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Graduation faces scheduling conflict

Graduation faces scheduling conflict

Maddy McClure, reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Channel 97 News, Channel 97/Videos, News, Top Stories

OHS has chosen St. Charles Family Arena as the graduation venue since 2004. But like many things this year, even graduation experienced a change. This year the class of 2018 graduates will be switching their graduation date from a Sunday to Thursday, May 31. “We wanted to keep it on Sunday, but...

OHS prepares for summer renovations

OHS prepares for summer renovations

Lexi Onder, reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Channel 97 News, Channel 97/Videos, News, Top Stories

Many changes are happening at OHS this summer. The school will be getting new heating and air conditioning units, stair tread, and a refurbished roof. In addition to all these changes, OHS will be getting a new football field for the 2018-2019 school year. The last time OHS got a new football field...

Journalism students produce award winning content

Journalism students produce award winning content

Christina Meier, reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Journalism students across the St. Louis area submitted their work to the Journalism STL contest, and OHS came out on top of several categories for the broadcast, myOHSonline.com, and the 2017 Tiger Paw yearbook. The journalism program received 10 individual awards, including three Best of Show awards,...

Seniors shine at light filled Prom

Seniors shine at light filled Prom

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

May 21, 2018


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OHS had its prom on May 14, and with the primarily positive response from those who attended, most can agree that the night was a success. Prom was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Chesterfield. The doors to this “night of a thousand lights” opened at 6 p.m. with dinner being served at 7. Once...

Seniors bring their pets to school

Seniors bring their pets to school

Tad Bast, reporter

May 16, 2018


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On April 27, students walked into OHS and met a few furry surprises. This year, the seniors organized a one of a kind prank, “Bring Your Pet to School Day”. On the half day, students brought all kinds of pets to school, from dogs and cats to peacocks and pythons. Students, teachers, and animals...

Advanced Woods delivers habitats to MOSAIC students

Advanced Woods delivers habitats to MOSAIC students

Kyle Genthon, reporter

May 16, 2018


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The long awaited habitat projects have been delivered to the first graders at the MOSAIC School of Innovation. The first projects were completed as far back as late February into early March, with the final few finishing up in April. Students in both the second block and fifth block Advanced Woods...

DECA and FBLA host their first Mr. OHS

DECA and FBLA host their first Mr. OHS

Rachel Delgado, reporter

May 14, 2018


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Showcasing his talent with lip syncing in the talent portion and representing his humble and warming character in the question rounds was how Brad Hartmann, Mr.DECA, walked away with the 2018 Mr. OHS crown on April 13. “It felt good (to win Mr.OHS),” Hartmann said. “I just tried to make my answers...

Band holds summer community concert

Band holds summer community concert

Christina Meier, reporter

May 14, 2018


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The school year may be winding down, but the upcoming band season is already starting. On Friday, June 1, OHS Band will be performing at St. Bernadette Church Athletic Fields, which overlooks Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. The concert will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Serving as a kick-off...

Twillmann receives full ride to UMSL

Twillmann receives full ride to UMSL

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

May 11, 2018


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OHS seniors receive major scholarships each year, but one student in particular received hers in a way she will never forget. Alexis Twillmann (12) was awarded a full scholarship, worth nearly $100,000, to University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL). The money will finance everything Twillmann needs...

Mueller and Novara earn top awards in half marathon

Mueller and Novara earn top awards in half marathon

Christina Meier, reporter

May 2, 2018


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Of the thousands of runners who participated in the Go! St. Louis Half Marathon in downtown St. Louis on April 8, two OHS students, Emma Mueller (11) and Alison Novara (10), finished among the best. Mueller placed first among all participants in the Students on the Go program, and Novara placed fourth. After...

Yearbooks distributed like never before

Yearbooks distributed like never before

Preston Ocello, reporter

May 1, 2018


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“Things are Changing Like Never Before.” That’s the theme for the 2018 Tiger Paw yearbook. It is also the first spring-delivery book at OHS in 27 years. The 2018 yearbooks will be distributed Tuesday, May 1 in Gym B. Students who purchased the book will be invited to the yearbook distribution...

Academic Quiz Bowl wins districts, qualifies for sectionals

Academic Quiz Bowl wins districts, qualifies for sectionals

Lexi Onder, reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The OHS Academic Quiz Bowl team won districts on Saturday, April 14, with a record of 5-0. Four schools came together at OHS to compete against one another for the title of first place, but in the end, OHS was victorious. The last time the OHS quiz bowl team won districts was in 2016. “This...

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