Science department spreads smiles in honor of beloved teacher

Science department spreads smiles in honor of beloved teacher

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

September 13, 2019

Many of OHS’s science teachers were wearing smiley face t-shirts on Friday Sept. 13, in honor of the nine year anniversary passing of popular chemistry teacher, Mr. Ken Kolwyck.  Mr.Kolwyck passed away the evening of  Tuesday Sept. 14, 2010 from an unexpected heart attack when he was 63 ...

Girls volleyball rebounds from Lafayette loss

Girls volleyball rebounds from Lafayette loss

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

September 12, 2019

  The varsity volleyball team started its fall season with a tough three-game loss to area power Lafayette on Aug. 30. The entire match was a tug-of-war battle, but the girls were not able to beat the Lancers strong offense. “We battled back and forth with them,” said head coach Lucas...

Señora King celebrates C days

Señora King celebrates C days

Emily Merritt, Reporter

September 11, 2019

Señora Meghan King makes C Days a Cultural Day for her students. On Aug. 23, the first C Day of the year, Señora King introduced some parts of Hispanic culture to her Spanish students. Her Spanish 2 classes learned about famous Spanish artist and looked at their pieces. Each student painted a sect...

OHS Band Prepares for New Season

OHS Band Prepares for New Season

Cassandra Ludwig, editor

September 9, 2019

Last year, the OHS Marching Band placed first at three competitions, went to France to perform at the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and marched in the St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup parade. This year, the band has even more planned, and it all started with the MEMC (Metro East Marching Classic) on Sept. 7. ...

Chemistry Flips Classroom Activities

Chemistry Flips Classroom Activities

Kaitlyn Blanton, reporter

September 4, 2019

An OHS teacher has decided to try out a new game with her students.  Science teacher Rebecca Dutcher discovered the idea of a “Fliphunt” on the Pinterest app. A Fliphunt is a scavenger hunt that utilizes the Flipgrid website. Dutcher experimented with this game on Aug. 27 and 29 with her first a...

Girls Golf Gains New Faces

Girls Golf Gains New Faces

Beth Hagan, reporter

September 4, 2019

The girls golf team is expanding this season. In past years, the team has always had low numbers and only one team. There are 12 players and a varsity and junior-varsity team this year.  With two returning players, Paige Tustinowski (12) and Bethany Hagan (12), there are 10 new faces on th...

Tiger Twirlers Spin through Nationals

Tiger Twirlers Spin through Nationals

Avery Neal, editor

September 4, 2019

People do a lot of cool things for the summer. But for four OHS students, their summer was “up in the air.”  Hannah Phelps (12), Taylor Herrmann (11), Rylee Brawley (9) and Taylor Phelps (9), practiced all throughout summer and prepared two routines to take to the the National Baton Twirling A...

Social Studies Teacher Returns to OHS

Social Studies Teacher Returns to OHS

Kaitlyn Blanton, reporter

August 27, 2019

Last summer after finding out she was pregnant in February of 2018, OHS teacher Mrs. Kara Beck, had to take a break from working. But she wasn’t expecting to be out for the entire school year. Beck found out she was having twins in March after an ultrasound, and her doctors had discovered a number...

OHS Welcomes Hometown Hero

OHS Welcomes Hometown Hero

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

August 26, 2019

OHS recently welcomed a hometown hero back to where it all started. On Aug. 19, Stanley Cup champion and 2007 OHS alumnus Patrick Maroon decided to give OHS a visit. He stopped by for an interview with students from the broadcast and newspaper programs. Maroon was drafted by the Philadelphia Flye...

The Beginning of the 50 Year Celebration

The Beginning of the 50 Year Celebration

Avery Neal, editor

August 23, 2019

This 2019-2020 school year is especially important for the students and faculty. OHS is celebrating its 50th year as a high school, and the school is celebrating loud and proud.  When students walked into school on Aug. 13, they were welcomed by cheerleaders and Golden Girls at the door. ...

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

Davin Smith, sports editor

August 22, 2019

The OHS weight room is sporting a new look. From the chipped paint to the equipment the OHS multipurpose room was old and out of date.  First the main entrance and inner walls received a fresh coat of paint. After the paint dried, the new weights replaced the old equipment and were placed on t...

Shakespeare Class Presents Ren Faire

Shakespeare Class Presents Ren Faire

Cassandra Ludwig, editor

August 21, 2019

The Shakespeare class will put on a mini Renaissance Faire for other classes to come in and see. This semester, the faire will be this Thursday during second block. “Students will choose a topic and make their own booth, set up an activity for people to come look at during the Renaissance Fair...

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