Launch Pad

Launch Pad

  • September 30Pink Out t-shirt order forms are due Tuesday, October 2.

  • September 30No School- Monday, October 8

  • September 30Student Council Meeting this Thursday!

Introducing – Mr. Recker, Band Director

Autumn Heberer, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Features, News

Another school year brings another new band director for Okawville. This year, the role has been taken over by Mr. Reed Recker. Mr. Recker attended SIU-C for four and a half years and taught for two years in Pinckneyville befo...

Veteran’s Day Program scheduled

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Showcase

On Friday, November 9th at 12:15 at Okawville Jr. Sr. High School there will be a Veterans’ Day assembly, where students will learn more about Veterans’ Day.  Our own Mr. Gaebe, who is one of the teachers who organized t...

FCA Prays for our school

Hannah Miller, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under News

FCA participated in an event called See You at the Pole. What even is see you at the pole? See you at the pole is a world wide event. Kids and teachers gather at their flagpole. Some people choose to pray out loud over their sch...

Helping Those in Need

Hannah Miller, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under News

The Okawville FCA collected supplies for the people affected by hurricane Florence in North Carolina. They accepted donations such as water bottles, canned food, cleaning supplies, etc. It could be dropped them off in the fron...

Rocket Social Media Begins to Soar

Kymberly Schmitt

September 30, 2018

Filed under Features, News

With the start of a new school year, our principal, Mr. Senior, has come up with a new idea. This year, he is having teachers take more pictures or videos when students are doing interesting projects or activities. With promoting o...

Giving the Gift that Costs Nothing to Give

Jared Juenger

September 30, 2018

Filed under News

Student Council hosted a blood drive on Tuesday, September 25th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Luechtefeld Gymnasium. About 35 people donated blood this year. Members of Student Council voluntered their time to work the blood dr...

Helping the Community

April 5, 2018

PTO Candle Fundraiser

PTO Candle Fundraiser

April 5, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, A Day to Remember

Ashley Langenstein

February 1, 2018

Filed under News

Who doesn’t love a five day weekend? Students in the Okawville grade school, Jr. Sr. high school, and many other schools in the district received an extra three days off school. Due to ice and snow, school was canceled on Fr...

Delegates Hard at Work

Delegates Hard at Work

January 24, 2018

News