French Club raises money for Doctors Without Borders

French Club raises money for Doctors Without Borders

Preston Ocello, reporter

March 2, 2018

French Club is known for its parties with French foods, playing games, watching movies, and raising awareness. The club meets towards the beginning and end of each month, and on Feb. 26 they began another Doctors Without Borders campaign to raise awareness for third world countries. “I think it’s...

Key club gives back to community

Key club gives back to community

Maddy McClure, reporter

March 1, 2018

As OHS Key Club members walk into The Center of Clayton pool, they are greeted with many smiles from individuals, who despite their disabilities, enjoy making new friends. Several times this year, Key Club students have worked with Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN) St. Louis, a non-profit, volunteer-led...

Popular play comes to town

Popular play comes to town

Tad Bast, reporter

February 20, 2018

Anyone who saw last semester’s play, “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet,” will remember its bright colors and fun. This semester's play is sure to provide a stark contrast. The OHS Theatre Department began production for the spring play, “Our Town,” on Jan. 22. Actors and crew members...

Teachers travel from room to room

Preston Ocello, reporter

February 20, 2018

Mrs. Amy Crean and Mrs. Katie Heurung (Wolf) are both roommates. No they don’t share an apartment, they share a classroom. Mrs. Crean only travels during her planning period and proceeds to the teacher workroom, library, and the English office as her preference. Mrs. Crean said, “I find that,...

Sophia Martino has had a big year

Sophia Martino has had a big year

Mckenzie Knapp, sports editor

February 2, 2018

After being named homecoming queen in September, Sophia Martino (12) continues to make her senior year one to remember. Martino has recently been named Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) state ambassador. She will be making public appearances to spread awareness for spinal diseases, including Spinal ...

Crawford reaches for the stars

Crawford reaches for the stars

Christina Meier, reporter

January 29, 2018

Apparently, the force is with Justin Crawford (9). After seeing a Star Wars movie with his dad back in 2012, Crawford saw droids on display that were built by the St. Louis R2 Builders Group, and he and his dad were inspired to start building a droid of their own. “We were really interested,...

Winter guard returns with sucess

Winter guard returns with sucess

Lexi Onder, reporter

January 29, 2018

After being inactive in recent years, winter guard has returned. And, in their first competition of 2018, the group performed well. The OHS winter guard placed first in its division and had the highest score of the day at the Mascoutah, IL competition on Saturday, Jan. 27. “I think we did amazing...

Drama students attend ThesCon

Drama students attend ThesCon

Tad Bast, reporter

January 23, 2018

Theatre students from across Missouri gathered Jan. 11-13 for the Missouri Thespian Conference at the Marriott Grand Hotel in downtown St. Louis. OHS sent 12 theatre students. The conference, commonly known as ThesCon, is put on every year by the Missouri chapter of the International Thespian Society....

Collins ranks nationally in archery

Collins ranks nationally in archery

Sophia Indelicato and Tad Bast

December 21, 2017

It isn’t a shot in the dark that Steven Collins (12) is a successful archer. He is currently ranked second in the world. Originally, the sport was just something fun for Collins. Eleven years ago, Collins’s church, South County Baptist, bought bows to begin an archery program. His instructor was...

Two musicians make all-state

Two musicians make all-state

Sophia Indelicato, reporter

December 21, 2017

Thousands of students tried out for the All-State Band and Orchestra on Dec. 2 at Hickman High School in Columbia, MO. For the second year in a row, two OHS students made it. Six members of the OHS band auditioned for All-State. Conrad Bucholtz (12) and Colin Akers (10) made it in the orchestra and...

Robotics competes in first meet

Robotics competes in first meet

Nicole Neher, copy editor

December 19, 2017

The members of Oakville Robotics team 9328 stood around the field proudly watching as the robot they’d been working on for months functioned perfectly. The first robotics meet of the year was held on Dec. 9 at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood. The two OHS teams, 9328 and 9612, were up late...

STUCO sweetens finals cramming

STUCO sweetens finals cramming

Maddy McClure, reporter

December 13, 2017

The past three years Student Council (STUCO) has been holding an event called Cookies, Cocoa, and Cramming for students to relax with their friends, while studying for finals. This year STUCO will host this event again on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 2:30-4p.m. in the cafeteria. “I think that most students...

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