The Oakland Mills 2021 Playlist

The Oakland Mills community has a diverse amount of faces, voices, ears, and hearts. Everyone at this school has their own music taste and the variety of the community is amazing. With that being said, I talked to over 250 Oakland Mills students and got your favorite songs for the ultimate Oakland Mills Playlist.  Now Time for the Playlist! “I Hate U” by SZA “My … Continue reading The Oakland Mills 2021 Playlist

Christmas Music: What’s the Big Deal?

Winter is approaching. The temperature is dropping, more leaves are falling from trees, and days are becoming increasingly shorter. In addition to this, the most wonderful time of the year is approaching. With that, many debates are being held and I’m not just talking about the kind you might have with your relatives during Thanksgiving. I will be talking about much more important debates such … Continue reading Christmas Music: What’s the Big Deal?

Eight Casualties at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival

The third annual Astroworld Festival hosted by Houston rapper Travis Scott went completely out of control after his performance when fans started a crowd surge to meet the star of the show. 2021’s Astroworld festival occurred on November 5th and the events of the night left eight casualties and hundreds injured. Travis Scott is a popular artist who quickly rose to fame because of his … Continue reading Eight Casualties at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival

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!