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China influences US companies’ decisions

China influences US companies’ decisions

By Jackie Chen Chung Ng Wai, the winner of a major Asian tournament for the online card game Hearthstone called the Asia-Pacific Hearthstone Grandmasters, had his prize money revoked and was banned from tournaments for a [...]

Thousands protest climate change

Thousands protest climate change

By Jackie Chen On Friday, Sept. 20, tens of thousands of climate activists participated in a massive climate strike, walking through the streets of San Francisco and grabbing attention in order to get more people to [...]

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.).       [...]