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Academic Decathlon winning speech by Jenna Breedlove, Oak Ridge High School

Optimism Winston Churchill once said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” But what is optimism? First and foremost, optimism is defined as having a hopeful attitude towards the future. According to Harvard Health Publications there are two types of optimism: dispositional and explanatory. Dispositional is […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge High School debaters finish strong at State

Oak Ridge High School debaters Sanjay Raavi and Shaheryar Ajmal placed seventh out of 48 Public Forum debate teams competing at the California High School Speech Association 2013 State Tournament, held at West Ranch High School in Santa Clarita last month. The team of Ajmal and Raavi ranked highest in Central California, eventually being knocked […]

May 08, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

Oak Ridge High School gets ‘All Shook Up’

Lace up your Blue Suede Shoes and dance to the Jailhouse Rock … Elvis Presley’s music has arrived at Oak Ridge High School in the musical “All Shook Up,” opening Thursday, Oct. 18. “It’s a lot of fun,” said lead actor/singer/dancer Ryan Van Overeem. “It really brings back that Elvis Presley music. If you love […]

October 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge High School grad earns Bronze Star

U.S. Air Force Capt. Bryan Healea was awarded a bronze star for intelligence support of coalition special forces while deployed to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan between October 2010 and May 2011. Healea was the deputy director for Intelligence at the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan at the time. The Oak Ridge graduate went […]

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Oak Ridge seniors earn chamber scholarships

This year the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce awarded four scholarships of $750 each to graduates who plan to continue their education at a university, college or technical school. “It is such an honor to be able to bring a little support to these four El Dorado Hills students. We understand that they are […]

Oak Ridge to end year with a sweet send-off

It smells a little sweeter on Oak Ridge High School’s campus this time of year. Art students drew 1,000 chalk flowers in only two days across campus during the school’s Random Acts of Kindness Week last Tuesday and Wednesday. The flowers’ lingering effects will live on, however. They will be featured in the Art Media […]

Strong week for Oak Ridge baseball

Patrick Smith drove in three runs and starting pitcher Trenton Denholm pitched five strong innings to fuel Oak Ridge to a 5-1 victory over visiting Rocklin High School last Wednesday. “I thought we played well, but we could have executed better,” said Coach Todd Melton. “I’m happy with the win.” With the win over the […]

April 26, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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