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 students. On top of taking tests in every single class, these tests count for a higher percent of our...

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 of the year! Students need to remember that there is only one week left and giving it their all...

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 are competing for jobs. If you want a job that is not a fast food restaurant, it is going to require...

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 and balance your life before you end up on Dr. Phil. The main thing you have to understand about ...

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 this one little tip: picture it. The mind is a very complex machine, and so is memory. However, by...

… 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 on this planet, it is that you have to be optimistic, you may or may not ever be truly happy with ...

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 and boring. What we single women do when we are sitting around bored? We think about everything, ...

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 the single and independent woman I am, seeing all these girls gush over their boyfriends i only one t...

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. There are five weeks until the dreaded Valentines day so I will be giving you five tips on how ...

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 you know how the week goes; stress, stress, stress and cram, cram, cram. The one key to acing finals? ...

Guide to a successful new year’s 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. Everyone has at least one for the upcoming year. Maybe it’ll be losing some weight or studying more ...

Get out, get involved

A, Advice Columnist

December 2, 2013

Ever since students have gotten privileges, joining clubs and being involved has been more common amongst our student body. For some of us, getting involved is more difficult than for others and finding an activity that you actually enjoy can be a struggle. Before you start your search for any club, you...

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