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Summer Bridge gives students a jump start

Summer Bridge gives students a jump start

By: Gieanne Aldana The Summer Bridge Program will  again take place here in Oakland High for rising ninth-graders. According to Michael Jones, a ninth-grade English teacher for the Cheetah family, Summer Bridge is a four week [...]

OUSD Decides To Start School Earlier

By: Iris Ard Summer is the season where students get to take a mental and physical break from school and then look forward to school starting at the end of August, but OUSD has taken a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]