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The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

Cali and Brianna compile a list of their monthly top songs and go in-depth with them.

Music of the Month: March

Brianna Nusom and Cali Rowe April 4, 2024

Happy March! Considering it’s Women’s History Month, we decided to share our favorite tracks by our favorite female artists.  Cali’s Picks “Jennifer’s Body” by Hole, “Live Through...

Movie poster for the 2000 movie “Leprechaun In The Hood.”

Articles for Horror: “Leprechaun In the Hood”

Autumn Castle, Copy Editor March 22, 2024

Who is Leprechaun? Lubdan, also known as Leprechaun, was the main antagonist of the comedy-horror movie “Leprechaun” and its film series. He was a leprechaun who hunted down anyone who stole his gold. Lubdan...

Oakmont High School performed Puffs for their fall play.

“Puffs” opens at Oakmont

Tia Difabio, Staff Writer November 2, 2023

On Thursday, Oct. 12, “Puffs” opened at Oakmont High School. The show was a Harry Potter parody that was written in 2015 by Matt Cox and directed by the new drama teacher, Mr. Cornfield. It starred...

Thunder Valley drones meet together to produce a stunning light show.

Thunder Valley’s “Venue” is set to impress

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor October 7, 2022

After a 10-year run seeing high-profile musicians such as Billy Idol and Chicago perform, Thunder Valley Casino Resort is closing its amphitheater. Following the announcement that construction had begun...

Battleship USS Arizona hit.

Phoenix: Remembering Pearl Harbor

Liam Thomson, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Many people are familiar with the phoenix creature, a sunbird with red wings, gloriously rising out of its own ashes to start anew. The metaphor has been used as propaganda and an icon throughout literature...

Pick Your Poison

Pick Your Poison

Liam Thomson, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Whew! Finally, a break! The weekend is underway. I was in Paris a few months ago on a class field trip. That may seem far in the past, but a lot happened there. First, I finally realized Carol’s long...

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

Laurie Lencioni, Copy Editor October 20, 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 main character, Seong Gi-Hun, finds fellow companions, and together they fight the horror of their new reality.

The Truth Shown in “Squid Game”

Emma Fischel, Staff Writer October 18, 2021

On Sept. 17, 2021, Netflix released a dark Korean drama, “Squid Game,” which reveals the darkest side to human nature.   The show starts in Korea, following a hopeless man living in a shabby apartment,...

A promotional picture for the first season of the show,

Courtesy of Kana Akatsuki, Kyoto Animation, and Netflix

The meaning behind “I love you”

Marika Alexander, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

“Violet Evergarden” is a story that was originally written as a light novel by Kana Akatsuki and then was adapted into an anime by Kyoto Animation. The anime currently has one season, a special edition...

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The Fall of Netflix

Diana Beevers, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

In this past year, the streaming service Netflix has cancelled many tv shows, claiming that they have funding issues due to COVID.  Some of these shows had huge fan bases, so many audiences were upset...

The moment I received the vaccine

My Experience getting the Covid-19 Vaccine

Kate MacPherson, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2021

With the vaccine rollout for Covid-19 continuing in California, I as an employee of Starbucks qualified to receive it in Placer County as a part of the food and agriculture industry. Recent guidelines...

September 2020 Oakmont Newsletter

Norse Notes Staff September 2, 2020

The September 2020 Newsletter has been posted. Highlights of the newsletter include a staff spotlight of Mr. Sanchez, a student spotlight of Gabriel Cortez, information about e-sports, information about...

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