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Weeks of planning create a great Homecoming

Weeks of planning create a great Homecoming

By Jalyn Jefferson As Homecoming week approached, students in Jennifer Howard’s Leadership class prepared for the Friday rally by designing posters and putting up reminders.  The class had brainstormed together to come up with ideas for [...]

Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming Royalty

By Maribel Bibiano At Oakland High School, students ran for homecoming royalty during the beginning of October 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year. A variety of students from every grade level decided to run for homecoming [...]

NMSI helps AP students

NMSI helps AP students

By Selena Lu On Saturday, Oct. 12, at Oakland High School, the National Science and Math Initiative conducted a study session for math AP classes to help students achieve a higher score on their AP exam. [...]

ESA takes students to woods

ESA takes students to woods

By Randy Saechao After school on Tuesday, Sept. 24, the Environmental Science Academy juniors (ESA) went on a five-night camping trip to Woolman Outdoor School at Nevada City.  The trip encouraged students to go out into [...]

Texas transplant settles in

Texas transplant settles in

By Randy Saechao   Rio Fujita, a brand new math teacher here in Oakland High School, started teaching here on August 12. Fujita was a teacher in Texas for many years before he came to O-High. [...]

Club leaders gain experiences in taking leadership roles

Club leaders gain experiences in taking leadership roles

By Jackie Chen and Darien Em Playing a huge role in running a club, like being a club president, involves unique struggles. During the second week of the school year those in student council positions in [...]

Freshmen transition into O-High

Freshmen transition into O-High

By Jalyn Jefferson & Brianna Williams Freshmen have lots of mixed emotions as they join Oakland High in the 2019-2020 school year “High school is overwhelming but not hard so far,” said Desmond West. “The only [...]

Senior prom satisfies in new location

Senior prom satisfies in new location

By Zelaysia Singleton Oakland High seniors partied the night away at this year’s prom on the night of May 4, at a new location, the Sequoyah Country Club in Oakland with a theme called the “Enchanted [...]

Young adults deserve reproductive resources.

Young adults deserve reproductive resources.

              By: Destiny Nguyen On May 7, a new law made many abortions illegal in Georgia; if there is a fetal heartbeat detected while pregnant, a person will not be [...]

New Multicultural Week brings school together!

New Multicultural Week brings school together!

As the school year is coming to an end, our leadership class and teacher Jenn Howard planned an exciting and fun week to lead into the stressful finals. Oakland High’s spring spirit week has now been [...]