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?

WATCH OUT… Or Not?

By: Amy Dominguez Researchers from the University of Arizona have announced on November 11, 2021, that an asteroid may be a long-lost piece of the moon. The name of this asteroid or mini-moon is Kamo’ Oalewa. Kamo’ Oalewa is a quasi-satellite meaning that it orbits around the sun, but remains close to Earth. Kamo’ Oalewa was discovered in Hawaii in 2016 by the PanSTARRS telescope. … Continue reading WATCH OUT… Or Not?

Give a Warm Welcome to Ms. Rosenberg!

By: Gabriela Sorto and Esmeralda Tovar-Puga Meet Ms. Rosenberg, one of the wonderful new staff at Oakland Mills this year! She previously taught in Chesterfield, Virginia, and now teaches at OM! She came to OM wondering how it would feel like to teach older students since she used to teach middle schoolers. So far she loves this school, the students, and the energy here. Throughout … Continue reading Give a Warm Welcome to Ms. Rosenberg!

New Teacher Article: Mrs. Ache

By: Shanai’ Smith and Kazin Banks Perseverance is “persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.” (Lexico Dictionary). We are introducing a new member of our Oakland Mills Community.  Rebecca Ache, a science teacher at Oakland Mills High School, is located in classroom 804.   Mrs. Ache spent most of her high school years in Texas. After graduating high school, she attended Lebanon … Continue reading New Teacher Article: Mrs. Ache

The Story of Ms. Williams

By: Victoria Burch and Jada Fowler Here at OM, we’ve gained some strong teachers this year. Among them is Ms. Williams, but not only is she new to Oakland Mills, this is also her first official year as a teacher! Ms. Williams graduated from Reservoir High School in 2016 alongside her current colleague and friend, Mr. Loyola, one of the new history teachers here. She … Continue reading The Story of Ms. Williams