Launch Pad

Launch Pad

  • Lady Rocket Netters place First in Trico Tournament
  • No School- Monday, October 14
  • Student Council Meeting this Thursday!

FCA sponsors Meet Me at the Pole Event

Megan Rennegarbe, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

See You At The Pole is a national event where anyone can meet at a local flagpole to connect hands and pray for their community, their schools, their family, their friends, and many more. See You At The Pole was started in 1990...

Marching Toward Success

Marching Toward Success

October 1, 2019

FFA keeps it clean

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

During the Wheat Fest, the Okawville FFA was in charge of picking up trash.  The members took turns taking two-hour shifts. During these two hour shifts, they were to empty the trash cans and pick up any trash.  Also on Saturda...

Pie Stand has profitable Wheat Fest

Autumn Heberer, Senior Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

During Wheat Fest weekend, the pie stand sponsored by the Timepiece staff had great success. By 8:30 Sunday night, the stand was sold out of every pie slice. On Saturday, the stand ran out of hot dogs and had to buy another cas...

Active Shooter Drill Takes Place

Jordyn Heckert, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

On Friday, September 20, the Okawville Jr. Sr. High School had a school shooter drill. Beginning at 1:30 p.m., students were sent through their regular schedule of classes, 1st hour- 7th hour. They had one minute to get from one ...

Sophomore Class elects officers

Raegan Luechtefeld, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Sophomore class elections were held on Friday, September 13th during lunch. The votes had been counted and the results were announced Tuesday, September 17th. This year the sophomore class voted Scotty Coon as their president,...

Third place finish at Du Quoin volleyball tournament

Jordyn Heckert, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

On Saturday, September 7, the Lady Rockets Varsity Volleyball team played in the Duquoin Tournament. They stayed close with Herrin their first game but lost both matches, 25-22 and 25-10. The next game they took on a great battl...

Musicians raise money with a car wash

Thor Gavin, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

The Okawville Music Patron’s car wash was last weekend on Saturday hosted by our own Mr. Reed Recker and our band and chorus. They were at  the Okawville fire station from 9:30 to10:30 a.m. The money was raised to help pay fo...

Drama Club heads in a new direction

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Drama club has voted to do a musical this year.  They voted between Grease and Mamma Mia. Mamma Mia came out on top.  The musical Mamma Mia has 22 songs. The musical will take place on March 20-22.  On Tuesday, Septembe...

Leading the Start of Four Great Years

Jared Juenger, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Summer 2019 is over and it is time for a fresh start for the Class of 2023.  School is back in session and the freshman class needs officers to start off their first year of high school.  Voting for the freshman class officers...

“Mamma Mia!”

Autumn Heberer, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

This upcoming spring, the Drama Club will be performing its first musical: “Mamma Mia!” Auditions for the show will be held Wednesday, October 17th. There are thirteen spots open for acting roles with spoken lines and sol...

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