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The yearbooks created in the past three years at Oakmont.
Pre-order Your Yearbooks Today!
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer • September 17, 2020

During online learning, Oakmont’s yearbook staff is still working hard to create a yearbook for this school year that is available for pre-order now. “Our students...

The University of Oregon is one of the many schools participating in college presentations this year.
College presentations to go online because of COVID-19
Unique Hartke, Staff Writer • September 15, 2020

Every year, Oakmont holds college presentations for all students who are interested in going to college after high school. However, this year they will all be held online...

Actor Chadwick Boseman pictured at Comic Con in July 2017 while talking about Black Panther.
Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman dies at 43
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief • August 28, 2020

Actor Chadwick Boseman, the star of Black Panther, has died today at 43 after a four year battle with colon cancer. Boseman died at home surrounded by his wife and family. In...

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air will be rebooted soon to give a new generation a view of the beloved 90s sitcom.
Reboot of a 1990 Sitcom
Makenzie Diehl, Staff Writer • September 18, 2020

On September 9, 2020, Will Smith announced on Youtube that he will be making a two season reboot of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” with NBC’s  streaming service, Peacock. Smith...

Projects made so far by Perez in ceramics class include the turtle dish pictured.
The Visual Arts from Home
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer • September 10, 2020

As online learning continues, the visual art classes are finding ways to continue their projects and expressing themselves as artists, even if it is from home. “Distance...

With so many different anime choices on Netflix, anyone can find one that they like.
Looking to start an anime?
Sofia Davalos, Staff Writer • September 2, 2020

With the recent trending topic anime going throughout TikTok people everywhere are starting the search for their first anime. A great place to start is Netflix. They have...

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Ms. Bettencourt taking a selfie during an 80s themed day during an online Dance 4 class.
How performance-based electives will continue during distance learning
Gabriel Cortez, Staff Writer • September 24, 2020

With Oakmont currently in a distance learning way of teaching, many elective programs have been forced into uncharted territory by having to adapt to these new situations.  “Culinary...

Krista Myers is one of the newest staff members at Oakmont this year.
Who is Krista Myers?
Brianna Nusom, Staff Writer • September 23, 2020

Krista Myers is a new biology teacher at Oakmont.  She has been teaching for 13 years and went to the University of California Santa Barbara as well as California State...

Ella Pock’s Oreo Cookies and Cream cake from Sprinkle Box Treats.
Quarantined Businesses
Laurie Lencioni, Staff Writer • September 23, 2020

Both small and large businesses have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, but some small businesses around Oakmont seem to be growing during this time.  “When...

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Melana Vyskosky is a junior playing on the volleyball team at Oakmont.
Covid-19 Affecting High School and Club Sports
Emma Price, Staff Writer • September 24, 2020

As COVID-19 has gotten exponentially worse since the beginning of March, it has drastically affected extracurricular activities, such as sports, causing mixed opinions...

The NBA playoffs are currently underway, with many fans excited to see who will come out on top.
NBA Playoffs Recap
Anirudh Srinivas Mepperla, Staff Writer • September 18, 2020

Through all of the unexpected events in recent times, a lot of the things we love the most are being put on hold. However, it has yet to stop the NBA as playoffs and finals...

Senior Kailer Fulton, third from the left, pictured with five of her teammates.
Senior Kailer Fulton commits to Southern Oregon University for softball
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer • September 10, 2020

On August 24, senior softball player Kailer Fulton announced that she committed to Southern Oregon University to play for the women’s softball team. “I was incredibly...

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In her weekly column, Kaitlyn’s School of Thought, Norse Notes’ Kaitlyn Edwards shares her opinions surrounding all topics about being a high school student and academic issues.
Kaitlyn’s School of Thought: Students must exercise safe practices more
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief • September 18, 2020

For six months, I have not spent a long period of time with my friends. I have not shopped at the mall, or sat in a restaurant, or gone on vacation. The only social setting...

Cardi B backstage at the 2018 Jingle Ball in Dallas, Texas.
A double standard in rap
Catherine Mendoza and Samantha Loma • September 17, 2020

The hit song “WAP” by Cardi B, featuring Megan Thee Stallion was released on August 7, 2020 and was met by massive amounts of outrage for its provocative lyrics and subject...

Four of the richest people on Earth: Jeff Bezos, $184.9 B; Mark Zuckerberg, $101 B; Elon Musk, $93.2 B; Warren Buffet, $83.3 B.
Eat the Rich
Valentina Moreno, Media Manager • September 17, 2020

“Eat the Rich”, a slogan for dissent of  excessive wealth, has permeated into our generation’s social conscious and is just as pertinent as when Jean-Jacques Rousseau...

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September 2, 2020 Student Bulletin
Advanced Media • September 2, 2020

Oakmont High School Graduation 2020
Advanced Media • May 29, 2020

Congratulations all graduates. Oakmont Advanced Media would like to thank all graduating seniors, Oakmont staff, and parents for the help and...

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