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?
With the winter track season in full swing right now and the spring season right around the corner, lots of expectations are headed for the scorps. This is particularly the case for last year’s state champion Judson Lincoln. Lincoln realized that he could take track and field seriously around the 7th or 8th grade. At that age, he felt “I could be really good at … Continue reading He’s a Runner, He’s a Track Star – Meet Virginia Tech’s Newest Commit!
WelcOMe hOMe is a community-building event run by faculty, aiming to strengthen the connections between students and teachers in OM. The faculty that ran the most recent event on October 28th consisted of Ms. Hewitt, a physical education teacher, Ms. Florida who works in the library, and Mr. Ringgold who works within the black student achievement program (BSAP). Planning this event took 10-15 hours, not … Continue reading Welcome Home: We Are Strongest Together
Ms. Brooks has been an English teacher at Oakland Mills for quite some time now. She is a prominent part of the Oakland Mills Community that has helped it flourish throughout the years. While Ms. Brooks is an English teacher, she is also a mother and community leader. She has three children within Howard County schools and has put together multiple projects in the community. … Continue reading Ms. Brooks’ Big Announcement!
It has been a rough past couple of years for the Oakland Mills Field Hockey team. Due to a lack of interest in the program, the team has struggled to score goals, let alone win a game. While the OMHS field hockey team finished 1-11, there were many glimmers of hope throughout the season. Led by captains Erin Oliver, Katie Oliver, and Abigail Reed, the … Continue reading Bright Future for Oakland Mills’ Young Field Hockey Team