to find out OSA’s favorite holiday movie so I could review it, I asked 25 students from OSA what their favorite holiday movies were, and collected the top ten movies that OSA loves. After lots of interviews, Instagram polls, and Snapchat stories, OSA decided that Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, the sequel to the famous Christmas movie, Home AlonE was it's favorite holiday movie - Phoebe lefebvre, 8th grade
"Recently middle school English teacher Anna DeRoos switched to being OSA Dean of Students." --Triece Kushner, 7th grade
"The Visual Arts Drawing Exhibit was on October 25, and 26, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The theme for October’s Visual Arts event was Black and White"
Expression Of Fear By Way Of Online Urban Legends In Order To Convey Life Lessons. Are Legends Healthy Engines To Deliver These Lessons? Is It The Safety Of Our Children In Question This Threatens? Or Are There Other Methods?
"There are so many mysteries and dangers of the web or the dark web. It’s no wonder that we fear things that conspire deep within the internet that we don’t even know about."
Singing is one of the most known arts in the world. It is common in many places with different styles and techniques-Daria oxley
"One of the fun things about celebrating Halloween is dressing up. Lots of people dressed up this year at OSA. Some people went as funny things, others their favorite character in a book or movie, and some wore scary costumes."
"Aida Salazar is an award winning author for her book, The Moon Within and in progress of writing Land of Cranes which is going to be published in 2020."--Jayden.Baasansuren 6th grade
Creativity should not be exclusive but it is too often ignored or misunderstood because of either the violence seen in Oakland or the gentrification that tries to erase the art that has already been created. --Judith Hernandez , 10th grade
"The OSA haunted house is a biennial event that features impressive work created by the students in OSA’s Production Design emphasis"
OSA is home to the Dance department, designed for advanced dedicated dancers. This department is very closely knit, which means that students in other departments don’t know that much about them. Dance Co-Chair, Alison Hurley, opened up about the class she teaches and I watched a class to get more information. --Holly Young