Archive for '2017-2018'

Coach

Coach

By: Selim Jones   Oakland High’s very own football coach, Jayce Goree, was chosen for the Oakland Raiders’ Tom Flores Coach of the Week award on Oct. 19. Each week, the Raiders choose a coach from [...]

Mayoral candidates speak at OHS

Mayoral candidates speak at OHS

By Nevaeh Enoch and Jacqueline Dominguez Oakland mayoral candidates made a trip to Oakland High on Oct. 23 to speak to the Social Justice and Reform (SJR) students about their reasons for wanting to become mayor, [...]

Dancing the night away at Homecoming

Dancing the night away at Homecoming

By Christine Nguyen On Thursday, Oct. 18, Oakland High hosted a homecoming dance in their gym, which hasn’t happened for more than a decade, according to a school administrator. There were plenty of students, and chaperones, [...]

Halloween is here!

Halloween is here!

By Cindy Ho     It’s Halloween! That means there will be ghouls and zombies everywhere. Teachers are dressed up too. A few possible Halloween costume ideas are fairies or superheroes. Some popular superheroes includes Superman, [...]

Homecoming hallways: a new tradition

By:Destiny Nguyen Mid way into homecoming week in Oct. 2018, this year’s Leadership class decided on a fun activity for each grade to do. They wanted to try something different this year to include all students. [...]

O-High already getting ready for Softball

O-High already getting ready for Softball

By: Destiny Nguyen Softball conditioning at Oakland High started on Oct. 1, after school on Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:30 till 5. It is open to all students with or with no experience. Conditioning tryouts are [...]

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 [...]