Oakwood hosts first Speech and Debate tournament in seven years

Oakwood High School hosted their first Speech and Debate tournament in seven years this past Saturday. The halls held students from all of the different events of the tournament, coming from all over the Great Miami Valley District. Lydia Beyer (10), competed at the tournament this past weekend.   “I thought it would be weird … Continue reading

The faces behind “Fools”

On Nov. 10, 11, and 12, students involved in the play presented Neil Simon’s “Fools” in the high school auditorium. Mark Kreutzer (11) Q: What was the best part about working as part of the crew? A: The best part of crew is getting to interact with an amazing cast. Q: Would you recommend other … Continue reading

Trump takes the tally

On Tuesday Nov. 8, millions of people across America took part in the 2016 presidential election, voting on the next President of the United States along with new House of Representative and Senate members. The next morning, after concession from the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, news outlets announced Republican, Donald Trump to be the 45th … Continue reading

Band marches into the past

  On Oct. 19, the marching band performed for students and parents alike in the pit. The band, directed by Adam Uhlenhake, performed many classics of alternative rock and video game medleys. The concert took place at 7 p.m. in the pit and lasted for 45 minutes. The band performed an array of music that … Continue reading

Holiday celebrations begin around the world; Oakwood students share traditions

Holiday traditions are different for every family, which vary depending on religion and location. All around the world, families and friends will gather to partake in diverse celebrations this season. Around the world, the month of December is considered a month of celebration for the holiday season. Here in Oakwood, many students celebrate holidays such as … Continue reading

Census shows changes in local demographics

Oakwood holds a reputation for its acclaimed school district and high taxes, but the demographics of the city are changing. The two most recent censuses from 2000 and 2010 are primary components in comparing demographics of the same city over time, creating trends and patterns for ages of residents, the average household size and income, … Continue reading

Tweeting kindness

Recently a new OHS account joined the Twittersphere, however, this account is not affiliated with the high school. On Monday, a student under the handle “Happy Lumberjack” (@oakwood_comps) started following other students on the social medium. The account states that it is for the purpose of spreading positivity through anonymous contributions to its ask.fm profile. … Continue reading

H2O15 benefits Uganda

Jills defeat Butler 54-48 in 3 OTs

The Oakwood Jills basketball team took three overtimes to beat the Butler Aviators, 54-48, on Monday, January 27th, in The Pit. Lauren Turner led the Jills in scoring with 23 points, while Georgie Murdock and Courtney Eggleston finished with 14 and 12 respectively. After being outscored 14-5 in the third quarter, the Jills battled back … Continue reading

Lumberjack Levy

The school levy was passed in the most recent election for the City of Oakwood which addressed the financial stability of the district. In a time where many schools are forced to cut copious programs due to Ohio’s decreased funding, Oakwood has been able to pass the school levy. This is not only to ensure … Continue reading

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