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PHA drops D grades

PHA drops D grades

By Elisha Sparks Oakland High’s Public Health Academy has started a new policy to eradicate D grades in hopes of making students shoot for a C. The “No D” policy, intended to make students look better [...]

Blood Drive Comes to O-High

Blood Drive Comes to O-High

Oakland High students and staff are preparing to donate their blood to help others in their community on Thursday, September 12, in the O-High theater.  In order to donate blood, a donor needs to be a [...]

Lights, camera, action!

Lights, camera, action!

Documentary crew is filming at Oakland High By Selena Lu A documentary being shot at Oakland High School this year will be the last in a trilogy of movies about Oakland, as announced at the August [...]

Freshmen transition into O-High

Freshmen transition into O-High

By Jalyn Jefferson & Brianna Williams Freshmen have lots of mixed emotions as they join Oakland High in the 2019-2020 school year “High school is overwhelming but not hard so far,” said Desmond West. “The only [...]

Graduation comes home!

Graduation comes home!

Preparations are underway for ceremony on Oakland High field By Zyon Martin Principal Matin Abdel-qawi announced that they’re hosting the senior graduation on the Oakland High field on Friday, May 31 from 4 – 6 p.m. The [...]

Young adults deserve reproductive resources.

Young adults deserve reproductive resources.

              By: Destiny Nguyen On May 7, a new law made many abortions illegal in Georgia; if there is a fetal heartbeat detected while pregnant, a person will not be [...]

Softball, baseball end seasons at semifinals.

Softball, baseball end seasons at semifinals.

By: Destiny Nguyen Oakland High’s softball team ended their season with a 0-22 loss to Oakland Tech in a semifinal game at Mosswood Park on May 7. This spring Oakland High’s softball team first game was [...]

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.).       [...]

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. [...]