The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Lilly Mathews (10) in Mrs. Daughadays ANP shows off her egg she received from NHS.

NHS surprises students with Easter eggs during ANP

Emma Borage, reporter April 14, 2021

Although Easter celebrations may still be on hold this year, the OHS National Honors Society has found another way to spread the Spring spirit. On Wednesday, April 7, NHS members passed out Easter eggs...

Many national honors societies have changed service hour requirements for this unprecedented year.

OHS Honors Societies Create New Opportunities for Students to Receive Cords

Emma Borage, reporter March 31, 2021

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many teachers have been making accommodations in order for students to participate in clubs and activities at OHS. It’s simple for typical clubs, but what about...

 Sophie Kettenbrink (12) helps NHS make goodie bags for teachers on Oct. 28. “I’m not too much of an artsy person, but I loved being back and doing something small I feel can make a big impact on lives, said Kettenbrink.

NHS officers turn Trick-or-Treat Tuesday to teacher goodie bags

Olivia Wolff, reporter October 30, 2020

Almost every year, NHS members put together a Trick-or-Treat Tuesday event for children around the community. This year, the plan was to have a drive-thru for kids. The cars would pull up to several stations...

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

Spanish National Honor Society wraps gifts for Operation Christmas Child

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...

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...

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

NHS makes a change

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....

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

OHS clubs treat community children

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...

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

Club of the Week: NHS

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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