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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 [...]

Club promotes cultural understanding

Club promotes cultural understanding

By Jacqueline Dominguez Latinos Unidos is a club that applies to any student that wants to know and explore more on the Latino heritage. The club meets on Thursdays during lunch. Spanish teacher Jose Espinoza created [...]

RISE elevates newcomer students

RISE elevates newcomer students

Oakland High welcomes a sixth pathway By Monica Villanueva  This year the recent immigrant students known as newcomers are starting the year off strong at Oakland High with a new pathway called RISE Academy. Valeska Muñoz, [...]

Oakland community chips in for sports program

Oakland community chips in for sports program

After District announces cuts, donations pour in By Selim Jones, Cindy Ho, DaYi Huang, Isaac Mohammed, and Christine Nguyen  On Thursday, August 23, the Oakland Athletic League held a meeting that Stephen Spinola, Oakland High athletic director, [...]

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.” [...]