The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Dancing With The Golden Girls

Riley Roderick, J1 Reporter January 5, 2024

While dancing for OHS, Grace Henry (10) has made memories, learned new skills and made new friendships throughout her time on the Golden Girls these past two years.  “I wanted to join the team because...

On Nov. 16, 2023, Lily Nguyen (9) poses for a photo with her dance friends at the Nexstar National Competition. This was my most recent competition, and I was so exited to preform, Nguyen said. Nguyen also dances for the OHS Golden Girls.

Dance Is Life

Malia Mustabasic, JI Reporter January 4, 2024

Some students hang out with friends after school, read or even play video games...but not Lily Nguyen (9). Nguyen spends her afternoons at dance. Nguyen is an OHS JV Golden Girl and a competitive dancer...

The Golden Girls and Cheer teams perform at different events.“We have a really great team with great captains,” Grace hickman (12) said, “so I know it’ll be organized. Theyve really helped us the entire season.” Both teams needed to find new coaches at the end of their fall seasons.
Photos by Alyssa Johnston

Incoming Coaches

Sawyer Bess, Reporter November 29, 2023

Coming into the winter sports season, two of Oakville's spirit teams had to find new coaches after situations arose with each. The Golden Girls have found and been working with their new coach for the...

Taylor Beranek (12), Katie Townsend (10), Camryn Doerr (9), Austyn Schnur (11) and Emily Pizzella (12) take a selfie after a successful “kidnapping.” “Its a great memory to have,” Beranek said, “and it helps with team bonding.” After the selfie was taken, the girls met with the team and had Panera and Starbucks for breakfast.

Sneaky Seniors

Maddy Geisler, Design Editor-In-Chief September 8, 2023

As the only sports who participate in “freshman kidnapping,” the cheerleaders and Golden Girls make sure to fully embrace their valued tradition. “The tradition has always been the seniors ‘kidnap’...

JV Golden Girls record their kick performance for their virtual NDA nationals on March 29.

JV Golden Girls take home second national title

Lydia Manning, Copy editor April 23, 2021

The junior varsity Golden Girls dance team has become back-to-back national champions after competing virtually in the NDA High School Dance Team nationals. The team is undefeated in the JV gameday category,...

Around OHS 4-23-21

April 23, 2021

This is the 11th broadcast of the 2020-2021 school year at Oakville High School. This edition of "Around OHS" features a profile on Outstanding Beginning Teacher Mr. Dan Wangler, the new Adventure and...

Channel 97 News 3-19-21

March 31, 2021

This is the 8th broadcast of the 2020-2021 school year at Oakville High School. This show features stories on the Golden Girls, the school nurse, vaccinations, local businesses, and pandemic pets... plus...

Morgan Murphy (12) and Carolyn Grayson (12) pose together at a home football game.

Murphy, Grayson continue to college dance teams

Lydia Manning, Copy editor May 23, 2019

Golden Girls captains Morgan Murphy (12) and Carolyn Grayson (12) have accomplished many things in their four years of GGs, including leading varsity to the team’s first-ever national title (small pom...

Golden Girls prepare for nationals

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator February 20, 2019

For five years, OHS Golden Girls has been competing at National Dance Alliance (NDA) in Orlando, FL. The team leaves today and come back late Monday, Feb. 25. Varsity will compete Feb 22 -23 for preliminary...

Golden Girls placing in 2A pom and mixed A categories.

Golden Girls Go Gold

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2018

The Golden Girls placed among the top teams at their first competition of the season.   The varsity and JV GG teams all competed at the Yvonne Cole Lindbergh Invitational at Lindbergh High School...

Golden Girls performing on the first day of school.

New school year brings new changes

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2018

With the 2018-2019 school year kicking into gear, many new changes and goals for the year are already underway. At the assembly on the first day of school, Principal Jan Kellerman introduced the theme...

Smiling towards the audience, Emma Miller (11) performs with the Golden Girls at their fundraising event, Breakfast with Santa.

Emma Miller (11): Q & A

Jordan Peters, reporter May 11, 2017

Emma Miller (11) currently dances for the varsity Golden Girls squad. Next year she plans to quit Golden Girls and peruse her training in musical theater. Good luck to Miller and her future endeavors!...

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