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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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