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New superintendent takes over

New superintendent takes over

Arianna Forcelle

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Owatonna Public Schools started searching for a new superintendent after Mr. Pete Grant retired. Mr. Jeff Elstad was one of two finalist. He said, “I think they could tell my passion, which is serving this community.” Elstad has always had a passion for the Owatonna community, and he wants to show...

Finding a future

Finding a future

Devon Dunford

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

One of OHS’s goals is to prepare students for life after they leave OHS.  There are a plethora of outlooks for students after high school. The fifth annual College and Career Fair was held to show students some of the different opportunities they have after school. About 25 private and state colleges...

Academic Support

Academic Support

Blake Kubat

October 24, 2017


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Academic support is a time to either receive help in a class or enrich oneself by going to mini-classes on interesting topics. It has been helpful to some, and there have been drawbacks. However, it is in full force, and it follows the OHS goal of college and career readiness by helping students succeed...

Seniors saving money

Seniors saving money

Luke Kubicek

October 18, 2017


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One goal that OHS prides itself on is sending students to their college and careers ready. One step towards this goal is Free College Applications Week. The week is held on Oct. 23-29. Intuitively, this is a week where most colleges in Minnesota will accept applications at no cost; However, two well...

OHS welcomes new assistant principal

OHS welcomes new assistant principal

Mary Sager

September 29, 2017


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OHS has a new assistant principal. Mr. Chris Moore will be taking over after long time assistant principal Jeff Miller has retired. Mr. Moore has been in the education system for 15 years with a combination of administration and teaching. Before coming to OHS, he was an administrator at Somerset High ...

OHS welcomes new teachers

OHS welcomes new teachers

Magnet Writing Staff

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Here are some new faces at OHS for the 2017-2018 school year.

Longtime OHS fixture retires

Longtime OHS fixture retires

Spencer Steckelberg, Writer

May 31, 2017


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One face commonly seen around the halls of OHS will not be here next year. That is because after nearly 34 years of being involved in schools, Assistant Principal Jeff Miller will be retiring. Mr. Miller first started his teaching career in 1983 after deciding to take a pay cut from being an electric...

Owatonna’s scholarly students

Owatonna’s scholarly students

Peyton Robb, Writer

May 30, 2017


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On Wednesday, May 24, the 2017 Scholarship Award Ceremony was held in the Owatonna High School Auditorium. It was all made possible by the generosity of the families of Owatonna, previous classes, businesses and associations in town and the donations from specific colleges. The rewards were announced...

The end of an era

The end of an era

Aidan Ebner, Writer

May 30, 2017


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The 2016-2017 school year is quickly approaching its end as staff and students count down the days.  Every year, a class of seniors make their final stretch of high school together as they all know their days at OHS are numbered.  The class of 2017 will be graduating in June and begin a new chapter...

Seniors Say Farewell

Seniors Say Farewell

Nathan Deason, Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Wednesday, May 31, is the last day of highschool for the class of 2017 seniors. In past years, seniors have traditionally gathered together at the end of the school day in a “send off” fashion  to finally walk out those doors one last time. While some of the OHS’ typical procedures for seniors...

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