FCCLA students give back

FCCLA students give back

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

    Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) at OHS recently implemented a significant change to those in need in their own community.     When Madelynn Turner (11) and Morgan Orr (11) learned how many students in the Mehlville School District we...

Mr. OHS 2019 is here!

Mr. OHS 2019 is here!

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Mr. OHS “beauty pageant” is coming up for seniors boys at OHS to strut their stuff. This year’s theme is Hawaiian and the competition will take place April 12 at 7 p.m. in gym A. This year, the contestants are Brandon Eckstein (Tennis), Sam Gandhi (STUCO), Jordan Patterson (Art club), Gr...

Football introduces new offseason workouts

Football introduces new offseason workouts

Jojo LaBrier, reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It's no secret that the OHS varsity football team had a rough season that ended with a record of 1-9. However, the football coaches have developed a plan to change that for next season The OHS football program is developing winter workouts to prepare for next season. The workouts started after the en...

OHS weight room ready for renovations

OHS weight room ready for renovations

Davin Smith, reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

After 18 years, the OHS weight room is in the planning stage of a huge update. The room has been in the school for about two decades and the equipment is even older. The plan is to fundraise about $30,000 and pay Show Me Weight to provide new equipment to the weight room, which will also help crea...

Winter guard wraps up successful season

Winter guard wraps up successful season

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The OHS Winter Guard had a successful season ending at Grand Championships. This season the varsity team competed in five competitions and JV competed in three. Varsity’s first competition of the season was at Mascoutah  High School on Jan. 26. The guard placed second with a score of 57 behind F...

Petric performs at Travis Scott concert

Petric performs at Travis Scott concert

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

A once in a lifetime opportunity occured for OHS student Sean Petric (10) when he performed a juggling act at the Travis Scott concert on Feb. 18 at the Enterprise Center. Petric said that Travis Scott wanted a juggler in St. Louis. They found him online through his agency, Circus Harmony. “T...

Roedner places in Tech auto video contest

Roedner places in Tech auto video contest

Joey Miller, reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

OHS student Sam Roedner (12) took third place in the Tech Auto Video Contest at South County Technical School. Roedner is in his second year in the auto body program at South Tech. Using his experience in the program, he created a video demonstrating how to paint a fender, the frame of the wheel we...

Blanchard rewarded with once in a lifetime scholarship

Blanchard rewarded with once in a lifetime scholarship

Kayleigh Tritschler, reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Academics, Features, Top Stories

Out of 50,000 applicants to Purdue University only a handful get a chance to receive the Steven C. Beering Scholarship. After writing eight essays and giving an interview, Caitlin Blanchard was awarded this scholarship. “The odds were less than 1 percent,” said Blanchard. “It was a lot of e...

OHS choir and band students go to state

OHS choir and band students go to state

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2019


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Music students from across the St. Louis area participated in the District Solo and Ensemble festival, and 18 OHS choir events and 13 band events were eligible to move on to State. Band and choir students performed at Districts on March 9 at Parkway Central High School. The students moving on to s...

OHS senior receives Rosemary Zander Award

OHS senior receives Rosemary Zander Award

Kathleen Seithel, reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

OHS senior Najda Bosnic has been named the winner of the Special School District’s Rosemary Zander Award for outstanding academic achievement and community service. She is set to receive the award on April 4 at the Commitment to Kids Banquet in Maryland Heights. The award, named in honor of a late SSD teac...

FCCLA earns silver at state

FCCLA earns silver at state

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) at OHS took home the silver medals at the recent state competition.     On March 17-19, three students traveled to Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks for FCCLA state. Megan Miller (12) for Career Investigation, Ka...

Boys Basketball All Conference

Boys Basketball All Conference

Iyanna Robinson, reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

As the boy’s basketball season came to an end, two players received post-season honors. Tommy Purschke (12) and Joe Beardsley (11) made the All-District team, which qualifies them to be considered for Missouri All-State Basketball. Both boys were named All-Conference Green Division. Purschk...

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