After singing the song “Loud and Heavy,” Gavin Sandvoss (11) was the winner in the high school competition.

Despite restrictions, students perform in Oakville’s Got Talent

Olivia Wolff February 18, 2021

Even with the many restrictions the event required due to the COVID pandemic, OHS was still able to host Oakville’s Got Talent on Feb. 12 at Nottelmann Auditorium. Ms. Ruth Carter, assistant choir...

The  Madrigal Singers present their first virtual dinner theatre, a show called

Madrigal Singers Dinner Theatre Christmas tradition goes virtual

Emma Borage, reporter December 19, 2020

Although this holiday season may be different for everyone, the OHS Madrigal Singers have found a way to spread holiday cheer virtually with the MADS Dinner Theatre. Traditionally, the MADS choir puts...

OHS band preparing for the bottled up performance.

OHS choir and band students go to state

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2019

Music students from across the St. Louis area participated in the District Solo and Ensemble festival, and 18 OHS choir events and 13 band events were eligible to move on to State. Band and choir students...

OHS students that have made all-state.

OHS singers make all-state

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2018

OHS choir continues to make their mark on Missouri. Eight OHS singers have earned a spot in the Missouri All-State choir. 13 OHS choir students made the All-Suburban choir, and had the opportunity to...

Band students practice in cramped hallway outside the girls bathroom.

Fine arts deserve better facilities

Tad Bast, reporter December 8, 2017

Old technology, overcrowding, security concerns. The Oakville performing arts department is in desperate need of new facilities. All of the the OHS performing arts — choir, band, and theatre —...

Kristin Steinbrueck (12) and Louis Luong (12) perform in the fall choir concert on Nov. 2.

Six choir students named all-state

Louis Luong and Caden Turner November 28, 2017

OHS choir has done it again. Six OHS students have been named to the Missouri All-State choir and will perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association Conference in January. Every year, high school...

Ronni Jones (12) sings with her family for her senior spotlight.

Choir bids farewell to 35 seniors

Bernie Harkins, reporter May 18, 2017

Focused mostly on the seniors, OHS choir hosted the annual Senior Farewell Concert on Monday, May 8, at the Nottelmann Auditorium. The choir program honored the 35 seniors leaving the program. There...

Band and choir state solo ensemble

Jordan Peters, reporter May 16, 2017

Oakville’s band and choir students performed well in the state solo ensemble contest on April 29 at The University of Missouri. In the contest, students were able to compete as a soloist or in a small...

Surprise baby shower for choir director

Surprise baby shower for choir director

Emma Reinagel, features editor March 31, 2017

Greeted with shouts of “Surprise!”, Mr. Michael Wegener, choir director, entered the band room to find a baby shower prepared by students, parents, and choir director Mrs. Chelsea Ayres. During...

OHS alums perform on national stage

Jaime Meier, profiles editor January 25, 2017

Three OHS alumnae recently had the opportunity of a lifetime. As members of Missouri State’s top choir Chorale, Shannon McFarland, Courtney Grigg, and Hannah Martin got to sing at President Donald...

Ronni Jones (12) performs with her instructor at the All-Suburban choir auditions.

Record breaking number of OHS choir students in All-State

Emma Reinagel, features editor November 11, 2016

Saturday, Nov. 5 was a monumental day for OHS choir. Thirty-one OHS choir students participated in three All-Suburban choirs at Pattonville High School and 12 were able to audition for the Missouri...

Choir sends 14 students to state solo and ensemble

Shante Crawford, reporter March 11, 2016

Choir’s hard work in the solo and ensemble event this past weekend resulted in multiple exemplary and outstanding rankings and sent fourteen students to state. The event took place on Saturday, March...

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