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Off the Water with Amanda Polk

Off the Water with Amanda Polk

Grace Doerfler '18, Assistant Editor

November 7, 2016

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

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

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 ...

Up & Coming: RadiOC

Zoya Domashnev '18, Multimedia Editor

January 7, 2016

What do Hamilton, two guys from a radio show, and plenty of eagle jokes have in common? Oakland Catholic’s new Podcast team, of course!  With leader Gabby Moran (‘17), students explore areas of interest of our students, go beyond the expectations of what’s to be discussed, and record in-house ...

Big Opportunities for Students Working With Big Data: OC’s New Data Jam Team

Maura Sheedy '16, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016

In coalition with OC’s technology initiative and emphasis on the future of “big data”, OC is debuting two teams to be a part of the “Data Jam” competition this spring. You may recall the presentation held at OC a few weeks ago on the topic of big data- data that technology collects from users ...

Campus Ministry 2015

Madeline Mustin '19, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016

OC’s campus ministry, led by Ms. Farrell, has been off to a very successful start. Many returning students, as well as new freshmen, have contributed to the different meetings and community service opportunities that have taken place so far. Also various prayers and ideas have been exchanged betwe...

The 2015 National Honor Society Induction

The 2015 National Honor Society Induction

Caroline Albecete '17, Assistant Editor

January 4, 2016

  On Thursday, November 19th, the National Honor Society welcomed over 50 new members into its ranks during an hour-long ceremony in the OCHS JOA Theatre. Dr. Theresa Doerfler, the leader of our chapter of NHS, directed the ceremony. Mrs. Kasunic, Mrs. Greco, and Mrs. Zalno all gave speeches, ...

Fledgling Eagles Take Flight

Fledgling Eagles Take Flight

Grace Doerfler '18 and Reilly Welsh '16

October 13, 2015

If anyone, looking at some nervous faces in the crowd that filled the bleachers, doubted the class of 2019’s enthusiasm on the first day of school, that doubt soon dissipated as the OC victory cheer resounded in the Donahue Pavilion early Tuesday morning. It was not yet 8:30 in the morning, and th...

Pride and Prejudice: From the Page to the Stage

Pride and Prejudice: From the Page to the Stage

Julia Biertempfel '15, Editor-In-Chief

October 7, 2015

The Oakland Catholic Theatre Company (abbreviated as OCTC) kicks off its fourth season with a classic beloved by English teachers throughout the school, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Mrs. Gentile, inspired by the positive reviews last year’s freshmen actors had of the book, decided that an adapta...

OC App Feedback

OC App Feedback

Kara Puszko ‘18 and Julia Wingard ‘18

October 7, 2015

A few weeks ago, Oakland Catholic launched its mobile app. Many members of the Oakland Catholic community were very excited about the app, which can help students, parents, and faculty stay updated on OC events through their mobile devices. The app features the latest OC news, a calendar with important...

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