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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.).       [...]

School district slashes budget

School district slashes budget

Proposed amendment to budget cuts shot down Byline: Selim Jones During an OUSD board meeting on Monday, March 4th, in which over twenty million dollars was eventually cut from beloved programs such as restorative justice despite [...]

Fair guides students college opportunities!

Fair guides students college opportunities!

By: Jacqueline Dominguez   The Higher Education Week College Fair took place on Thursday, March 14 during period 3 in the Oakland High gym. Juniors were were presented with opportunities from different colleges that could help [...]

Hairspray Preview and Performances Go Well Despite Strike

Hairspray Preview and Performances Go Well Despite Strike

By Christine Nguyen On Friday, March 8, Oakland High performed its first musical in over 40 years in its own theater. Like the preview show a week earlier, the home performance played to a packed house, [...]

O-High girls win D3 state championship

O-High girls win D3 state championship

First state championship in school history By Selim Jones Oakland High’s girls basketball team defeated Kern County’s McFarland High School on Friday, March 8, to win the Division III state championship, the first in school history. [...]

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 [...]

GRAMMYS should be more inclusive

GRAMMYS should be more inclusive

By: Jacqueline Dominguez The GRAMMY awards aired on Feb. 10 of this year at LA’s Staples Center. The public is devastated about the favoritism the Recording Academy has put towards certain artists and left out others [...]

“Bird Box” pushes the limits

“Bird Box” pushes the limits

By: By Jacqueline Dominguez “Bird Box” is a psychological thriller on Netflix that came out on Dec. 13. It became viral on Instagram and Twitter and became a trend that inspired people to make a “blindfold [...]

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. [...]