The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Protagonist Cafe is located in Soulard on 9th Street has a large selection of books, coffee, and tasty treats.

The perfect blend of coffee and literature

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2022

School can be stressful, and sometimes we have to romanticize our homework and tasks in order to have the will to complete it. After much searching, I have found the perfect spot to destress but still...

Photo courtesy of Liberty Public Schools

OHS offers Seal of Biliteracy testing to multilingual students

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2022

With over 7000 languages being actively spoken in the world today, why limit students' proficiency in just English? OHS now grants an award that recognizes multilingual students who have attained proficiency...

Kelley Akers (9) poses for a photo with Ellie Curcuru (9) after being mugged.

Getting mugged is the new in

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2022

Oakville offers a wide variety of elective courses to choose from, and it can be hard for students to be able to narrow down their top choices of what classes to take. Because of this, some classes have...

There was a total of 127 shoes donated for Soles4Souls shoe drive.

Spanish Honors Society hosts shoe drive for Soles4Souls nonprofit

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2022

As winter slowly drags forward, everyone should have a good pair of shoes to keep them warm, but some can’t afford it. One particular society at OHS took it upon themselves to help out those in need...

Board of Education members met of 12/9 to discuss COVID-19 updates in schools.

New mask mandate to go into effect after winter break

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2021

The Mehlville School District Board of Education has ruled that masks will be recommended in schools starting after winter break. The Board’s ruling also states that contact tracing and quarantine...

Parents park outside of Oakville High School to await students.

Oakville High School needs to provide crosswalk, speed limit to ensure student safety

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2021

Oakville High School provides a secure school environment for students, but school drop-off and pick-up needs to be made safer.  Students crossing Milburn Road after school in order to either walk...

OHS staff works hard to offer multiple menu options for students every day despite challenges impacting food deliveries this year.

OHS staff works around food, staff shortage

Leyla Vilic and Gray Foley October 20, 2021

Eating balanced, healthy meals is crucial to a student's ability to focus, learn and grow in the school setting, but in recent months, feeding the youth has become significantly more challenging.  Kohl...

The OHS softball field is undergoing many changes and improvements to the field itself and the dugouts.

Softball field renovation postponed from original plan

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2021

Oakville High School had made plans to renovate the softball field on campus this year, but sometimes plans don’t always go as scheduled.  With the chaos of the previous year finally dying down,...

A poster for Homecoming shows the nominees of the 2021 Homecoming Court.

OHS prepares for Homecoming outside

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

Homecoming, a classic high school tradition, will be taking place a little bit differently at OHS.  In previous years, Homecoming was held in Gym A and the Commons, there was no mask mandate and students...

Members of the GSA (Genders and Sexualities Alliance Network) during meeting.

OHS students, staff hope that school can better represent the diverse range of students

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

It is generally agreed upon that school should be a safe and uplifting environment for all students, but some non-binary, bigender and other gender identities outside the gender binary students feel like...

Mason Meinershagen (10) pole vaults at state track meet.

Meinershagen captures medals in girls state track meet, nearly wins state title

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2021

Young people are the future, they say. In Mason Meinershagen’s case, she’s paving the way for herself with a smile on her face and a vaulting pole in her hand. Meinershagen competed in the Missouri...

Michaela Gindler (11) uses her social media to spread encouragement and faith.

Gindler spreads faith on social media

Olivia Wolff, reporter May 25, 2021

Social media can often be found as a source of negativity and controversy, but for Michaela Gindler (11) she uses it to faithfully inspire others. After growing up in the church, attending PSR, and...

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