Eagle Eye

Farewell to Mr. Sullen

Farewell to Mr. Sullen

Emma Rooney '23, Staff Writer

June 3, 2020

Oakland Catholic High school has a lot of great teachers but, this year we have to say farewell to one great teacher in particular: Mr. Francis Sullen. I can speak from experience when I tell you that Mr. Sullen is a very sweet, compassionate, and special teacher. His classroom has a very serious bu...

An Interview with the Valedictorian: Mary Laird!

Annie Snyder '21, Co-Assistant Editor

May 31, 2020

A few weeks ago I had the chance to virtually ask the class of 2020's valedictorian, Mary Laird, a few questions.  Thank you and congratulations, Mary! What sports or clubs did you participate in your years at OC? M: I participated in cross country, ultimate frisbee for 1 year (would have been 2 witho...

One Last Message from the Class of 2020 Editorial Staff

One Last Message from the Class of 2020 Editorial Staff

Emma Holtz '20, Emma Shaughnessy '20, Kavya Weaver '20, and Dallas Mercurio '20

May 30, 2020

  Emma Holtz  From that very first Eagle Eye meeting as a shy freshman in 2016 to my final virtual bow as Co-Editor-in-Chief in 2020, I am truly grateful for my experience with the OC Eagle Eye. As these four years draw to a close, I can confidently say that I’ve found my writing voice...

Farewell Ms. McNulty!

Ms. McNulty waiting for class to start behind her infamous podium that reads,

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Features Editor

May 27, 2020

After 44 years of teaching, Ms. McNulty has officially decided to retire from Oakland Catholic High School. Lovingly called “McNult” by her former students, Ms. McNulty is an inspiring teacher and avid traveler who left a lasting impact on the OC community. Known for her enthusiasm in and out of th...

OC Crew Team on Keeping a Positive Perspective

OC Crew Team on Keeping a Positive Perspective

Emma Holtz '20, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2020

The spring sun has made its return to Pittsburgh, but unfortunately, OC Crew’s fleet will not get a chance to enjoy it. All spring sports, varsity and club, have been suspended until further notice by the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic. This is particularly disappointing for OC Rowing’s seniors, who ...

Recipe: Lemon Apricot Bars!

Gwen Havern '21, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

Enjoy this special recipe for lemon apricot bars to make during quarantine! **Disclaimer: you can make them with or without apricots! Ingredients: 1 cup butter  1/2 (x2) coconut sugar (regular is fine too)  2 (x2) cups flour 4 eggs 2 lemons  2 apricots (optional) 1/4 cup po...

No More CCWs?: Opinion Editorial

Angela McKinzie ’21, Assistant News Editor

April 17, 2020

Disclaimer: This article is not saying that the Oakland Catholic Administration is getting  rid of CCWs, it is just a look into people’s opinions on the situation.    Throughout the school year, there have been silent murmurs that are now becoming too loud to ignore anymore. Even though ...

Big Brother is Watching: Opinion Editorial on Computer Monitoring at OC

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Sports Editor

April 17, 2020

There I was in study hall, twiddling my thumbs, wondering what I could do to pass the time. Feeling nostalgic, I went to Google and searched “Polly Party Pickup,” a classic 2008 Polly Pocket game. However, much to my dismay, my favorite childhood game was blocked! Slightly annoyed, I surfed over...

Onward Movie Review

Bella White ‘23, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

Released on March 6, 2020, Onward is Pixar’s newest movie. The story begins with teenage elf brothers, Ian (voiced by Tom Holland) and Barley (voiced by Chris Pratt), casting a spell to bring their father back to spend one final day before he is gone forever. When the spell goes awry, the brothers go on a...

Racism and COVID-19 in America

Racism and COVID-19 in America

Maya Weaver ‘21, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

An infectious power is raging through the world, into our countries, cities, and neighborhoods. It’s a highly contagious threat that prompts us to shut our doors against our neighbors. It plagues and sickens the human spirit. But I’m not talking about COVID-19. Since the first case of the virus, not one b...

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