Benjamin hands down choir shirt to Sato

Benjamin hands down choir shirt to Sato

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

May 17, 2012

For over ten years the OHS choir has maintained the choir shirt tradition. This year, Bryce Benjamin (12) handed down the choir shirt to Alex Sato (11).   Each year a spirited senior, must be male, is chosen to carry on the tradition by whoever currently has the honor. The senior who inherits the shi...

Robben acquires his 1,000 victory as girls varsity soccer defeats Northwest

Robben acquires his 1,000 victory as girls varsity soccer defeats Northwest

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

March 28, 2012

Varsity soccer head coach Dave Robben reached the 1,000 victory mark Tuesday, March 27 when the OHS girls varsity soccer team defeated the Northwest Lions 3-1. The Tigers played a possessive space-oriented  game. Abby Ullo (12) led the attack by scoring the Tiger’s first goal within the first ten...

OHS journalism wins 16 individual awards

OHS journalism wins 16 individual awards

March 14, 2012

The OHS journalism program received 16 individual awards at the Sponsors of School Publications annual spring conference held Monday (March 12) at Webster University. The Prowl student newspaper staff earned eight individual awards, the Channel 97 News broadcast staff garnered four, and the Tiger Paw...

Video games are not making kids fat, food is

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

February 28, 2012

Parents, dietitians, and specialists always try to blame video games for their fat kids. It is not the video games that make kids fat, it is the food. Maybe if parents would monitor food intake and control diets, then the nation’s children would be thinner. Teach them to put down the “Big M...

Annual junior ring dance “lookin’ to be a great time”

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

February 16, 2012

The annual junior ring dance will be held at Andre’s West on Thursday, Feb. 16.   The junior ring dance is held to distribute the class rings that the juniors ordered. During the dance, the class superlatives are also awarded. This year, superlatives include most likely to be a professional athlete, ...

For those about to rock, we salute you

For those about to rock, we salute you

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

February 10, 2012

On Feb. 9, the annual OHS Battle of the Bands took place and rocked the house. Quali-T, also known as Tommy Stieren (11) featuring Eric Simon (12), won by populous vote. “I appreciate everyone who came out to the show and especially the ones who voted for me; it means a lot,” said Stieren. Organized...

Pep Rally kicks off winter spirit week

Pep Rally kicks off winter spirit week

Rachel Scott, News Editor

February 9, 2012

OHS kicked off spirit week with a pep rally in Gym A on Feb. 6. Although there will be no winter dance this year, school spirit was still high at this rally highlighting the winter sports teams. Emily Maag (12) and Kelsey Boyle (12) hosted the assembly in Gym A and they invited team captains to update...

AP World teacher Mrs. Amy Merriott selected to grade AP exams

AP World teacher Mrs. Amy Merriott selected to grade AP exams

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

January 30, 2012

OHS AP World History teacher, Mrs. Amy Merriott, has been chosen to grade AP World exams. “I’m excited to do it,” Merriott said. “It’s a huge opportunity for academic growth.” In order to be chosen as an AP grader, Merriott had to fill out an online application explaining why she wanted...

Carrier IQ: without privacy there is no freedom

Carrier IQ: without privacy there is no freedom

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

December 9, 2011

In this media oriented age, privacy is on the decline, but is monitoring phone data too far? Yes. Most smartphones and android phones are embeded with a program that only paranoid techies would notice called CarrierIQ. CarrierIQ is a program that monitors every keystroke made on the phone and stores...

Boys Soccer heads to Kansas City for State semifinals

Boys Soccer heads to Kansas City for State semifinals

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

November 18, 2011

On Saturday Nov. 12, the OHS varsity soccer team defeated Frances Howell 1-0. The OHS soccer team will be playing in the state quarter finals on Friday in Kansas City. “We’re moving onto Kansas City,” varsity head coach Dave Robben said. “With that said, Howell Central was all we could handle.” The...

Biomedical program creates opportunity for students to explore medical interests

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

November 17, 2011

The Mehlville School District is presenting  a college credit biomedical program before the Board of Education during the November school board meeting. The program would be a four year program, but students would have the freedom to begin, at any year and every year, a different college credit class. The...

A kick in the right direction

A kick in the right direction

Kaitlyn Steiger, Sports Editor

November 2, 2011

After last night’s incredible victory against Mehlville, the OHS varsity boys soccer team is prepared to bring home a district title. Tomorrow night the boys will face the ultimate test, playing against top dogs, the Vianney Griffins. Vianney’s record is 18-6-2 while OHS is 17-7-1. Last year we...

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