reinforce the need to change U.S. gun laws By Leonel Guillen & Buna Poeng The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, left 17 people dead and dozens injured. This [...]

Students learn about lunch

Students learn about lunch

By Princess Paulmerie  The Oakland High students have mixed feelings on why they chose to get or not to get the school lunch. Here are a some of the students reasons why they choose not to [...]