The Beginning of the 50 Year Celebration

The Beginning of the 50 Year Celebration

Avery Neal, Editor

August 23, 2019

This 2019-2020 school year is especially important for the students and faculty. OHS is celebrating its 50th year as a high school, and the school is celebrating loud and proud.  When students walked into school on Aug. 13, they were welcomed by cheerleaders and Golden Girls at the door. ...

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

August 22, 2019

The OHS weight room is sporting a new look. From the chipped paint to the equipment the OHS multipurpose room was old and out of date.  First the main entrance and inner walls received a fresh coat of paint. After the paint dried, the new weights replaced the old equipment and were placed on t...

Shakespeare class presents Ren Faire

Shakespeare class presents Ren Faire

Cassandra Ludwig, Editor

August 21, 2019

The Shakespeare class will put on a mini Renaissance Faire for other classes to come in and see. This semester, the faire will be this Thursday during second block. “Students will choose a topic and make their own booth, set up an activity for people to come look at during the Renaissance Faire...

OHS welcomes new nurses

OHS welcomes new nurses

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

August 21, 2019

Last year five faculty and staff members retired, two of them being nurses. So OHS has welcomed two new nurses to the school. Last year, OHS nurse Mrs. Pam Frederich retired after working in the Mehlville School District since 2000. Assistant nurse, Gail Wilke also retired. That’s where Mrs. Co...

The wait is finally over for Blues fans

The wait is finally over for Blues fans

Jojo Labrier, sports editor

June 13, 2019

The St. Louis Blues were born in 1967. That’s more than 50 years, and still no Stanley Cup — until the historical night of June 12, 2019. The Blues are Stanley Cup Champions, and no, this is not a dream. Wednesday night at 9:45 p.m. the St. Louis Blues made history when they beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 in G...

OHS says farewell to the class of 2019

OHS says farewell to the class of 2019

Jojo Labrier, reporter

June 13, 2019

The 2018-2019 school year ended on Tuesday, May 28. Less than a week later, the Class of 2019 walked across the stage at graduation. The school held its graduation ceremony June 2 at St. Louis University’s Chaifetz Arena. This was the first time OHS has held graduation at this facility. The au...

TSA make Joplin, MO state competition

TSA make Joplin, MO state competition

Kaitlyn Blanton, reporter

May 24, 2019

TSA (Technology Students Association) at OHS participated in state competition on April 16-17 in Joplin, MO. Multiple students placed high in their events -- and some even placed first. OHS students competed in  CAD (Computer-Aided Drafting) Architecture, Architectural Design, On-Demand Video, and Pho...

Auer leads students in javelin

Auer leads students in javelin

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

May 24, 2019

Alivia Auer (12) participates in a unique sport that’s fairly new to OHS. The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about 2.5 m in length, is thrown. Auer started track in middle school, but didn’t compete in javelin until last year. “We just got it last year, an...

Marching tigers announce 2019 marching show

Marching tigers announce 2019 marching show

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

May 23, 2019

The OHS band has just released their show theme for the upcoming marching season: Angelic. The show will showcase themes of a guardian angel with symbols of devotion, hope, and love.    “Last year’s show, and shows in the past, was dark, so now we’re diving into the something lighte...

Murphy, Grayson continue to college dance teams

Murphy, Grayson continue to college dance teams

Lydia Manning, reporter

May 23, 2019

Golden Girls captains Morgan Murphy (12) and Carolyn Grayson (12) have accomplished many things in their four years of GGs, including leading varsity to the team’s first-ever national title (small pom division). Although they are graduating from a champion team, both girls will be carrying on the l...

OHS students place in National French Exam

OHS students place in National French Exam

Mac Cooper, reporter

May 23, 2019

Some students took the national foreign language comprehensive test to be evaluated on their knowledge on the language they are studying at OHS. On March 28, 16 students took the French test, overall with a positive outcome. Three earned high rankings. Ellie West (9) ranked seventh in the local c...

Four OHS students place in sectionals

Four OHS students place in sectionals

Bethany Hagan, Reporter

May 23, 2019

Despite a losing record in their dual matches, varsity golf still had some success. Four players, James Drennan (11), Oliver Right (11), Andrew Ellis (11), and Travis Herrick (11) advanced to sectionals on April 29 at Crown Pointe Golf Course. Ellis and Right just missed the cut for state. “It ...

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