Announcements

Below are the announcements that are read each morning over the public address system..

All students interested in joining the A+ program, the last meeting of the year will be Wed., Jan.17 at 9:15 during ANP in the cafeteria. If you are already enrolled in the program, you do not need to attend. This is a reminder that French Club and French Honor Society are meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16. All honor society members MUST attend! Attention All Sophomores who are trying out for baseball this spring: there will be a short informational meeting in room 318 on Thursday, Jan. 25th at 2:15 p.m. Please see Coach Sturm or Coach Kern if you have any questions.
Attention All Freshman who are trying out for baseball this spring: there will be a short informational meeting in room 318 on Tuesday, January 23rd @2:15. Please see Coach Sturm or Coach Kern if you have any questions. Attention All Juniors and Seniors who are trying out for Varsity baseball this spring: there will be a short informational meeting in room 318 on Wednesday, January 31 at 2:15 p.m. Please see Coach Sturm or Coach Kern if you have any questions. ATTENTION OAKVILLE: The Sadie Hawkins Winter Formal is coming up! Girls, ask a guy, or just go with your friends for a night in a winter wonderland on January 27th at 7 pm in Gym A. Tickets are only $10 and will be on sale the week of the dance. If you and your date want to enter to be king or queen, post a picture of your proposal on Instagram and use the hashtag OHSWinterFormal2018. Please play fair, you will be automatically eliminated if you purchase likes on your post. The contest is growing day by day, so get your proposal out soon! We will stop counting the entries at the end of the school day on Friday, January 26th. Also, if you’re looking for a place to buy a corsage or boutonniere for the dance, Irene’s Floral Design is hosting a fundraiser sale and proceeds will go to benefit the Senior’s all night grad. This is a monumental event for Oakville, so let’s all come out and have a great night! See you at the Winter Formal, guys and gals!


   Do you have what it takes to be the next winner of Oakville's Got Talent? Start getting your acts together now for the 5th annual school-wide talent competition! Auditions will be January 12th, the Friday we return from break. Email Mrs. Ayres to sign up for an audition slot!
There will be an informational meeting for the Spring Play on Monday, Dec 18th at 2:30 in the Drama Center.  The meeting will last until about 3pm.  If you are interested in participating in the Spring Play come find out all the info!
If you are unable to attend the meeting, see Ms. Learn on Tuesday.

Attention class of 2019-our first planning meeting for all night graduation 2019 is scheduled for Tuesday, December 19th at 6:30 in the OHS library. Remember to friend request the "OHS class of 2019 all night graduation" Facebook page for more information about the event.

Seniors, the deadline to submit a senior recognition ad in the 2018 yearbook has been extended to Friday, Dec. 1st.  Order forms can be picked up in room 234.


Good morning! This Friday, Dec. 1st marks the beginning of Presents for Paws and our 11 days of Holiday Cheer! That's right- for 11 days we will be dressing festive and collecting supplies for 5 local animal groups in ANP! This is a competition and the winning class will be rewarded with the traveling golden bone! So start gathering your new and gently used pet supplies, towels and blankets and wear red and white for Candy cane day this Friday to start earning points for your ANP! Happy Holidays OHS!

"NHS is hosting a Homeless For A Night event. Before the basketball home games on December 5th, and December 6th, we will be collecting any used coats, sweaters, and jackets to donate to homeless people who would otherwise be cold. Anyone who brings in a donation will get into the basketball game for free! Collectors will be standing outside of the Gym A foyer as well as the main foyer to take all of the coats. We hope to see you donate! Thank you!"
"Join Gatekeepers after school today for our post-Thanksgiving celebration! Stop by room 229 for food, fun and fellowship. See you there!"
Gracias :)


If you are looking for some extra money during the holidays, West County mall is looking for students and adults to help direct traffic. These temporary positions are available from Nov. 24-Dec. 30, making $10.50 an hour. For contact information, see Mrs. Betzer in the Guidance Office.

Seniors---senior panoramic order forms are available in the office.  The cost is $10 and deadline is Friday, November 17.

If you're looking for a fun club to join this year, then Drama Troupe is just right for you!  Stage fright?  No worries! Drama Troupe is just a group of friends doing fun activities without the pressure of the spotlight.  The next meeting is on Wednesday,
Nov. 1st, 2:30-3:15 in the Drama Center.  Don't be late and bring your friends!

There are children not so far away, who may only eat one meal a day. Student Council is putting on a Dr.Seuss themed food drive starting next Wednesday, November 1st,  and going through November 21st! Bring your canned food items and toiletries to your ANP starting Monday for a chance to win prizes! The first pick up date is on November 10th, and the ANP who brings in the most items will get their own personal showing of highlights from the OHS Theatre Company’s Fall play, “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet!” One ANP from each grade level will win a donut party for their ANP if they bring in the most food by the last pick up date, November 21st. One Can, Two Can, Who can? YOU CAN!!


