• Placer County was moved to the Purple Tier amid growing concern for COVID-19.
  • The release of youth sports guidelines has been postponed.
  • There is no school from November 23 to November 27 due to Thanksgiving Break.

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Diversify our Narrative in the RJUHSD

Image by senior Kaneesha Goyal, Oakmont High School Diversify our Narrative representative.
How student-led campaign is igniting change in schools
October 16, 2020

The emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement this summer has been a catalyst for extraordinary political initiative nationwide, particularly among students. Student led campaign, Diversify Our Narrative...

A double standard in rap

Cardi B backstage at the 2018 Jingle Ball in Dallas, Texas.
Women in rap are judged too harshly.
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 matter.  As avid listeners...

Eat the Rich

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.
Why we should tax the rich more
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 first declared, “When the...

Viking Solidarity with BLM

People holding up Black Lives Matter signs at a Sacramento protest on July 6th, 2020.
How Oakmont students are getting involved in BLM
September 3, 2020

The recent political and social turmoil following the murder of George Floyd has shifted the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement to the center of the world stage, with young activists leading the pack.  Young...

Taylor Swift shines while telling “folklore”

Taylor Swift's eighth studio album was released without pre-release promotion on July 24, 2020.
An honest review of Taylor Swift’s newest album, “folklore.”
August 21, 2020

The best thing about mystery is how much it provokes curiosity because we naturally want to learn more about things we do not know much about. Taylor Swift’s album “folklore” is drenched in mystery...

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