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OHS students recognized at South Tech

OHS students recognized at South Tech

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Students at South Tech don’t just get hands-on experience in their desired career; some also get recognition for their accomplishments. On Jan. 25, Sam Buckel (12) and Deshawn Hoffmann (12) traveled to the Missouri Welding Institute in Nevada, Missouri for the 9th annual welding competition. Both recei...

OHS runners recognized for academics

OHS runners recognized for academics

Joey Miller, reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Academics, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

OHS cross country runners have been recognized for academic excellence.   Six OHS student athletes, Emma Mueller (12), Mackenzie Montandon (11), Olivia Witte (9), Jack Parcell (11), Drew Elza (10) and Alex Sullivan (12) were selected for Academic All State in Cross Country. “I’m very pro...

OHS singers make all-state

OHS singers make all-state

Christina Meier, editor-in-chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under Academics, News, Top Stories

OHS choir continues to make their mark on Missouri. Eight OHS singers have earned a spot in the Missouri All-State choir. 13 OHS choir students made the All-Suburban choir, and had the opportunity to audition for the Missouri All-State choir. Only 16 choir students from the St. Louis area make the All-Sta...

ANP receives new structure

ANP receives new structure

Mac Cooper, reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Students are familiar with how ANP (Academic Network Period) works: kids go to their class and at 9:05, they can go to their teachers and get help, go the library or work on other school projects. But this school year, administrators have brought change to ANP: OHS has introduced ANP Seminars. The purpo...

FCCLA cooks up changes

FCCLA cooks up changes

Lydia Manning, reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

With 32 members, FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) is larger than ever. With the new size comes new changes for the Family and Consumer Science Club. “We’re changing everything this year,” says FCCLA sponsor Ms. Jaime Daughaday. “We are definitely learning as we grow....

Teachers innovate teaching techniques

Teachers innovate teaching techniques

Bethany Hagan, reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Certain teachers are taking a different approach on their teaching styles this school year. Sarah Hartmann, along with 15 other teachers are apart of the Discovery Education Innovators. The three year program focuses on getting teachers to think differently about their teaching approach.   ...

Mueller earns spot on Federal Reserve Student Board of Directors

Mueller earns spot on Federal Reserve Student Board of Directors

Christina Meier, editor-in-chief

September 26, 2018


Filed under Academics, News, Top Stories

One OHS student is getting a unique opportunity to gain real world experience for her career. Emma Mueller (12) is one of 18 students from the St. Louis area chosen to serve on the Federal Reserve Student Board of Directors. Mueller first learned about this opportunity while on a field trip with her AP...

Allen earns scholarship to Germany

Allen earns scholarship to Germany

Lexi Onder, reporter

May 21, 2018


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

OHS German student Morgan Allen (11) won an experience of a lifetime that no other OHS students have before. German teacher Caryn Miller nominated Allen for the German National Honor Society scholarship for a trip to Germany. And she won. “I have never nominated a student for the award before,...

Spanish IV students express their favorite Spanish words

Spanish IV students express their favorite Spanish words

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

If you took a language for four years, would you be able to pick your favorite word? Spanish IV students had the opportunity to share their favorite Spanish word in their “Mi palabra favorita” project that was due this week (April 17-18). “My favorite word is belleza, which means beauty,”...

Creative minds shine bright for final art projects

Creative minds shine bright for final art projects

Kyle Genthon, reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Ceramics, the class where you get your hands and clothes covered in clay. Sewing, the class where you stitch to your heart’s desire. Ms. Alexandra Heyl, one of the ceramics teachers at OHS, has given her 6th and 8th block classes an opportunity to show their creativity. As part of their final grades...

Art classes display projects in library

Art classes display projects in library

Megan Diel, reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

OHS art teacher Ms. Alexandra Heyl is happy when the entire school can see her students’ work. That is why her ceramics and 3D art students’ projects have been displayed in the library. “I wanted to display the art in the library so that students could see what we do in the Art Department,”...

Spanish students perform in wax museum

Spanish students perform in wax museum

Preston Ocello, reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Spanish teacher Sra. Meghan King utilized her students to dress up and form a “wax museum” in the library on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. “The wax museum offers lower levels of Spanish the opportunity to speak more fluently,” King said. The wax museum was a project that allowed students in Spanish...

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