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The Second Annual GCI Global Showcase

Dallas Mercurio '20, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

The Struggle of Second Semester Seniors

The Struggle of Second Semester Seniors

Kara Puszko ‘18, Features Editor

February 21, 2018


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After a long and difficult journey, the Class of 2018 finally made it to the second half of their last year in high school. The first semester was full of college applications and acceptances, stress, and of course spending countless hours enjoying the privilege of OC’s senior lounge. Many have waited...

On the Line: A Preview of Masque’s Upcoming Production of A Chorus Line

On the Line: A Preview of Masque’s Upcoming Production of A Chorus Line

Clara Albacete '19, Assistant Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under OC News, Showcase

The one singular sensation of musical theater history is finally coming to the McGonigle Theater stage this spring. One of the most iconic and well-known shows in Broadway history, A Chorus Line premiered in New York in 1975, redefining and forever changing the way Broadway is perceived. A Chorus Line tel...

A further look into OC’s Fall Play: Earnestly Earnestine

Violet Wright '20, Sports Editor

December 11, 2017


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On September 17th Oakland Catholic’s production of Earnestly Earnestine made it to the stage. The show was directed by a member of our staff, Ms. Jeffries, who did a wonderful job putting together a comedic and heartwarming production. The story follows a young girl named Earnestine who is sought out by h...

National Honor’s Society Induction

National Honor’s Society Induction

Kara Puszko '18, Features Editor

December 4, 2017


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On November 16, 2017, Oakland Catholic held its annual National Honor Society induction. NHS is the United States’s most well-known organization of scholars, built upon the pillars of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Seventy-six juniors and ten seniors were inducted who pledged to up...

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