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The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Ladage and Anderson score a goal at Oakvilles home game against Lafayette. It was really exciting to assist in scoring the first goal at our first home game of the season, Ladage said. The team is really looking forward to how the season plays out.

Kicking Off The Season

Katie Schroeder, Reporter April 5, 2023

The Oakville girls varsity soccer team had their first two games this week. They have a 1-1 record so far, and the team as a whole believes they have what it takes to perform well in postseason.  “I...

Planning Out Your Own Winter Wonderland

Planning Out Your Own Winter Wonderland

Deirdre Davis, Reporter February 10, 2023

1. Ice Skating  This winter is full of new ice skaters, and you could be next! Steinberg Skating Rink, Brookdale Farms, Kennedy Recreation Center, Kirkwood Ice rink, and many more locations are open...

New Club At OHS

Katie Schroeder, Reporter February 6, 2023

Earlier this year, OHS history teachers Kara Beck and AJ Shinabargar created the Youth and Government Club for students interested in the process of state government and how it works.  “It had been...

Jester Earp (9) takes part in the Corn Hole Tournament. I was sobbing, crying. I lost... Earp said. The tournament took the entirety of ANP on Thursday, Dec. 15.

Tis The Season For Competitive Corn Hole

Deirdre Davis, Reporter December 19, 2022

This school year introduced OHS’s first Corn Hole Tournament on Dec. 15, put together by Sports and Entertainment Marketing, AMPED and FCCLA.  “We approached the students in Sports and Entertainment...

Students laugh on the way to the dance floor at Homecoming on Oct. 1. “The best part of the night— just dancing with all my friends,” Mason Meinershagen (12) said. Meinershagen also enjoyed Homecoming as an event that gets the whole school involved in the fun.

Lights off, Spotlight on

Maddy Geisler, Design Editor-In-Chief October 7, 2022

OHS held its annual Homecoming on Oct. 1 for the 2023 school year and there were notable differences from last year’s.  “I liked that there was a room that did not have lights on,” Heidi Niedermann...

New Librarian, Familiar Face

New Librarian, Familiar Face

Katie Schroeder, Reporter October 3, 2022

Jessica Betz has been an English teacher at OHS for 10 years but has always wanted to be a librarian, so when the position opened up last school year, she jumped toward the opportunity and got the...

Administration made the decision to make new changes to e-hallpass with the hopes to take back control of the hallways.

Are Two Hall Passes Enough?

Katie Schroeder, Reporter September 13, 2022

As the 2022-2023 school year has just recently begun, there have been new procedures and expectations set in place for students across OHS. Among these implementations, one has significantly struck the...

OHS sophomore Ezra Freeman poses for a photo while deep in thought. I was so shocked, Freeman said of racist comments he has received. Freeman first countered racism at the age of five.

A Different World

Maddy Geisler, Design Editor-In-Chief April 20, 2022

In a room full of people being singled out just for walking in is Ezra Freeman, an OHS sophomore who was born in Guatemala. “They (Marcia and Dave Freeman) adopted me on April 6, 2007,” Freeman...

Alex Parum (12) will be attending St. Louis University in the fall of 2021 with a completed associates degree from STLCC.

Students are taking advantage of an opportunity to graduate high school with a college degree

Ava Hounsom, reporter April 19, 2021

Alex Parum (12) had a tough decision on the first day of his junior year in high school. He was deciding whether to become a full time student at St. Louis Community College (STLCC), or to stay at OHS...

Co-student body presidents Isabella Wirthlin (12) and TJ Meinershagen  (12) work on a story for the first school broadcast this year.

Wirthlin shows determination and care inside and outside of OHS

Emma Borage, reporter December 10, 2020

“She is one of the most determined, diligent, and gritty workers of all time,” said history teacher Mr. Dan Richter. “She’s always there for anyone who needs her,” said her friend, Alex Boehlje...

Jojo LaBrier (12) leads freshmen on a tour of the school.

Leadership class welcomes freshmen to OHS

Jack Butchart, reporter October 20, 2020

With Covid-19 still rampant and keeping high school students in virtual school for the first nine weeks of the school year, current freshmen may be a little confused about what high school looks like....

Amber Apetz (11) watching M*A*S*H with her family.

Students, staff try to stay positive during pandemic

Bethany Whitener, reporter May 21, 2020

During this unprecedented pandemic, OHS staff and students are keeping hopes alive by spreading positivity throughout the community and finding creative ways to spend time with loved ones.  “My...

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