Band places 7th at national competition

Band places 7th at national competition

Cassandra Ludwig, editor

October 3, 2019

The OHS band has made history again at BOA (Bands of America) Ohio on Sept. 28.  The band competed in the 3A class and earned fourth placed in their preliminary performance, which allowed them to move onto finals.  Saxophone section leader Sophie Kettenbrink (11) said, “finding out we made final...

OHS band prepares for new season

OHS band prepares for new season

Cassandra Ludwig, editor

September 9, 2019

Last year, the OHS Marching Band placed first at three competitions, went to France to perform at the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and marched in the St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup parade. This year, the band has even more planned, and it all started with the MEMC (Metro East Marching Classic) on Sept. 7. ...

New group teaching style exercised in classrooms

New group teaching style exercised in classrooms

McCall Phillips, reporter

October 8, 2016

Kagan, a three day voluntary training, was held over the summer for all teachers that were interested in a new structure of teaching. The 76 Oakville teachers who attended are applying this style into their classroom. The goal of Kagan is to receive group participation from all students. Kagan uses...

Turf troubles OHS

Turf troubles OHS

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

September 23, 2016

It’s no surprise that the OHS football field has just about reached its expiration date. According to homeguides.sfgate.com, a football field needs to have its artificial turf replaced every five to ten years. If not replaced, the field loses the integrity of its surface and its shock-absorbing...

Thank You, OHS Janitors

Sydney Hallett, Online Editor-In-Chief

September 18, 2014

At OHS, appreciation is spread around to the teachers, the students, and the administration. Little appreciation seems to be spread around the janitors, and without them, the school would be a complete mess. They work extremely hard to keep our school clean. They work during the school year as well...

Students help out the community

Students help out the community

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor

May 1, 2014

OHS students were able to get out of the classroom and learn in a different way on May 1. Students went to various locations helping the community in more ways than one. As part of the second annual Service Learning Project, one group of students went to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery to mulch...

Whoey is Shuey

Adam Schafer, Reporter

November 7, 2013

Mrs. Jana Shuey, a new face around OHS, has been involved with DECA for 6 years. 5 years were spent teaching in Nebraska and her 6th year spent here. While in Nebraska Shuey was extremely involved with DECA. Assisting the marketing club to state Shuey proofread all major projects from her students and...

New Bio Med Course at OHS

Kelly Ries, Reporter

November 7, 2013

NEW to the Oakville Science department is the Biomedical Program. The classes available in this program are Principles of Biomedical Sciences, Human Body Systems and Medical Interventions. Students from any grade are eligible to take these science classes while taking the appropriate grade level scienc...

Senior skip day- all good?

Cam Popp, Reporter

November 7, 2013

Senior Skip day, the day every high senior looks forward too. Usually set on a Friday or Monday, for an extended weekend. All the students pick a day, and most of the senior students stay home from school on purpose. The OHS seniors this year chose the Friday after Halloween for their day to skip. This a...

Senior Skip Day Fall 2013

Shannon Stegmann, Reporter

November 5, 2013

Last Friday, November 1st, was the class of 2014’s first senior skip day. It was the day after Halloween, which was a Friday, and in the senior’s eyes made it a perfect day to skip. There became some complications with this day after the date had already been set. The seniors soon found out that t...

Leadership students gain extra shadows

Dalvin Parker, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2013

November 1 Oakville is allowing parochial students to shadow or follow leadership students here at OHS, for the first time ever. 20 eighth graders came from several parochial schools such as: Queen of All Saints, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Margaret Mary of Alacoque, and Abiding Savior Lutheran to se...

Boys Golf loses tough match to Northwest

Boys Golf loses tough match to Northwest

Brendan Jost

April 22, 2013

The OHS boys golf team played a tough Northwest team on April 17 at Northwest. The Tigers ended up losing the match.  “We really need to work on being more consistent,” head coach Mrs. Cindy Maulin said.  The Tigers conference tournament starts on April 24 at Ambriar Golf Course. They have high hopes ...

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