There will be NO late activity bus the week of Oct. 23-Oct. 27, only 4:00 for after school tutoring.  There are no open gyms or workouts during this week.

The blood drive is happening this Friday, Oct. 27th.  You  must be at least 16 years of age to donate, and 16 year olds must have a parental permission form signed.  You can sign up to donate at all lunches throughout the week. 

Seniors, the panoramic picture will be retaken (due to camera malfunction) on Friday, Oct. 27 during ANP at 9:15.  Wear your senior shirt if you have one.

Jostens will be here on Monday, Oct. 30 during all lunches for seniors who still would like to order cap/gowns/announcements.

WINTER SPORTS 2017-18
Begins Monday, October 30, 2017

Boys/Girls Basketball

Wrestling

Monday, November 6, 2017

Girls Swim & Dive

In order to tryout/practice, student athletes MUST have the following

--Current Physical (dated after Feb. 1, 2017)

--Completed Permit Card (available ONLY in the athletic office)

--$100 Athletic Fee (payable to Oakville Athletics)

All items turned into the Athletic Office and students will receive a BLUE CARD to give the coach on the first day of practice!  No blue card, no participation!

Questions or concerns, contact Athletics at 314-467-7201 or email;

moras@mehlvilleschooldistrict.net

Check out our website at www.OHSTigers.com

Seniors--Wednesday, Oct. 11
Panoramic picture taken during ANP at 9:15 a.m.
Wear your senior shirt if you have one.  
Jostens will be here for the presentation for their cap, gown
and graduation announcements.
Jostens will be at OHS on Wednesday, Oct. 18th from 9:15-12:30 p.m. to take 
graduation orders.

Congrats to the girls tennis team in taking 2nd Place in districts. Also the following girls qualified for Sectionals next Tuesday in Farmington. Singles Alex Blagojevic and the doubles team of McKenna Books and Callie Balin

Good luck ladies

 Congratulations to the band. They continued to soar at as they competed on Saturday winning Outstanding Music, Outstanding Guard, 1st place in their class and Grand Champion for the highest score of all 22 competing bands. 

"There will be a Games Club meeting after school Thurs., Sept. 28 th in room 299 until 3:20.  Feel free to stop by and bring a friend.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Kasper or Ms. Nitz." 

Parent/Teacher Conferences (2 days this year)
Wed., Oct. 4 from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thurs., Oct. 5 from 11:40 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
This year you have the opportunity to sign up on line for parent/teacher conference appointments.
Appointment sheets will be available on the teachers' tables / doors the days of the conferences with any remaining appointment times.
ONLINE SIGNUPS CLOSE on Wednesday, October 3rd at noon.


The Gay Straight Alliance will meet September 28th in the library from 2:15 to 3:30.
Their purpose is to create a safe, understanding and respectful environment for ALL students.

French club members: don't forget that your t-shirt money is due this Tuesday, Sept. 26. Shirts will NOT be ordered without payment.
Also, please check the Google classroom page to sign up if you are going to celebrate Oktoberfest with German Club.



Pink out shirts are on sale! Forms are available in the athletic office and due September 27th! Pink out for soccer is October 5th vs. Mehlville at Mehlville. Pink out for football is October 13th v. Mehlville at home. Turn in your form to Mrs. Zelenovich by Sept. 27 in room 205!


THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED AFTER SCHOOL ON OCTOBER 5TH FOR CONFERENCES.
Congratulations to the Marching Tigers as they swept their division winning Outstanding Music, Outstanding Visual, and Outstanding General Effect & 1st place in preliminary competition at Lafayette HS. The tigers finished in 3rd place during finals competition. 
  
Juniors still interested in ordering class rings...
Josten's make-up day is Wednesday, Oct. 11 during all lunches and 4-6 p.m. in the commons.  

 

"Student Against Destructive Decisions will have their first meeting on Thursday, September 28 in room 315 from 2:15 until 2:45.

We are looking for new members and are looking to raise awareness about the dangers of activities like drinking and driving. All are welcome to join."
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Hey OHS!
German Club will be holding Oktoberfest on Tuesday, September 26th after school in room 117.
All foreign language club members are invited.
Play the slingshot chicken game, the gonna hatch an egg game and win cool Oktoberfest prizes. Try some oom-pah-elicious German food.


All lunch applications are due by September 27. Any student currently receiving free or reduced breakfast and lunch that has not turned in their 2017-2018 meal application, will loose their temporary status on September 27.



Any A+ students looking for tutoring hours who can tutor College Prep Math please contact Mr. Ventimiglia in the guidance office.

