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The Dangers of Drinking and Driving

Avery Follansbee

March 13, 2019

There is an alcohol related crash in the United States every 51 minutes - that’s 27 a day. Alcohol reduces function of the brain, impairing reasoning, thinking, and muscle coordination. This makes drunk driving a poor choice...

MCAS 2.0 Testing Coming to Oakmont 2019

Mara D'Attilio

March 7, 2019

The updated version of the MCAS includes some key changes, with the hopes that it will better measure critical thinking skills, as well as college and career readiness. According to the changes, pencils and bubble sheets will ...

Congresswoman Trahan Visits Oakmont

Rachael Law

March 7, 2019

February 25th, a normal Monday morning, Congresswoman Lori Trahan made a stop at Oakmont made possible by Political Discussion Club. For most students it seemed like a way to ease back into school after a long vacation, but she ...

Oakmont’s Traffic Problem

Thera Walsh

February 7, 2019

         For a few years now Oakmont has faced the problem of before and after school traffic. Students and parents alike are constantly reminded to pull all the way to the end of the yellow paint before stopping - even if...

Oakmont Winter Varsity Sports

Allyson Foley, Author

January 22, 2019

Girls’ Basketball Coach: Jeff O’Neill Assistant Coach: Gary Koslowski, Pete Romano Captains: Hannah Cravedi, Rachael Sinclair, Kylie Lison, Leah Pelkey, Hannah Farineau Oakmont’s girls’ basketball has had a ...

Oakmont JV Winter Sports

Peyton Collins, Author

January 22, 2019

Girls’ Basketball Coach: Peter Romano The JV Girls’ Basketball team has shown great progress and performance even this early in the season. According to Coach Romano, the Lady Spartans have been making significant improv...

Living Without A Paycheck Due To The Government Shutdown

Annie Skamarycz, Author

January 22, 2019

On December 22, 2018, President Trump partially shut the federal government down to fund for more effective border security. As the days of the shutdown increase, thousands of unpaid furloughed employees frantically check the...

The Struggles Of Opioid Addiction

Avery Follansbee, Author

December 18, 2018

Every single day, more than 130 people in the United States overdose on opioids. This problem had all started in the 1990’s, where companies told the medical communities that opioids are not addictive. Doctors started prescribing...

Youth Ventures

Allyson Foley & Peyton Collins, Author

December 17, 2018

Oakmont PTSD (OHSPTSD) @OhsPtsd OHSPTSD is a youth venture that works to spread awareness for different kinds of PTSD. The group creates personal care packages that include stress relieving items, and the packages are sent ...

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