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February Teacher Feature: Erin Byrd

March 1, 2018 6:58pm | Cassie Klein

Teachers impact students in positive ways and for English teacher Erin Byrd, she’s no exception. Byrd teaches in room 911, which is also where the yearbook staff works. Byrd’s positivity spreads to her students and causes a good learning environment for all students. Being Byrd’s […]

Sensational Staff Feature

November 15, 2017 4:32pm | Joanna Coveyou

Ever wonder how the halls stay clean with all the students walking around? Meet custodian Randy Green who keeps the school clean, along with the other janitors. Green has worked for the school for 17 years. Besides sweeping the floors, he also maintains the auditorium […]

Cronkright in Congress

October 16, 2017 3:23pm | Joanna Coveyou

What is it like to be interviewed by the National Public Radio and Story Corps? Social studies teacher Pam Cronkright is one of the lucky people to know. Cronkright said, “I did not realize how open ended it would be.” She described it as a […]

Heuser’s Vision

October 16, 2017 3:17pm | Maya Quick

Ever wondered if there were real life superheroes walking the halls? English teacher Sarah Heuser will embark on her 56-mile ultra-marathon in Durban, South Africa June, 10 of 2018. Heuser, along with Team World Vision will run to provide clean drinking water for children in […]

New Edition to OTHS Fami “Le”

September 12, 2017 3:47pm | Chloe Bruck

There’s a familiar face missing on the 800 floor this year. Dan Le, former math teacher, has accepted a position in administration this year. Le has taken up the new position of instructional coach. He will be coaching teachers on how to improve instruction in […]

Teacher Feature: Sue Williamson

April 20, 2017 1:39pm | Summer Hoagland-Abernathy

Lifesize cardboard cutouts of Kit Harington and Johnny Depp line the walls amongst toilets, glitter and other relics of years passed. This is the sensory overload that any student who enters teacher Sue Williamson’s room receives, but these knickknacks are not all that she is. […]

Hats Off on King Field

April 18, 2017 1:25pm | Liza Buhr

Everyone dreads the hour-long ceremony that is held every year in Kingman gym to celebrate graduation. So why not have it outside? There’s plenty of room on the football field and plenty of seats in the bleachers. Many seniors and others would prefer the ceremony […]

“The Time has Come”

April 13, 2017 1:30pm | Lexi Fahrion

Basketball coach and teacher Dave Wultzen and his family were honored on Ottawa’s senior night for Wultzen’s 37 years of service to basketball programs and schools in the area– in recognition of his retirement after this school year. While Wultzen received his recognition, the student […]

Career Cruise

April 13, 2017 1:23pm | Emma Gassman

How near are you to choosing your career? On Thursday, Feb. 23 freshmen students were exposed to a variety of different individuals that visited the 900 classrooms to promote their occupations for the 4th annual Career Day at the high school. Some of the jobs […]

Staff Feature: Kim Swords

April 12, 2017 1:35pm | Kaylee King

Ever have a schedule problem, college questions, need scholarship help or just want to talk? Well stop by room 203 because Kim Swords will definitely be of assistance to you.​      She has worked at OHS as a counselor for 24 years. She went to school […]