Archive for '2017-2018'

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 [...]

Editorial: Rethink the vote

Editorial: Rethink the vote

Our diverse school needs to make diverse student government a priority Aegis Staff As midterm elections at the local and state level approach, so are elections here at Oakland High School. Students are making posters to [...]

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 first in OAL, second in Oakland Section By: Gieanne Aldana The boys’ volleyball team won the Oakland Athletic League championships and came in second in Oakland Section Championship, which they lost to KIPP King [...]

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, [...]