OHS journalism wins 16 individual awards

OHS journalism wins 16 individual awards

March 14, 2012

The OHS journalism program received 16 individual awards at the Sponsors of School Publications annual spring conference held Monday (March 12) at Webster University. The Prowl student newspaper staff earned eight individual awards, the Channel 97 News broadcast staff garnered four, and the Tiger Paw...

Winter Spirit Week prevails despite dance cancellation

Winter Spirit Week prevails despite dance cancellation

Sarah Girardier, News Editor

January 30, 2012

On Monday, Feb. 6 the OHS Student Council (StuCo) will be kicking off their annual Winter Spirit Week. Every year, StuCo hosts one weeks with an array of activities to pump up the student body. Normally, the week ends with Winter Dance. This year, the dance was canceled because of lack of attendance...

OHS Varisty Soccer pulls through for a win against Rockwood Summit

OHS Varisty Soccer pulls through for a win against Rockwood Summit

Sarah Girardier, News Editor

November 10, 2011

Despite terrible conditions, with the rain coming in sideways at points, the OHS varsity soccer team did not let anything stop them and pulled through for a 3-1 win against Rockwood Summit on Tuesday in the Class 3 Sectional match at OHS. The action started early, with Jared Swierk (12) scoring the...

Fall play brings back familiar faces

Fall play brings back familiar faces

John Stinson, Journalism I Reporter

September 30, 2011

The cast members for the fall play “I Hate Shakespeare” have been announced. Auditions for the play were held Sept. 12-15 and welcomed a few familiar faces from previous OHS plays. One of these recurring faces is Alex Pepper (10), who is no stranger to the theater scene. He played the lead role...

OHS softball works hard to improve

OHS softball works hard to improve

Sarah Girardier, News Editor

September 7, 2011

After an 11-2 loss to Eureka on August 31, the OHS Varsity softball team once again stepped up their game, winning against Lindbergh on Sept. 1with a score of 17-7. Coming off of a winning season last year, winning the State Championship title, Coach Rich Sturm hopes that the team will continue to...

Freshman makes a name

Sarah Girardier, Reporter

April 26, 2011

While she’s only a freshman, Katie Bentlage is already making a name for herself as an artist at OHS. On April 12 Bentlage placed first in the color photography category at the annual Olivette Photo Show with her photo of her pet dog, entitled “Max.” Competing against a number of other students...

Kellerman named to replace Scheffler

Kellerman named to replace Scheffler

Sarah Girardier, Reporter

April 1, 2011

After the March 24 School Board meeting, OHS faculty, staff, and students can relax knowing that despite the retirement of head principal Mr. William Scheffler at the end of the school year, they are being left in familiar hands. Current OHS assistant principal Mrs. Janet Kellerman was named by the...

OHS and MHS Strings play at Meramec

Sarah Girardier, Reporter

March 8, 2011

The Oakville High School Strings class will be performing with the Mehlville High School Strings class on April 19 at Meramec Community College. OHS Strings teacher, Mrs. Amy Meschke, chose to combine both her classes at OHS and MHS, where she also teaches, in order to provide the students with a...

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...

Student council supports local blood centers

Sarah Girardier, Reporter

February 22, 2011

On Tuesday, March 1, the OHS student council will be hosting the Blood Drive in accordance with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. StuCo sponsor Mrs. Laura Zwilling hopes to see a big turnout of students and staff this year in hopes of both further aiding the blood bank, which due to the...

Black Swan doesn’t disappoint

Black Swan doesn’t disappoint

Sarah Girardier, Reporter

February 11, 2011

In Black Swan award-winning actress Natalie Portman portrays an ambitious, yet tormented prima ballerina struggling to handle the pressure of her new found stardom. While Black Swan is arguably a cinematic masterpiece that manipulates, shocks, and reels in the viewer, the film falls short of ‘film...

Spring play cast list

Emily Maag, Copy Editor

January 18, 2011

On Friday, Jan. 14, the cast list and student leadership roles for the spring play, Dancing at Lughnasa, were released. Dancing at Lughnasa is the story of Michael Mundy as he recalls the final summer that his mother and her four sisters were together. The play takes place in impoverished Ireland...

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