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Sports

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    P.E. Strike Out
    Senior Karina Delgado gets ready to bowl a strike in the P.E. bowling class. Students from all walks of life–excep
  • April Showers Brings…Spring Sports
    Spring is one of the best times at OHS, the sound of bats hitting the ball can be heard, and if you aren’t careful, a
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    Reaching New Heights: Competition Cheer
    From basketball and football games to school assemblies and parades, the OTHS cheerleaders are always there to cheer us
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    Conference Champs
    Conference champs, the Ottawa Lady Pirates won an outright conference championship on Thursday February 2nd. The Lady Pi
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    LP vs. OHS: The Rivalry Contiunes
    The final buzzer sounds. Ottawa superfans storm the court while chanting the traditional “Ohhhhh we beat LP” cheer t
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    Super Bowl Shenanigans
    Super Bowl is known for food, fun and most of all football. So why not throw a Super Bowl party in culinary? Each group

Student Life

  • Alumni Feature: Lexi Bower
    If you have ever thought that no one from OHS ever goes on to do anything cool or interesting, then you couldn’t be mo
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    APUSH Debates
    The third hour AP US History class held its first debate Feb. 2. Juniors Connor DeWalt and Bryan Williams debated James
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    Women’s March Experiece
    On Jan. 21, millions of people all over the world rose in the dark hours of the morning to travel to the nearest major c
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    OHS Look-Alikes
    Could Spanish teacher Douglas Hearn live a double life? Hearn bears a striking resemblance to Broadway star Christian Bo
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    P.E. Strike Out
    Senior Karina Delgado gets ready to bowl a strike in the P.E. bowling class. Students from all walks of life–excep
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    90’s Fashion: The Comeback
    Have you ever raided your mom’s closet for an old pair of her jeans? Maybe you’ve stolen your dad’s fa

Teachers

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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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    OHS Look-Alikes
    English teacher Lisa Kerestes and Titanic star Kate Winslet share eerily similar traits; from their hair to their smiles
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    Bestest of Budz
    Mr. Budzowski’s senior homeroom took their yearbook photo to the next level by sporting matching class t-shirts. The s
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    Teacher Feature: Marissa Maloney
    Ever wonder what that delicious smell coming from the 100 floor is? Look no further. It is most likely Marissa Maloney
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    OHS Look-Alikes
    Over the years Art teacher Tony Alvarado has been compared to many people, but his closest resemblance is to the Canadia
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    Coincidence?
    Coincidence? I think not! Senior Richard Wilson (right) and English teacher Peter Marx (left) exhibit eerie similarities
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Band/Chior

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    Keeping Up with Traditions
    Calling all music department members and fans, if you weren’t in attendance to the Music Fest on February 5, you misse
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    Address the Stress
    Now that the year is in full swing, the band and choir must kick it up a notch. As many know, the Music Department has w
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    Musical Sisters
    Siblings Cori and Natalie-Anne Lindig pose for a picture at the Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra. The two both placed
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    Artist of the Month: Jonah Sharp
    From the French horn to the trumpet, junior Jonah Sharp does it all. Throughout his past three years at Ottawa High Scho
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    Female Dominance
    A cappella group Secondary Dominance visited the OTHS Choir department during third hour on Nov, 21.  The group is one
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    Artist of the Month: Bailey Banks
    The phone chimed in the corner. This was it. Months of preparation and work were leading up to this moment, and it was f

General

  • Alumni Feature: Lexi Bower
    If you have ever thought that no one from OHS ever goes on to do anything cool or interesting, then you couldn’t be mo
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    P.E. Strike Out
    Senior Karina Delgado gets ready to bowl a strike in the P.E. bowling class. Students from all walks of life–excep
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    90’s Fashion: The Comeback
    Have you ever raided your mom’s closet for an old pair of her jeans? Maybe you’ve stolen your dad’s fa
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    Behind the Scenes
    Yearbook Distribution Day is, by far, one of students’ favorite days of the whole year. Most students don’t realize
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    The Most Important Meal of the Day?
    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? People have been telling us for our whole lives that eating brea
  • Valentine’s Day Do’s and Don’t’s
    Valentine’s Day. The time when people show love, affection and friendship. To assist you this Valentine’s day, here

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