The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


A painting of lemons showcases Katie Rohrs (12) artistic abilities. I really liked what I made and wanted to do more of that, Rohr said. She paints a lot in her free time.

Art is Everywhere

Anna Rohr, J1 Reporter April 21, 2022

OHS senior Katie Rohr has discovered the beauties and creative freedom that art has to offer. Since getting into art, she has created beautiful paintings and drawings. Though there are some ups and downs,...

Parker Seims (12) photograph, The Beauty of a Mushroom, shows the vibrant life of a mushroom.

Art students showcase true talent

Taylor Herrmann , reporter May 12, 2021

 The Emerson Young Artists showcase is an annual event celebrating the artistic abilities of students in the St. Louis area. And, this year, 12 students from OHS were accepted for art and photography...

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

3D Art stitches gifts for daycare children

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...

Aaron Bell poses with his digital art.

Artistic talent rings A-Bell

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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