Many students have been into the guidance office this year with increased need for mental health help.

Schools need to provide more mental health care

Leyla Vilic, reporter February 24, 2021

As the world engages in a fearful fight against coronavirus and other problems that plague society today, the precarious state of students’ mental health around the nation is steadily declining.  Some...

Mrs. Dianna Bowcock gets ready to hand out breakfast snacks to students. Students get free breakfast and lunch everyday this school year.

Free breakfast and lunch at OHS helps students with their stressful year

Ava Hounsom, reporter February 19, 2021

With a worldwide pandemic going on, students are mentally and emotionally exhausted. Some students struggle with online learning, restrictions on sports, quarantine, etc. With so much commotion going on...

The team skates over to console Brandon Dlugos after a 5-3 loss to Duchene. Dlugos finished his season 4th in the St Louis area in saves.

Hockey season comes up short in playoffs

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor February 19, 2021

Despite a 1-15 record in the regular season, the Oakville hockey team had a chance to turn its season around in the playoffs. On Jan.29, OHS hockey started its playoff run with a 5-3 loss to Lindbergh...

Melisa Vilic  (12) sitting amongst her many acceptance letters. She will be going to WashU on a full ride scholarship.

Vilic earns full ride to Washington University

Leyla Vilic, reporter February 18, 2021

The college admissions process is stressful and tedious under normal circumstances, and even worse when seniors are expected to apply during a pandemic.  New restrictions, limits on students' applications,...

After singing the song “Loud and Heavy,” Gavin Sandvoss (11) was the winner in the high school competition.

Despite restrictions, students perform in Oakville’s Got Talent

Olivia Wolff February 18, 2021

Even with the many restrictions the event required due to the COVID pandemic, OHS was still able to host Oakville’s Got Talent on Feb. 12 at Nottelmann Auditorium. Ms. Ruth Carter, assistant choir...

Abigail Funkhouser (11) showing her junior ring she received on Feb. 11 during ANP in Gym B. She was also named the one Most Likely to Become President of the United States

Junior ring dance looks different for ‘22

Jack Butchart, reporter February 12, 2021

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, OHS juniors were unable to have a traditional junior ring dance. However, the school wanted to do something special for the Class of 2022. With quick thinking, school administration...

Katie Seithel (12) holding up the climate sign for Care about Climate.

Determined to succeed, Seithel pushes to be her best

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster January 27, 2021

Almost a year ago, Katie Seithel (12) took the ACT test and got a 34. Five months later, she took it again, but only to score another 34.  In the eyes of many students and teachers a 34 is a great...

Ms. Cassity on the medal stand her senior year of high school when she and her partner won the state tennis doubles championship for Clayton High School.

Cassity uses past experiences for teaching at OHS

Olivia Wolff January 14, 2021

As a high school student, Ms. Connor Cassity went through a difficult period of her life that caused her to go through many changes. This included moving schools and homes for personal reasons.  After...

“I did this look on Halloween (10/31/19) and including my base makeup, it took 2 hours to complete,” said Neely.

Neely faces the world with courage

Jack Butchart, reporter January 14, 2021

As someone who describes herself as a quiet individual, her face tells a different story. Shannon Neely is a senior at OHS who spends a lot of time working on her intricate designs — on her face.  “To...

Mr. Jeff Kuchno's third block broadcast class participates in his

Keeping cameras on during class can benefit students during virtual learning

Morgan Herrick, reporter December 24, 2020

During this time of virtual learning, it’s common for students to want to sit behind their screens at home with mics muted and cameras off. The tiger heads that show when a student shuts off the camera...

The  Madrigal Singers present their first virtual dinner theatre, a show called

Madrigal Singers Dinner Theatre Christmas tradition goes virtual

Emma Borage, reporter December 19, 2020

Although this holiday season may be different for everyone, the OHS Madrigal Singers have found a way to spread holiday cheer virtually with the MADS Dinner Theatre. Traditionally, the MADS choir puts...

Around OHS 12-18-20

December 18, 2020

This is the third broadcast of the 2020-2021 school year at Oakville High School. This show features stories on Intervention Time, students who work at a local frozen custard stand, and holiday...

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