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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 [...]

“All American” really gets us

“All American” really gets us

By Heaven Johnson It’s hard to find an Oakland High student that hasn’t watched “All American.” The popular show tells the story of a highschool student, Spencer James (Daniel Ezra), who moves from Crenshaw to Beverly [...]

Senior prom satisfies in new location

Senior prom satisfies in new location

By Zelaysia Singleton Oakland High seniors partied the night away at this year’s prom on the night of May 4, at a new location, the Sequoyah Country Club in Oakland with a theme called the “Enchanted [...]

Animated student plays animated role

Animated student plays animated role

OHS senior to appear in short Pixar film By Selim Jones It’s a story straight out of Hollywood. Well, actually, straight out of Pixar. Oakland High senior Madison Bandy, who is autistic, will be starring in [...]

Swim season comes to an end

Swim season comes to an end

By DaYi Huang Swim season started in February and has now come to an end. This year, there were 22 members on the swim team with assistant coach Ericson Sandio and Clare Burger as the head [...]

A “Block” worth visiting

A “Block” worth visiting

Second season of popular TV show continues to entertain By DaYi Huang “On My Block” is a coming-of-age TV show about four friends who live in a fictional neighborhood called Freeridge, California. As they go through [...]

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, [...]