Eagle Eye

To the Federation and Beyond: My 10 Days in Russia

Zoya Domashnev '18, Multimedia Editor

November 1, 2016

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...

Señora Matous: Maestra de Español

Caroline Albacete '17, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2016

Ms. Matous is OCHS’s substitute Spanish teacher for the first semester while Mrs. Tonicini is away on maternity leave. She is a bright and engaging teacher with (coming from someone raised in a bilingual household), a nice accent. I had the opportunity to interview her for our newspaper, and here were...

An Interview with Mr. Palmer, the New Social Studies Teacher

Maeve Callahan '20, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

The OC Eagle Eye recently had an opportunity to interview Mr. Palmer, the new member of the social studies department, so here we are! Q1. What inspired you to become a teacher? I have only been successful in my life due to the support of the amazing teachers that I have worked with. I wanted t...

Catch up with the Computer Programming Train!

Clara Albacete '19, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2016

Oakland Catholic is offering a new series of classes this year all about computer programming! Start with Intro to Computer Programming and move up to different levels that teach Javascript, Graphic Design, and much more. Some of the upper level classes are offered in collaboration with Central Cath...

An Interview with Mr. Fiano

Maeve Callahan '20, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

OCHS has welcomed in a plethora of new teacher this year, among them several math instructors. One of those is Mr. Fiano, our very own singing math teacher! Here is an interview with him so that everyone can get to know this eloquent instructor: Q: What inspired you to become a teacher? A: Some of th...

Can You Say “你好”?

Maggi Richards '17, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Can You Say “你好”? In Chinese, “hello” is written as “你好” and pronounced “nee-how”. This was an important skill acquired by 20 Oakland Catholic students when we attended a unique summer excursion. We visited the famous cities of Beijing, Shanghai, and Chengdu. While experiencin...

Welcome, Li 老师!

Angeline Pho '18, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

Oakland Catholic is excited to welcome Ms. Li, or  Li老師, the new Chinese teacher! Ms. Li’s story began in Wuhan, China, where she was born and raised. She attended college at the City University of Hong Kong before moving to America, where she earned her master’s degree at Carnegie Mellon Uni...

An Interview with OC’s Superb Salutatorian

Kathryn Daigle '17, Assistant Editor

May 25, 2016

  Marielle Gleason was named the Salutatorian of the Class of 2016 at the recent Honors Convocation. She has excelled at Oakland academically, but we all know that we will miss her gentle smile and lovely kindness more than her flawless GPA. I recently had the honor of asking her a few quest...

Farewell to the OC Eagle Eye Senior Staff: Kendal Nasiadka

Kara Puszko '18, Features Editor

May 25, 2016

I had the opportunity to talk with one of the Eagle Eye’s senior editors, Kendal Nasiadka, who will be graduating soon. During the 2015-2016 school year, Kendal was one of the magazine editors on the staff. Here are some of the questions I asked during out interview: - How long have you been on the Eagle Eye st...

Books: What’s Next In An Era of Technology?

Grace Doerfler ‘18, News Editor

January 8, 2016

Amazon books, iBooks, and Kindles have become increasingly prevalent in today’s society. However, with technology capable of bringing electronic books to our fingertips in instants, what will become of physical books? Two hardback hotspots in Oakland, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) and Caliban...

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