Archive for 'Student Life'

New English teacher fills vacancy

New English teacher fills vacancy

By: Jalyn Jefferson Presenting to some, and introducing to others: Oakland High has a new Wildcat in the pack. Sam Delaune joined the O-High staff in early November to fill a vacancy that a teacher who [...]

Breakfast is super important for students

Breakfast is super important for students

By Christina Jim & Julie Fehilly Eating is an important part of life because food is one of the main necessities that humans need in order to live. At Oakland High, breakfast is free in the morning [...]

Finals Week Tested Students Knowledge

Finals Week Tested Students Knowledge

By Jalyn Jefferson As last semester’s finals came, Oakland High students were trying to get the grade they were hoping for, to meet their teachers grading expectations while also getting in as much missing work in [...]

Students Return from Break

Students Return from Break

By Brianna Williams As school picks back up, and everyone returns from winter break, OHS’s second semester is up and running. Students and staff return to their previous routine of waking up early and heading down [...]

Freshmen students picking their Pathway

Freshmen students picking their Pathway

By Brianna Williams & Jalyn Jefferson Now that freshmen are in their second semester of the 2019-2020 school year, they have a very important decision to make this semester: freshmen will have to pick the academy they [...]

VAAMP Project to help Homeless

VAAMP Project to help Homeless

From January to early February, VAAMP seniors are working on a project with Lava Mae to make 50 to 100 hygiene packages for homeless people.  Lava Mae is a “nonprofit mobile shower service that provides free [...]

ESA Collects Clothes for People in Need

ESA Collects Clothes for People in Need

By Randy Saechao Oakland High ESA juniors held a clothes drive for people who are homeless from Oct. 15 – Oct. 25. All the clothes being collected from the drive will go to St. Vincent de [...]

SWAG assists students with school or college

SWAG assists students with school or college

 SWAG is a place where students can get homework help or ask for extra support with their grades or college. SWAG is on Tuesdays and Thursdays. College students come and help Oakland High students after school [...]

Future Center Offers Application Help

Future Center Offers Application Help

By Selena Lu The Future Center is having a college application lab every Tuesday and Thursday, 3 to 5, from Oct. 29 to Nov. 30 to help seniors with their college applications. The Future Center holds [...]

ESA students visit wastewater facility

ESA students visit wastewater facility

By Jackie Chen On October 30, a group of ESA sophomores went on a field trip to the East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD), to learn how Oakland’s wastewater treatment facilities work. They took a tour [...]