The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Members of soup kitchen club pose for group photo.

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

Ava Chancellor, Reporter 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...

Members of Speech and Debate pose for group photo.

Speech and Debate team places in multiple tournaments

Natalie Gargiula, Reporter December 2, 2021

The Speech and Debate Novice team competed against over 30 schools at the Ladue Invitational Nov. 19-20. There are almost 20 members on the team this year.  “I like writing, it’s fun...'' Scott...

OHS staff works hard to offer multiple menu options for students every day despite challenges impacting food deliveries this year.

OHS staff works around food, staff shortage

Leyla Vilic and Gray Foley October 20, 2021

Eating balanced, healthy meals is crucial to a student's ability to focus, learn and grow in the school setting, but in recent months, feeding the youth has become significantly more challenging.  Kohl...

A poster for Homecoming shows the nominees of the 2021 Homecoming Court.

OHS prepares for Homecoming outside

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

Homecoming, a classic high school tradition, will be taking place a little bit differently at OHS.  In previous years, Homecoming was held in Gym A and the Commons, there was no mask mandate and students...

Members of the GSA (Genders and Sexualities Alliance Network) during meeting.

OHS students, staff hope that school can better represent the diverse range of students

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

It is generally agreed upon that school should be a safe and uplifting environment for all students, but some non-binary, bigender and other gender identities outside the gender binary students feel like...

Students surprise retiring teacher with notes

Students surprise retiring teacher with notes

May 27, 2021

A legend has retired. The journalism teacher of 25 years, Mr. Jeff Kuchno, will be leaving OHS after teaching the yearbook, newspaper, and broadcast classes for the past 15 years at OHS. Looking back...

Finals will start on May 28 with first, second, and fourth blocks exams. Fifth and eight blocks exams will take place on June 1. Then students will finish the year with their third and seventh block exams on May 2.

OHS takes first finals in over a year

Amanda Parker, reporter May 21, 2021

With the school year quickly coming to an end, finals seem to be approaching faster than usual. However, it has actually been over a year since the last “normal” final was taken in the building. This...

During the school day, the band is able to get outside to practice for their showcase on May 22.

Marching band’s long awaited return marches in

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster May 18, 2021

Better late than never. That’s how one OHS group feels as they march during these last couple weeks of the semester.  After their season was cancelled in fall 2020, the OHS marching band is back...

The choir program went home with several trophies after a successful day at  Eureka High School on May 8 for competition.

OHS Choir Program Has First Full In-Person Concert and Competition Since 2019

Emma Borage, reporter May 18, 2021

After being unable to perform in-person for over a year, the OHS choir program was finally able to make their practice worthwhile and demonstrate their talent.  The choir has not performed a true concert...

Parker Seims (12) photograph, The Beauty of a Mushroom, shows the vibrant life of a mushroom.

Art students showcase true talent

Taylor Herrmann , reporter May 12, 2021

 The Emerson Young Artists showcase is an annual event celebrating the artistic abilities of students in the St. Louis area. And, this year, 12 students from OHS were accepted for art and photography...

Traditional prom has. been replaced with the Senior Event this year due to COVID-19.

With traditional prom out, new “Senior Event” is in

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2021

This year has a knack for knocking tradition out the window, urging schools to figure out creative alternatives. With this in mind, Oakville High School will host an event for the Class of 2021 that will...

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