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College decisions are out!

College decisions are out!

By Harvey Pham As students start to hear back from colleges, a mix of emotions that include excitement and anxiety start to overcome them. “I got accepted into UCLA and I was really excited,” said senior [...]

O-high keeps new prom tradition going

By Buna Poeng On March 13, Oakland High School’s Pride Club and senior class office came to a consensus to de-gender prom royalty positions, putting an end to the school’s long tradition of “kings” and “queens.” [...]

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 [...]

Students learn about lunch

Students learn about lunch

By Princess Paulmerie  The Oakland High students have mixed feelings on why they chose to get or not to get the school lunch. Here are a some of the students reasons why they choose not to [...]

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 [...]

Long-term planning

Long-term planning

Clubs look forward to spring performances By Angie Nanphosy  There are two performances coming this spring from the Cambodian Club in the Theater and from the Breakdancing Club at the Wellness Center at Oakland High. The [...]

Coding + Girls = Girls Who Code!

Summer program rockets students into tech By Buna Poeng  Applications for the summer immersion program Girls Who Code are now open. Applications are due Feb. 16 for early decision, and Mar. 16 for the regular deadline. [...]

A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas

By Calvin Hien Glee Club is a well-known club and full of talented students at Oakland High School. The Winter Showcase was a success for the past decade, according to director Amy Dellefield, a social studies [...]

O-high staff show their Halloween spirit!

O-high staff show their Halloween spirit!

By Buna Poeng, Harvey Pham, Calvin Hien, Kim Zhen, and Angie Nanphosy Happy Halloween! Many teachers at Oakland High showed up to school in their costumes this Tuesday morning. After a long week of dressing up [...]