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Taking AP Art to Heart

March 1, 2018 7:07pm | Cassie Klein

Anyone can doodle on a notebook, but what happens when someone transforms that idea. For senior Addie McCorkle, being in AP Art, takes some serious dedication, and that motivation, is all thanks to her future plans and passion for the arts. Many students are enrolled […]

Ready for a New Beginning: College Commitments

March 1, 2018 7:04pm | Liza Buhr

As we enter the final months of the school year, many seniors are tired of being asked about their future plans. However, many seniors have figured out the next step in their education. Seniors Angelica Briones and Kain Schott, are two of many that have […]

Fashion Forward

March 1, 2018 6:52pm | Joanna Coveyou

Looking back on 2017, we saw 90s inspired vintage outfits including graphic tees, vintage jeans, Adidas shoes, and big sweaters. These trends are expected to stay through 2018, but another decade is being added to the mix: the 80s. Of course, not all of the […]

Artist of the Month: Kaitlin Falaney

January 30, 2018 7:26pm | Cassie Klein

This January’s artist of the month enjoys creating on a different canvas. Junior Kaitlin Falaney uses paint brushes by day and makeup brushes by night to create unique, colorful and gorgeous makeup looks. Starting young, Falaney was one of the first girls in her class […]

Christmas Gifts or the Essentials?

January 30, 2018 6:47pm | Katie McGraw

The common question: “At what age does getting socks for Christmas become a good thing?” For senior Bailey Simpson, that age is 17. Simpson received 40 pairs of socks from her grandma this Christmas. When her Grandma asked her what she wanted for Christmas, Simpson […]

Winter Break in Chicago

January 30, 2018 6:42pm | Rachel Mueller

From the Bean to ice skating at Millenium Park to museums and more, Chicago is home to many main attractions for people near and far to explore. Over winter break, several students took advantage of their time off to take a trip to Chicago. “My […]

Miller Getting a Head Start

December 13, 2017 4:34pm | Rachel Mueller

From drafting and drawing to dimensions and tolerances, senior Jack Miller does it all in his internship with Burns Machine Company. He received the job at the end of October when he realized he had a true passion for learning more about engineering. Miller uses […]

Moved to the Marines

December 12, 2017 4:45pm | Mallory Pitstick

The commitment to join the Marines is the commitment to a lifetime of duty and honor. This year, two brave and inspiring OTHS students have decided to dedicate themselves to this lifetime commitment of serving our country as U.S. Marines. Seniors Lauren Summers and Jared […]

Tuesdays are for the Bow Ties

December 12, 2017 4:26pm | Joanna Coveyou

Senior Angelica “Jellee” Briones only needs one reason to dress up: Bow-Tie Tuesday. According to Briones, English teacher and speech team coach Steve Johnson started this trend and Briones has been doing it since the beginning of this school year. However, it’s not as simple as […]

Crazy for Crossfit

December 12, 2017 4:22pm | Katie McGraw

For many student athletes, when the weather drops, so does training for their upcoming sport season. This is not the case for hard-working senior Tanner Geiger and other student athletes who continue to thrive over the winter at CrossFit. According to crossfit.com, “CrossFit is constantly […]