The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Drum majors Carley Hopkins (12) and Kayla Cormack (12)  pose for a picture with the trophy.

Band places 7th at national competition

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster October 3, 2019

The OHS band has made history again at BOA (Bands of America) Ohio on Sept. 28.  The band competed in the 3A class and earned fourth placed in their preliminary performance, which allowed them...

Drum majors Ben Lanier (11), Carley Hopkins (12), and Kayla Cormack (12) hold the trophy with  sophomore color guard captain Andrew Blanchette.

Band marches to third place at Tiger Ambush Classic

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster September 26, 2019

The OHS band placed third out of 29 schools and the guard placed second overall at the Tiger Ambush Classic at Edwardsville High School on Sept. 21.  The band competed in the 4A class, the highest...

Courtney Kreyling (9) flies through the performance at Fridays football game.

OHS band prepares for new season

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster September 9, 2019

Last year, the OHS Marching Band placed first at three competitions, went to France to perform at the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and marched in the St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup parade. This year, the band...

The alto-saxophone section performs during the 2018 show, Bottled Up, during a home football game.

Marching tigers announce 2019 marching show

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster May 23, 2019

The OHS band has just released their show theme for the upcoming marching season: Angelic. The show will showcase themes of a guardian angel with symbols of devotion, hope, and love.    “Last...

OHS band takes the field Sept. 14th.

Oakville marches to victory

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster September 19, 2018

The Oakville Marching Tigers’ wish came true when they won their first competition of the season on Saturday, Sept. 15. The OHS band received the award of Grand Champions of the Farmington competition...

Marching Band members hold banner while marching in the 2017 Homecoming parade.

Band holds summer community concert

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

The school year may be winding down, but the upcoming band season is already starting. On Friday, June 1, OHS Band will be performing at St. Bernadette Church Athletic Fields, which overlooks Jefferson...

Bucholtz and Zapf march professionally

Bucholtz and Zapf march professionally

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2018

Oakville’s marching band season may not start until July, but it has already begun for two OHS students. Conrad Bucholtz (12) and Adam Zapf (10) both auditioned for DCI (Drum Corps International)...

Carrying their banner, Marching band marches in the homecoming parade on Sept. 8.

Marching band plans trip to France

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2017

OHS band has travelled all over the country -- from Georgia, to Colorado, to Hawaii. And in 2019, they will go international for the first time -- to France. Because of their participation at the President’s...

The band hardware piles up in the band room.

Marching Tigers soar through sucessful season

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2017

The long days in the heat, performances under the stadium lights, and all the turf in the shoes came to an end as the OHS marching tigers wrapped up their season on a high note. At the sixth and final...

Marching Tigers perform in competition in Farmington.

Band brings home a win at first competition

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2017

The OHS marching tigers attended their first full-band competition of the season at the 20th annual Farmington Marching Invitational on Sept. 16- and the band was more than pleased with the results. The...

The OHS percussion ensemble groups up for a picture at Mozingo on Aug. 26.

OHS percussion competes at Mozingo

Sophia Indelicato, reporter September 8, 2017

With intense focus and sweat dripping down their backs, the OHS percussion ensemble prepared to execute their show for Mozingo Saturday, Aug. 26 at Eureka High School Around noon, the percussionists...

The OHS marching band performs their show at a recent football game.

Band starts the season in Tennessee

Jacob Kauffmann, webmaster September 25, 2015

For the first time in three years, the OHS marching band competed in the Bands of America competition. After traveling to Clarksville, Tennessee, last weekend, the band performed their 2015 show, “Band...

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