The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

A photograph capturing the moment when the bride and groom were leaving the wedding with streamers being popped.

A beautiful note in a long-lasting story

Maci Reedy, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Two Oakmont High School alumni cemented their relationship with each other during a beautiful wedding ceremony on Oct. 8.  Sydnie McQueen and Davis Ruggles finally got married after being with each...

Sydney Hansen after the hard work required for competing in a tennis tournament

Sydney Hansen on the girls tennis season’s successes

Calli Swensen, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Sophomore Sydney Hansen competes with the Oakmont’s girls tennis team and reflects on the memorable times that playing for the school has added to the high school experience. Playing alongside fellow...

Learning many new skills for a long journey ahead.

New Beginnings

Pearce Robinson, Sports Editor November 10, 2022

Moksa Barrel House, a restaurant on Foothills Blvd, opened on Sept. 2 in Roseville, California.  Aidan Chang is a college student at Sacramento City College who works at the newly-opened restaurant,...

Max’s character is trending due to a new season of “Stranger Things.”

The most popular Halloween costumes of 2022

Victoria Meyer, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

When Halloween approaches you are likely searching for the best costume to show out to any Halloween event you are attending. It’s hard to choose a costume already, but you also have to worry about keeping...

Community Service Club’s easily recognizable logo that includes their mascot.

Community Service Club

Zoey Bowers, Features Editor November 9, 2022

Community Service Club, also known as CSC, is a brand new club on campus. The club is run by the founder and president, Sophia Earnest, along with four other board members.  “Ever since my freshman...

This is an example of a Samhain turnip jack-0’-lantern.

Origins of Halloween

Hannah Collier, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

Halloween is a holiday enjoyed by many to welcome in the colder months, but how did this holiday originate? Originally, jack-o’-lanterns were made out of turnips, cakes were given out instead of candy,...

Mock trial strengthens its ability to perform a real trial.

Mock trial team gets new lawyer coach

Shakeela McCay, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Going a step further towards enacting the reality of a court case, this past year, our Oakmont mock trial team acquired a lawyer, Dennis Seley, to coach the trial members.  This would hopefully serve...

Nicholas Radican asked Elaine Wreschinsky to be his Homecoming date at Golfland Sunsplash.

Oakmont’s Ask Week recap

Viktoriya Rotaru, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Ask Week is a two-week-long competition that gives students the opportunity to ask a chosen person to Homecoming in an elaborate way, usually involving a big poster. From Sept. 26 to Oct. 7, students...

Nayelli Arteaga (right) helping make breakfast for her advanced med class.

Tell it to me straight, Doc

Rachel Belk, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

Nayelli Arteaga is a junior at Oakmont and is in the Health Careers Academy. She answers questions about the pros and cons, and advice for incoming sophomores that want to join.  To begin, I asked...

Members Matthew Boquiren and Victoria Liu at their decorated UNICEF stand.


Zoey Bowers, Features Editor October 26, 2022

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Funds club, also known as UNICEF, is run by seniors Lara Cabriga and Victoria Liu. The active club dedicates their time providing humanitarian aid...

Ashley Pavloff is seen here playing in the last game at a college showcase tournament in Norco, California.

Ashley Pavloff’s last year of high school soccer

Maddy Lott, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

Senior Ashley Pavloff has spent her last four years playing soccer for Oakmont. This is what she has revolved her life around since the very young age of five. While she has a love for it, she has mixed...

Mrs. MacKusick and her son Brian enjoying a musical production together.

Mrs. MacKusick’s theater and directing journey

Zoey Bowers, Features Editor October 21, 2022

Drama advisor Jacqueline MacKusick has taken all of her previous experience in theater to successfully direct the musical “Little Shop of Horrors”. “‘Little Shop of Horrors’ is one of my all...

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