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What’s cooking at Culinary Club

What’s cooking at Culinary Club

By Jacqueline Bibiano Culinary Club is a club where students can learn how cook and can build friendships together. Members learn the basics of cooking and how to make cultural foods. They meet on Mondays after school [...]

New World History teacher joins PLTW

By Angel Ahou Miriam Perlmutter is a new teacher who teaches World History for the PLTW pathway sophomores. Perlmutter grew up in Berkeley, and this is not her first time teaching. She had recently taught as [...]

Oakland High musicians go to music camp

Oakland High musicians go to music camp

By Zyon Martin David Byrd, the Oakland High music teacher, took 11 students to a music camp that happened on Oct. 12 – 14 at Cazadero on the Russian River near Guerneville. Musicians from any academy [...]

Computer science teacher enthusiastic about O-High

Computer science teacher enthusiastic about O-High

By Dillan Jackson Thomas Wooding is a new computer science teacher at Oakland High. Wooding teaches coding, which makes computer science fun and students learn how to hack news articles and teaches how all news is [...]

Big Opportunities for star athlete

Big Opportunities for star athlete

By: Jasmine Saelee Oakland High senior Siale Liku has received numerous scholarships already this year and last year for his performance on and off the football field. Liku, a senior at Oakland High, is a defensive [...]

Homecoming Royalty Announced

Homecoming Royalty Announced

By DaYi Huang Homecoming is an event most teenagers are thrilled about. Starting on Oct. 1, students at each grade level signed up to run for Homecoming royalty. Two students from each grade level were chosen [...]

Immigrant students RISE in new pathway

Immigrant students RISE in new pathway

  By Cindy Ho and Jacqueline Dominguez   Oakland High starts this year for newcomers with a new pathway: RISE! Short for Recent Immigrant Support and Engagement, RISE is a pathway for the immigrant students also [...]

Glee Club branches out to musicals

Glee Club branches out to musicals

Glee Club starts producing musical showcases instead of Winter Showcase By Christine Nguyen This school year, Glee Club is changing things up with new teacher supporters and musicals, in hopes of producing even better shows. The [...]

New teacher takes on Freshman, Senior English

By: Nala Lazimba Emily Vaughan, a Creative Writing teacher for freshmen and English teacher for seniors at Oakland High, just started teaching at the start of the school year. Vaughan had recently lived in D.C and [...]

Students take day off for Eid

Students take day off for Eid

By Asalah Hassan    Last month on Aug. 21 through Aug. 23, a holiday called Eid al-Adha, was celebrated by Muslim families all across the world who came together to pray, feast, exchange gifts and celebrate with [...]