Turf troubles OHS

The turf field consists of mainly black rubber pellets, which conceal the green fibers on the field.

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

September 23, 2016

It’s no surprise that the OHS football field has just about reached its expiration date. According to homeguides.sfgate.com, a football field needs to have its artificial turf replaced every five to ten years. If not replaced, the field loses the integrity of its surface and its shock-absorbing...

Same school, new sign

The old sign (right) is removed as the new sign (left) is installed.

Johanna Carrigan, reporter

April 11, 2016

There was a new addition to OHS during spring break that might change the way people in the community learn about the school. A marquee sign was installed while OHS was out of session. The old sign was over 20 years old, therefore administration thought it was time for an update. “It [the old...

Track team starts workouts to prepare for the season

Sydney Stern, news editor

December 11, 2015

Just as basketball workouts were kicking off, varsity runner for the OHS track team, Favor Oparaji (12) wanted to let her spring sport, track and field, have the same opportunity. Never before has track and field been able to get approval by coaches or organize themselves in such a way that enough...

Santa gets a little extra help from DECA this year

Jess Roderick, Reporter

December 20, 2013

Throughout the month of December, personalized letters from “Santa” are being made by DECA members for children around the Oakville community for just $7. The letters from santa idea was presented by athletic director Becky Czuppon. DECA thought it was a great idea and decided to try it out. ...

OHS althetes leave their paw prints behind

OHS althetes leave their paw prints behind

Marisa Hutch, Reporter

September 11, 2013

This year at OHS the varsity cheerleaders are selling Paw Prints to all athletes, band and choir members to benefit the varsity cheerleading fund. The idea for Paw Prints sprouted one day when cheer coach Christy Mathews found paw print stencils in a old closet. After talking to Becky Czuppon (Athletics D...

And Toby the tiger is…

And Toby the tiger is...

Tina Haberberger, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2013

Last week, OHS held mascot tryouts for Toby the Tiger for the first time.   In the past, OHS did not hold tryouts for the mascot. Typically, a few different people would request to be the mascot for games, but no one was ever fully committed. This year, the Varsity cheerleading coaches Mrs. Chr...

Twitter take over Oakville

Twitter take over Oakville

Amanda Schlaker , reporter

March 8, 2013

Students have found an interest in Twitter, where people can easily post and update their followers. The teachers at OHS have seen the interest and are responding by joining Twitter. Coaches like Mr. Dan Schoenfeldt and Mr. Rich Sturm, and even Ms. Becky Czuppon, the athletic director, have put th...

Pumpkin guessing games: Czuppon and grade execs create a new way to give back

Pumpkin guessing games: Czuppon and grade execs create a new way to give back

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2011

What’s orange, huge, and weighs a lot? A giant pumpkin. Here at OHS we had one located in the cafeteria, but the reason it was there is worth much more then its weight. At lunch last week students paid a dollar to guess the weight of this pumpkin.The closest person to the actual weight won a free...

Czuppon receives prestigious honor

Czuppon receives prestigious honor

Kayla Polka, Reporter

September 16, 2011

OHS athletic and activities director Mrs. Becky Czuppon has recently achieved a prestigious honor by becoming an addition to the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), an organization dedicated to growth in high school activities and athletics. As the activities and...

Seniors are given new rights

Seniors are given new rights

Ciera McNabb, Editor

September 2, 2011

New privileges have been granted to all of the seniors that show academic achievement and good behavior throughout their four years at OHS. For the first time, the class of ‘12 will be given new rights that include: 11 Friday off campus lunches, open ANP (academic networking period) travel without...

Crunch Time: New vending machines give OHS students choices.

Crunch Time: New vending machines give OHS students choices.

Courtney Kluge, Editor

September 2, 2011

When the students of OHS walked into the school commons on August 17, the futuristic looking vending machines were the first thing that caught their eye. In previous years, the old vending machines have been known to steal dollar bills, hold on to potato chip bags, and just not work. With new shiny...

Freshman Orientation: Incoming students learn about “Our House”

Freshman Orientation: Incoming students learn about “Our House”

Jamie Powers, Reporter

September 2, 2011

OHS Freshmen Orientation was August 11 from 7:30-11 am, and the procedure was a little different this time. Every year, Freshmen are assigned a specific day during the summer to come up to school and receive their school schedules, meal passes, locker combinations, and any other necessities for the...

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