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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 [...]

The Aegis Asks about your Day Out

The Aegis Asks about your Day Out

The Aegis Asks: How did the “Educators’ Day Out” affect you? On Monday, Dec. 10, most of the teachers at Oakland High took a day off school to protest their lack of a contract. Some students [...]

LINK Crew Starting back up again

LINK Crew Starting back up again

By: By: Tierra Johnson Julia DeGuzman, an operations assistant in the Wellness Center, runs a club called Link Crew which meets every Friday from 3:30 to 5:30 and helps engage students to participate in school activities [...]

Assembly celebrates Yemeni culture

Assembly celebrates Yemeni culture

By: Asalah Hassan & Tierra Johnson The Yemeni Student Association club (YSA), previously named SWANA, held their first assembly on Dec. 6 in the theatre to celebrate Yemeni independence day and to represent their culture. The [...]