Stanford Online High School's student run news site

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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Reporting From Moldova: A Student’s Perspective on the Russo-Ukrainian War

Ferris Haukom, Mattia Worster, and Kate North April 25, 2022

Felicia Iordachi is a Sophomore student at Stanford OHS who lives in Moldova. In light of the recent events in Ukraine and near Moldova, she has been kind enough to speak about her experiences with living...

The microphone and camera are in place as Charles Zhang shoots for his award-winning short film.

Eye of the Hurricane: Student Life During the Pandemic

Isabella Huang, Staff Writer April 24, 2022

Covid-19 is a hurricane that took over the world, its diablerie towards mankind ripping us away from the lives we had previously known, from activities loved and done often, and from our families and loved...

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How to Dress Your Best: Self-Confidence and its Role in Healthy Relationships

Amelia Zai, Staff Writer March 6, 2022

Confidence is the best accessory you can wear. But how do we find it? This is the question explored by Isabella Zeitlin ‘22, president of the Girl Up Club, during a Middle School Workshop in January...

Antonio at one of his gymnastics meets, tall and proud.

Antonio Prieto – A Light Lost Too Soon

Kaveri Udupa, Staff Writer February 10, 2022

The OHS community lost an important member, Antonio Prieto on Saturday, January 8 to a tragic car accident that also claimed the lives of his parents. A passionate gymnast, enthusiastic student, and kind...

Sophomore Reps SMaCK Your Stress

Sophomore Reps SMaCK Your Stress

Aanya Gupta, Staff Writer February 10, 2022

Decreasing pressure not only for yourself but for others has always been a challenging task, but Dashmi and Aidan accepted the challenge headfirst to ensure a less stressful year for sophomores. Born...

Gathered in the hotel lobby, a group of OHSers sit together on the affectionally named The Couch

Homecoming 2021-2022

December 3, 2021


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The Observer’s 2021 Halloween Short Story Winner Announced

Kate North, Art & Culture Editor November 16, 2021

The winner of the Observer Halloween Short Story contest, based on an eerie vintage photograph, has been determined. Literature Club leaders judged the contest and declared"Windows," written...

The pandemic has limited dancers ability to access studios. In response, Jeanine Yuen practices in open spaces.

Jeanine Yuen: A Dancer For All Seasons

Kaveri Udupa, Staff Writer November 7, 2021

Meet Jeanine Yuen, a senior dance student from North Carolina. Jeanine practices ballet, contemporary dance, lyrical dance, jazz dance, and acro. Jeanine does not stop dancing, whatever challenges come...

Kiki Panigrahi (left) participates in a fencing tournament

Kiki Panigrahi: A Fencing Journey

Mandy Yu, School News Editor November 4, 2021

Part of OHS’s talented community of athletes, Kiki Panigrahi is a full-time sophomore at OHS and competitive sabre (saber) fencer. Juggling a full schedule with academics and sports, Kiki has mastered...

Pedro playing Chopins Fantasie Impromptu at the OHS Summer 2021 Talent Show.

Pedro Aguilar: Behind the Musicians at OHS

Maya Sarimsakci, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Among the many talented Pixels who showcased their skill at the OHS Talent Show, Pedro Aguilar, playing Frederic Chopin's Fantasie Impromptu, caught the audience's attention with his profound playing....

Ester Weinhardt, on the first recording her poetry podcast Woven Words.

The Story of Ester Weinhardt

Aanya Gupta, Staff Writer October 24, 2021

Sitting down at her desk with her black microphone in front of her, Ester started to speak. She spoke passionately and confidently, speaking what came to her mind. She thoughtfully placed her words, forming...

Presenters at the 2021 Stanford OHS Research Colloquium share individual and team research projects.

2021 Fall Research Colloquium @ OHS: Neurofencing, Black Holes, and Nanoparticles

Tanisha Gupta and Jasmine Li October 9, 2021

This year's series of research colloquia kicked off to an amazing start with seven projects spanning various topics. Read below to find out more about each of these intriguing  projects! Supriya Nair The...

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