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Welcome to OC, Mr. Amy!

Madison Morrone '21, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

  What are your interests/ hobbies? Perhaps unsurprisingly -- I am a math teacher-- I’m a giant dork, and I really like video games, TV and movies that are sci-fi or fantasy oriented. I also love to read and to go hiking and camping. I haven’t had a chance to explore the Pittsburgh ...

An OC Perspective of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

An OC Perspective of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Alison VanderMolen '19, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

This summer, many people across the country went outside with their eclipse glasses to see the most-observed solar eclipse in history. Pittsburgh only experienced 81% totality, but many people travelled to parts of the country within the path of totality, including Ms. Blackmond and Ms. Fultz. Ms...

Congratulations, Valedictorian Anna Burkholder!

Congratulations, Valedictorian Anna Burkholder!

Grace Doerfler '18, Assistant Editor

June 6, 2017

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

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 Catholic Band Spring Concert

Kara Puszko '18, Features Editor

May 30, 2017

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

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

      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...

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

Clara Albacete '19, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 17, 2016

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

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

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...

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