Strickland wraps up stellar career with numerous post-season honors

Ella Strickland celebrating with her teammates after hitting a double in the district semifinal game against Jackson on Oct. 15. Strickland was one of only two players from St. Louis County to be named Class 5 all-state.
November 20, 2020

Ella Strickland (12) has been a starter on the OHS softball team since she made varsity as a freshman.  “We asked so much of her coming in as a freshman. She played right field for us and came...

Ward’s appreciation of diversity helps her become a kind, inspiring teacher

Mr. and Mrs. Ward celebrate diversity on all paths of life.
November 19, 2020

Long before she stood in front of eager high school students as a teacher of literature and language, Mrs. Ashley Ward was severely bullied. Once perceived as a shy and introverted person, Mrs. Ward...

Around OHS 11-18-20

November 18, 2020

This is the second broadcast of the 2020-2021 school year at Oakville High School. This edition of Around OHS features stories on the free lunch and breakfast program and the school's public address announcer...

Around OHS 10-14-20

November 18, 2020

This is the first broadcast of the 2020-2021 school year at Oakville High School. Hosted by Katie Leeker and Abby Rudd, this show features a special story on the leadership class working with the freshman...

A+ Tutoring changes the way its program works

Alex Odom (11) tutors for the A+ program in the library.
November 18, 2020

Change is something that all students and staff in the Mehlville School District are trying to adapt to this school year. Some of these changes have involved the A+ Program.  The program has worked...

OHS students return to school in the blended model

Students in Mr. Ben Knol's fifth block American Government class participate in a Gimkit activity during the first week of in-person classes at OHS.
November 10, 2020

With OHS students returning to school in a blended model, many changes have been made to the typical school schedule.  Students are separated into cohorts by last names; A-K is Cohort A and L-Z...

Football Tigers come up short in mistake-filled game against Parkway South

Quarterback Jacobi Woods (12) loses the snap from center on this play late in the fourth quarter of Thursday's (Nov. 5) 21-14 loss to Parkway South. The Patriots recovered this fumble and scored the game-winning touchdown on the very next play.
November 9, 2020

The varsity football Tigers came out of their “inflatable” helmet Thursday night (Nov. 5) and quickly grabbed momentum against the visiting Parkway South Patriots.  Looking for their first...

Cheerleaders land on their feet after restrictions lifted

Seniors Vicky Riordan  and Emma Lutker cheer for the football team on their senior night.
November 9, 2020

After persevering through social distancing restrictions, OHS cheerleaders are now wrapping up their fall season, despite it being an odd one. However, according to Varsity Cheer coach Rebecca Bruning,...

NHS officers turn Trick-or-Treat Tuesday to teacher goodie bags

 Sophie Kettenbrink (12) helps NHS make goodie bags for teachers on Oct. 28. “I’m not too much of an artsy person, but I loved being back and doing something small I feel can make a big impact on lives,
October 30, 2020

Almost every year, NHS members put together a Trick-or-Treat Tuesday event for children around the community. This year, the plan was to have a drive-thru for kids. The cars would pull up to several stations...

New classes adjust to different learning formats

Mackenzie Deutschmann (12) rides her princess bike for the Adventure and Outdoor Pursuits class.
October 30, 2020

Oakville teachers are excited to be back at school in-person after using the first nine weeks of school to make the virtual classroom as creative as possible.  With both staff and students adjusting...

Oakville volleyball endures a season full of rules and regulations

OHS volleyball celebrates winning a point against Mehlville on Oct. 29.
October 30, 2020

Imagine playing your favorite high school sport without any fans. The OHS volleyball team knows what this is like.  Due to COVID restrictions, the team played its first five matches without spectators...

Volleyball wins second consecutive district championship

After winning 3-0 against Mehlville Panters, OHS volleyball celebrates their big district win.
October 30, 2020

Although the season has been short and unusual, it has not stopped the varsity girls volleyball team from performing brilliantly on the court. The girls won the Class 5 District 2 championship and improved...

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