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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...

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...

Recipe: Lemon Apricot Bars!

Gwen Havern '21

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...

The Night Will End: A Poem

Angela McKinzie ’21, News Editor

April 17, 2020

Let my words cover your eyes    with blushing roses so that it may  drip to your skin and make it flush  with joy and utter beauty.  Continue to dream of blissful days  and calming nights until it seeps into  your world that has become so  blackened from everyone’s nightmares...

St. Patrick’s Day

Emma Rooney '23, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day is a very big holiday, especially for Irish people like myself. St. Patrick’s Day is named after St. Patrick, who was a patron saint of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain in the late 4th century, he was kidnapped at the age of 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped, but retu...

Quarantine Routine

Annie Snyder '21, Co-Assistant Editor

April 16, 2020

As it did for most people, quarantine felt surreal at first. I wasn’t exactly sure how school would work, and I definitely did not think that we would possibly not return to school for weeks upon weeks.  At first I saw my quarantine as a time to sleep in and talk to friends, but I soon realized th...

Earth Day 2020: Climate Action against Climate Change

Earth Day 2020: Climate Action against Climate Change

Erin Gurtner '23, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

Earth Day is coming up! This year it will be on April 22.  If you do not know much about Earth Day, it is an annual celebration in support of environmental protection. It also celebrates the beauty of our Earth. Many people go around their neighborhoods on this day and clean up trash that is laying o...

Exploring Oakland’s Hidden Gems!

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Features Editor

March 13, 2020

Good news! Since the infamous groundhog didn’t see his shadow, warm weather is right around the corner! So why not head outside and explore the “hidden gems” around Oakland?  Oakland is known for its abundance of delicious restaurants. From The Porch in Schenley Plaza to Bagel Factory on Sout...

Best Classic Christmas Movies

Annie Snyder '21, Co-Assistant Editor

January 6, 2020

Christmas movies hold a special place in my heart, and every year I enjoy a mixture of classic Christmas movies and more recent Christmas movies. I thought I would share my list of the ultimate classic Christmas movie binge session.   A Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) A bit biased as it is my pe...

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