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OHS Observer

Stanford Online High School's student run news site

OHS Observer

Stanford Online High School's student run news site

OHS Observer

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The Observer Halloween Story Contest

Kate North, Humanities Beat Reporter October 24, 2021

Walking down the street, peering from the darkness, watching your every move. October is upon us, and whatever you see in this vintage Halloween photo, the OHS Observer wants to hear it. In celebration...

The Music Circle’s Essential Halloween Playlist

Ferris Haukom, Junior World News Editor October 23, 2021

 

Literature Club’s Literary Journal Receives Rank of Excellent in the REALM Program Clementine Zei

Clementine Zei, Junior Multimedia Editor April 28, 2021

Nectar for Withering Flowers, the Spring edition of the OHS Literature Club’s Literary Journal, recently won the rank of “Excellent” in the REALM program. The REALM Program, which stands for “Recognizing...

Author Soman Chainani of The School for Good and Evil series talks about how his books question the nature of Good and Evil.

How Author Soman Chainani’s Books Question the Nature of Good and Evil

Clementine Zei, Junior Multimedia Editor April 7, 2021

Soman Chainani, author of The School For Good and Evil series, didn’t think he would become a writer at first. He thought that he would become a professional tennis player. However, when Chainani was...

The 2021 Grammys were accused of snubbing The Weeknd by not nominating him in any categories, prompting questions about the processes, purposes, and validity of the Grammys.

The GRAMMYs: An Examination of the Purpose and Importance of Award Shows

Ferris Haukom, Junior World News Editor March 31, 2021

After the Grammy awards on March 14, there was, as always, much discussion of the winners, losers, and integrity of the choices made. One prominent “snub” was The Weeknd, for his album “After Hours,”...

 Code Talker, a novel by award-winning author Joseph Bruchac, traces the history of the code talkers through the life of a fictional Navajo character, Kii Yazhi.

Code Talker: An Exciting Insight to the Life of a Code Talker during WWI

Kaveri Udupa, Admissions, Advising, and College Counseling Beat Reporter March 3, 2021

Code Talker, a novel by award-winning author Joseph Bruchac, traces the history of the code talkers through the life of a fictional Navajo character, Kii Yazhi. During World War II, code talkers wrote...

They Both Die at the End is a novel published in 2017 by New York Times bestselling author Adam Silvera.

“They Both Die at the End”: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in 24 Hours

Mandy Yu, Parent and Alumni Associations Beat Reporter February 24, 2021

“I regret to inform you that sometime in the next twenty-four hours you’ll be meeting an untimely death.”  In an alternate reality from Adam Silvera’s  They Both Die at the End, the company...

A single black star stands out from a golden poster, illuminated by marquee lights as yellow as the taxis driving by. Overlaid on top of the star in bold white letters: Hamilton: An American Musical.

Hamilton: A Musical of the People, by the People, for the People

Ester Weinhardt, Clubs, Achievement, and Student Life Beat Reporter February 3, 2021

A single black star stands out from a golden poster, illuminated by marquee lights as yellow as the taxis driving by. Overlaid on top of the star in bold white letters: Hamilton: An American Musical. Hamilton...

A sports documentary available on Netflix

“Icarus”: How One Man’s Truth Forever Changed the World of Athletics

Lily Sun, Senior Culture Editor February 3, 2021

The anti-doping system in athletics was, and still is, “bullsh*t.” That’s the consensus reached by Director Bryan Fogel’s eye-opening documentary, "Icarus" (2017), as it uncovers the truth behind...

Photo of the Day – Jan 29, 2021

Photo of the Day – Jan 29, 2021

January 29, 2021

-Jeanine Yuen, SOHS '22

Maddy Manning-Bi leads a discussion on how to increase diversity and representation in our government, as attendees share their thoughts on DFRL readings and the political establishment.

Documentary Events Encourage Discourse at OHS Splash!

Storrie Kulynych-Irvin, Senior School News Editor November 28, 2020

“13th,” Black Student Union This year’s OHS Splash Homecoming day was full of engaging and informative talks and events, headlined by two documentary-focused meetings held by OHS clubs. In the...

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