Athletes give back

Athletes give back

Emily Lansford, Reporter

February 16, 2011

In recent years, pickleball has caused quite a craze at OHS due to the competitiveness of the sport. Several students come to class decked out in their best athletic wear and sweatbands to prepare for their match. Because of the fun and competitiveness of the sport, John Thomas (12) and Marc Torbit (12)...

Debate team runs with successes

Emily Lansford, Reporter

January 18, 2011

Despite losing several talented seniors and being one of the smallest speech and debate teams in the area, the OHS speech and debate team has proved its talent in recent events. On Jan. 15, the team competed in the Greater St. Louis competition and placed third in overall points achieved. In fact,...

NHS plans for success

Emily Lansford, Reporter

January 6, 2011

Last year, National Honor Society surpassed its goal of raising $5000 for its chosen fundraiser with flying colors. Sponsor of the club, Ms. Amanda Zink, is confident that this year NHS will have the same success even without returning any of last year's executive leaders. “This year, the...

Cope 24 works to break the cycle

Emily Lansford & Shokoo Mohammad, Reporter & Marketing Director

December 20, 2010

In the beginning of Dec., OHS had an interesting visitor talk to Sociology classes about Cope 24. Cope 24 is led by Missouri resident, Renee Howitt, who travels throughout the whole state educating students about parenting and about child abuse. Cope 24 (Changing Our Parenting Experience 24 Hours...

Field hockey team improves despite obstacles

Emily Lansford, Reporter

October 1, 2010

Going into this year, there were questions as to whether there would even be an OHS girls field hockey team. But after tryouts, the coaches ended up being able to keep two full teams (varsity and junior varsity). So far the team has exceeded everybody’s expectations. The two captains, Katie Kelly...

Freshmen twins add to a talented, veteran cross country team

Emily Lansford, Reporter

September 15, 2010

Coach Mike Bishop has extremely high expectations for the boys cross country team this upcoming season due to the immense amount of experience returning and the two valuable additions to team. Two year state qualifier Jake Bast (11) had a fantastic season last year, placing 18th in state. Also, Ervin...

Emily Lansford – Reporter

Emily Lansford - Reporter

May 24, 2010

Class of 2011 Bio: My name is Emily. Pretty much everyone says that I look like a little kid. I love watching any kind of drama tv series and all chick-flick movies. My all-time favorite show is One Tree Hill. It’s literally my obsession. Teen Mom and Gossip Girl are also my faves. I am probably ...

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