Spanish National Honor Society wraps gifts for Operation Christmas Child

Maddie Brutton (12) and Kayla FitzWilliam (12)  wrap a gift for children in  Central and South America.

Emily Merritt, reporter

November 11, 2019

Spanish National Honor Society members gathered in Señora King’s room on Nov. 7 to wrap holiday gift boxes for the Operation Christmas Child project. Within the past month, members of SNHS gathered gifts for children all around the world.  Operation Christmas Child collects boxes filled with gifts and t...

French club hosts gingerbread competition

Winner Nathan Long (12), focusing on building his gingerbread house.

Kaitlyn Blanton, News Editor

December 21, 2018

  Joyeuses fêtes! OHS French Club ran the annual gingerbread competition for all students which took place on Dec.7 after school in the cafeteria. There was a total 14 students in the five teams who competed that ranged from two to four students per group. Teams of students paid $10 to...

Season of giving

Students help wrap gifts for the Community Care Project.

Kaitlin Dettmann, reporter

December 12, 2016

Here in the Mehlville School District there is a special school district teacher that makes a difference in and out of the classroom. With the holidays coming up, help is needed to spread the cheer. Mrs. Leah Black, a social worker for SSD, noticed the need for an “Adopt A Family” program after...

OHS helps Beasley celebrate the holidays

Casey Kenny, reporter

December 11, 2015

OHS helped Beasley Elementary take on the holidays during Beasley’s “Pancakes with Santa” Holiday Extravaganza. Kids of all ages were welcomed on Dec. 4 to join for all-you-can-eat pancakes, crafts, games, and face painting. The day was produced with the help of Oakville’s NHS and Key Club....

He Knows if You’ve Been Bad or Good!

He Knows if You've Been Bad or Good!

Shannon Stegmann, Reporter

December 18, 2013

Back in the day Santa used to just know if you’ve been naughty or nice, but now he's got a new method of deciding who's naughty and who's nice: he sends one of his own elves to come and live with you during the holidays! Around Thanksgiving most homes with young children gain a family member for the ...

Finding the perfect gift

Finding the perfect gift

November 22, 2013

It is that time of the year again! Black Friday is right around the corner and the time is dwindling down to get Christmas presents for your loved ones.For many of us students, we are all finally getting employed and have money to buy gifts for others. Although the idea of Christmas shopping and wrapping...

Oakville’s Chrismas Wish List

Kaitlyn Steiger, Reporter

December 10, 2010

The holiday season provides time to enjoy special moments with family and hold close classic Christmas traditions, but how can one hide the excitement for piles and piles of gifts? This year, OHS is hoping to receive a variety of gifts listed on their Christmas lists. If you need help deciding what...

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