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The school newspaper of Oakville High School


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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!...

Golden Girls go to Nationals

Golden Girls go to Nationals

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief March 9, 2017

The Golden Girls traveled to Orlando, FL for NDA Nationals on March 2 for a weekend long competition. The girls placed fourth in the nation in small varsity team mix, four spots better than last season....

Athlete of the week: Carissa Wideman

Athlete of the week: Carissa Wideman

Dominique Robinson, photo editor March 8, 2017

Despite serious injury, snapping hip syndrome, Carissa Wideman (12) did not let it stop her from being a part of her team or let it take away her passionate love for dancing. Wideman's snapping hip...

Golden Girls dance to victory

Emma Reinagel, features editor December 7, 2016

The Golden Girls started the year off with success as they finished first in poms and jazz at their first competition at Lindbergh High School on Dec. 3. Teams from schools all around the St. Louis...

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