Shaun Lamar steps up for speech and debate

Sarah Kiely, reporter

October 15, 2015

Speech and Debate is a major club at OHS. It has been lead by Mr. Taylor for fifteen years now. Every year, Taylor has key returning debaters, usually seniors. However, with no varsity seniors this year, junior Shaun Lamar has stepped up. Shaun has been a member of speech and debate for three years....

Speech and Debate Ties for First With Ladue

Speech and Debate Ties for First With Ladue

Sophie Seim, Centerspread Editor

October 6, 2014

On Saturday Oct. 4, the OHS Speech and Debate team competed in the Autumn Congress Tournament at Buerkle Middle School. 93 students competed from 11 different schools. Nine students from OHS competed in Congressional Debate in six “Houses” over three 90 minutes sessions. All three of the varsity...

Letter grades should not be the central focus of students’ studies

Leah Cooper, Copy Editor

April 23, 2012

Every student at OHS is familiar with the system of receiving grades as a way of measuring their success in the classroom. OHS follows the A-F grading scale, “F” being the lowest grade awarded. In order to pass a class, a minimum of a “D” is required. This grading system often produces two...

Debate team runs with successes

Emily Lansford, Reporter

January 18, 2011

Despite losing several talented seniors and being one of the smallest speech and debate teams in the area, the OHS speech and debate team has proved its talent in recent events. On Jan. 15, the team competed in the Greater St. Louis competition and placed third in overall points achieved. In fact,...

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