Mrs. Dvornicky + Oakland Mills  = Strongest Together!

By: Amy Dominguez-Campos and Juel Collins Watching people achieve their goals when they didn’t have the encouragement to do so is such an alluring topic. We see it happen all the time with artists, singers, and athletes but what about teachers? Mrs. Dvornicky, an Oakland Mills High School math educator, always had the drive of being a teacher even though she didn’t receive much optimism … Continue reading Mrs. Dvornicky + Oakland Mills  = Strongest Together!

Meet The New Social Studies Teacher!

By: Theresa Eru and Oba Aofolaju History, we are constantly making it, but here is someone who is teaching it.  Please give a warm welcome to one of the new social studies teachers, Ms. Hines! In her college days, Ms. Hines actually majored in education before veering off into healthcare. She ended up staying in healthcare for 20 years where she specialized in case management, … Continue reading Meet The New Social Studies Teacher!

The Jazziest Teacher at Oakland Mills: Ms. Rocco

By: Rebecca Fairbanks and Rory Lawson Tucked away towards the back of Oakland Mills, nestled into the hallway between the auxiliary gym and the girls locker room, is the dance room. Equipped with floor to ceiling mirrors, sturdy hardwood floors, and air-conditioning (unlike the gym), the dance room is now hOMe to Oakland Mills’ new dance teacher, Ms. Rocco. Ms. Rocco, a Hammond High School … Continue reading The Jazziest Teacher at Oakland Mills: Ms. Rocco

Meet Ms. Castrillon!

By: Benjamin West and Colson Warren There are some new strings tuning up in the music room. Ms. Castrillon, the former strings teacher at Oakland Mills Middle School is now at hOMe!  Ever since she was a child, Ms. Castrillon has had a love for music. Her mother often tells her the story of how when she was 3 years old, she started playing the … Continue reading Meet Ms. Castrillon!

A New Artist For OM, Meet Ms. Irby – By: Kazin Banks and Nigerah Farrar

Due to virtual learning, you may not know that we have a brand new art teacher this year, Ms. Alexis Irby. Although she is new to our staff, she is not new to our school since she is actually an OM graduate! Although she didn’t necessarily plan to be back at OM, we are certainly excited to welcome her hOMe. After graduating from OM, Ms. … Continue reading A New Artist For OM, Meet Ms. Irby – By: Kazin Banks and Nigerah Farrar