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

Il segreto della felicità è libertà. (the secret of happiness is freedom). Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre

SOUL

May 9, 2021

Sejong Kim, a 7th grader at OHS and a competitive tennis player, practices on the court.

Observer Presents: Athlete of the Month

Kaveri Udupa, Admissions, Advising, and College Counseling Beat Reporter April 28, 2021

April: Sejong Kim Meet Sejong, a 7th grader at OHS who is an award-winning competitive tennis player and has played in over 50 tournaments. While respectful and participative in class, Sejong transforms...

Senior Snapshots

April 26, 2021

A positron emission tomography (PET) scan comparing a normal brain and a brain with a psychopathic pattern typical for serial killers. Such images are often analyzed and discussed in the Criminal & Forensic Psychology Circle.

Circle Spotlight: Criminal & Forensic Psychology

Maria Lim, Junior Culture Editor April 21, 2021

In recent years, criminology—and all things crime— such as procedural dramas, true crime documentaries, books, and podcasts have gained great popularity among many groups, especially teenagers. OHSers...

Cogito is a philosophy journal centered solely on publishing the philosophical research and work of high school students.

Cogito: A Journal to Wrap Your Mind About

Katherine Viala, Student Support Beat Reporter February 17, 2021

Cogito, ergo sum. “I think, therefore I am.” Cogito is a philosophy journal centered solely on publishing the philosophical research and work of high school students. As there is an astonishing...

Grey Peters on her horse Babe

Equestrians @OHS

Tanisha Gupta and Storrie Kulynych-Irvin February 17, 2021

“A true horseman does not look at a horse with his eyes, he looks at his horse with his heart.” - Unknown. Meeting with members of the Equestrian Club, I know this to be true. Their relationships with...

Andrew Chiang guides his robotics team.

A True Leader, Andrew Chiang – What It Takes

Lily Parry, Clubs, Achievement, and Student Life Beat Reporter January 8, 2021

What does it take to be a leader? As Dr. Failor, Assistant Head of OHS, puts it, you have to find a balance. “In being a leader there is both a soft side, which consists of inclusiveness, empathy, and...

The Latin Club leaders explain the various features of their club.

Carolyn Engargiola, Noah Giles, and Elizabeth Hasapis: Bringing Antiquity to Life

Kate North, Humanities Beat Reporter December 9, 2020

From across the United States, the co-consuls of the Latin Club, Carolyn Engargiola, '21, Noah Giles, '21, and Elizabeth Hasapis, '21, smile hospitably.  When asked to describe their club, Carolyn...

An overview of GlioZap: A Nanoscale Approach to Identifying and Destroying Glioblastomas, created by an EAV Team of Badami, Joukovski, Ibrahim Rahman, and Daniel Kabanovsky. This project won an ExploraVision Honorable Mention as one of the top 10% of projects in 2018-2019.

Inventing the Future: Get to Know the OHS Explore-A-Vision Club

Storrie Kulynych-Irvin, Senior School News Editor December 9, 2020

According to its website, the Toshiba Explore-A-Vision Competition asks students “to create and explore a vision of future technology by developing new ways to apply current science.” Taking on such...

Sesame, created by OHS alum and current Harvard student Catherine Yeo '18, is an online platform that makes it easy for students to connect with each other just as they would in a college dorm hallway.

OHS Alum Catherine Yeo shares her entrepreneurship story at Stanford OHS Splash’s “Building a Startup as a Student” Event!

Jasmine Li, Senior World News Editor November 25, 2020

Catherine Yeo ’18, an OHS alumna and current student at Harvard University, is the co-founder of Sesame, a social platform popular at OHS.  At Splash’s “Building a Startup as a Student: Story of...

JMP Into STEAMS: All About Mason Chen

JMP Into STEAMS: All About Mason Chen

Lily Sun, Senior Culture Editor October 25, 2020

Imagine standing in front of hundreds and thousands of professors, Ph.D. students, and industry professionals, presenting your project as a high schooler. Though perhaps a terrifying thought for most students,...

Dr. Gilula and child.

Dr. Gilula: A Dedicated Instructor

Andrew Chiang, Science & Tech Editor October 25, 2020

As an advanced math teacher, Dr. Maxim Gilula sees math as its own world – one that is abstract, separate from real life.  "You don't have to argue about politics," Gilula said. "Real life really...

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