The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


My mom and I on my first day of 8th grade.

Grieving and Growing up

Grace Foley, Reporter March 6, 2023

According to Judishouse, 1 in 11 children will experience the loss of a parent or sibling by the time they are 18. Grief will eventually ripple its way through all of our lives, but it is especially hard...

Tips to take on finals

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2017

Although winter break is right around the corner, we OHS students still have one major barrier to get over until we are free for first semester: finals. Finals often bring a lot of extra stress for...

Eye on the Prize

Lauren Gianino, Reporter May 23, 2014

This is the time of year where students begin to stop caring, give up, lose focus, and much more. Students are not mentally here anymore, just physically. But, in reality, this is the most important time...

Let the search for summer jobs begin

A, Advice Columnist May 5, 2014

As school comes to an end and summer begins the job hunt is on the rise. Finding a job during the school year is tough enough, now that summer is here all the colleges kids are moving back home, and...

Just Breathe

Megan Haislar, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2014

Stress can be completely real and crippling for a lot of people, and can impact their lives and the lives of those close to them. Sometimes there are simple things that you can do to reduce your stress...

Crazy Memory

Megan Haislar, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2014

If you’re in high school, chances are you’ve got a test right around the corner. Instead of stressing out about it and cramming at the last minute to try and remember all the little details, try following...

… and the countdown begins

A, Advice Columnist February 6, 2014

Two full weeks left until cupid hits! My word to the wise this week is to take time for you! Being single is only opportunity to focus on yourself. If I have learned anything in the 18 years I have spent...

Distracting Yourself

A, Advice Columnist January 27, 2014

The beginning of February is right around the corner and everyone knows that there are two important aspects of this month: the cold weather and Valentines day. The next three weeks are going to be long...

Dealing with the Green Eyed Monster

A, Advice Columnist January 24, 2014

One month and counting! I hope last weekend you let your hair down and had some fun with your friends. These past couple of weeks my twitter feed has been blowing up with lovey dovey tweets. Now being...

Single and proud

Single and proud

A, Advice Columnist January 17, 2014

Alright ladies it is about that time to start counting down to the most miserable day of the year to be single. Valentines Day. I think this year we should take each week by stride and be PROUD to be single....

Finals are Finally Here…Now What?

A, Advice Columnist December 16, 2013

It is that time of the year again! As the temperature starts to drop the struggle to get grades up begins to rise. Everyone at OHS is dreading this week: finals. If you are a returning Oakville student...

Guide to a successful new years resolution

Guide to a successful new year’s resolution

Dalvin Parker, Online Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2013

It’s December, the year is almost over. Everyone is concerned with holidays that are coming up. One thing everyone is excited for is the New Year, but with the new year comes a new years resolution....

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