OHS says farewell to the class of 2019

OHS says farewell to the class of 2019

Jojo Labrier, reporter

June 13, 2019

The 2018-2019 school year ended on Tuesday, May 28. Less than a week later, the Class of 2019 walked across the stage at graduation. The school held its graduation ceremony June 2 at St. Louis University’s Chaifetz Arena. This was the first time OHS has held graduation at this facility. The au...

OHS students place in National French Exam

OHS students place in National French Exam

Mac Cooper, reporter

May 23, 2019

Some students took the national foreign language comprehensive test to be evaluated on their knowledge on the language they are studying at OHS. On March 28, 16 students took the French test, overall with a positive outcome. Three earned high rankings. Ellie West (9) ranked seventh in the local c...

Wilke receives $1,000 scholarship

Wilke receives $1,000 scholarship

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

May 17, 2019

The Elks Club presents scholarships each year to students from several South County high schools. This year the OHS scholarship was awarded to Chloe Wilke. The high schools the Elks Club looks at are Mehlville, Oakville, Hancock, and Notre Dame. One student is awarded the title per school. The Elks Clu...

OHS weight room ready for renovations

OHS weight room ready for renovations

Davin Smith, reporter

April 11, 2019

After 18 years, the OHS weight room is in the planning stage of a huge update. The room has been in the school for about two decades and the equipment is even older. The plan is to fundraise about $30,000 and pay Show Me Weight to provide new equipment to the weight room, which will also help crea...

Blanchard rewarded with once in a lifetime scholarship

Blanchard rewarded with once in a lifetime scholarship

Kayleigh Tritschler, reporter

April 9, 2019

Out of 50,000 applicants to Purdue University only a handful get a chance to receive the Steven C. Beering Scholarship. After writing eight essays and giving an interview, Caitlin Blanchard was awarded this scholarship. “The odds were less than 1 percent,” said Blanchard. “It was a lot of e...

OHS choir and band students go to state

OHS choir and band students go to state

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2019

Music students from across the St. Louis area participated in the District Solo and Ensemble festival, and 18 OHS choir events and 13 band events were eligible to move on to State. Band and choir students performed at Districts on March 9 at Parkway Central High School. The students moving on to s...

OHS students recognized at South Tech

OHS students recognized at South Tech

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

February 18, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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.   ...

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