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Gearing up for speech season

Brandy Schmitt, author

November 8, 2013

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Knowing how to write a great speech and then getting up and presenting it is one of the main things students in society today struggle with. It’s important to have these skills when planning for your future and getting into college. Students on the Owatonna High School speech team attend tournaments all around Southern Minnesota....

FFA Heads to Louisville, Kentucky

Courtney Zimmermann, Writer

November 8, 2013

Filed under Student Life

The Owatonna FFA Chapter has gone to National Convention every year. During Oct. 29 through Nov. 3, eleven FFA members were in Louisville, Kentucky, where the National Convention is held.  Advisor, Mrs. Tinaglia, said, “Members from all across the United States meet and build their leadership skills, have formal meetings...

Places, Lights, Curtain

Madie Kelling, writer

November 7, 2013

Filed under Student Life

This year at the Owatonna High School, aspiring actors put their talent to work. Final auditions are done, the cast is set and now they will practice until they make the play come alive on Nov. 14, 15, and 16 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The play is called A Midsummer Night’s Dream and will be directed...

Cooking up for compeition

Courtney Zimmermann, Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Student Life

The Culinary Club has been hard at work learning plenty of new recipes and expanding their knowledge of the Culinary Arts. Their future dream is to compete in ProStart competitions, Advisor Mrs. Lage said “We could compete in competitions now, but we would need more juniors and seniors, right now we are mainly freshman and...

DECA pageant a no-go

Maureen Gleason

October 24, 2013

Filed under Student Life

The questions on many students’ minds this year: Where did DECA come from? DECA went from a club with no name to a widely known activity in just a few short weeks. Involvement increased by 100 percent and they even locked in a DECA week from Nov. 18-22. As a conclusion to this prize, music, and game filled week, an all-male...

October festivities with Key Club

Madie Kelling, Author

October 22, 2013

Filed under Student Life

Key Club is a group of students who volunteer to help out in the community. Ms. Jennifer Herr, head of the club, said, “Basically it’s a group for the community.” The Key Club has a few events coming up this month. One of the events will be the Night Club Halloween Event on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6:30-8:30 pm at the West...

Regional Judging at Arlington

Courtney Zimmermann, Writer

October 14, 2013

Filed under Student Life

On Thursday, Oct. 10, FFA members from many towns went to the Arlington Fairgrounds to compete in three different Regional CDE competitions including: General Livestock judging, Horse judging and Dairy Cattle judging. Although nobody from Owatonna competed in the Dairy Cattle competition, there were five members on the General...

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