Congratulations to the Marching Tigers. They competed in a contest on Saturday and brought home:

Outstanding Music
Outstanding Visual
Outstanding Color Guard & won 1st Place at the Farmington Marching Invitational 

HOSA or Future Health Professtionals will be having its first informational meeting this
 Thursday
 after school in room 208. If you have an interest in pursuing a career in the medical field, or if you would just like to learn about different health-related professions, come join us this Thursday in room 208! Everyone is welcome!

Juniors Class Ring Presentation
 SEPT. 13

ANP ASSEMBLY

CLASS RING PRESENTATION

SEPT. 20

RING ORDERS/COMMONS

4-6:30 P.M.

SEPT. 21

RING ORDERS/LUNCHES & COMMONS 4-6:30 P.M.

SEPT. 22

RING ORDERS/LUNCHES ONLY




"Hollywood"  Homecoming is Saturday, Sept. 9th at OHS  from 7-10 p.m.  Tickets
are on sale Tuesday, Sept. 5 through Thursday, Sept. 7 for $15.  On Friday, Sept. 8th tickets
increase to $20. No tickets will be sold at the door night of dance.

Spirit Week:
Tuesday, Sept. 5th   PJ Day
Wednesday, Sept. 6th   Gothic Day
Thursday, Sept. 7th  USA DAy
Friday, Sept. 8th  Superheroes VS Super Villians Day

Outside guest forms are available in the main office and need to be turned in at ticket
purchase.  All fees/fine must be taken care of before ticket sales, that includes athletics, books, library and cafe fines.  
Junior and Senior gold card ID holders will receive a free homecoming ticket.

--Get excited for tonight's homecoming game at 7!  It will be a Hawaiian beach theme so come wearing all your attire and be ready to have some fun in the sun! 


--Congrats to the girls golf team on an amazing 7th place finish yesterday out of 22 teams in the Lindbergh Invitational.  Congrats to Gabe Foppe on her top 20 finish yesterday.  
--Attention Sophomores:
Are you interested in becoming an Oakville Ambassador?  Ambassadors serve as the official tour guides for OHS and host 8th grade students who are shadowing.  If interested, please pick up an application in the Guidance Office.  Applications are due September 29.  If you have any questions, see Dr. Gross or Miss King in the Guidance Office.


--"Oakville High School Varsity softball is 3 and 0 so far this season, with a 12-2 win yesterday vs Northwest High School. They play at Kirkwood at 4:15 today."

--French Club and French Honor Society will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Remember to sign up to provide snacks and don't forget to bring your t-shirt design ideas! 

Senior Conferences will be held September 13th and 14th-all seniors are encouraged to attend.
Topics will include: the review of student transcripts, the college application process, financial aid and scholarships.  Sign up with Mrs. Betzer in the Guidance Office.

--A+ tutors available for Spanish 2, please see Mrs. King in the Guidance Office.
--Sr. class tshirts last call is Friday, Sept. 8th for $20.  See Mrs. Mueller in the main office.

--Cardinals Fundraiser
It's Oakville Night at the Cardinals v. Cubs game September 25th! Tickets are on sale for $25 each, but have a $50 face value. What a steal! Come cheer on Oakville at the Cardinals game! Order forms are available in the athletic office, or from any cheerleader. Order forms are due September 11th. Tickets will be passed out the following week. 

--Military Visits
September 8 Navy-- Sept. 13 Air Force, Sept. 20 Marines-- Oct. 3 Marines-- Oct. 13 Navy-- Oct. 18 Marines-- Nov. 1  Marines, Nov. 8 Navy-- Nov. 15 Marines-- Nov. 21 Air Force--Dec. 1 Navy
Dec. 6 Marines-- Dec. 20 Marines
--September 15--Paul Mitchell & Missouri Baptist Univ., 
--September 20--Quincy Univ & UMSL
--September 22--Maryville Univ
--September 29--Westminster College
--October 11--Northwest MO State & Mizzou & Webster Univ
--October 13--Univ of Iowa
--October 20--Univ of Alabama & Univ of Alabama-Huntsville & Univ of Dayton
--December 6--Missouri Western Univ








The St.. Louis CAPS Program provides juniors and seniors the opportunity to test-drive their future in high-skill, high-demand careers while embedded in a professional workplace for a year-long experience.  The CAPS program will be hosting an open house for current sophomores and juniors on Wednesday, January 11th from 8:00-9:30am and from 6:45-7:15 pm.  Please see your counselor for information.  
The St.. Louis CAPS Program provides juniors and seniors the opportunity to test-drive their future in high-skill, high-demand careers while embedded in a professional workplace for a year-long experience.  The CAPS program will be hosting an open house for current sophomores and juniors on Wednesday, January 11th from 8:00-9:30am and from 6:45-7:15 pm.  Please see your counselor for information.  







 
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