Archive for '2018-2019'

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.).       [...]

School district slashes budget

School district slashes budget

Proposed amendment to budget cuts shot down Byline: Selim Jones During an OUSD board meeting on Monday, March 4th, in which over twenty million dollars was eventually cut from beloved programs such as restorative justice despite [...]

New prom venue promises enchanted gardens

New prom venue promises enchanted gardens

By DaYi Huang Prom is set for May 4. It’s an event where seniors gather together to eat, dance, and celebrate the end of their high school years. This year, prom will be held at the [...]

Fair guides students college opportunities!

Fair guides students college opportunities!

By: Jacqueline Dominguez   The Higher Education Week College Fair took place on Thursday, March 14 during period 3 in the Oakland High gym. Juniors were were presented with opportunities from different colleges that could help [...]

O-High girls win D3 state championship

O-High girls win D3 state championship

First state championship in school history By Selim Jones Oakland High’s girls basketball team defeated Kern County’s McFarland High School on Friday, March 8, to win the Division III state championship, the first in school history. [...]

Time for tests!

By: Jacqueline Dominguez   While strike went on for 7 days before coming to an agreement, students lost time in learning. Students may be concerned about being prepared since they lost track of learning time. ACT [...]

What is the Tentative Agreement?

What is the Tentative Agreement?

What does it means for teachers and students? By Cindy Ho On March 1, the teachers’ union and the Oakland Unified School District reached a tentative agreement to end the teachers’ strike, which lasted from Feb. [...]

O-High Strike FAQ

O-High Strike FAQ

Frequently-asked strike questions: what students need to know By the Aegis Staff With a teacher strike most likely starting Thursday, Feb. 21, students are sure to have lots of questions. Here are the answers to some [...]

SJR to LSJ

By DaYi Huang The Social Justice and Reform academy at O-High recently decided to change their name to Law and Social Justice, also now known as LSJ. The academy is in its third year and as [...]

Trump’s shutdown harms Oakland communities

Trump’s shutdown harms Oakland communities

By Heaven Johnson A government shutdown occurred in the United States from Dec. 22, 2018 to Jan. 25, 2019. President Donald Trump declared the shutdown because he wanted to strike a funding deal for the wall [...]