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

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...

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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...

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...

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...

OHS Pixel plushies encourage you to explore these free resources!

The Observer’s Guide to Free Resources for OHS Students

Jasmine Li, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

The OHS Observer has assembled a list of online resources that are available to OHS students through their Stanford accounts, encompassing design and programming software tools, journal subscriptions (both...

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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