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Just say no

Courtney Zimmermann, Author

January 31, 2014

Filed under Student Life

SHOC has been helping students stay drug free at OHS for 25 years. One of their biggest events is Red Ribbon Week, which takes place in October. Other activities that take place are fifth grade classroom visits to teach drug prevention. SHOC members want to empower younger students to live a healthy life. They will also host...

Intramural Basketball set to kick off

Jake Woodrich, Author

January 30, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Intramural basketball, or ”Murley Ball” is a winter tradition here at Owatonna High School. Every year, Matt Skala organizes a league typically consisting of eight teams to compete on a weekly basis in the month of January and into February. Unfortunately, gym space has been hard to come by this winter. With many cancelled...

Solo/Ensemble Festival

January 29, 2014

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Skits a roaring success

Skits a roaring success

January 24, 2014

Though Snow Week is usually a highly anticipated event for OHS students, many agree that this year’s...

All adding up

Courtney Zimmermann, Writer

January 15, 2014

Filed under Student Life

The OHS Math League is placed 4 in the Big 9, their goal is to be placed 2 or higher. It has been a while since they were on the state leader board, but this year they are placed 40 in the state. Advisor Mr. Benson said, “I like the academic competition.” He has been in charge of Math League since 1999. There are currently...

“A tale as old as time”

Katie Peach, Writer

January 15, 2014

Filed under Student Life

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...

Let the building begin

Courtney Zimmermann, Writer

January 15, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Last year there was a new club introduced to the OHS, the Robotics club. It had 43 members sign up last year and there are around 37 members this year. Advisor Val Rose said, “My favorite part is watching students get excited and the learning that takes place under the guidance of community mentors such as engineers and programmers.”...

Speech is taking off

Kody Stenzel, Writer

January 15, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Glossophobia, also known as the fear of public speaking, is one of the many reasons to join the Owatonna High School speech team. This year there has been a dramatic increase of interested students, all willing to fight the anxiety of giving a speech, a total of 47 in all. When asked why there has been such an influx of par...

In the court room

Katie Peach, Writer

December 17, 2013

Filed under Student Life

On Saturday Dec. 14, mock trial participated in a scrimmage event. Nova Classical Academy had four teams, Farmington had two, Holy Family had one, and Owatonna had one. There were 48 lawyers at the event and senior Marna Wal and junior Madalyn Vieths were the outstanding lawyers. The outstanding witness was Senior Madelyn...

Real life Rugrats

Real life Rugrats

December 13, 2013

There may be more going on in the family consumer science area then you may know of. Students and teachers...

Not your average cartoons

Katherine Speiker, Writer

December 12, 2013

Filed under Student Life

Anime (or Otaku which means to obsess in Japanese) Club has been a favorite for Japanese cartoon fans at the OHS. Co-leader TeJae Johnson said, “We watch some of the newer animes and we have a new game day this year where someone brings in a video game or their counsel and they can play whatever they want. I like how peop...

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