Archive for 'Student Life'

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 [...]

What’s cooking at Culinary Club

What’s cooking at Culinary Club

By Jacqueline Bibiano Culinary Club is a club where students can learn how cook and can build friendships together. Members learn the basics of cooking and how to make cultural foods. They meet on Mondays after school [...]

New World History teacher joins PLTW

By Angel Ahou Miriam Perlmutter is a new teacher who teaches World History for the PLTW pathway sophomores. Perlmutter grew up in Berkeley, and this is not her first time teaching. She had recently taught as [...]

Oakland High musicians go to music camp

Oakland High musicians go to music camp

By Zyon Martin David Byrd, the Oakland High music teacher, took 11 students to a music camp that happened on Oct. 12 – 14 at Cazadero on the Russian River near Guerneville. Musicians from any academy [...]

Computer science teacher enthusiastic about O-High

Computer science teacher enthusiastic about O-High

By Dillan Jackson Thomas Wooding is a new computer science teacher at Oakland High. Wooding teaches coding, which makes computer science fun and students learn how to hack news articles and teaches how all news is [...]

Big Opportunities for star athlete

Big Opportunities for star athlete

By: Jasmine Saelee Oakland High senior Siale Liku has received numerous scholarships already this year and last year for his performance on and off the football field. Liku, a senior at Oakland High, is a defensive [...]