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Students laugh on the way to the dance floor at Homecoming on Oct. 1. “The best part of the night— just dancing with all my friends,” Mason Meinershagen (12) said. Meinershagen also enjoyed Homecoming as an event that gets the whole school involved in the fun.

Lights off, Spotlight on

Maddy Geisler, Design Editor-In-Chief October 7, 2022

OHS held its annual Homecoming on Oct. 1 for the 2023 school year and there were notable differences from last year’s.  “I liked that there was a room that did not have lights on,” Heidi Niedermann...

A poster for Homecoming shows the nominees of the 2021 Homecoming Court.

OHS prepares for Homecoming outside

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

Homecoming, a classic high school tradition, will be taking place a little bit differently at OHS.  In previous years, Homecoming was held in Gym A and the Commons, there was no mask mandate and students...

Hockey cheerleaders Chloe and Cameron West (12) hand out candy during the homecoming parade. Hockey won the All-Around Best Float award.

OHS turns back time to celebrate homecoming

Lydia Manning, Copy editor November 4, 2019

With OHS in its 50th year of existence, the school celebrated homecoming recently with a fitting theme of “Through the Decades.” OHS wrapped up spirit week and prepared for the big game on Friday...

Joey Rounds (11) attempts to catch the potential game tying touchdown in the final minute of the 2019 homecoming game.

Football can’t ‘catch’ a break

Davin Smith, Sports Editor October 24, 2019

The OHS Tigers put up a good fight during the Homecoming football game on Oct. 18. But the final OHS possession of the game put people in a frenzy. The Tigers, trailing the Northwest Lions 21-13, drove...

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October 16, 2019

The Homecoming court stands in front of OHS, ready for the dance.

Homecoming court is announced

Davin Smith, Sports Editor October 10, 2019

OHS announced this week the ten members of the 2019 Homecoming Court. Seniors Brian Horton, Andrew Carter, Adam Leeker, Zayn Abusharbain, and Curtis Schmidt were chosen for the guys. The senior girls...

Sam Gandhi (12) and Nicole Schmidtz (12) wave to the crowd below.

OHS dances “Under the Sea”

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2018

OHS students journeyed “Under the Sea” for the Homecoming dance on Saturday, Sept. 29. Students came for a night filled with music, dancing, and chatting with peers while the commons was decked...

The varsity cheerleaders are all smiles on their Moana themed float during the Homecoming Parade on Sept. 28.

OHS celebrates HoCo week

Lydia Manning, Copy editor October 10, 2018

  A week of beautiful weather helped Oakville celebrate another successful homecoming. Homecoming was kicked off with Spirit Week, with spirit days including pajama day, camo day, 80’s workout...

The Homecoming 2018 sign hangs in the OHS commons.

OHS announces Homecoming festivities

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster September 24, 2018

Homecoming week has arrived for the 2018 school year. The theme for this year’s dance is Under the Sea and will be held in Gym A on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 7pm-10pm. Leading up to the dance, Leadership...

Homecoming court participants.

OHS announces 2018 HoCo court

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2018

OHS seniors recently elected its 2018 Homecoming Court. The boys elected are David O’Donnell, David Cormack, Connor Jones, Enrico Jones, and Sam Gandhi. The girls selected are Nicole Schmitz, Delaney...

Singing the National Anthem, Brad Hartmann (12) passionately participates in Leaderships USA day themed game.
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Students show homecoming spirit

Nicole Neher, editor in chief September 19, 2017

OHS held its annual Fall Spirit Week Sept. 5-8, leading up to the homecoming parade and dance that weekend. On Tuesday, the week started off with Pajama Day. Students were able to jump straight out...

With fellow court members Abbi Baker (12), Queen Sophia Martino (12), and Brad Hartmann (12), JP Latreille (12) waves at the crowd after being crowned.

Latreille, Martino declared royalty at homecoming dance

Sophia Indelicato, reporter September 13, 2017

The biggest stars were the homecoming court. Elegantly poised in black sashes, the court gathered on stage for coronation at 9 p.m. It was made up of the boys: Jordan Jost, Brad Hartmann, Jake Lamons,...

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