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Sports

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    Wrigley Renovations
    With Ottawa baseball coming to a close, excitement for Chicago baseball is on the rise. Paired with the anticipation of
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    Male Athlete of the Month: Peyton Couch
    Senior Peyton Couch has spent the last eight years of his life dedicated to track and has been hurdling into success eve
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    Male Athlete of the Month: Aaron Koster
    Since he was 10 years old, senior Aaron Koster has impressed his family and friends with his baseball talent. In his fou
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    Kickin’ It In Gear
    Look out Here come the Lady Pirates. Sophomore center midfielder Lexi Sommer clears the ball March 29 against Chillicoth
  • State Wrestlers
    No matter how you enter Ottawa, you will always see a road sign showing our pride for the OHS wrestlers who went to stat
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    Words of Wisdom
    Assistant coach, Mr. Atlee Stalker talks strategy to junior outfielder Logan Cheatham during a game against Plainfield S

Student Life

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    The Best of Both Worlds
    What’s better than senior Prom? Getting to spend it with your best friend. Seniors Abby Pitstick and Makenna Curtis sp
  • Looking Sharp in Italy
      Ready for summer vacation? Junior Jonah Sharp is. Through Rotary Interact, Sharp will be a short-term exchange st
  • A Review of High School
    With graduation soon approaching I have been thinking a lot of how high school changed my life. There were a lot of ups
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    Culinary Cake Off
    It’s a cake off! The Culinary Arts class has been practicing decorating cakes for their big project of making wedding
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    A Striking Time
    Juniors Nathaniel Meyer, Makensey Walker, Nicholas Bennet and Elizabeth Mason bowl before prom. The group had pictures e
  • Athlete of the Month: Kirsten Thomas
    This month’s Athlete of the Month is not your average athlete. Senior Kirsten Thomas is training for something much mo

Teachers

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    Teacher Feature: Sue Williamson
    Lifesize cardboard cutouts of Kit Harington and Johnny Depp line the walls amongst toilets, glitter and other relics of
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    Hats Off on King Field
    Everyone dreads the hour-long ceremony that is held every year in Kingman gym to celebrate graduation. So why not have i
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    “The Time has Come”
    Basketball coach and teacher Dave Wultzen and his family were honored on Ottawa’s senior night for Wultzen’s 37 year
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    Career Cruise
    How near are you to choosing your career? On Thursday, Feb. 23 freshmen students were exposed to a variety of different
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    Staff Feature: Kim Swords
    Ever have a schedule problem, college questions, need scholarship help or just want to talk? Well stop by room 203 becau
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    Teacher Feature: Wendy Sheridan
    From living all over the country to being one of Ottawa High School’s most beloved teachers, Wendy Sheridan is making
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Band/Chior

  • What to Expect: Pop Concert 2017
    Maroon 5, Backstreet Boys, Celine Dion and more popular artists from the Millennium will be featured in this year’s Po
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    OHS Music Pride
    Despite OHS music department losing their 20 time streak, there is still a lot to be proud of. OHS placed 2nd in the IHS
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    Vocal Victory
    The OTHS choirs and band woke up in the earliest hours of the morning to perform at the Organizational Contest on April
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    OHS Band: Lavender Menace
    Looking for a summer jam to listen to while you cruise down the highway with your windows down and the volume up? Lavend
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    OHS Music Department at State
    Why would anyone want to wake up at five in the morning on a Saturday? To compete in the annual Organizational Contest f
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    Singing Gentlemen
    The apocalypse is here. There are mythical creatures running around in the woods. Also, you’ve found true love. Sound

General

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    Culinary Cake Off
    It’s a cake off! The Culinary Arts class has been practicing decorating cakes for their big project of making wedding
  • Soakin’ up the Hours
    Picture this: the sun is melting your skin, you have absolutely nothing to do and all of your friends are busy most of t
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    A Striking Time
    Juniors Nathaniel Meyer, Makensey Walker, Nicholas Bennet and Elizabeth Mason bowl before prom. The group had pictures e
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    Wrigley Renovations
    With Ottawa baseball coming to a close, excitement for Chicago baseball is on the rise. Paired with the anticipation of
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    Behind the Gluten-Free Frenzy
    As you roam the aisles of your local grocery store, it is easy to observe a new food trend that is labeled on the front
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    Spring Brings Concert Season
    Spring is here and it’s filled with blooming flowers, lots of rain and of course endless music festivals. Festival

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