The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Sam Girard (10) and Olivia Lutker (11) practice their play entitled American Gladiator Housewives, for the second virtural play

Drama hosts second virtual play of unusual school year

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator May 5, 2021

Drama club hosts their second live virtual play entitled Oakville Night Live on May 7 at 7. Unlike their last play, “Bad Auditions on Camera,” Oakville Night Live is composed of five comedic pieces,...

OHS Science teacher Daniel Wrangler gets his first Moderna vaccination shot at OHS vaccination event

OHS holds vaccination event for MSD faculty

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator April 19, 2021

On March 19, employees of the Mehlville School District gathered in OHS’ very own Gym B to get their first COVID-19 vaccination shot. “Mehlville School District Head Nurse Jen Ahearn contacted...

The Casting Director, Cassandra Ludwig (12), performs for this years fall play Bad Auditions on Camera in a room separate from other actors. This is the first year OHS drama club has produced a virtual play.

Drama produces a ‘pandemic play’ with “Bad Auditions on Camera”

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator January 30, 2021

For the first time ever, the OHS drama department has produced a “livestream” play. With the complication of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cast and crew could not present the usual in-person play like...

Grant Cracchiolo (12) helps John Carnaghi (10) in the commons to figure out where his classes are on the first day of school. “It was very humbling helping people navigate the school,” said Cracchiolo, “because beforehand I myself had to know the layout. It took more preparation than I thought after reviewing the map because I was scared I would tell people to go the wrong way.”

Leadership students help others with the return to school

Jack Butchart, reporter October 28, 2020

With OHS students returning to in-person learning, the leadership class has stepped up to help students navigate the first days of school.  The Leadership class, taught by Mrs. Laura Bishop and...

Kaylene Nguyen (11) secures the lacrosse ball in her stick at a game versus Clayton.

Could Coronavirus affect Spring Sports?

Avery Neal and Davin Smith March 13, 2020

On March 13, OHS spring sports athletes still had lots of speculation regarding cancellation of games and practices due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Rumors included postponement of games until the beginning...

Angela Elguezabal (12) is guarded by a Cor Jesu defensemen as she dribbles the ball closer to the basket.

Boys and Girls Basketball End Their Season in District Finals

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator March 11, 2020

Boys and girls basketball were hoping to make history March 6 at Vianney High School in the championship games of the district tournament. The girls were going for their second district title in the...

Members of the OHS Speech and Debate team pose for a picture

Speech and Debate sends large group to district competition at Ladue

Damon Deemie, reporter March 5, 2020

Out of the greater St. Louis area and Jefferson City, OHS has more entries than all but five schools in the upcoming Missouri State High School Activities Association district competition this Friday and...

Lejla Suskic (12) and Nora Ovchiyan (12) prepare for the spring play, being preformed in the OHS Drama Department March 4-6

Drama performs two one-act plays

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2020

The set is painted, lines memorized, and the lights are up. Spring plays “Who Calls?” and “A Game” will be performed at the Oakville Drama Center this week.   The plays open Wednesday,...

Mason Meinershagen (9) smiling after her fifth place at the state dive competition.

OHS Diver places fifth at State Championships

Grace Foley, Reporter March 2, 2020

 OHS diver Mason Meinershagen (9) had no idea what to expect for her first season of high school diving. However, she ended up on a podium at the Missouri Girls Swimming and Diving State Championships. “I...

OHS Boys Hockey poses in the locker room after winning against Westminster 4-1, advancing to play at Enterprise Center on March 11.

Oakville hockey heads to Enterprise

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor March 2, 2020

We're going to Enterprise Center!  That's what the Oakville hockey players were shouting as they won the biggest game of their high school career. With time winding down and the Oakville players...

Connor Inman (11) and Abby Degeare (12) pose wit the art pieces they chose for the office.

Art students select unique paintings from STL Art Fair

Bonnie Niedermann, reporter February 27, 2020

OHS is home to many pieces of art. The main office is even adorned with spectacular paintings from professional artists. But it wasn’t anyone in the office who was behind the palette.  Two OHS...

Students in Miss. Betzs classroom sit on the new chairs as they learn.

OHS pilots new approach to traditional classrooms

Ellie West, reporter February 27, 2020

OHS has begun to see the impact of an educational movement that has been changing the way that classrooms around the country look and function.  These new “pilot classrooms” incorporate flexible...

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