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There is Hope: A Comprehensive Guide for Dealing with Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

There is Hope: A Comprehensive Guide for Dealing with Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

Kavya Weaver ‘20, News Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Features, OC News, Showcase

  To preface this article, we want to provide the most important information first: where to get help. If you are having suicidal thoughts or experiencing other forms of severe emotional distress, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. This lifeline provides free and confidential emot...

The Masque Prepares for “The Pajama Game”

Makenna Kemper '22, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under OC News

It’s that time of year where every school starts filling up with the lovely sounds of students voices and the orchestrated pieces of music that are performed time and time again. Having a hard time guessing what time it is? It’s time for the fall musical! Every year, Oakland Catholic and Central Ca...

Freshman Mixer

Angelina Berkey '22, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018


Filed under OC News

On September 15, the class of 2022 gathered at the Central Catholic parking lot for the Freshman Mixer. I had heard many different things about the Freshman Mixer, so I, along with many others, was not exactly sure what to expect. Fortunately, the mixer turned out to be a positive, fun experience. ...

OC Kicks off the Year with the Annual OC Picnic

OC Kicks off the Year with the Annual OC Picnic

Andalushia Reilly '20, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under OC News, Showcase

The OC Annual School Picnic was a huge success this year and action packed from the Calendar Kickoff to Tug-of-War! The day began with the Calendar Kick-off in Synod Hall; the Kick-off was chalk full of prizes and cheers from students and faculty alike! However, the highlight of the Kick-off was most defini...

The Second Annual GCI Global Showcase

Dallas Mercurio '20, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under OC News

On April 24, 2018, in our very own Joan of Arc Theater and Auxiliary Gymnasium, the second annual global showcase event took place. The evening started off with keynote speaker and 2004 OC alumnae, Kate Anderson, who gave an inspirational and enticing speech about her charity work in Tanzania and So...

Pittsburgh: Gateway to the Future

Clara Albacete '19, Assistant Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under OC News

On May 1, 2018 the Junior JOA Scholars hosted four Pittsburgh professionals that spoke about the influence of the city in their work. Ms. Brittany Mitlo, an employee of Duolingo, Mr. Clarence Wade, an employee of La Jolla pharmacies, Ms. Kate Lasky, co-owner of Apteka restaurant, and Ms. Anita Harni...

“God, I think I’ve Got It”: Masque’s A Chorus Line Gets Nominated for Two Gene Kelly Awards

Clara Albacete '19, Assistant Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under OC News

On May 9, 2018, the Pittsburgh CLO announced nominations for the 28th annual Gene Kelly Awards for High School Excellence in Musical Theater. The members of Oakland and Central Catholic’s Masque were very excited to discover that their stunning production of A Chorus Line received two nominations! Johanna...

Farewell to the Class of 2018

Meghan Pavlick ‘21, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under OC News

As the class of 2018 begins to say their goodbyes and clean out their lockers, the freshman class would like to wish them farewell. Although we have known the senior class for the least amount of time, they have made left a lasting impact on all of us. I have asked some of my fellow classmates to make...

OC’s First Career Symposium

Meghan Pavlick '21, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under OC News

On January 24, Oakland Catholic hosted its first annual Career Symposium for ninth and tenth graders. This event introduced all of us to various career paths and gave us career options to think about. We all started the day with a presentation from the guidance counselors about professional etiquette, b...

Midterms Week: A Freshman Perspective

Midterms Week: A Freshman Perspective

Meghan Pavlick '21, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under OC News, Showcase

Midterms are often associated with stress, but how did freshmen fare after facing midterms week for the first time? Oakland Catholic’s freshmen listened to the hype of midterms in the weeks leading up to exams, feeling both nervous and prepared going into the tests. Many freshmen whom I interviewe...

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