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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 [...]

Editorial: Rethink the vote

Editorial: Rethink the vote

Our diverse school needs to make diverse student government a priority Aegis Staff As midterm elections at the local and state level approach, so are elections here at Oakland High School. Students are making posters to [...]

Badminton takes OAL silver

Badminton takes OAL silver

Two doubles teams place in the top four By: Gieanne Aldana On Friday, May 4, the girls’ badminton team fell short against Oakland Tech, taking second place in the overall Oakland Athletic League standings, which reflect [...]

Another strong year for volleyball

Another strong year for volleyball

Boys’ team comes in first in OAL, second in Oakland Section By: Gieanne Aldana The boys’ volleyball team won the Oakland Athletic League championships and came in second in Oakland Section Championship, which they lost to KIPP King [...]

The walk to City Hall

The walk to City Hall

OHS students bring the walkout all the way to the mayor’s office By Iris Ard On March 14, there was a national 17-minute walkout to honor students killed in the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla. [...]

Wildcats walk out

Wildcats walk out

OHS joins schools across the country in protesting gun violence By Taliah Long On Wednesday, March 14, students at Oakland High School walked out to acknowledge the deaths of the students killed in the school shooting [...]

Thoughts and prayers aren’t keeping kids alive

Thoughts and prayers aren’t keeping kids alive

Continued school shootings reinforce the need to change U.S. gun laws By Leonel Guillen & Buna Poeng The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, left 17 people dead and dozens injured. This [...]

buildOn to run half marathon

buildOn to run half marathon

By Angie Nanphosy The OHS buildOn club are getting ready to volunteer and to run the half marathon at the Oakland Running Festival on March 25. The 13.1-mile half marathon starts at 9:30 a.m. Those that [...]

Ask Athena: Dropping Out and Getting Annoyed

Ask Athena: Dropping Out and Getting Annoyed

Dear Athena, I have this urge to drop out of high school because it’s a simple solution, but I want to go to UC Davis, but I messed up my GPA after I transferred and now [...]

Stopping suicide and self-harm

Stopping suicide and self-harm

By Gieanne Aldana Did you know that suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S.? Each year, 44,965 Americans die because of suicide, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. On average, [...]