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...

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...

Seniors sent home due to lack of vaccination

McCall Phillips, reporter

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 did not obey this new change. On the first day of the school year, 211 seniors did not provide...

Counselors focus on future

Taylor Boles, reporter

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 all four grade levels. Although they have been very successful in regards to their students being acce...

Dance, Dance Powderpuff Boys

Dance, Dance Powderpuff Boys

Olivia Greubel, O-Zone Editor

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 Czuppon, activities director, the routine was one of the best she had ever seen. The senior routine...

Students confused over snow day makeup

Shannon Stegmann, Reporter

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 clarification on the issue. One of the biggest concerns was whether or not seniors would have to ...

Seniors dance for redemption

Shannon Stegmann, Reporter

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 cap and gown. After the presentation senior class president, Kelly Ries, and student body presid...

Unfair tardies

Ally Schellhase, Entertainment Editor

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” day. The senior parking lot is located on the side of the building by Gym A but when the late sen...

Students sit down for senior prank

Students sit down for senior prank

Rachel Scott, Editor-in-Chief

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 the passing period after fifth block, seniors flocked to the main hallway on the second floor w...

Seniors whisk together Class of 2013 Cookbook

Seniors whisk together Class of 2013 Cookbook

Courtney Kluge, Features Editor

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, dinners, and desserts. They are now available in the main office at Mrs. Patti Kappel’s d...

Senior conferences: reliable, redundant or rudimentary?

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

September 20, 2011

Senior year, regardless of schedule, is abundant with stress concerning the future. However, senior conferences are held during September and October so students may get on track and become more successful at formulating applications. Senior conferences sound like an excellent idea, at least they...

Seniors taste sweet victory in annual Powder Puff game

Seniors taste sweet victory in annual Powder Puff game

Rachel Scott, Opinions Editor

September 9, 2011

The Kings of Candy triumphed over the Lords of Licorice in the Powder-puff football game on Thursday afternoon (Sept. 8 ) when the senior team defeated the juniors 30-18. The orange-clad seniors began the game by scoring three touchdowns in the first half with their twelve plays. Ashley Burton (12)...

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