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Unsung Heroes Part I

Ethan Anderson

February 7, 2014

Filed under Featured, News

(Part 1 of a 3 part series) A hero is someone who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. There are many modern day heroes in the world; policemen and women, firefighters, military men and women, doctors, and many more. There are also heroes that have not been recognized. These ar...

Called to serve

Madie Kelling

February 4, 2014

Filed under News

A military is authorized by a greater power to use force with weapons to defend its country by destroying threats. Every year, recruiters come to the Owatonna High School to encourage students to join the Military. Rainer Rodenkirchen is a senior who was recruited to the Marines. When asked why he decided to join, he said,...

Crowned and fabulous

Crowned and fabulous

January 31, 2014

Students sat anxiously awaiting the crowning of their Snow Week King and Queen at the 2014 Snow Week...

Fairy Godmother not included

Jake Woodrich, Author

January 28, 2014

Filed under News

Operation Glass Slipper is a non-profit organization founded in 2006. The organization collects donations of dresses and other formalwear for girls in financial need. Money donations are also welcome. Theresa Seykora will be organizing an event to collect donations in Owatonna. Seykora said, “There is currently not a donation...

Snow week top five profiles

Soren Colstrup, Writer

January 28, 2014

Filed under News, Photo Gallery


“A tale as old as time”

Katie Peach, Writer

January 15, 2014

Filed under News

This year's OHS musical is going to be different than others preformed in the past. For the first time ever, Director Erik Eitrheim is introducing Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Eitrheim says he chose this musical because it is something he has not done before, and it will fit well with the students that are at the OHS this y...

Press Release: Important Deadlines and Information regarding end of the semester.

Press Release

January 8, 2014

Filed under News

The following is an announcment from Jan. 8 regarding career center deadlines and snow week voting. 9th-12 Grade: The last day of the semester is January 16 which is 7 school days away.  All students requesting a schedule change need to complete the orange request for schedule change form by the end of the day on Wedne...

Blood Drive Smiles

Ava Stockwell

December 5, 2013

Filed under News, Photo Gallery

From Indians to Huskies

Maureen Gleason and Soren Colstrup

November 26, 2013

Filed under News

Lately, news of mascots and some of their more choice names have been swamping the media. A California high school named the Arabs, a small town in Illinois sporting the Midgets and the ever popular Washington Redskins are just a few of the teams feeling the heat to change. The difficulty in finding what is and is not acceptable...

OHS welcomes Community Service Officers

Ethan Anderson, Writer

November 21, 2013

Filed under News

                      So far this year, there have been many changes- one of them being the uniformed officers.  The high school has brought in a few community officers through the Owatonna Police Department. This plan has been ...

Part II: The cost of education

Ava Stockwell

October 31, 2013

Filed under News

On Nov. 5, the Owatonna voting community will decide if they want to give the Owatonna school district more money. This is the 2013 Referendum. A referendum is an act of a legislative body proposing measures and then having people vote on it. The voters can either reject or approve of the referendum. The 2013 Referendum is also...

The cost of education

Maureen Gleason

October 29, 2013

Filed under News

Education: the success of the past relied on it, the present requires it and the future will need more of it. It is widely acknowledged that the gift of education is a vital piece of our lives. Unfortunately, education comes with a price. And with a new proposed Levy from the Owatonna School Board, that price may be going up....

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