by Jacob Gill Hatred; ignorance: is there a difference and does it matter? Lately, especially with the rise of the so-called “bathroom bills” after North Carolina’s controversial ordinance, I have heard these words tossed from both sides of the aisle like mortars shelling foes of their zealous warpath. The problem is very few seem to… More Hate as Opposed to Ignorance
by Justin Friday Since the BYOD (bring your own device) policy began at Oakdale, more and more teachers have begun integrating online teaching tools into their classes; however, has the online classroom crossed the line? Many teachers in the school use more than one online teaching tool, like Edmodo, Noredink, or Google Classroom; but when… More Internet Insanity
By Justin Friday How often have your parents told you to stop playing video games and go outside? How often have you been told that gaming can’t get you into college? Those people may have to eat their words, because as of today, competitive varsity gaming exists in colleges all over the United States. Schools… More Are YOU Game?
by Jonah Grimes This year the Oakdale High School Drama Department will be putting on a down-to-earth play known as Harvey. The play is comprised of a relatively small cast of twelve students including Charles Kirk, Fred Pridemore, and Lilly Widdup. Harvey is a three-act play about a very polite man named Elwood P. Dowd.… More Oakdale Presents Harvey
by Nick Clingan The Oakdale Bears boys’ lacrosse team have unfortunately finished their season with a loss in the playoffs to Linganore. Although the season did not end the way they were hoping, the Bears really made some huge steps in the right direction in becoming the program they have set out to be. The… More Last W for a memorable season
By: Jonah Grimes Have you ever wanted to take a class, but you’d rather work at your own pace without any pressure from teachers or a schedule? Well then online classes might be right up your alley. Frederick County Virtual School (FCVS) is a program in which kids who have failed a class or need… More Online Classes
by Ethan Clarke Social Media is an excellent new form of media in the era of technology. People are able to connect easier than ever before, and information can be shared with thousands in minutes. Many people today turn to social media for news rather than traditional papers or television channels. While this is not… More The Drawback of Social Media
by Ryan Hayes The Oakdale Bears and Middletown Knights girls’ lacrosse teams have been two of the best teams in Frederick County this year, and their game on Wednesday night certainly proved why. The Bears came into the game looking for the three-peat against the Knights this year, as they had beaten Middletown in the… More Bears Beat Knights for First Time In Playoff History
by Layla Basile The lights gleamed upon the stage; the music started, and the audience sat quietly as they were enthralled in the intricate dances performed on stage. On Friday, May 13, 2016, at 7 pm, many twirled their way into Oakdale’s auditorium and viewed lively dances performed and choreographed by those at our own… More Oakdale’s Impressive Dance Recital!
Dedicating his new album to his upbringing and success, Drake takes a view of the past and shows appreciation for his city and friends in ‘Views’, his fourth studio album. ‘Views’ is a followup to his 2015 mixtape, ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’. Very much like ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’,… More VIEWS: A DRAKE REVIEW