Archive for '2019-2020'

New English teacher fills vacancy

New English teacher fills vacancy

By: Jalyn Jefferson Presenting to some, and introducing to others: Oakland High has a new Wildcat in the pack. Sam Delaune joined the O-High staff in early November to fill a vacancy that a teacher who [...]

COVID cruises into Oakland

COVID cruises into Oakland

Despite local connections, no known cases at O-High Jackie Chen On Monday, March 9, the Grand Princess cruise ship docked at the Port of Oakland amid a discovery of at least 20 cases of the COVID-19 [...]

Breakfast is super important for students

Breakfast is super important for students

By Christina Jim & Julie Fehilly Eating is an important part of life because food is one of the main necessities that humans need in order to live. At Oakland High, breakfast is free in the morning [...]

Finals Week Tested Students Knowledge

Finals Week Tested Students Knowledge

By Jalyn Jefferson As last semester’s finals came, Oakland High students were trying to get the grade they were hoping for, to meet their teachers grading expectations while also getting in as much missing work in [...]

Students Return from Break

Students Return from Break

By Brianna Williams As school picks back up, and everyone returns from winter break, OHS’s second semester is up and running. Students and staff return to their previous routine of waking up early and heading down [...]

JV soccer is in action

JV soccer is in action

By Ali Ismael The Oakland High school JV Soccer team has started their 2019-2020 winter season. After having two tryouts to pick up players, they finally picked up 14 players onto the team. After two tough [...]

Freshmen students picking their Pathway

Freshmen students picking their Pathway

By Brianna Williams & Jalyn Jefferson Now that freshmen are in their second semester of the 2019-2020 school year, they have a very important decision to make this semester: freshmen will have to pick the academy they [...]

Stay safe, stay local

Stay safe, stay local

Coronavirus highlights dangers of travel By Jackie Chen On Jan. 19, a man who traveled back to Washington state from China looked for medical care and was discovered to have a new strain of virus that [...]

Australia’s fires are everyone’s problem

Australia’s fires are everyone’s problem

By Jackie Chen Since September 2019, intense wildfires have been burning in Australia, mainly in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia, after a year of their most intense drought and heatwave on record. As of [...]

VAAMP Project to help Homeless

VAAMP Project to help Homeless

From January to early February, VAAMP seniors are working on a project with Lava Mae to make 50 to 100 hygiene packages for homeless people.  Lava Mae is a “nonprofit mobile shower service that provides free [...]