Spanish National Honor Society wraps gifts for Operation Christmas Child

Maddie Brutton (12) and Kayla FitzWilliam (12)  wrap a gift for children in  Central and South America.

Emily Merritt, reporter

November 11, 2019

Spanish National Honor Society members gathered in Señora King’s room on Nov. 7 to wrap holiday gift boxes for the Operation Christmas Child project. Within the past month, members of SNHS gathered gifts for children all around the world.  Operation Christmas Child collects boxes filled with gifts and t...

NHS hosts dollar delay

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2019

One of NHS’ popular annual fundraisers is back, but has a few changes. NHS is hosting Dollar Delay, previously known as Penny Delay, on Feb. 21 and 22 during all class periods. Students can delay the start of class by donating money at the beginning of the block. One dollar equals one minute of d...

NHS makes a change

Kayla Klipsch (12) helps her teacher organize their money during the 2017 Penny Delay.

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

April 4, 2018

Still feeling unmotivated after spring break? The National Honor Society has the fundraiser for you! On April 5 and 6, OHS will hold the second annual Penny Delay fundraiser to raise money for the St. Louis Crisis Nursery, a group that aims to prevent child abuse and neglect and helps families in...

OHS clubs treat community children

Dressed as a witch, Ally Turner (10) hands candy to a child in costume at Trick or Treat Tuesday on Oct. 24.

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

October 27, 2017

Many OHS clubs gathered in Gym B Tuesday Oct. 24 to give back to children in the community. Students in clubs such as Student Council, National Honor Society, and Science National Honor Society prepared games and lots of candy to celebrate Halloween with the youth in attendance. “Trick or Treat...

Club of the Week: NHS

2016-2017 NHS members stand outside of OHS as a part of the Homeless for the Night campaign.

Preston Ocello, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2017

National Honor Society, one of the many clubs of OHS, has earned the title of “club of the week.” Fundraising is one of the school's ways of raising funding and awareness for people in need, and that’s just what NHS does. They hold several fundraisers each school year. “Our...

NHS raises money by selling Yuda Bands

Sarah Simmons, reporter

April 6, 2017

Oakville High School National Honor Society (NHS) hopes to raise money for a teenage boy name Miguel Angel Choy Camey who lives in Varituc, Guatemala by selling Yuda bands. Yuda Bands are handmade leather bracelets with coconut shell beads from Guatemala. The word “Yuda” comes from the Spanish...

Shipping out supplies, NHS sends school supplies overseas through Projekt NADA

Jaime Meier, profiles editor

March 9, 2017

With borders shutting down and international tensions high, Oakville National Honors Society (NHS) is being countercultural by helping Bosnian students this spring. NHS hosted a school supply drive Feb. 27 to March 3 for Projekt NADA, an organization that distributes school supplies to kids in Bosnia...

Change for a change

Change for a change

Katie Counts, reporter

February 9, 2017

National Honor Society (NHS) has encountered some unexpected good fortune and it has to do with some lucky pennies. After hosting the Penny Delay on Feb. 2 and 3, NHS raised a whopping $2,320.13 for Project Peanut Butter, an organization that provides food to malnourished people in impoverished countries. For...

NHS homeless for the night

Jaime Meier, profiles editor

December 16, 2016

NHS has been doing something extra this holiday season. Instead of only collecting winter apparel for the homeless, the group tried to emulate the lives of the homeless. The original plan called for volunteers to stand outside the entrances by the main office and Gym A before a basketball game, enduring...

NHS annual Trick-or-Treat Tuesday

During Trick or Treat Tuesday on Oct. 25, Danielle Arconati (12) and Emily Davidson (12) pass out candy to little girl.

Sammie Phillips, ad director

October 28, 2016

OHS National Honor Society, NHS, hosted their annual “Trick or Treat Tuesday” on Oct. 25. Trick or Treat Tuesday is a service project that is formed for elementary kids all over the school district. The kids get to dress up and play games for Halloween while still remaining safe. NHS reaches out...

Spring cleaning at OHS

Casey Kenny, reporter

April 27, 2016

National Honors Society, or NHS, wrapped up their spring cleaning drive on April 7 and sent off the collected items to a hospital with a personal connection to the club. The items collected for the chemo patients were sent to Mercy hospital, which was suggested by NHS member Breanna Colombo (12)....

NHS holds drive for children’s hospital

Casey Kenny, reporter

March 29, 2016

National Honor Society is putting on a “Spring Cleaning” drive for the first time to help cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. NHS will be collecting small apparel items, such as hats, gloves, scarfs, and socks, board and card games, books, candy, and gum during ANP from March 28 until April...

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