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From the President’s Desk

Reilly Walsh '16 and Grace Doerfler '18, Staff Writers

April 9, 2015


Filed under OC News

Big plans are in the works at Mrs. Kasunic’s desk. Oakland Catholic’s president is busy working on a multitude of new ideas for our school community and preparing to unveil them so that we as students can reap their benefits. Because we are not involved in all of the tasks that go into developing...

The Great Debate: Do All Americans Have a Fair Opportunity to Succeed?

Julia Biertempfel and Stephanie Harrington ‘16, Assistant Editor and Staff Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under OC News

On February 24th, the junior class had the opportunity to see the finished product of Mr. MacDonald’s semester-long CE Argumentation class that is offered to Oakland Catholic students through the University of Pittsburgh. Seniors Sara Chesnos, Megan Gottschalk, Roisin Sabol, and Margaret Cinicola were...

The Brain Bee

Eva Lucchino '15, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2015


Filed under OC News

The Undergraduate Neuroscience Club at the University of Pittsburgh hosts an annual Brain Bee and this year students from OC participated with great success.  The bee tests the knowledge of high school students of the biology of the brain and nervous system, which is a lot of information, in case y...

MacBooks a Semester In

MacBooks a Semester In

Claire Biertempfel ‘18, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under OC News, Showcase

“It’s not fair that Central gets iPad and we don’t get anything.” Sound familiar?  Well not anymore, on the first day of school at Oakland Catholic, every girl got a brand new Apple MacBook. The computers are meant to enhance the education of all Oakland Catholic students.  Websites like PlusPortals...

The Student Council Executive Board

Eva Lucchino '15, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2014


Filed under OC News

From the amazing Picnic to crazy sock day, the Student Council Executive Board does it all!  These ladies work tirelessly to provide everyone with a great school year, so give them a round of applause and discover what you didn’t know about some of OC’s most esteemed members. Meet practically...

Macs Add a Breath of Fresh Air to OC

Macs Add a Breath of Fresh Air to OC

Kara Puszko ‘18, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014


Filed under OC News

I'm sure you've noticed all of the changes that have occurred in Oakland Catholic this year. The biggest change this year at Oakland Catholic is that all students received Apple MacBook Air laptops to use for the school year (and summers!). These devices have brought many changes to the students’ classwork...

Thank You, Ms. Jaber!

Kathryn Daigle, Staff Writer '17

March 26, 2014


Filed under OC News

While Mrs. Checketts was on maternity leave, what was her class doing? Enjoying some relaxing study halls? Watching movies? As great as those things sound, no. Mrs. Checketts’ students were expanding their knowledge with their substitute Ms. Jaber. If you wish to meet Ms. Jaber you are out of luck....

Hi, Miss Clair!

Hi, Miss Clair!

Kathryn Daigle, Staff Writer '17

March 26, 2014


Filed under OC News

It’s the third quarter. We all know what that means: teachers are going to crack down. What do we need? New highlighters? A more protein packed breakfast? Buckets of coffee? No! All we need is a helper. Look no further than Miss Clair. She aids us in writing papers and studying for tests. She provides...

Faculty Thoughts on Girl Rising

Faculty Thoughts on Girl Rising

Maggie Leone, Staff Writer '17

December 18, 2013


Filed under Features, OC News, Showcase

I recently sat down and spoke with Mrs. Kasunic, the teacher in charge of the OC screenings of Girl Rising on Friday, November 8 and Sunday, November 10. She was very pleased with the turnout, considering the Friday show sold out and the added Sunday show had an attendance of over forty people. With...

Meet Dorrie Donahue!

Cassidy McDonnell, Staff Writer '15

December 17, 2013


Filed under Features, OC News

She's in our classrooms, at our lunch tables, in our hallways, on our retreats; Ms. Dorrie Donahue is an ever-present light shining at Oakland Catholic.  Although we all know and love her, I'm sure there are more than a few of us who are not completely sure of her exact role at the school. Officially, Dorrie,...

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