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OHS hosts our first annual college fair

OHS hosts our first annual college fair

Emelia Lowe, Staff Reporter

This year OHS opened its doors to college representatives and students from all grades were welcome to come explore and learn more about their future could entail. 

March 22

President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Debated

President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Debated

Elizabeth Courtney, Staff Reporter

The Supreme Court is the highest court in the nation....

March 21

Standardized Testing: What You Need to Know

Standardized Testing: What You Need to Know

Catherine Courtney, Staff Reporter

The two most common standardized tests are the SAT...

March 21

Pops Concert rescheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday

Pops Concert rescheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday

A message from the district: "We wish the Orono...

March 15

Study Shows Decline in Wolf Population

Study Shows Decline in Wolf Population

Rosie Hust, Sports Editor

In 1958, Durward Allen initiated the ecology study...

March 3

Benson is Awarded Person of the Year

Benson is Awarded Person of the Year

Lisa Suerken, News Editor

On Saturday, March 4, principal David Benson will ...

March 1

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OHS Chinese Students Vacation in China

Frankie Vochko, Features Editor

Over Spring Break, OHS Chinese teacher Shiow Jen Sun and some of her students will be adventuring to China. They will be touring the cities of Shanghai, Xi’an, Beijing and Hangzhou with an itinerary focused on sightseeing and deepening their understanding of the Chinese la...

March 24

Music Streaming: Choosing the Best for You

Naomi Byrne, Staff Reporter

With so many options for music streaming available today, some may struggle with choosing the one that will fit them best. The main competitors are Spotify, Apple Music, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music, Pandora and Amazon Music. Spotify, Apple Music, iHeartRadio, Google P...

March 17

Must-Have Fashion Trends for Spring Break

Must-Have Fashion Trends for Spring Break

Grace Reiners, Visuals Editor

From swimsuits and sundresses, to shoes and accessories, these fashion...

March 6

How to: Healthy Eating for Beginners

How to: Healthy Eating for Beginners

Naomi Byrne, Staff Reporter

As February comes to an end, some may struggle to stay committed to health relat...

March 3

Sculpt Yoga on Trend for OHS Students

Maddie Marquis, Features Editor

The development of yoga can be traced back as yearly as 5,000 years ago. Over the years, a variation of differentiating styles have emerged. Today, one of the most popular forms of yoga is sculpt. In summary, sculpt is a class that incorporates hand weights, a core workout, and high...

March 3

GSA Wants You

Hannah Rippberger, Staff Reporter

Most people have heard about the LGBTQ community, but don’t know about the resurgance of the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club at OHS. The GSA club is a very new, welcoming club for all people. GSA is a good time for all club members. GSA offers very import things for students l...

January 30

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Sports

Sparty’s March Madness hits OHS

Sparty’s March Madness hits OHS

It's that time of year again ... March Madness and the NCAA Tournament. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are back in the tourney, and to celebrate, The Spartan Speaks is bring...

Boys Swim and Dive Break State Record

Boys Swim and Dive Break State Record

March 9

Athlete of the Month: February Edition

March 3

Rosie Hust

Rosie Hust

February 28

Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas

February 28

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