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

Student Government Speeches

Share Your Impressions of Candidate Speeches

Ferris Haukom, Junior Associate Editor September 9, 2022

Let us know your thoughts on the 2022-2023 Student Government Candidate Speeches here.

Wall of Wisdom: Class of 2022

Wall of Wisdom: Class of 2022

Lily Sun, Jasmine Li, and Knox Choi May 29, 2022

Welcome to OHS Observer's 2022 Senior Wall of Wisdom! Scroll down to read the advice our seniors had for fellow students and underclassmen.

Students exit Robb Elementary in Uvalde, and are guided onto buses by law enforcement .

When Will It End?

Ella Blanco, World News Editor May 25, 2022

In 2019, I wrote an article for my middle school’s journalism program after the shooting at Saugus High School, one of the six high schools in my school district. In it, I implored the adults in power...

The What, Where, How, and Why of Microplastics

The What, Where, How, and Why of Microplastics

Grace Ivancich, OHS Student May 22, 2022

When was the last time you ate plastic? Maybe once a few years ago, when you swallowed a lego, right? Or a couple weeks ago when you ate some of the wrapper of a candybar. Well, you actually likely ate...

A piggy-bank, calculator, change, and glasses are laid on a white top.

OHSers Tie for 5th in the State of California at National Personal Finance Competition

Knox Choi, Senior Associate Editor May 22, 2022

OHSers Tie for 5th in the State of California at National Personal Finance Competition What do you get when you combine sleek suits, countless hours of prep, an intriguing case study about a married...

Our phones are hand-held windows, providing a supposed direct view into war.

An FYP of Fatalities and Feud

Lily Parry, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

It’s been a particularly eventful day. As usual, you collapse onto your sofa and open tiktok. You methodically scroll through video after video until you come across an especially intriguing clip of...

Map of Moldova

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...

Improving OHS support resources is imperative to increasing diversity and equity in the classroom.

We Need to Improve Education Equity at OHS

Jasmine Li, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

As I narrated the picture book in my hands, my eyes darted again to the meeting participants list on my computer screen. I was concerned. It was the second storytelling class for migrant children that...

Carbon Dioxide

An Ingenious Method to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Levels

Bharat Nambisan, Staff Writer March 12, 2022

In 2021 alone, approximately 36.3 billion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) were emitted globally. Even if all CO2 emissions were to be completely stopped by switching to renewable sources, the harmful impact...

Girl Up Club logo

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...

A street in Singapores Chinatown acknowledges the Year of the Tiger. According to the Chinese zodiac, the Tiger is associated with strength and bravery. Those born under this sign are said to be energetic, risk-takers who love competition.

Celebrating The Year of the Tiger Around the World

Jasmine Li, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

February 1, 2022 marked the first day of Lunar New Year, a two-week long holiday celebrated in East Asian cultures which represents the beginning of the new year and first new moon on the lunar...

Golabki is a Polish dish that Dr. Chudinski shared during the Multicultural Food Fair.

The Multicultural Food Fair Turns Up the Heat With Culinary Presentations and Cupcake Competition

Mandy Yu, School News Editor February 17, 2022

“It’s time to get your baking stations ready!” In a flurry of action, the timer starts ticking and four contestants rush to reach for piping bags and frosting. Is this the latest baking episode on...

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