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OUSD Decides To Start School Earlier

By: Iris Ard Summer is the season where students get to take a mental and physical break from school and then look forward to school starting at the end of August, but OUSD has taken a [...]

Junior project gives SJR students a taste of senior year

Junior project gives SJR students a taste of senior year

Project is an alternative to “traditional” finals By Princess Paulmerie As the end of the school year is approaching, Social Justice and Reform (SJR) teachers are already planning ahead for next year. SJR AVID 11 teacher [...]

Longtime teacher leaving O-High

Longtime teacher leaving O-High

Amy Dellefield to move to North Dakota By Buna Poeng On May 22, Principal Matin Abdel-Qawi sent an email informing all staff that longtime teacher and activities director Amy Dellefield will depart the school as of [...]

O-high keeps new prom tradition going

By Buna Poeng On March 13, Oakland High School’s Pride Club and senior class office came to a consensus to de-gender prom royalty positions, putting an end to the school’s long tradition of “kings” and “queens.” [...]

Wildcats walk out

Wildcats walk out

OHS joins schools across the country in protesting gun violence By Taliah Long On Wednesday, March 14, students at Oakland High School walked out to acknowledge the deaths of the students killed in the school shooting [...]

Oakland High School using RJ tactics to avoid conflict

Oakland High School using RJ tactics to avoid conflict

Iris Ard Oakland High School is trying to decrease the number of conflicts that are happening. Students are trying to take a stand on making O-High a better and safer learning environment. O-High students are trying [...]

Coding + Girls = Girls Who Code!

Summer program rockets students into tech By Buna Poeng  Applications for the summer immersion program Girls Who Code are now open. Applications are due Feb. 16 for early decision, and Mar. 16 for the regular deadline. [...]

Devastating Budget Crisis

By: Emily Liang and Eva Li On Dec. 13, the Oakland Unified School District announced that $9 million will be  reduced in total and $3.8 million will be cut from school sites. Exactly $349,251 will be [...]

O-High student stabbed on campus

Staff and students concerned about safety By Leonel Guillen   On Monday, Nov. 6, around 1:45 p.m., a non-student and a former student got into an altercation with a current student when they walked into school [...]

 Can you hear me now?

 Can you hear me now?

Screenings catch students’ health needs By Jason Chuong Oakland High’s Wellness Center offered vision and hearing screenings for students that need it, and Asian Health Services provided free dental screenings for all of OUSD on Nov. [...]