OHS seniors answer the call of duty

Elise Wagener, Reporter

May 18, 2011

While most OHS seniors are getting ready for a typical college life just a few hours from home, Lacey Dreppard (12) and Austin Leicht (12) are preparing for much more. Dreppard received a full scholarship from the U. S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. With only six weeks of leave per year,...

Band brings home the gold

Band brings home the gold

Elise Wagener, Managing Editor

April 20, 2011

The OHS symphonic band participated in the Heritage Music Festival in Williamsburg, VA, this past weekend. Along with being the only band to receive a gold rating, the group won the outstanding band award for having the highest score out of all bands and the sweepstakes award for having more than one...

Mr. OHS crowns Hensel above the rest

Mr. OHS crowns Hensel above the rest

Elise Wagener, Managing Editor

April 13, 2011

This past Friday (April 8), 25 senior boys competed in the annual newspaper-produced Mr. OHS pageant. After several elimination rounds, Drew Hensel (12) came out with the crown. Hensel, who represented National Honor Society (NHS), won the judges’ and crowd’s approval and was named Mr. OHS at...

Mehlville School District comes out on top

Elise Wagener, Managing Editor

March 8, 2011

A press release issued on Feb. 22 stated that in a recent study, the Mehlville School District is tied for the top in the state regarding Return on Investment (ROI). This district evaluation measured the educational productivity of over 500 school districts in Missouri, putting the Mehlville School District...

Donkey basketball canceled

Elise Wagener, Managing Editor

February 17, 2011

As of Feb. 17, the NHS sponsored donkey basketball game is canceled. Issues with the company’s insurance led to a central office decision to call off the game. There is a possibility that another game will be scheduled through a different company later in the school year, but this roadblock is...

Two OHS students perform at All-State Band Competition

Two OHS students perform at All-State Band Competition

Elise Wagener, Managing Editor

February 14, 2011

Members of the Missouri All-State band performed at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Lake of the Ozarks on Jan. 29. Two students represented OHS in the performance: clarinet player Mike Reynolds (12) and bari saxophone player Alex Mathews (11). OHS has seen many great musicians throughout the years, but Mathews...

Focus on the future

Elise Wagener, Managing Editor

January 6, 2011

“For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” -African Proverb At this point in time, us college-bound seniors are faced with some of the most difficult decisions of our life. Where will we go to school, what will we study and how in the world are we going to pay for it? These...

Elise Wagener – Managing Editor

Elise Wagener - Managing Editor

May 28, 2010

Class of 2011 Bio: As a returning staff member, I’m eager to see where our publication goes this year.  In addition to being Managing Editor for The Prowl, I’m also a drum major for the OHS marching band.  I am involved with Teenage Health Consultants (TAHC), the German Cultural Society Youth...

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