Athletes give back

Athletes give back

Emily Lansford, Reporter

February 16, 2011

In recent years, pickleball has caused quite a craze at OHS due to the competitiveness of the sport. Several students come to class decked out in their best athletic wear and sweatbands to prepare for their match. Because of the fun and competitiveness of the sport, John Thomas (12) and Marc Torbit (12)...

Two OHS students perform at All-State Band Competition

Two OHS students perform at All-State Band Competition

Elise Wagener, Managing Editor

February 14, 2011

Members of the Missouri All-State band performed at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Lake of the Ozarks on Jan. 29. Two students represented OHS in the performance: clarinet player Mike Reynolds (12) and bari saxophone player Alex Mathews (11). OHS has seen many great musicians throughout the years, but Mathews...

Chaseblue wins Battle of the Bands again

Chaseblue wins Battle of the Bands again

Haley Boeschen, Reporter

January 21, 2011

For the second year in a row, Chaseblue was named winner of the annual OHS Battle of the Bands on Jan 19. The band took home an Applebees gift card along with the satisfaction of coming out on top once again. Chaseblue features OHS student Tyler Schaeffer (11) and graduates Derek Baker and Miles Johnson. “We’ve...

Edwards is recognized in Sports Illustrated

Edwards is recognized in Sports Illustrated

Andy Fernandez, Sports Editor

November 23, 2010

Softball pitcher Remy Edwards (12) was recognized in the November issue of a nationwide magazine, Sports Illustrated (SI). Edwards was in the “Faces in the Crowd” section which is dedicated to amateur student athletes. Top performers from any sport are chosen from candidates that are submitted...

Student makes All Suburban High School Honors Orchestra

Student makes All Suburban High School Honors Orchestra

Shellie McIver, Reporter

November 16, 2010

Nervous about her audition, Marissa Sheppard (10) was the first student from OHS to make the All Suburban High School Honors Orchestra. The All Suburban High School Honors Orchestra is an orchestra consisting of students from different high schools in the St. Louis area. The orchestra only has three...

Meyer gets her shot

Meyer gets her shot

Kaitlyn Steiger, Reporter

November 8, 2010

Hardworking, driven and inspiring are only a few words to describe Amy Meyer. But something you may not know about Meyer is she has had Type One Diabetes for eleven years. This, 2010 OHS graduate is currently attending Truman State University. She loves college and is already leaving marks in science....

Marching band update and upcoming events

Rachel Koenen, Reporter

October 4, 2010

The OHS Marching Band recently went to the Bands of America (BOA) Regional Competition in Louisville, KY. They competed against some of the best bands in America from Missouri, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Illinois. Although OHS did not make top ten, Band Director Mr. Vance Brakefield is pleased...

Another Lieberoff joins OHS

Rachel Koenen, Reporter

September 17, 2010

Last year was Mrs. Jen Lieberoff’s first year teaching at OHS. Now, the 2010 school year brings her spouse and previous OMS teacher, Mr. Brett Lieberoff, to the OHS community. Mr. Lieberoff teaches Health while Mrs. Lieberoff teaches Spanish I and II. The two are usually in completely different...

Oakville steps for school spirit

Hannah Church, Reporter

September 16, 2010

OHS introduces a new club expected to raise school spirit: Tiger Step.  Meetings are held once every other week with Mrs. Bekki Kirchhofer as the sponser. Tamaja Gholston (12) and India Duff (12) founded Tiger Step to help promote school spirit.  “We wanted to show something that wasn’t very...

Freshmen twins add to a talented, veteran cross country team

Emily Lansford, Reporter

September 15, 2010

Coach Mike Bishop has extremely high expectations for the boys cross country team this upcoming season due to the immense amount of experience returning and the two valuable additions to team. Two year state qualifier Jake Bast (11) had a fantastic season last year, placing 18th in state. Also, Ervin...

Drama ‘seussifies” and “zombifies” Shakespeare

Michelle Ocello, Editor in Chief

September 5, 2010

During Nov. 17-19, the OHS Drama department will showcase a double feature: “I Hate Shakespeare” and “The Seussification Of Romeo and Juliet”. “I Hate Shakespeare” gives a rundown of all of Shakespeare’s many classics with a modern twist including zombies, talking cows and more. “The...

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