OHS Observer

Crafting your College Application: OHS ’18

Crafting your College Application: OHS ’18

Simran Khunger, Editor-In-Chief

February 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Remember freshman year? Maybe you recall walking into your first classroom, or opening Adobe Connect and hopping on webcam. Whatever your first experience was, we all had that feeling in the pit of our stomachs: everything will matter. Your extracurriculars, grades and interpersonal relationships for...

Pixel Festival 2018!

Natalie Wu, Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, OHS TV, Showcase

Student Profile: Madison T. “seas” Turtles

Student Profile: Madison T. “seas” Turtles

Nicole Wu, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Profiles

It's 9 P.M. on a Florida beach. Madison Toonder, clad in military-grade night-vision goggles, crawls on her hands and knees in the sand towards a sea turtle. Her stealth approach pays off and she successfully draws blood from the sea turtle. It is a big deal, the validation she needed after working fo...

OHS is Testing a New Engagement Tracker: Here’s What You Need To Know

OHS is Testing a New Engagement Tracker: Here’s What You Need To Know

Natalie Wu, Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

**Update: OHS has halted the pilot of the new engagement tracker in light of the OHS Community’s concerns. The possibility of using it will be further discussed prior to implementation. Various teachers at OHS have begun to test a feature in Adobe Connect that tracks the engagement of participa...

Reach for the (Double) Stars

Reach for the (Double) Stars

Rohit Narayanan, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Science and Tech, Showcase

OHS students have a long history of looking to the stars. Recently, groups of students have been doing research on double stars in a series of independent projects leading up to the newly offered Astronomy Research Seminar course starting this Spring at the OHS. Kalee Tock, an instructor at OHS, has been l...

New Teacher Profile: Dr. Hendrickson

New Teacher Profile: Dr. Hendrickson

Nicole Wu, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Teacher Profiles

He’s been to prison many times, but don’t worry, he was only there to teach literature. Helping the inmates there get a quality education, Thomas Hendrickson taught at San Quentin State Prison while he was a student at UC Berkeley and talked about literature with the men serving their time at th...

New Teacher Profile: Dr. Tillman

New Teacher Profile: Dr. Tillman

Ryan Lee, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Teacher Profiles

Some people listen to songs for the music, others listen for the lyrics, but one person listens for the philosophy. A new core teacher at the OHS, Micah Tillman is that person. Dr. Tillman has been teaching for almost a decade in the Washington DC area. Here at the OHS, he teaches “Methodology o...

The OHS Observer’s Official Guide to Student Government Candidates 2017-18

The OHS Observer’s Official Guide to Student Government Candidates 2017-18

Simran Khunger, Natalie Wu, LiYuan Byrne, Pallas Lemarchand, and Marie Tagbo

September 10, 2017


Filed under News, School News, Showcase

** all information was taken from speeches on 9/8/17 during the Student Government Speeches Assembly  

The Student News Site of Stanford Online High School
Showcase