The school newspaper of Oakville High School

myOHSonline

The school newspaper of Oakville High School

myOHSonline

The school newspaper of Oakville High School

myOHSonline

Make Some Rookus 

Make Some Rookus 

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2023

“I started playing when I was probably 5 or 6 years old,” Jared Hasty (12) said. “My dad introduced me, and I’ve been playing chess for all my life.” Hasty started the Chess Club at the beginning...

Avatar: The Way of Water sought out to live up to its predecessor’s success, but was it as epic?

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ sought out to live up to its predecessor’s success, but was it as epic?

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief January 5, 2023

This James Cameron sequel begins by reintroducing Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and Neytiri (Zoe Saldaña) and introducing their children: Neteyam (James Flatters), Lo’ak (Britain Dalton) and Tuk (Trinity...

Post-break finals cause stress

Post-break finals cause stress

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief December 19, 2022

As the second year of post-break finals approaches, OHS students and teachers are having to overcome the challenges that come with testing after winter break. “Curriculum wise, what happens is I’m...

Zipper, Zipper, Zipper

Zipper, Zipper, Zipper

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief November 28, 2022

Some OHS students are concerned about parking lot etiquette amid several crashes and many near-collisions that have occurred in the parking lot surrounding the school.  “I feel like the Milburn people...

Photo courtesy of Regisvinci

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ lacks magic

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2022

Bette Mindler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy bring viewers back to 1993 with a sequel to the nostalgic Halloween classic “Hocus Pocus.” Whether you were alive 23 years ago or not, “Hocus...

OHS welcomes 22 new teachers

OHS welcomes 22 new teachers

Aaron Callaway  How many years have you been teaching? "This is my first year as a full-time teacher." How do you feel about this year so far? "So far, so good. I’m starting to build good...

Jordan Powers (11) photographs his travels through Alaska and Vancouver In September. Alaska was the 49th state Powers has visited, and he plans to visit his last state, Hawaii, next summer.

Student embarks to visit his 49th state

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2022

Jordan Powers (11) is about to set off on his 49th adventure, making him one step closer to fulfilling his goal to visit all 50 states before he turns 18.  “It's something that my mom first had...

Fast fashion impacts environment forcing many consumers to find other ways to shop

Fast fashion impacts environment forcing many consumers to find other ways to shop

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2022

Many consumers are aware of the fast-fashion crisis, and recently there have been multiple efforts to both educate shoppers about the harmful effects of fast fashion and find alternatives that are appealing.  “[Fast...

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‘The Batman’ is perfectly, pleasantly dark

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2022

Matt Reeves paints a sinister picture in his newest film, “The Batman,” starring Robert Pattinson and Zoe Kravitz.  Batman (Pattinson) has already been established as a powerful vigilante in Gotham...

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Is the price of college worth it?

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2022

All students have to decide what path is best for them after high school based on academic ability, family and personal values and most overbearing cost. As the cost of higher education continues to rise,...

Members of soup kitchen club pose for group photo.

Oakville High School has a new way to give back to the community

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2021

OHS’s new soup kitchen club, created by FACS teacher Marybeth Dunn, is educating students in the sphere of catering while also providing much needed volunteer help to local organizations. ¨Knowing...

Maria Parisi (10) runs during the cross country state meet at Gans Creek in Columbia November 6. ¨It was a great experience, I really liked cross country, the team was great, I loved the coaches and the teammates,¨ Parisi said.

Parisi represents Oakville at cross country’s state meet

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2021

Maria Parisi (10) was the first girl to represent OHS at Missouri’s state cross country meet in eight years despite it being her first year participating in cross country for the school. Parisi placed...

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