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Magnet

“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...

“Be our guest”

Courtney Zimmermann, Writer

December 10, 2013

Filed under Student Life

Every year, the OHS theater department puts on a musical. For the first time, it will be Beauty and the Beast. There are about 14 to 15 named parts and multiple chorus parts available. Sophomore Avianna Alba said, “I want to try to get into the chorus, at least.” The play version is much like the movie. Director Erik Eit...

‘Tis the season

Maureen Gleason, writer

December 9, 2013

Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Will Ferrell, or rather, the iconic Buddy, is quoted by having said, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” This is something the Owatonna Christmas carolers have taken to heart. And they have for 75 years. That’s right, long before Will Ferrell was even born, the carolers have been proudly...

Donating to help save lives

Katie Peach, Writer

November 26, 2013

Filed under Student Life

The annual Owatonna High School Blood Drive will be happening on Wednesday Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the OHS gym. Students must check in first in the doorway. Along the gym wall will be the history check, where they will be checking your family history, they then will prick your finger to test for iron, and there will...

A different form of justice league

Katherine Speiker, Writer

November 22, 2013

Filed under Student Life

Lawyers have some of the highest paying jobs in the US, and at Owatonna High School, some students are on their way to becoming lawyers. When students join Mock Trial, they get a case that every school in Minnesota gets to study and bring to life. A member is either on prosecution or defense with three witnesses on either...

Youth Service Leadership class is awarded

Youth Service Leadership class is awarded

November 22, 2013

The Youth Service Leadership (YSL) class was presented the Community Partnership Award from the Steele...

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