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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. [...]

O-High Strike FAQ

O-High Strike FAQ

Frequently-asked strike questions: what students need to know By the Aegis Staff With a teacher strike most likely starting Thursday, Feb. 21, students are sure to have lots of questions. Here are the answers to some [...]

Trump’s shutdown harms Oakland communities

Trump’s shutdown harms Oakland communities

By Heaven Johnson A government shutdown occurred in the United States from Dec. 22, 2018 to Jan. 25, 2019. President Donald Trump declared the shutdown because he wanted to strike a funding deal for the wall [...]

Quiet times at Oakland High

Quiet times at Oakland High

Student protest leads to sparse attendance by Jessica Acetun Toc, Kaitlyn Chen, Anthony Huynh, Jenny Nguyen, Ling Yi Qiu & Pei Wen Xiao Oakland High classrooms were eerily quiet during the student sickout on Friday, Feb. [...]

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, [...]