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OHS hosts women’s self defense classes

Isabella Thebeau, reporter

February 11, 2019


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Why should you take a self defense class? Nothing feels better than knowing you can take care of yourself in all forms. Women’s self defense classes will be held at OHS. The classes are open to women ages 16 and older, and covers basics for usable defensive action. The members will learn easy actions formed ...

Girl swimmers qualify for state

Girl swimmers qualify for state

Davin Smith, reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The regular portion of the girls swim season may be over, but a few OHS swimmers have qualified for the state meet. One of them is Meg Heveroh (10), who has dominated in the pool, setting new school records in the 200-meter freestyle and the 100-meter freestyle. She qualified for state in three e...

Winter guard starts season strong

Winter guard starts season strong

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

February 7, 2019


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While the varsity OHS Winter Guard has yet to reach its full potential for the season, it had a strong start by placing third out of 14 teams at its first competition on Jan. 26 at Mascoutah High School. They competed in the Scholastic AA class, which is the second lowest class. This is a step up from las...

OHS runners recognized for academics

OHS runners recognized for academics

Joey Miller, reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Academics, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

OHS cross country runners have been recognized for academic excellence.   Six OHS student athletes, Emma Mueller (12), Mackenzie Montandon (11), Olivia Witte (9), Jack Parcell (11), Drew Elza (10) and Alex Sullivan (12) were selected for Academic All State in Cross Country. “I’m very pro...

Health project breaks stereotypes

Health project breaks stereotypes

Avery Neal, reporter

February 7, 2019


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A new addition to the health hallway has been catching the attention of many students and teachers. A poster outside Room 237 reads “Everyday we face the stereotypes that society gives us, and everyday we overcome these stereotypes. We are teenagers, we are strong, we are proud, we are Oakville.” Pic...

Kuntze scores 1,000 points

Kuntze scores 1,000 points

JoJo Labrier, reporter

February 5, 2019


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Nothing but cheers and applause is what one OHS student-athlete heard as she made history at a recent basketball game. For Emily Kuntze (12 ), the contest at Notre Dame on Jan. 23 was no ordinary game. This was the game she would hit the 1,000-point mark for her high school career. “I’ve been...

OHS varsity hockey optimistic heading into playoffs

OHS varsity hockey optimistic heading into playoffs

JoJo Labrier, reporter

February 1, 2019


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After ending their regular season on a high note, the OHS varsity hockey team is looking forward to the upcoming playoffs. The tigers beat Parkway West 6-3 in the high school Winter Classic, at Clayton Shaw Park, Jan. 26. OHS came out strong and dominated Parkway West  the entire game. OHS saw g...

Winter formal results

Winter formal results

Bethany Hagan, reporter

February 1, 2019


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The second annual Sadie Hawkins Winter Formal dance took place on Saturday, Jan. 26 with the King and Queen determined in a different way. “If you receive the most likes of your proposal picture on Instagram with the hashtag #ohswinterformal19, you win,” said senior class vice-president Maxin...

Head coaches not returning

Head coaches not returning

Jordan Beseda, reporter

February 1, 2019


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The 2019 fall season for OHS boys soccer and girls volleyball is bound to look a bit different. Head soccer coach Jordan Klipsch and head volleyball coach Kristina Kanallakan will not be returning to their coaching positions. Klipsch is a former OHS soccer player who decided to return to the field he on...

FCCLA students receive recognition

FCCLA students receive recognition

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

January 28, 2019


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Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) at OHS enjoyed considerable success at their recent regional competition. On Jan. 22, FCCLA students traveled to Ritenour High School where nine received recognition. Three won gold ratings and qualified for state competition. “The exper...

Igwe wins Oakville’s Got Talent

Igwe wins Oakville’s Got Talent

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019


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Singers, dancers, pianists, guitarists, and baton twirlers from Oakville High School, Oakville Middle School, and Bernard Middle School competed in the sixth annual Oakville’s Got Talent show on Friday, Jan. 18. Bryant Igwe (12) won first place in the high school category, winning a $100 cash prize...

Leadership’s 2019 Winter Spirit Week

Leadership’s 2019 Winter Spirit Week

Preston Ocello, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019


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Winter formal is on its way and will cap off the 2019 winter spirit week. For the second straight year, the winter formal will be a Sadie Hawkins Dance where girls ask guys Spirit week began today (Jan. 22) with Swinter day, students bundled up for the winter storm and the beach! Meme Day i...

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