The wait is finally over for Blues fans

The wait is finally over for Blues fans

Jojo Labrier, sports editor

June 13, 2019

The St. Louis Blues were born in 1967. That’s more than 50 years, and still no Stanley Cup — until the historical night of June 12, 2019. The Blues are Stanley Cup Champions, and no, this is not a dream. Wednesday night at 9:45 p.m. the St. Louis Blues made history when they beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 in G...

OHS says farewell to the class of 2019

OHS says farewell to the class of 2019

Jojo Labrier, reporter

June 13, 2019

The 2018-2019 school year ended on Tuesday, May 28. Less than a week later, the Class of 2019 walked across the stage at graduation. The school held its graduation ceremony June 2 at St. Louis University’s Chaifetz Arena. This was the first time OHS has held graduation at this facility. The au...

OHS named 33rd best school in MO

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

May 24, 2019

OHS has been ranked the 33rd best Missouri school by the U. S. News and World Reports. The schools are ranked by how many AP and Dual credit courses are offered. “Our curriculum here at school is very good.” said OHS College & Career Counselor, Mr. Stephen King. “Part of the criteria...

TSA make Joplin, MO state competition

TSA make Joplin, MO state competition

Kaitlyn Blanton, reporter

May 24, 2019

TSA (Technology Students Association) at OHS participated in state competition on April 16-17 in Joplin, MO. Multiple students placed high in their events -- and some even placed first. OHS students competed in  CAD (Computer-Aided Drafting) Architecture, Architectural Design, On-Demand Video, and Pho...

Marching tigers announce 2019 marching show

Marching tigers announce 2019 marching show

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

May 23, 2019

The OHS band has just released their show theme for the upcoming marching season: Angelic. The show will showcase themes of a guardian angel with symbols of devotion, hope, and love.    “Last year’s show, and shows in the past, was dark, so now we’re diving into the something lighte...

Band sets sail for France trip

Band sets sail for France trip

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

May 17, 2019

The Oakville Band is making OHS history by travelling to France with a group of over 100 members to perform for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy this June. “This event is bigger than any of us have ever realized,” said flute section leader Christina Meier (12).   The band was...

Seniors dance the night away in ‘Hollywood’

Seniors dance the night away in ‘Hollywood’

Christina Meier, editor-in-chief

May 15, 2019

OHS held its prom on May 11, and students who attended can agree it was a successful and memorable night. Students took a trip to “Hollywood” at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Chesterfield for the night. Dinner was held at 7 p.m., and once finished, guests walked down the red carpet to the...

Four OHS students make it to American Legion

Four OHS students make it to American Legion

Jordan Beseda, reporter

May 15, 2019

Every year nearly 1,000 high school students from all around Missouri are chosen to take part in a highly respected program focused on the education of the federal government. This year, four of these students are from OHS. Andrew Carter (11), Hunter Iffland (11), Adam Leeker (11), and Nathan Wooddel...

Prom court announced

Prom court announced

Davin Smith, reporter

May 7, 2019

The six senior boys and six senior girls who will be in the prom court for the 2019 school year have been chosen. The boys nominated are Jacob AuBuchon, Quinn Toennis, Christian Boll, Thomas Purschke, and Andrew Phillips The girls who are running are Jaelyn Compton, Grace Porterfield, Grace Bellovich, K...

Tiger Tots are back!

Tiger Tots are back!

Iyanna Robinson, reporter

May 3, 2019

You’d think it’s strange to hear 4 and 5 year olds in the hallway of a high school. But for the OHS students this is something they are used to everytime around this year? The Child Development II students welcomed the Tiger Tots on April 3. Every year child development students get the cha...

Preparation for Prom

Preparation for Prom

Christina Prince, reporter

May 2, 2019

Prom is around the corner. This year, it is located at the Double Tree by Hilton in Chesterfield. The theme for this prom is Hollywood. Prom starts at 7 p.m. and it ends at 11 p.m. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Coronation will be announced at 8:15 p.m. Students ...

Purschke crowned Mr. OHS

Purschke crowned Mr. OHS

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019

Twenty-four senior boys representing OHS clubs and sports competed in the annual Mr. OHS Pageant on April 12, and Thomas Purschke was crowned this year’s Mr. OHS. Purschke, who was Mr. Baseball, won his title by singing “Take on Me” during the talent portion and staying true to himself during ...

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