“The Avengers” takes over theaters

“The Avengers” takes over theaters

Emily Maag, Editor-In-Chief

May 8, 2012

Marvel’s blockbuster “The Avengers” hit theaters last Friday, kicking off another summer of superhero movies. The film has already brought in over $200 million dollars, smashing records. The success is no surprise, as the quality of the film is fantastic. “The Avengers” is the first movie of its ...

2012 prom court announced

2012 prom court announced

Emily Maag, Editor-In-Chief

April 27, 2012

The 2012 prom court was announced on April 20. The senior class nominated their classmates the previous week. The six guys and girls with the most votes are given a place on prom court. The guys on court this year are Blake Barton, Nick Chinea, Johnny Courtois, Brad Morlock, Steve Ream and Aaron Wood...

Hockey deserves attention, even in a baseball town

Hockey deserves attention, even in a baseball town

Emily Maag, Editor-in-chief

March 14, 2012

In St. Louis, it is nearly inevitable to avoid talk of baseball or the Cardinals. Albert Pujols leaving for Los Angeles was the top story for weeks and talk of spring training consumed the news before it began. All of this is fine as it is baseball season, but the reality of it is that it is still hockey se...

OHS journalism wins 16 individual awards

OHS journalism wins 16 individual awards

March 14, 2012

The OHS journalism program received 16 individual awards at the Sponsors of School Publications annual spring conference held Monday (March 12) at Webster University. The Prowl student newspaper staff earned eight individual awards, the Channel 97 News broadcast staff garnered four, and the Tiger Paw...

Juniors nominate classmates for superlatives

Juniors nominate classmates for superlatives

Emily Maag, Editor In Chief

February 27, 2012

At the junior ring dance on Feb. 16, the class superlatives were announced. The junior class had a chance to nominate students the previous weeks in ANP. Following the previous years, the superlative categories were lighthearted and unique. Here’s a list of the winners: Most Accident Prone - Kyle...

Leadership puts unique twist on public speaking unit

Emily Maag, Editor in Chief

February 23, 2012

When students are asked to give a presentation in class, they are usually required to talk about a book or give the history of an ancient civilization. However, in leadership class this year, they are being required to give presentations on things like what not to say on a date or why Lindsay Lohan shou...

Author shares passion for fantasy and history with students

Author shares passion for fantasy and history with students

Emily Maag, Editor In Chief

January 30, 2012

Author Andrea Cremer paid a visit to OHS on Monday, Jan. 23. Cremer is a young adult fantasy author who is best known for her New York Times Best Selling “Nightshade” series, which debuted in 2010. Cremer began writing after crushing her right foot one summer. She drew inspiration from her childhood...

“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” heroine brings female power back to the box office

“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” heroine brings female power back to the box office

Emily Maag, Editor in Chief

January 13, 2012

During the holiday season, most moviegoers anticipate films of cheerful storylines and happy endings. However, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” broke this storyline, bringing some darkness into the holiday season. Based on the Swedish bestselling novel by Stieg Larsson, the film follows journalist...

Helpful hints for studying for finals

Helpful hints for studying for finals

Emily Maag, Editor In Chief

December 19, 2011

This week is one of the most dreaded weeks of the year:  finals week. No matter how old you are, it can be one of the most stressful, overwhelming experiences. Here are some tips to help keep a level head and make the most of time allotted for studying. 1. Beware of study groups. - Although study...

Madrigal singers delight at the theater

Madrigal singers delight at the theater

Emily Maag, Editor In Chief

December 15, 2011

The annual Madrigal theater was held on Dec. 8 and 9. The production was made up of two parts: a short Renaissance play and a brief holiday concert. This year, the play was entitled “The Saga of Modrick the Foul and the Great Chicken Coup.” The play began with a king and queen accompanied by a...

Radcliffe holds student led press conference for new film

Radcliffe holds student led press conference for new film

Emily Maag, Editor In Chief

December 1, 2011

Actor Daniel Radcliffe held a press conference at the National Journalism Convention in Minneapolis, MN on Nov. 19. The press conference was held live, via satellite. Students were able to ask Radcliffe questions about his first post-Potter film, “The Woman in Black.” The film, which hits theaters...

Journalism gets recognition: Seven OHS students go to the National Journalism Convention

Journalism gets recognition: Seven OHS students go to the National Journalism Convention

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

November 23, 2011

On Nov. 16-20, a group of journalists took a trip to the National Journalism Convention. For the first time since attending the convention, they won two best of show awards. The 2011 Yearbook received fourth place in Best of Show for yearbooks 275 to 325 pages. Channel 97 News received eighth place...

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