OHS moves prom, graduation to July

Last year's graduation ceremony was held at Chaifetz Arena, the first OHS graduation ceremony ever held at the arena on the St. Louis University campus. This is Sam Gandhi accepting his diploma from Mrs. Peggy Hassler of the Mehlville Board of Education. Sam was the 2019 Student Body President.

Leyla Vilic, reporter

May 12, 2020

Covid-19 has ruined plans for millions of people around the world, and OHS is no different. Prom and graduation, two of the most memorable events in a student’s life, have been affected. The unknown of the virus puts students and teachers in an anxious place, and everyone is debating whether to hold the...

Panzau Evans impacts OHS student decisions

Panzau Evans impacts OHS student decisions

Jordan Beseda, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Our whole lives we have been told about the dangers of drinking and driving. The horrific outcomes of poor choices often seem like a far-off reality. We think ‘that will never happen to me.’ Sarah Panzau Evans felt the same way until the night the reality became hers. OHS juniors and seniors received a visit fro...

Seniors dance the night away in ‘Hollywood’

Tommy Purschke (12) and Grace Bellovicb (12) are crowned Prom King and Queen.

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

OHS held its prom on May 11, and students who attended can agree it was a successful and memorable night. Students took a trip to “Hollywood” at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Chesterfield for the night. Dinner was held at 7 p.m., and once finished, guests walked down the red carpet to the...

Preparation for Prom

The 2018 OHS prom

Christina Prince, reporter

May 2, 2019

Prom is around the corner. This year, it is located at the Double Tree by Hilton in Chesterfield. The theme for this prom is Hollywood. Prom starts at 7 p.m. and it ends at 11 p.m. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Coronation will be announced at 8:15 p.m. Students ...

Seniors shine at light filled Prom

Prom Queen Hannah Baker (12) and King Corey Chase (12) smile for a picture after being crowned.

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

May 21, 2018

OHS had its prom on May 14, and with the primarily positive response from those who attended, most can agree that the night was a success. Prom was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Chesterfield. The doors to this “night of a thousand lights” opened at 6 p.m. with dinner being served at 7. Once...

Students experience a night in Arabia at Prom

Raising his arms in celebration, Prom King Austin Hallet (12) acknowledges the crowd.

Katie Counts, reporter

May 17, 2017

OHS held its “Arabian Nights” themed prom for the 2017 class on May 13 at the America Center. But more than just the students danced. To support the prom theme, several bellydancers performed for the students. As well, there were henna tattoo artists and a flip book photo booth. Austin Hallet...

Make it sparkle: prom theme causes debate

Ciera McNabb, Center spreed Editor

December 19, 2011

Prom. This is the day every student anticipates during their high school career. Not only is it a fun-filled dance with great music, decorations, and a delicious dinner, it marks the end of our overall teenage experience. Everything that we worked for, everything that we have become, all the friends...

2011 Prom Review: the aftermath of fire and ice

2011 Prom Review: the aftermath of fire and ice

Erika Dicandia, Reporter

May 16, 2011

As I walked into the America’s Center door to reveal our prom set up I was surprised and a little disappointed at once. The decorations were nicely set up. I felt that we probably could of gone a little crazier on the decorations to really make them pop. “I thought they were sick how half was...

How to get a prom date in 10 ways

Erika Dicandia, Reporter

April 15, 2011

When seniors come back from their Spring Break all that is left is Prom, Graduation and All-night Grad. No wonder Prom is the hot topic buzzing through the Senior hallways. The bigger question for most people is, how are you going to ask your date? Typically guys ask the girls. Tradition is that whoever...

Students will model prom attire at Mr. OHS

Sarah Girardier, Reporter

March 8, 2011

On April 8 during intermission at the annual Mr. OHS pageant students can look forward to the Prom Fashion Show. Hosted by Senior Exec, in conjunction with Men’s Warehouse and David’s Bridal, the Prom Fashion Show is a Senior event which acts as a promotional tool to get word out about Prom and...

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