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Mr. GumDinger

Mr. GumDinger

Ibrahim Abdullahi, Writer

May 26, 2017


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Mr. John Dickerman has been a business education teacher for 19 years. At first he started teaching in Plainview- Elgin-Millville, his alma mater, which is just northeast of Rochester. After that, he taught at the Owatonna ALC for about five years. Mr. Dickerman took a one year break and helped out a...

Allergies in the air

Allergies in the air

Goy Tut

April 28, 2017


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A common sound echoed through the halls here at OHS is the common cough, no matter what season it is this is a common sound that is heard. This is in part due to allergies. Allergies are a heightened sensitivity to a foreign substance (called an allergen) that causes the body's defense system (the immune...

Noet for “Teacher of the Year”

Noet for “Teacher of the Year”

Erin Murry, Writer

April 27, 2017


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Scott Noet, Owatonna Junior High School social studies teacher, is one of eleven teachers that are finalists for the Minnesota title “Teacher of the Year.” Making it this far is an amazing honor for Noet and the Owatonna School District. Noet won the title of “Teacher of the Year” for Owatonna...

The evolution of Academic Support

The evolution of Academic Support

Mitchell Mayer, Writer

April 20, 2017


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Teachers have finally gained the time necessary to help struggling students with difficult concepts, making up tests or to teach fun and interesting concepts; it has come in the form of Academic Support Sessions. Academic Support is every Thursday and Friday from 9:22 a.m. to 9:52 a.m. Students sign...

From the Heart

From the Heart

Matthew Bothun, Writer

April 18, 2017


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Owatonna’s ninth annual From the Heart event is around the corner. From the Heart is a local organization that supports families who face cancer. The event is an annual run that is held in Owatonna to raise money to support families within the community that are going through a journey with cancer. ...

Round II of testing

Round II of testing

Cam Trout, Writer

April 13, 2017


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The ACT, a test that many are familiar with, is a rigorous college readiness exam. This test helps colleges compare students for admissions, financial aid and college readiness. The ACT tests students in the subjects of English, Reading, Math and Science. On April 19, all OHS juniors will be taking the...

National Siblings Day

National Siblings Day

Peyton Robb, Writer

April 10, 2017


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Monday, April 10 is National Siblings Day. No matter how annoying they may be, it is important to remember and appreciate how much they do for us. So, what better way to celebrate National Siblings Day than to talk about some pairs siblings that attend the Owatonna High School. Brother relationships...

Don’t get heated

Don’t get heated

Nick Sande, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


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The first day of spring, March 20, has already come and gone.  Now in April we can likely expect rain cold, a different cold from winter, and thoughts of a warm summer ahead.  There has been spurts of warm weather in the past weeks, but the real warmth is still yet to come. However, warmth is coming...

Security measures installed

Security measures installed

Ashley Beckman and Elliott Rysavy

March 16, 2017


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The security updates made in Owatonna schools after passing last fall’s Bond Referendum have been fully implemented at OHS. Their effects are becoming more visible when roaming the high school’s halls. The actual measures taken are fairly imperceptible, so as not to disrupt students’ learning. They c...

Top jobs in Owatonna as a high school student

Top jobs in Owatonna as a high school student

Ellie Rohman

March 13, 2017


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With so many activities, academics, sports and clubs going on at Owatonna High School, a fun job makes all these things easier. The ideal job is flexible and has great people to work with. The Owatonna Movie Theater, Northwoods Cinema 10, has new movies, candy and popcorn; what more would a high school...

March Madness: What you need to know

March Madness: What you need to know

Aidan Ebner, Writer

March 9, 2017


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The month of March is finally here.  With it brings one of the biggest sports tournaments of the year.  The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, otherwise known as March Madness, will run from Thursday, Mar. 16 through Monday, Apr. 3. The official NCAA bracket is released a few days before th...

Hometown generosity

Hometown generosity

Spencer Steckelberg, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


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Owatonna has been known for its willingness to donate to local organizations, and the overall generosity of the people who live here. This is seen again through the 23rd annual Hometown Sampler concert where local bands and music groups perform to raise money for the Steele County Food Shelf. Some of the ...

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