The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Is the Hype Around Christmas Music Overblown?

Is the Hype Around Christmas Music Overblown?

Tristan Howard, Reporter December 10, 2023

You know when it's that time of year and suddenly everywhere you go there's Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” or something more classic from the likes of Frank Sinatra or Dean Martin...

Lucy Caira, Sydney Baker, and Josie Barnett go shopping with new COVID conditions on Black Friday in Nov 2020.

Longing for the Lockdown

Lucy Caira, Reporter October 19, 2023

The bell rings. You swiftly advance down the hall towards your school bus, laughing with your friends and riding the high of spring break anticipation. The date is March 13, 2020, the last day in which...

My mom and I on my first day of 8th grade.

Grieving and Growing up

Grace Foley, Reporter March 6, 2023

According to Judishouse, 1 in 11 children will experience the loss of a parent or sibling by the time they are 18. Grief will eventually ripple its way through all of our lives, but it is especially hard...

Aman Lueker (12) gets pied by Belma Mujakic (12) for the journalism fundraiser. 
“[Fundraisers should] make sure each one of them has a fun method,” Lueker said. Lueker was voted to be pied in the face on the OHS journalism Instagram account Tigerjournalism.

Crammed Campaigns

Maddy Geisler, Design Editor-In-Chief January 23, 2023

Schools are no strangers to hosting fundraisers, but OHS students weigh in on just how much is being asked of them. “The multitude of fundraisers in December is good because each one of them has a...

Post-break finals cause stress

Post-break finals cause stress

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief December 19, 2022

As the second year of post-break finals approaches, OHS students and teachers are having to overcome the challenges that come with testing after winter break. “Curriculum wise, what happens is I’m...

Massasoit was the great Indian chief who interacted with the pilgrims from the first original colony. He lived from 1581 to 1661.

The Darker Side of Thanksgiving

Grace Foley, Reporter December 9, 2022

Thanksgiving is a beloved American holiday that has brought people together for decades. However, the family, food and football oriented holiday has darker origins than we were ever taught in school. Discussions...

Are You the Issue?

Summer Goforth, Reporter November 30, 2022

Sometimes the problem really is you. If you have trouble interacting with family, friends seem to be distancing themselves or time after time you keep thinking, “What is wrong with everyone?” then...

Tower Grove Pride

Tower Grove Pride

Bella Moss, Design Editor October 3, 2022

A week ago, I attended the Tower Grove Pride festival. Located in downtown St. Louis between Arsenal Street and Grand Boulevard, the event took place Sept. 24-25. There was a massive turn out and stretched...

Administration made the decision to make new changes to e-hallpass with the hopes to take back control of the hallways.

Are Two Hall Passes Enough?

Katie Schroeder, Reporter September 13, 2022

As the 2022-2023 school year has just recently begun, there have been new procedures and expectations set in place for students across OHS. Among these implementations, one has significantly struck the...

Photo by Ava Chancellor

Is the price of college worth it?

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2022

All students have to decide what path is best for them after high school based on academic ability, family and personal values and most overbearing cost. As the cost of higher education continues to rise,...

An email from OHS principal Brian Brennan sent to Oakville students states that the mask mandate has been lifted until cases rise above 1 percent.

To mask or not to mask

Gray Foley, Reporter February 7, 2022

COVID-19 and the surrounding topics have become a major point of contention in political discussions over the past two years, furthering the divide between political parties and becoming a heated debate...

We need to return to traditional Black Friday

We need to return to traditional Black Friday

Natalie Gargiula, Reporter November 30, 2021

For as long as many of us can remember, Black Friday has been the one day out of the year when people go crazy at the stores. Black Friday was always a fun day when everything at the mall is on a huge...

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