Archive for 'Student Life'

ESA Collects Clothes for People in Need

ESA Collects Clothes for People in Need

By Randy Saechao Oakland High ESA juniors held a clothes drive for people who are homeless from Oct. 15 – Oct. 25. All the clothes being collected from the drive will go to St. Vincent de [...]

SWAG assists students with school or college

SWAG assists students with school or college

 SWAG is a place where students can get homework help or ask for extra support with their grades or college. SWAG is on Tuesdays and Thursdays. College students come and help Oakland High students after school [...]

Future Center Offers Application Help

Future Center Offers Application Help

By Selena Lu The Future Center is having a college application lab every Tuesday and Thursday, 3 to 5, from Oct. 29 to Nov. 30 to help seniors with their college applications. The Future Center holds [...]

ESA students visit wastewater facility

ESA students visit wastewater facility

By Jackie Chen On October 30, a group of ESA sophomores went on a field trip to the East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD), to learn how Oakland’s wastewater treatment facilities work. They took a tour [...]

Weeks of planning create a great Homecoming

Weeks of planning create a great Homecoming

By Jalyn Jefferson As Homecoming week approached, students in Jennifer Howard’s Leadership class prepared for the Friday rally by designing posters and putting up reminders.  The class had brainstormed together to come up with ideas for [...]

Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming Royalty

By Maribel Bibiano At Oakland High School, students ran for homecoming royalty during the beginning of October 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year. A variety of students from every grade level decided to run for homecoming [...]

NMSI helps AP students

NMSI helps AP students

By Selena Lu On Saturday, Oct. 12, at Oakland High School, the National Science and Math Initiative conducted a study session for math AP classes to help students achieve a higher score on their AP exam. [...]

ESA takes students to woods

ESA takes students to woods

By Randy Saechao After school on Tuesday, Sept. 24, the Environmental Science Academy juniors (ESA) went on a five-night camping trip to Woolman Outdoor School at Nevada City.  The trip encouraged students to go out into [...]

Texas transplant settles in

Texas transplant settles in

By Randy Saechao   Rio Fujita, a brand new math teacher here in Oakland High School, started teaching here on August 12. Fujita was a teacher in Texas for many years before he came to O-High. [...]

Club leaders gain experiences in taking leadership roles

Club leaders gain experiences in taking leadership roles

By Jackie Chen and Darien Em Playing a huge role in running a club, like being a club president, involves unique struggles. During the second week of the school year those in student council positions in [...]