March 5, 2014


Order in the court

Madie Kelling, Writer

February 28, 2014

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Mock Trial’s season has finally come to an end. For the first time in Owatonna Senior High School history, Mock Trial had three separate teams. Team A went to the final round and lost by four points. Mock Trial advisor, Mrs. Polly Shives, said, “I am incredibly proud of the young men and women that rose to the occasion and...

Get pumped for Five D.O.G.

Maureen Gleason

February 27, 2014

Filed under Student Life

What better way to bring a student body together than by giving back to the community? New to OHS this year is Five Days of Giving, commonly abbreviated as Five D.O.G., and with it, the perfect opportunity to do just that: Give back. Formally, Five Days of Giving has been known as Cash Drive. However, this year, the event is...

Breakfast from the farm

Breakfast from the farm

February 26, 2014

For more than 20 years the OHS FFA has had an annual Appreciation Breakfast during National FFA week....

Just Speechy

Ethan Anderson

February 19, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Speech is a club for everyone. Many people think speech is just talking in front of a judge. But, it is actually preforming a script. There are many different categories, 13 to be exact. They range from different topics, whether it is talking about a problem in the world today, or reading and preforming out of a book. The speech...

OHS Best Sellers

Ashley Vasquez, writer

February 18, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Owatonna High School has a club for students who enjoy reading literature. The OHS book club is an opportunity for those who enjoy reading to spend time with others who also enjoy it. It all started with senior Zachery Deetz and Mrs. Pat Wall four years ago when Deetz was a freshman. They meet every Monday after school from...

UPDATED: Disney comes to life at OHS

Katherine Speiker, Writer

February 18, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Feb. 24 Update: Due to crazy weather and ticket sales, two more shows for Beatuy and the Beast have been added to Feb. 28 and Mar. 1 at 7 p.m. in the  OHS auditorium. Ticket information is below. With opening night drawing closer and closer, the Owatonna High School has been all aflutter about the 2014 musical, Beauty a...

Record turnout for YoungLife Ping-Pong tournament

Record turnout for YoungLife Ping-Pong tournament

February 17, 2014

On Wednesday nights throughout the month of January, the lower cafeteria of the OHS fills with kids with a passion for Ping-Pong. YoungLife coordinator C...

Power in numbers

Brandy Schmitt

February 12, 2014

Filed under Student Life

The Owatonna High School math league has now come to an end. They met every Monday after school until 4 p.m. to practice their math skills in order to prepare themselves for Big Nine competitions. Sophomore Evan Holt said, “If you’re good at math and enjoy it, you should definitely join math league next year.”  There...


Katie Peach, Writer

February 5, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Mock Trial has been doing outstanding so far this year. Unfortunately, there have been a lot of cancellations due to the bad weather, so some teams have competed more than others. They have been working on the Edman Fitzgerald civil case. A civil case is a where the person is not murdered. In the case it was a famous ship...

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...

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