Tips to take on finals

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2017

Although winter break is right around the corner, we OHS students still have one major barrier to get over until we are free for first semester: finals. Finals often bring a lot of extra stress for students. On top of taking tests in every single class, these tests count for a higher percent of our...

Finals are Finally Here…Now What?

A, Advice Columnist

December 16, 2013

It is that time of the year again! As the temperature starts to drop the struggle to get grades up begins to rise. Everyone at OHS is dreading this week: finals. If you are a returning Oakville student you know how the week goes; stress, stress, stress and cram, cram, cram. The one key to acing finals? ...

The semester in review

Megan Haislar, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2013

With the first semester coming to a close, it’s hard not to notice all of the changes this year at OHS. It’s time for a bit of a recap! The biggest change (and the one that we are constantly reminded of) is the school lanyards. The general attitude towards these lanyards has remained pretty mixed thr...

A final change to the schedule

Hannah Hoffmeister, editor-in-chief

November 26, 2013

This year the only things that will be the same when it comes to finals are the same grinding tests. Both Oakville and Mehlville have decided to space out the week for finals so that students have more time to study without stressing as much. Mehlville used this finals schedule last year, and Oakvi...

A+ for the new finals schedule

A+ for the new finals schedule

Jess Roderick, Reporter

November 24, 2013

At the end of every semester students dread finals. It can be stressful and overwhelming for most, especially because they’re essentially taking 6 different tests in just 2 days. By the time the semester is coming to an end, finals are the only thing that stand is students’ way before break. However, ta...

How to study for finals

Maddie Foster , reporter

May 20, 2013

It’s finally the last week of school. All that stands between us and summer is finals. As much as we dread finals they are important. They can make up 10% of a student’s grade. So what is the best way to prepare? Well obviously it is important to study. Although it may be tempting to cram all y...

Should some students be excused from finals?

Maddie Foster , reporter

May 20, 2013

Should all students have to take finals? At some schools students who have an A in a class are excused from that final. If a student has an A in a class they clearly understand the material so a taking a final would be pointless. Some schools take a different approach. If a student has less than fo...

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...

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