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

Calli Swenson with her brothers, Luke, Ben and Matthew (oldest to youngest)

Living with Brothers: A Day in the Life of Calli Swenson

Leah Maupin, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

Calli Swenson, a freshman at Oakmont High School explains how she lives and deals with having three younger brothers. “It's always crowded in my house and my parents are always running around trying...

Murua’s first tattoo before he got shading done.

Q&A with Brayden Murua

Alexis Medina, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

Q: “What day did you get your tattoo?”  Murua: “I got my tattoo Aug. 6, 2020. I got my tattoo when I was 16.”  Q: “What inspired you to get a tattoo that large?” Murua: “It is...

Schwartz in her full costume, and in a second arabesque

On Pointe With Kate Schwartz

Alisi Tuatonga, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

When we think of the word “dance” we might think of jazz, contemporary, or even hip-hop. But for Oakmont sophomore Kate Schwartz, ballet comes to mind. Ballet has been and continues to be significant...

Chaussee hopes to study civil engineering in college, but is still enjoying his last year at Oakmont.

Chatting with Luke Chaussee

Cali Rowe, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Luke Chaussee, a senior at Oakmont, is in his last year here, but is also set to take on college and the world after high school. Chaussee is preparing for college by taking courses that will prepare...

Mondal informs that her podcast, blahblahandblah, can be found on Spotify

Tuning Into Tannistha Mondal

Alisi Tuatonga, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

It’s not everyday you come across an Oakmont student who has their own podcast. But for freshman Tannistha Mondal, her podcast is just another one of her hobbies, and she’s willing to talk all about...

Cody Holliday running down a hill during his 50 mile run.

Run, Mr. Holliday, Run!

Cali Rowe, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

Cody Holliday is a functional skills teacher at Oakmont with a passion for running who completed a 50 mile run from Castro Valley to Skyline Boulevard in Oakland in 13 hours and 36 minutes on Saturday,...

Oakmont’s student section and cheer team prepare for their Homecoming game

Homecoming Wrap Up

Lily Harrison, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

Oakmont’s Disney themed spirit week started off with a bang.  Student Government’s dress up prompts kicked off the week with a Pajama Day for all students. This Pajama Day—which paid homage to...

Even as a guitarist, Shatovkin has fun on the drums.

Mark Shatovkin: The life of a grunge band member

Alisi Tuatonga, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Mark Shatovkin, a freshman at Oakmont High School, is not only a fan of grunge music, but also has his own band outside of school. Shatovkin has high hopes for himself, and his band, but always has a good...

Julian Naibose studies his next play in order to lead the Oakmont Vikings to victory.

Juju with the jumps

Alexis Medina, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Julian Naibose is a senior varsity basketball player for Oakmont High School. He has spent his high school career improving his skills and playing with his team. However, there is much more to him than...

Ramyah Carter smiling bright in front of the art building.

Ramyah Carter Inspiring All Around Her

Emma Fischel, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

Ramyah Carter, a freshman at Oakmont High School, is a hard-working artist, giving friend, and an inspiration to peers. As a young girl, Carter always felt attracted to drawing. She spoke about the...

Stepping inside the world of the Oakmont classes

Laila Abicht, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

Each school year, all four of Oakmont’s classes exhibit a unique set of characteristics that sets them apart from the rest. This school year, despite such trying and transformative times, is no different. The...

A drawing of Roberto Clemente.

Hispanic Heritage- The Legacy of Roberto Clemente

Rodolfo Gomez, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

As we celebrate Hispanic heritage month, we go through and celebrate the legacy of those who impacted our lives. A life full of baseball and inspiration. Roberto Clemente was a ballplayer who played...

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