Musical cast strikes the set

On March 9 through 11, the students in the cast of My Favorite Year performed four times on the newly lit stage. On March 12, all of the actors and crew members returned to the stage to help tear down the sets and attempt to return them to the props closet. The participants call this … Continue reading

Speech and Debate looks forward

This week the Speech and Debate team returned from the State competition in Cleveland. With a tough loss to end the season for most Speech and Debate members, the team still has recognizable accomplishments from this year such as winning two sweepstakes tournaments. The team won the tournament held at the high school and the … Continue reading

Student council blood drive saves lives

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion. Meaning more than 38,000 blood donations are needed per day.  At the moment, less than 38 percent of the population is eligible to give blood, with only three percent actually donating.  It is a small group, but clinics are always looking for more … Continue reading

Young at Art showcases student creations

On Feb. 4, the Oakwood Arts Bridge held their annual event, Young @ Art. Young @ Art exhibited music, sculpture, painting, drawing, singing, photography, and other forms of art. Young @ Art also held silent auctions that benefited the Oakwood Arts Bridge. “The experience was very fun! The paintings and photography were beautiful. It was … Continue reading

Donation brings Destination Imagination closer to goal

On Jan. 23, Greg McAfee of the McAfee Foundation for Children and Youth and McAfee Heating and Air gave a $5000 check to a local Destination Imagination (DI) team. The team, who is currently raising money to get Ally Moran (9) a service dog. The team thought the library meeting was for a group picture. … Continue reading

Dance-a-thon brings students together for a cause

On Friday, Jan. 27th the Oakwood National Honors Society hosted a Dance-A-Thon to raise money for the neonatal intensive care unit at Dayton’s Children’s Hospital. The event, planned by National Honor Society (NHS), was for grades nine through twelve and held a ten dollar admission fee. After paying the fee, each grade level received a … Continue reading

Students tear it up at turnabout

On Jan. 21 Student Council held their annual Turnabout dance. Sophomores, juniors and seniors alike attended the dance for an evening with friends. All photos by: Quinn Murray By: Quinn Murray murray.quinn@oakwoodschools.org

Students attend inauguration

  On Friday Jan. 23, 2016, thousands of people gathered in Washington D.C. to watch the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States of America. Fifteen students from Oakwood were able to see this historical event by going on a field trip led by Matt Deters and Mitch Miller. This … Continue reading

Freshmen build friendships

The freshman class piled into the auditorium on Jan. 11 to participate in a day full of activities with classmates both familiar and unfamiliar. Freshmen Challenge acts as a way for ninth graders to branch out and bond with their class. “Bringing the kids together, to build them up as a class: That’s our main … Continue reading

Wadham and Hill continue the talent show tradition

On Dec. 9, freshman Gabbi Stauffer glided out onto the auditorium stage, ukulele in hand. She sat down at the edge and gazed out on the onlookers. She then began to strum, and sang a lifting song about hugging the ones you love. As she sang on, all the participants came out one by one. … Continue reading

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