Archive for 'Student Life'

New art teacher fits right in

New art teacher fits right in

By Heaven Johnson   Vanessa Guerrero started teaching Art 1 and Sculpture this August at Oakland High School. Guerrero left her design job of 16 years and was introduced to Karen Zinkofsky, better known at OHS [...]

Club promotes cultural understanding

Club promotes cultural understanding

By Jacqueline Dominguez Latinos Unidos is a club that applies to any student that wants to know and explore more on the Latino heritage. The club meets on Thursdays during lunch. Spanish teacher Jose Espinoza created [...]

Homecoming returns to OHS

Homecoming returns to OHS

By: Destiny Nguyen Since school has started at Oakland High, the most common question that was asked by students after the first two weeks of school was what’s this years theme for Homecoming rally and will [...]

Activities fair informs students about student fair opportunities

Activities fair informs students about student fair opportunities

By Nevaeh Enoch High hosted an annual Activities Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 12, to introduce students to different activities and interests that will look good on their transcript and resume and help build communications skills with [...]

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 [...]