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Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

Kurt Marton

Committed athletes

Andrew Perry, Sports Editor May 16, 2023

Kurt Marton Kurt Marton has been playing baseball for 13 years, and is furthering his academic and athletic careers at UC Riverside this coming fall. Martin's favorite memory of playing baseball at Oakmont...

Raising Canes original logo, established on Aug. 28, 1996.

The popularity of Raising Cane’s

Farkhunda Moradi, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

*Edited on May 11 for accuracy. Raising Cane’s, a very well-known fast-food restaurant, marked its debut in Louisiana in 1996.  The first Raising Cane’s in California appeared in Costa Mesa....

Students partaking in the Climate Awareness Photo Booth.

Earth Week

Goji Diehl, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

Worries about the climate have been present in the world for a while now, from ice glaciers melting to global warming, air pollution, and much more.  In April of 1970, Gaylord Nelson, an American politician...

Junior Prom took place in the Oakmont cafeteria, which was decorated to fit the Tangled theme.

Junior Prom

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor April 10, 2023

During the March 20-24 school week, students were met with anticipation for Junior Prom, set to take place on Saturday, March 25. The hype for the dance really built on Friday, March 24, with the typical...

 The picturesque Valentines Day didn’t always have its sweet nature.

Valentine’s Day: then and now

Kimberly Davidson March 8, 2023

If the origin of Valentine's Day was a Facebook relationship status, it would read, “it’s kinda complicated.”  The meaning of Valentine’s Day has changed drastically throughout the years. While...

Rihanna performs at the Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show.

Rihanna’s special halftime guest

Emmett Leedy, Utility Editor March 8, 2023

After a long-awaited six years, Rihanna returns to the stage for Super Bowl 57 with a 13-minute ballad of her most famous songs. Starting off this performance, Rihanna stood on a levitating platform while...

People riding a ski lift at a mountain range.

Ski Week

Goji Diehl, Staff Writer March 8, 2023

President’s Day has rapidly approached, and along with it has come Ski Week, which has taken place at Oakmont for the very first time. What exactly is Ski Week though, and why are we getting a week...

Girls State nominations 2023

Girls State nominations 2023

Sophia Earnest, Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2023

American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) California Girls State (ALA CAGS or, more simply, CAGS) is a week-long program where high-achieving girls in their junior year from all across California come to learn about...

Beautiful delicious apples with an autumn-themed background.

The Apple Hill experience

Colby Nunn, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

What is Apple Hill? If you are from northern California, you have probably heard or have been to Apple Hill. Apple Hill is about 50 local apple orchards which are located mostly in the Foothills. Apple...

Andi Mededovic and Rachel Eccles with some of the children from FC Joyce during Santas Helpers.

The Gift Of Giving

Alisi Tuatonga and Kathryn Kukharets December 19, 2022

As the days approach closer and closer to Christmas, there is always the flurry of last minute shopping, the wrapping of countless presents, and the convivial yet busy commotion of spending the days with...

Silhouettes of the dancers performing a dance choreographed by Mrs. Huber and senior Alyssa Ivey.

Oakmont’s 2022 “Lights, Camera, Dance” show

Zoey Bowers and Casandra Lawson December 19, 2022

Oakmont has been putting on highly impressive dance performances for years on end. Every year, there is great anticipation for the shows, as they are a major part of the performer’s experience in the...

Julia Petersen will always represent Oakmont, both in and out the pool.

An uplifting closure

Pearce Robinson, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

Julia Petersen is a senior at Oakmont High School, and she has made plans to graduate from school early and continue her education at Sierra College for this upcoming spring semester.  Petersen has...

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