The School Newspaper of Oakville High School

myOHSonline.com

Kuchno receives national advisor recognition

Kuchno receives national advisor recognition

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Journalism advisor Mr. Jeff Kuchno dedicates his time to the OHS yearbook, newspaper and broadcast staffs. He was recognized nationally this week for his hard work by being awarded a Special Recognition Broadcast Adviser honor by the Journalism Education Association. Kuchno began advising the OHS...

Gaines speaks at State of District address

Gaines speaks at State of District address

Sophia Indelicato, reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Mehlville superintendent Dr. Chris Gaines spoke of the current status and goals for the school district during his State of the District presentation on Monday, Sept. 18, in the Nottelmann Auditorium. Coming into this year, a newer process called Thought Exchange allowed the community to vote on...

Band brings home a win at first competition

Band brings home a win at first competition

Christina Meier, reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The OHS marching tigers attended their first full-band competition of the season at the 20th annual Farmington Marching Invitational on Sept. 16- and the band was more than pleased with the results. The band nearly swept the competition, winning first place in their division as well as earning three...

Students show homecoming spirit

Students show homecoming spirit

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

OHS held its annual Fall Spirit Week Sept. 5-8, leading up to the homecoming parade and dance that weekend. On Tuesday, the week started off with Pajama Day. Students were able to jump straight out of bed and come to school in their pajamas. The hallways were dark and gloomy the following day...

Latreille, Martino declared royalty at homecoming dance

Latreille, Martino declared royalty at homecoming dance

Sophia Indelicato, reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, News, Top Stories

The biggest stars were the homecoming court. Elegantly poised in black sashes, the court gathered on stage for coronation at 9 p.m. It was made up of the boys: Jordan Jost, Brad Hartmann, Jake Lamons, JP Latreille, and girls: Kelly O’Leary, Sophia Martino, Emily Sander, Haley Metz, and Abbie Baker....

Students witness historic eclipse

Students witness historic eclipse

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

August 23, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Aug. 21, the country experienced its first solar eclipse since 1979, and OHS was situated in a phenomenal place to watch it. A solar eclipse occurs when the earth, moon, and sun are aligned. If one stands in the moon’s shadow, he or she is in the “path of totality,” which is where a total...

Mock car crash

Mock car crash

Bernie Harkins, reporter

May 18, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

For the first time in three years, juniors and seniors were given the opportunity to see the traditional mock car crash during Academic Network Period on Friday, May 12. Drama students played the roles of teenagers involved in a serious car crash. They did this while first responders (firefighters,...

Students experience a night in Arabia at Prom

Students experience a night in Arabia at Prom

Katie Counts, reporter

May 17, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

OHS held its “Arabian Nights” themed prom for the 2017 class on May 13 at the America Center. But more than just the students danced. To support the prom theme, several bellydancers performed for the students. As well, there were henna tattoo artists and a flip book photo booth. Austin Hallet...

Library implements new sign in program

Library implements new sign in program

Sydney Stern, news editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Thanks to a suggestion from the OHS leadership class, the library has implemented a new sign in/ sign out system making it easier for teachers to track their students during travel time. The Leadership class investigated how teachers are able to keep track of their students when they travel. The...

Academic Achievement Night

Academic Achievement Night

Sarah Simmons, reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Honor roll OHS students were recognized for their achievements at Oakville in Gym A on May 4. The students that were recognized had a grade point average (GPA) between a 3.0 and 4.0 or above. Awards from departments, recognition and scholarships were also announced during Academic Achievement night. Some...

Speech and debate qualifies for Nationals

Speech and debate qualifies for Nationals

Jordan Peters, reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Speech and Debate team will take on Nationals in Birmingham, Alabama in June. After having a great season, five students qualified for Nationals. “We only had two people qualify last year, Shaun and I, but this year we have five. In general, Oakville will be more able to work together towards...

MOSAIC school of innovation plans to open in Fall 2017

Sierra Hunter, editor in chief

May 11, 2017


Filed under News

The Mehlville School District (MSD) plans to open an innovative school for kids kindergarten through fourth grade in the Fall of 2017. The school was recently given the name MOSAIC standing for Mehlville Oakville Students Achieve Inspire Create. Oakville Elementary third grade teacher Mary Kaye Williams...

The School Newspaper of Oakville High School
News