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Oakmont’s dance seniors in levels 1, 2, 3, 4 and IB at the first day of rehearsal.

Preparing For Oakmont’s Fall Dance Show

Dancers are returning to the stage for Oakmont’s 2021 fall dance show.
Lauren Turner, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

In preparation for Oakmont’s fall dance show, dancers of every level are spending time getting reday for an exciting, on stage performance for the first time in two years.  “We’ve been preparing...

Disney+ Day is going to be an exciting event for subscribers at home and in the parks!

Rolling Out the Blue Carpet for Disney+ Day

How Disney is celebrating the 2 year anniversary of Disney+.
Ashleigh Thorson, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Disney announced that some exciting things would be happening for Disney+ Day on Nov. 12, 2021. Not only will guests experience the celebrations in Disney Parks, but ShopDisney will also have added benefits...

The Cinderella Castle celebrating the “The Happiest Celebration on Earth” event for Disneyland’s 50th anniversary in 2006-2007.

50 Years of Magic with the Cinderella Castle

A look into the iconic transformations of the Walt Disney World castle throughout the years.
Ashleigh Thorson, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

For over 50 years, the Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World has been a gateway to Fantasyland as well as a parkwide landmark. It welcomes guests daily into a magical world of...

Scott’s advertisement for this year’s Astroworld festival being held in Houston, Texas.

Tragedy Strikes At Astroworld

Many casualties at Travis Scott Concert
Casandra Lawson, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

On Friday at Astroworld eight people were killed and close to 300 people were injured.   Astroworld is the rapper Travis Scott’s annual music festival held in his hometown Houston, Texas.   This...

The Killer Clowns are Back in 2021

The Killer Clowns are Back in 2021

The scary clowns that caused chaos throughout the world are back in 2021.
Leah Maupin, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

The killer clown trend is where adults dress up as clowns with the intention of terrorizing people. This trend has begun to rise in popularity again as multiple accounts have stated they have spotted them. Back...

The disastrous scenery of the “Bomb Cyclone,” with the flooding, yet the trees have never been greener.

North Californian “Bomb Cyclone” Breaks Records

“Bomb Cyclone” revives California from its dead and endless heat.
Emma Fischel, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

On Sunday, Oct. 24, Northern California faced a huge “bomb cyclone” after a five year drought. The “bomb cycle,” a huge, hurricane-like storm, forms when wind near the surface of the earth rises...

Oakmont’s student government announced the donation on Wednesday Oct. 27 on their Instagram

The Fight Against Breast Cancer

Oakmont worked together to earn money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Casandra Lawson, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

As of 2021, 3.8 million women are battling Breast Cancer in the U.S. The Breast Cancer Foundation helps women have hope and give them support through early detection, education and support services. Oakmont’s...

Ms. Jennifer Leighton (left), seven of the National Merit Commended Students (Remi Royer, Sam Carmon, Sophia Jenson, Neha Nepal, Isabella Estrada, Valentina Moreno, Jolie Anderson) and Dr. Govea (right)

National Merit Commended Students at Oakmont

Eight academically successful seniors were recognized as Commended Students.
Laurie Lencioni, Copy Editor October 21, 2021

Eight Oakmont seniors received an award and were recognized as Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. Roughly 34,000 Commended Students across the nation are being recognized...

The 2020 Oakmont yearbook (on top) and the Oakmont 2019 yearbook (on bottom)

A New Yearbook Tradition for the Senior Section

Senior section in the Oakmont 2022 yearbook undergoes major changes
Laurie Lencioni, Copy Editor October 13, 2021

Every year, seniors prepare for their last high school yearbook by creating clever and inspiring quotes. For seniors, this is a special year, and the senior quotes in the yearbook are an important part...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Survives Recall Effort, Remains In Office

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Survives Recall Effort, Remains In Office

Markus Groves, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

Soon after polls closed on Tuesday, Sept.14, it was realized that Democrat Gavin Newsom would remain the governor of California by a wide margin—following the second recall in California’s history.  The...

During the Oakmont VS Roseville football game, athletes were playing through the hazy air.

How Does Smoke Affect Athletes’ Futures?

Recent smoke from California fires could cause athletes potential health issues
Trent Thompson, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

Wildfires have been rampant in California recently, forcing many to evacuate their homes, and filling the sky with hazardous smoke, and affecting the air quality. Coaches deciding to have assorted practices,...

Distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines have been widened among the California region. Learn where you can get vaccinated at the links below the article.

The Latest on COVID-19 Vaccines

Where and How to get vaccinated.
Gabby Ortiz, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

It has been well over a year since the pandemic started and it is safe to say that every single person wants to return to a normal life. The COVID-19 vaccine is now becoming accessible for more and more...

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