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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


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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


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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


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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...

Neeley’s science class creates balloon cars

Neeley’s science class creates balloon cars

Megan Diel, reporter

November 15, 2017


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The students in physical science took over the halls recently to race their balloon cars. Mrs. Jackie Neeley’s class tested Newton's three laws on Nov. 9. The laws tested were 1) objects in motion tend to stay in motion and objects at rest tend to stay at rest unless (acted) upon by an unbalanced...

Yearbook walks through their spread gallery

Yearbook walks through their spread gallery

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

October 27, 2017


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Students in first block yearbook spent the beginning of their class period on Oct. 26 completing a yearbook spread gallery walk. The yearbook editors in chief, Sierra Uko (12) and Rachel Delgado (12), hung up printed copies of the yearbook spread drafts on the walls of the hallway outside Room 234....

Spanish National Honor Society sells shirts to benefit victims of natural disasters

Spanish National Honor Society sells shirts to benefit victims of natural disasters

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

October 11, 2017


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Students in Spanish National Honor Society are teaming together to sell shirts that are available to be purchased by students in all levels of Spanish classes. The money that is raised will be donated to help those affected by recent hurricane damage in Puerto Rico. The shirts will be light blue and...

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