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Allen qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Allen qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

October 16, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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  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


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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


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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.   ...

OHS partners with Chick-fil-A for birthday treat

OHS partners with Chick-fil-A for birthday treat

JoJo LaBrier, reporter

October 2, 2018


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A new partnership with a local restaurant has OHS students feeling satisfied on their birthdays. OHS has partnered with Chick-fil-A to honor kids on their birthdays, and help with Chick-fil-A's business. Mr. Jason Buatte, OHS assistant principal, set up the sponsorship by contacting Chick-fil-a ...

Cheerleaders cheer for St. Louis Cardinals

Cheerleaders cheer for St. Louis Cardinals

Kathleen Seithel, reporter

October 2, 2018


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Filled with new faces, Oakville’s varsity cheerleaders have started the season with their annual fundraising efforts. For the fourth year in a row, the cheerleaders were given the chance to perform at Busch Stadium on Sept. 10. The 16 varsity girls entertained Cardinal fans in Ford Plaza with thei...

Girls cross country races for medals

Girls cross country races for medals

Joey Miller, reporter

September 28, 2018


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Girls Cross Country is off to a strong start, with varsity girls taking medals in every race so far. Emma Mueller (12) and Mackenzie Montandon (11) both medaled at the Lutheran South Invitational that took place in Jefferson Barracks Park, which was the first race of the season on Aug. 30. Out of 63 run...

Mueller earns spot on Federal Reserve Student Board of Directors

Mueller earns spot on Federal Reserve Student Board of Directors

Christina Meier, editor-in-chief

September 26, 2018


Filed under Academics, News, Top Stories

One OHS student is getting a unique opportunity to gain real world experience for her career. Emma Mueller (12) is one of 18 students from the St. Louis area chosen to serve on the Federal Reserve Student Board of Directors. Mueller first learned about this opportunity while on a field trip with her AP...

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