FCCLA makes OHS history

Kayla Jackson (12), Eve Talarski (11), Courtney Doerr (12), Megan Blanchard (11),  Madelynn Turner (12), and Morgan Orr (12) pose for a picture with their gold certificates after receiving news they qualified for state.

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator

February 11, 2020

On Jan. 15, FCCLA competed in a Star Competition in Belgrade, MO, and made OHS history. Six girls competed, placed gold, qualified for state.  Competitors and topics from OHS included Kayla Jackson (12) and Eve Talarski (11) for Event Management, Courtney Doerr (12) for Interior Design, Megan B...

Blanchard selected for design competition

Megan Blanchard (11) cuts out fabric for a project for FCCLA.

Lydia Manning, Copy editor

October 31, 2019

Many students are able to follow their passions at OHS, but one student is getting a unique opportunity to gain experience in her field. Megan Blanchard (11) is one of just three students from the St. Louis area to be selected as a youth designer assistant through the St. Louis Fashion Fund (STLF...

FCCLA earns silver at state

Megan Blanchard (10), Kayla Jackson (11), and Megan Miller (12) smile proudly with their medals.

Kristin Kuchno, reporter

April 3, 2019

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) at OHS took home the silver medals at the recent state competition.     On March 17-19, three students traveled to Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks for FCCLA state. Megan Miller (12) for Career Investigation, Ka...

FCCLA cooks up changes

Megan Blanchard (10) prepares toppings for baked potatoes for the first Tiger Takeout on Oct. 4.

Lydia Manning, Copy editor

October 12, 2018

With 32 members, FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) is larger than ever. With the new size comes new changes for the Family and Consumer Science Club. “We’re changing everything this year,” says FCCLA sponsor Ms. Jaime Daughaday. “We are definitely learning as we grow....

FCCLA students qualify for state

Chloe Willmering (12) and Jacob Kujath (12) pose for a picture with their FCCLA STAR competition pieces they created.

Maddy McClure, reporter

February 20, 2018

Seven OHS members of FCCLA competed in Regional Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR ) Events for the first time ever on Jan. 24. Four OHS students did so well they qualified for state. “I was elated. I worked really hard to accomplish this. Sewing has become my passion, and using that...

FCCLA prepares for Presents for Paws

Justin McCrady (11) collects dog beds during the 2016 Presents for Paws.

Lexi Onder, reporter

November 15, 2017

FCCLA (Family Career Community Leaders of America) is hosting its annual Presents for Paws fundraiser starting Dec. 1 and ending Dec. 15. Pet supplies will be collected in ANP (Academic Network Period) to benefit the Belleville Area Humane Society (BAHS), BI-State Pet Food Pantry, Stray Rescue of...

Presents for Paws “12 Days of Christmas”

Presents for Paws

Sammie Phillips, ad director

November 30, 2016

Two OHS groups are teaming up to host “Presents for Paws”, starting on Dec 1. FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) and GSA (Gay-Straight-Alliance) are sponsoring Presents for Paws, a collection drive that will benefit four local animal welfare groups which include: Stray Rescue...

OHS opens doors to community with “Trick or Treat Tuesday”

Jess Roderick, Reporter

October 28, 2013

“Trick or treat smell my feet, give me something good to eat!” Halloween is just around the corner and OHS is celebrating it by getting involved with the community. Hosted by NHS with the help of Golden Girls, FCCLA, German Club, French Club, DECA, and more, for the first time ever OHS is hostin...

FCCLA members get cooking

FCCLA members get cooking

Kaitlyn Steiger, Sports Editor

January 13, 2012

For a little over three years, FCCLA (Family, Community and Career Leaders of America) club members have slaved over hot stoves, but for a worthy cause. This February, FCCLA will be baking cookies for Bridge Centenary, a homeless shelter that sees about 650 people each day. This particular shelter...

FCCLA has “Celebration Time”

Kaitlyn Steiger, Reporter

April 26, 2011

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, (FCCLA) is one of the many OHS clubs that works hard to promote student involvement with organizations around the Oakville community. On May 12, FCCLA is holding an end of the year picnic in Bee Tree Park. Members of FCCLA are invited and encouraged...

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