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French Club sells t-shirts

French Club sells t-shirts

Jojo LaBrier, reporter

March 15, 2019


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OHS French club is selling t-shirts for their annual service project. Ms. Keri Wilson, the French teacher at OHS, is constructing a fundraiser to support Doctors Without Borders, a non-profit organization that helps countries that have been affected by epidemic diseases. French club will be selli...

NHS hosts dollar delay

Christina Meier, Editor-in-chief

February 19, 2019


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One of NHS’ popular annual fundraisers is back, but has a few changes. NHS is hosting Dollar Delay, previously known as Penny Delay, on Feb. 21 and 22 during all class periods. Students can delay the start of class by donating money at the beginning of the block. One dollar equals one minute of d...

OHS hosts women’s self defense classes

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

February 11, 2019


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Why should you take a self defense class? Nothing feels better than knowing you can take care of yourself in all forms. Women’s self defense classes will be held at OHS. The classes are open to women ages 16 and older, and covers basics for usable defensive action. The members will learn easy actions formed ...

Health project breaks stereotypes

Health project breaks stereotypes

Avery Neal, reporter

February 7, 2019


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A new addition to the health hallway has been catching the attention of many students and teachers. A poster outside Room 237 reads “Everyday we face the stereotypes that society gives us, and everyday we overcome these stereotypes. We are teenagers, we are strong, we are proud, we are Oakville.” Pic...

Winter formal results

Winter formal results

Bethany Hagan, reporter

February 1, 2019


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The second annual Sadie Hawkins Winter Formal dance took place on Saturday, Jan. 26 with the King and Queen determined in a different way. “If you receive the most likes of your proposal picture on Instagram with the hashtag #ohswinterformal19, you win,” said senior class vice-president Maxin...

FCCLA students receive recognition

FCCLA students receive recognition

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

January 28, 2019


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Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) at OHS enjoyed considerable success at their recent regional competition. On Jan. 22, FCCLA students traveled to Ritenour High School where nine received recognition. Three won gold ratings and qualified for state competition. “The exper...

Igwe wins Oakville’s Got Talent

Igwe wins Oakville’s Got Talent

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019


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Singers, dancers, pianists, guitarists, and baton twirlers from Oakville High School, Oakville Middle School, and Bernard Middle School competed in the sixth annual Oakville’s Got Talent show on Friday, Jan. 18. Bryant Igwe (12) won first place in the high school category, winning a $100 cash prize...

Leadership’s 2019 Winter Spirit Week

Leadership’s 2019 Winter Spirit Week

Preston Ocello, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019


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Winter formal is on its way and will cap off the 2019 winter spirit week. For the second straight year, the winter formal will be a Sadie Hawkins Dance where girls ask guys Spirit week began today (Jan. 22) with Swinter day, students bundled up for the winter storm and the beach! Meme Day i...

French club hosts gingerbread competition

French club hosts gingerbread competition

Kaitlyn Blanton, reporter

December 21, 2018


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  Joyeuses fêtes! OHS French Club ran the annual gingerbread competition for all students which took place on Dec.7 after school in the cafeteria. There was a total 14 students in the five teams who competed that ranged from two to four students per group. Teams of students paid $10 to...

Nurse Pam receives local recognition

Nurse Pam receives local recognition

Sydney Politte, reporter

December 20, 2018


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Nurse Pam Frederich has spent 22 years being a nurse, and 13 of those have been at OHS. She is best known for her tireless work on a project called “Diabetic Corner.” According to Nurse Pam, the purpose of this project is to introduce the students to others also suffering from diabetes. “N...

Mrs. Colburn retires after 25 years

Mrs. Colburn retires after 25 years

Kathleen Seithel, reporter

December 19, 2018


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Thirteen years ago, OHS’s library underwent major renovations; the walls, originally gold, were repainted, and all new furniture was put in. That was also the year Mrs. Bonnie Colburn began working as a secretary in the library, making another positive addition, but in a more substantial way. ...

Girls basketball dribbling to a great season

Girls basketball dribbling to a great season

Lydia Manning, reporter

December 18, 2018


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With a record of 5-3, girls varsity basketball is off to a strong start as they head into holiday break. In their most recent game, the team pulled out a 66-33 win over Marquette. After the graduation of three essential starting seniors, two players in particular have stepped up to lead the team. R...

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