Softball ends season in district semifinals

Ella Strickland (12) bats against Eureka, a 4-3 win on Sept. 29.
October 22, 2020

After the delay of fall sports and nothing but practice for six straight weeks, the OHS softball season ended just as fast as it began.  The long-awaited season ended on Oct. 15 when the girls...

Seniors take ACT at school

 Ms. Amy Clark distributing test forms to students in the cafeteria.
October 12, 2020

Bring your pencils, calculators, and masks. It’s ACT day. But this one looks a little different for the Class of 2021.  For the last four years, the school provides a free ACT (American College...

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.
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...

Students experience a night in Arabia at Prom

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

Seniors sent home due to lack of vaccination

September 27, 2016

Before the start of the 2016-2017 school year, all seniors were required to receive the meningococcal vaccine. This requirement was put into place by the Missouri Immunization Law; however, many students...

Counselors focus on future

Guidance office meets with all four grade levels
September 15, 2015

OHS has taken an extra step to prepare students for their futures. This year Mr. Stephen King, chairperson of the guidance department, and the rest of the guidance staff are having conferences with...

Dance, Dance Powderpuff Boys

October 10, 2014

Boys in tutus, men in tights, and cartwheels. On Tuesday, Sept. 30, OHS held their annual Powderpuff game. True to tradition, the junior and senior boys had their half time routine. According to Becky...

Students confused over snow day makeup

February 27, 2014

The Mehlville School District has already had six snow days this winter, and it’s causing a lot of confusion about when our last day of school is. Superintendent, Dr. Eric Knost was able to provide some...

Seniors dance for redemption

October 22, 2013

On Wednesday, October 16 while freshmen stayed in their ANP’s, sophomores took the Plan test, and juniors took the PSAT, seniors gathered in the gym for their panorama picture, and a presentation over...

Unfair tardies

September 13, 2013

For the past couple of years, OHS seniors who have privileges have been allowed to come in late once a month. This gives them the luxury of sleeping in. Wednesday September 11, was the first “sleep in”...

Students sit down for senior prank

Students sit down for senior prank
May 17, 2013

On Friday, May 17, the senior class of 2013 performed their senior prank, and instead of releasing mice into the school like the previous graduating class, this year seniors chose a much simpler task. During...

Seniors whisk together Class of 2013 Cookbook

Seniors whisk together Class of 2013 Cookbook
April 4, 2013

Every year since 2006, the senior class at OHS has pieced together a book of their favorite topic: food. These cookbooks are filled with student’s and their family’s as well as staff’s favorite appetizers,...

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