Pep assembly cancelled

Mikayla Putz , entertainment editor

February 28, 2013

This past week at OHS was a little chaotic. Without school on Monday due to presidents day, and a pep assembly that was scheduled to be on Friday, Feb. 21, the schedule was supposed to be a little different. On Thursday, OHS students were supposed to have their fourth block during ANP and sixth block ...

Snapchat hits Oakville

Snapchat hits Oakville

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

November 30, 2012

There is a new way to take ridiculous ‘selfies,’ and it is called ‘snapping’. Snapping is taking a picture of yourself by using the application SnapChat. You then send the picture to your friend after choosing how long you would like your friend to be able to view this photo. When they receive...

OHS Walks to Find Cure for Diabetes

OHS Walks to Find Cure for Diabetes

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

October 25, 2012

OHS students had the opportunity to go out to the football field and walk around the track during Academic Networking Period on Oct. 24. However, this was not just for a breath of fresh air. Students walked around the track for the Cure for Diabetes Walk, for the cost of only one dollar. This event w...

Freshman goes the extra mile

Freshman goes the extra mile

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment/Profiles Editor

September 17, 2012

Triathlons take a lot of effort to complete, considering that there are three different challenges that participants must overcome: biking, running, and swimming. Griffin Bailey (9) is an expert in all of these areas. Last summer Bailey participated in the National Youth Elite triathlon circuit. This...

Brand new student advisory board is created at OHS

Brand new student advisory board is created at OHS

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment/Profiles Editor

September 17, 2012

A new student advisory program is sweeping across OHS. Similar to the OHS faculty board, the student group will be made up by a group of students who are chosen by their Academic Networking Period (ANP) teachers. These students will meet once a month to address issues, concerns, or comments about OHS...

Choir takes a trip to New York

Choir takes a trip to New York

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

May 15, 2012

Over the years, many dreams have come true in New York City. Recently, a lot of the OHS choir student’s dreams have done just this. On April 11, over 100 OHS choir students left for New York City to fulfilled their dreams at the National Heritage Music Festival. At this specific competition, six...

OHS Students succeed in the National Spanish Exam

OHS Students succeed in the National Spanish Exam

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

May 15, 2012

Twenty five OHS Students recently took the National Spanish Exam on April 3 in the OHS Library. This exam ranked them out of six schools including Nerinx, Principia, MICDS, John Burroughts, Westminster Christian Academy, and Villa Dushesne. OHS was the only public school in the area to take the test. “Half...

Coaches Vs. Cancer

Coaches Vs. Cancer

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2012

OHS Varsity basketball battled it off with Mehlville High School (MHS) in the annual Coaches Vs. Cancer game at OHS on Feb. 7 with all the seats filled. In the end OHS won by 14, leaving OHS with the win, 58-44. As OHS students and staff welcomed many MHS fans in the doors of OHS, things instantly ...

First flowers of the season

First flowers of the season

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

February 3, 2012

Many may be wondering, when will the Valentine’s Day candy grams be coming around? But this year they won’t be. Student Council (STUCO) is going to be taking a different approach on Valentine’s Day by replacing candy grams with flower grams. Flower grams are the same thing as candy grams, only...

Magical madrigals dinner

Magical madrigals dinner

Mikayla Putz , Entertainment Editor

December 9, 2011

The Madrigal Chamber Choir (MADS) at OHS is having their annual dinner theater     this week , with the last show today, Dec. 9. The MADS Dinner Theater is a concert-play put on by the MADS choir for parents and students. The show they are doing this year is “The Saga of Moodrick the Foul and the...

Journalism gets recognition: Seven OHS students go to the National Journalism Convention

Journalism gets recognition: Seven OHS students go to the National Journalism Convention

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

November 23, 2011

On Nov. 16-20, a group of journalists took a trip to the National Journalism Convention. For the first time since attending the convention, they won two best of show awards. The 2011 Yearbook received fourth place in Best of Show for yearbooks 275 to 325 pages. Channel 97 News received eighth place...

Pumpkin guessing games: Czuppon and grade execs create a new way to give back

Pumpkin guessing games: Czuppon and grade execs create a new way to give back

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2011

What’s orange, huge, and weighs a lot? A giant pumpkin. Here at OHS we had one located in the cafeteria, but the reason it was there is worth much more then its weight. At lunch last week students paid a dollar to guess the weight of this pumpkin.The closest person to the actual weight won a free...

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