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Schoology vs. Moodle

Schoology vs. Moodle

Jordan Jensen

March 15, 2018


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The Owatonna High School has established Moodle as a Learning Management System (LMS) system for their students and has been using it for various hybrid and non-hybrid classes over their years. Recently, the school has working towards switching to Schoology for their online class aids. Schoology and...

#NeverAgain

#NeverAgain

Karson Madole

March 15, 2018


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Following the tragic events that unfolded at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018, many students, community members and organizations have come together to organize a way to end gun violence. A national walkout that was organized and scheduled for exactly one month following the Florida...

Speaking for the victims

Speaking for the victims

Ari Forcelle

March 13, 2018


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On the day of love, hugs and celebration, many know that seventeen people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2018 started as a normal school day, as hundreds of students and teachers entered the building. In a few short hours, what many though...

End the “R- Word”

End the “R- Word”

Skyler Eaton

March 13, 2018


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The “Spread the Word to End the Word” annual campaign that has been around since 2009 when college students, Soeren Palumbo and Tim Shriver, founded it. The campaign is gain attention worldwide with the intention to end the use of the “r-word. The word “retard” or “retarded”, started as...

OHS juniors prepare for the ACT

Blake Kubat

March 12, 2018


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All eyes are on the juniors as they are preparing for the upcoming ACT. All juniors will be taking the test on Apr. 3, 2018. The ACT will be taken right after spring break, and many of the juniors are concerned about the timing. The students are worried that taking the big test right after a long laid-back...

Reducing student stress

Reducing student stress

Lauren Arthur

March 9, 2018


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Stress and anxiety levels for teens in America are at an all time high. To combat the struggle that students are having to deal with, the Owatonna High School has implemented academic support. Teachers offer academic support sessions based on what their students are struggling with. Mr. Leer said,...

Black History Appreciation

Black History Appreciation

Khaleb Charles

February 16, 2018


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Jay-Z said, "Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand, and use it as a foundation to grow.” These heavily influential words are nothing short of the truth. People of color have had to struggle through the turmoil since 1619,...

The progression of sexual education in America

The progression of sexual education in America

Adam Larson and Madison Bissonette

February 16, 2018


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When students think back on sexual education, the infamous “video” about sexual organs in elementary school comes into memory. It was embarrassing, awkward, downright scary, and a laughing matter among children, but when students grow up, would they rather want the opportunity to learn more about their bodily devel...

Snow Week Top 5

Snow Week Top 5

Ben Stelter

February 13, 2018


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Snow Week is very similar to Homecoming week at the OHS with lunch activities, dress up days, a dance and of course the senior royalty. The royalty for snow week are chosen in the same manner as the Homecoming royalty. The student body elects the Top 12, then the Top 5 and finally a King and Queen. Being...

OHS student acknowledgement

OHS student acknowledgement

Allen Esquivel

February 9, 2018


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The Owatonna High School is a great place to work on building oneself and attaining personal education goals. Students are doing well academically, and many are also getting involved in school activities. With high student involvement, there are many ways that students get recognized by OHS staff...

Protest met with positivity

Protest met with positivity

Spencer Steckelberg

February 6, 2018


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Greeted with a smile and positive notes, the Owatonna High School students were met with a message of love rather than hate as they entered the school on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Although the messages of protesters was being spread outside of the school, the inside of the school was being run as usual. Prot...

OHS prepares for protests

OHS prepares for protests

Spencer Steckelberg

February 2, 2018


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A ripple has been sent throughout the Owatonna Senior High School. A large group of  well-known protesters announced via press release that they will show up on OHS’s doorstep on Monday, Feb 5. Because of the notoriety associated with this group, there has been opposition from various graduates and...

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