Ally McClung raises awareness for veterans

Ally McClung raises awareness for veterans

Isabella Thebeau, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Ally McClung (12) is in the STL CAPS program, more specifically in the Medical and Healthcare strand. It allows high school seniors to find a profession. In the Medical and Healthcare program, McClung was challenged to choose a cause that she was passionate about. She had to finish three component...

Shipping out supplies, NHS sends school supplies overseas through Projekt NADA

Jaime Meier, profiles editor

March 9, 2017

With borders shutting down and international tensions high, Oakville National Honors Society (NHS) is being countercultural by helping Bosnian students this spring. NHS hosted a school supply drive Feb. 27 to March 3 for Projekt NADA, an organization that distributes school supplies to kids in Bosnia...

Cheering for St. Jude

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

January 30, 2017

Over the summer, 51 OHS cheerleaders attended the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) cheer camp. While there, the girls wrote letters to family and friends asking for financial support for the Team Up for St. Jude campaign. From the donations over the summer and now, OHS cheer is placed 13th...

Project Now, political science club organizes human rights fundraiser

Sydney Stern, news editor

November 4, 2016

OHS Political Science Club will be conducting a variety of fundraisers throughout the month of November for two human rights organizations, UNICEF and Hope for Justice, which they intend to call "Project Now". The organization's’ main goal is to provide support for people who have suffered through...

Hockey cheer holds fundraiser, scholarship at Culver’s

Shanté Crawford, reporter

February 8, 2016

On Feb. 2, the hockey cheer girls hosted a fundraiser at Culver’s to raise money on behalf of the team and to start a college scholarship. Coach Michelle Kawelaske thought it would be a successful way to bring in more money. Half of the money went towards starting a cheerleader scholarship in memory...

FBLA and DECA conclude clothing drive

Casey Kenny, reporter

February 2, 2016

OHS’s FBLA and DECA put on a clothing drive to raise money for their upcoming competitions. All of the clothes donated by the school are sold on a website called, and the clubs received 40 percent of profits to help fund DECA members’ competition fees, which any member can attend at...

NHS fundraises to help Pakistanie flood victims

Kayla Polka, Journalism 1

October 4, 2010

The OHS National Honor Society’s goal this semester is to raise around $5,000 dollars to help the flood victims in Pakistan. They have dedicated their time and effort to what they believe is an under-covered tragedy that altered the lives of millions in late July. Twenty million lives in Pakistan...

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