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Congratulations, Valedictorian Anna Burkholder!

Congratulations, Valedictorian Anna Burkholder!

Grace Doerfler '18, Assistant Editor
June 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Congratulations to this year's valedictorian, Anna Burkholder! Anna has encountered great success in her four years at Oakland Catholic, and will no doubt continue to impress during the next stage of her education at Johns Hopkins University. Anna was kind enough to reflect on her experiences at Oakland...

Senior Year Pro-Tips

Kathryn Daigle '17, Editor-in-Chief
May 30, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

As the juniors feel the end of the year winding down, the buzz starts humming: “We’re going to be seniors next year! Can you believe it?” While senior year is something to be wonderfully excited about, it is also extremely stressful, especially at Oakland where the stress begins junior year with ...

Central and Oakland Catholic’s Band Takes World By Storm

Kara Puszko '18, Features Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under Features, OC News

On Tuesday, May 9, the 2017 Instrumental Music concert was held at Central Catholic High School, including Central’s Jazz Band, String Ensemble, and Concert Band. The Concert Band is combined with Oakland Catholic and includes 16 Oakland Catholic students, who practice every day during 9th period at ...

Salute to the Salutatorian: Caroline Albacete

Salute to the Salutatorian: Caroline Albacete

Clara Albacete '19, Arts and Entertainment Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

The OC Eagle Eye is proud to announce our very own co-Editor-in-Chief as the Salutatorian of the Class of 2017! Caroline Albacete was the most decorated senior at the graduation ceremony, sporting cords for GCI, JOA, Highest Honors, a stole for NHS and her gold Salutatorian Medal. Throughout her four...

Anatomy Field Trip: Open Heart Surgery

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Features

      In February, fifteen Oakland Catholic anatomy students embarked on a field trip to Allegheny General Hospital to watch an open heart surgery from the gallery.  From there, the students could look down and see the operating table, as well as the various people that are in the room during the...

An Interview with Kavya Weaver

An Interview with Kavya Weaver

Violet Wright ’20, Staff Writer
December 24, 2016
Filed under Features

Last week I had a chance to sit down with my friend Kavya Weaver for an interview. Since her parents are missionaries who travel to new places frequently, she’s had the chance to live in some amazing places. Where did you grow up? I was born in Memphis and I lived there till I was three, the...

Australian Odyssey: How the Land Down Under Made Me Start to Really Care

Clara Albacete '19, Arts and Entertainment Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under Features

One of the key slogans of People to People International is “create life changing experiences.” After a 20-day trip with PTPI to Australia, I can say that I did, in fact, have a life changing experience.  We traveled in a group of forty-four; forty students and four leaders. The ages of the studen...

When In Doubt, Be Pretentious: A short walk over to Central but a long walk through the ancient annals of artistry

Maura Ward '17, Features Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Features

With much fanfare, the six of us walk down the stairs and enter a room at the end of the hall.  Our male counterparts sit on one side of the room while we crowd the other.  Dr. Frezza turns the projector on, and we begin discussing prehistoric art or ancient Mesopotamian art or ancient Egyptian art,...

A Step Forward in College Counseling: An Interview with Ms. Kait Long

A Step Forward in College Counseling: An Interview with Ms. Kait Long

Caroline Albacete '17 and Maura Ward '17
November 8, 2016
Filed under Features, OC News, Showcase

In collaboration with RadiOC, OCHS’s podcast on the Saturday Light Brigade (to listen to other podcast episodes: https://soundcloud.com/youthexpress/sets/oakland-catholic), two reporters from the OC Eagle Eye had the opportunity to interview Oakland’s new college counselor, Ms. Kait Long. So wit...

To the Federation and Beyond: My 10 Days in Russia

Zoya Domashnev '18, Multimedia Editor
November 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to fly to Russia and spend 10 days immersed in the post-Communist culture.  My father was born and raised in Moscow, Russia, attended Moscow State University, and moved to Pittsburgh to attend CMU.  After meeting his fair maiden, my mother, he decided to stay i...

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