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Flyer for the RJUHSD scholarship program.
RJUHSD Local Scholarship Program
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer • January 28, 2021

Starting February 1, the local RJUHSD scholarship program will be starting, which will help give seniors the opportunity to earn money for college.  The program in our...

A photo of the Bank of America logo.
Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leader Program 2021
Samantha Loma, Staff Writer • December 17, 2020

Since 2005, the Bank of America Student Leaders Program has given over 2,500 students an opportunity to learn about nonprofit organizations and assist with their development.  If...

Oakmont High School’s boiler room pictured after its renovation.
OHS Boiler Room Renovation
Naomi Salazar, Staff Writer • December 11, 2020

In August, the project for renovation of the boiler room started. It is still in its final stages, but it is close to being completed. Principal Robert Hasty answers a few...

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A student holds a navy blue polka dotted mask.
Interesting Campus Masks
Emmery Schuetz, Staff Writer • January 27, 2021

Masks are now an important fashion trend in our everyday life. You can coordinate your mask to fit your outfit, or just wear a plain one that matches everything. But there...

The cover for the special publication of the 1000 chapter of One Piece.
One-thousand chapters of One Piece
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer • January 26, 2021

On January 3, the one-thousandth chapter of popular manga series One Piece was released onto Shonen Jump publications everywhere. The creator, Eiichiro Oda, announced in this...

Taylor Swift performing during the Red Tour in St. Louis on March 19, 2013.
Taylor Swift’s talent continues to reign forever and “evermore”
Catherine Mendoza, Staff Writer • December 21, 2020

Taylor Swift surprise announced and released her tenth album “evermore” on December 11, 2020.  A mere five months after sister album “folklore” was released on...

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The definition of Senioritis. Does this apply to any of you Seniors?
Preventing Senioritis
Emmery Schuetz, Staff Writer • February 9, 2021

Even though there’s arguments on whether Senioritis is a real illness or not, the fact remains, many seniors feel very unmotivated right now. They've been in the school...

OHS counselors pictured left to right: Lorri Perkins, Bethany Olander, Albert Lee, Lisa Prasad, Gina Coiner-Lacoste
Counselor’s Week!
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer • February 5, 2021

Most of the time at Oakmont, our counselors know a lot about the students, but in return, the students don’t really know a lot about them. The counselors on campus are amazing...

Sienna Pinney has a huge passion for photography and has been taking photos since the seventh grade.
Through the Lens
Unique Hartke, Staff Writer • December 30, 2020

Sienna Pinney is a senior at Oakmont who has a passion for photography. Pinney first got into photography when she joined yearbook in seventh grade. Her and her mom took photography...

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Junior Mia Hirsch running in a cross-country meet last season
High School Sports: There's Still Hope
Kate MacPherson, Staff Writer & Editor-in-Chief • February 16, 2021

Cross country, Boys Golf, Girls Tennis, and Swim are the first sports currently being allowed to practice as Placer County remains in the purple tier. Many upperclassmen...

Boxer Floyd Mayweather pictured at a Dewalt event in 2011.
Paul Vs Mayweather
Mario Ballejos, Staff Writer • December 30, 2020

The YouTube boxing craze is still hot and tickets are selling fast to some big name fights. The newest fight coming up is YouTuber Logan Paul against Floyd Mayweather.  Paul...

Last year’s Oakmont O-Zone cheering on the varsity football team during the tie dye themed game.
Oakmont’s future with athletics in a COVID world
Lily Harrison, Staff Writer • December 16, 2020

With an increase in COVID-19 cases and the second round of stay at home orders for Roseville, as well as for many other counties in California, many student athletes are uncertain...

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Some people who take gap years might feel like they have the world in their hands.
Destigmatizing gap years
Aubrey Smith, Staff Writer • January 26, 2021

High school seniors are faced with possibly the single biggest decision in their lives before many of them can even vote. While so many Americans are quick to judge students...

High school experiences are ruined form the start because of the way that the media portrays high school.
The High School Experience
Jacob Garcia, Staff Writer • December 18, 2020

Due to popular films, television, as well as media, high school is seen as a cultural milestone for so many of us. Generation after generation, with films like Grease, any...

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: Goodbyes always come too soon
Kaitlyn Edwards, Editor-in-Chief • December 18, 2020

To the publication that I will always remember, When I chose my freshman year classes, I never thought that when I chose journalism as one of my classes, I would come out...

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Oakmont Virtual Fall Rally
Oakmont Student Government October 30, 2020

The Oakmont Virtual Fall Rally has been released! Highlights of the rally include performances by the dance team and the varsity cheer team,...

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