Big Win! Scorpions Sting The Lions!

OM Varsity Football Beats Howard on HOCO Night Preceding the Homecoming showdown, Oakland Mills High School Varsity Football was sitting just at .500, with a record of 3-3, making the homecoming game imperative for the team to get over the hump. Contrastingly, Howard High School Varsity Football was on a 4 game winning streak and had only lost 1 game, being 5-1. Despite their differing … Continue reading Big Win! Scorpions Sting The Lions!

No More Snow Days?!

By Theresa Eru  In September, the Howard County Board of Education revealed that up to three inclement weather days can be substituted for asynchronous learning days. This decision came after the Maryland State Department of Education allowed local schools to implement asynchronous learning for inclement weather days.  According to the official Howard county website HCPSS.org, asynchronous learning expectation will be that work must be completed … Continue reading No More Snow Days?!

Protests in Iran

When is it enough? On September 16, 2022, 22-year old Mahsa Amini died in police custody in Iran. Three days before her death, Amini was arrested by the morality police of Iran for violating Iran’s conservative dress code. She was in police custody for two hours until she was transported to the Kasra hospital where she was declared brain dead. Authorities have denied beating Amini … Continue reading Protests in Iran

Japanese Halloween

-Cool cultures in Japan- Sometimes it is said that Japan has ‘curious’ cultures. Unlike other countries, many Japanese people do not care much about their own religious beliefs, but there are a lot of religious events that occur. For instance, most Japanese enjoy Christmas, and the most popular religious funeral is Buddhism. In a word, Japanese cultures consist of a mixture of Western and Asian … Continue reading Japanese Halloween

What Exactly is Climate Change?

By: Angelina Gutierrez Vasquez OMHS students should be concerned about climate change as it affects their community. What exactly is climate change?  Climate change is the long-term shift of temperatures and weather patterns. Some of these shifts are natural, like the changing of the seasons. But ever since the 1800’s, the main factor for climate change has been human activities. Things like burning fossil fuels … Continue reading What Exactly is Climate Change?