Students surprise retiring teacher with notes

Students surprise retiring teacher with notes

May 27, 2021

A legend has retired. The journalism teacher of 25 years, Mr. Jeff Kuchno, will be leaving OHS after teaching the yearbook, newspaper, and broadcast classes for the past 15 years at OHS. Looking back...

Finals will start on May 28 with first, second, and fourth block's exams. Fifth and eight block's exams will take place on June 1. Then students will finish the year with their third and seventh block exams on May 2.

OHS takes first finals in over a year

Amanda Parker, reporter May 21, 2021

With the school year quickly coming to an end, finals seem to be approaching faster than usual. However, it has actually been over a year since the last “normal” final was taken in the building. This...

During the school day, the band is able to get outside to practice for their showcase on May 22.

Marching band’s long awaited return marches in

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster May 18, 2021

Better late than never. That’s how one OHS group feels as they march during these last couple weeks of the semester.  After their season was cancelled in fall 2020, the OHS marching band is back...

The choir program went home with several trophies after a successful day at  Eureka High School on May 8 for competition.

OHS Choir Program Has First Full In-Person Concert and Competition Since 2019

Emma Borage, reporter May 18, 2021

After being unable to perform in-person for over a year, the OHS choir program was finally able to make their practice worthwhile and demonstrate their talent.  The choir has not performed a true concert...

Parker Seim's (12) photograph,

Art students showcase true talent

Taylor Herrmann , reporter May 12, 2021

 The Emerson Young Artists showcase is an annual event celebrating the artistic abilities of students in the St. Louis area. And, this year, 12 students from OHS were accepted for art and photography...

Traditional prom has. been replaced with the

With traditional prom out, new “Senior Event” is in

Leyla Vilic, reporter May 11, 2021

This year has a knack for knocking tradition out the window, urging schools to figure out creative alternatives. With this in mind, Oakville High School will host an event for the Class of 2021 that will...

Mr. Brian Brennan spends a lot of his time working on contact tracing to keep the school safe.

Keeping OHS safe from COVID-19 requires a lot of work

Ava Hounsom, reporter May 7, 2021

With COVID-19 playing a big role in this school year, contact tracing has been a priority to keep everyone safe. Now that most students are back on campus five days a week, plenty of people are still being...

Sam Girard (10) and Olivia Lutker (11) practice their play entitled

Drama hosts second virtual play of unusual school year

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator May 5, 2021

Drama club hosts their second live virtual play entitled Oakville Night Live on May 7 at 7. Unlike their last play, “Bad Auditions on Camera,” Oakville Night Live is composed of five comedic pieces,...

Gavin Sandvoss (11) is one of three of OHS students who received the choir All State award

A major success for All-State winners

Amanda Parker, reporter April 27, 2021

Throughout high school, every student has something they look forward to accomplishing, whether it is becoming a member of a prestigious group or simply graduating. This year was no exception for Ben Lanier...

Damien Moore (12) hot glues the finishing touches on his found object sculpture for Ms. Heyl's art class.

Being back to in-person schooling has made a huge impact in the classroom

Olivia Wolff, reporter April 23, 2021

Over the course of the past year, the Mehlville School District has been through many changes with their schedule. Going from all virtual, to a hybrid schedule, and back to completely in-person has made...

Mitch Aschenbrenner (11), Hannah Franke (12), and Katie Seithel (12) proudly present their medals from their district wins.

OHS Quiz Bowl goes undefeated in districts

Morgan Herrick, reporter April 21, 2021

OHS Quiz Bowl took home a Class 6, District 1 championship title in its first in-person competition of the year at OHS on April 19. The team went undefeated and came out triumphant.  “They’re all...

Seven journalism students earn national recognition from the JEA competition. Front row: Avery Neal (12), Layla Halilbasic (10), Eva Bidle (11), and Lejla Pozegic (10). Back row: Cassandra Ludwig (12), Meg Heveroh (12), and Jojo LaBrier (12)

Journalism students win awards at national competition

Jack Butchart, reporter April 21, 2021

Five journalism students spread across yearbook, broadcast, and newspaper were recognized for their hard work in the National Student Media Contest sponsored by the Journalism Education Association. The...

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