“I want to make a difference”

With an owl resting on her arm, Sabreena Leach (12) smiles for a picture while volunteering at the Wild Bird Sanctuary.

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

May 22, 2018

As the school year comes to a close, many seniors are deciding what they want to do after graduation. Sabreena Leach (12), however, knows exactly what she wants to accomplish in her future. And she received some help from her past to do so. Leach plans to major in Environmental Science and Sustainability...

Graduation faces scheduling conflict

The Class of 2017 graduates at the Family Arena.

Maddy McClure, reporter

May 22, 2018

OHS has chosen St. Charles Family Arena as the graduation venue since 2004. But like many things this year, even graduation experienced a change. This year the class of 2018 graduates will be switching their graduation date from a Sunday to Thursday, May 31. “We wanted to keep it on Sunday, but...

Girls lacrosse has successful first season

The girls lacrosse team huddles before a game.

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

May 22, 2018

Due to high demand, OHS created a girls lacrosse team. Many of the girls has no experience with the sport prior, so the girls played under the JV level. The girls had a successful season learning how to play the game.

OHS prepares for summer renovations

As the school year comes to a close, the track begins to be painted red.

Lexi Onder, reporter

May 22, 2018

Many changes are happening at OHS this summer. The school will be getting new heating and air conditioning units, stair tread, and a refurbished roof. In addition to all these changes, OHS will be getting a new football field for the 2018-2019 school year. The last time OHS got a new football field...

Boys volleyball falls short in districts

Tanner Williams (12) bumps the ball during the April 11 home game.

Rachel Delgado, reporter

May 22, 2018

The OHS varsity boys volleyball season recently came to a close after a tough loss against Lutheran South. The team played their final match of the season in the District Championship tournament on Wednesday May 16 at Parkway Central. The first set had a final score of 25-21 and the boys came up short...

Journalism students produce award winning content

Melanie Neff (12) receives her award at the Journalism banquet on May 16.

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2018

Journalism students across the St. Louis area submitted their work to the Journalism STL contest, and OHS came out on top of several categories for the broadcast, myOHSonline.com, and the 2017 Tiger Paw yearbook. The journalism program received 10 individual awards, including three Best of Show awards,...

Allen earns scholarship to Germany

Morgan Allen (11) smiles with her letter infront of the German classroom.

Lexi Onder, reporter

May 21, 2018

OHS German student Morgan Allen (11) won an experience of a lifetime that no other OHS students have before. German teacher Caryn Miller nominated Allen for the German National Honor Society scholarship for a trip to Germany. And she won. “I have never nominated a student for the award before,...

My School Journey

My School Journey

Preston Ocello, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018

Since 8th grade, I’ve attended three different schools: Lindbergh, Ladue, and Oakville High School. Having gone to these schools within a three-year span has brought upon mild negative effects. After 1st semester of my 8th grade career at OMS, I had moved to Lindbergh and began to attend Sperreng...

Klipsch and Guardado recieve scholarships to SIU-Edwardsville

Kayla Klipsch and Ashley Guardado pose for a picture at athletic signing day in the OHS library.

Maddy McClure, reporter

May 16, 2018

Ashley Guardado (12) and Kayla Klipsch (12) have been playing soccer on the same team since they were in kindergarten. The duo started on a co-ed Catholic Youth Council (CYC) team until eighth grade, continuing to Club Ball and select teams all the way up to high school. Traveling the country with...

Welcoming Change

Welcoming Change

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

May 16, 2018

With graduation approaching, I find myself looking back on all the things I will be leaving behind when August comes around — performing in the band, working on the Prowl, eating home-cooked meals — it’s all coming to an end. I am about to move seven hours away from everything I have ever known....

Don’t Forget to Live in the Moment

Don't Forget to Live in the Moment

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2018

I know I’m not the first one to say it, but it’s true-junior year is hard. This year ended up being much harder and more stressful than I imagined. I had a full schedule all year; I took on two AP courses and one dual-credit class, along with an honors class. I knew I was capable of it, but...

Dear Family…

Dear Family...

Lexi Onder, reporter

May 16, 2018

I would not be where I right now if it wasn’t for the people who have shaped my life completely; my mom, my dad, and my brothers. All of your support al of these years means a lot to me. I can’t wait to begin college and have you guys by my side. Here is a little message for each of you. ...

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