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Surviving May: Advice from a Veteran Exam-Taker

Clara Albacete '19, Editor-In-Chief

May 4, 2019

AP Week. Finals Week. Tests. They’re not very fun, are they? As a senior, I have taken 3 AP tests, 1 CE final, and, oh, about 18 final exams. And that’s not counting what I’m going to have to take this year (yippee for 5 AP tests, 1 CE final, and 1 normal exam—can’t wait!). As a seasoned exam-take...

B.Y.E (Black, Young, and Educated)

Nyiah Lance ‘22, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

Four juniors from Oakland and one junior from Central have started a non-profit youth organization called B.Y.E, which stands for Black, Young and Educated. This week I spoke with three of the four Oakland juniors behind the organization, Treasure Palmer, Zeinah Browne, and Morgan Henson. Here is the ...

A Sentimental Senior Reflection

A Sentimental Senior Reflection

Clara Albacete '19, Editor in Chief

May 2, 2019

The end of another school year. A sentiment I’ve heard echoed across the senior class this year was that the days passed very slowly, but the year has flown by. As a senior, reaching the end of the school year is bittersweet. We’re all beyond ready to leave high school and start college, but it is st...

A Year in Review: Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior Perspectives

Isabella Viator '22, Annie Snyder '21, and Emma Holtz '20

May 2, 2019

Freshman Eight and a half months ago, the class of 2022 started their first year at Oakland Catholic. The beginning was daunting. Each girl came from a different background. Some came in with all the girls from their elementary class, and some came in on their own. Each girl in this class went th...

Jamaica Mission Trip, February 2019

Maeve Callahan '20 and Andalushia Reilly '20

March 9, 2019

Day 1 (travel) 2-13-19 Maeve: I’ll admit that when our plane landed at Kingston, I didn’t know what to expect at all, save for my limited preconceived notions of the trip, and what the seniors had told us juniors. “What expectations did I set for this trip?” I asked myself, and realized I ha...

Caught Up in Creativity: A Look Inside AP Art

Clara Albacete '19, Editor-In-Chief

March 9, 2019

When wandering the hallways of Oakland Catholic, you may have noticed beautiful works of art hung up all around the school. These masterpieces were all created by Oakland Catholic students under the instruction of our illustrious art teacher, Mrs. Koroly. Starting with studio one, students are able t...

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

Sofia Pugliano '21, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019

Black History Month is annually celebrated in the month of February and is dedicated to recognizing the achievements of black Americans and understanding their significant contributions to our country. The official government website of African American History Month says it was a created as a "tribute ...

A Glimpse of Greatness: Speech and Debate Team Celebrates Major Successes

A Glimpse of Greatness: Speech and Debate Team Celebrates Major Successes

Emma Holtz '20, Assistant Editor

March 9, 2019

“Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy.” These moving words, first spoken by Civil Rights activist Jesse Jackson, continue to be practiced today by the Oakland Catholic Speech and Debate Team, who achieved enormous success this season. Members train extensively at...

Before Homeroom Interviews: Welcome Back to OC, Mrs. Toncini!

Dallas Mercurio '20, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2019

On Tuesday the 26th, I sat down with Mrs. Toncini, one of OC’s excellent Spanish teachers, to talk to her a bit about her recent maternity leave and reacclimation to Oakland Catholic. For those who do not know, could you give a little insight into what maternity leave is like? “Maternity le...

How To Get Through the Holidays: A Guide for Scrooges and Grinches alike

Dallas Mercurio '20, Assistant Editor

December 8, 2018

Whether you like them or not, the holidays occur every year, and are as irrepressible as the begrudging march of time. Personally, I love the holiday season and revel in the warmth and sense of community that it fosters. However, I was not always so fond of this time of year, and can easily empathize ...

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