The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Zipper, Zipper, Zipper

Zipper, Zipper, Zipper

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief November 28, 2022

Some OHS students are concerned about parking lot etiquette amid several crashes and many near-collisions that have occurred in the parking lot surrounding the school.  “I feel like the Milburn people...

OHS students and faculty attend the Cultural Education and Diversity meeting. Club members share about their own cultures and learn about other cultures. The next meeting is Dec. 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the OHS library.

Sharing Student Voices

Katie Schroeder, Reporter November 28, 2022

Oakville is a community made up of many different cultural and ethnic groups. Many of which members of the community might not know about. But this school year, OHS assistant principal Michael Wegener...

Bathroom floodings damages building

Summer Goforth, Reporter November 21, 2022

On Sept. 30, there was a bathroom flood on the second floor which caused considerable damages to the new bathrooms and classes below. “We had a toilet that was malfunctioning in terms of continuously...

Students laugh on the way to the dance floor at Homecoming on Oct. 1. “The best part of the night— just dancing with all my friends,” Mason Meinershagen (12) said. Meinershagen also enjoyed Homecoming as an event that gets the whole school involved in the fun.

Lights off, Spotlight on

Maddy Geisler, Reporter October 7, 2022

OHS held its annual Homecoming on Oct. 1 for the 2023 school year and there were notable differences from last year’s.  “I liked that there was a room that did not have lights on,” Heidi Niedermann...

OHS hires new assistant principal

OHS hires new assistant principal

Katie Schroeder, Reporter May 24, 2022

Starting in the fall of the 2022-2023 school year, OHS will welcome a new face in the administrative department. Dana Skrabacz will be one of the two new assistant principals replacing Jason Buatte, who...

Fast fashion impacts environment forcing many consumers to find other ways to shop

Fast fashion impacts environment forcing many consumers to find other ways to shop

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2022

Many consumers are aware of the fast-fashion crisis, and recently there have been multiple efforts to both educate shoppers about the harmful effects of fast fashion and find alternatives that are appealing.  “[Fast...

Noah Michel (9) and Emma Cutler (9) perform during the dress rehearsal of Journey To The Center Of The Universe.

A journey to the center of the drama center

Gray Foley, Reporter April 1, 2022

The OHS theater program has wrapped their spring show, “Journey to the Center of the Earth.”  Performed as a radio play, the show follows Axel and his uncle, the professor, as they embark on a...

The Missouri Baptist University website explains the Achieve program.

AP Psychology goes dual credit

Gray Foley, Reporter March 7, 2022

AP Psychology is one of the most popular classes Oakville has to offer. Taught by Nicholas Aboussie, students have been finding an interest in the inner workings of their minds and are intrigued by the...

FBLA state qualifiers pose for picture with their medals.

FBLA, DECA students win numerous awards

Natalie Gargiula, Reporter March 2, 2022

Congratulations to those business students who participated in and received an award in the recent FBLA Districts competition District Leadership Conference. FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and...

There was a total of 127 shoes donated for Soles4Souls shoe drive.

Spanish Honors Society hosts shoe drive for Soles4Souls nonprofit

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2022

As winter slowly drags forward, everyone should have a good pair of shoes to keep them warm, but some can’t afford it. One particular society at OHS took it upon themselves to help out those in need...

Members of soup kitchen club pose for group photo.

Oakville High School has a new way to give back to the community

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2021

OHS’s new soup kitchen club, created by FACS teacher Marybeth Dunn, is educating students in the sphere of catering while also providing much needed volunteer help to local organizations. ¨Knowing...

A 3D rendered image shows a school bus driving on the country road.

National bus driver shortage impacts school transportation

Jeremy Davidson, Reporter December 6, 2021

There is a growing problem with transportation departments across the country. There are many positions to fill, but there is no one to do it. It’s become such a problem that many bus companies are showing...

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