Keeping cameras on during class can benefit students during virtual learning

Mr. Jeff Kuchno's third block broadcast class participates in his
December 24, 2020

During this time of virtual learning, it’s common for students to want to sit behind their screens at home with mics muted and cameras off. The tiger heads that show when a student shuts off the camera...

Connected Model a safer, more efficient alternative to learning

Mrs. Bhambri utilizes intervention time by helping a student with their school work.
December 15, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OHS has created two new learning plans to stay safe: the “Connected Model” and the “Blended Model.” The Connected Model is 100% virtual, all classes taking place on...

Senior paints to lift spirits up during challenging times

Emily Merritt (12) paints to keep herself busy and positive during the stay at home order.
April 16, 2020

On March 23, the St. Louis County Lockdown was put into order. Since then, there has been another lockdown order placed by the state of Missouri. The community is supposed to stay at home unless they are...

Is “Cats” the Purrr-fect Tale?

February 3, 2020

The movie adaptation of the famous Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Cats” hit the big screen on Dec. 20, 2019 to dismal reviews from critics. This left many fans of the musical wondering where the movie...

Here’s the ‘messy’ truth about school vandalism

January 28, 2020

Vandalism is a very common problem at OHS, one that doesn’t seem to have a viable solution. If you have ever used a public restroom, you are guaranteed to come across a form of vandalism at some point...

Should online textbooks be our future?

Gabby McMurry (11) studies with an online textbook while Ciara Gallagher (11) uses a physical book.
December 20, 2019

Textbooks used to be a thing in the real world, a thing you could touch, hold, or throw. Students back in the day had to carry around a heavy textbook from class to class.  Now, however, many textbooks...

Students need ANP time

December 20, 2019

For most of the semester, students at OHS have been having seminars during ANP, but not many students are thrilled about this decision.  Students have the opportunity during their ANP time to finish...

Panzau Evans impacts OHS student decisions

Panzau Evans impacts OHS student decisions
May 17, 2019

Our whole lives we have been told about the dangers of drinking and driving. The horrific outcomes of poor choices often seem like a far-off reality. We think ‘that will never happen to me.’ Sarah...

Where’s our auditorium?

April 26, 2019

Since the William B. Nottleman Auditorium was built on the Mehlville High School campus in 2013, Oakville High School students and staff have been wondering where their auditorium is. The Nottleman Auditorium...

Watch Your Language

April 26, 2019

Everyday when we come to school, we all hear it: profanity. It’s in the halls, commons, cafeteria, classrooms, outside, and anywhere else on OHS campus. And it’s getting out of hand.    ...

Current movie and show critiques

May 2, 2018

Thinking about hitting the theatre this weekend? Here's my insight on all things entertainment. Black Panther: 4/5 While the hair and makeup was absolutely amazing, with so many diverse looks inspired...

Why we should walkout

Survivors of Parkland High School shooting mourn the loss of their classmates.
March 8, 2018

A student walkout is planned for next week. What will it accomplish? Students, teachers, and faculty around OHS have been asking this question over the past couple of weeks. With a student walkout...

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