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Anonymous OHS instagram account spreads kindness

Anonymous OHS instagram account spreads kindness

Katie Counts, reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

One act. One word. One smile. One shining moment of happiness, can make a big difference in someone's life. Words that one instagram account takes to heart. Ohs_kindness is an anonymous Instagram account which aims to spread positivity by letting OHS students anonymously post kind messages about fellow...

Answers to 2 truths, 1 lie: teacher edition

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Caryn Miller (German teacher) Truth: I teach at 3 schools. (OHS, JeffCo, & German School Association of Greater St. Louis = a private school in West County.) Truth: I've been to Neuschwanstein (the castle) over 12 times. (Since I have taken over 10 school groups to Germany and everyone wants to...

Avengers: Age of Ultron disappoints

Sydney Hallett, Online Editor

May 14, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

I do not know anyone who likes superhero movies more than me. So when I went to see Avengers: Age of Ultron, I was so much in disappointment from the lack of creativity that Director Joss Whedon seemed to show in the film. The second movie in the Avengers franchise, Age of Ultron grouped back some o...

Delirium will not be forgotten

Carrie Noblitt, Profiles Editor

April 22, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

The Delirium series by Lauren Oliver was a trilogy I will not be forgetting soon. It is a dystopian, futuristic based series in which love is considered a disease, called Amor Deliria Nervosa. Like almost every other dystopian novel, the government is corrupt and some people are reluctant to give...

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” fans from slumber

Jacob King, Reporter

April 22, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, speculation and then confirmation of a new Star Wars sequel had excited and delighted Star Wars fans of many ages. However, some doubted the ability of Disney to create a worthy sequel. Now three years later, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is 241 days away...

Insurgent excites with success

Carrie Noblitt, Profiles Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

I am a firm believer that no movie compares to a book, but Insurgent was one of the closest I’ve seen. The producers, writers, directors and cast did an amazing job of keeping the movie parallel to the book through this action-packed and heart-wrenching sequel to Divergent. Through character development,...

Cinderella dances to the top

Sophie Seim, Centerspread Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo! The new Cinderella movie is now in theaters near you! The new live action Cinderella came to theaters March 13 and earned $67,877,361 on opening weekend, ranking it first in the box office. The movie features Lily James as Cinderella, Richard Madden as Prince Charming, Helena...

Phantom of the Opera Perfects

Sydney Hallett, Online Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Walking into St. Louis’ beautiful Fox Theatre on Wednesday, March 4 on Opening Night, I knew that the  US Phantom of the Opera Tour would be the best musical I would ever see. I had no doubt; I had seen several musicals before, but I was especially excited since this was absolutely one of my favorite...

The DUFF succeeds for teen viewers

Sydney Hallett, Online Editor

February 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Most high school movies tell you absolutely nothing about high school and give students unrealistic expectations about freshman through senior year. Whether students burst out into song, get in drama with the different cliques, or are run over a school bus, most movies don’t help with the eighth grader’s...

Contest; Flower Dragon

Cheyanne Bise, Design Editor

December 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Although I only saw the first How to Train Your Dragon film, I saw enough scenes from the sequel to call it my favorite. I found it absolutely amazing that DreamWorks had once again made another masterpiece of a movie and created the perfect, if not dramatically emotional, plotline for How to Train Your...

Contest; Craig Ferguson

Megan Haislar, Editor-In-Chief

December 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

This makes me slightly depressed….one of my favorite late night night shows is coming to an end this year. The Late Late Night Show with Craig Ferguson will never be the same without its lovable, hilarious, Scottish host. Ferguson announced that he will be leaving the show and possibly taking his talking...

Contest; The Hobbit

Megan Haislar, Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

I chose to include the Hobbit in the center spread, not just because it’s happening in 2014, but because I’m a geek and I love anything Tolkien. I decided the best way to represent the Hobbit was to make a silhouette of Gandalf, Bilbo, and the dwarves walking because that’s a huge chunk of the...

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