Archive for 'Student Life'

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 [...]

Oakland students take on the American Mathematics Competition

By DaYi Huang During February, students from Oakland High will get to compete in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC), which first started in 1950. Students from all over the country can complete in it. It is [...]

Hot drinks and fresh skills

Hot drinks and fresh skills

Special Ed department brings back popular coffee cart By: Heaven Johnson For the second year, the Special Education program is running a coffee cart that travels through the school every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday morning. Students [...]

Paramount no more; graduation on field this year

Paramount no more; graduation on field this year

 Oakland High’s class of 2019’s graduation will be held at the field instead of the Paramount Theatre By Christine Nguyen During the Delegate Assembly meeting on November 13, principal Matin Abdel-qawi announced that there has been [...]

What’s happening in Key Club?

What’s happening in Key Club?

Key Club advisor explains the club’s activities By Zyon Martin Key Club is a service club. Students from any academy do voluntary community service, and outside of school, they go to service events. On Oct. 20, [...]

It’s beginning to look a lot like finals

It’s beginning to look a lot like finals

Winter exam week moves from January to December By Jacqueline Dominguez and Nevaeh Enoch Since classes started earlier in August and are ending in May, the new calendar has moved finals before Winter Break rather than [...]