Archive for 'Student Life'

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New Multicultural Week brings school together!

New Multicultural Week brings school together!

As the school year is coming to an end, our leadership class and teacher Jenn Howard planned an exciting and fun week to lead into the stressful finals. Oakland High’s spring spirit week has now been [...]

Podcast: Immigrant support

Podcast: Immigrant support

Here’s an insight of immigrants in the RISE pathway. What support are they offered and given to succeed so they can receive good college opportunities? This podcast by reporter Jacqueline Dominguez tells the story (3 min.). [...]

Podcast: Writing classes promote expression

Podcast: Writing classes promote expression

Oakland High’s freshman writing classes help students learn to voice their ideas and opinions. Here’s a podcast from reporters DaYi Huang and Cindy Ho that tells the story (6 min.). [...]

New prom venue promises enchanted gardens

New prom venue promises enchanted gardens

By DaYi Huang Prom is set for May 4. It’s an event where seniors gather together to eat, dance, and celebrate the end of their high school years. This year, prom will be held at the [...]

SJR to LSJ

By DaYi Huang The Social Justice and Reform academy at O-High recently decided to change their name to Law and Social Justice, also now known as LSJ. The academy is in its third year and as [...]