3D Art stitches gifts for daycare children

3D art student Haley Lockamy (12) works on her stuffed animal project during class on Nov. 10.

Kyle Genthon, reporter

November 28, 2017

Dreams really do come true, especially if you have Ms. Alexandra Heyl as a 3D art teacher. Her and her first block 3D art foundations class stitched together fabric into stuffed animals for the children at Planet Child Care. This isn’t her first time doing this, either. Having previously done this...

Artistic talent rings A-Bell

Aaron Bell poses with his digital art.

Sophia Indelicato, reporter

November 1, 2017

From digital drawings to creating video games, Aaron Bell (12) has an exceptional talent for the electronic arts. Bell started drawing in October of his sophomore year. He began by taking pictures from the internet and copying them, until he became good enough to make his own. “I always liked drawing,”...

Samantha He (9) participates in Diverse-City Art competition

Sarah Simmons, reporter

May 18, 2017

Several art students from grades Kindergarten to 12th grade submitted their artwork to the Diverse-City Art Competition. Samantha He (9) a freshman at Oakville High School entered her artwork to the Diverse-City Art Competition. The art competition gave the students the opportunity to present their artwork...

Holly Nielsen (12) makes prestigious art show

Holly Nielsen (12) makes prestigious art show

Katie Counts, reporter

May 11, 2017

Decked out in pen smudges and Starry Night socks, it’s no secret that Holly Nielsen (12) loves art. But what started in the classroom, has been taken it to next level. Nielsen is one of 19 students selected to be in the Young Artists Exhibition, a student art show at the St. Louis Art Museum run...

The Taste of South County

The Taste of South County

Sammie Phillips, ad director

April 5, 2017

The South County Chamber of Commerce held “The Taste of South County at OHS on April 2. This event is where vendors and restaurants of South County come and give samples of what their business has to offer. Businesses like Oberweis, Culver’s, Sam’s Club, Papa Murphy’s, Mehlville Fire protection,...

New teacher sculpts new perspective

Emily Miller, opinions editor

November 14, 2016

A new art teacher, excited to be at Oakville, brings interesting, new art pieces and projects with her to the OHS Art Department. Ms. Alexandra Heyl is teacher who originally taught in Cuba, MO for four years, though originally lived Webster Groves. Ms. Heyl studied at at University of Central Missouri...

New student run clubs take on OHS

Emma Reinagel, features editor

September 21, 2016

OHS has several new clubs to offer students such as the Environment Club, sponsored by special education teacher Mr. John Kretschmer, and Art Club, sponsored by art teacher Mrs. Alexandra Heyl. Art Club will meet every Tuesday in room 309, and Environment Club will meet every Wednesday in room 219...

Three artists get selected for Soulard Art Market

Three artists get selected for Soulard Art Market

Amanda Schlaker, Business/Advertising Manager

April 8, 2013

Three artists, Amy Hughes (12), Caitlin Knipp (11), and Brianna Quinn (10) are being featured in the Soulard Art Market’s exhibit called The Next Generation, opening April 12 at 7 am. Hughes will have two pictures features, Claws and Ronnie in Fountains. Claws is a black and white photos with colore...

Byron Neal’s photography bought by gallery

Byron Neal’s photography bought by gallery

Stephanie Torbit, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Vice President Byron Neal (12) recently had a piece of his art bought by an employee at Sheldon Art Hall. One of the three photographs he submitted online got into the Art Hall and eventually someone showed an interest in buying one. “It started with my photography class last semester. I was a cadet...

Senior leaves an impression

Shellie McIver, Reporter

April 26, 2011

Chelsea Self (12) is a talented artist whose work has been chosen to be showcased. Self had five pieces of her work from AP Studio Art showcased in three shows last weekend in the St. Louis Artists’ Guild show, which showcases the work of high school students. Last year, Self had four pieces of...

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