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Should I go to a continuation school?

Should I go to a continuation school?

What struggling students need to know about their high school options By Jason In Currently, high school students in the Oakland Unified School District who have had difficulty with their classes in a normal high school [...]

Remembering Antwaun

Remembering Antwaun

By Makayla Melles A light rain fell as hundreds of students gathered in a giant circle at Jackie Jensen Field on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to celebrate the life of Antwaun Williams, a senior, scholar, and athlete. [...]

New counselor comes to OHS

New counselor comes to OHS

By Noel Laulu With the employment of other new administrators, OHS has hired a new counselor has well. Tai Tokeshi is the counselor for newcomers, SJR/ AVID students, and he is also a part of the [...]

Freeroaming art class

Freeroaming art class

By Cheyenne Gonzalez    With his inviting spirit and intriguing background experience, the Wildcats are proud to call new art teacher Jim Tucker one of our own. Tucker teaches Art 1,  Advanced Art, and Graphic Design. [...]

Returning alum takes on school’s tech

Returning alum takes on school’s tech

After Marines and college, Peter Prak is back at Oakland High By Lakayla Phillips   Peter Prak, an O-High alumnus of 2007, has returned nine years later as our new computer technician. Prak came to O-High [...]

Colorado transplant joins OHS English

Colorado transplant joins OHS English

By Makayla Melles Katlyn Ready, a recent graduate from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a new English teacher, has taken on a roster of sophomores and juniors at Oakland High. Ready said that for all [...]

Expanding Newcomer program welcomes immigrant students

Expanding Newcomer program welcomes immigrant students

By Brenda Elizalde  The Newcomer Program at Oakland High makes life a little bit easier for students who are new arrivals from Central American and other countries. This program was started during the 2014-2015 school year. [...]

CompSci offered at OHS

CompSci offered at OHS

Two new courses explore concepts in computing By Jason In This year, with the new schedule, OHS is offering Computer Science classes for the first time, according to Computer Science teacher Vu Nguyen. Computer Science focuses [...]

Pathways to Graduation

Pathways to Graduation

Programs increase engagement and achievement The Aegis Staff Beginning this August, every sophomore at Oakland High School is also enrolled in a focused learning community, called a pathway. According to school leadership, participation in pathways increases students’ [...]

Thunderettes triumph

Thunderettes triumph

By Jennifer Gomez Rodriguez The soccer team Thunderettes won a Spring Season game against Oakland International Sunday, April 10 at Castlemont High with the final score being 2-1. During the game a girl from Oakland International [...]