Madrigal Singers Dinner Theatre Christmas tradition goes virtual

The  Madrigal Singers present their first virtual dinner theatre, a show called
December 19, 2020

Although this holiday season may be different for everyone, the OHS Madrigal Singers have found a way to spread holiday cheer virtually with the MADS Dinner Theatre. Traditionally, the MADS choir puts...

A+ Tutoring changes the way its program works

Alex Odom (11) tutors for the A+ program in the library.
November 18, 2020

Change is something that all students and staff in the Mehlville School District are trying to adapt to this school year. Some of these changes have involved the A+ Program.  The program has worked...

OHS Students to Return to “Connected” Learning

On Friday Nov. 13, students walk into the last day of the blended model before heading back to connect learning on Monday Nov. 16.
November 13, 2020

With so many students and staff being sent home due to contact tracing from potential exposure to the Coronavirus, in-person learning has become more difficult. Teachers and students have to adapt to the...

OHS students return to school in the blended model

Students in Mr. Ben Knol's fifth block American Government class participate in a Gimkit activity during the first week of in-person classes at OHS.
November 10, 2020

With OHS students returning to school in a blended model, many changes have been made to the typical school schedule.  Students are separated into cohorts by last names; A-K is Cohort A and L-Z...

Leadership students help others with the return to school

Grant Cracchiolo (12) helps John Carnaghi (10) in the commons to figure out where his classes are on the first day of school. “It was very humbling helping people navigate the school,” said Cracchiolo, “because beforehand I myself had to know the layout. It took more preparation than I thought after reviewing the map because I was scared I would tell people to go the wrong way.”
October 28, 2020

With OHS students returning to in-person learning, the leadership class has stepped up to help students navigate the first days of school.  The Leadership class, taught by Mrs. Laura Bishop and...

Leadership class welcomes freshmen to OHS

Jojo LaBrier (12) leads freshmen on a tour of the school.
October 20, 2020

With Covid-19 still rampant and keeping high school students in virtual school for the first nine weeks of the school year, current freshmen may be a little confused about what high school looks like....

Teachers adapt to challenges at home

Mrs. Amy Crean teaching virtually at OHS during the online model.
October 20, 2020

Teachers are finding that there are more demands and challenges when it comes to teaching online, but are adjusting to make it work efficiently and effectively.  OHS teacher Mrs. Amy Crean, who...

Seniors take ACT at school

 Ms. Amy Clark distributing test forms to students in the cafeteria.
October 12, 2020

Bring your pencils, calculators, and masks. It’s ACT day. But this one looks a little different for the Class of 2021.  For the last four years, the school provides a free ACT (American College...

Students, staff try to stay positive during pandemic

Amber Apetz (11) watching M*A*S*H with her family.
May 21, 2020

During this unprecedented pandemic, OHS staff and students are keeping hopes alive by spreading positivity throughout the community and finding creative ways to spend time with loved ones.  “My...

Covid-19 fails to ruin local birthday celebrations

This is a sign for one of the many birthday parades held in Oakville during the pandemic.
May 18, 2020

With the current social distancing order banning large gatherings, events such as birthdays, weddings, and even just spending time with friends has become near impossible. However, Oakville resident Hollie...

Assistant principal Olearnick announces departure after two years at OHS

Mr. Casey Olearnick being taped to the columns in the commons during a NHS fundraiser his first year at OHS.
May 15, 2020

There have been many big changes this year, but there will be at least one more big change next year. Assistant principal Mr. Casey Olearnick announced recently that he will not be returning to OHS next...

OHS finds fun ways to connect with students

Science teacher Ms. Rebecca Kirchhofer holding a sign she made for her students to lift their spirits during this pandemic.
May 14, 2020

The Coronavirus outbreak has put a dent on the 2019-2020 school year, but the staff at OHS is lifting spirits in many different ways.  Back in mid-April, “Oakville Spring Spirit (Fri)days”...

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