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Wildcat strike!

Wildcat strike!

Oakland teachers walk out by Selim Jones A “wildcat strike” refers to when a group strikes without their union’s approval. It also refers to when Oakland High Wildcats teachers strike, which they just might do. Oakland [...]

Oakland High coach wins award

Oakland High coach wins award

By Selim Jones Oakland High’s very own football coach, Jayce Goree, was chosen for the Oakland Raiders’ Tom Flores Coach of the Week award on Oct. 19. Each week, the Raiders choose a coach from the [...]

Assembly celebrates Yemeni history and culture

Assembly celebrates Yemeni history and culture

By Asalah Hassan & Tierra Johnson The Yemeni Student Association club (YSA), previously named SWANA, held their first assembly on Dec. 6 in the theatre to celebrate Yemeni independence day and to represent their culture. The [...]

Announcements are translated to Spanish

Announcements are translated to Spanish

More languages being considered By Zyon Martin Students from the RISE Academy have begun to read some of the daily announcements in Spanish for students who aren’t fluent in English and who have trouble understanding the [...]

Meet the candidates for Mayor!

Meet the candidates for Mayor!

  Photos and captions by Nevaeh Baker Click here to read about the candidates’ visit to OHS.                                         [...]

Mayoral candidates speak at OHS

Mayoral candidates speak at OHS

By Nevaeh Enoch and Jacqueline Dominguez Oakland mayoral candidates made a trip to Oakland High on Oct. 23 to speak to the Social Justice and Reform (SJR) students about their reasons for wanting to become mayor, [...]

Text me Later; gotta Yondr

Text me Later; gotta Yondr

Many teachers now use Yondr phone pouches to reduce student phone use during the school day. By DE’ZHUN FOX & HEAVEN JOHNSON   Oakland High adopted magnetic-locking Yondr phone pouches at the beginning of this year [...]

Computer science teacher enthusiastic about O-High

Computer science teacher enthusiastic about O-High

BY Dillan Jackson Thomas Wooding is a new computer science teacher at Oakland High. Wooding teaches coding, which makes computer science fun and students learn how to hack news articles and teaches how all news is [...]

Adventure Club walks to Dimond Park

Adventure Club walks to Dimond Park

Oakland High’s Adventure club is the club for outdoors fun. By Cindy Ho   English teacher Miles Murray, creator of Oakland High’s Adventure Club, took this year’s Adventure Club students on a trip to Dimond Park [...]

Students take day off for Eid

Students take day off for Eid

By Asalah Hassan    Last month on Aug. 21 through Aug. 23, a holiday called Eid al-Adha, was celebrated by Muslim families all across the world who came together to pray, feast, exchange gifts and celebrate with [...]