Murphy, Grayson continue to college dance teams

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

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 division). Although they are graduating from a champion team, both girls will be carrying on the l...

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 competition. They will compete small varsity mix, small varsity pom, and small varsity kick w...

Golden Girls Go Gold

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

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 on Dec. 1 against schools from Kansas City, St. Louis, and Illinois.   Varsity placed...

New school year brings new changes

Golden Girls performing on the first day of school.

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 of the school year: Be kind to every kind. “I really believe that all of us need to be very ...

Emma Miller (11): Q & A

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

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! 1.When did you first become a Muny kid? “I started when I was nine years old.” 2. What Muny...

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. They also competed in pom and placed ninth out of 32 teams that competed. “Getting awards...

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 syndrome began in seventh grade, where she was told that if she continued to dance she wouldn't be able...

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 area competed in the competition. They were divided into different categories based on the size of...

Golden Girls host Breakfast with Santa

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

Jordan Peters, reporter

November 29, 2016

The OHS Golden Girls hosted their third annual breakfast with Santa on Saturday Nov 26. The Golden Girls organized different activities for the kids to participate in while enjoying their breakfast. Some of the more popular activities included a face painting station, a place for the kids to make...

Two athletes go the extra mile to prepare for their futures

Sarah Kiely, reporter

March 29, 2016

At 4 am., while the rest of Oakville sleeps, two alarm clocks ring. Kristine Pickens (12) and Chase Kohl (10) roll out of bed and pull on their exercise clothes. A dancer and an MMA fighter, respectively, both students have trained themselves to get up before the sun every morning to get in a workout...

Golden Girls end the season in Orlando

Taylor Boles, reporter

March 6, 2016

OHS Golden Girls finished strong at their last competition of the 2015-2016 season. The Golden Girls competed in the NDA (National Dance Alliance) National Championships and placed 2nd in Pom with their routine, “Rumors.” The girls also placed 4th with their routine, “Skyfall.” and 8th with...

Golden Girls prepare for NDA Nationals

Casey Kenny, reporter

February 24, 2016

Oakville’s Golden Girls prepared this week for their trip to NDA Nationals in Florida. Preview night, an opportunity to show off their routines one last time before taking the stage, was Monday, Feb. 22 in Gym A, and all levels (varsity, JV, and the Junior Goldens) performed starting at 6:30 p.m....

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