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RISE elevates newcomer students

RISE elevates newcomer students

Oakland High welcomes a sixth pathway By Monica Villanueva  This year the recent immigrant students known as newcomers are starting the year off strong at Oakland High with a new pathway called RISE Academy. Valeska Muñoz, [...]

Ms. Howard takes over Leadership

Ms. Howard takes over Leadership

By Tierra Johnson On the first day of school, Aug. 13, 2018, Jennifer Howard, a teacher at Oakland High, took on the role of running the Leadership class that was previously run by another teacher. Instead of [...]

Class of 2022 elects officers

Class of 2022 elects officers

By DaYi Huang New school year, new class officers. Each year, O-High selects students to be class officers. This year, it’s the class of 2022. During the end of August, 6 students were selected as class officers. [...]

Cambodian Club seeks new members

Cambodian Club seeks new members

By Jasmine Saelee Cambodian Club at Oakland high has started. The club’s main focus this year is to become more diverse and to have more members. There will also be a show in April performed by [...]

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 [...]