Old endings, new beginnings: Robben moves on to next phase of his life

Varsity soccer coach Dave Robben celebrates a goal with Matt Greubel and Samed Ganibegovic in a 3-2 win over Marquette, Sept. 11 at OHS. The victory gave Coach Robben his 500th win as the boys soccer coach at Oakville.

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

May 30, 2017

Factory worker in a paint factory, construction worker, pipe fitter, power washer in a sugar refinery, driver and mover of raw sugar from freight trains, and assembly line worker at Anheuser Busch Brewery, a mail clerk at the Wabash Railroad are the many different jobs Mr. David Robben had before realizing...

Athlete of the week: Will Lorenz (11)

Athlete of the week: Will Lorenz (11)

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

May 22, 2017

Boys golf has had a decent season, including one of their players qualifying for state. William Lorenz (11) played his first year of high school golf this year and ended doing better than he expected. “I was pretty excited considering this is my first year playing high school golf; it was exciting...

Engineering students present their inventions

Engineering students present their inventions

Sarah Simmons, reporter

May 18, 2017

OHS and MHS engineering design students presented their inventions they have been working on since the beginning of August in the OHS library on May 16. Four students from OHS presented their products to the class in teams of two. “They have been working on this all year long,” Engineering Design...

“Statastic” service learning

Jaime Meier, profiles editor

May 18, 2017

Recently, Mr. John Souris’s third block Probability and Statistics class decided to do something different. Venturing outdoors and walking up Milburn, the class arrived at Oakville Elementary School (OES) bearing supplies and preparing to teach Mrs. Sollberger’s fifth grade class on April 25 and...

Samantha He (9) participates in Diverse-City Art competition

Sarah Simmons, reporter

May 18, 2017

Several art students from grades Kindergarten to 12th grade submitted their artwork to the Diverse-City Art Competition. Samantha He (9) a freshman at Oakville High School entered her artwork to the Diverse-City Art Competition. The art competition gave the students the opportunity to present their artwork...

Mock car crash

Mock car crash

Bernie Harkins, reporter

May 18, 2017

For the first time in three years, juniors and seniors were given the opportunity to see the traditional mock car crash during Academic Network Period on Friday, May 12. Drama students played the roles of teenagers involved in a serious car crash. They did this while first responders (firefighters,...

Students experience a night in Arabia at Prom

Raising his arms in celebration, Prom King Austin Hallet (12) acknowledges the crowd.

Katie Counts, reporter

May 17, 2017

OHS held its “Arabian Nights” themed prom for the 2017 class on May 13 at the America Center. But more than just the students danced. To support the prom theme, several bellydancers performed for the students. As well, there were henna tattoo artists and a flip book photo booth. Austin Hallet...

Band and choir state solo ensemble

Jordan Peters, reporter

May 16, 2017

Oakville’s band and choir students performed well in the state solo ensemble contest on April 29 at The University of Missouri. In the contest, students were able to compete as a soloist or in a small group with up to eight people and competed against other top rated students in the area. After...

Mr. OHS is my superhero

Emily Schneringer, reporter

May 16, 2017

The leadership classes host the annual Mr. OHS show on April 28. The guys compete in talent and interview portions to see who will be the next Mr.OHS. The leadership class plans the whole event. The theme this year was superheroes. One guy from each club or organization that wanted to participate...

Library implements new sign in program

Caroline Roah (11) checks into the library on May 16.

Sydney Stern, news editor

May 16, 2017

Thanks to a suggestion from the OHS leadership class, the library has implemented a new sign in/ sign out system making it easier for teachers to track their students during travel time. The Leadership class investigated how teachers are able to keep track of their students when they travel. The...

Band senior farewell concert

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

May 16, 2017

The band held its annual Senior Farewell concert on May 10. The concert opened with a trumpet trio consisting of Conrad Bucholtz (11), Colin Chapman (12), and Daniel Cormack (12). Next the Symphonic Band Jazz Band performed three pieces. After them, a trombone trio with RJ Martin (12), Lily Wozniak...

The little girl on the playground, feminism’s effects on the real world

Sydney Stern, news editor

May 16, 2017

Must not be a slut. Must not be called a whore. Must be in the kitchen. Must be modest. Must not think originally. Must not shine as bright. Must not be a nasty woman. These are not just the murmurs whispered in the hallways but the ones screamed to the world as women grow in power. It the kind of...

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