OHS named 33rd best school in MO

Isabella Thebeau, Reporter

May 24, 2019

OHS has been ranked the 33rd best Missouri school by the U. S. News and World Reports. The schools are ranked by how many AP and Dual credit courses are offered. “Our curriculum here at school is very good.” said OHS College & Career Counselor, Mr. Stephen King. “Part of the criteria...

TSA make Joplin, MO state competition

TSA students receive their awards in the OHS library.

Kaitlyn Blanton, News Editor

May 24, 2019

TSA (Technology Students Association) at OHS participated in state competition on April 16-17 in Joplin, MO. Multiple students placed high in their events -- and some even placed first. OHS students competed in  CAD (Computer-Aided Drafting) Architecture, Architectural Design, On-Demand Video, and Pho...

Auer leads students in javelin

Kiya Conners (12) and Miya Minor (9) on the track.

Isabella Thebeau, Reporter

May 24, 2019

Alivia Auer (12) participates in a unique sport that’s fairly new to OHS. The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about 2.5 m in length, is thrown. Auer started track in middle school, but didn’t compete in javelin until last year. “We just got it last year, an...

Four OHS students place in sectionals

James Drennan (11), Oliver Right (11), Andrew Ellis (11) and Travis Herrick (11) make sectionals at Crown Pointe Golf Course on April 29.

Bethany Hagan, reporter

May 23, 2019

Despite a losing record in their dual matches, varsity golf still had some success. Four players, James Drennan (11), Oliver Right (11), Andrew Ellis (11), and Travis Herrick (11) advanced to sectionals on April 29 at Crown Pointe Golf Course. Ellis and Right just missed the cut for state. “It ...

Four OHS students make it to American Legion

Adam Leeker (11), Nathan Wooddell (11), Hunter Iffland (11), and Andrew Carter (11) make it in to the America Legion Boys State.

Jordan Beseda, Reporter

May 15, 2019

Every year nearly 1,000 high school students from all around Missouri are chosen to take part in a highly respected program focused on the education of the federal government. This year, four of these students are from OHS. Andrew Carter (11), Hunter Iffland (11), Adam Leeker (11), and Nathan Wooddel...

Bui shares magic talents with OHS

Jacob Bui (12) showing his magic talents to fellow classmates.

Joey Miller, Reporter

May 9, 2019

Whether it’s in the classroom, hallway or cafeteria, Jacob Bui (12) always knows how to bring excitement to a crowd. Everywhere he goes Bui carries a deck of cards with him, always prepared to shock and amaze students. Bui is wrapping up his time at OHS, he will be graduating at the end of this ...

Lacrosse returns for successful year

Gabby McMurry (10) craddles the ball

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator

May 9, 2019

For its second year, OHS Girls Lacrosse has made a successful encore, this time with two teams. “Our season is going extremely well,” said captain Lexi Seawel (12) “The scores might not show it, but us as a team have grown significantly.” Last year, the lacrosse team had only one team. T...

Prom court announced

Prom court announced

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

The six senior boys and six senior girls who will be in the prom court for the 2019 school year have been chosen. The boys nominated are Jacob AuBuchon, Quinn Toennis, Christian Boll, Thomas Purschke, and Andrew Phillips The girls who are running are Jaelyn Compton, Grace Porterfield, Grace Bellovich, K...

Boys tennis prepare for districts

Boys tennis prepare for districts

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

With the end of their regular season at hand, boys tennis looks to end things on a high note. Currently, the team has a record of 3-5, with districts beginning today. The boys have been practicing a lot, and have been working hard to make sure they go far in the postseason.    “We’re...

Ally McClung raises awareness for veterans

Ally McClung raises awareness for veterans

Isabella Thebeau, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Ally McClung (12) is in the STL CAPS program, more specifically in the Medical and Healthcare strand. It allows high school seniors to find a profession. In the Medical and Healthcare program, McClung was challenged to choose a cause that she was passionate about. She had to finish three component...

Tiger Tots are back!

Tiger Tots are back!

Iyanna Robinson, Reporter

May 3, 2019

You’d think it’s strange to hear 4 and 5 year olds in the hallway of a high school. But for the OHS students this is something they are used to everytime around this year? The Child Development II students welcomed the Tiger Tots on April 3. Every year child development students get the cha...

Preparation for Prom

The 2018 OHS prom

Christina Prince, reporter

May 2, 2019

Prom is around the corner. This year, it is located at the Double Tree by Hilton in Chesterfield. The theme for this prom is Hollywood. Prom starts at 7 p.m. and it ends at 11 p.m. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Coronation will be announced at 8:15 p.m. Students ...

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