Eagle Eye

The Unsung Heroes of OC: Mrs. Devinney

The Unsung Heroes of OC: Mrs. Devinney

Francesca Vella ’17, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under OC News, Showcase

If there’s one person around Oakland Catholic who plays an influential role in our high school years, it’s Mrs. Devinney.  She always knows what’s going on, writes us passes when we come in late, and gives us a friendly smile or wave any time we go past the main office. Here’s the story of w...

Welcome, Mrs. Caceres!

Grace Doerfler '18, Assistant Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under OC News

If you see Mrs. Caceres, Oakland Catholic’s new music teacher, walking through the halls, don’t hesitate to say hello! Mrs. Caceres is excited to be part of the OC staff full-time this school year and can’t wait to share her love of music with students. The classes she’s teaching this year incl...

Interview with the VP

Oyinkan Adebajo '20, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under OC News

OCHS was lucky to gain a new team member in the administration this past year. Mrs. Modarelli is an able and dedicated assistant principal to Mrs. Greco, our principal, and has worked hard so far this past year to promote our values of scholarship, spirituality, and service. Oynkan Adebajo was fortunate en...

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 7, 2016


Filed under Features, OC News, Showcase

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...

But Now We’re Stressed Out: The Class of 2017 and Their Overwhelming College Stress

But Now We’re Stressed Out:  The Class of 2017 and Their Overwhelming College Stress

Isabella Very '17, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under OC News, Showcase

In a study conducted by the OC Eagle Eye concerning the stress of the senior class over college applications, one student lamented, “Everything we go through in high school to get accepted, like spending our entire senior year worrying about submitting applications to the best of our ability (and waiting ...

GCI Field Trip: The “Forced from Home” Experience

GCI Field Trip: The “Forced from Home” Experience

Marie Gerges '19, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under OC News, Showcase

Eager to increase their understanding of the global refugee crisis, approximately one hundred Oakland Catholic students attended a local exhibition entitled “Forced from Home” on Thursday, October 27th. The event, hosted by the international medical organization Doctors without Borders or Médecins sans...

Gabby Moran, Germany, and Beyond

Gabby Moran, Germany, and Beyond

Caroline Albacete '17, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2016


Filed under OC News, Showcase

“One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” –Henry Miller         This past summer senior Gabrielle Moran had the fantastic opportunity to visit Germany Belgium, and the Netherlands with a group of other teenagers from across the U.S. She spent almost a month th...

Off the Water with Amanda Polk

Off the Water with Amanda Polk

Grace Doerfler '18, Assistant Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under OC News, Showcase

As soon as Olympic gold medalist Amanda Polk walked into the Donahue Pavilion on the morning of September 8, the assembled crowd erupted into tumultuous applause. Students and faculty alike leapt to their feet to welcome home Oakland Catholic’s famous daughter. As Amanda beamed and waved to the crowd, ...

Welcome, Li 老师!

Angeline Pho '18, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under Features, OC News

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...

Freshman: A Semester In

Freshman: A Semester In

Daniela Watkins '19, Staff Writer

January 8, 2016


Filed under OC News

We are already over a semester into the school year. For some of us, it’s our very first half year of high school..   Being one of those people myself, I would like to share how the high school experience has been so far.  To be completely honest, the first couple weeks felt like a scramble for ...

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