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Journalism students recognized at National Journalism Convention

Journalism students recognized at National Journalism Convention

Preston Ocello, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Of the over 2,000 students who participated in write-off contests, only 814 received awards at the National High School Journalism Convention Nov. 1-3 in Chicago. And seven of those awards went to OHS students . Kristin Kuchno (12) received a superior award, the highest possible rating, for Yearb...

Allen qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Allen qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Every year, students across the country compete for National Merit Scholarship recognition. These students receive the highest scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Morgan Allen (12) was recently named a semifinalist. “Whenever I found out, I was bursting with...

OHS dances “Under the Sea”

OHS dances “Under the Sea”

Christina Meier, editor-in-chief

October 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

OHS students journeyed “Under the Sea” for the Homecoming dance on Saturday, Sept. 29. Students came for a night filled with music, dancing, and chatting with peers while the commons was decked out in ocean-themed decorations. At 8:30 pm, the students gathered below the stage as their 2018 Homeco...

OHS celebrates HoCo week

OHS celebrates HoCo week

Lydia Manning, reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

  A week of beautiful weather helped Oakville celebrated another successful homecoming. Homecoming was kicked off with Spirit Week, with spirit days including pajama day, camo day, 80’s workout day, USA day, and Hawaiian day. “80’s workout day was my favorite day because it was origi...

OHS partners with Chick-fil-A for birthday treat

OHS partners with Chick-fil-A for birthday treat

JoJo LaBrier, reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

A new partnership with a local restaurant has OHS students feeling satisfied on their birthdays. OHS has partnered with Chick-fil-A to honor kids on their birthdays, and help with Chick-fil-A's business. Mr. Jason Buatte, OHS assistant principal, set up the sponsorship by contacting Chick-fil-a ...

Mueller earns spot on Federal Reserve Student Board of Directors

Mueller earns spot on Federal Reserve Student Board of Directors

Christina Meier, editor-in-chief

September 26, 2018


Filed under Academics, News, Top Stories

One OHS student is getting a unique opportunity to gain real world experience for her career. Emma Mueller (12) is one of 18 students from the St. Louis area chosen to serve on the Federal Reserve Student Board of Directors. Mueller first learned about this opportunity while on a field trip with her AP...

OHS replaces turf for first time in 11 years

OHS replaces turf for first time in 11 years

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Over the summer, Oakville High School replaced its football field with new turf for the 2018-2019 school year. The last time that the field surface was replaced was in 2007, so school district officials knew it was time for a change. “First and foremost, technology and turf fiber and the chemist...

Jones travels to Spain

Jones travels to Spain

Kayleigh Tritschler, reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Receiving a Gold on his Level 4 exam during his junior year was just the start of being able to take a trip to Spain for Connor Jones (12). After many tasks, Jones was selected into the finalist pool and then picked as one of the 24 students in the United States who was able to go on a fully pai...

OHS announces Homecoming festivities

OHS announces Homecoming festivities

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Homecoming week has arrived for the 2018 school year. The theme for this year’s dance is Under the Sea and will be held in Gym A on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 7pm-10pm. Leading up to the dance, Leadership will be supporting a spirit week Monday 24 through Friday 28. Monday is PJ day, Tuesday is camo da...

Oakville marches to victory

Oakville marches to victory

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Oakville Marching Tigers’ wish came true when they won their first competition of the season on Saturday, Sept. 15. The OHS band received the award of Grand Champions of the Farmington competition with a leading score of 80.0. OHS band earned the best score out of all 17 schools at the comp...

New school year brings new changes

New school year brings new changes

Christina Meier, Editor-In-Chief

August 27, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

With the 2018-2019 school year kicking into gear, many new changes and goals for the year are already underway. At the assembly on the first day of school, Principal Jan Kellerman introduced the theme of the school year: Be kind to every kind. “I really believe that all of us need to be very ...

Graduation faces scheduling conflict

Graduation faces scheduling conflict

Maddy McClure, reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Channel 97 News, Channel 97/Videos, News, Top Stories

OHS has chosen St. Charles Family Arena as the graduation venue since 2004. But like many things this year, even graduation experienced a change. This year the class of 2018 graduates will be switching their graduation date from a Sunday to Thursday, May 31. “We wanted to keep it on Sunday, but...

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