Marching tigers announce 2019 marching show

The alto-saxophone section performs during the 2018 show,

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster

May 23, 2019

The OHS band has just released their show theme for the upcoming marching season: Angelic. The show will showcase themes of a guardian angel with symbols of devotion, hope, and love.    “Last year’s show, and shows in the past, was dark, so now we’re diving into the something lighte...

Murphy, Grayson continue to college dance teams

Morgan Murphy (12) and Carolyn Grayson (12) pose together at a home football game.

Lydia Manning, Copy editor

May 23, 2019

Golden Girls captains Morgan Murphy (12) and Carolyn Grayson (12) have accomplished many things in their four years of GGs, including leading varsity to the team’s first-ever national title (small pom division). Although they are graduating from a champion team, both girls will be carrying on the l...

OHS students place in National French Exam

Kathleen Seithel (10), Kirsten Kauffman (12), and Eleanore West (9) place in the National French Exam.

Mac Cooper, Reporter

May 23, 2019

Some students took the national foreign language comprehensive test to be evaluated on their knowledge on the language they are studying at OHS. On March 28, 16 students took the French test, overall with a positive outcome. Three earned high rankings. Ellie West (9) ranked seventh in the local c...

Seniors dance the night away in ‘Hollywood’

Tommy Purschke (12) and Grace Bellovicb (12) are crowned Prom King and Queen.

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

OHS held its prom on May 11, and students who attended can agree it was a successful and memorable night. Students took a trip to “Hollywood” at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Chesterfield for the night. Dinner was held at 7 p.m., and once finished, guests walked down the red carpet to the...

STUCO plans ‘Cookies, Kool-aid, and Cramming’

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster

May 15, 2019

The past four years, Student Council (STUCO) has held “Cookies, Cocoa, and cramming” in the fall for students to study for finals in a relaxed atmosphere. Around 200 people attend this event each year. For the first time,  STUCO is introducing Cookies, Kool-aid, and Cramming on May 20 t...

Football introduces new offseason workouts

Players of the football team lift weights as part of their new intensive workouts.

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

It's no secret that the OHS varsity football team had a rough season that ended with a record of 1-9. However, the football coaches have developed a plan to change that for next season The OHS football program is developing winter workouts to prepare for next season. The workouts started after the en...

Winter guard wraps up successful season

Ben Lanier (10), Jenna Yeager (10), and Caden McGivlery (9) perform at the O'Fallon Township winter guard competition.

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster

April 11, 2019

The OHS Winter Guard had a successful season ending at Grand Championships. This season the varsity team competed in five competitions and JV competed in three. Varsity’s first competition of the season was at Mascoutah  High School on Jan. 26. The guard placed second with a score of 57 behind F...

Roedner places in Tech auto video contest

Sam Roedner (12) paints the fender of a car in his video submitted to the Tech Auto Video Contest.

Joey Miller, Reporter

April 9, 2019

OHS student Sam Roedner (12) took third place in the Tech Auto Video Contest at South County Technical School. Roedner is in his second year in the auto body program at South Tech. Using his experience in the program, he created a video demonstrating how to paint a fender, the frame of the wheel we...

FCCLA earns silver at state

Megan Blanchard (10), Kayla Jackson (11), and Megan Miller (12) smile proudly with their medals.

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

April 3, 2019

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) at OHS took home the silver medals at the recent state competition.     On March 17-19, three students traveled to Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks for FCCLA state. Megan Miller (12) for Career Investigation, Ka...

Are soccer dives a strategy?

Are soccer dives a strategy?

Jordan Beseda, Reporter

March 15, 2019

Soccer players have been seen as quite the performers over the years. Viewers have described players as “overdramatic” in the way they fall down after being fouled. However, could these theatrical dives be considered a possible strategy? Back in July, Ira Flatow from “NPR Science Fridays” sat down...

French Club sells t-shirts

French Club sells t-shirts

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor

March 15, 2019

OHS French club is selling t-shirts for their annual service project. Ms. Keri Wilson, the French teacher at OHS, is constructing a fundraiser to support Doctors Without Borders, a non-profit organization that helps countries that have been affected by epidemic diseases. French club will be selli...

Golden Girls prepare for nationals

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator

February 20, 2019

For five years, OHS Golden Girls has been competing at National Dance Alliance (NDA) in Orlando, FL. The team leaves today and come back late Monday, Feb. 25. Varsity will compete Feb 22 -23 for preliminary competition. They will compete small varsity mix, small varsity pom, and small varsity kick w...

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