The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Sam Girard (10) and Olivia Lutker (11) practice their play entitled American Gladiator Housewives, for the second virtural play

Drama hosts second virtual play of unusual school year

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator May 5, 2021

Drama club hosts their second live virtual play entitled Oakville Night Live on May 7 at 7. Unlike their last play, “Bad Auditions on Camera,” Oakville Night Live is composed of five comedic pieces,...

Drama teacher/ technical director Melissa Harper, and Jeremiah Andrews (10) discussed the props for the upcoming play.

Drama begins their spring production process

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2020

The cast list is out, rehearsal has begun, and two new stories have begun to take shape. The OHS Drama Department has started production on the spring plays.   Drama teachers Ms. Amy Learn...

Isabella Wirthlin (11) talks to Ms. Melissa Harper about the design of the show.

Fall play “Tinkerbell” shines on stage

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2019

The lights are up, the cast list is out, rehearsal has started, and students have begun bringing Neverland to life. The OHS Drama Department has started the rehearsal and production process for the fall...

Keri McFarland (12) and Allison Harvey (12) rehearse for their one act plays during theatre workshop class.

Drama students shine in one act plays

Kyle Genthon, reporter April 16, 2018

Theatre students are taking the reins and directing their own plays, getting a taste of what it’s like to run the show like a true director. Ms. Amy Learn’s seventh block Theatre Workshop class...

Frances Lavall (11) works on creating the sign for the play, Our Town, on Feb. 7.

Popular play comes to town

Tad Bast, reporter February 20, 2018

Anyone who saw last semester’s play, “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet,” will remember its bright colors and fun. This semester's play is sure to provide a stark contrast. The OHS Theatre...

Drama students pose for a picture at ThesCon.

Drama students attend ThesCon

Tad Bast, reporter January 23, 2018

Theatre students from across Missouri gathered Jan. 11-13 for the Missouri Thespian Conference at the Marriott Grand Hotel in downtown St. Louis. OHS sent 12 theatre students. The conference, commonly...

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 —...

Rehearsing from the fall play, Taylor Zapf (11) and Allison Harvey (11) gave in shock at the murder announcement in the newspaper.

Drama produces murder mystery

Nicole Neher, editor in chief November 17, 2016

“A Murder is Announced,” this year’s fall play, is going on this week (Nov. 16-18) in the OHS Drama Center. The students, both cast and crew, have been working on the play since early September,...

Drama goes in new direction for spring play

Sydney Stern, news editor January 24, 2016

For the 2016 Spring Play, the OHS drama department is setting aside their humorous plays for a chance to portray tear-jerking stories from the Holocaust. I Never Saw Another Butterfly shows the story of...

Drama goes back to kindergarten for fall play

Drama goes back to kindergarten for fall play

Sierra Hunter, editor in chief November 18, 2015

What is your most memorable childhood memory? Is it an embarrassing moment that would rather be forgotten? The OHS Drama Troupe plans to relive all their kindergarten memories in the upcoming fall play,...

Drama students interact with the subjects of their study.

Kindergarteners teach high school drama

Sydney Stern, news editor October 26, 2015

Wohlwend Elementary welcomed the OHS drama department on Oct. 22 for an entertaining learning experience. The students participating in this year’s fall play took a field trip during ANP to observe...

Drama ‘seussifies” and “zombifies” Shakespeare

Michelle Ocello, Editor in Chief September 5, 2010

During Nov. 17-19, the OHS Drama department will showcase a double feature: “I Hate Shakespeare” and “The Seussification Of Romeo and Juliet”. “I Hate Shakespeare” gives a rundown of all...

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