Archive for '2017-2018'

Senior Legacy

Senior Legacy

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Elections

Byline: Selim Jones Decisions, decisions! On Tuesday, April 30, students voted for their preferred candidates in each office in the yearly student elections. Students were only able to vote for candidates running for class officer positions [...]

A vocal end to the school year!

A vocal end to the school year!

Journalism class of O-High presents podcasts. By Cindy Ho The journalism class is filled with writers. We write O-High’s stories and present them on our newspaper and website: Oakland Aegis. For our final stories, we would [...]

Podcast: Candidates welcome new election process

Podcast: Candidates welcome new election process

This year, Oakland High Leadership teacher Jenn Howard announced a new procedure for applying for and being elected to student office. Here’s a podcast that tells the story (6 min.).       [...]

Hairspray Preview and Performances Go Well Despite Strike

Hairspray Preview and Performances Go Well Despite Strike

By Christine Nguyen On Friday, March 8, Oakland High performed its first musical in over 40 years in its own theater. Like the preview show a week earlier, the home performance played to a packed house, [...]

Decision Time

Decision Time

Oakland High freshmen select their pathways for next year by Selim Jones Oakland High School offers five specialized College and Career Pathways (also sometimes called academies) that prepare students for success in college, career, and community [...]

Hundreds Rally for Public Education

Hundreds Rally for Public Education

By Selim Jones On Saturday, Jan. 12, over a thousand people from over ten school districts, including Fremont, Mountain View and Dublin, came out to Oakland to  show support and solidarity for public schools. Many people [...]

Swim Season Starts Now!

Swim Season Starts Now!

By DaYi Huang The swim team is having a Swim-A-Thon during February to raise money for the team. A Swim- A-Thon is where you earn money by swimming. Students can come out to support and cheer [...]

“Bird Box” pushes the limits

“Bird Box” pushes the limits

By Jacqueline Dominguez “Bird Box” is a psychological thriller on Netflix that came out on Dec. 13. It became viral on Instagram and Twitter and became a trend that inspired people to make a “blindfold challenge.” [...]

OAL Basketball Season is here

OAL Basketball Season is here

By Jasmine Saelee The Oakland Athletic League basketball season has begun. Oakland High coaches and players from both the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams are eager to get to work and start playing this season. OAL [...]