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Superfan Surplus

October 9, 2018 3:20pm | James Boe

On Thursday, Aug. 23, a terrible accident occurred in the 400 floor hallway. The SuperFans Club was scheduled to meet in the 420 conference room. However, a conference room is simply not large enough to handle a group of the Superfan’s proportions. An anonymous member […]

Helpful Hints for Freshmen

October 9, 2018 3:18pm | James Boe

Still not mentally ready for the year to come? Need a reminder for what to prioritize your first year? Well, freshmen, this one is for you. We upperclassmen and women understand and empathize with your impending awkwardness. So a few seniors were kind enough to […]

Kickin’ Off

October 4, 2018 2:32pm | Kaitlyn Wilson

The Superfans kicked off their season Friday, Aug. 24. The group, ranging from freshmen to seniors, met in the student parking lot for some pre-game food and then headed to the stands. They cheered on the football team as they played Sandwich High School. Superfan, […]

Falling for Fashion

October 4, 2018 2:22pm | Ashley Nona

As the seasons change, so does the fashion here at Ottawa High. Fashion can be a big deal to some, and mean almost nothing to others. Although many people don’t keep up with trends or are late to them, everyone has an opinion on them. […]

It’s a Family Affair

October 3, 2018 3:52pm | Ellie Gallagher

“Ohana means family and family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten,” (Lilo and Stitch). At OTHS, having your parent work here, or have a sibling go to school with you can have its pros and cons, especially when your dad happens to be your […]

Fresh New Start

October 3, 2018 3:47pm | Ellie Gallagher

Freshman year is one of the greatest years because there are so many firsts you get to experience. Seeing new faces of teachers and students, getting lost in the hallways, cheering in the student section, and opening a locker for the first time, are just […]

Get Your Head in the Game

October 3, 2018 3:44pm | Regan O'Fallon

Senior Matt Mezel proudly displays his cardboard cutout of head football coach Chad Gross. This is Gross’s first year as head football coach. The sign was a huge hit in the student section, and many students competed for their turn to hold Chad’s head for […]

Pregame Practices

October 3, 2018 3:42pm | Regan O'Fallon

What do brushing your teeth, wearing a messy updo, and funky socks all have in common? The answer may seem non existent, but they are all pre-game rituals student athletes at OTHS follow. You see athletes play their favorite sports, but what you don’t see […]

Festival Fun

October 3, 2018 3:36pm | Marcus Gould

Every person in Ottawa knows that Chicago is the place to be during the summer. One, if not, the biggest event for high schoolers enjoying their summer break in Chicago is Lollapalooza. Lollapalooza is a four-day music festival that takes place at Grant Park that […]

Summer Snapshot

October 3, 2018 3:33pm | Lizzy Martinez

The students of Ottawa Township High School did a lot of things during their summer break, going to a big tour, camping, and spending time with others. Senior Nate Cornstubble went to the last ever Warped Tour, a music event in Chicago, Illinois. “It was […]