Archive for 'Student Life'

A new kind of Government class

A new kind of Government class

Course aims to support student leaders By Angie Nanphosy This year in room 239, teacher Amy Dellefield has made a new student government class specifically for O-High Leadership students, so officers can be more organized and [...]

Unpopular lunch policy unlikely to change

Unpopular lunch policy unlikely to change

By Emily Liang Oakland High currently follows an on-campus lunch policy, which means students are not allowed to leave school premises during lunch time. The on-campus lunch policy is enforced mainly because the school does not [...]

Advice for freshmen

Advice for freshmen

By Buna Poeng Monday, Aug. 21, marked the beginning of the school year for students enrolled in Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). That, of course, means an influx of freshmen starting the beginning of some of [...]

Latinos Unidos fights hunger

Latinos Unidos fights hunger

By: Brenda Elizalde On January 26, 2017, Oakland High’s Latinos Unidos headed down to the Alameda County Food Bank to help out by packing fruit for families who would receive it later on in the day. [...]

Remembering Antwaun

Remembering Antwaun

By Makayla Melles A light rain fell as hundreds of students gathered in a giant circle at Jackie Jensen Field on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to celebrate the life of Antwaun Williams, a senior, scholar, and athlete. [...]

Homecoming Week wows with  O-High Wildcat spirit

Homecoming Week wows with O-High Wildcat spirit

By Noel Laulu Oakland High students celebrated their annual Homecoming Week with Spirit Days from Oct. 17-21. Monday was pajama day, Tuesday throwback, Wednesday dress to impress, Thursday class theme day, and finally Friday class colors [...]

¡Viva el orgullo Latino!

¡Viva el orgullo Latino!

Expanded assembly highlights culture and career opportunities By Brenda Elizalde Rodriguez On Oct. 12, Latinos Unidos held their annual assembly which was hosted by seniors Fatima Cervantes and Randy Contreras. The assembly started off with a [...]

Welcome, Class of 2020!

Welcome, Class of 2020!

By Rodolfo Sanchez   OHS new freshmen were the first entering class to face the new block schedule on August 22. Most of the freshmen coming here had no idea that the bell schedule changed, some [...]

Bonding with a Bay view

Bonding with a Bay view

All-ESA field day encourages students to develop new friendships By Jason In & Lakayla Phillips On Sept. 16, students in the ESA family enjoyed their field day to connect with each other up in the Oakland hills [...]

Expanding Newcomer program welcomes immigrant students

Expanding Newcomer program welcomes immigrant students

By Brenda Elizalde  The Newcomer Program at Oakland High makes life a little bit easier for students who are new arrivals from Central American and other countries. This program was started during the 2014-2015 school year. [...]