STUCO plans ‘Cookies, Kool-aid, and Cramming’

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster

May 15, 2019

The past four years, Student Council (STUCO) has held “Cookies, Cocoa, and cramming” in the fall for students to study for finals in a relaxed atmosphere. Around 200 people attend this event each year. For the first time,  STUCO is introducing Cookies, Kool-aid, and Cramming on May 20 t...

STUCO saves lives one pint at a time

Greg Davidson (12) donates blood during OHS blood drive.

Lexi Onder, reporter

March 8, 2018

Student Council is hosting its annual blood drive on Friday, March 9. It is not too late to decide to save a life. Students can sign up to donate during all lunches in the commons. The blood drive can only accept 110 donors, but that doesn’t mean all donors will be able to donate successfull...

STUCO offers free Easter Egg hunt

Kayla Jackson (10) interacts with a child and his mom at the 2017 STUCO Easter Egg Hunt.

Maddy McClure, reporter

March 6, 2018

Student Council (STUCO) is hosting its fourth annual Easter Egg Hunt at OHS from 12 to 2 p.m. on March 18. In the past, the event only had two age groups for hunting. Now STUCO is adding a younger age group to break down the event into three age groups: 1-3, 4-7, 8-10. “This year I will be bringing...

Student council plans winter formal

A winter formal poster hangs in the hallway to spread awareness for the dance.

Rachel Delgado, reporter

January 25, 2018

Typically it is the guy building up the courage to ask the girl to the dance. Not this year. OHS is hosting its very own Sadie Hawkins Winter Formal. A Sadie Hawkins dance is is a dance where instead of the traditional, guys ask the girls, girls must ask the guys to the dance instead. Each couple...

Student Council, Leadership host blood drive

Staring down at his arm, Greg Davidson (12) watches the nurse draw his blood at the blood drive on Oct. 27.

Maddy McClure, reporter

November 3, 2017

OHS Student Council (STUCO) and Leadership hosted a collaborative blood drive the week of Oct. 23. On Oct. 27, OHS exceeded its goal of 80 and received 88 counts. Over 100 people showed up to donate. OHS teacher and STUCO representative, Kelli Roberts, says that it’s so important to donate blood...

STUCO implements new app

Student body president Taylor Zapf (12) checks out the new app with STUCO member at STUCO meeting on Sept. 21.

Tad Bast, reporter

October 5, 2017

It’s been a subject of rumor and student body president speeches for years, but the time has finally come — OHS Student Council has its own app. The new app seeks to get rid of StuCo’s usual method of bookkeeping by allowing members to accrue their required points right on their cell phones....

Student Council plans busy year

Laughing side by side, Cat Elking (11) and Ashley Jakubeck (12) enjoy their time at the Dance for Charity Neon Night.

Maddy McClure, reporter

September 13, 2017

Student Council’s year has been chaotic, especially because homecoming was earlier than usual. With homecoming behind them, members of STUCO are now scrambling to prepare for the next few months. STUCO has already planned for the first semester. They have a Leadership camp for members from 4:30-7pm....

13 Reasons Why Not

13 Reasons Why Not poster hangs in second floor hallway.

Sammie Phillips, ad director

May 16, 2017

The popular Netflix show, “13 Reasons Why,” was released in late March. The show was released to raise awareness for depression and suicide, but there were many conflicting concerns with the show’s overall message. “13 Reasons Why” triggered controversy, especially in the media. The show...

Ready, set, hunt! Stuco hosts annual egg hunt

Ready, set, hunt! Stuco hosts annual egg hunt

Sydney Stern, news editor

April 11, 2017

The morning of April 8, dozens of kids went running on the football field in the hunt of candy-filled eggs. The Student Council (Stuco) sponsored egg hunt included game booths and featured several crafts for the children to take part in. When the kids were not looking for eggs, they were enjoying...

Blood Drive drives students to donate

Blood Drive drives students to donate

Emma Reinagel, features editor

March 9, 2017

Students had the opportunity to donate blood at two separate blood drives took place at OHS last Friday (March 3) and Monday (March 6). The blood drives were organized by Student Council and Leadership, and the blood was donated through the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. “When you...

Student Council donut fundraiser

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

December 11, 2016

Student Council brought joy and happiness in the morning of Dec. 8. They sold Krispy Kreme doughnuts for only a dollar from 6:45 a.m.-7:15 a.m. in front of all the entrances. “We figured selling doughnuts would be easy because most people don't eat breakfast and always go though the exits we were...

Presidential food drive

McCall Phillips, reporter

November 14, 2016

The OHS Student Council is hosting another can food drive. The competition to collect the cans between the ANPs (Academic Network Period) has begun. The donations from this drive will be donated to Feed My People- South County. “I absolutely love the food drive; I think it is a wonderful opportunity...

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