Hannah Franke takes the ‘perfect’ test

Hannah Franke takes the ‘perfect’ test

Jack Butchart, reporter

March 13, 2020

For the first time in nine years, an OHS student has scored a 36 on the ACT.  Hannah Franke (11) managed to get a perfect score on her ACT during the Dec. 14 test. This perfect score took some work to achieve, however.  “To prepare for the ACT, I took it once over the summer without any prep to get a...

Could Coronavirus affect Spring Sports?

Could Coronavirus affect Spring Sports?

Avery Neal and Davin Smith

March 13, 2020

On March 13, OHS spring sports athletes still had lots of speculation regarding cancellation of games and practices due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Rumors included postponement of games until the beginning of April to overall cancellations of the whole season.  The truth is that Dr Chris...

Oakville hockey’s fantastic postseason run comes to an end at Enterprise Center

Oakville hockey’s fantastic postseason run comes to an end at Enterprise Center

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

The Oakville Tiger Hockey club came within one win of a perfect postseason run. On Wednesday, March 11, the Oakville hockey team fell short against Duchesne, losing 3-1 at Enterprise Center in the Wickenheiser Cup final. Despite the final score, the Tigers dominated the offensive zone for much of t...

Boys and Girls Basketball End Their Season in District Finals

Boys and Girls Basketball End Their Season in District Finals

Avery Neal, Editor

March 11, 2020

Boys and girls basketball were hoping to make history March 6 at Vianney High School in the championship games of the district tournament. The girls were going for their second district title in the last three years. It would have been the fifth district championship in school history. The boys, mean...

Speech and Debate sends large group to district competition at Ladue

Speech and Debate sends large group to district competition at Ladue

Damon Deemie, reporter

March 5, 2020

Out of the greater St. Louis area and Jefferson City, OHS has more entries than all but five schools in the upcoming Missouri State High School Activities Association district competition this Friday and Saturday (March 6-7) at Ladue High School. OHS has nine speech entries out of 11 total slots, and OHS also ...

Drama performs two one-act plays

Drama performs two one-act plays

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, reporter

March 4, 2020

The set is painted, lines memorized, and the lights are up. Spring plays “Who Calls?” and “A Game” will be performed at the Oakville Drama Center this week.   The plays open Wednesday, March 4 at 7 pm in the OHS black box theater, and will be performed at the same time and location...

OHS Diver places fifth at State Championships

OHS Diver places fifth at State Championships

Grace Foley, reporter

March 2, 2020

 OHS diver Mason Meinershagen (9) had no idea what to expect for her first season of high school diving. However, she ended up on a podium at the Missouri Girls Swimming and Diving State Championships. “I wasn’t (even) expecting to qualify,” said Meinershagen. She qualified on Tuesday, ...

Oakville hockey heads to Enterprise

Oakville hockey heads to Enterprise

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

We're going to Enterprise Center!  That's what the Oakville hockey players were shouting as they won the biggest game of their high school career. With time winding down and the Oakville players and fans on their feet, the Tigers knew they would be playing for the Wickenheiser Cup. “It m...

OHS pilots new approach to traditional classrooms

OHS pilots new approach to traditional classrooms

Ellie West, reporter

February 27, 2020

OHS has begun to see the impact of an educational movement that has been changing the way that classrooms around the country look and function.  These new “pilot classrooms” incorporate flexible seating and more unique furniture designs. The goal of this new seating is to give students a ...

OHS wind symphony prepares for Truman trip

OHS wind symphony prepares for Truman trip

Amanda Parker, reporter

February 25, 2020

For many years the OHS band program has had clinicians such as members from the University of Missouri come in to work on music and instrument specific issues to help improve the program.  This year, though, the OHS wind symphony is going on a short trip, Feb. 27-28 to Truman State University in Kir...

Spanish Ⅳ students create wax museum in library

Spanish Ⅳ students create wax museum in library

Leyla Vilic, reporter

February 25, 2020

Senora Meghan King’s Spanish Ⅳ first block students created a wax museum of historical figures from Hispanic cultures on Friday, Feb. 7.  Mrs. King always tries to make Spanish a fun class, and pursues diverse projects. This time, she pushed her students to create a wax museum. The student...

Juniors dance the night away

Juniors dance the night away

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, reporter

February 25, 2020

Thursday, Feb. 13 was a night to remember for OHS juniors as they received their class rings in style.   The Junior Ring Dance took place at Andre’s West Banquet and Catering in Fenton, MO where students were treated to food and a DJ’d dance. As well, junior superlatives were announce...

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