OHS alum sees study abroad experience cut short by pandemic

Counts was supposed to study abroad in Bangkok for five months. That time was cut short by COVID-19.

Avery Neal, Social Media Coordinator

April 17, 2020

The new coronavirus pandemic has caused schools to shift to online learning, cancel events, and postpone others. Many college students studying abroad were forced to come home, including one OHS alumnus. Katie Counts is a 2017 graduate of OHS and quickly became very familiar to the school's journ...

Journalism students produce award winning content

Melanie Neff (12) receives her award at the Journalism banquet on May 16.

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2018

Journalism students across the St. Louis area submitted their work to the Journalism STL contest, and OHS came out on top of several categories for the broadcast, myOHSonline.com, and the 2017 Tiger Paw yearbook. The journalism program received 10 individual awards, including three Best of Show awards,...

Journalism program recognized nationally

Award winners Melanie Neff (12), Mckenzie Knapp (12), Rachel Delgado (12). Max Rodenbeck (12), Kayleigh Tritschler (11), and Kristin Kuchno (11) pose for a picture in the OHS library after returning from the convention.

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017

Twelve OHS journalism students travelled to Dallas, TX for the National High School Journalism Convention on Nov. 17-19 and several of them returned with awards. Three members of the yearbook staff won awards for their work. Rachel Delgado (12) earned an Excellent award in Yearbook Copy and Captions:...

Journalism receives national honors

OHS received eight honors from the JEA national convention plus a Best of Show award for Channel 97 news.

Jaime Meier, profiles editor

November 17, 2016

The OHS journalism program received high honors at the JEA national convention in Indianapolis, IN. Twenty-five students attended the convention, and eight were recognized in write-off competitions. Students went sightseeing, conquered the Escape Room, toured Indy Motor Speedway, shopped at the mall,...

Students win awards at national journalism convention

Students pose for a picture at the National Journalism Convention in Orlando, FL.

Sierra Hunter, editor in chief

November 20, 2015

Eight Oakville High School students won awards during the write-off competitions at the National Journalism Convention in Orlando, FL. The convention lasted four days. Students attended various sessions to strengthen their journalism skills and compete in write-offs. Over 2,000 students competed in...

Becoming a journalist

Megan Haislar, Editor-in-Chief

January 13, 2014

Journalism is not a dying field! While the printed paper may be starting to go a bit out of style, the stories are still there—and someone’s got to write about them! So why not you? Reporters will be around for a long time—who else is going to report on the Kardashians when they’re in nursing hom...

Journalism Promo

April 22, 2012

Everything about the Journalism program at OHS. Newspaper. Yearbook. Broadcast. Click here to check out more videos...

OHS journalism wins 16 individual awards

OHS journalism wins 16 individual awards

March 14, 2012

The OHS journalism program received 16 individual awards at the Sponsors of School Publications annual spring conference held Monday (March 12) at Webster University. The Prowl student newspaper staff earned eight individual awards, the Channel 97 News broadcast staff garnered four, and the Tiger Paw...

OHS journalists receive top honnors at National Journalism Convention

OHS journalists receive top honnors at National Journalism Convention

Evyn Johnson, Features Editor

November 23, 2010

Channel 97 News was one of 10 broadcasts in the nation to receive Best of Show recognition in the Broadcast Program category. The awards were presented at the convention held Nov. 11- 14 at Kansas City Marriott Downtown and Convention center. “I have been very pleased with the work the students...

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