The wait is finally over for Blues fans

The wait is finally over for Blues fans

Jojo Labrier, sports editor

June 13, 2019


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Academics, News, Top Stories

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


Filed under News, Top Stories

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


Filed under Features, Top Stories

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


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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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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 ...

Panzau Evans impacts OHS student decisions

Panzau Evans impacts OHS student decisions

Jordan Beseda, reporter

May 17, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

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 Panzau Evans felt the same way until the night the reality became hers. OHS juniors and seniors received a visit fro...

Band sets sail for France trip

Band sets sail for France trip

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

May 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Oakville Band is making OHS history by travelling to France with a group of over 100 members to perform for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy this June. “This event is bigger than any of us have ever realized,” said flute section leader Christina Meier (12).   The band was...

Boys tennis wins district championship

Boys tennis wins district championship

Jojo LaBrier, reporter

May 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

For the second year in a row, boys tennis is district champions. On May 7 the boys played the first round of districts, and started off strong with a 5-1 win over Jackson. They came back the next day (May 8) to secure a 5-2 win over Farmington to give them the district title. Nathan Long (12) s...

Wilke receives $1,000 scholarship

Wilke receives $1,000 scholarship

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

May 17, 2019


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

The Elks Club presents scholarships each year to students from several South County high schools. This year the OHS scholarship was awarded to Chloe Wilke. The high schools the Elks Club looks at are Mehlville, Oakville, Hancock, and Notre Dame. One student is awarded the title per school. The Elks Clu...

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