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OC Picnic Day!

Anna Niggemyer '22, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Dressed in their class colors from head to toe, OC students could hardly contain their excitement for the 2019 picnic as they sat through their first three classes of the day. Before the fun began, they first practiced an evacuation drill to ensure safety in case of an emergency. Then, they stopped i...

EPIC is Epic!

Emma Holtz '20, Co Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

When you were a little kid, did you ever dream of becoming an inventor someday? Have you ever wanted to 3D print your own creation? If so, I highly recommend EPIC class with Mr. Graner as a must-do elective for juniors and seniors! EPIC stands for Engineering Principles Including Challenges, which focuses...

The World Premiere of OC’s Movie Night!

Haley Moreland '22, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Oakland Catholic’s first movie night, a showing of the Parent Trap for one-dollar admission available to OC students, came and went on September 19th. There may not have been a huge turnout, but the people who did attend said many positive things about the experience. The snacks were cheap, the movi...

Poetry, Narratives, and Plays, Oh My: Creative Writing Class at OC

Emma Holtz '20 and Emma Shaughnessy '20

October 13, 2019

One of the many interesting electives OC offers that few students know about is Creative Writing. Taught by English teacher, Mrs. Beckler, the class is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have a passion for writing and a desire to express themselves. Mrs. Beckler didn’t have much of a choice ...

Spotlight on Mr. Norman!

Meghan Pavlick '21, Co-Assistant Editor

October 13, 2019

As I am sure most people have noticed, there are several new teachers that have joined the OC faculty this school year. Among them, we have a new physics teacher, Mr. Norman. While the junior class is well acquainted with him, most of the student body has not had the opportunity to learn much about him. I rece...

Mrs. Roach Spotlight!

Meghan Pavlick '21, Co-Assistant Editor

October 13, 2019

This school year, our religion department got some new faces! Among them is Mrs. Roach, our new junior religion teacher. All juniors have had Mrs. Roach for religion class for several weeks now, but most other students might not know who she is yet. I recently asked her some questions to get to know h...

Class Spotlight: Diverse Voices in Contemporary Literature

Class Spotlight: Diverse Voices in Contemporary Literature

Kavya Weaver '20, News Editor

October 13, 2019

Are you tired of reading books written by deceased white men? Are you frustrated by never seeing your culture or personal experiences reflected in your English class’s curriculum? Are you eager to read more multicultural literature? If you can relate to any of the previous sentiments, then I highly recom...

The Battle of OC: Edmodo vs. Schoology

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Features Editor

October 13, 2019

This August, the Oakland Catholic administration introduced a new social networking service, Schoology, for teachers to share academic content with students. In previous years, faculty members used Edmodo, another educational network, to share assignments and important updates with students. Both sit...

A Fun Night at the Freshman Mixer!

A Fun Night at the Freshman Mixer!

Bella White '23, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

On September 14, 2019, the freshman classes of Oakland Catholic and Central Catholic High Schools were invited to attend the Freshmen Mixer. At first, everyone was  slightly timid and remained with familiar people, but by the end of the night, everyone was conversing with someone new. A refreshment...

An Interview with the Valedictorian: Marie Gerges!

Annie Snyder '21, Magazine Editor

May 8, 2019

The Oakland Catholic class of 2019’s valedictorian is Marie Gerges!  I recently had the opportunity to interview Marie and ask her a few questions.  Congratulations, Marie on your well-deserved honor! Q: What sports or clubs did you participate in your years at OC? M (Marie): I was on the O...

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