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OHS singers make all-state

OHS singers make all-state

Christina Meier, editor-in-chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under Academics, News, Top Stories

OHS choir continues to make their mark on Missouri. Eight OHS singers have earned a spot in the Missouri All-State choir. 13 OHS choir students made the All-Suburban choir, and had the opportunity to audition for the Missouri All-State choir. Only 16 choir students from the St. Louis area make the All-Sta...

Auditions held for unannounced spring play

Auditions held for unannounced spring play

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Spring play auditions will be held this week in the Drama Center, although the show has not been announced yet. While the idea of auditions for a spring play in December might seem odd, it is not out of place. “The show is early enough in March that if we wait to have auditions in January, we’ll ...

Band places in BOA

Band places in BOA

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

When the Oakville Marching Tigers won their first competition at Farmington, little did they know that the winning would continue throughout their season. The band placed first in three of their five competitions and is now nationally ranked as a division one band. At the Farmington Marching Invitational (Sep...

Journalism students recognized at National Journalism Convention

Journalism students recognized at National Journalism Convention

Preston Ocello, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Of the over 2,000 students who participated in write-off contests, only 814 received awards at the National High School Journalism Convention Nov. 1-3 in Chicago. And seven of those awards went to OHS students . Kristin Kuchno (12) received a superior award, the highest possible rating, for Yearb...

Allen qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Allen qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Every year, students across the country compete for National Merit Scholarship recognition. These students receive the highest scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Morgan Allen (12) was recently named a semifinalist. “Whenever I found out, I was bursting with...

OHS students and staff cross continents

OHS students and staff cross continents

Justin McCrady, reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The trip of a lifetime thousands of miles away from St. Louis-That is what Ms. Samantha Bhambri and Samuel Gandhi (12) had the opportunity to do this past summer. OHS math teacher Bhambri along with her brother, and Gandhi with his mother and father, were able to take a journey to South Africa. &nbs...

ANP receives new structure

ANP receives new structure

Mac Cooper, reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Students are familiar with how ANP (Academic Network Period) works: kids go to their class and at 9:05, they can go to their teachers and get help, go the library or work on other school projects. But this school year, administrators have brought change to ANP: OHS has introduced ANP Seminars. The purpo...

FCCLA cooks up changes

FCCLA cooks up changes

Lydia Manning, reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

With 32 members, FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) is larger than ever. With the new size comes new changes for the Family and Consumer Science Club. “We’re changing everything this year,” says FCCLA sponsor Ms. Jaime Daughaday. “We are definitely learning as we grow....

OHS dances “Under the Sea”

OHS dances “Under the Sea”

Christina Meier, editor-in-chief

October 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

OHS students journeyed “Under the Sea” for the Homecoming dance on Saturday, Sept. 29. Students came for a night filled with music, dancing, and chatting with peers while the commons was decked out in ocean-themed decorations. At 8:30 pm, the students gathered below the stage as their 2018 Homeco...

OHS celebrates HoCo week

OHS celebrates HoCo week

Lydia Manning, reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

  A week of beautiful weather helped Oakville celebrated another successful homecoming. Homecoming was kicked off with Spirit Week, with spirit days including pajama day, camo day, 80’s workout day, USA day, and Hawaiian day. “80’s workout day was my favorite day because it was origi...

Softball remains strong through regular season

Softball remains strong through regular season

Iyanna Robinson, reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Although the team has struggled lately, varsity softball still has had a strong season. Going in the final game the record is 15-8 going into the final week of the regular season. After a 1-2 start at the Chesterfield tournament to open the season, the girls won 10 straight games, giving them the b...

Teachers innovate teaching techniques

Teachers innovate teaching techniques

Bethany Hagan, reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Certain teachers are taking a different approach on their teaching styles this school year. Sarah Hartmann, along with 15 other teachers are apart of the Discovery Education Innovators. The three year program focuses on getting teachers to think differently about their teaching approach.   ...

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